Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been under immense scrutiny lately due to the SNC-Lavalin controversy, which has caused his popularity and trustworthiness to drop among Canadians. In the midst of the controversy, Justin Trudeau has publicly addressed the SNC-Lavalin scandal and says he will not apologize for it. The prime minister continues to insist that he did not do anything wrong.\nREAD ALSO: Justin Trudeau's Latest Tweet Has Prompted Many Canadians To Call For His Resignation Amidst SNC-Lavalin Scandal\nSo why has the SNC-Lavalin scandal caused some Canadians to lose trust in the prime minister? Well, Justin Trudeau and his office have been accused of inappropriately pressuring Jody Wilson-Raybould, who was then Canada's former attorney, to avoid pressing criminal charges in the SNC-Lavalin court case.\nWilson-Raybould has now stepped down from the role due to the scandal, and twos have as well – Trudeau's advisor and longtime friend Gerald Butts and Treasury Board President Jane Philpott.\nREAD ALSO: Canada's Former Attorney General Has Officially Resigned Amid The Major SNC-Lavalin Scandal\nIn the midst of the controversy, many Canadians have called for Justin Trudeau to resign. Now, the prime minister himself has publicly addressed the SNC-Lavalin scandal and is still refusing to apologize.\nView this post on Instagram Last night we kicked off our 2019 town hall tour in Kamloops with some thoughtful questions and conversations about the things that matter most to you. No filter, no pre-screened questions. Get the link to watch in my story. We’re off to Regina for another one tonight! 🇨🇦 Hier soir, nous avons donné le coup d’envoi de notre tournée d’assemblées publiques de 2019 à Kamloops avec des questions et des conversations réfléchies sur les enjeux les plus importants pour vous. Aucun filtre, aucune question choisie à l’avance. Cliquez sur le lien pour la voir dans ma story. Nous partons à Regina pour tenir une autre assemblée ce soir! A post shared by Justin Trudeau (@justinpjtrudeau) on Jan 10, 2019 at 11:52am PST\nTrudeau spoke at a press conference today on Thursday, March 7. The conference took place at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. The prime minister said that he "takes responsibility" for what he calls an "erosion of trust" between former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould and his office, according to Global News.\nHe continues to refute her claim that his office inappropriately pressured her, and did not apologize for his actions in this incident. Trudeau continues denying that there were any inappropriate or illegal interactions.\nTrudeau was asked not once but twice by reporters whether he would apologize for himself and his team in light of the SNC-Lavalin scandal. Both times, he refused to say sorry for the incident, Global News reports.\nView this post on Instagram The start of a new parliamentary session – in a new House of Commons. We’re ready to continue working hard to keep our economy strong and create more jobs for Canadians. 🇨🇦 Le début d’une nouvelle session parlementaire – dans une nouvelle Chambre des communes. Nous sommes prêts à poursuivre nos efforts en vue de maintenir la force de notre économie et de créer plus d’emplois pour les Canadiens. A post shared by Justin Trudeau (@justinpjtrudeau) on Jan 28, 2019 at 6:06pm PST\nTrudeau had no apology whatsoever to how he handled the SNC-Lavalin case. When he was asked specifically if he would apologize for the controversy, he refused to. Instead, he continued to deny the allegations.\n"In regards to standing up for jobs and protecting our rule of law, I continue to say there was no inappropriate pressure," he responded to reporters, according to Global News.\n"I’m obviously reflecting on lessons learned through this and I think Canadians expect that of us … there are things that we have to understand and reflect on and do better next time."\n@justinpjtrudeauembedded via\nTrudeau's latest address of the SNC-Lavalin affair is one month after it was revealed to the public through a report by The Globe and Mail that the Prime Minister’s Office inappropriately pressured Wilson-Raybould to prevent criminal charges from being pressed in the court case of SNC-Lavalin.\nSince the report was released, the prime minister has been facing immense public backlash. Initially, he flat-out denied the report and called it "false", but just days later, he switched his defense and said that he was trying his best to save jobs through the way he handled the court case.