Of course, the other aspect of the question involves a statement by the Prime Minister, who said that he had done an in-depth evaluation of WE, and there was no other possibility. It was either offer them the program or not offer it at all. In other words, only WE was able to do it.
However, the president of the Public Service Alliance of Canada has clearly stated that the public service could and should have done all the work.
As regards bilingualism and the fact that WE was not able to manage a national program of this kind, does your organization also check whether charitable organizations are able to provide services in both the country's official languages?