Federal Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre said that, as Prime Minister, he would ban all ministers from the World Economic Forum (WEF).
He also said he would implement vaccine mandates or require digital IDs or Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs).
“We will ban all of my ministers and top government officials from any involvement in the World Economic Forum,” he said.
The Conservative Party leader made his comments at the Calgary Stampede on Monday.
“There will be no mandates, no central bank digital currencies, no mandated digital ID,” he added.
The WEF promise is one that Poilievre made when he was running for party leadership last year.
Earlier this year, he told more than one crowd that he would never mandate digital IDs.
Poilievre has been a big draw at the Stampede in a few events. On Saturday, Poilievre’s pancake breakfast had about ten times the amount of attendees as Trudeau’s.
To get into Poilievre’s event, lineups could be seen wrapped around buildings. An estimated 10,000 attendees showed up to his event.
Poilievre, despite having no official obligation to participate as Leader of the Opposition, was featured on horseback during the annual Stampede Parade. Trudeau dodged the call, and stayed in his hotel room until the parade was over.
The Prime Minister of Canada’s Stampede crowd paled in comparison to Poilievre’s, and this included hecklers who clearly didn’t support him.
One heckler told Trudeau to “Get the WEF out of Canada.”
The WEF has become a polarized issue for politicians in Canada and the US.
In October, Alberta’s Premier Danielle Smith also took a shot at the group.
“I find it distasteful when billionaires brag about how much control they have over political leaders, as the head of that organization has,” she said.
“I think that that is offensive for people who should be directing government or the people who vote for them.”