foreign funding

Imagine Canada calls Tory attack on charities a "grave disservice"

Imagine Canada hits back at Environment Minister Peter Kent, asserting that there is nothing illegal about receiving funds from foreign donors.

Fraser Institute co-founder confirms 'years and years' of U.S. oil billionaires' funding

With nearly 16 per cent of its budget from foreign sources, the influential Fraser Institute claims that $500,000 from the US Koch family only went to its international programs.

“Charitable” Fraser Institute accepted $500k in foreign funding from Koch oil billionaires

In just four years, U.S. Tea Party architects the Koch brothers poured half a million dollars into Canadian right-wing think tank, the Fraser Institute.

Inquiry into anti-oilsands charities lacks transparency: Conservative senator

Why scrutinize environmental charities and oilsands opponents, when there's no proof of wrongdoing? asks Senator Nancy Ruth.

Enviro Minister coy about Conservatives' use of American strategists to snag majority, criticizes green charities

Tory environment minister Peter Kent was quick to criticize green foundations, but was coy about Conservative's use of American firms to get elected last May.

Senator defends Harper Tories' attack on the charitable sector, as green leaders deconstruct it

After Conservative senators labeled environmental organizations as "anti-Canadian" and asked if they would accept money from the Taliban, environmental organizations hit back.