Sun. Sep 19th, 2021

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced a parliamentary committee Thursday, where he testified on his government’s decision to ask WE Charity to administer a $912-million student grant program.

Trudeau appeared before the House of Commons Finance Committee (FINA) at 3 p.m. ET as part of the parliamentary probe into the nearly 1-billion dollar program.

Katie Telford, his chief of staff, testified after Trudeau.

During the virtual hearing, Trudeau claimed that when he received the information WE Charity was being recommended by public service to deliver the student grant program, he “pushed back” and added that he was not presented with other options of charities to carry out the program by public service.

WE Charity backed out of administering the program in early July amid a controversy over the Liberals’ awarding the organization a sole-sourced contract despite its close ties to the Trudeau family.

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6 thoughts on “Trudeau, chief of staff testify before House Finance Committee on WE Charity deal | FULL”
  1. Hell he is an Angle compaired to Trump. On the other hand the P.C. party is just as bad as trump. If anyone remembers the cominist Alliance party joined in with the P.C party. .And remember the send off Canada gave Steven weenie Harper ? ..Maybe we need to vote NDP. Next time. But if Justin Truedeau runs again I will vote for him. P.S what wife tells their husband everything they do?

  2. Last time (SNC-Lavalin), it was in the name of Canadian Jobs; This time again in the name of Canadian Teen’s Jobs. Do we still have law and order in Canada?

  3. It’s no longer “volunteer service” if you end up getting paid now is it?

    a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task.


    freely offer to do something.

    “he volunteered for the job”

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