Wealthy Elites Named in Offshore Tax Haven Leaks are Funders of BC’s Anti-Electoral Reform Campaign

The campaign opposing electoral reform in British Columbia received funds from wealthy BC Liberal donors named in high-profile offshore tax haven leaks.

Financial disclosures from the No BC Proportional Representation Society have already shown BC’s entrenched interests are spending big money bankrolling the campaign to stop proportional representation – including business lobbyists, real estate moguls and other wealthy urban elites.

Now the No campaign’s latest filings reveal that list also includes individuals whose names are connected to the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers.

The names of investor Robert Disbrow and mining executive Walter Segsworth, who made top-tier donations to the No campaign this fall, both appear in an offshore tax haven database run by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

The database, which has tracked

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