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Trade associations -- Many are known to donate generously to political parties, particularly when they want to curry favour. In the U.S. it's called "dark money," a way to spend big bucks on politics and remain relatively anonymous. It doesn't have the same bad rap in B.C. yet, but it's problematic.
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The Conservatives are using the same rationale to support their draconian contribution limits as the Liberals used to justify their undemocratic election gag law.
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