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Justice committee ends SNC-Lavalin probe

OTTAWA—The Liberal-dominated justice committee has pulled the plug on its probe of the SNC-Lavalin affair, prompting renewed howls of outrage from opposition MPs.

Conservative and New Democrat MPs unsuccessfully pressed the House of Commons' committee today to recall former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould so she could shed more light on the simmering controversy.

G7 to call out Russia's 'malign' intent

TORONTO—Canada and its G7 partners are saying “enough is enough” to attacks by Russia and other authoritarian countries in their democratic institutions, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said yesterday.

Freeland concluded talks with her G7 counterparts by affirming an organized effort to respond to foreign meddling and the spreading of false information—mainly by Russia.