The minister said she did not 'personally' bring the recommendation to award WE oversight of the program to the attention staff at the Prime Minister’s Office before it was discussed at cabinet.
Youth Minister Bardish Chagger, pictured at meeting of the House Finance Committee on July 16, says WE could have received more funding, depending on the level of interest from students. Screenshot via ParlVu
Youth Minister Bardish Chagger said on Thursday WE Charity could have received a total of $43.5-million for its administration of a now-abandoned deal to help match students with volunteer placements.
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Brian Clow, executive director of issues management, parliamentary affairs and Canada-U.S. relations remains at the helm, and works closely with Elise Wagner, adviser for issues and Canada-U.S. relations within the PMO.
One-term former Liberal MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes talks to The Hill Times about her life in federal politics and about her upcoming book, Can You Hear Me Now?, and she says she's not ruling out a return to the Hill.