British Columbia: Lululemon founder offers $380,000 to right-wing candidates

Sportswear company Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has donated $380,000 to support right-wing BC candidates and asked other wealthy people to do the same, according to the Vancouver Sun.

British Columbia: Lululemon founder offers $380,000 to right-wing candidates

Sportswear company Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has donated $380,000 to support right-wing BC candidates and asked other wealthy people to do the same, according to the Vancouver Sun.

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The billionaire entrepreneur, who has donated his own money, wants to help the province's right-wing "pro-business" candidates defeat "socialist" opponents, starting with municipal elections in October, according to the " Vancouver Sun”.

He also reportedly asked his contacts to donate hundreds of thousands of dollars to a new organization, “Pacific Prosperity Network,” aimed at supporting these right-wing candidates.

The founder and former CEO of Lululemon made the request in a letter, according to the outlet. In it, he said his $380,000 donation was for the organization to create software to "run a successful campaign, collect big data, empower the grassroots, and be an effective voice at full force." time for the right”.

“The NDP has done a masterful job of putting in place a structure to silence the voice of entrepreneurs, hard workers or dreamers,” passing laws “making it difficult for any party not backed by unions to succeed.” , can we read in particular in this letter.

Chip Wilson ranks among the 500 richest people in the world, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index, with a fortune of $7.11 billion and a $73 million beachfront mansion, considered the most expensive in British Columbia, according to the Vancouver Sun.

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