IntegrityBC releases Christy’s Christmas Castle animation

(Victoria, 26 November 2012) – IntegrityBC has released Christy’s Christmas Castle, an animated video to drive home an important aspect of the organization’s campaign on electoral finance reform.

The B.C. Liberal party, which has raked in more than $40 million from big business since 2005 is the only major B.C. political party that still opposes a ban on corporate and union donations to B.C.’s political parties. The party is equally opposed to any other electoral finance reforms.

The B.C. NDP, B.C. Conservatives, B.C. Greens, B.C. First, Vision Vancouver, the NPA, and COPE all support a ban and reforming other sections of B.C.’s electoral finance laws.

The release of IntegrityBC’s video comes on the heels of concerns over possible tax breaks that may be extended to Prince George-based Pacific Western Brewing which, with its owner Kazuko Komatsu, has donated $112,979.38 to the B.C. Liberal party since 2005.

On top of these donations, Pacific Western Brewing also donated two trips to the Bahamas worth almost $27,000 to a party fundraising auction for Deputy Premier and minister responsible for liquor policy Rich Coleman.

IntegrityBC is calling on citizens to join the organization in helping to cajole the B.C. Liberal party to get onside with British Columbians on this important issue.


Help take back B.C. by signing and sharing IntegrityBC’s campaign finance reform petition at:

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For more information:

Dermod Travis, Executive Director




Christy’s Christmas Castle