- Pierre Poilievre, a Canadian Conservative Party Leadership candidate seeking the role of Prime Minister makes an appeal to Bitcoiners.
- “$400 billion in cash out of thin air” in quantitative easing has destroyed the Canadian currency, according to Poilievre.
- “Canada needs less financial control for politicians and bankers and more financial freedom for the people,” said the Prime Minister candidate.
As Bitcoin is becoming a rising tide in politics, Pierre Poilievre – Conservative Party Leadership candidate pursuing the role of Prime Minister, and current Member of Parliament (MP) of Canada – is seeking to gain favor in the Bitcoin and broader cryptocurrency space, as reported by CBC News.
interview discussing why not only do they accept bitcoin, but also hold it on their balance sheet as a hedge against inflation.
overstepping their bounds in Canada as the Freedom Convoy in Ottawa endured the shutdown of bitcoin and other cryptocurrency wallets used to fund protestors. Court orders were issued forbidding the use of funds, bank accounts were frozen, and the public watched as Canada demonstrated the lack of financial sovereignty in our existing system.
“Canada needs less financial control for politicians and bankers and more financial freedom for the people,” says Poilievre.
Update: The Conservative Party Leadership election will take place on September 10th of 2022. If Poilievre successfully attains this leadership position, he will be well-positioned to lead the Conservative Party in his bid for Canadian Prime Minister in the 20.