Pelee Island Winery faces online backlash, boycott over owner's donation to Ontario PC party - 2019-07-30

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F182.png Pelee Island Winery faces online backlash, boycott over owner's donation to Ontario PC party July 30, 2019, Sameer Chhabra, CBC News

Pelee Island Winery is the subject of controversy stemming from donations made to the Ontario PC party weeks before the vineyard was featured in an Ontario News Now promotional video.

According to Elections Ontario records, Pelee Island Winery owner Walter Schmoranz donated $2,050 to the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario between February 2019 and July 2019.

His first donation of $1,050 was deposited on Feb. 26, 2019, while a second $1,000 donation was deposited on July 12, 2019.

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{{cite news | first = Sameer | last = Chhabra | title = Pelee Island Winery faces online backlash, boycott over owner's donation to Ontario PC party | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/pelee-island-winery-backlash-1.5229815 | work = CBC News | date = July 30, 2019 | accessdate = July 30, 2019 }}