Private fundraising events are a necessary evil
The current system is not perfect. But before we change it, lets have a deeper look at the consequence of handcuffing political parties in their fundraising activities.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo. Just last week, the Liberal Party nationally sent around a review of this year’s fundraising activities to date. In each quarter, the federal party has received donations from more than 35,000 citizens with an average contribution of $91. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright