Mysterious group behind mass texts seeking Canadians' views on carbon tax - 2019-06-24

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F182.png Mysterious group behind mass texts seeking Canadians' views on carbon tax June 24, 2019, Joan Bryden, Canadian Press, CBC News

A group by that name does have a website but it appears to be a work-in-progress that imparts little information, other than a brief mission statement that exhorts people to "stand up for Ontario and be proud of the place we call home."

The text message appears to be an attempt to identify voters who are opposed to the carbon tax imposed by the federal Liberals, presumably so they can be targeted during the election campaign this fall.

No laws regulate this kind of political advocacy; only after June 30 will anyone spending more than $500 have to register with Elections Canada as a third party, adhering to spending limits and disclosing who they are and, eventually, where their money came from.

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | first = Joan | last = Bryden | title = Mysterious group behind mass texts seeking Canadians' views on carbon tax | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/robocalls-ontario-strong-carbon-tax-federal-election-1.5188342 | work = Canadian Press | publisher = CBC News | date = June 24, 2019 | accessdate = June 25, 2019 }}