In Committee from the House of Commons

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In Committee from the House of Commons - Procedure and House Affairs

Procedure and House Affairs (March 18, 2011)

International Cooperation Minister Bev Oda responded to allegations that she intentionally misled MPs with her explanations on how and why a document was altered to deny funding for KAIROS. Tthe faith-based aid group lost $7 million in funding after the word “not” was inserted to a CIDA document that had recommended the group should receive government funding.

The minister told commmittee members that she took full responsibility for the confusion created by her statements and apologized. The committee could find the minister in contempt of Parliament. CIDA president Margaret Biggs also testified.

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