Vision Vancouver has raised more than $2 million in campaign contributions, according to a donors list it released today.
Corporate contributions make up the largest portion of its funds raised so far, with $1.4 million donated. Individual donations total $492,588, while the party received $320,880 in contributions from unions. The list covers donations made from January 1 to October 31 this year.
The donations from corporations include $60,000 from Aquilini Development, $40,000 from Concord Pacific, $34,500 from Rize Alliance Properties, $55,000 from Wesgroup Properties, $15,000 from Wall Financial, $26,000 from Rennie Marketing Systems, and $15,000 from Westbank Corp.
The Charles F. White Corporation, Holborn Holdings and Magnum Projects each made $75,000 contributions, while MCL Motors and RPMG Holdings both donated $50,000. Several corporations made $10,000 donations, including Great Canadian Gaming Corporation and New Oakridge Investment, and various donors gave $25,000, including Renewal Partners, Solterra, and Cactus Restaurants.
Other large contributions include $53,000 from the Vancouver Taxi Association and $45,000 from Amacon Management Services Corp.
Several numbered companies are also listed as contributors, including one $15,000 donation from 0926217 BC Ltd.
The B.C. division of CUPE gave the largest donation to Vision, at $152,000, while other labour contributions include $40,000 from CUPE Local 15, $34,000 from CUPE Local 1004, and $30,000 from the Canadian Labour Congress.
The largest individual donation is $100,000 from David Aisenstat, who according to a securities filing in 2011 owns the Charles F. White Corporation. Other individual donations include $39,200 from Dean Alexander, and $37,500 from Chip Wilson.
The release of donors and contribution amounts comes after the NPA announced last week that it would release a list of its campaign donors. The NPA is expected to issue the list by Friday (November 7).
The Vancouver Greens, the Coalition of Progressive Electors and OneCity have also made their campaign donation lists public. The Greens have raised $46,387 so far, while OneCity has collected $47,286. COPE released a list this week detailing $60,114 in donations from this year.