National News Scheer demands response from former Justice Minister on SNC-Lavalin allegations; Abusive coaches a big concern in Canada SHARE ON: James Bowler, contributor, Monday Feb. 11th, 2019 Scheer pressures Trudeau to let Jody Wilson-Raybould speak in SNC-Lavalin matter Andrew Scheer is demanding to hear from Ottawa’s former Justice Minister. The Tory leader is pressuring Trudeau to allow Jody Wilson-Raybould to speak on her dealings in the SNC-Lavalin case. The Canadian company was charged with corruption-related activities in Libya and reports suggest Trudeau put pressure on Wilson-Raybould to meddle in the matter. Trudeau has denied the allegations, but Scheer wants to hear it from the source. CBC investigation finds hundreds of coaches convicted for underage assault A new report suggests a disturbing trend is happening in kid’s sports across Canada. A CBC News investigation found over 200 coaches have been convicted of assault on a minor since the late 90s. The assaults involved hundreds of children. Experts say this investigation proves the need for a massive overhaul and more oversight for children’s sports. Canada’s GST founder dies from cancer The father of Canada’s GST has died. Former Tory Finance Minister Michael Wilson passed away at the age of 81 yesterday following his ongoing battle with cancer. Wilson was named Finance Minster by Brian Mulroney and is responsible for creating the Goods and Services Tax in the early 90s. Climate concerns top the list of worries across the globe: study New research suggests climate change is the biggest worry around the globe. A recent poll across many countries found the environmental impact is quickly becoming the top concern, followed by terrorist and cyber attacks. Nearly half of the global population polled was also very concerned with the growing power and influence of the US led by President Donald Trump.