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Liberals Say They Will Back Off Delay Tactics on WE Charity Affair

OTTAWA—The Liberals say they will cede some ground on the WE Charity affair, which has been mired in filibusters and duelling committee motions for nearly two months. Government House leader Pablo Rodriguez says his party has agreed to send unredacted documents linked to the controversy to the parliamentary law clerk, who will then decide what information needs to be blacked out to protect personal privacy. The concession comes in response to a Conservative motion that calls on the Speaker of the Commons to rule that redactions made to more than 5,000 pages of government documents on the WE affair amount to a breach of the committee’s privileges. “We have now agreed to send unredacted documents to the Law Clerk, except those that were redacted to protect cabinet confidences and unrelated material as already allowed by the committee motion,” Rodriguez said Monday in a Twitter post. That proposal differs somewhat from …