Scandal brewing as Trudeau minister still can’t provide proof of projects worth billions of dollars

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Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna was cited by the Parliamentary Budget Office yesterday for “missing details” on thousands of public work projects, which have likely caused headaches for the Trudeau minister since a June 2 report from the PBO found that roughly 20,000 taxpayer-funded projects were lacking sufficient evidence to prove they had started. “This is not a fully exhaustive list,” the Budget Office wrote on Wednesday. McKenna in a March 10 report to Parliament said “over 52,000 projects have been announced government-wide with contributions of approximately $57.5 billion. Almost all of these projects are either started or completed.”