All posts tagged: We Charity

The ‘We Charity’ and the Trudeau family

There is a scandal brewing in Canada involving the family of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the We Charity that the Trudeau government gave nearly a half billion dollars too. The scandal is so bad that a committee in the House of Commons required the two brothers, Marc and Craig Kielburger, to appear to explain what happened. In a nutshell, while the Trudeau government flooded We Charity with cash, they were paying Trudeau’s family, mother and brother, speaking fees: nearly $500,000,000 versus $400,000. MP Pierre Poilievre asked Marc and Craig Kielburger some pointed questions at the committee meeting: BBC provides additional details: Mr Trudeau is facing the third ethics investigation of his five years in office over the government’s decision to task WE with administering the programme. WE Charity Canada would have received up to $43.5m to manage the programme under that agreement. Just over C$900m ($679m, £519m) was originally earmarked for the programme, designed to connect post-secondary students to volunteer opportunities – for which they would later receive a grant – to make up …

Tracking Justin Trudeau’s ethic’s scandals

Over the last few years, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has blundered from one ethic’s scandal to the next. However, some allege that the latest scandal smells more like corruption, as Trudeau’s family financially benefited from the Liberal government’s cozy relationship with We Charity. My favourite legal YouTuber, Viva Frei, provides an overview of Trudeau’s scandal-ridden dynasty.