December 07, 2016

“This stinks to high heaven”: More Liberal Party “cash for access” deals revealed

Brian LilleyArchive

Political parties have to fundraise, we all get that. And I for one don’t want to return to the per vote subsidy, where taxpayers funded political operations directly.

But the current tactics being used by the Liberals are kinda sketchy, raise plenty of ethical questions and make the government look like they are for sale, and cheap.

The current donation limit is $1500. Are you going to buy a change in government policy for that kind of money? No.

But WATCH my special report what that kind of money can buy.

Both the Globe and the reliably left wing publication The Tyee have reported on the story of Chinese-Canadian businessman Miaofei Pan, who dined with China’s premier and then hosted 80 people at his home at $1500 a head.

Pan says he discussed the need for Chinese investment including in senior care. Why is that important?

Because the Trudeau government is currently reviewing a proposal that would see a Chinese company make a massive investment in a chain of British Columbia retirement and nursing homes, making the Chinese company a major player in the delivery of health care in that province…

And of course we can’t forget the guy who wanted approval for a new bank, went to the Liberal fundraiser attended by the PM, donated $200,000 to the Trudeau Foundation and then spent $50,000 to erect a statue of Pierre Trudeau.

If you think this stinks to high heaven, you are right. It does.

It is cash for access and it has no business in our politics.


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commented 2016-12-09 08:57:55 -0500
The Canadian media are all gas bags and the P.M.from Que is giving them the gas.
commented 2016-12-08 22:48:26 -0500
Is that ‘flexible virtue’ concept one of those polite euphemisms for lying scoundrel or merely a symptom of our modern age nightmare of PC-backed moral relativism?
commented 2016-12-08 22:33:43 -0500
The optics are not pretty concerning this Liberal government. No wonder CBC is deflecting big time, they danced around the topic stunningly then shifted to an accusatory tone against the conservatives to end the article. Very predictable.
“…the same accusation now being levelled over so-called “cash-for-access” Liberal fundraising events that feature Trudeau or some of his ministers. The Tories asked both the federal ethics and lobbying commissioners to investigate the matter.
Paterson said both watchdogs “agreed there was no issue and did not pursue the Conservative opposition’s complaint.”"

But according to the Globe and mail, you see how Trudeau circumvented “the watchdogs”:
“Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has handed the duty of enforcing new rules for lobbying and political fundraisers to a department that directly reports to him, meaning that exclusive Liberal Party fundraisers with senior cabinet ministers as the prize attraction escape the scrutiny of the ethics commissioner.”


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Interesting new report out:
“A new review from the Fraser Institute shows that Canada’s public sector workers earn 11% more than their private sector counterparts. And, in most cases, they enjoy generous, even “gold-plated” pension and other benefits relative to the private sector. The Fraser study examined wages across all levels of government and compared them to employees doing similar work in the private sector. They adjusted for factors such as level of education and years of experience. All things being equal, government workers doing the same work, with the same qualifications as private sector workers earn more, and are better off in retirement.
The wage-gap between the public and private sector has been growing for years. But there is now a significant inequity in compensation between our public servants and those who pay taxes to support them.”
commented 2016-12-08 20:29:03 -0500
I just found this on the website:

[Sorry for the long address]

With the following very incorrect,BS information about Justin What’s his Name.

“Justin Trudeau is the second youngest Prime Minister of Canada who took office in 2015 as the 23rd prime minister of the country. He is also the president of the Liberal Party and the eldest son of the former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Justin may have just started his political career as the Prime Minister but “his sound business acumen” has set him off on the road to becoming “one of the richest politicians in the world with his net worth of $1.5 million”. Holding a “masters degree in environmental geography from University of McGill”, Trudeau has been named as “one of the most powerful people in the world by Forbes magazine” ranking 69th on their list."

1.5 million a typo? Justin is a Typo.
commented 2016-12-08 17:10:53 -0500
Simply adored the mocking Trudeau and his “ experience” received in the National Post today. A must read.

“If you are under 16 years of age, you are a valuable demographic. Please, please, please allow our site’s cookies so we can track your data and market the hell out of it.”

Apparently I am a Dinosaur (meh I’ve been called worse)
According to the NP poll “My democracy is dusty and set in its ways
The dinosaur heeds not the clarion call of electoral change and political prosperity. If they could, they would probably retreat to some crypto-fascist corner of the past where they could still smoke indoors.”

Don’t know about that crypto-fascist corner but I sure could go for that smoking indoors bit along with a fresh Timmies coffee LOL.
commented 2016-12-08 16:31:39 -0500
Dan Mancuso – Dan I won’t go as far as to say JT is as deeply corrupt as the political machine using him as a figurehead, but I will say , given his high moral tone and virtue posing, that if he knows about this and condones it, his “virtue” is very flexible.
commented 2016-12-08 15:36:19 -0500
When it comes to the elitist liberals/democrats, there seems to be no end to the corruption……
commented 2016-12-08 12:00:32 -0500
If you meet a liberal today ask them what the going rate is for their help in destroying our Country, remember to use small words so they understand, and have a safe space for them when they struggle to answer, maybe a hug!!
commented 2016-12-08 11:35:06 -0500
I received a 6" X 4" postcard via snail mail today. The Federal Liberal government did a mailing pushing their idea of electoral reform yet again under the guise of “Have your say today about our democracy”. The postcard lists a web site, a twitter and a facebook page.

Makes me wonder how much this mailing and sites are costing us taxpayers. You know this alleged polling will be manipulated then used to push Trudeau’s agenda forward.

I checked out the website but did not enter the poll, Note what is written before entering the poll – “If you are under 16 years of age, please speak to your parent or guardian to get their agreement before you begin the experience.”
commented 2016-12-08 11:04:24 -0500
If you’re an unconscionable scoundrel – like Justin and fellow travelers have proven themselves to be – and you know your bought and paid for media will cover up your criminality and treason, and if you acquire a certain percentage of useful-idiot-voters – whether through deception or fraud, and you know you have globalist allies worldwide getting away with the same thing, of course you’re going to escalate your criminality and not worry about treason and the consequences. Human nature, or rather liberal nature…history has shown us Liberals and the left never learn from their mistakes…and we are always the ones who have to pay, and pay, and pay…
Time to shut down this circus and take our country back!

Justin, you might want to get yourself a good English dictionary and look up ‘consequences’ or ‘cause and effect’:
commented 2016-12-08 06:55:39 -0500
I believe Fidel the Younger’s predecessor stated it well; “It’s da usual operation”.
commented 2016-12-08 06:47:49 -0500
Bil Elder said, “No wonder their superscribership is tanking as people go to Alt news sites to get the news”. Yup. I quit watching TV news years ago once I learned they were shaping the news and not simply reporting it. I dumped the Winnipeg free Press during the last federal election for their gushing reports about Fidel the Younger. They still call me offering special deals to re subscribe but I always refuse and tell them why: it is a left wing rag.
commented 2016-12-08 01:41:08 -0500
Bill Elder got that right, and shitty pony knows that most of the media will say and do nothing about it. I would say liberals and the liberal media are slaves , but an actual slave does not choose to be one, these idiots have their lives run for them and their minds made for them.
commented 2016-12-07 22:13:06 -0500

A pity that there is no “upvote” function on this board – your last post deserves one.

This sort of rubbish is going on everywhere now – from Wynne’s payola to wind and solar companies for “green energy”, to the taxpayer subsidies for Tesla and their electric car scam in the United States.

The method is the same everywhere – fund and favour money-losing ventures that cannot survive in the free market with taxpayer money, propagandize the higher consumer costs and lower standard of living they offer us as “necessary” and “sustainable”, and watch the political donations roll in. Meanwhile, export jobs overseas and import a new compliant electorate via mass third world immigration…

All of which is aimed at destroying the middle class, who are the last defense against the new feudal estate system the Globalists have planned for us…
commented 2016-12-07 21:49:02 -0500
Brian: It just occured to me that this unethical conflict of interest payola soirees are just the natural extension of the Liberal “Public-Private Partnership”

- well of course there should be no public-private collusion in a constitutional liberal democracy where the government has no business in business or venturing into private sector markets using public funds as venture capital on “private partners”" -

Public-private partnering is text book Fascist economics, but then we have seen fascist reflexes in the last 3 Liberal governments so their predilection to stray into radical or unethical or malfeasant and anti-populist agendas is no surprise – we can always vote them out -

No wait, they’re fixing that too – single party statism though “democratic reform” funded by Public-Private-Partnership" with Chinese communist globalists..
commented 2016-12-07 21:33:35 -0500
The new adscam emerges – from brown paper envelopes to paid access dinners and Trudeau fund donations – how long did the leftist media sit on that Librano scandal before they were forced to covet it. No wonder their superscribership is tanking as people go to Alt news sites to get the news
commented 2016-12-07 21:26:17 -0500
What citizens was she talking about working hard for.These trained seal don’t know what work is.The only thing that they work at is blowing tax dollars and filling their pockets,where are all you ABH morons now?
That is the feminist side of Justin he is just like Hillary.No shame.
Canada is for sale and once the country is broke it will go cheap.The vulchers are circling.
commented 2016-12-07 21:19:54 -0500
Direct democracy? Is it the only way to rid ourselves of this nonsense? Living in Ontario we have two levels of this, and everyone around me loves the Liberals – the mind boggles.
commented 2016-12-07 20:16:45 -0500
How come Hillary can’t get away with that but here in Canada anything is legal..???
commented 2016-12-07 20:16:06 -0500
Do all the bandits come from Que. ??
commented 2016-12-07 19:57:03 -0500
Baby Doc is just following the lessons learned at the feet of his political Mommy, Wynne.
commented 2016-12-07 19:40:45 -0500
KEITH , you misspelled his name , should the great turd , and should be flushed or locked up
commented 2016-12-07 19:19:27 -0500
The Great Trud is nothing more than a natural born Con Artist. He needs to be Hung in a Gallery.
commented 2016-12-07 19:19:10 -0500
When I hear those stories I understand better the reasons why a guy like Donald Trump could be taken seriously about the corruption that standard politicians tend to continually cling for. What a shame!!!
commented 2016-12-07 19:00:01 -0500
I am so glad to know we won’t be seeing Hillary Clinton’s face again and hearing about her corruption on a daily basis.
Next, Justin Trudeau.
commented 2016-12-07 18:44:57 -0500
“Tator Tot” Trudeau is simply following the example of his idols – “Crooked Kathy” Wynne, Hillary “Deplorables” Clinton, and Barack “Executive Order” Obama.

“Pay for play” is old news. Corruption is an unfortunate fact of life in politics, and as old as politics itself, but there used to be limits beyond which even the likes of Tammany Hall or the Chateau Clique would not go beyond. That is no longer true – what frightens me most with it these days is that it is FOREIGN money doing the paying. What is it exactly that they are trying to buy, and how is the Liberals accepting foreign cash offered up in an attempt to thwart the wishes of our citizens and our national interests not TREASON?

Our Liberal government is made up of Globalists who have no loyalty to this country or its people. Time to drain the swamp!!!
commented 2016-12-07 18:11:52 -0500
Trudeau and his Liberals stink to the high heavens.
In another story Brian mentioned (jokingly, I hope) about a candle that smells like Trudeau.
I gag at the thought of such a thing.
I would much rather put my head down a sewer and inhale deeply.