Ottawa, ON – Michael Barrett, Conservative Shadow Minister for Ethics, issued the following statement regarding Justin Trudeau decision to hand a $900 million sole-sourced contract to a charity with a financial relationship with his family and close ties to the Liberal Party:

“Today’s news is scandalous. We know now that Justin Trudeau handed almost a billion-dollar contract to a charity that not only had close ties to the Liberal Party, but which paid his family almost $300,000.