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#1 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 20 November 2021 - 04:48 PM

CBC has a big expose this week.



WE Charity misled donors about building schools in Kenya, records show

Marc and Craig Kielburger's WE Charity routinely misled school-aged children and wealthy philanthropists across North America for years as it solicited millions for schoolhouses in Kenya and other projects in its Adopt-A-Village program, an investigation by CBC's The Fifth Estate has found.

Slick marketing videos, congratulatory social media posts and crowdfunding websites across the internet tell the story of two brothers on a mission to change the world, but under closer scrutiny those digital crumbs lead down a trail of contradictions and deception.

https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.6251985




The local connection comes in the form or former local Realtor Taylor Conroy, whose charity mostly funded the Kielberger brothers.

He’s not in the articles, including this one:

https://www.cbc.ca/amp/1.6256936

But he was shown in the shocking Fifth Estate episode this week:

https://gem.cbc.ca/m...h-estate/s47e06

Including a shout-out to a local elementary school class that has donated money.

Conroy ended up going bankrupt a few years ago:

https://medium.com/t...om-60261b3f1e8a

After trying to make a business of his own charity work.

And I’m not suggesting he did anything untowards. Except associating with those kielberger brothers. That are lucky to not be in jail. They still might be prosecuted in the US.

Edited by Victoria Watcher, 20 November 2021 - 05:11 PM.


#2 LJ

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Posted 20 November 2021 - 07:46 PM

Well they are friends with the Trudeau family so could you expect much more from them?

 

Lying, obfuscating, deception, personal gain are hallmarks of these narcissists.


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#3 todd

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Posted 20 November 2021 - 07:53 PM

Used to be the WWF.
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#4 spanky123

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Posted 22 November 2021 - 07:38 AM

Used to be the WWF.

 

There is always a "used to be". Different decade, slightly different scam. There is always a group willing and able to separate hard earned cash from people who think they are doing good.


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#5 todd

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Posted 22 November 2021 - 08:37 AM

You can smellll what WE it’s cooking..
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