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How fentanyl cash is converted to #vanre; homes seized as collateral from drug cash borrowers; property bought with cash through dirty lawyers/realtors; loan sharks sell seized homes into real estate invest cos, which build/invest #Vanre developments. #fintrac #wilfulblindness
2. The Canada Model is moving cash out of Canada for Triads and Cartels, but what isn’t yet understood by anyone outside Fintrac and RCMP, is wire transfers from the Triad networks in Hong Kong and Taiwan coming into Canadian banks, are material to real estate development.
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Very interesting story of Dr Alice Stewart and Sir Richard Doll.

Dr Stewart first discovered the association between X-raying pregnant women and the risk of developing childhood cancer. Her work was ‘debunked’ by a prominent epidemiologist Sir Richard Doll /1
Dr Stewart doubted herself but the evidence was there loud and clear. The damage that Doll had done with opposition took years to unravel. Meanwhile thousands of childhood cancers could have been avoided.
Why? ‘Her findings undermined the prevailing mental model of disease’ 3/
‘She had to be wrong. If she was right, too many other assumptions had to be re-examined.’

‘What Dr Stewart had provoked in her scientific colleagues was cognitive dissonance: the mental turmoil that is evoked when the mind tries to hold 2 entirely’ incompatible views’. 4/
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In #WilfulBlindness I detailed how this pro-Beijing senator privately shared ‘not for distribution’ pandemic response information with pro-Beijing media and business leaders in BC. Some of the BC influencers are id’d by sources in WeChat interference linked to CCP @TerryGlavin
2. A lot of the discussion in the Zoom meeting was about whether status quo trade and supply chains with China would change due to issues and lessons of the pandemic. This seems to be freshly relevant in another context, as many Canadians ask themselves whether the Michaels case,
3. provides a lesson in taking a firmer stance w. or attempting to disengage with China in trade and supply chains, the upcoming Olympics, etc. Back in spring 2020, before the Meng case reached its recent culmination, this is how the Senator saw the issues.
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