According to a top WEF official, Canada should be discussing more vital issues than conspiracy theories regarding the organization. Adrian Monck contends that politicians who support such theories should consider whether they are promoting disinformation from harmful actors.
During the global COVID-19 outbreak, the WEF has become a favorite target for conspiracy believers. It started in 2020 after WEF creator and chairman Klaus Schwab released his personal opinion column pushing for something he dubbed “the big reset”.
The “big reset” has subsequently evolved into a conspiracy idea in which a network of global elites plans to rebuild society in order to eradicate private property and establish an authoritarian worldwide government. Monck, on the other hand, claims that the phrase is merely a notion born of the pandemic.
He went on to say that this was at a time when international governments were investing billions of dollars into keeping the economy afloat. Furthermore, he emphasized that one of the things the institution strives to do is to encourage people to consider some of the longer-term initiatives the world could have been doing.
Nonetheless, the WEF has received some harsh political criticism. Previously, right leader Pierre Poilievre assured a group of cheering supporters that officials should be barred from attending any WEF event.