The David Suzuki Foundation's charitable status needs to be reviewed, the group EthicalOil.org says.
The group wrote to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on Tuesday, saying
there's been "mounting evidence of political and partisan activity."
Registered charities are prohibited from engaging in partisan activity.
"The David Suzuki Foundation is a highly political organization. With
the mounting evidence of partisan and political activity, it is time
for the Canada Revenue Agency to investigate," EthicalOil.org spokesman
Jordan Graham said in the release.
In a 44-page letter e-mailed to the CRA, the oil lobby group details
political and partisan activity it says the David Suzuki Foundation took
part in. It says that includes Suzuki endorsing Ontario Premier Dalton
McGuinty's record and appearing in a Liberal advertisement, persistent
calls to political action, frequent condemnati
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