Francois Legault, the premier of Quebec, has posted a comment on the decline in SNC-Lavalin's share price, which has been attributed to the legal uncertainty surrounding the company. SNC-Lavalin headquartered in Montreal.
In 2014, a former senior executive at SNC-Lavalin pleaded guilty in Switzerland to bribing Mr. Qaddafi's son, Saadi. Last month, Pierre Duhaime, the former chief executive of SNC-Lavalin, pleaded guilty to "willful blindness" when the company paid 22.5 million Canadian dollars, or about $ 16.9 million, to hospital management in Montreal A new building.
SNC-Lavalin has been running a public relations campaign to gain public support for a Libya case, arguing that it has reformed its internal practices and purged its ranks of corrupt executives.
Cameron Ahmad, a spokesman for the prime minister, said in an interview on Monday that the measure was discussed by parliamentary committees.
Mario Dion, the ethics commissioner, said in his letter that he would investigate Mr. Trudeau's actions under a section of the Conflict of Interest Act that prohibits federal politicians from using their influence to "improperly further another person's private interests."
Speaking in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Monday, Mr. Trudeau said he welcomed the inquiry.
"This is an issue that has been talked about over the last few days, and I think it's important system, "he told reporters. He added that in conversations with Ms. Wilson-Raybould last fall, "I told her directly that they were doing things alone."