Ontario teachers’ unions that received Wynne’s Cash Bribes backed provincial Liberal campaigns

Teacher and support staff unions that received secret payments from Ontario’s Liberal government have poured more than $6.5-million into the past three election campaigns – much of it spent on ads attacking the Progressive Conservatives – and donated nearly $800,000 to the Liberals over the past decade.

A Globe and Mail review of campaign finance documents has found the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association and Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation are big spenders at election time, bankrolling campaigns targeting the PCs on their own and through the labour umbrella group Working Families. Both unions also gave hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to the Ontario Liberal Party.


Ontario is a kleptocracy.

  • andycanuck

    They’re just doing what the Dems do in the States already.

    • The filth at Queen’s Park needs to be washed out.

  • BillyHW

    But Mike Duffy!

  • David Murrell

    Catfur, there is no posted link above. I take this is today’s Globe article. The Globe is pushing this story, perhaps embarrassed about how they have handled it so far.

  • Reader

    It’s not nice of you to pull the curtain back on the workings of the Lieberal Party of Ontariariariowe.

    We’re supposed to assume that all the parties only care about the public and drink their Koolaide.

    • David Murrell

      Nice name, Lieberal party. While on that tack, shouldn’t we be calling the Minister of Education Liz Scandals?

  • Mark

    Unions pay for attack ads. Liberals use tax money to reimburse unions. Nope nothing corrupt or illegal going on here. Move along folks.

  • WalterBannon

    There are no receipts or accounting being provided by the union to the govt because this kick back by Wynne is quid pro quo payola for the unions buying pro-liberal advertising in the Turdeau campaign.

    There should be criminal charges.

    • Clausewitz

      “What difference do receipts make?”.

  • moraywatson

    The problem is that this is shocking to absolutely no one! There are so many public servants on the take in Ontario, that there is no way to turn the tide back towards law, order and conservatism. We simply can’t out-vote the sheer number of them, and we don’t control the public purse to out-bribe them. We are doomed.

    • David Murrell

      No. We should organize ourselves, do our own invetigations, and tell the world about Wynne’s corruption. One should never give up.

      • moraywatson

        Clinton, as an example, just got investigated up the wazoo, but nobody is going to do anything about her abuses of power. Corruption is expected (Steven Harper was hated because he understood the concept of “principles”.). These people, the Clintons, McGuintys and Wynnes only believe in principles applying to you and me because we are compliant, law abiding “revenue tools”. Everybody who is on the receiving end of your and my “largesse”, gets a pass on being expected to act in a principled manner.

  • moraywatson

    We need Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin to come to Ontario. And we need him yesterday.

  • jonny thunder

    Only one thing more corrupt than a liberal party of ontario politician and that is someone who cast a vote for a liberal party of ontario poilitician

    • bverwey

      I will agree with that other than not all teachers in the union are liberal …. OK …..some 10% are not.

      • DavidinNorthBurnaby

        Those 10% are NDP.

  • DavidinNorthBurnaby

    Lieberal party corruption? I can’t believe it!/sarc

  • Edubeat

    Really you guys like Sam the Sham and his ETFO thugs have always maintained were ‘doing it all to help the kids.”

  • Gary

    The teachers have their homoerotic sex-ed created by a convicted pedophile.
    The classroom is a higher risk for pedophilies and sexual predators than the Church was, yet the CBC and STAR would never expose this because it doesn’t suit their narrative to bash Christian males and non-liberals.

  • K

    I am of the opinion that if you work for the Govt you should not get a vote and elections should be tax payer funded by we the tax payer not from Unions or Foreign Enterprises or Govts