Trudeau, Kielburgers grilled in hearings on WE controversy
On Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his chief of staff Katie Telford appeared before the House finance committee to answer questions about the government's decision to select WE Charity to run the federal government's $900-million student volunteer program. Earlier this week, WE co-founders Marc and Craig Kielburger also appeared before the same committee.
The choice to select WE Charity for the program is also being investigated by the federal ethics watchdog because of Trudeau's ties to the organization.
Today on Front Burner, CBC Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos breaks down the prime minister's testimony, and brings us up to speed on the WE Charity controversy.