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Tories ask procurement watchdog to review contracts between Ottawa, WE Charity

Jul 2 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives have asked Canada's procurement watchdog to review the circumstances around several sole-sourced contracts between the Liberal government and WE Charity, including its administration of a $900-million federal program for students. They sent a letter to federal procurement ombudsman Alexander Jeglic on Thursday as questions continue to surface around Ottawa's decision to […]

Tories ask procurement watchdog to review contracts between Ottawa, WE Charity

Jul 2 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives have asked Canada's procurement watchdog to review the circumstances around several sole-sourced contracts between the Liberal government and WE Charity, including its administration of a $900-million federal program for students. They sent a letter to federal procurement ombudsman Alexander Jeglic on Thursday as questions continue to surface around Ottawa's decision to […]

Tories ask procurement watchdog to review contracts between Ottawa, WE Charity

Jul 2 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives have asked Canada's procurement watchdog to review the circumstances around several sole-sourced contracts between the Liberal government and WE Charity, including its administration of a $900-million federal program for students. They sent a letter to federal procurement ombudsman Alexander Jeglic on Thursday as questions continue to surface around Ottawa's decision to […]

Kielburger backtracks after saying PM’s office contacted WE about $900M program

Jun 30 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — One of the co-founders of WE Charity says he "misspoke" when he told youth leaders that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's staff reached out in April to see if the organization would administer what became a $900-million federal student-aid program. The Canadian Press has obtained video of Marc Kielburger telling youth leaders during a conference […]

Kielburger backtracks after saying PM’s office contacted WE about $900M program

Jun 30 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — One of the co-founders of WE Charity says he "misspoke" when he told youth leaders that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's staff reached out in April to see if the organization would administer what became a $900-million federal student-aid program. The Canadian Press has obtained video of Marc Kielburger telling youth leaders during a conference […]

Kielburger backtracks after saying PM’s office contacted WE about $900M program

Jun 30 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — One of the co-founders of WE Charity says he "misspoke" when he told youth leaders that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's staff reached out in April to see if the organization would administer what became a $900-million federal student-aid program. The Canadian Press has obtained video of Marc Kielburger telling youth leaders during a conference […]