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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.
Recent Activity
Theanon Foundation, $30 Million (2002) Stewart & Marilyn Blusson Foundation $123 Million (2006-2011) Association for the Advancement of Scholarship, $30 Million (2006) Sea to Sky Foundation, $89 Million (2005-2007) Quest University Canada Foundation, $46.6 Million (2007) Almoner Foundation Tax-Receipted, $20.8 Million (2010 & 2011) HSEF Renaissance Academy, $8.6 Million (2010-2017)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
For four years, I have been following the financial activity of a group of registered charities run by Blake Bromley. On the basis of my extensive research, it appears to me that these charities are part of a massive tax fraud scam whereby tax-receipted donations have been reported for hundreds... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
Here's are the supporting documents referred to in my appeal to Blake Bromley to discontinue foreclosure against Quest University: $34 million Parcel A & Lot 12 $15 million Assignment of proceeds from sale of property (2010) $11.4 million Theanon Land Sales $9.4 million Theanon Foundation land sales (2012) $10.5 million... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
1. Almoner Foundation Almoner Foundation Financial Statements (2005-2019) Almoner Foundation Balance Sheets (2005-2019) Quest Student Residences $21 Million ASSET (2011) Almoner Foundation Receipts & Disbursements (2005-2019) Economic Dependence on QUEST University Quest Lease Revenue $10 MILLION (2011-2018) Almoner Foundation Tax Returns (2005-2014) Almoner Foundation Who Signed The Tax Returns (2005-2014)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
e-mail to WE Charity, July 14, 2020 Letter to Kielburgers, July 17, 2020 WE Charity, Top 50 Canadian Donors WE Charity Canadian Donor Foundations (by year) Pages of the 2019 U.S. tax return for WE Charity showing gifts for US$118 Million Pages of the U.S. tax returns of Allstate Foundation... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
Here are the U.S. tax returns for We Charity: We Charity 2002 We Charity 2003 We Charity 2004 We Charity 2005 We Charity 2006 We Charity 2007 We Charity 2008 We Charity 2009 We Charity 2011 We Charity 2012 We Charity 2013 We Charity 2014 We Charity 2015 We Charity... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
The Fortius Sport & Health Centre in Burnaby B.C. is a spectacular complex that is helping Canadian athletes to raise their game. The registered charities involved in the start-up of Fortius have received $100 million in tax-receipted donations. New Dimensions Foundation and Imladris Foundation reported $26 million and in 2019,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
Back in 2001, at a cost of $1.7 million, 240 acres (97 hectares) of land were purchased for the site of Quest University in Squamish, B.C. Today, the University owns 60 acres of the original 240. The balance was sold or transferred to property developers and a series of registered... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
Regarding the early financial history of Quest University, here are my letters to Blake Bromley and John Bromley (951 pages) who is President & CEO of Charitable Impact Foundation ("CHIMP"). Also here is my letter of April 30, 2020 to the Board of Governors of Quest University Canada. Letter to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
Acclaim Health & Community Care Service Addictions & Mental Health Ontario Arctic Watch Beluga Foundation B.C. Pets & Friends Society Canada West Military Museums Canadian Abuse & Abandoned Animal Protection Canadian Inland Mission Inc. Carlton Trail Health Foundation Inc. Church University & Triumphant Assoc. Columbian Friends Compagnons De la Pointe... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
To download all 20 tables in one file, click here. Last updated: April 20, 2020. A Timeline of 50 Bromley Charities (2000-2019) An Overview of 50 Charities: Directors, Assets, Revenue & Expenditures (2000-2019) Gifting and Re-Gifting Between Charities (2000-2019) Fifty Gifts for More Than $500 Million Tax-Receipted Donations Stated Purposes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
To download a file with all 50 spreadsheets, click here. Last updated April 20, 2020. 4 What Matters Foundation Allan Skidmore Family Foundation Almoner Foundation Amazing Grace Foundation Association for the Advancement Scholarship Benefic Foundation C & R Foundation Canadian Education Forum Charity Research & Development Charitable Impact ("CHIMP") Foundation... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2020 at Rethink Campaigns
On Friday, October 26 2019, Edmonton Star reported that the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) had "dropped" the author of this blog (Vivian Krause) as its keynote speaker for a conference that begins today, Monday October 27, 2019, in Banff Alberta. The IABC, like any organization, has a right... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2019 at Rethink Campaigns
Here's a list of articles published that mention my work, published in 2019: Business in Calgary Unlikely Champion, Melanie Darbyshire, June 2019. CBC The American money behind the anti-pipeline fight, Wendy Mesley, January 20, 2019. U.S. foundations funding Canadian anti-pipeline protests: fair or foul? Stephen Hunt, January 22, 2019. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at Rethink Campaigns
Materials Submitted: How Corporate Ethics Rewrote its Web-site $267 Million from the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation Overview (Power Point Deck, 15 pages) Spreadsheets (43 pages) Pages of U.S. tax returns showing payments for $267 million (310 pages) When it becomes available, a link to the Hansard transcript will be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2019 at Rethink Campaigns
As I tweeted in early November and as I told the Edmonton Journal in December, I believed that Rachel Notley had what it would take to lead Canada into the global oil market. I meant what I said. But now, sad to say, it is now clear to me now... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2019 at Rethink Campaigns
Given the economic significance of the Alberta oil industry to all of Canada, the credibility and impartiality of the Alberta Energy Regulator is important. Recently, the Alberta Energy Regulator appointed a new director: Ed Whittingham. For his bio as posted at the AER's web-site, click here. Not mentioned in Mr.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2019 at Rethink Campaigns
On Sunday, January 20, CBC's The Weekly aired an extensive report on the American funding that has been fuelling pipeline controversy and gridlock in Canada for more than a decade. This activist campaign is called The Tar Sands Campaign and it is a multi-million dollar effort to stop the construction... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2019 at Rethink Campaigns
Tides Canada: $72.8 million Great Bear Initiative: $21.7 million Pew Charitable Trusts: US$ 13 million (Total grants to Pew: $16.7 million) World Wildlife Fund Canada: US$ 10 million Living Oceans Society: US$ 7.2 million Vancouver Aquarium: US$ 6.7 million Pacific Salmon Foundation: US$ 6.4 million Round River Conservation Studies: US$... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2019 at Rethink Campaigns
"Raise the negatives" by generating "a high negative media profile" about Canadian oil is one of the goals of The Tar Sands Campaign, as outlined in its original strategy paper (see page 4). Below is a list of 50 reports that have been produced and publicized by organizations that are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2019 at Rethink Campaigns
For a draft of the original strategy for The Tar Sands Campaign, click here. For more from CorporateEthics, one of the organizers of The Tar Sands Campaign, click here. To see pages of U.S. tax returns showing more than 400 payments to more than 100 groups involved in The Tar... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2019 at Rethink Campaigns
Mr. Bromley, RE: Tax-receipted donations for $600 Million According to your web-site, you have created 650 charities and executed >$2 billion worth of charitable giving. Because of the substantial tax relief associated with TWO BILLION DOLLARS in charitable giving, I believe that your work is a matter of public interest... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at Rethink Campaigns
Dr. David Turpin, President & Vice-Chancellor University of Alberta Dr. Turpin, I am writing to share my opinions and the reasons why I believe that it is wrong for the University of Alberta to award an Honorary Doctorate to David Suzuki. Many Canadians from the oil and gas industry have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2018 at Rethink Campaigns
Much to my surprise, it is time to ask questions of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) with regards to its handling of the audits of political activity of registered charities, and more broadly, about its oversight of the Charities Directorate in general. Back in 2012, the CRA began a series... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2018 at Rethink Campaigns