Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) and Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick attend a cabinet shuffle on March 18, 2019. Reuters/Chris Wattie

Canada’s top civil servant Michael Wernick to quit as Justin Trudeau faces his biggest political crisis

  • Departure leaves prime minister needing to fill top job just months ahead of October election
  • Trudeau has been plagued by allegations that senior officials pressured former justice minister to avoid trial for engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group
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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) and Privy Council Clerk Michael Wernick attend a cabinet shuffle on March 18, 2019. Reuters/Chris Wattie
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