Since Morneau was part of cabinet when the decisions to award WE the contract to administer the controversial $912 million student grants program, there are now calls for Morneau to resign.

It’s all quite something for the man who was supposed to be the calming presence, the adult in the room to serve as a counterweight to Justin Trudeau.

That French villa, far away from the din of Canadian media, probably sounds pretty appealing to Morneau right now.

Read True North’s Anthony Furey’s latest in the Toronto Sun!

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