Morneau charged $202.80 on July 22nd, the same day he was testifying on the WE scandal, completely remotely via Zoom.
Morneau—whose personal wealth is counted in millions—will have to pay a measly $300 fine, and will have to post a copy of the findings on his social media.
The Kielburger brother-founded WE Charity had previously announced in August that it would be laying off dozens of employees across Canada and the United Kingdom.
Former finance minister Bill Morneau reportedly charged taxpayers over $80,000 for travel prior to the pandemic.
The question at the top of mind for Canadians right now is "will he get away with it?"
To use proroguing to stop investigations into one's ethical conduct is an outrageous abuse of executive power.
Newly-disclosed records contradict testimony by ex-Finance Minister Bill Morneau that he had scant personal contact with a federal contractor, WE Charity.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new Finance Minister has said that the "restart" of Canada's economy should be focused on green energy.
You may have been upset to discover that the prime minister's right-hand man, Bill Morneau, resigned yesterday.
This was about saving Trudeau’s career, nothing more. While Freeland may end up doing all the work, Trudeau is still responsible in the end.
"At a time when Canadians are looking for stability and leadership, Justin Trudeau has given them corruption, chaos, and cover-ups," wrote Scheer.
The Trudeau government's decision to prorogue parliament in the middle of the WE scandal has raised some eyebrows.
Trudeau is currently under investigation under the ethics act. It is unknown whether any Trudeau cabinet member is under a criminal investigation by the RCMP.
This will make Freeland the country’s first female finance minister. Freeland will continue to serve as deputy prime minister.
Morneau has served as the prime minister’s finance minister since the Liberal’s election victory in 2015—becoming one of the longest serving finance ministers in Canada’s history.
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