Commons finance committee to hash out details of Trudeau testimony on WE deal

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OTTAWA — Members of the House of Commons finance committee will meet this afternoon to figure out the details of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's planned testimony.Trudeau and his chief of staff Katie Telford have agreed to speak with the committee as part of a parliamentary probe into the Liberal
OTTAWA — Members of the House of Commons finance committee will meet this afternoon to figure out the details of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's planned testimony.

Trudeau and his chief of staff Katie Telford have agreed to speak with the committee as part of a parliamentary probe into the Liberal government's aborted deal with the WE organization to run a $912-million student-volunteer program.

WE backed out of the program in early July citing the controversy over the Liberals' handing the organization a sole-sourced deal despite its ties to Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau.

The controversy hasn't abated, with the federal ethics commissioner probing whether Trudeau and Morneau violated conflict-of-interest…
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