October 23, 2021

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Possible foundation | Ottawa declined to confirm whether Julie Payet will receive financial assistance

Possible foundation |  Ottawa declined to confirm whether Julie Payet will receive financial assistance

(Ottawa) If former Governor General of Canada Julie Payet chooses to lay the same foundation as her predecessors, the federal government will be tough on her position on financial aid.


The Canadian Press

Ottawa has allocated $ 30 million over the past 15 years to support charities with foundations created when the Governor-General retires after his term ends.

The office of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declined to say whether the government would provide the same financial assistance to Mr.To me Payet, if she decides to follow in the footsteps of other former governors general.

Julie Payet resigned as Governor-General of Canada last month, completing only three of her five years. Her departure revealed through an independent investigation report that she had created a toxic working environment in Ridow Hall.

OmTo me So far Payet has not expressed an intention to lay a foundation. The Canadian press tried to reach out to her to comment on the matter.

Beatrice Phenelon, a spokeswoman for the Privy Council, sent a statement to the Prime Minister’s Office. She said such funds would not be automatically granted to the former governor-general and would be decided on a case-by-case basis.

The foundations created by the former Governor-General of Canada are subject to the same rules and requirements as other charities in the country.

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