Marc Kielburger

Marc and Craig Kielburger speak at the WE Day celebrations in Kitchener, Ont., on Feb. 17, 2011 (CP/Geoff Robins)

The attack on WE led to an immense loss

Chip Wilson: My family and I saw first-hand how the Kielburgers put children first. The destruction of a charity that has done so much good was unjustified.
Craig (left) and Marc speak to thousands during WE Day UN in New York City last fall (Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

The rise and fall of WE

The charity invented by an earnest 12-year-old finds itself engulfed in a cynical, star-studded cronyism scandal. How on earth did we get here?
The Kielburger brothers introduce Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau as they appear at the WE Day celebrations in Ottawa in 2015.(Adrian Wyld/CP)

WE all fall down: the Kielburgers and Liberal ’whataboutism’

Tying other parties to WE won’t work unless opposition politicians or their relatives took money for their appearances. But that’s not discouraging the Grits.
Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger speak during We Day in Toronto on Oct. 2, 2014 (CP/Hannah Yoon)

Every important number in the WE drama that’s consuming Ottawa

A $912-million program with a $43-million payout and 100,000 student volunteers who needed $5,000? And what about that $41,366 cheque?
Marc Kielburger (left) and Craig Kielburger (right) appear as witnesses via videoconference during a House finance committee meeting on July 28, 2020 (CP/Sean Kilpatrick)

Five takeaways from the Kielburgers’ testimony

It was a different sort of WE day in Ottawa, as the charity’s co-founders appeared before the House finance committee. Here’s what you need to know.