Conservatives ask languages watchdog to probe WE Charity decision

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 3, 2020 1:17 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives … Read More

WE Charity wouldn’t get ‘financial gain’ from controversial student grant program: Kielburgers

The founders of the controversial WE Charity, Craig and Marc Kielburger, defended what they billed as the good intentions behind a sole-sourced contract for their group to administer a federal … Read More

WE Charity founders say group ‘far from perfect,’ defend program launched while ‘scrambling’

The founders of the controversial WE Charity, Craig and Marc Kielburger, defended what they billed as the good intentions behind a sole-sourced contract for their group to administer a federal … Read More

WE Charity agreed to run student grant program as ‘favour’ to Canada: Kielburgers

The founders of the controversial WE Charity, Craig and Marc Kielburger, defended what they described as the good intentions behind a sole-sourced contract for their group to administer a federal … Read More

No word from feds on student volunteer program since WE deal scrapped, charities say

Non-profit groups that wanted to use Canada Student Service Grant to hire volunteers say they have not heard a peep from the federal government since WE Charity walked away from … Read More

Feds should have put $900M into existing summer jobs programs, opposition says

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 much-needed funds into an existing … Read More

Groups seek answers on status of $900M student program as WE controversy mounts

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 9, 2020 4:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA — Anxious students and … Read More

Students, groups looking for answers on status of $900M coronavirus grant program

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 9, 2020 4:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA — Anxious students and … Read More

Ethics commissioner launches investigation into Trudeau, $900M WE Charity contract

The federal ethics commissioner has announced a probe into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau relating to his government’s now-scrapped $900-million contract with WE Charity. Ethics critics for both the Conservatives and … Read More

Ethics commissioner launches probe into Trudeau and $900M WE Charity contract

The federal ethics commissioner has announced a probe into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau relating to his government’s now-scrapped $900-million contract with WE Charity. Ethics critics for both the Conservatives and … Read More

WE charity to stop handling coronavirus student volunteer program after backlash

OTTAWA — Youth Minister Bardish Chagger says the WE organization won’t manage the federal government’s $900-million program to pay students and fresh graduates for volunteer work this summer. In a … Read More

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