This B.C. researcher's oilsands theories are being championed by Jason Kenney. Just one problem - experts say they're not true - 2019-08-24
Krause uses Canada Revenue Agency filings, U.S. tax information and publicly available strategy documents to paint a picture of a major Canadian environmental movement bankrolled by U.S. charitable foundations.
"If I just tell you this, it just sounds like a conspiracy theory, right?" she tells the audience at one point. "That's why I'm showing you the actual documents."
Experts and environmental organizations reached by Star Calgary say Krause's conclusions not only ignore the international nature of environmental philanthropy, but leave out the fact that Canadian environmental organizations receive most of their money from Canadians. When asked why her work appeared to blame environmentalists for pipeline delays when judges and regulators are the main cause, she responded that regulators and judges simply don't understand the extent of the Tar Sands Campaign, but that they will — thanks to her work.