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Champagne says he repaid mortgages owed to state-run Bank of China, after facing scrutiny from opposition

By Beatrice Paez      

'I think Parliament has better things to do than focus on my apartments, so I did that. I’ve been disclosing that since 2016 when I entered politics, and every year since then,' the foreign affairs minister says.

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, pictured June 23, 2020, said he feels he has been 'very transparent' with the public about his financial obligations. Screen capture via ParlVu

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne says he has fully repaid the mortgages he had with the state-run Bank of China after facing criticism from opposition parties about a potential conflict of interest.

Beatrice Paez

Beatrice Paez is the digital editor at The Hill Times.
- bpaez@hilltimes.com


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