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Money over the law – Prince George Citizen

March 13, 2019

It is sad that the Canadian government in power now, as previous governments as well, seek to promote corporations making big bucks rather than standing up for the environment, stopping climate change, and looking after the rights of Indigenous peoples, by following the UN Charter for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

We are fortunate that Jody Wilson-Raybould has made Trudeau’s cozy relationship with SNC-Lavalin public. The Canadian government has a long history of cozying up to corporations and putting the law aside for them.

Justin Trudeau has shown throughout his term in office that he is willing to ignore Indigenous rights in order to satisfy corporate greed. Corporations should always have to follow Canadian law and suffer the consequences when they break them. Corporations should not have ‘special treatment’ just because they are “job creators.”

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