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Trudeau defends decision to have WE Charity run student grant program

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said WE Charity is the only organization capable of administering more than $900 million in grants for students this summer. The federal Liberal government has been criticized for allocating such a large sum of money to a third party that has ties to Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire. 

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    Anything to hand out Canadian's cash to his buddies…

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    This useless prick HAS to go!!!!! Now delete me!

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    Victoria Alvarez

    Corruption with a smile, the liberal mantra

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    Not at all bothered by this as long as it helps the students like it's intended. 3rd term coming keep up the salt cons lol.

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    Ludmila Manweiler

    Your lies new normal.

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    A leftist organization in charge of distributing billions of dollars in taxpayer money….what could possibly go wrong?

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    Is this the charity run by his wife??? Sophia!!! Talk about conflict of interest if it is!!!

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    Watch the money disappear. Conflict of interest and corruption at it's finest.

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    The least you could do is Canadians a reach around

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    This is the international charity that pays his wife to speak on their behalf. Consider this "" little "" gift a downpayment on your divorce settlement , Sophie dearest .

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    He makes me puck

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    How is he not going to jail, " single source" contract…means he handed his Mother and wife,almost a billion of our hard earned dollars. Did any of us have a say in this boondoggle?. Many self employed,long time taxpayers, aren't getting a penny right now. This cannot stand. If the CBC are critical, you know it,s bad.

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    Turn on the comments for the video about the couple with the guns. LMFAO.

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    He’s a sh!tty actor.

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    But I thought it was 'where theres smoke there IS fire".

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