WE Charity Scandal: Clerk of the Privy Council Returns

In Committee from the House of Commons

WE Charity Scandal: Clerk of the Privy Council Returns

Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics – August 11, 2020 – Part 1:

Ian Shugart, clerk of the Privy Council and secretary to the Cabinet, returns to face MPs over how the now-cancelled $900-million sole-sourced contract was awarded to the WE Charity Foundation. WE Charity was tasked to administer a student-volunteering program, but backed away from the contract after personal connections between the organization, the prime minister and finance minister came to light.