Ezra Levant Calls for Porter Airlines Boycott After Company 'Blacklists' The Rebel
TORONTO - Porter Airlines has joined a string of Canadian companies pulling its advertisements from The Rebel, a conservative media website which has carried articles opposing immigration and questioning climate change science.
In a tweet Tuesday, the Toronto-based airline confirmed that The Rebel has been “blacklisted” after it was notified that its ads were appearing on the site, run by media personality Ezra Levant.
Some Twitter users supported the move, while others said they intend to boycott the airline over the decision.
Porter Airlines CEO Robert Deluce said in a statement that the decision had no bearing on any political views or partialities and was made independent of any such considerations. But he added that the airline apologized for using the word blacklist, which he said was inappropriate and regrettable.;
Read more from the Toronto Sun here: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/06/07/porter-airlines-blacklists-ezra-levants-the-rebel