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Vivian Krause
Vancouver, B.C. CANADA
Vancouver researcher & writer. I work from my dining room table, using Google on my own nickel. Not part of any political party, any industry, or any campaign.
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Quest University The Sabotage of Quest University: An Overview How CRA Kept Quest In The Dark 21 Years Letters to Blake Bromley, Stewart Blusson & Others "No Desire to Revive Quest University," Stewart & Marilyn Blusson Letter to Quest Alumni & Friends, September 14, 2023 Red Flags: The Case for... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Rethink Campaigns
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Charitable Impact Foundation, known as "CHIMP" claims that it is the "fastest growing" giving network in Canada. CHIMP says that 197,000 people have used CHIMP's website to donate $1.4 billion to 14,000 charities. If CHIMP truly has funded a billion dollars worth of charity, that's fantastic! The problem is, CHIMP... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2024 at Rethink Campaigns
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Academic Success Located in Squamish, B.C., the now defunct Quest university (“Quest”) was Canada’s first, independent university, similar to the Liberal Arts colleges across the U.S. Quest began as a legacy project of the late Dr. David Strangway, a geophysicist who was referred to affectionately as "the moon rocks guy"... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2024 at Rethink Campaigns
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Quest University Canada ("Quest") is now closed. The charities involved in Quest's financial history issued tax receipts for $425 million. These receipts provided significant, potential tax relief to Quest's purported benefactor(s) so it is important to know why Quest had financial trouble despite supposedly receiving hundreds of millions of dollars.... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2024 at Rethink Campaigns
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Stewart Blusson has long been celebrated as the charitable donor who made possible the establishment of the now defunct, Quest University, located in Squamish, B.C. In 2016, when Blusson was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame, he was specifically credited for having donated $100 million towards Quest University.... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2024 at Rethink Campaigns
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Ian Worland, a tax lawyer, based in Vancouver, was the Chair of the Board of Governors of Quest University over a period of nine years, from 2008 until 2017. While Chair of Quest's board, Mr. Worland signed several documents that are crucial to Quest's financial history. Among these are: 2008... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2024 at Rethink Campaigns
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Effective July 27 2023, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), revoked the charitable status of Eden Glen Foundation ("Eden Glen"), a public foundation based in Vancouver. According to its application for registration, Eden Glen was set up by a law firm located at 1250-1500 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. This is... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2024 at Rethink Campaigns
Affidavit #2 - November 16, 2023 Vivian Krause Affidavit #2 November 16, 2023 Stewart Irvine Affidavit - November 17, 2023 Stewart Irvine Affidavit Nov 17, 2023 Vivian Krause Affidavit & Exhibits Nov 16 2023(292 pgs) For Affidavit #1, click here. Exhibits: A Analysis of Alleged Defamatory Statements B Fortius application... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2023 at Rethink Campaigns
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Dear Friends, This is to explain why I am being sued for defamation and why I have filed for dismissal. Over the years, as I have been following the funding of various causes, I have exposed the fact that some of the largest "charitable gifts" in Canadian history are a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2023 at Rethink Campaigns
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Pushing our national debt to $1.2 trillion, the federal government's deficit for 2022 was $35.3-billion. Next year, it is forecasted to be about the same. As one of many measures needed to reduce our daunting deficit, here’s an offbeat idea: CRA should audit the issuance of tax receipts for large,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2023 at Rethink Campaigns
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Dear Alumni & Friends of Quest, As we know, Quest's campus has been sold to Capilano University. While I wish Capilano the very best, I am sad (and angry) about what happened to Quest and would like to see Quest's program revived. Personally, I have never had any involvement with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2023 at Rethink Campaigns
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Based of my extensive research, it is clear to me that Quest University is the victim of a massive scam and a miscarriage of justice. Here's the detailed document that explains how I believe that Quest got shafted: Red Flags: The Case for Seeking Legal Counsel Here’s the key points... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2023 at Rethink Campaigns
Quest University students are requesting an immediate pause in plans for Quest to be purchased by Capilano University. Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2023 at Rethink Campaigns
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Quest University, Canada's first independent, secular university, has closed. In April, owing to financial trouble, Quest held what may well be its last commencement ceremony. From 40 countries around the world, students came to Quest for its unique, undergraduate degree in both arts and sciences at a state-of-the-art campus in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2023 at Rethink Campaigns
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On February 20, 2023, Quest University announced that it is suspending all academic operations due to financial troubles. Since then, I have written 17 letters, e-mails and draft documents to Blake Bromley and his colleagues, starting with a letter to the former CFO of Sea to Sky Foundation, on March... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2023 at Rethink Campaigns
Key Information: Tax returns, financial statements & applications for registration 19 Revoked Bromley Charities & Blake Bromley, 10 Charities Tax-receipted Donations $425 million Gifts to CHIMP $145 million $145 Million Transferred to CHIMP Top 20 Gifts $517 Million Interest on Loans $28 million AGGREGATE ANALYSIS 50 Charities 2024-04-24 CHIMP Foundation... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2023 at Rethink Campaigns
For CRA audit reports and responses to CRA, click on the links below: Loyalty Foundation (Greg Kerfoot)- Revoked as of July 9, 2022 Audit Letter, May 13, 2021 Notice of Intent to Revoke,May 12, 2022 Fortius Foundation CRA Audit of Fortius Revocation Fortius responses to CRA 15&17Nov2021 CRA Notice of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2022 at Rethink Campaigns
Here are the documents pertaining to the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal on October 19, 2022, with regards to the request from Fortius Foundation for an injunction against the Minister of National Revenue (Canada Revenue Agency), to stop the CRA from publishing the notice of revocation of Fortius'... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2022 at Rethink Campaigns
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Scott Cousens The single largest charitable donation in the history of British Columbia is $74.4 million. In 2018, this huge gift was made between two charities, both based in Vancouver. The donor was Charitable Impact Foundation ("CHIMP") and the recipient was Fortius Foundation which built Fortius Sport & Health Centre... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2022 at Rethink Campaigns
On Monday, November 3, 2022, Christopher Richardson is to be sworn in as a trustee of Vancouver School Board. Here's the problem: Allowing Richardson to take office would ignore that he solemnly swore that he was “not disqualified” for office when in fact, he was disqualified, and he must have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2022 at Rethink Campaigns
Charitable Impact Foundation ("CHIMP") CHIMP hits $1 billion in donations: Let's take a closer look Deloitte Unable to Vouch for $193 Million Request for CRA Investigation of CHIMP 16 Bromley Charities Shut Down by CRA The Liberal Party, Josh Vander Vies & CHIMP Headwaters Foundation: REVOKED by CRA Sept. 10,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2022 at Rethink Campaigns
Headwaters Foundation was a registered charity with designation as a public foundation. According to its application for registration, its founding directors were Christopher Richardson, Leslie Brandlmayr and Darian Kovacs. All three were employees/consultants to Blake Bromley. Most of the Bromley charities have no outside directors and therefore, no independent oversight.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2022 at Rethink Campaigns
One of the entities set up by Blake Bromley is the Canadian Football Federation ("CFF") , an amateur athletic association which operated from 2005 to 2010. According to its application for registration, the CFF intended to promote amateur soccer in Canada on a nationwide basis for all ages and levels,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2022 at Rethink Campaigns
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Christopher Richardson was re-elected to be a trustee of the Vancouver School Board on October 15, 2022. In 2015, Richardson was chair of the Vancouver School Board before resigning abruptly, citing "deeply personal reasons." According to his LinkedIn profile, he aspires to become chairperson again. "Next time, hopefully," he said... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2022 at Rethink Campaigns
For the list of 42 Bromley Charities where Christopher Richardson is/was a director, click here. As of 2021, Christopher Richardson was a director of three of the Bromley Charities: Headwaters Foundation Benefic Foundation Mighty Oaks Foundation Here's the six charities of which Christopher Richardson has been a director, that have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2022 at Rethink Campaigns