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PMO didn’t direct me to choose WE for volunteer program: Chagger

Jordan Press, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:19AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, July 16, 2020 9:55PM EDT OTTAWA – The federal minister responsible for a $912-million student volunteering program said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office didn’t order her to make the agreement with WE Charity that has

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PMO denies Trudeau was hostile toward Liberal MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes

OTTAWA — A spokesman for the prime minister’s office says Justin Trudeau had “emotional” conversations with Liberal MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes, but denies her claims the encounters were “hostile” or that Trudeau yelled at her. Caesar-Chavannes told the Globe and Mail in an interview Trudeau was angry when she told

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Appropriate for PMO to talk about SNC-Lavalin intervention, says Lametti

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti says it would have been appropriate for the Prime Minister’s Office to discuss with former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould the option of intervening to prevent criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. Lametti took over the justice and attorney general roles from Wilson-Raybould in a cabinet

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