December 18, 2016

“Independent think tank” Canada 2020 “looks like a political arm of the Liberal Party”

Holly NicholasRebel Commentator

Canada 2020 calls itself “Canada’s leading, independent, progressive think-tank working to redefine the role of the federal government for a modern Canada.”

It was founded by one of Trudeau’s long time buddies, Tom Pitfield, who is married to Anna Gainey, the President of the Liberal Party of Canada.

Cabinet ministers attend events hosted by the organization and they’ve admitted that donors have access to the events, where they get to rub shoulders with the government.

Trudeau has been to at least three events hosted by Canada 2020.

But now, they’ve brought in a new policy that donors must acknowledge that their money won’t buy time or favours from the Liberals. This shows that they’re trying to distance themselves from and cover for the Liberals.

It’s very hard to keep track of donors to organizations like Canada 2020 because they don’t have to disclose that information.

But it’s now come to light from documents filed with Elections Canada that the Liberals paid Canada 2020 $13,833 to rent a space from them to operate a volunteer centre during the federal election campaign from August to October of 2015.

Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson is saying that she’ll follow up with the Liberals after interim leader for the Conservative Party of Canada, Rona Ambrose, has been calling for a deeper look into the scandal, going as far as suggesting that the Trudeau government could be breaking Conflict of Interest and Lobbying Acts.

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commented 2016-12-20 09:35:40 -0500
Well stated MARK GODDARD
commented 2016-12-19 14:27:31 -0500
The entire electoral process and situation has been hijacked by the Liberal party of Canada. When Mr. Harper was PM, they just could not stand it and used every dirty trick in the book to unseat him. The treacherous and partisan liberal supporting media sways public opinion by cherry picking what they want to use to make their opponents look bad while making their side look good. They do this by suppressing negative stories about those they support and highlighting negative stories of those they do not. Then they suppress positive stories of those they are against while creating positive stories on who they support. If there is little positive news then they fabricate it and turn insignificant things into significant ones. They feel that the ends justify the means and do not care about ethics or people they hurt. They target the ill informed or the naive who believe the propaganda. There is little anyone can do to fight this because it is like fighting the system. Like one person trying to challenge the government when the government has unlimited resources and can win by just outlasting you. That is why THE REBEL is so important. So crucial to the truth and reality. We are now seeing many people jumping on this Liberal bandwagon because it is a gravy train for them and because the Liberals are letting what used to be called “fringe groups” form policy to impose their ideology upon us all. Many of these former fringe groups are controlled by foreigners so Canada has lost a lot of its national identity and sovereignty. The Rebel.media is aptly named because many of us Canadians are rebelling against this treachery and invasion and recognize how the Liberal party of Canada and theNDP have become traitors to Canada and everything that made us great.
commented 2016-12-19 09:47:22 -0500
LOOKS LIKE LOL totally is the liberal party. The ethics commissioner will do nothing same as usual. CBC will write a glowing report on what a great job they have done and how the liberals are sparkling clean and beyond laws for us mere tax paying mortals. Same page from the same book over and over again.
commented 2016-12-19 08:45:57 -0500
Looks like the think tank is composed of his leftover arse-lickers and bed-wetters who didn’t make the cut for his Senate appointments.
commented 2016-12-19 03:23:58 -0500
Do people actually click on spam?
commented 2016-12-19 01:37:16 -0500
“Could he be impeached?”

Highly doubtful. History speaks volumes.
Look at the Ontario Liberals for example, Wynne and McGuinty should be behind bars, yet they have walked away from scandal after scandal unscathed. The OPP will never charge them, the unspoken rule is that you don’t bite the hand that feeds you.

CBC will continue to put a spin on all news concerning the Libs. That was ensured by Pierre Trudeau when he gave the top posting to a friend. Nepotism and Liberal politicians walk hand in hand. So it really isn’t a shocker that the apple (Junior) hasn’t fallen far from the tree (Senior).

http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/pierre-trudeaus-disastrous-record-is-finally-laid-out-for-all-to-see
“During the Trudeau era it was sometimes difficult to distinguish between the bureaucracy and Trudeau allies within the Liberal Party. Take the case of Pierre Juneau, a long-time Trudeau friend. In 1968, Juneau became the first chairman of the Canadian Radio and Television Commission (CRTC), where he led Trudeau’s mission to increase Canadian content over the airwaves. Trudeau brought Juneau into his cabinet in 1975 as minister of communications before winning a seat in the House of Commons. Trudeau opened up a riding for Juneau by appointing the member from Hochelaga, Gerald Pelletier, to become Canada’s ambassador to France. But Juneau lost what was considered a safe seat in the by-election and was forced to leave cabinet. Juneau then moved into the public service as undersecretary of state. In 1980, he became deputy minister of communications, and in 1982, the president of the CBC.”

http://ipolitics.ca/2016/03/30/election-2015-saw-large-influx-of-third-party-spending-elections-canada/
“The top spenders in 2015 were largely unions.”
commented 2016-12-18 23:04:34 -0500
No matter what corruption these lying libranos keep diving into it’s always the same response. We’re following all the rules and would never do anything naughty. Just trust us. Have we ever lied to you before?
commented 2016-12-18 22:31:33 -0500
Just call it what it is , most of the media will not say anything and you will not be prosecuted either, so at least be honest about what it is.
commented 2016-12-18 22:30:01 -0500
Would the left please stop acting like they are interested in anything other than their own opinion, they make up these scams and give them a name that makes it sound impartial , do they actually think they are fooling anyone with an IQ over 5?
commented 2016-12-18 21:34:55 -0500
I meant ‘if he did get into more trouble’! Too tired to type after all the snow shoveling.
commented 2016-12-18 21:32:28 -0500
So what exactly would happen if he did get found out…I mean did get into more trouble?
Could he be impeached?
He’s doing a good job screwing up; he’s bound to do a really, really big one.
commented 2016-12-18 18:47:30 -0500
Stop! My sides hurt!
A “think tank” put together by turdo la doo!.
commented 2016-12-18 18:33:44 -0500
Browns , rainbows and cutthroats , and we’re the suckers
commented 2016-12-18 18:21:21 -0500
Two ponds sharing a common stream , stocked with the same trout
commented 2016-12-18 18:12:08 -0500
Independent think tank is a liberal code word for ‘bend over we just thought of a new way to screw you’.

These so called intellectuals can create so many rabbit holes to follow, that they eventually become more like cavernous pits of despair for the common people.

As far as Canada becoming a Clinton corrupt state? Well ‘that’ ship had sailed many years ago. We’ve been selling our wares at cents on the dollar for a very long time. All we have or had left was our sovereignty and you can kiss that goodbye, right away.
commented 2016-12-18 18:11:19 -0500
If virtue signaling was a country,it would be Canada – or at least the small bits where PM Tater Tot comes from. What is interesting is to sit back and watch what Ultra-left Liberal government will do about the ultra right wing culture it is importing when that ultra right wing polity is strong enough to swing elections. Do you think Tater Tot will change his tune about Canada having NO culture and all cultures are equal – even radically right theocratic cultures?

Watch and remember:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tYPAdB-KzbM
commented 2016-12-18 17:47:07 -0500
The most disturbing aspect of all this, is the fact that so many people voted for Trudeau in the first place. I can only assume that they did not realize that they were voting for the demise of Canadian civilization.
commented 2016-12-18 16:51:28 -0500
Now I know for sure that J.T.is from QUE.
commented 2016-12-18 16:49:30 -0500
Lieberals breaking rules? I’m shocked, I’m shocked I tells ya! NOT!
commented 2016-12-18 16:35:26 -0500
Good work Holly.
Canada 2020 is just a scam to replace the Trudeau Foundation’s obvious pay-to-play scheme. Trudeau/Clinton are on the same page as far as corruption goes and neither of these narcissists think a majority of the public (who they consider blind followers and otherwise gullible) will rebuke them for it.
commented 2016-12-18 16:31:23 -0500
Progressives are, by nature, corrupt.