Astroturf 'Ethical Oil' files CRA complaint against Sierra Club Canada Foundation

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By John Bennett,, 18 December 2012

This time last year I told you about a storm gathering here in Ottawa that threatened to blow Sierra Club and other environmental groups out of existence. (…)

Tuesday the pressure further escalated when a thick 65-page fax arrived from lawyers (JSS Barristers Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP) representing Ethical Oil. It was a copy of a complaint Ethical Oil filed with the Canadian Revenue Agency the previous week alleging the Sierra Club Canada Foundation was in violation of tax rules. (…)

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