Plus, StatsCan and the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police have struck a partnership to collect race-based data on police interactions.
Youth Minister Bardish Chagger is slated to testify before the House Finance Committee as it probes the process that led the government to award WE Charity a sole-source contract to oversee the $900-million 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.