Thursday, April 08, 2021

Um .. what the fuck?

Well, this is an interesting development:




So, if I read this correctly, donors can now claim official charitable tax receipts for donating (in a roundabout way) to Rebel News? Really?

(Wag of the tail to anonymous commenter, who pointed this out.)

P.S. Here is the web site for "The Democracy Fund," whose advertised mandate does not seem to include shoveling money to Rebel News, then subsequently issuing tax receipts for that.

Also, here's the CRA page, verifying that they are, in fact, a registered charity. Again, nothing there suggests that their mandate extends to paying lawyers to represent people openly breaking the law.

BONUS TRACK: I'm perusing the information page of "The Democracy Fund" here (click on Section C), and I am positively fascinated by the answer to this question:




This does get more interesting by the minute.

OH, MAN, IT JUST GETS BETTER. From the charity's CRA page, we learn of its three directors:




And where do all of Lyndon Dunkley, Joe Nadler and Lyle Dunkley live? Huh ...




That's certainly convenient.

I'M SURE THIS IS JUST A COINCIDENCE:






OOOOHHHHHHHH, MY: As the first anonymous commenter points out, this is not the first rodeo featuring Rebel News' Ezra Levant and a couple of the aforementioned directors, based on this article from the Western Standard back in 2007:




1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Looks like Ezra has been friendly with the Dunkleys for a long time:

https://www.pressreader.com/canada/calgary-herald/20100404/282282431487422