Ezra Levant of Canada’s conservative media outlet Rebel News said the Royal Bank of Canada denied him a commercial mortgage for a new office over his website’s politics.
Levant told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Thursday that his mortgage application was “financially sound,” but was ultimately denied by the same bank he had personally used for decades.
Upon inquiring further, Levant said a “whistleblower” at the bank told him the head office denied his application, despite his local banker advocating on his behalf.
“I only caught this because this banker at the local branch really wanted to give me the mortgage,” Levant said. “He said he was fighting against the head office.”
Levant released a recording from a conversation he allegedly had with the bank employee in Calgary, Alberta, who can be heard…