Jason Kenney has a long history of conning Canadians. Here’s a list of 10 occasions when the man who wants to lead Alberta today has been caught breaching public trust during his political career.
- Jason Kenney lied to Canadian and convinced us we needed temporary foreign workers because of a growing “labour shortage,” which he knew did not exist1)https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/05/13/how_the_myth_of_a_canadian_skill_shortage_was_shattered_goar.html.
- Jason Kenney presented jobs already filled as “vacancies”.2)https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/jason-kenney-defends-online-job-bank-despite-outdated-postings-1.2640348 and went as far as to use unreliable Kijiji data to support his claims of a “growing skills shortage in Canada3)https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/tories-defend-use-of-kijiji-data-in-face-of-opposition-ridicule/article17690737/.”
- Alberta’s Office of the Election Commissioner has turned over to the RCMP its investigation into allegations of irregular political contributions involving Kenney’s “kamikaze” candidate at the United Conservative Party leadership contest. 4)https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alberta-rcmp-investigation-ucp-financial-contributions-1.5057255
- Kenney faked a citizenship ceremony and refused to apologize for conning the public. 5)https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/kenney-refuses-to-apologize-for-fake-citizenship-broadcast-blames-bureaucrats
- A former staff member at the Calgary retirement community where Jason Kenney claims to have rented a basement suite from his mother says the community’s lease agreements do not permit subletting6)https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/jason-kenney-residence-1.4987150
- Elections Ontario recorded Kenney donating nearly $400 to the Ontario Progressive Conservatives, while claiming his mom’s basement in Calgary, Alberta as his primary residence. But only provincial residents are allowed to donate to provincial political parties.7)https://edmontonjournal.com/news/politics/debate-broils-over-kenneys-residency-as-federal-mp
- Federal ethics commissioner sanction Jason Kenney for failing to disclose stock market transactions made in his name in 20128)https://o.canada.com/news/ethics-commissioner-cites-jason-kenney-for-breach-of-disclosure-rules.
- Jason Kenney broke parliamentary rules by using his MP letterhead to raise funds for a Conservative party campaign9)https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2011/03/03/kenney_staffer_resigns_after_fundraising_rules_broken.html.
- United Conservative Party had to pay back more than $7,000 in taxpayer funds after party leader Jason Kenney and MLA Prab Gill were accused of improperly using MLA expenses for partisan purposes10)https://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/release-the-report-ndp-fires-at-ucp-after-mla-quits-caucus-amid-ballot-stuffing-claims.
- Jason Kenney raised and spent $1.5 million for his leadership campaign, but refuses to release the full list of donors, even after initially promising voters he would do so11)https://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/what-is-he-hiding-critics-call-for-full-disclosure-of-jason-kenneys-campaign-donors.
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Everything he does is a con. He even used his mother to front one of his schemes.
Alas, that is what they said about Trump, the liar extraordinaire. They did not mind, and I fear that too many Albertans will vote thoughtlessly for “a change”. If only we had an independent widely-read press in this province…
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