March 04, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Liberals won't reveal cost of Toronto's “refugee hotels”

David MenziesMission Specialist

We’ve told you before that while Toronto’s homeless freeze on the streets, Justin Trudeau’s refugees are getting the royal treatment, being put up in hotels at our expense. So how much is this costing Canadian taxpayers? Well, today we tried to find out...

In the spirit of the Trudeau Liberals' 2015 election promise of openness and transparency, we filed a formal Access to Information request.

It reads:

“Provide copies of any contracts or agreements with The Plaza Hotel in North York and the Toronto Radisson East for the provision of accommodation for asylum and refugee claimants, since January 1, 2016 to January 29, 2019.”

And the answer we received?

“Following a thorough search of our information holdings, I regret to inform you that no records were found that respond to your request.”

How can this be? How is this even possible? The refugees being accommodated are most certainly NOT paying for their rooms, and hotels like the Radisson and the Plaza are being paid somehow.

Refusing to provide the answer to our request is an egregious and outright abuse of power so we’re going to appeal this decision.

Canadians have every right to know what these hoteliers are being paid because they’re footing the bill for these long-term hotel stays in the first place.


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commented 2019-03-05 17:54:16 -0500
Cash in envelopes, just like Adscam?
commented 2019-03-05 11:06:53 -0500
Perhaps the entire Bill is being paid by the Trudeau Foundation,as that generous man puts his dad’s money where his mouth is.Our money actually,as Chretien donated $125 million to the TF.
But just to guesstimate,the one hotel with 199 rooms at a reasonable cost of $150 per day is $29,850 per day,or $895,500 per month, or $10,746,000 per year,assuming of course that the “guests” are still in the hotel and not out working hard at good jobs and paying taxes to Canada, while living in modest accommodation paid for by themselves.
What a windfall for Canada, $10.7 million bucks a year just for rooms for a small number of the “refugees”, while the other 75,000 or so irregular immigrants are completely unaccounted for.
commented 2019-03-05 09:32:38 -0500
When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was asked where she got all the ideas for her Green Deal , she admitted that it was based on Justin Trudeau’s last three years in Canada and that it was working just fine.
commented 2019-03-05 08:56:48 -0500
Ah, but diversity is our strength. Rome was strong in the days of Caesar but fell when it allowed the invasion of their city state by the barbarian hordes from outside.
commented 2019-03-05 08:21:24 -0500
Follow the money, see who,s getting rich off this. Never mind we already know.
If you had a pot charge you can not enter the US it costs about 5k US for a pardon.
What other country in the world would give you a hotel and free everything at tax payers expense. No checks for communicable diseases, literacy, criminal record just to name a few. Over crowed hospitals, food banks, social housing.
Trudeau has to go and so do the welfare leaches.
commented 2019-03-05 01:50:23 -0500
Receiving a ‘no information found’ response to a FOIA request, especially like this one, sounds like a big LIE to me.
Isn’t it a crime for ‘the government’ to LIE to the taxpayer…like in a FOIA request denial of information?
Aren’t there consequences for committing crimes in Canada, especially by sworn officers of the state?
This is the second denial to THEREBEL…recently…apart from all the semi-denials where they eventually inform you the information request will take years to fulfill…
Boy, it turns out the Trudeau regime is really quite corrupt and dictatorial and sneaky and underhanded…and not very darned transparent!
But the people are seeing through your BS now, aren’t they, Just Not Justin? LOL!

Here’s Freddie King with your epitaph Jihadi-Justin-Groper…B’bye.
commented 2019-03-04 22:54:20 -0500
Should file a mandamus application forcing the gov to give up the info.
commented 2019-03-04 20:10:54 -0500
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 36,863 Attacks, 238,310 Killed, 317,287 Injured that we know of
commented 2019-03-04 19:35:18 -0500
The democratic rights of the citizens are usually the first things to be taken away. The answer to the Rebels request was answered with stupidity, they do not care, they are members of the Trudeau Dictatorship.
commented 2019-03-04 18:29:07 -0500
I heard somewhere that the libs want to bring the elders, infirmed, illiterate as well as the criminal relatives of those he already allowed into the country.
Why do our taxes go up you wonder!
commented 2019-03-04 18:03:36 -0500
Set up a homeless city on the front grounds of the Radisson East where that whimpy guy assaulted Menzies.
Its only our money that they are using . Show me the money!!!!!
commented 2019-03-04 17:32:26 -0500
The 2 hotels must be carbon free , you know why else would you fill up hotels with illegal immigrants . This insanity has to stop . There is no country that can keep throwing money at issues like this . We do not owe anybody this free ride on the tax payers dime . But if you voted Liberal I guess you knew what you voted for , remember he was bringing 25000 to start and now how many thousands that will be a drain on welfare and all other safety nets meant for Canadians . Our hospitals are over crowded and this sure as hell won’t help . Time for the government to get some balls and stop all this BS . We don’t get a free ride so why should illegals . Tory is a joke .
commented 2019-03-04 16:53:58 -0500
Isn’t it paid for by the province and the city?
The feds just bring them in.
The provinces and the cities foot the bill.
Try access to information from them.
commented 2019-03-04 16:49:03 -0500
So much for Transparency , anyone who did not know Justin was lying is an imbecile.
Seems the tyrants found a way to hide information they are obligated to provide, simply say they have none.
They want to disarm the public, they control most of the press and want to control the internet and shut down the press that they do not control.
They have subverted the law and the Judiciary.
They are letting Canadians freeze while illegal immigrants get taken care of.
They are allowing dangerous criminals and traitors into the country.
They neglect our military and vets while handing out billions to other countries.
commented 2019-03-04 16:38:34 -0500
Lotsa liberal cabinet ministers falling though LOL!!!!!!!
commented 2019-03-04 16:36:05 -0500
93 days with no sign of a hammer falling.