Who Paid for Neil Young to Lie?

Neil Young’s concert tour has been bought and paid for by a foreign lobby group called the Tides Foundation.
And guess what else?  Neil’s activist groupies on the stage with him work for foreign lobby groups, too.

suzuki-young-erielAthabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN):

  • Received $55,000 from Tides Foundation:  $55,000 paid to a numbered Alberta company, in Fort Chipewayan “to build the case for rejecting the Shell and Teck Frontier mines; participate in regulatory processes and use legal tools to increase regulations; work with groups in Europe to support the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD); and build public opposition to tar sands pipelines,” September 13, 2013.

    Source: National Post, “Vivian Krause: New U.S. funding for the war on Canadian oil,” December 2, 2013.

Eriel Deranger

This is Eriel Deranger.
She’s the Director of Communications to ACFN.
And, in the past she was employed by other Tides-funded organizations like the Sierra Club and Rainforest Action Network.adam-neil-young-david-suzuki… And here’s David Suzuki:
He flew to Toronto to attend the opening event of the Neil Young tour.
David Suzuki’s Foundation has received millions of dollars from U.S. foundations and more than $200,000 from Tides Canada.
Honour the treatiesHonour the Treaties:
Honour the Treaties has only one listed “Fiscal Sponsor” – The Lakota People’s Law Project. 

The Lakota People’s Law Project, is the main project of the California-based  Romero Institute. 

Here’s evidence of Tides Foundation funding to the Romero Institute:
$35, 000 in 2012
: Source
$150,000 in 2008: Source
$109,000 in 2007: Source
$82,500 in 2006: Source

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