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Randy Otto: Advertising and Mass Immigration

randy otto: Otto said his company felt the group, which is registered with Elections Canada as a third-party advertiser in the 2019 campaign, was entitled to promote the views on immigration held by Bernier and the People's Party of Canada -- as long as it was prepared to deal with any fallout, according to CTV. The billboards, which feature pre-election advertising with Bernier's face, the logo of his People's Party of Canada and a slogan advocating against mass immigration, started appearing in different spots across the country late last week. Randy Otto, the president of Pattison Outdoor Advertising, said his company agreed to run the ads on the condition that True North Strong & Free Advertising Corp. identify itself and let people viewing the billboards know how to get in touch. They quickly sparked criticism, including from Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, for promoting anti-immigrant rhetoric. I think probably for me, the biggest concern I have is people's impression of the company and that we are trying to restrict free speech, Otto said in an interview Tuesday. Otto said he did not like having been left alone to defend the ads or appreciate Bernier's accusing him of caving to a totalitarian leftist mob when he decided to take the ads off Pattison billboards. ( As reported in the news.