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Canadian Government: Trudeau and World Poverty

canadian government: When it came out early in the new year that he spent the vacation in a Caribbean hideaway owned by the wealthy philanthropist, the opposition pounced, according to National Observer. They asked why Trudeau accepted a free vacation from a rich man whose charitable organizations, in some cases, relied on Canadian government help. The Prime Minister's Office initially tried to play down the trip, refusing to say where Trudeau would spend the holiday. The prime minister tried to brush things off, saying the Aga Khan is an old friend of his family indeed, Trudeau wished him a happy birthday Wednesday as well as a leader and a partner in the fight against world poverty. The saga has lingered to this day when the government announced a new ethics commissioner earlier this week, it rekindled memories of the controversy, since Trudeau and his officials had to recuse themselves from the selection process, since he was the subject of an inquiry. He also pointed out that the Aga Khan is an honorary Canadian citizen and an honorary Companion of the Order of Canada, but none of that carried any weight with his political foes. ( As reported in the news.