September 05, 2018

“Shout out” from PM’s Office to Paramount Fine Foods raises ethics questions

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Host | The Gunn Show

A newly noticed prime ministerial shout out to a private businessman and his company is once again raising questions about Trudeau's ethics.

 

The video, filmed inside the Prime Minister’s office in December 2017, lauds the business success of Mississauga area business, Paramount Fine Foods. The video still appears on the company’s official Twitter account and website.

It was weird, as all Trudeau videos are, but it also raised eyebrows. Why was the PM hosting a short infomercial produced by the PMO for a private business?

It’s absolutely unheard of, but the answer to my question was just a quick Elections Canada search away.

Paramount Fine Foods is owned by a man named Mohamed Fakih, a Lebanese immigrant to Canada who came here with nothing, worked hard and hit the ground running. That’s not a problem. Newcomers should come to Canada and take advantage of every opportunity to become a Canadian success story.

Fakih is also a prolific philanthropist who has been honoured in the House of Commons for his contributions to society, but if you search Elections Canada, you’ll find out that Fakih is a very prolific donor to the Liberal Party of Canada.

And, that's not where the relationship ends.

On at least two separate occasions, Mohamad Fakih hosted Liberal Party fundraisers at Paramount Fine Foods, using his powerful presence in the Mississauga community to bring in high-value donors.

I have a document showing that just one Fakih hosted fundraiser brought in somewhere between $151K to $300K for the Liberals.

Five months later, Fakih’s business was being lauded by the PM in a video that never divulged Fakih as one of the Liberals’ most reliable donors and prolific fundraisers.

That's not transparent and that’s not what the PM’s office and influence is for.

I know Trudeau doesn’t do much in the way of actual governing, and maybe that’s a good thing.

But the only time he puts the hacky sack down and jets back from vacation shouldn’t be to become the ShamWow guy for his friend’s business.

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commented 2018-09-14 09:27:10 -0400 · Flag
Paramount Foods has posted the PMs video on their website, as an “Endorsement” of sorts. In effect, he has done a commercial for them. https://www.paramountfinefoods.com/about-us/. Also, this is just another example of him promoting “Halal” (remember his Halal Socks?), as Paramount Foods and Restaurants are all Halal. You could do a whole segment on Halal in Canada: (1) Halal slaughter, (2) Halal Certification, And how anyone who buys Halal food in a grocery store or restaurant, even unknowingly, is paying a halal certification fee (a kind of tax) that is paid to one of the big Muslim Brotherhood Organizations such as ISNA (3) the fact that Halal Certification, Which is an international multi-billion dollar business, goes towards building mosques, Islamic Centres, And Funding Terrorism, such as HAMAS, (4) the fact that Halal Foods, in order to be certified Halal must have a completely Muslim production line, from the farm to slaughter to food production to transport to restaurants… which means more jobs for Muslims and fewer fir non-Muslims and that every segment of the food production industry has to pay Halal Certification fees, (5) we are all contributing to it, unknowingly (e.g. did you know that all Popeye restaurants in Ontario are Halal? Check Out www.lambienetwork.com.au
commented 2018-09-06 18:18:20 -0400 · Flag
Whoring for the Muslim vote. Justin has no ethics, he has forsaken Canadians and treats us with contempt, and expects us to sit by quietly while newcomers choreograph our subjugation.

Fakih the philanthropist helps Rohingya ‘refugees’? Aren’t the Rohingya like the Palestinians?
“There is no such thing as a Palestinian people; no such thing as a Palestinian history; and no Palestinian language exists. There has never been any independent, sovereign Palestinian state in all of recorded history.”
Now replace Palestinian with Rohingya. Nobody talks about the Buddhists who were there first and don’t lift a finger unless they are attacked and they are being attacked. Rohingya Muslims are natives of Bangladesh (Bengali) and illegal migrants in Myanmar.

I’m sure Islam has taught Fakih to do what he can to help the caliphate, I have no doubt. That doesn’t make him a good guy in my book. It looks like it makes him an Islamist making his fortune in Canada in order to ‘grow’ Islam in our country. Why does Islam always have to devour its host everywhere it goes?
http://barenakedislam.com/2017/09/04/when-will-the-media-start-telling-you-truth-about-why-the-rohingya-muslims-being-ethnically-cleansed-from-myanmar-burma-by-the-buddhists/

This is just Trudeau not too subtlety giving Canada the finger and Islam encouragement. Where else does Fakih’s money that he makes in Canada go? We all know what halal funds. This is what Justin encourages.
commented 2018-09-06 15:19:14 -0400
TruGrope’s video is an indicator more and more normal Canadians are being turned off by his disgraceful performance and behavior, so he must pander to those that still (for now) support him.
commented 2018-09-06 10:04:50 -0400
This PM is a you can fill in the -——-.
commented 2018-09-05 22:36:36 -0400
Paramount Fine Foods is it halal?
commented 2018-09-05 20:59:55 -0400
Congratulations on your excellent journalism, Sheila! We need our leaders to be accountable to us, their employers. And one of the worst political crimes is influence peddling. Let’s watch and wait for any special favours the PM does for this man and his company.
commented 2018-09-05 20:05:03 -0400
Great report Sheila. So, has the Ethics Commissioner been informed?

Add the halal scheme to this and there is another story to chase down.