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WE Charity was eligible to receive up to $43-million under now-abandoned deal, says Chagger

By Beatrice Paez, Palak Mangat      

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. 

Beatrice Paez

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


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