Where you buy your groceries, which newspaper you subscribe to, or where you do your banking may contribute to funding the attack on public health care in Canada.
The explosive growth of right-wing think tanks across Canada has been supported by some of our largest corporations to promote their own private interests. The question is, are these legitimate research institutes or business lobbyists?
While the media continually treats reports from these organizations as gospel, they seldom ask who provides the funding?
The irony is not lost on us, especially given the Montreal Economics Institute’s campaign to make unions open their books to the public while they themselves refuse to divulge who their funders are.