Second Canadian cabinet minister resigns over SNC-Lavalin scandal

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott speaks during the Assembly of First Nations, Special Chiefs Assembly in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s President of the Treasury Board resigned from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet on Monday, the second minister to leave in the wake of a political scandal that has roiled Trudeau’s tenure months before an October election. Jane Philpott’s resignation follows the departure of former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, who testified last […]

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