5 things to know for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

5 things to know for Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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Canada s ethics commissioner Mario Dion has announced a probe into allegations of misconduct surrounding the prosecution of a case against SNC-Lavalin, saying he believes the law may have been broken. Here s what else you need to know to start your day.

1. PMO probe: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau into whether he or anyone in his office influenced former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould in the SNC-Lavalin case.

2. Forced labour: Provincial police have freed 43 people from a labour human trafficking operation in Barrie and Wasaga Beach, Ont., in what officials have compared to "modern day slavery."

3. Immigration fraud: Three men from India say their Canadian dreams have been crushed after allegedly being scammed by an unlicensed immigration consultant.

4. U.S. shutdown: Republican lawmakers have settled for less funding for new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, tentatively agreeing to a deal that would prevent another government shutdown.

5. Mars landing: A space travel company that once advertised one-way trips to Mars filed for bankruptcy in Swiss court last month and has officially dissolved, according to court documents.

One more thing

The Last Ship: Growing up in a northern England town where the local shipbuilding industry collapsed, legendary musician Sting says he knows what the GM workers in Oshawa, Ont., are going through.
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