According to Ind. MP Raj Grewal’s Facebook posts, the cost to attend the April 6 fundraiser was $500 per person, and 1,200 people attended the event
Liberal-turned-Independent MP Raj Grewal, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, announced three weeks ago that he was resigning from his seat, but recently said in a video statement posted on his Facebook page that he was reconsidering his decision and would make a final announcement about his future before the House returns for the winter sitting in late January. He was kicked out of the Liberal caucus last Saturday. The Hill Times file photograph
NDP MP Nathan Cullen has asked Commissioner of Canada Elections Yves Coté to investigate an April fundraiser organized by rookie MP Raj Grewal who is said to have raised $600,000 in one night.
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