CCR Short Takes
News | 09/28/2000 4:00 am EDT
Canwest Global second largest donor to Liberals last year
Data provided by Elections Canada show Canwest Global/Global TV was the second-largest donor to the federal Liberal party in 1999, giving the party’s national office $87,622.21. Other donors to the Liberals included: Bell Canada/BCE/ExpressVu ($51,438.87); the Rogers group of companies ($48,985.43); Craig Broadcast Systems ($48,297.66); and, Telus Corp ($34,567.14).
Donors to the Canadian Alliance included: Telus ($20,158); BCE ($10,000); Rogers Communications ($10,000); Teleglobe Canada ($5,209); and, Agincourt Productions ($4,180). The Progressive Conservatives’ donors included: the Rogers group of companies ($28,669); Telus ($11,178); and, CanWest Global Communications ($10,000).