That's how many charities have taken Justin Trudeau up on his offer to repay speaking fees he received while he was a member of Parliament.
And now, according to Postmedia News, the Grace Foundation — the senior's charity who spurred the controversy when they leaked a letter asking for their money back — has actually rescinded their request and have distanced themselves from some of their rabble- rousing directors.
Trudeau spokeswoman Kate Monfette said the Liberal leader’s office was in recent contact with [Foundation chairman Ian] Webster “and he informed us that they will not be requesting a reimbursement.”
“They consider this matter closed,” Monfette added.
The foundation’s website on Monday showed five of the organization’s 10 board members no longer listed.
The Trudeau-speaking event story reached a frenzy stage, last month, when it was learned that the Prime Minister's Office was secretly trying to advance it.
In June, a letter from the Grace FoundationRead More »from Trudeau speaking engagement story fizzles as charity rescinds request for refund