Global News Ottawa bureau chief on RCMP contacting JWR; CPC deputy leader calls out Justin Trudeau and Liberals re Ethics Commissioner report; Canadian Civil Liberties exec director on Ethics Commissioner report and is police investigation required; 18yr

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In the interview to be aired tomorrow on Global Television's The West Block, Jody Wilson Raybould tells Mercedes Stephenson, Global News Ottawa bureau chief and host of The West Block, the RCMP contacted JWR re the SNC-Lavalin issue earlier this year.

The Conservative Party of Canada's response to the scathing report by parliamentary Ethics commissioner Mario Dion concerning Justin Trudeau's attempt to exert influence in the SNC-Lavalin scandal. Does CPC believe there is a chance at all Liberal MPs on the parl Ethics Committee will vote with opposition to keep investigation alive? Dion has said he is pepared to appear before the committee at short notice.

Jody Wilson-Raybould tells Global News Ottawa bureau chief & The West Block host Mercedes Stephenson RCMP contacted her earlier this year re SNC-Lavalin/Trudeau/PMO scandal. -- and ---- RCMP now 'carefully' reviewing SNC-Lavalin affair, following the release of the report by parliamentary Ethics commissioner Mario Dion this week. Does the RCMP have sufficient reason to investigate the actions of the Prime Minister / PMO re pressure applied on former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to convince the Office of Public Prosecutions not to proceed with criminal charges against SNC-Lavalin?

Dan McTeague was a Liberal MP for 18 years under Prime Ministers Jean Chretien and Paul Martin, as well as under the party leadership of Justin Trudeau. What is McTeague's assessment of this week, the Dion report and its impact not only on Trudeau, but also the backbone of the Liberal government, namely the back benchers who toil in the political gulag and now must go door-knocking for the under duress PM?

And how are the powerful members of the LPC reacting?

The New York medical examiner has stated accused underage girls sexual abuser Jeffrey Epstein's death was by suicide.

Not so fast says U.S. prison expert and founder of Wall Street Prison Consultants, Larry Levine. Levine's company works with clients from federal indictment to trial, sentencing and prison survival, through supervised release. Levine himself spent 10 years in prison from maximum security institutions to minimum security.

Larry Levine makes a case that Jeffrey Epstein may well be the victim of prison foul play.

What lies ahead for Hong Kong as China increasingly expresses its unwillingness to tolerate "terrorist" demonstrators and demonstrations in the former British protectorate? Will there be a mass exodus of expat Hong Kong residents, including many from Canada?

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Guests:

Mercedes Stephenson. Global News Ottawa bureau chief and host of The West Block.

Lisa Raitt. Deputy leader. CPC.

Michael Bryant. Executive director Canadian Civil Liberties Association and former Ontario Attorney General. Bryant supported an RCMP investigation six months ago, but does he still today?

Dan McTeague. Frm. Liberal MP.

Larry Levine. Founder: Wall Street Prison Consultants and host of own radio program Street Justice.

Robert Daly. Director of the Wilson Center's Kissinger Institute on China and the United States. Served as U.S. diplomat in Beijing and as an interpreter for Chinese and U.S. leaders including President Jimmy Carter and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

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