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Nursing home charity whose foundation demanded Trudeau reimburse fee spent almost $1-million more on administration than charitable programs last year

Church of St. John and St. Stephen Home charity spent $3.2-million on management and administration in 2012 compared to $2.3-million on its charitable programs, according to Revenue Canada report.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, pictured in Ottawa when he won the leadership race. He's under fire for not reimburisng a $20,000 speaking fee to the charity after an event he spoke at did not gain as much money as organizers hoped.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The New Brunswick nursing home whose fundraising foundation had asked that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau return a $20,000 fee it paid him for a fundraiser last year spent $3.2-million on management and administration in 2012 compared to $2.3-million on its charitable programs, its report to Revenue Canada shows.

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Nursing home charity whose foundation demanded Trudeau reimburse fee spent almost $1-million more on administration than charitable programs last year

Church of St. John and St. Stephen Home charity spent $3.2-million on management and administration in 2012 compared to $2.3-million on its charitable programs, according to Revenue Canada report.

The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, pictured in Ottawa when he won the leadership race. He's under fire for not reimburisng a $20,000 speaking fee to the charity after an event he spoke at did not gain as much money as organizers hoped.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The New Brunswick nursing home whose fundraising foundation had asked that Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau return a $20,000 fee it paid him for a fundraiser last year spent $3.2-million on management and administration in 2012 compared to $2.3-million on its charitable programs, its report to Revenue Canada shows.

  

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
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The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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