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What Do Fossil Fuel Companies Get For Their Campaign Investments?

March 12th, 2017 | by Roy L Hales

Fossil fuel companies pumped more than $5.1 million into British Columbia's elections between 2008 and 2015. 92% of that money was given to the BC Liberal party, which was in office throughout that period. The remainder went to the leading opposition party, the New Democratic Party (NDP). A new report from the Centre for Policy Alternatives, Mapping The Political Influence, examines the funds and lobbying data to get answers. The ever-running question is, what do fossil fuel companies get for their campaign investments



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