Gaming the system: Radical left-wing lobby groups are not charities

Eighteen lobby groups in Canada are afraid of losing their charitable status, and they should be: They’re extremely political.

These left-wing and environmental groups aren’t real charities. Charities don’t target Canada’s oil sands.

David Suzuki has benefited more than most. His foundation puts more than $9 million through its charitable status. Yet its website has a campaign in an upcoming BC referendum on a transit tax hike.

To call that charitable is stretching the meaning of the word too far.

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