Anti-hate groups and Jewish associations say a now-deleted tweet from long-time Conservative MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay spread potentially dangerous anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.
Over the weekend Findlay retweeted a video clip of a 2009 interview that then-journalist Chrystia Freeland conducted with billionaire investor, George Soros, for the Financial Times.
Findlay commented in her retweet that “the closeness of these two should alarm every Canadian,” a sentiment that was then retweeted by fellow Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre.
The tweet was seen by many as a far-right dog whistle.
“She was actually retweeting one of the hard-right conspiracy theorists, who has these dark anti-Semitic images of George Soros,” Bernie Farber, of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, explaine...Read More