Category Archives: Government

Canada’s Conservatives under fire for promoting “election rigging” conspiracy theories echoing Trump

The Conservative Party of Canada is coming under heavy criticism for promoting conspiracy theories about “election rigging” a day after riots incited by similar statements by US President Donald Trump left five people dead. A fundraising page on the official

Airbnb asked Canada for a bailout. Canada slapped Airbnb with a tax.

It’s about to get a lot more expensive to stay at short-term rentals in Canada as Ottawa announced a new tax on Airbnb and other short-term accommodation platforms. “In order to ensure that the GST/HST applies consistently and effectively with

Canada to tax foreign homeowners

Canada will start taxing foreign nationals who use Canadian homes to park their wealth, according to the federal government’s fiscal update released on Monday. “Too often, the price of homes is out of reach for Canadians, in particular for those

BC Liberal leader fought for big tobacco against BC while still being a doctor

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson fought for big tobacco against the province while still being registered as a physician, according to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. Wilkinson touted over and over again during the campaign that

95% of BC Liberal ads negative, most false and misleading

A staggering 95% of all BC Liberal advertisements currently active on Facebook are negative attack ads targeting Premier John Horgan’s BC NDP with mostly false and misleading claims, an analysis of Facebook ad library shows. Out of the 105 currently

BC Liberal leader went to bat for big tobacco, big pollution, and big corruption against British Columbians

Andrew Wilkinson Shrug

BC Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson is campaigning hard to become the Premier of British Columbia, but his resume shows that he went to bat for big tobacco, big pollution and big corruption against the very people hopes to lead. Big

China attempting to manipulate BC election amid elections chief’s warnings on foreign interference

Voting Place. Elections BC.

The news that China is attempting to interfere in BC elections to get the BC Liberals elected may come as a shock to many British Columbians, but the provinces chief electoral officer had warned months ago that coordinated foreign interference

China’s 50 cent army lends BC Liberals a helping hand

The shadowy army of social media users notorious for sharing propaganda praising the Communist Party of China and attacking Beijing’s opponents appears to be giving the BC Liberals a boost. ThinkPol analyzed the spread of tweets on BC election-related topics

“On reflection, those comments were inappropriate, and it was right for Jane to apologize.” – Wilkinson

BC Liberal Andrew Wilkinson said “it was right” for his party candidate Jane Thornthwaite to apologize over sexualized disparaging remarks Thornthwaite made about NDP candidate Bowinn Ma “on reflection”. “Bowinn is you know very pretty ady and uh she knows

BC Liberals caught making sexist and disparaging remarks about opponent

BC Liberals are coming under fire after a leaked video shows party candidates, including leader Andrew Wilkinson, laughing as another candidate makes sexist and disparaging comments about NDP candidate Bowinn Ma. “Bowinn is you know very pretty ady and uh