He resigned as Canada’s finance minister in August amid the WE Charity controversy.
He used public money to boost Liberal candidates’ election campaigns, the watchdog ruled.
Bill Morneau resigned from the senior cabinet position Monday.
He will step down as MP for Toronto Centre, and plans to leave politics.
The PM and his finance minister are meeting Monday, sources say.
He plans to move a motion of non-confidence this fall if his demands aren’t met.
The Globe and Mail reported Justin Trudeau is not seeing eye to eye with the finance minister on the coronavirus recovery.
Both the prime minister and his chief of staff suggested they didn’t believe there was a conflict.
The prime minister said he “deeply” regrets how the controversy has unfolded.
“How many times do we have to go through things like this?”