Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is spending hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars to target and harass political opponents and their supporters.
Funding initiatives through Canadian Heritage show more than $400,000 in recent “anti-racism” project funding ended in the hands of organizations known to harass conservative Canadians and paint them as racist hate groups.
A meager $268,400 was given to the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, an “independent, nonprofit organization” with links to Antifa, the left-wing anarchists that have been peacefully protesting and tearing down statues across the USA and Canada.
In 2019, a post by an Antifa member on the Canadian Anti-Hate Network blog bragged of shutting down a People’s Party of Canada fundraiser in Winnipeg. Other blog posts show the network targets and harasses right-minded Canadians online and offline by labeling them Neo-Nazis, racists, filing police reports and efforts to cancel events of the so-called “alt-right”.
Of late, the Anti-Hate Network seems to be targeting anti-maskers and COVID-19 skeptics.
Unifor, a media union that claimed to be Andrew Scheer’s worst nightmare during the 2019 federal election, received $147,083 to host “forums on anti-racism”. Unifor also campaigned against the Conservative Party in the 2015 election, launching anti-Conservative radio ads in swing ridings.
In total, Canadian Heritage issued $15 Million to 85 anti-racism projects that “aim to remove systemic barriers faced by racialized communities, religious minorities, and Indigenous Peoples.”
Sheila Gunn Reid of Rebel News has some more insight here:
Let’s hope the other 83 organizations actually use the money to combat racism, instead of targeting political opponents for having opposing views.