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WE Day Speakers Were Not Paid: Former Chair

by on August 3, 2020 0
The Kielburgers disputed the suggestion they had close personal ties with the Trudeau family. Payments made to members of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s family for appearing at WE events came under scrutiny Tuesday after the former chair of WE Charity’s board of directors testified that the board was explicitly told speakers were not paid.... Read More

No evidence of Trudeau contact with WE Charity before deal awarded: PCO Clerk

by on July 21, 2020 0
The federal government’s top public servant says there is no evidence to suggest Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with WE Charity before the organization was awarded a deal to run a student-volunteer program. Privy Council Clerk Ian Shugart made the comment during testimony Tuesday morning before the House of Commons finance committee. He faced numerous questions... Read More

Feds should have put $900M into Canada Summer Jobs program: Opposition

by on July 14, 2020 0
Federal opposition parties are demanding to know why the Liberal government created a $900-million program to help students find volunteer positions rather than putting the money into an existing summer jobs program. The government says the new Canada Student Services Grant is intended to reward tens of thousands of students who are having a... Read More

Trudeau takes a pass on meeting this week with Trump, Lopez Obrador

by on July 6, 2020 0
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a pass on a meeting this week with U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Trudeau’s office says he wishes the two countries and their leaders well but Trudeau will remain in Ottawa for a cabinet retreat and a scheduled sitting of Parliament. Lopez Obrador... Read More

Trudeau co-hosts UN summit to develop global pandemic recovery plan

by on May 31, 2020 0
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will co-host today a major United Nations conference aimed at developing a co-ordinated global response to mitigate the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unless countries come together now to co-ordinate a recovery plan, the UN estimates the pandemic could slash nearly US$ 8.5 trillion from... Read More

Trudeau co-hosts UN summit to develop global pandemic recovery plan

by on May 30, 2020 0
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will co-host today a major United Nations conference aimed at developing a co-ordinated global response to mitigate the devastating social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unless countries come together now to co-ordinate a recovery plan, the UN estimates the pandemic could slash nearly US$ 8.5 trillion from... Read More
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