Limitations on the Access to Information Act and government heel-dragging could make it difficult to ever see the full truth behind the WE Charity controversy.
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, his party's finance critic, pictured on Aug. 19, 2020, showing a heavily redacted document that the government sent the House Finance Committee about its interactions with the WE Charity regarding a huge student grant program. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Ottawa hung around in August for some 5,000 pages of information on the controversial WE Charity potential student grant program.
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