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News Government General
August 19, 2020  

Docs suggest bureaucrats nudged to look to WE for student program

Controversy has spawned investigations by the federal ethics watchdog into possible conflicts of interest on the part of Trudeau and Morneau.

News Government General
August 11, 2020  

Ministers, top public servant to be grilled by committee on WE affair

The House of Commons ethics committee is conducting a review of existing safeguards in place to prevent conflicts of interest

News Government General
August 10, 2020  

Liberals turn over thousands of pages on WE decision

The Liberals handed more than 5,000 pages about the decision to the committee over the weekend

News Government General
August 10, 2020  

Rent relief program becomes new front in fight between Liberals, opposition

Opposition parties are trying to draw parallels between the decision to have the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. run the program and the WE controversy

News Government General
August 6, 2020  

Opposition hoping for answers in government documents about WE Charity deal

The feds have until Aug. 8 to table with the Commons finance committee all documents related to the now-cancelled agreement

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

Saskatchewan government drops contract with WE Charity over controversy

The Saskatchewan Party government had planned to partner with the organization on a $260,000 deal to promote mental well-being in schools

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

WE controversy takes bite out of Trudeau, Liberal popularity: Poll

49% said that if Trudeau is found to have broken the ethics law a third time, there should be an election to decide if he is fit to continue serving as PM

News Government General
August 5, 2020  

No students participated in grant program, government says, to charity’s surprise

Students participating in the grant program had been promised they would receive up to $5,000 toward the cost of their post-secondary educations

News Government General
August 4, 2020  

Trudeau expected perception issues with WE deal, but no conflict of interest

The PM testified July 30

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

Charities worry about loss of trust, donations in wake of WE deal controversy

The pandemic has only accelerated a years-long trend for many groups that have sought alternative revenue streams through the sale of goods and services

News Government General
July 30, 2020  

Trudeau to testify July 30 on WE Charity controversy [UPDATED]

Trudeau’s chief of staff Katie Telford is also scheduled to testify July 30

News Government General
July 29, 2020  

WE sponsored travel for donors not the norm for other charities: experts

Morneau told the House of Commons finance committee last week he had freshly repaid WE Charity more than $41,000

News Government General
July 28, 2020  

Kielburgers to testify at Commons committee over student program

Trudeau and his top aide, chief of staff Katie Telford, are scheduled to testify July 30 about the program and deal with WE

News Government General
July 28, 2020  

RBC drops We Charity sponsorship and donations amid political scandal

RBC backing away from the charity comes after Virgin Atlantic Airways has already suspended its sponsorship of the embattled organization