Plus, the Conservatives also sent a letter to Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion, requesting that he open a separate probe into whether Finance Minister Bill Morneau ran afoul of conflict-of-interest rules.
Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre says the prime minister should testify before a House committee to respond to questions raised by his government's approval of a nearly $1-billion contract to have We Charity, an organization his family is closely linked to, administer a student-grant program. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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Justin Trudeau's Liberals should ensure they don’t end up in anymore ethical controversies, as these scandals lead people to think that it is ‘time for change,’ says Innovative Research president Greg Lyle.
'My primary concern was to make sure that the public service could fully support its recommendation, that without a doubt, WE Charity was the right, and indeed, the only partner to deliver the program,' says Mr. Trudeau.
'Canada is proud of being an independent country, or a country with its own independent foreign policy, so I hope that Canada is wise enough to make its own decision,' says Cong Peiwu, China's ambassador to Canada.