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FUREY: Here's why it's up to Singh to expose Trudeau's game

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The latest developments in Lavscam are very bad indeed. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been found to have violated the Conflict of Interest Act. We’ve now gone from the realm of political messaging into the realm of lawbreaking.

There are those engaged in wordplay about how this isn’t a real law and it doesn’t come with major consequences so it’s no big deal. It’s true that the Conflict of Interest Act isn’t part of the Criminal Code. But if you think it’s not a real law, well, all you need to know is that if you want to read the act online you’ve got to do it at https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca. It’s a law.

Deep down though, everyone following this saga knows this already. They know things are bad. It just looks like we’re at the point in this affair where it doesn’t matter if people truly understand the legal nuts and bolts because their opinions are already set.

Those in the conservative camp and centre-right swing voters were already frowning on Trudeau. Meanwhile, Trudeau’s defenders are digging in their heels. It’s this latter camp where things could become interesting between now and the election.

One of the main defences of Trudeau right now has nothing to do with the details of........

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