(October 30, 2020) Ottawa’s ethics commissioner Mario Dion has dropped his investigation into former finance minister Bill Morneau’s trips with the WE Charity saying he believed that Moreau truly thought he had paid for trips he had taken to Kenya and Ecuador with the charity himself. Morneau has been among the collateral damage caused by the federal … [Read more...] about Ethics Commissioner drops investigation into Bill Morneau’s trips with WE Charity
(August 14, 2020) On June 25th, the news broke about $900 million in federal COVID relief for students being funnelled through the WE Charity. In the intervening eight weeks, the ill-fated partnership has possibly become the biggest charity news story in Canadian history. “The WE Charity is the biggest and the most complex controversy I can recall in the … [Read more...] about The biggest charity scandal in Canada’s history?
(July 6, 2020) In what's become the latest charity controversy, nine days after the federal government announced a plan to partner with charity to put up to 5,000 dollars into the pockets of 20,000 students, the partnership is dead in the water. And we're left wondering who benefitted from that particular skirmish, and what it says about charity in our time. At issue … [Read more...] about Charity Controversy: A week of WE. Now what?