Posted by: pafmurray | March 9, 2013

Is This A Sign of Intelligence? :o)

There is a video below, in which a borough mayor shows exactly what politicians are in Montreal. Are you impressed or are you sickened?

A couple of weeks ago, Dorval asked Velo Quebec for a letter welcoming all charities to piggyback upon the events of Velo Quebec, and use them as vehicles by which to raise funds.

Westmount and TMR may be asking for the same. I have been asking the Borough of CDN-NDG to request such a letter of Velo QC for over 18 months. Montreal gave Velo QC $1 million during the last year that I checked. In the same year Montreal charged charities $170,000 to stage athletic events that actually raised funds for worthy causes.

If Velo QC provided such a letter, their events would have more participants, and Velo QC would make more $$$.

Sound good?


This is QC, the worst province by far for both charitable giving and voluntarism. The per capita contribution for cancer research and every other area of research is 50% of what it is in every other province. The reason why charitable giving in QC is as high as it is, is because not everyone in QC is Quebecois.

Quebec has major sociological problems and “NO” the reason for the low level of giving is not because of taxation/being poor. Quebec is not the poorest province, and we are no longer the highest taxed.

Advance the following video to 83:10 and watch another politician do the exact opposite as he swore to do.

If you find his response sickening, please feel free to tell him so. His email address is

It is long overdue for the Quebecois to give to charities at the same rate that the provinces poorer than Quebec do. The people of Quebec fund medical research at only about 50% of what the rest of Canadians do. Here are the most recent stats re charitable giving across Canada. Note how low Quebec’s median is, and NOPE, we are not the poorest province nor the highest taxed anymore:

The problem is sociological and Mayor Perez, Mayor Applebaum, Marvin Rotrand and almost every other Montreal politician is helping to perpetuate the dubious distinction.

See the following post (video) of Mayor Michael Applebaum, recipient of Montreal’s Hypocrite of the Decade Award



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