Multicultural Revisionism and the Falsification of Canadian History by Ricardo Duchesne

Multicultural Revisionism and the Falsification of Canadian History
by Ricardo Duchesne

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The falsification of the historical record for the purpose of creating a past that fits with the ideological goals of the present has been a common characteristic of revolutionary regimes seeking to legitimize themselves by portraying their actions and goals as if they were continuous with the aims of history or the venerable beliefs of the past.

Perhaps the most egregious example of “illegitimate historical revisionism”, as contrasted to the legitimate re-assessment of the past on the basis of improved evaluation of records, is the complete re-writing of the history of Russia by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union; particularly during the reign of Stalin in the mid-1920s to early 1950s; history was not only written according to the “correct” Marxist theory, but state officials commonly went about erasing major historical figures from documents, books, and even photographs (PDF) the moment they were deemed to be “enemies of the people”.

This illegitimate revision of the historical record is also happening in Canada, but in a way that is difficult to detect, for it does not involve any book burning, outright denials of certain events, or use of forged documents. It is taking place in a rather calmed, reasonable way; the protocols of “verifiability”, “peer review”, and “openness to criticism” appear to remain intact.

This reasonable falsification is particularly visible in regards to the books I have in mind, that is, general surveys of the history of Canada, which are intended to be summations of the existing state of knowledge, not polemical exegeses, but overviews for undergraduate courses, rather than books concentrating on specific topics, or openly about subjects that are inherently ideological such as women’s history, history of the head tax, or the history of Indian reservations. Still; these surveys cannot escape the dominant leftist culture, however neutral they may appear.

“Discourse Analysis”

Basically what has happened in the writing of general histories of Canada is that historians have been acculturated to view the older narrative in which Canada was seen as an Anglo-Saxon nation, or as a nation of two founding peoples, as an “imposed monolithic mythology”, to use the words of John Ralston Saul, the putative philosopher of Canada. “Monolithic” means that it is bad, and “mythology that it is not true. Portraying Canada as “richly diverse”, a “complex cultural mosaic” from its origins, means that one is a historian who can grasp complexities, one is “subtle” and “nuanced”. Academics love to use these words whenever they describe their ways of thinking. Writing that Canada was fundamentally a British nation is an indication of crudeness and rigidity.

What about the facts? Well, historians have further learned from the more ideologically oriented social scientists that the “old style of history”, which took for “granted” Canada’s Anglo identity, was a discourse “socially constructed” by the dominant Anglo men of Canada. The “facts” narrated by these dominant white male historians cannot be seen independently of their efforts to construct Canada’s history in a way that suited their racist inclinations. Now historians know better. They are more “sensitive” to the long suppressed diverse voices of Canada’s past, and, in this vein, they have constructed a new discourse that better captures the “complexity” of Canada as “multicultural nation” from its beginnings.

This concept of a “discourse”, with its notion that the way we think about history and social reality cannot be understood in the language of the natural sciences, because thinking is always a product of the “disciplinary structures of knowledge and power”, is quite ambivalent as to whether the new history of Canada, as a multicultural nation-in-the making, is really a more accurate portrayal of the past, or simply an effort to re-conceptualize the past, however fictional that past may be, for the purpose of bringing forth a new historical reality, a multicultural Canada, that will no longer be a fiction.

The methodology of “discourse analysis” (PDF), in the true spirit of postmodernist theorizing, really wants to have it both ways; on the one hand, it wants to portray the “old historical narratives” as mythological discourses expressing the power of certain elites, rather than the actual historical record, but, on the other, it is always ready to fall back on the notion that there are no facts outside a system of “disciplinary structures of power”, whenever someone points out that the facts don’t support the new discourse. If someone presses them about their own current “disciplinary power”, they will reply that their aim is to liberate former oppressed minorities from the structures of the past and create a better, more diverse, tolerant, and free Canada.

Nevertheless, while historians are operating within this matrix of postmodernist ideas about the discursive nature of reality, they themselves, particularly when writing surveys, tend to avoid the convoluted postmodernist discussions of their social science colleagues. The overall pro-multicultural atmosphere that pervades every institution and media has had a more straightforward impact upon them. They want to be good citizens working for, rather than against, a harmonious multicultural society in which, as the Government of Canada instructs us, “the value and dignity of all Canadian citizens regardless of their racial or ethnic origins, their language, or their religious affiliation” is affirmed in the historical experience of Canada. The thought of emphasizing the overwhelming influence of Anglo Canadians, or French Canadians in Quebec, strikes them as impolite, inconsistent with the goal of encouraging “all citizens” “regardless of race” to “take pride in their ancestry”.

Accordingly, Canada’s history has now been thoroughly redefined as a history of “diverse immigrants”, with the Anglo and the French portrayed as immigrants with the same historical status as other immigrants. The true founders are the “First Nations”, or, Aboriginals, English, French, “other Europeans”, West Indians, Asians, Africans, Sikhs, Chinese…all immigrants, since, after all, as Pierre Trudeau once said, we should not view Canada as a nation fixated in the past but as a fluid nation always in the making through the arrival of new peoples.

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I will offer two examples of this illegitimate revisionist writing. First, a book by the well-known historian, J. M. Bumsted, Canada’s Diverse Peoples (2003). Intended to help readers “better appreciate” diversity to enable “all of us to interact more effectively” with multiple races, Bumsted opens the book questioning the claim that Europeans “were the first to discover this land and the first to settle it”.

From the very beginning of human settlement of this continent…North America was sheer diversity. This land was a veritable quilt of peoples and tongues. The ultimate arrival of Europeans complicated, but did not really alter, this pattern.

He uses quotation marks in reference to “the French and the English as the ‘founding peoples’ of Canada” on the grounds that it “completely ignores the previous presence of the Aboriginals”. He bemoans the restrictive racial immigration policies, and then sets out to construct a new narrative of Canada as a nation progressively moving toward a multiracial society in which everyone is accorded full equality, concluding:

By the year 2000 it was abundantly clear that Canada had won its campaign to impose the concept of multiculturalism upon the nation.

This passage comes from the last chapter revealing titled “The Future”, which announces:

From the very beginning, the land that became Canada was a multiracial place, the destination of a constant flow of new immigrants of varying ethnicities.

Canada’s “Political Nationality”

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The next book is by Roger Riendeau, A Brief History of Canada (2007). Not so brief at 400 pages, Riendeau, Vice Principal of Canada’s historic Innis College at the University of Toronto, opens his book asking “What is Canada? What is a Canadian?” Amazingly, he cites a few words that George-Étienne Cartier, who played the key role in bringing French Canada into Confederation, expressed in 1865, in which he envisioned, apparently, Canada as a “political nationality” open to peoples from all religious backgrounds, races, and nations in the world. Riendeau cites Cartier’s statement that with Confederation Canada “would form a political community with which neither the national origin, nor religion of any individual, would interfere”.1

From this statement alone we are supposed to believe that Canada was always meant to look like Chinese-dominated-Richmond and South Asian-dominated-Brampton. This is a misinterpretation bordering on falsification. Cartier meant that Canada would be a confederation of provinces with their own local institutions, rather than a single legislative union like Britain or a British Dominion in which French Canadiens would be compelled to assimilate.

It is very anachronistic for Riendeau to say that “since 1867” Canada’s inhabitants, “whether they are descended from the Aboriginal, French, Anglo-Saxon, other European, Asian, African, or Latin American cultures” have shown an inclination to see themselves as members of a common “political nationality”, or have “survived as a distinct national community”, a nation based solely on political values regardless of race and culture. It is also quite fictional to describe the native landscape before Europeans arrived as “multicultural and multilingual”, as well as to say that the peoples of Canada have always felt that what made them Canadian was not their ethnicity or culture but the mere fact that they were “bound by a common experience” as inhabitants of the same country.2

By “common” he means that all the inhabitants were somehow forging a sense of political identity that transcended their ethnicity and culture. Yet, as is evident from his own narrative, the entire history of Canada prior to the 1970s goes against this notion of a common political nationality. Not only were the British well aware of their Britishness, and for this reason preferred Anglo-Saxon immigrants, which Riendeau otherwise knows disapprovingly, but the actual “common” experience of the nation was overwhelmingly British/European outside Quebec. This is what the statistics say. Riendeau’s own demographic and ethnic proportions cannot hide this reality. He observes, for example, that whereas prior to the late 1960s “almost 90 percent of immigrants were of European origins, by the early 1970s [suddenly] about half came from other regions including the West Indies, Africa, South America, and Asia”.3

This is not a historian who invents facts and alters photographs. His acts of manipulation are more “subtle”. What he wants students to believe is that Canada’s past already contained the seeds of its current multiracial trends. “Canada has always been a multicultural society”.4 He enjoys writing about the “changing racial composition of Canada” in relation to the influx of non-French and non-British European immigrants.5 He does not enjoy saying Canada was still 96 percent racially White as late as 1971, when multiculturalism was officially announced.

He would rather blame the government in the early 20th century for “inculcating British-Canadian beliefs in citizenship, democracy, and the Protestant ethic”. He thinks they should have started promoting multiculturalism from the beginning. Canada was “universally racist, inasmuch as the concept of a multicultural society still lay…in the future”.6 Canada became what it was always meant to be inasmuch as immigration restrictions against non-Europeans were abolished in the 1960s, the Multiculturalism Act of 1988 was legislated, and the ceiling on immigration was raised from 100,000 to 250,000 in the late 1980s.

It never occurs to Riendeau to ask why academics across the Western world are making exactly the same argument about how the “political nationality” of Britain, France, Belgium, Sweden, Italy, Greece, Ireland, Norway…was always meant to be about the creation of multiracial nations from the beginning? That Canada has always been uniquely diverse is not unique to Canadian historians; it is now a pervasive fabrication among historians across European-created nations. They want all European natives to believe that the current diversification is continuous with the very origins of their nations.

This is not your Stalinist form of falsification, but it is the biggest falsification of history ever promoted; the complete denial of nationality to all Europeans in their own homelands!


Footnotes:

[1] Roger Riendeau, A Brief History of Canada, 2007, p. xv
[2] p. 385
[3] p. 332
[4] p. 382
[5] p. 331
[6] p. 229

Vancouver Police Brutally Attack Family in Pacific Park Place Housing Co-operative by Alicia Barsello

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Vancouver Police Brutally Attack Family in Pacific Park Place Housing  Co-operative  

by Alicia Barsello

On Sunday 13th of March 2016 Vladimir Tchaikoun’s belief in Canadian democracy was shaken. The aviation and marine engineer left the Ukraine in 1988 in search of a just society and a fair standard of living, but suddenly felt he had returned to the kind of situation one might find in a police state. He and his family were the victims of police violence.

Around 7:30 pm, Vladimir and his daughter Alicia were preparing dinner in their home at the Pacific Park Place housing cooperative (5810 Battison St in Vancouver, between Kingsway and E.43rd), when they heard a knock at the door. They found two policemen dressed in assault gear.

“Are you Vladimir?” asked one of the policemen. Vladimir asked why they were there, and one of them answered that they could not say and asked to see Vladimir’s wife. Vladimir asked Alicia to call her mother who was in the second floor of the house, and, as soon as Alicia directed herself towards the stairs, the police pushed the door in and Vladimir with it.

Alicia heard the noise and turned to see the two policemen beating her father. She ran towards them yelling “Stop!”, but one of them shoved her away with his arm, saying “You guys have caused too much trouble around here” and ordered her upstairs. Vladimir continued to be beaten and screamed for help. He recalls how the police grabbed both his arms, kicked him in the legs with their boots and beat him repeatedly on the face and head, causing him to bleed profusely.

Alicia began to scream for help from the second floor window. Her neighbours came out astonished. Vladimir is a longtime member of the housing co-op, and known for his active involvement. This is not to say that the coop board has appreciated this involvement.

He has shown his support for families in danger of eviction by the board, has advocated for transparency in the selection of new occupants, has asked that decisions be taken democratically. Vladimir places a high value on Canadian democracy. He believes in his rights. “Sometimes one has to stand on one’s principles,” he says, “and what makes Canadian democracy what it is, is that one can do so without fear of reprisals.”

When Vladimir’s son Yuri and his mother rushed downstairs to Vladimir’s aid, they found that he had fallen to the floor and the policemen were hitting him with their batons on various parts of his body. Vladimir heard one of the policemen say to the other: “Get the taser” and yelled out Yuri’s name. When this happened, more than a dozen more police came inside the house. The eight police cars that had brought them were stationed outside.

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Yuri went towards his dad asking the policemen to stop beating him and was himself pushed and punched in the face twice, then shoved onto a chair and handcuffed. Yuri’s mother, who came to their defense pleading for them, got kicked twice in the stomach. The police threatened her and Alicia with their taser guns and spray and ordered them upstairs.

In a panic, Vladimir’s wife kept repeating her questions: “Why?!” – Why the beatings?!  Why were they there?! One of the policemen replied by commanding her to show her ID and then arresting her, placing handcuffs around her wrists. Alicia’s cries of why her mother was being arrested were answered by the arresting policeman who said that he was arresting her mother because she had touched his sleeve.

Vladimir, who had been kept face down, was bleeding from his nose, ears and head when the police stood him up, handcuffed him, and dragged him from his house and made him sit on the curb next to his son. When they threw them both into a police car, Vladimir could see his wife in another police car and knew they had arrested her also.

Alicia was ordered out of the house which was ‘now a crime scene’, was given no time to get her jacket or her house keys and remained locked out of the house the whole night.

Because of the harm they had inflicted, the police sent Vladimir to the hospital in an ambulance before taking him to jail. Vladimir was x-rayed, had his bones examined, his face cleaned up, and was vaccinated against tetanus. They took no pictures. Vladimir wanted pictures taken but he did not feel safe asking as one of the policemen was always watching him.

After the hospital, Vladimir was taken to a police station, possibly the one at Main and Hastings. He was put in a cell. He can’t remember whether they took his clothes off, but he does remember that they photographed his face. He doesn’t remember whether they photographed other parts of his body.

He was unable to get help from a nurse there – or even avail himself of the antibiotic cream and the compress that the hospital had given him – because to do so, he would have had to authorize the disclosure of his medical records.

The next day, just before he left the jail for home after an excruciating night, he was told that he will have to appear in court on April 4th 2016 at 9 am to answer a charge of assaulting a peace officer (!)

Vladimir’s wife and son also spent the night in jail and have also been charged with assaulting a peace officer.

Vladimir, his wife and his two children still do not understand the assault, or the night spent in jail, or the charge after that. Canada is no longer the safe haven to which Vladimir emigrated in August 1998. Something needs to be done to right a wrong so egregious and traumatic. Whether we are able to do so will be an acid test for our democracy.

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Open Letter to NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair: Will your government assist B.C. in analyzing the Site C Dam on the Peace River? by Erik Andersen

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Mr. T. Mulcair – Leader of the NDP
House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0A6

30 November, 2015

Dear Mr. Mulcair:

Thank you for circulating your recent note, a note in which you asked for financial support from the over three million Canadians who voted for your party on October 19. I have a few comments, an urgent request and a suggestion.

Comments:
As I’m sure you realize, not all of those votes came from NDPers; many of them will have been cast by strategic voters who believed the NDP candidate stood the best chance of defeating the conservative candidate in their riding. For future success, you need to find ways to persuade those voters to stay on board with your Party.

Prime Minister Trudeau and his federal Liberal Party are in the same position but, now on the world stage, they are even more vulnerable to a swift change of heart should they disillusion those who voted for them. In many ways, they will need the cooperation of your NDP MPs if they are to maintain the support that swept them into power – which leads to my next point:

Urgent Request:
On an urgent basis, would you be prepared to dedicate a small working group to analyse the BC Liberals’ plan to build its proposed $9-billion hydro-electric Site C Dam on the Peace River?

With increasing energy – pun intended – many British Columbians have gathered apolitical, sound, financial, environmental and technical evidence in their quest to persuade Premier Christy Clark not to proceed with the project. Their entreaties have been ignored; ignored to such an extent that pre-project tree-cutting and in-river back-hoe work is proceeding, heedless of several court cases which have been filed.

Further, the premier has refused to put the project before the B.C. Utilities Commission – a board which was struck specifically to analyse the rationale, quality and costs of such projects. It is believed that one reason for this refusal is that BCUC has given the project a failing grade in the past.

Saying there were still a lot of unanswered questions that could benefit from a moratorium of three or four years, Harry Swain, Chair of the Federal-Provincial Review Panel for Site C  HYPERLINK “http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/globalstudies/people/associate-fellows/swainharry.php” http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/globalstudies/people/associate-fellows/swainharry.php called the failure to put the project before the BCUC a “dereliction of duty”.

Further, in a CBC-BC Almanac interview Richard Bullock, former chair of BC’s Agricultural Land Commission, said that the BC Liberals’ removal of a vast area of Class A agricultural land in the Peace River District was a “sin against humanity”.

These individuals are not radicals, Mr. Mulcair. They were appointed to their positions because of their training, qualifications and experience.

Understandably, opposition to the project is strongest in the prime agricultural lands of the Peace River District. That said, all British Columbians will be taxed to pay the bills, not just for the current estimated cost and the inevitable capital cost overruns, but also for the decades of interest on the $9B. All that for a dam for which power-demand projections clearly show to be unnecessary as well as being agriculturally and environmentally unconscionable and abusive.

That opposition is all the more persuasive in the knowledge that governments in many parts of the world – Africa, India and America – are moving to greener, less expensive, less concentrated and less damaging alternative energy sources. What are those diversified sources? Solar, geothermal and wind turbines come to mind.

To emphasize without making this message even longer: the evidence has been accumulated and prepared not by radical “naysayers” but by professionals and responsible lay people alike – people who would be more than happy to share their work if you would be willing to name a small task force to study the matter and take action in the House on its findings.

In these days of the increasingly volatile climate that is negatively affecting our traditional sources of food – California being but one – it is essential to all Canadians that our B.C. government be prevented from building an expensive legacy project that would flood 83 kilometres of Class A farmland, destroy three generational farms and obliterate thousands of acres of wilderness – all while proven, job-creating, non-invasive alternatives are available.

Suggestion:
With or without NDP cooperation with our new government, I believe that if you were to show you are open to addressing crucial issues like this on behalf of British Columbians, we believe it would  encourage those Canadians who voted NDP  or not to “Throw a dollar in the pot” for the NDP.
Sincerely,
Erik and Catherine Andersen

erik andersen twolabradors@shaw.ca

cc. Sheila Malcolmson, MP, Nanaimo- Ladysmith
John Horgan , NDP Leader of the Opposition , BC
Douglas Routley; MLA
Rafe Mair, Common Sense Canadian
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Gabriola Sounder
Mr. Ken Boon; Peace Valley Landowners’ Association

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Zionist Jew Lobby B’nai Brith Canada Attacks Buddhist Truth Revealer Brian Ruhe by Arthur Topham

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Zionist Jew Lobby B’nai Brith Canada Attacks Buddhist Truth Revealer Brian Ruhe

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Arthur Topham

They say that the Devil never rests and in the case of Canada’s rabid Zionist Jew lobby organization B’nai Brith Canada truer words were never spoken.

Not wishing to await the outcome of the upcoming trial of R v Roy Arthur Topham set to commence on October 26th, 2015 –  the result of which will play heavily into whether or not the pro-Israeli, Zionist lobbyist will have been successful in using their Sec. 319(2) “Hate Propaganda” legislation, which they successfully embedded into Canadian jurisprudence in order to censor and suppress any and all legitimate criticism of their nefarious political ideology and their detestable terrorist, racist supremacist actions in Palestine and around the world – the Zionists are continually combing the Internet here in Canada trolling with vehement and fanatical Simon Wiesenthal “Nazi-hunting” fervour for more truth seekers who are courageously revealing the plethora of lies that the Zionist controlled msm has been mind-controlling the masses with for the past century.

There are more victims of Zionist misfeasance in former democratic Canada than the recent case of Buddhist author and teacher Brian Ruhe of Vancouver, B.C., the foremost being that of Vancouver’s Chinese artist and writer Joe Canuck whose two websites www.joecanuck.net and www.joecanuck.wix.com/justiceforchinese were both surreptitiously and summarily silenced and removed from the net by the server www.wix.com without explanation to the owner, but for now I will focus on Ruhe as his woes are well documented.

What is rather unique about this latest provocation by the Zionist Jew control freaks from B’nai Brith Canada is that they usually spend their time and taxpayer’s money attacking Christians who they feel they can accuse of spreading “hate” toward their self-chosen tribe of spiritual delinquents in order to have their victim’s tossed in the slammer for a couple of years and their websites either taken down and/or, as in the recent case of Canada’s coffee and donut franchise Tim Hortons, if nothing else, at least have their sites blocked from access by the general public.

These Talmudic Marxist Bolshevik Communist inspired censors from B’nai Brith Canada are relentless and deeply disturbed individuals – their insecurity and paranoia being paramount and the transparency of their actions blatantly obvious in every act they perform. Rather than openly debating those who criticize aspects of their own ideological foundations and proving them wrong they prefer to use their “power of the purse” and their undue political, legal and media influence to simply vilify and slander their intellectual opponents and in the process do anything they can to discriminate against and harass them and destroy their financial means of survival.

In the case of Vancouver based Buddhist teacher Brian Ruhe, rather than attempt to have him charged with a Sec. 319(2) “Hate Propaganda” Criminal Code of Canada offence, they’ve decided to do everything in their power to both discredit his good name amongst his employers and destroy his livelihood at all costs. This is the first instance that I’ve heard of where they are working their vile black sorcery behind the scenes in order to destroy the reputation and good will of a recognized and practising Buddhist. Once again living proof that their Talmudic mindset has absolutely no regard for any other religions or beliefs besides its own supremacist, racist ideology.

Readers who have been following my own case in the courts over the past 9 years of litigation brought on by this same notorious group of self-deluded sycophants for the state of Israel will know that recently I was interviewed on video by Brian Ruhe while in Vancouver early this year while looking after my dying brother. The purpose of the interview was to assist me in raising awareness about Canada’s disgusting, unjust “Hate Crime” legislation (Sec. 318 to 320 CCC) which the Zionist Jew lobby was directly responsible for creating for their own self-serving purposes as well as helping me to raise funds for my upcoming trial this October.

Meeting Brian for the first time in the flesh it was easily discernible to me that here was another individual who had finally, through his own researching and seeking, come to the full realization that all we had been told and taught about world history over the past century was twisted and warped beyond comprehension by the Zionist Jew media acting in and through all of its shape-shifting aspects, be they academia, Hollywood movies, books, magazines, radio stations, tv news and the Zionist newspaper monopoly.

Brian Ruhe is the author of two well-known and loved books on Buddhism. His first work, Freeing the Buddha, pictured below was published in March of 1998.

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Brian’s second work, A Short Walk On An Ancient Path, came out in 2010 accompanied, as in his first work, with many positive reviews.

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Upon reading the book reviews and accolades it was quite apparent that Brian Ruhe was/is a well loved and respected Buddhist meditation instructor. He had moved to Vancouver back in 1980 from Ontario where he’d studied business and philosophy at Brock University. Following a few years stint as a financial planner Brian’s inner quest for greater spiritual understanding finally moved him to begin his search for a deeper understanding of life. Like many of his generation he was drawn to Buddhism because of its focus upon the mind and the age-old practise of seeking within one’s own being for the truths that the soul eternally strives to attain.

Brian’s path led him to a Tibetan Buddhist centre in Vermont, USA that had been founded by the world reknowned Buddhist teacher Chögyam Trungpa. From there he traveled to Thailand where he continued his spiritual efforts for the next four years and was trained to be a meditation instructor. Brian eventually returned to Canada in order to begin sharing his teachings with others.

It wasn’t coincidental nor did it require any amount of foresight to realize that while in conversation with Brian at his Kitsilano apartment in Vancouver during the course of our interview we openly discussed the prospect that it was merely a matter of time before he would, in all likelihood, like myself, soon show up on B’nai Brith Canada’s radar screen and the attack upon his name and work would commence. In fact, it wasn’t long after doing the video with Brian I learned from him that he was being attacked front, left and center by the Zionist forces embedded throughout our pro-Israel, Jewish-influenced cultural institutions.

Of course, as per usual, it began with a Zionist Jew “Lama” (try wrapping your mind around that one!) by the name of “Tsewang” who phoned Brian at his home and threatened to call B’nai Brith Canada (BBC) and report him. Once he did that B’nai Brith’s Victoria based sayan operative* wrote to the Vancouver Parks Board and had Brian fired from teaching at (four) community centres.

On Sept. 14th Mr. Ruhe did get fired from the Roundhouse Community and Arts Centre. When this despicable act occurred Brian Ruhe phoned the sayan agent in Victoria, B.C. and spoke to him.  The BBC operative told Brian “I don’t think you’re qualified to teach.” He then threatened to contact the Vancouver Police force and register a complaint of harassment against Mr. Ruhe for actually having the chutzpah to call him on the telephone to discuss his rash and hateful behaviour!

Following word of his dismissal Brian also wrote a letter to Craig Giles – President of the Roundhouse Community and Arts Centre stating in part,

“As the president of the association you are in a leadership position in our community and it doesn’t make sense that someone in Victoria should tell you how to do your job. Were you under pressure from any quarters to fire me? Did City Manager Penny Ballem have anything to do with this?

I have taught meditation for 16 years at the Roundhouse since 1999 with over 1000 people taking my classes there in groups from 5 to 25. This has helped a lot of people and I have a good reputation with these students. I’ve always enjoyed working with the staff and have had a very good relationship with them all these years. I have booked Tuesday nights here and now it’s too late to work somewhere else for the fall term.

This is a larger issue of freedom of speech in Canada. I was fired for using my freedom of speech in my YouTube videos where I discuss truth search themes about geopolitical power in the world and 20th century history. I didn’t discuss these views in my meditation classes, I was not accused of doing so and there were no complaints from the students in my classes. I feel that I am showing a high moral standard by speaking out for the benefit of humanity. Our country was founded on the fundamental principle of freedom of speech and our forefathers fought for the freedoms that you and I have today. You are in a leadership position so I ask you to consider this and write back to me with your thoughts on this please.

Thank you kindly,

Brian Ruhe

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So that in a nutshell is what is now happening here in Canada when anyone decides to question the Zionist Jewish narrative whether it be their “Holocaust Hoax” of the 20th Century, their actions in Gaza against the indigenous true Semitic people of Palestine, their media control over Canada and the West,  or any number of other facets of the Zionist paradigm that the Jews subject their host societies to in order to maintain their power base throughout the Western world.

Brian Ruhe’s experience is not new. Je Suis Brian Ruhe! There have been dozens of other Canadians before him (including yours truly) who have suffered the slings and arrows of outrageous falsehood by the political machinations of this tribe of psychopathic deviants willing to go to any length to prevent the world from knowing the truth about their dark and sinister agenda for total global control of the world’s resources, both natural and human.

In a very real sense this is the essence of all that I have fought against over the past nine years of ongoing litigation brought on by this power-crazed Rothschild Freemasonic organization known as B’nai Brith Canada. It began on Valentine’s Day February 14th, 2007 when this same deluded maniacal sayan first sent me an unsolicited email using a phoney alias “Brian Esker” accusing me of being an “anti-Semite” and demanding that I stop publishing articles on the Zionist Jews and remove the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion from my website.

Come October 26th, 2015 here in Quesnel’s Supreme Court we will see whether or not these past nine years of harassment, intimidation, arrest, incarceration and theft of my personal computers, files and firearms will end with a victory for freedom of speech in Canada and a loss for the likes of this traitorous foreign lobby group B’nai Brith Canada and their sleazy serpentine zombie trolls. If it doesn’t then we will all be held hostage to these alien enemy interlopers who’ve been destroying our nation and culture for the past century and the country will be torn further and further apart as they once again destroy another gentile nation in their heinous game of power and control over humanity.

Justice must and Will prevail.

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* [Editors Note: I am restricted by a court order from publishing the name of this B’nai Brith agent.]

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Secret Spy Hearings in Vancouver: BCCLA Spotlights Witnesses Submitted by Tyee staff, 18 Aug 2015

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Secret Spy Hearings in Vancouver: BCCLA Spotlights Witnesses

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August 18th, 2015

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Hearings into complaints that CSIS has been spying on Canadian activists kicked off in Vancouver last week. The hearings were held in secret, with no access by the public or media. The witnesses were barred from speaking of their testimony after the hearings.

Despite the gag order, BC Civil Liberties Association released this short clip spotlighting some of the witnesses before they gave secret testimony. Witnesses included Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Sierra Club campaign director Caitlyn Vernon and some members of Dogwood Initiative.

The groups alleging surveillance were protesting oil pipeline projects and claim their personal privacy was violated. Their claims are based on documents obtained under access to information requests. Read more about this underreported story here.

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New Billboard on the Pat Bay Highway “End Occupation & Apartheid in Palestine”

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New Billboard on the Pat Bay Highway “End Occupation & Apartheid in Palestine”

May 5th, 2015

By Editor

People’s Assembly of Victoria

Hi friends,

Last Sunday we erected the following billboard on the Pat Bay highway. Coming into Victoria from Sidney its on the left side of the highway and also facing the traffic coming into Victoria. It’s the 2nd billboard on the left past Mt. Newton Cross Rd.

We have just received a call from Bob. Bob is the person who is renting us the space of our billboard. He was woken up this morning by Zionists who called him all kinds of names and accused him of being a racist and a hateful person because he allowed us to put the billboard up.  They stated to him that they will contact all the media and the Band office, since the billboard it’s on reserve land, to protest on our billboard.

However Bob has nothing to do with our billboard. He has only rented the space to us for our billboard as he does with… everyone else who has billboards on the Pat Bay highway.

We of course are not surprised and were expecting that this would take place since every time we do anything in regards to addressing the issue of Apartheid and Occupation in Palestine by Israel we are always being threatened, intimidated and harassed by these same kinds of people.

We are now expecting that they will probably try to destroy it if they don’t succeed in pushing someone along the way to make us take it down.

Now is the time for all of us to stand up to these bullies. Let us all call, write or fax letters or what have you to editors, radio & TV stations in support of our banner.

NOW IS THE TIME TO ACT. LET US SHOW THEM THAT APARTHEID & OCCUPATION HAS NO PLACE ANYWHERE FOR ANYONE.

Please let us know of what actions you may take so we can keep tab on what is taking place.

Randy Caravaggio

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Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid and OccupationVictoria & Friends of Cuba 250-743-2994

Canada PM’s anti-Iran remarks illogical, spiteful: Tehran from PressTV

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Iran has dismissed as “repetitious, illogical and tedious” Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s allegations that Iranians live under “tyranny.”  

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, said on Monday that the Canadian prime minister made very superficial and unrealistic remarks about Iran, adding that Canada’s conservative government is in fact an “extremist” administration.

“It is most probable that the freedom-seeking gesture of Mr. prime minister is aimed at mustering the votes of Canada-based Iranian community in the upcoming parliamentary elections,” Afkham added.

She emphasized that such an approach to Iranian nationals living in Canada indicates that the Canadian officials are suffering from “egotism” and have an “incorrect assessment” of the Iranian community.

Speaking in a ceremony to mark the Iranian new year, Nowruz, in Vancouver on Saturday, Harper harshly criticized Iran’s policies.

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Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks at a ceremony to mark Nowruz in Vancouver on March 21, 2015.

He claimed that the Canadian government would ensure that Iranians who are seeking refuge from Iran “can access freedom, democracy and justice here in Canada as Canadians.”

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Zion’s Zombie Army: Neo-Zionist zealots attack RadicalPress.com by Arthur Topham

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Zion’s Zombie Army: Neo-Zionist zealots attack RadicalPress.com

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Arthur Topham

“The problem is, The Radical, like D&D, has connections and it has influence.”
– Will Offley, DRY ROT: The Far Right Targets the Left,
Canadian Dimension magazine, Jan/Feb/2001

“It’s the same old story
Everywhere I go,
I get slandered, libelled
I hear words I never heard in the Bible”
Paul Simon, “Keep The Customer Satisfied

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Being a longstanding member of the alternative new media one expects to be subjected to an endless array of vituperation, slander, hate, maligning, slurs, false accusations, etc. It comes with the territory; that being the vast, uncharted landscape known as Truth-revealing.

In the case of RadicalPress.com the assaults upon my then hard copy, bimonthly tabloid known as The Radical (June 1998 to June 2002) began in earnest around the turn of the century approximately two years after I began publishing. By that point in time I had established myself as a rather unique specimen in the then fledgling alternative press.

Here in Canada, as elsewhere within the world’s democracies, the yin/yang nature of the present system of governance inevitably affords the Canadian citizen, taxpayer and voter a “choice” between either a left wing or a right wing style government with either of these variations taking on additional names and identities. The “left”, historically, has been the Liberal Party of Canada and the “right” has operated under the guise of the Conservative Party of Canada throughout its history.

Following the general pattern set around the Western world, by the beginning of the 20th century a new kid suddenly appeared on the political block whose outward appearance and purpose was aimed at garnering the support of the great unwashed masses, the “Proletariat”, many of whom had only recently achieved suffrage. As they became known within the literature of the day this new kid’s schtick was basically the political ideology we understand today as “socialism” although throughout much of its genesis it quickly became co-oped by the Marxist strain that preferred to be known as “communism”.

Those socialist/communist ideals and precepts then became firmly embodied in Canadian politics during the 1930’s when the Western world was being held in thrall to a devastating economic “depression” euphemistically known as the “Dirty Thirties”; a deliberate event brought on by the machinations of the private money lenders (all Jews) who, in 1913, had successfully pulled off the greatest financial coup in world history when they were given a license by the United States government to manufacture fiat currency out of thin air and then lend it out at usurious cost to borrowers.

Concomitant with the surreptitiously gained, carte blanche freedom to create untold wealth (embodied under the false flag tag of the “U.S. Federal Reserve” and later aptly referred to as the Creature from Jekyll Island by the American writer G. Edward Griffin), the “fed” was able to use its ill-gained power to manipulate the stock markets and influence the overall wealth of the nation for good or bad, all dependent upon agenda which this Rothschild cartel clandestinely conspired to author for their own benefit and that of their tribe.

And so out of all this financial intrigue-wreaking economic havoc around the Western world emerged a new “Made in Canada” “left” political party known as the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF), led by a man who justifiably may be called the nation’s most truthful, honest and honourable Statesman, Thomas “Tommy” Clement Douglas.

First elected to office in Saskatchewan in 1935 as a CCF member of the House of Commons Tommy then resigned to run for the leadership of the provincial CCF and in 1944 they won an overwhelming majority and his party became the first-ever socialist government in North America. In 1961, the CCF formed the New Democratic Party (NDP) of Canada under Tommy’s leadership and, as they say, the rest is history.

It must be borne in mind though that the Tommy Douglas version of socialism was fundamentally different from that of Canada’s Communist Party which never was able to align its own Marxist-Leninist (Zionist) policies with those of the democratic socialism of either the CCF or, later, the NDP. Douglas had little use for any form of socialism involving people who did little else but sit around talking about Marx or Lenin or Trotsky waited patiently for the next “revolution” to start that would usher in the type of totalitarian Bolshevik government that formed the former Soviet system. Tommy’s socialism was based on Christian principles of brotherhood and helping others less fortunate than oneself rather than following a rigid, dogmatic Marxist/Leninist doctrine.

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As a result Canada has never had to endure any serious growth of Marxist-style politics (although shades of things to come can be seen in the behaviour of the current Zionist-controlled Harper Conservatives) and what little did develop tended to be isolated pockets of communist ideologues located within fringe areas of cities across the country.

As the interest in The Radical grew, so did the concern of the minority section of the “left” who, up until that point had basically held a monopoly over the type of information being disseminated to the alternative community around the province and the nation. The group fretting over the information being disseminated via The Radical (and believe me it was as broad in scope as humanly possible, covering as many topics as I could squeeze into 24 pages) turned out to be the Marxist-Leninist-Trotskyist-Zionist section of Vancouver’s East Side, an anomalous collective of atheistic, diehard doctrinaire, commissar throwbacks heavily influenced by all the Jewish writers and activists of the past century.

It was this shadowy, serpentine sub-group of Canada’s socialist “left” who were not impressed at all with the new upstart from Quesnel, B.C. who was suddenly cutting a swath, like anarchist Nestor Mahkno’s raiders did through Lenin’s Bolshevik forces after 1917, through their formerly held media territory. The Radical was covering so many different topics that their Leninized heads began spinning with each new edition that hit the streets giving the term “revolution” a whole new meaning; one that was plainly undermining their traditionally calcified, narcissistic and nihilistic world of Marxist mediocrity.

By the end of the year 2000 things came to a head with the zio-Marxists launching their first full-scale attack upon my newspaper and that of a sister publication from out in Nova Scotia known as Discourse and Disclosure run by Sue Potvin and hosting an array of writers and activists who were then aligning themselves with either of our newspapers.

The vehicle for launching their hostile assault was Canadian Dimension (CD) magazine, also a bimonthly “Left” publication that had been in business for around 6 years and displayed strong ties to the old Marxist-Leninist/Zionist left as well as trade unions. From what I could tell it was heavily influenced by Jewish/Zionist writers and staff.

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Their trigger man for the first volley was a Vancouver-based “researcher and writer” by the name of Will Offley who penned an all-encompassing screed called “DRY ROT: The Far Right Targets the Left”. Its appearance in the January/February 2001 edition of CD set the tone for the future in terms of this Marxist group’s attitude toward Radical Press and their ongoing efforts to marginalize my publication by the use of standard Zionist Jew smear tactics. The article itself is no longer available on the Canadian Dimension website but it is available on RadicalPress.com here.

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As one will note Radical Press is still operating fourteen years later regardless of the relentless attacks by the Zionist forces who continue doing their utmost to control all the political discourse, be on the net or in hard copy alternative publications. Their mask is Zion and their game is always censorship of any anti-Zionist opposing perspectives by any foul means deemed expedient..

HATE IN THE NORTH: Gaily bedight, a not so Gallant knight

Okay, now let’s fast forward to the year 2012. The zionist brainwashed lefties who I’ve coined “neo-Zionists” basically went off my radar screen (with the occasional exception of the Anti-RacistCanada blogsite) after their taskmaster and benefactor, the Jewish masonic B’nai Brith Canada, figured it would be a lot easier to use legislation (contained in the Canadian Human Rights Act which they played a major role in creating after the end of WW2 using the holocaust lie as pretext) to charge me with a sec. 13 “Hate crime”. This allow them to download the responsibility and cost on to the state (and the Canadian taxpayer) who would subsequently take over the harassment and persecution just as they did in all other cases where they didn’t have the courage or integrity to enter into any formal debate on the issues but would rather just label all opposing viewpoints as “hate speech” and have the courts do the dirty work for them. The classic example of this was the Canada’s Jewish lobby’s vile, despicable, traitorous and vicious attacks upon truth revealer Ernst Zundel. One can view his case here to find out the real story about how these hordes of Zion’s Zombies behave when programmed to act as attack dogs for the truth-hating Jews.

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Bringing it all down to a local focus, on December 1, 2012 a young man by the name of Daniel Gallant, then completing his Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) in Prince George, B.C. (a city about 100 km north of the Quesnel area where I reside), published a short 5-Part series of articles on his website entitled “Hate in the North”. In Part I Gallant introduced himself with the following short statement:

“I am an example of hope, diversity and compassion that can be seen through my work as an anti-racist activist, and a re-formed violent right wing extremist. As a right-wing-skinhead who has committed hundreds of assaults during my time in the white supremacist movement, I believe that my experiences can benefit society by offering insight into hate crimes, and the patterns that surround these violent acts. Over ten years ago I was awakened to a path of redemption and social change through epiphanies at the height of my extremist action.”

Gallant, as he goes to great (one might even say “extreme”) lengths to outline in his autobiographical writings on his websites, tells his readers that he was born into a very dysfunctional family setting and grew up under excruciatingly painful circumstances that resulted in his having to endure all sorts of horrific physical, mental, emotional and spiritual abuse and trauma. The end result of it all landed him in Vancouver, B.C. at the young age of 14 in the very same neighbourhood populated by the fringe lefties who now play a role in this article.

After joining his “neo-Nazi”, “white supremacist” “violent right wing extremist” groups and beating and torturing hundreds of victims this flawed piece of human machinery, either through the grace of God or possibly some other force, finally was able to break free from his bondage to human despair and violence around the time that Israel was destroying the Twin Towers in New York City on September 11th, 2001.

Upon escaping his former fate his road to recovery brought him into contact with a number of remedial groups and agencies and individuals who all had varying degrees of influence on his healing. Foremost was his family connection with First Nations culture stemming from his early childhood out in Alberta. But, as is the case in so many instances of individuals who have suffered extreme trauma in their lives, Daniel Gallant’s road to recovery was fraught with new obstacles and challenges which, as one can see from reviewing his path to the present day, have led him into a new world paradigm that poses as great a challenge as his former incarnation as a “violent right wing extremist neo-Nazi skinhead white supremacist”.

Today Daniel Gallant is on a crusade to make amends for all of his past sins and in doing so he is now being encouraged and supported by yet another group of even more dangerous, fanatical zealots than his former associates, these being the Zionist criminal cartel itself, the world’s foremost problem and threat to global peace and security and the front organization for the Devil himself.

Following his heartfelt confessions (somewhat reminiscent, for those familiar with the Bible, of St. Paul himself), the remainder of Part I focusses on his connections to and interpretations of supposed “violent right wing extremists” and the “white supremacist movement”, both of which are the focus of “a unique and powerful new global force” called the “Against Violent Extremism (AVE) Network” which, as Gallant states, “is managed by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) and is a unique private sector partnership between ISD, Google Ideas, the Gen Next Foundation and Rehab Studio.”and which he is now associated with as well. [all emphasis throughout this article is mine. A.T.]

There is an old saying that one can usually find out a lot about a person by the company they keep so, with that in mind, let’s have a look at some of Daniel Gallant’s new-found “friends” who have been so helpful in supporting and promoting his current mission in life as the new Simon Wiesenthal “neo-Nazi”, “white supremacist”, “violent right wing extremist”, “hate” hunter.

For starters the “Against Violent Extremism Network” offers readers some revealing glimpses into those who are organizing and financing the initiatives that the young Daniel Gallant is involved with.

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In the above photo (from Bloomberg) we sees the “rebel” oligarch Lord Arthur George Weidenfeld, President of the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and head of the brain trust that’s designing and financing “philanthropic” organizations like the “Against Violent Extremism Network”. As Bloomberg states, “Lord Arthur George Weidenfeld, also known as Lord Weidenfeld of Chelsea, is the Founder and serves as Chairman of Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd., a book publisher, since 1948 [subsidiary of The Orion Publishing Group, Ltd. A.T.]. Lord Weidenfeld is the President of the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. Lord Weidenfeld serves as Director of Hollinger International Publishing Inc. He serves as director of Jerusalem Post. Lord Weidenfeld is also the Member of Advisory Board of the Telegraph Group Limited and Member of European Advisory Board at Investcorp Bank BSC, Private Equity. He served as a director of Hollinger Inc. from September 1993 to 1995.”

Plainly folks there’s obviously no hidden agenda here. No conspiracy. Just a man of the people dedicating his resources to the endless struggle for truth and social justice; a veritable Gandhi of the Rothschild International banking consortium.

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This photo also reveals many more of Daniel Gallant’s benefactors. Unfortunately the picture wasn’t accompanied by a caption so I was unable to identify most of them but as one can see we do have German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former Stasi agent from communist east Berlin, standing with a number of apparently highly influential personages including Lord Weidenfeld (behind her) and the infamous war criminal Henry Kissinger to the right of Weidenfeld. Again, just another group of everyday Joes and a Jane deeply concerned about the state of the world and giving of themselves to improve the plight of humanity.

[Editor’s Note: Since publication of this article I have been furnished with the names of the rest of the people in the photo above. This is a picture taken when Kissinger celebrated his 90th birthday. They are, from left to right, the following German politicians and media bosses: former Minister for Economics and Technology and former Vice-chancellor Philipp Roesler, former Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, former Foreign Minister Hans Dietrich Genscher, Merkel, Weinfeld, in wheelchair former chancellor Helmut Schmidt, former President von Weizsaecker, Kissinger, former Minister of Finance Peer Steinbrueck, wheelchair Minister of Finance Wolfgang Schaeuble, Chief Executive Officer of German media group Axel Springer SE Mathias Döpfner and Chairman of the supervisory board German media group Axel Springer SE Giuseppe Vita]

Next on Daniel Gallant’s friends list we find Google Ideas. Now everyone knows of course that Google is the most powerful Jewish-owned outfit on the cyber block when it comes to the control and dispensation of information and spyware and, being the overlord of the world’s ability to access truthful information, is also vital to the availability of much of the content now processable on the Internet.

Again, nothing unusual here to be concerned with when it comes to open access and freedom of speech and so on. This fact is easily discerned just from viewing the graphic headers on the Google Ideas website and knowing that Google Ideas “explores how technology can enable people to confront threats in the face of conflict, instability and repression. We connect users, experts and engineers to conduct research and seed new technology-driven initiatives.” Most reassuring indeed for individuals and organizations who may wish to avail themselves of such powerful tools in order to search out all those nasty “neo-Nazis” and “white supremacists” and “violent right wing extremists” who are causing so much “conflict, instability and repression” within Google’s domain.

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Another “unique and powerful new global” friend of Daniel Gallant’s is Gen Next Foundation. Now here’s a group of rebel anarchists if you ever saw one! All smiles and clean-cut, one can rest assured that they would have only the best of philanthropic intentions for the great unwashed masses.

As their Mission states, “The Gen Next Foundation works to create opportunities and confront challenges that face future generations in the areas of education, economic opportunity, and global security.  We aspire to solve the greatest generational challenges of our time using a unique hybrid of private sector and non-profit business models – called a venture philanthropy model.”

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Here, pictured in the photo above, is yet another radical group of bad-assed, Gen Next Generation “neo-Nazi”, “white supremacist” bounty hunters ready to rock ‘n roll and provide all the necessary backup for young, born-again neo-Zionist “hate” detectives like Daniel Gallant and company. I mean a little Saudi (Jew) money doesn’t hurt the cause now does it? As they state on their site, “When private sector and thought leaders turn their attention, time, and revenue towards supporting game-changing, socially impactful projects, the results can shape the future for millions around the world.

In terms of Gen Next Foundation’s issues they focus on the three that “drive prosperity for future generations: Education, Economic Opportunity, and Global Security.” Get it? “Global Security”. . . “Global Security”. . . “Global Security”. . . “Global Security”. And, speaking of Global Security, the Gen Next Foundation has this to say: “Without a stable, safe environment to grow up in, future generations have far less of a chance to achieve their dreams. Overcoming 21st century challenges demand that our nation’s defense apparatus is the most funded, versatile, well trained, respected, and effective in the world.

We must prioritize diplomacy, and present a positive image of the US in the world. By observing trends in instability, violence, and extremism, both in our own neighborhoods and around the globe, we can better understand the roots of these problems, and develop solutions to solve them through community, technology, and other innovative methods.”

And where do we find the sources for their grand ideas? Let’s see. The World Economic Forum, 2014, the Council on Foreign Relations, 2012, and the Pew Research Center, three outstanding, revolutionary organizations all designed to enhance the quality of life for freedom-living working folks everywhere.

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In terms of their Ventures “Gen Next Foundation incubates and grows ventures that are often high risk, forward looking, and high impact ideas. Our network guides and effectuates each venture with action groups capable of creative ideation, McKinsey style consulting, and world class execution [no doubt along the lines of Israel’s Mossad. A.T.]. We align private sector leaders, government officials, and NGOs in a Venture Philanthropy model to ensure our ventures have the greatest impact.”

Wikipedia tells us, “McKinsey & Company is a multinational management consulting firm with 108 global offices headquartered in New York City in the United States. It conducts qualitative and quantitative analysis in order to evaluate management decisions. Eighty percent of the world’s largest corporations are consulted by the firm and it is considered the most prestigious management consultancy. McKinsey publishes the McKinsey Quarterly, funds the McKinsey Global Institute research organization, publishes reports on management topics and has authored many influential books on management. Its practices of confidentiality, influence on business practices and corporate culture have experienced a polarizing reception.”

Pretty high-falutin language and projects we’re seeing here coming from all of these international orgs and “management consulting firms”who intend to “engineer” our lives for our own good regardless of what we might think. Why it just send shivers of excitement up one’s spine contemplating all the possibilities in store for the lumpen Proles in the days ahead.

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And finally, to conclude this brief look at Daniel Gallant’s allies in the hate-hunting, neo-Nazi, white supremacist business, we best take a quick peek at Rehab Studeo.

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This is yet another “creative technology company” that provides “digital brand experiences that live online, mobile and in the real world, employing a unique creative process based on the principles of hacking to help clients solve business and communication problems using creativity and technology.” Oi veh! Such a deal for all the Daniel’s of the world who just might want to “hack” into all those “neo-Nazi”, “white supremacist” websites or anyone else who they decide is a threat to their global security interests.

Anyway, so much for some of Daniel Gallant’s benefactors. Now let’s take a look at what he’s saying about yours truly and other truth revealers who have dedicated their lives to outing the ongoing machinations of the globalist elites and see what we might find. Then, I’ll try and summarize my thoughts on why this “example of hope, diversity and compassion” behaves as he does and also analyze why his efforts are both misplaced and detrimental to a truthful understanding of how the world operates and ultimately just a cover up and another false flag designed solely to protect the people that are now manufacturing the “reality” which is leading us all further and further into the realm of a one world global dictatorship so lucidly outlined in the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion over a century ago.

Following Part I of Gallant’s general comments on “Hate in the North” he zeroes in on me in Parts II to V by writing the following piece of pro-Zionist propaganda and titling it “Wells, BC, A Home for Hate: Arthur Topham’s Hate and Fear“. Why he chose to include the words “Wells, BC” is open to speculation as I haven’t lived in the town of Wells for forty years and anyone living in the Cariboo who knows me knows that I live in the community of Cottonwood where I’ve resided full time since 1978. The fact that he did use that title came back eventually to bite him in the ass on Facebook and when it did he changed it to Hate in the North (Part II): Arthur Topham.

As well as screwing up on the title he also did the same thing with the url to my website. That, I believe, was intentional on Gallant’s part as he likely didn’t want to give my website any attention other than to provide a pretext for his slander and vilification that it provides to his readership (assuming of course that he has readers. Judging from the number of comments at the end of each of these 5-Part diatribes it doesn’t appear to be many). The addition of “/blog/” to the url to radicalpress.com was an easy way to throw readers off.

Also, it ought to be noted that I had to remove the urls to the three news articles that Gallant posts on his site. Why? Because there is a court order prohibiting me from publishing anything that contains the names of the two traitorous Zionist sycophant sayanim who filed the complaints against me and this included even links to other publications that reveal their names. It’s all justified of course by saying that they are being somehow put “in danger” if I should mention them. It could be misconstrued as a “threat” even. Heaven forbid! Doesn’t matter that all the court documents display their names and either of these entities are known across the country for all their other devious deeds over the past decade and longer and if anyone was to google my name and the charges brought against me that they could easily find out who they are. It’s called Zionese and is a perverse form of legalese.

Here, then, is Gallant’s assessment of myself:

Hate in the North (Part II): Arthur Topham

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Quesnel BC’s own white supremacist Arthur Topham:
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News articles relating to Arthur Topham:

http://news.nationalpost.com/.… [court order prohibiting publication]
http://www.torontosun.com/.… [court order prohibiting publication]
http://anti-racistcanada.blogspot.ca/.… [court order prohibiting publication]

This local arrest is a very important event. It provides the north with the opportunity to say that we will not tolerate violent extremism in northern BC. No assaults, whether verbal or physical should be encouraged or even permitted. Since I have moved to Prince George four years ago, I have linked the promotion of hate, youth recruitment into hate groups, racist vandalism, and violent extremism that includes explosives/bombs. This is an opportunity for Prince George and the northern region to state the claim that violent extremism is not welcome in our communities.

The online white supremacist chatter is currently running wild. Quesnel, BC, is now on the map as a white supremacist location. Arthur Topham is reported to have been arrested and his house searched by RCMP while hate crimes charges have reportedly been laid. White supremacist websites and discussion forums are expressing support and outrage about Topham’s arrest. Already the defense of free speech is being advocated by Paul Fromm and of course lawyer Doug Christie. This is not the first time Arthur Topham has been the center of online white supremacist discourse. In 2009, Human Rights complaints were lodged against him. The complaints were dismissed due to complex legal issues. However, Topham has now been caught with his ‘cyber-pants down’. It is claimed by Paul Fromm that Doug Christie will be representing Arthur Topham.

If asked, most people would not think that violent extremism is present in the northern part of British Columbia. However, with the actions of several racist-right-wing skinheads and white supremacists the north is seemingly becoming plagued by extremists, just like anywhere else in Canada.

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So, apart from his first two faux pas, our “example of hope, diversity and compassion” Mr. Daniel Gallant then violates the very foundation of justice as it exists in both natural law and the laws of Canada by automatically assuming I am somehow guilty of the alleged crime of “promoting hate” and goes off on his own ramblings about all the hateful things he’s discovered in the north after living here for the past four years. In Daniel’s guilt-ridden fantasy world where demons run rampant, suddenly the “online white supremacist chatter is currently running wild. Quesnel (formerly Wells), BC, is now on the map as a white supremacist location . . . White supremacist websites and discussion forums are expressing support and outrage about Topham’s arrest” (although none of them are referenced in the article). Paul Fromm and Doug Christie are immediately highlighted and, by association, linked to the alleged “White supremacist websites and discussion forums.”

Next, Gallant, missing his target by only three years, tells readers that I had already been “caught with [my] ‘cyber-pants down’” back in 2009 when a Human Rights complaint was filed against me but that it had been “dismissed due to complex legal issues.” The truth of course is that the Section 13 complaint was filed back in 2007 and wasn’t stayed until June 26th, 2014 when Section 13 was officially repealed by the federal government a year and a half after Gallant wrote his little hate propaganda piece. So much for referencing his work with factual information.

Part III of Gallant’s pentagon of pathetic Zionist propaganda, titled “Ideological Glance” is another feeble and fruitless attempt to vilify the likes of former columnist for the North Shore News in Vancouver, B.C. Doug Collins; to refute the truth found in the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion; to malign James Keegstra and and Ernst Zundel; and to defend the greatest hoax of the 20th century, i.e., the lie that 6 million Jews were gassed and fried in ovens in German work camps during WWII.

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Part IV of Gallant’s mini-series on Machiavellian methods for maligning the enemies of Zion titled “Perversion of Rights” consists of another five paragraphs of slurs, half-truths, outright lies and defamation of both Paul Fromm and Douglas Christie that culminate in accusations of pre-meditated intent on the part of these two Canadian patriots to promote “genocide, atrocity and harm to those who are implicated in the ‘Zionist conspiracy’; which includes ‘race-mixers’, ‘race-traitors’ and most citizens.”

Part V titled “White Lies” is, like all of the other parts, a scrambled, incoherent, convoluted and pathetic attempt to present a hodge podge of lies, assumptions and worn-out Zionist cliches as an intelligent appraisal of Gallant’s misguided belief that anyone who disagrees with the Jewish interpretation of history must, automatically, be labeled either a “neo-Nazi” or a “white supremacist” and a “hater”. I will quote in full the two paragraphs that comprise this final segment of Gallant’s smear campaign against myself and my associates so that readers can see for themselves how transparent, ridiculous, puerile and psychotic this individual’s reasoning truly is. Pay particular attention to the sentence in bold where the writer attempts to wax eloquent on the subject of eugenics.

“In addition to the conspiracy oriented backbone of the white supremacist worldview there is another likewise problematic misconception. This is the notion of racial purity and the links biology has to culture. Eugenics based science/theory, which is archaic in its development, and the belief that biological determinism is one of the crux of white supremacist idealism speaks to the lens of these pseudo-intellectual lenses. We as a collective society now understand that race and biology do not determine socialization. Socio-cultural dynamics which include intelligence, deviance and criminality are referenced throughout much of the right-wing doctrine as being linked directly to physiology and biology. This biologically determined belief structure is not only archaic, but de-bunked as a science. As indicated by UNBC professor and scholar Michelle Bouchard race is a social construct and what people typically refer to as ‘race’ does not actually exist genetically in a solidified and quantitative manner.

Loose connections are the root of white supremacist doctrine and propaganda. Extremists from the right wing agenda, like Arthur Topham, regurgitate distasteful, hurtful and violent messages, which are rooted in half-baked pseudo-intellectualism. These individuals are not tucked away into the corners of society and hidden away. They work in your schools, courtrooms, universities and construction sites. It is my goal to include, in this blog, insight into who some of these people are; and what they are up to. It is my hope to inform those from the extreme-far-right, that there is a way out of the misconceptions of their indoctrination; all while promoting compassion and solidarity amongst our collective human experience in order to decrease the amount of abuse and oppression that occurs in our country, our cities, our streets, our institutions, our homes and most importantly in our minds.”

Okay. That more or less summarizes my comments on Gallant’s little 5-pack attack piece on myself, RadicalPress.com and friends and associates of freedom. It’s so redundant and oh so reminiscent for truth revealers everywhere of the stereotypical, nauseating ADL hit pieces that gush forth incessantly from the dark and dank underground recesses of B’nai Brith’s cesspool of slander and calumny, the Anti-Defamation League.

What my research of Gallant’s sites tells me (coupled with a few written exchanges on Facebook back in 2013) is that his behaviour, in light of his past trauma, explains to a great degree how the outcome of such a life provides the perfect breeding ground for New World Order psychopaths like the Zionist Jews who are always vigilant when it comes to seeking out traumatized individuals who can then be mind-controlled into performing the type of tasks that Daniel Gallant is now undertaking and who can then provide the necessary feigned sympathy and empathy followed by encouragement and training and public exposure and positive attention in order to gain a recruit who will then serve their interests and be a willing, goyim spokesperson for their NWO agenda.

Enter Joey Only – rebel anarchist and purveyor of Zionist Jew myths

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Now like many minds shaped by trauma and pain Daniel Gallant is persistent in his efforts to expose those who his “demons” tell him are “neo-Nazis” and “white supremacists” and through such persistence he eventually was able to capture the attention of another young and foolish lad and a newcomer to the small town of Wells which has been an integral part of the local Cariboo social and cultural network for decades.

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Joey Only might properly be called a reluctant musician and singer/songwriter if one was to take to heart his autobiographical writings found at https://joeyonly.wordpress.com/. An easterner who eventually migrated out west in the fall of 2002 Joey, like his newly acquired friend and protege Daniel Gallant, also spend time in East Vancouver, Daniel beating up drunks and people of colour and Joey playing gigs in and around Vancouver’s “Left” music scene trying to build up a reputation as a ‘the radical folk singer’.

Eventually, after a number of years working with the Marxist-Leninist crowd in Vancouver, Joey became disenchanted and decided to head north to the Yukon where he set up shop in the local bars of Whitehorse there forming his “Outlaw Band” in the spring of 2006. Joey and his band worked hard to establish a reputation and earn a living and in the process he eventually morphed into a more western-style, frontier-type, back to the country (punk?) image. After a few years on the road Joey quit the music scene and in 2009, as he says, “due to personal disillusionment, moved to Wells took it easy, started a family and soon got a brand new ass kicking band together.”

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Like his newly acquired side-kick Daniel Gallant, Joey appears to be a rather introspective type; a poet and songwriter; one of the common folk and, professedly, a fierce opponent of any and all forms of injustice. Politically he espouses what he believes to be an anarchist perspective. In his younger years it appears he was also active in the Christian church. All fine and good.

Now around the end of February, Joey began suffering from a northern malady that we in the area refer to as “cabin fever blues”which is common throughout the Cariboo and other wintery type regions of the world where the short days and minimal sunlight tend to bring a person down. It was around this same period of darkness and depression that Daniel Gallant’s serpentine efforts on behalf of his Zionist taskmasters to work his venom into Joey’s mind finally had the desired effect. The result was Joey Only decided that he too had to do something about that “neo-Nazi”, “white supremacist” Arthur Topham, the “racist, hate-mongering anti-Semitic Jew-hater” who was giving Joey’s new town of Wells, a bad reputation as “A Home for Hate” and so on February 24th, 2015 he posted the following hit piece on his Facebook page:

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February 24 at 3:03pm

“So I gotta open up this can of worms…a friend of mine told me today they were scared to come to Wells because they read this article posted below some time ago and then shared it with me. I have to say I love this town so much that I can’t stand to see something like this. So I appreciate what Daniel Gallant, the author, is trying to do in exposing a neo-Nazi peice[sic] of alcoholic trash like Arthur Topham but I can’t approve of it as it’s unfactual and unfair. I want the article removed!
Arthur Topham doesn’t live in Wells and I don’t think anyone in this town would have any use for the pro-Hitler crap that spews from his rotten head. He lives the better part of an hour west of us and most people here have never heard of his name. I love this town and I believe we are a very progressive artistic, sensible and inclusive community, probably the shining light in the north. It hurts me to think that someone I care about would be afraid to visit me because they got the impression we are some kind of neo-nazi flag waving town.
If you feel so moved to help defend our towns reputation against such spurious accusations please do two things. Read this article and post a comment to Daniel explaining why you don’t believe it’s fair to muddy our little mountain towns name…and secondly when you see Arthur Topham in the liqour store remind him he’s a peice[sic] of shit nazi scumbag who our grandfathers would have shot…so not to bother visiting Wells. When insane neo-nazi rantings from someone we don’t even know come back to shame our town I get a different kind of angry as we are nothing like this. I never met this Arthur guy but if I recognize him in town I promise I won’t mence[sic] words in expressing my dissaproval[sic]!
Now let me post in the comments some of Arthur Tophams horrific works. This stuff makes me want to puke.”

Apart from the sudden realization that I was an “alcoholic” the rest of Joey’s gush of slanderous disparagement was typical of the anti-racist, brain-dead zombies who the Zionists manage to sway in one way or another to perform their malicious smear campaigns for them.

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Three days later, he posted the following:

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February 27 at 5:22pm

“Receiving threats and harrassment from Arthur Tophams camp this afternoon. It is to be expected. I’m aware my physical safety is at risk for speaking out against local white supremacists.”

More lies. Having thus made his initial false accusations Only then proceeded to cried wolf about me making threats to him in order to give the impression to his friends (many of whom were my “friends” and my wife’s “friends” as well) that on top of being all those terrible things that Daniel Gallant had stated about me I was also a dangerous man who was now threatening him (he didn’t elaborate on what type of threat it was) with some form of violence in retaliation for Only having “outed” me.

The immediate effect of course was that my family was deeply incensed by his slanderous actions and crude, foul-mouthed insults and that he would have the chutzpah to pull off such a cheap stunt before people in our own local community who we had known and respected for decades.

As for all of our Facebook “friends” who were privy to Only’s remarks none of them (to my knowledge) displayed the courage or strength of character to speak up on my behalf or my wife’s behalf in the comment section below his post and chastise him for his callous and uncalled for behaviour. In that sense, I suppose, Joey’s outburst of lies about me was a good thing in that it exposed to the Facebook world of make-believe “friends” the depth of sincerity of those who had previously feigned a cordial countenance toward us in the past and once again reconfirmed the old adage “with friends like that who needs enemies”.

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Thus one sees how the effect of the Daniel Gallants of the world serve the power elite who depend upon their Zionized zombies to do their dirty work for them by spreading lies and gossip that in turn facilitate greater and greater dissension among those who are already mentally taxed by the volume and magnitude of deception that has permeated the mindset of the younger generations.

The Daniel Gallants and the Joey Onlys of the world are, in many ways, caught between two worlds. Having been subjected all their lives to endless Zionist propaganda promulgated by the Jew-controlled media since 1933 their mental hard drive or database has been so thoroughly infected by the duplicitous virus of Zionist “Left” chicanery that it becomes virtually impossible (or inconceivable) for them to understand how their cultural and intellectual mindset has been so saturated with meme after meme of Germanophobic hate-mongering that by the time they’ve reached adulthood their minds are already captive making them ripe for further mind-control and manipulation as soon as they dare venture into that great arena for social change – politics and political activism.

The case of Daniel Gallant is rather unique in some respects. His early life of trauma is a classic example of the type of MK-Ultra tactics that former victim of the CIA’s “Project Monarch” mind-control operation, Kathy O’Brien describes in her 1995 book TRANCE FORMATION of AMERICA. Gallant, now that he’s fallen into the hands of the same manipulators his work becomes all the more relevant in terms of its planned objectives which are to dispense deception for the greater good of Israel and the Zionist agenda.

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As I was finishing off this article I revisited Joey Only’s Facebook page to see if anything had changed and while scrolling down his page realized that he had deleted his February 24 post. Fortunately I had copied and saved all the relevant information. Was it remorse that moved him to take it down? Was it the fact that others had approached him off Facebook and told him that he was way off track in making such outlandish statements about someone they had know for years? Was it because Only actually took the time to investigate further who I really was? Or was it for some other unknown reason? Possibly he realized what a fool he’d made of himself and didn’t want the post to stand as reminder. Only Only knows why and thus far he hasn’t had the honesty or integrity to speak about it. It needs to be noted though that he still has the post up where he accuses me of harassing and threatening him so whatever his motives were in removing the post they remain suspect.

In a second article related to Daniel Gallant I will focus more directly on his accusations that I’m a “neo-Nazi” and a “white supremacist”. There I hope to be able to provide sufficient evidence to show that his deliberate smear campaign has no substance whatsoever and all he is doing is the acting as a sayan for the state of Israel and the Rothschild Zionist criminal cartel.

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Kinder Morgan: The Rest of the Story the Tyee left out By Robin Mathews

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Kinder Morgan: The Rest of the Story the Tyee left out

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Kinder Morgan. Economist Robyn Allan in TYEE. Corporate Robbers in British Columbia. The National Energy Board …. A part of the story Robyn Allan doesn’t tell.

The story is so large, so corrupt, so – to many, many ordinary Canadian eyes – so criminal – Robyn Allan couldn’t possibly have told all of the Terasen/BC Transmountain Pipeline System story. More has to be laid out.  British Columbians must know, first, that the National Energy Board is their enemy – and they must treat it – openly – as that.  (Other enemies are more obvious.)

In his 2014 book PARTY OF ONE, about Stephen Harper, Michael Harris writes (p. 153) that in a policy paper “generated by bureaucrats in Harper’s International Trade Ministry” the National Energy Board (NEB) is described as “an ‘ally’ of the Harper government’s resource development plans.”

Anyone who has had doubts, at all, will see in what follows that Stephen Harper is a major enemy – probably enemy Number One.  And he has made the National Energy Board his lackey.  Need we say more?

For Robyn Allan’s article, readers need to go to TheTyee.ca 17 November, 2014.

In the article – in brief – she makes clear the intimate ENRON connections of Richard Kinder. (ENRON, for those who have forgotten, is the gigantic U.S. Energy corporation built on accounting fraud to revenues of around $111 billion in 2001 before it exploded and bankrupted in a corruption scandal lasting years and costing honest, trusting people $ billions.) She makes clear, as well, Richard Kinder’s brilliance as a tax juggler (and evader), and his brilliance in slipping the former Canadian corporation based in Vancouver, Terasen, and its holding – the Trans-Mountain Pipeline System – into wholly U.S. hands and almost as wholly into a life under U.S. law.

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What almost NOBODY mentions now is that a few short years ago, the pipeline causing the present Burnaby Mountain actions – and the corporation to which it was attached – made up A WHOLLY, PEOPLE-OWNED, BRITISH COLUMBIA OPERATION feeding revenue into support for education, healthcare, etc.

Let’s put it simply.  A plan was put into effect – beginning about fifteen years ago – to rob British Columbians of their public corporations (and the wealth they generated), and to hand all to U.S. private corporations.  The plan was also to impoverish British Columbians and to teach them to live in poverty. Terasen’s demise was only a part.

The major activity of the sell-out happened under Gordon Campbell’s Right-leaning Liberal government when Christie Clark was Deputy Premier and (later) judged to be a violator of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms as Minister of Education. That attack on Public Education was a part of the movement to “the privatization of everything”, including the education of B.C.’s children – a still on-going, as yet uncompleted program.

For those saying the RCMP officers on Burnaby Mountain arresting demonstrators are very nice fellows who are just doing a job that our splendid Rule Of Law in Canada forces upon them – it’s time to re-think!

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It is a fact (read Ian Mulgrew, Vancouver Sun, Nov. 24 and Nov.27) that the injunction gained by Kinder Morgan against the demonstrators is a highly dubious legal tactic rejected by a number of judges and ex-judges.  As well … the RCMP in British Columbia has a growing reputation as  – to put the matter plainly – a corrupt organization.  Never mind the unexamined (but much rumoured) RCMP role in the Pickton Farm Missing Women story.  Stay with “politics”.

Many believe premier Glen Clark (the late 1990s) was set up, vilified, falsely investigated, and politically ruined by a mafia group made up of the Gordon Campbell interests (political and corporate), the Mainstream Press and Media, and the RCMP … with the unfortunate assistance of certain forces in the higher courts of British Columbia. (More on that aspect later.)

I didn’t like the smell of the RCMP investigation of Glen Clark.  I wrote to the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP asking for a review of the investigation (which was rumoured to be improper).  The Commission (in my experience) appears to be a front organization employed to prevent serious investigation and action.  The review I asked for began.  I received non-informative monthly notes.  Then it was stopped by two Vancouver RCMP officers who informed me that 28 volumes of evidentiary material on Glen Clark had been put at the disposal of prosecutors.  (Remember: when he was successfully ruined, the judge on the case declared Glen Clark innocent of all charges against him.)

I asked for the review to continue – to find if the RCMP had investigated Glen Clark improperly.  I received no answer.  I waited.  And I waited.  And I waited.  Almost THREE YEARS LATER  I received a report by the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP on the  investigation of Glen Clark by the RCMP in British Columbia.  The Report was short.  It informed me that the two officers of the RCMP had IMPROPERLY closed the review I asked for.

Then the Report advised me that The Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP had decided to leave it up to the “discretion” of the B.C. RCMP whether it would open up the review I had asked for and continue it!  Readers will have to guess what the Vancouver RCMP decided ….

In almost every dirty, large, BC political activity thereafter, I believe the RCMP has come out with dirty hands.

The move to “the privatization of everything” has involved education, transportation, energy, infrastructure, medicare … and more.

The bastard privatization of BC Ferries began early in the 2000s and has been a disaster.  Readers of the legislation creating the “privatized” entity can see its sham nature.  Not only was the move a way to get “fake” revenue for government, but it was a privatization that wasn’t privatization.  The expensive Ferry Commissioner structure is, in my judgement, a useless, paper creation. The BC government still calls the shots – and places its cronies onto the unnecessary and useless Board of Directors – paying them well.  At the same time the “privatized” corporation pays its top administrators hockey-star salaries as the organization they run sinks deeper and deeper into the slime of privatization.

Ordinary British Columbians and the economy of the coastal communities are being savaged.  But who cares, for privatization is continuing.

THE BIG BC PRIVATIZATION which is, strangely, hardly talked about is the privatization of what was BC GAS.  That was the publicly-owned corporation operating the transmountain pipeline which is being fought over on Burnaby Mountain… and more.  BC GAS, I have been told, twinned with BC Hydro.  The two worked together, making modernizations possible and good budgeting, balanced books, and contributions to B.C. General Revenues in support of education, health care, and other public needs.

The huge pressure for ‘privatization’ came (globally) as the fight-back of the corporations intensified, greedy for the money that was – after the Second World War – going into social needs and the decent living of the population. That was when private corporations began bribing, coercing, threatening, undermining, mating with, and otherwise taking over governments.

And so it was under a New Democratic government in B.C. that BC GAS was permitted to “go private”.  The politics of that needs research!  But the NDP was “going right” with the tide, was beginning its more than decade-long sell-out, its acceptance of privatization policies, of “Free Trade” Agreements, of the falsehood that lower taxes on private corporations spur employment … and more.

The NDP, however, demanded that the privatized BC GAS, now called TERASEN be headquartered in British Columbia and remain in Canadian hands.  As soon as Gordon Campbell took power (after the rigged destruction of Glen Clark and the BC NDP) work was started on selling Terasen to U.S. interests.  At the same time, David Hahn, Gordon Campbell’s personal pick for head of the bastard privatization of BC Ferries, spent his first three years or so travelling the globe in an attempt to dump BC Ferries onto anyone in the world who would buy it.  But potential buyers were all too smart….

And so BC Ferries became, as I see it, a private club for Gordon Campbell government and friends and associates … to play with (creating cruise-style monsters) and to squeeze for any cash that could come out of it.

Public concern wouldn’t let BC Hydro go the same way.  And so it is being wrecked more carefully.  Divided now into three parts, one part was handed to a portion of the Scandal Prince called ENRON, a portion that managed to slip away and rename.  And so Accenture – a private corporation – has the management of a third of BC Hydro. A new entity has been formed to manage the distribution of power created by BC Hydro – and it, apparently, is overseen by a major U.S. private, continental energy manager.

The privatized run-of- the-river creations (of the Gordon Campbell/Christie Clark governments) are – to my mind – such a scandal of corrupt contracts and environmental disasters they need a Royal Commission Inquiry with the full right granted to the Commission to recommend criminal charges wherever deemed warranted.  Whatever development of the energy resources of British Columbia rivers was to be undertaken, it should have been careful, long-term planned, and minutely managed in the public interest and by public ownership under the BC Hydro banner.  Privatization of BC’s waterways has been a financial, engineering, and environmental disaster of gigantic proportions.

BC Ferries, BC Gas, BC Hydro … and BC Rail!  Having privatized (profitable) CN Rail and seeing it become a U.S. private corporation headquartered in Texas, privatizer Paul Tellier (an avid and public Continentalist wanting a single currency for North America  … and more) came to visit B.C. at the turn of the century.  While here, he advocated that (profitable) BC Rail do what CN Rail had done.  Gordon Campbell was eager.

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It is my contention that the whole ‘privatization’ of BC Rail was corrupt, perhaps criminal.  I asked the BC RCMP to begin investigation and it refused.  I believe that private corporate interests, ‘inside’ government agencies, and cabinet powers set about to destroy any profitable operation of BC Rail, to undermine it in the public’s eyes, to ready it to hand away … and then, corruptly, to place it in the hands of the Texas people who owned CN Rail.

In order to do that, many, many, many people had to be part of the activity.  Three lower-order functionaries – Sikhs incidentally – were charged in a strange and almost accidental set of circumstances.  The charges were ballyhoo’d to be the result of a determination to get to the bottom of corruption in the BC Rail Scandal.  The three men were, rather, in my mind, used as part of a gigantic cover-up to protect the real criminals in the privatization and giveaway of BC Rail.

Following and reporting on the four years of court action against the men, I came to believe, without doubt, that they were used to cover-up for the real criminals.

And it is here we have to bring in Stephen Harper.  His cabinet in Ottawa did two key things.  When the judge on the Basi, Virk, and Basi trial was being responsive to the needs of the Defence lawyers, repeatedly ordering evidence be provided to them that would assure a fair defence, she was removed by an action taken by the minister of justice in the Harper cabinet.  The judge who replaced Madam Justice Elizabeth Bennett was, in my judgement, “a patsy”.  Shortly after being placed on the case, she was raised to the position of Associate Chief Justice of the B.C. Supreme Court … and a little later to the Appeals Court of B.C. – all actions of the federal minister of justice acting, we may be sure, in close consultation with Stephen Harper, prime minister.

The switch of judges on the Basi, Virk, and Basi case was managed by Patrick Dohm, then associate chief justice of the B.C. Supreme court.  He was the judge who (earlier) signed the search warrant to surprise search (with TV crew accompaniment) the home of premier Glen Clark where no incriminating evidence could be found. Dohm was the judge who later signed the more than twenty search warrants that accompanied the famous (BC Rail related) search warrant “raid” on B.C. legislature offices.  He insisted that only one of the homes searched must be forewarned by the police.  That just happened to be the home of Christie Clark.

The “raiding” RCMP officers discovered at the address of a lobbyist for a Railway interest certain confidential cabinet documents.  He was never charged, nor was he (as far as anyone knows) further investigated.  By the merest coincidence he turned out to be Christie Clark’s brother.  The investigating RCMP never sought a search warrant for the address of premier Gordon Campbell – an obvious target, and they had a precedent in the search warrant obtained to search the home of then premier Glen Clark.  Gordon Campbell’s home, in the minds of many, was much more likely to harbour incriminating evidence than Glen Clark’s home was – perhaps the reason the RCMP avoided Gordon Campbell’s residence.

When the trial was terminated (it wasn’t over), Gordon Campbell had sunk to an historic low in ratings by the population.  He might be said to be despised as the story of his privatizations became widely known.  What would become of him if he remained (now no longer premier) in British Columbia?

Stephen Harper solved that problem, naming Gordon Campbell to one of the top positions among diplomats of Canada – naming him Canada’s High Commissioner in London, England, where he is living out his life humbly, in the devoted service of the Canadian people.  I believe there is evidence in the whole story to suggest that Gordon Campbell and Stephen Harper worked (and work) for the same global private corporate forces which intend to privatize everything and to turn Canadians into paupers and beggars in the process.

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To close (though there are pages more that might be said), a brief look at the courts and the RCMP….  I said earlier the RCMP refused to investigate the central actors in the BC Rail Scandal.  And throughout the legal proceedings in court the Defence lawyers repeatedly suggested the RCMP was not fully and fairly cooperating and was delaying submission of evidentiary material.  My own observation was that the RCMP spent endless time on the three lower-level operatives who were charged and no time on anyone else under suspicion.

I revealed that the Special Crown Prosecutor (who had to work closely, after his appointment in 2003, with the RCMP) had been appointed in flagrant violation of the legislation governing the appointment of Special Prosecutors. And so the investigation – since he was appointed – and the conduct of ALL the court proceedings were in doubt as to their legitimacy.  He was, clearly, not legitimate as Special Crown Prosecutor, having been a close associate of both the Attorney General who appointed him and of the Deputy Attorney General.

He was illegitimately in the courtroom as Special Prosecutor.  But he had also been working in close relation to the investigative forces of the RCMP from 2003 until the pre-trial began in 2007 …  and even after, as an illegitimate appointment.  What did that mean about the investigation by the RCMP?

Those matters got worse when I reported to the Chief Justice, the Associate Chief Justice and to the judge on the trial that the Special Crown Prosecutor was illegitimately in the court.  I gave them the evidence – which was simple enough.  The clearly stated legislation describing the requirements of a Special Crown Prosecutor had been wildly violated, visibly, and incontrovertibly.

The officer of the court who replied to the information I had sent to each of the judges reported to me that since none of the three judges had participated in the appointment of the Special Crown Prosecutor they would do nothing.  The fact that the highest court in British Columbia, the Supreme Court, was being used by an illegitimate Crown Prosecutor – and that the Chief Justice and the Associate Chief Justice were responsible for the administration of justice in that court – didn’t interest them.  And so I wrote to them again.  And they would do nothing, again.

And then, (as I read the situation) to conclude, in order to prevent the trial of the three accused men from revealing information about the major criminals in the BC Rail Scandal, the trial had to be shut down to prevent further cross-examination of witnesses.  Street language might say that the accused were bribed into letting the trial end.  Six million dollars was paid by government (by B.C. taxpayers, that is) to cover all the costs of the accused.  And the charges against them were cleaned of anything important.  The trial stopped … without ending.

Who initialed the six million dollars to be paid?  No one could find out.  And the RCMP, of course, didn’t investigate.  The Auditor General of British Columbia tried and tried and tried to find out who authorized the payments – and couldn’t find out.  The premier, Christie Clark , and her  Attorney General, Shirley Bond, somehow prevented the Auditor General from ever finding out – though he even went to court to force release of the information.

At the beginning of this column I said that the information about Burnaby Mountain, about the Trans Mountain Pipeline System, about the RCMP on Burnaby Mountain  arresting demonstrators, about the dubious injunction against the demonstrators, and about the history of Richard Kinder supplied by Robyn Allan doesn’t tell the whole story.

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The whole story needs to be told of the determination of the Harper federal cabinet and the Gordon Campbell/Christie Clark cabinet (as an unholy alliance) to privatize everything, to give it to U.S. interests, and to pauperize and make beggars of the British Columbia population … and in the process to pollute and destroy the environment in which British Columbians live.  The whole story needs to be told of how BC GAS was first turned into Terasen (for no worthwhile reason), and was then dumped by the Gordon Campbell government into the lap of Richard Kinder and friends.

If that hadn’t happened (and it shouldn’t have happened) there would be no battle on Burnaby mountain now.  The story of Richard Kinder is interesting … and horrible.  But the sell-out of British Columbia’s publicly-owned wealth by the Gordon Campbell/Christie Clark team is more interesting to B.C. people – and more horrible.

When that story is known, then the ease with which the Kinder Morgan forces have moved into B.C. and are dictating to the B.C. government, to the Harper government, and to its lackey organization called the National Energy Board becomes as clear as it needs to be.

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Robin Mathews can be reached at: Robin Mathews rmathews@telus.net

 

Regina v Radical Press Legal Update # 22

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Regina v Radical Press Legal Update #22

September 30th, 2014

Dear Free Speech Advocates and Radical Press Supporters,

It has been close to five months (May 7th, 2014) since I last posted a Legal Update on my Sec. 319(2) “Hate Propaganda” CCC charge that commenced back on May 16th, 2012. This is the greatest span of time since I began writing these records where I haven’t had to report on my case but it was a long overdue and necessary break from the onerous, ongoing reality that we know as the legal process here in Canada. The wheels of justice do indeed move at a snail’s pace.

Back in April of this year I was fortunate to have had B.C. Provincial Court Judge, the Honourable Judge Morgan, decide against agreeing to the Crown’s application to impose stringent bail conditions on me which would, in effect, have prohibited any further publishing on RadicalPress.com or any other internet site until after the completion of the upcoming trial in B.C. Supreme Court.

My case having then shifted from the provincial court to the B.C. Supreme Court I returned to Supreme Court on Monday, April 28th, 2014 in order to fix a date for trial. It was then that Crown asked me whether or not I was once again going to apply for a Rowbotham application which is a process that would have, if successful, enabled me to have the case stayed until the Attorney General’s office provided me with legal counsel.

I advised the court that I was planning on reapplying for said application (having done so prior to the preliminary inquiry when it was first refused by the court) and it was at that point that Crown counsel Jennifer Johnston suggested that I be given until September 29th, 2014 to refile all the necessary paperwork and return on the 29th to set a further date for a hearing on the matter.

Given that I had more than sufficient time to reapply I decided to take some time off from all the legal work and focus on regenerating the family garden which  had fallen into neglect over the years due to all the past eight years of legal wranglings with the Canadian Human Rights Commission and now the criminal court of Canada. Apart from our gardens there were numerous other maintenance projects awaiting redress on our 5 acre plot that also require urgent attention.

Nearing the end of June I was beginning to get ahead of the game and began preparing to start the process of applying a second time for a new Rowbotham application. Then, in the beginning of July all hell broke loose in Gaza as the Israeli government once again began beating their war drums and commenced with yet another murderous bombing campaign against the helpless, entrapped Palestinian people slaughtering thousands of innocents and crippling and maiming thousands more as well as destroying much of Gaza’s infrastructure. It was the worse case of unjustified lethal aggression against the Palestinian people to have ever occurred and as a result all of my thoughts about working on another Rowbotham application came to a screeching halt as I decided that covering this gross act of genocide by the Zionist forces against the people of Gaza was much more important than spending endless hours on preparing documents that I intuitively knew would be rejected a second time.

The mainstream media (msm) being dominated by the Zionists there was nothing else left to counter all of their lies and disinformation but to focus on constant efforts to disseminate the truth about what was really going on with respect to Israel’s illegal, immoral, unjust and depraved slaughter of defenceless children and adults in Gaza. Being a part of the alternative news media it became my first and foremost duty to try and provide internet readers with a more balanced perspective on the war. In the process of doing so the months of July and August were consumed and when a lasting truce was finally signed with Hamas there was little time left to begin again on the Rowbotham application.

I contacted Keith Evans, counsel for the BC Attorney General’s office on August 22nd, 2014 alerting him to the fact that I wished to resume the process but instead I received a reply from a Freya Zaltz, Barrister and Solicitor, Constitutional and Administrative Law Group, Minister of Justice / Legal Services Branch who informed me that, “Given that it is already August 22, it’s highly unlikely that a new Rowbotham application could be resolved by September 29, 2014.”

Given this information I then decided to forego applying for the Rowbotham application and replied to Ms. Zaltz on September 2nd, 2014 informing her:

With respect to your comment that “it’s highly unlikely that a new Robotham application could be resolved by September 29, 2014″ I would add, by way of explanation, that the delay in applying was due to the unfortunate actions of the state of Israel and their war on Gaza that began in early July and consumed most of that month plus August.
As my professional responsibilities to my readership at RadicalPress.com required ongoing coverage of this event in order to counter the Zionist media propaganda here in Canada I had to make a decision as to where my priorities would be focussed. My decision was to place Gaza at the forefront, over and above all other considerations. Given the nature of my case and the spurious charges which were brought on by the Zionist Jew lobby B’nai Brith Canada and then approved by your office in November of 2012 I’m sure you can understand why I deemed my actions to be of greater importance than to focus on my own personal circumstances. Had Israel not attacked Gaza when it did I would, in all likelihood, have met the obligations set.
As such, seeing that the application deadline cannot be completed by my next appearance on September 29, 2014, I will forego proceeding with it and let Crown Counsel in Quesnel know of my decision.
That aspect of the case having been terminated I then awaited the court appearance on September 29th, 2014 designed to “fix a date” for the upcoming trial in BC Supreme Court and also to possibly set a hearing date for the former Rowbotham application.
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My dear wife Shastah accompanying me as we appeared at the Quesnel courthouse at 10:00 am on Monday, September 29th, 2014. The Supreme Court Justice appeared on video from somewhere and the proceedings were recorded as per normal. Crown Counsel Jennifer Johnston began by notifying the judge that we were there to set a date for trial and then proceeded to name a couple of time slots when she would be available. Both dates fell in the year 2015. The first suggested date was too early for me given that I am planning  a number of pre-trial Charter applications which will most likely require at least four days of court time to address. That proposed date was in the late spring of 2015. The second date (covering a two week time period) was to commence on October 26th, 2015 and run until November 6th, 2015.

After Crown made her dates known to the judge and I had the opportunity to speak I informed the judge that I would prefer the latter period and then explained to him why I felt I couldn’t be prepared in time to meet the early date. I began by stating that the issues surrounding the case were very complex from the standpoint of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and at the same time also informed the court that I was in consultation with a lawyer from the lower mainland of the province who would be preparing extensive written legal arguments that they would be unable to complete prior to at least March of 2015. As well, I informed the court that my legal counsel would also not be free to appear in Quesnel until at least May of the same year.

Crown Counsel Johnston appeared pleased with the knowledge that I was in consultation with legal counsel and told the court that she had no problem with setting the trial date for October 26th of 2015. She also told the judge that the 10-day schedule trial could possibly be shortened by the fact were I to have legal representation.

The trial date thus being set Crown then asked the judge to set another date for a pre-trial conference with my counsel. That date was set for March 23rd, 2015.

I was very pleased with the outcome as now I will have the time to prepare all the important documents relevant to the case and also have the time to organize an ongoing legal defense fund in order to cover the costs of procuring legal counsel to represent me during both the pre-trial applications and, if needs be, the trial itself. That was all that took place and within a matter of about fifteen minutes my wife and I left the courtroom.

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 The other important notice regarding my case concerns the recent  and rather startling news that the Ontario Civil Liberties Association (OCLA) has taken it upon themselves to come out publicly in favour of me as well as challenging Canada’s “Hate Propaganda” laws Sections 319 to 320, calling for their complete and final repeal.

When I first heard of this I was absolutely overwhelmed with a sense of instant relief and thankfulness. After eight long years of battling with the Jewish lobby (B’nai Brith Canada) who were instrumental in laying both the sec. 13(1) “hate crime” complaint against myself and RadicalPress.com back in 2007 plus the current sec. 319(2) CCC “Hate Propaganda” complaint in 2011 that resulted in my arrest and incarceration on May 16th, 2012, the fact that a well-recognized and prestigious mainstream public civil liberties organization such as the OCLA was backing up my right to freedom of expression, petitioning BC’s Attorney General, the Hon. Suzanne Alton to retract her consent to the spurious charges, and tackling the final stronghold of the forces of Orwellian internet “freedom of speech” repression, i.e. Sections 318 to 320 of the Canada’s Criminal Code, was almost beyond belief.

This sudden turn of events has been a game changer and is comparable to having a D-9 Caterpillar appear on the legal/media playing field in my favour to level off what’s been a definite bumpy, one-sided, stacked deck of silence and collusion in favour of the Zionist lobby, their mainstream media cartel and the courts. As such, on behalf of my wife and myself, I wish to publicly express my deepest sense of gratitude to the OCLA for having come to this important and prescient decision; one that is bound to affect all Canadians and, should their campaign prove successful, ensure that the future of Canada’s media, both msm and alternative, will remain free and open and democratic and not subject to political interference from any special interest groups.

I would like at this point to add the latest statement on this matter from OCLA which was sent out by Joseph Hickey, Executive Director, Ontario Civil Liberties Association (OCLA):

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Dear OCLA Supporter,

Please take a moment to read and consider signing OCLA’s petition in defence of the civil rights of Arthur Topham, a BC man who is currently being prosecuted under a “Hate Propaganda” section of Canada’s Criminal Code. The petition is online at the following link: http://www.change.org/p/hon-suzanne-anton-attorney-general-of-bc-jag-minister-gov-bc-ca-hon-suzanne-anton-retract-your-consent-for-the-criminal-proceedings-against-mr-arthur-topham?utm_source=guides&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=petition_created

OCLA has the position that sections 318 to 320 of the Criminal Code should be repealed. These sections allow egregious violations of the civil rights of liberty, just process, and freedom of expression. Under these provisions, a person can be jailed without the Crown being required to prove any actual harm to a single identified individual.

Mr. Topham was arrested in front of his spouse, detained, subjected to a home-invasive seizure, and faces jail time if convicted, for expressing his highly unpopular views.

OCLA’s public statement on this matter is available at: http://ocla.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/OCLA-statement-re-Arthur-Topham.pdf

Please read OCLA’s letter to the BC Attorney General asking her to withdraw her consent for this prosecution, which is available at: http://ocla.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/2014-09-24-Letter-OCLA-to-AG-of-BC.pdf

 

Yours truly,

 

Joseph Hickey
Executive Director
Ontario Civil Liberties Association (OCLA) http://ocla.ca
613-252-6148 (c)

“I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” – Voltaire

In closing I would ask all readers to assist both the OCLA and myself in achieving the highest number of signatures and comments on the OCLA petition to Hon. Suzanne Alton as humanly possible and to pass this information on to as many other people and blogsites and news sites as possible. The OCLA has taken a courageous and valiant step forward in our battle to retain our Charter rights to Freedom of Expression. It may be our last chance to change this draconian legislation using peaceful, lawful means. Please take advantage of this opportunity for the sake of all Canadians both present and of future generations.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Arthur Topham
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Canada’s Radical News Network
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My court battle has now moved to an actual trial by judge and jury in the British Columbia Supreme Court. In doing so it places a far greater emphasis on my having to obtain legal counsel and/or advice from legal counsellors, which ultimately requires funding. 

The trial will be a major battle in the upcoming legal war to rid Canada of all the Section 318 to 320 “Hate Propaganda” legislation now in the Canadian Criminal Code. The outcome of this trial will, in all likelihood, determine whether or not Canadians will retain their right to publish the truth on the Internet about any and all injustices that may befall our country. 

I DO NEED YOUR HELP NOW MORE THAN EVER!!!  

Please consider a donation to the Radical Press Free Speech Defence Fund.

My PayPal button is on my website at http://www.RadicalPress.com

If you can’t send a donation via PayPal please consider sending one through Canada Post to:

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Remember that every bit helps (all of us).

Thank you.

Arthur Topham

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Canada’s First Nations people seek to ‘evict’ energy companies from land by Travis Lupick

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/8/23/gitxsan-first-nationsenergyprojectscourtdecision.html

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Canada’s First Nations people seek to ‘evict’ energy companies from land

Indigenous people of British Columbia are emboldened by a court decision siding with tribe in land rights dispute

August 23, 2014

by Travis Lupick @tlupick

HAZELTON, British Columbia — A freight railroad operated by the Canadian National Railway stretches approximately 3,000 miles from Halifax in the country’s east to a port on the Pacific Ocean in the remote northwest. Here, in this heavily forested region, a group of First Nations people called the Gitxsan has resided for thousands of years.

A dispute over land now has Gitxsan hereditary chiefs threatening to grind trade along that route to a halt. If the British Columbia (B.C.) government doesn’t address the Gitxsan’s concerns by Sept. 16, the group’s leaders say they could begin service disruptions along the railway through their territory, escalating a longstanding feud with the province.

Last month, chiefs served what they called “eviction notices” to the national railway, logging companies and sportfishing operators, asking them to halt commercial activities in the aboriginal people’s sleepy territory. Additional police have been dispatched.

“Everything is on the table until we get our desired result,” said Beverley Clifton Percival, a negotiator for the Gitxsan who also goes by her First Nations name, Gwaans.

The Gitxsan say the province has included land inhabited by their people in treaties proposed for two neighboring Indian bands. Placing new pressure on the Gitxsan’s stalled land negotiations is the natural-gas boom spurred by hydraulic fracturing (fracking). In fact, the Gitxsan Treaty Society, a negotiating body composed of a small group of hereditary chiefs, has broken off discussions on two proposed pipelines that would transport liquefied natural gas, or LNG, through their territory. There’s also intense debate in the province about plans to construct two pipelines for the transport of heavy crude oil from the neighboring province of Alberta to Canada’s west coast. One, Enbridge Northern Gateway, would run near Gitsxan territory.

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The Gitxsan and First Nations peoples across the country have been emboldened by a June Supreme Court of Canada decision they describe as a “game changer.” In that case, the court sided with the Tsilhqot’in First Nation, a band of roughly 3,000 people residing in British Columbia’s interior, in a dispute over commercial logging. The court ruled that because the Tsilhqot’in were found to hold “aboriginal title” over the territory in question, their permission was required before logging could proceed.

“Canada is witnessing something that I call the rise of native empowerment,” said Bill Gallagher, a lawyer and author who specializes in First Nations legal challenges. “The Supreme Court of Canada has declared, verbatim, that the doctrine of terra nullius — that nobody was here when flags were planted by colonizers — that that doctrine does not apply in Canada.”

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At her office in the small town of Hazelton, Clifton Percival said her people are prepared to apply their eviction notices to the Gitxsan’s entire territory, an area nearly three times the size of New Jersey. It’s unclear what force the eviction notices carry, but the recent court decision raises the possibility they may have teeth.

“We saw the devastation of forestry practices through the ’70s and ’80s,” she said. “That is why there is opposition to Enbridge, that is why there is opposition to LNG. … We need to be looking at these issues and understanding what the real implications are on the ground.”

Clifton Percival said the emerging consensus among Gitxsan chiefs is that the environmental risks of the proposed LNG pipelines are too great. The projects would conclude at terminals that would be constructed in estuaries, where a leak or any kind of industrial accident would devastate wild salmon populations, on which the Gitxsan depend for their traditional way of life.

“Our interests are primarily water and fish,” Clifton Percival said. “That is what we will go to battle for.”

On a recent visit to a fishing camp on the Skeena River, she stopped to meet with other Gitxsan and discuss a code of conduct for how additional eviction notices should be served. She stressed civility and respect.

“We are peaceful, we are nonviolent and we do not want confrontation,” she said. “The liability for all of this action rests on Canada and British Columbia. We are in a very strong position now.”

Federal and provincial government officials declined interview requests. In emailed statements, they said relations with First Nations people remain positive and that negotiations are ongoing. “The Government is committed to ensuring that Aboriginal communities and governments are fully engaged in the responsible development of major energy infrastructure projects,” Michelle Aron, a communications officer with Natural Resources Canada, said in an email.

But an Aug. 6 meeting in Hazelton between Gitxsan chiefs and representatives of British Columbia’s sportfishing industry gave an indication of how far apart the two sides remain on issues significantly less complicated than multibillion-dollar energy projects.

The Gitxsan peoples complain that their traditional fishing grounds are crowded with sportfishermen who come from as far afield as the southern United States. Every year, the province issues more than 40,000 sportfishing licenses. Now, the Gitxsan say they will no longer recognize those permits.

After nearly an hour of discussion, Luutkudziiwus (Gordon Sebastian), executive director of the Gitxsan Treaty Society, let his frustration show.

“Let’s get to the issue: You’re evicted,” he said. “You’ve had a good 50 years. But it’s come to a head.”

The Supreme Court decision is just the latest in a long string of First Nations court victories in cases involving resource projects — nearly 200 since 1985, according to Gallagher, the lawyer.

The Gitsxan’s actions demonstrate that First Nations are showing renewed resolve in disputes with the government,” he said. “In some respects, Canada is a country at war with itself when it comes to resource access.”

According to Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, 11 First Nations bands have filed separate but coordinated court challenges since the June ruling, aimed at stopping the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, which would carry heavy crude oil from oil sands in neighboring Alberta to B.C.’s coast, from which it would be shipped to foreign markets.

“What we are witnessing is the manifestation of the frustrations of our rights and interests being denied by both Canada and B.C.,” he said. “The Tsilhqot’in decision is an absolute game changer. So I think the Gitxsan people are serving notice that things have changed.”

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The court action was in part the result of a case largely built on a landmark 1997 Supreme Court judgment known as the Delgamuukw decision.

Now 78 years old, Delgamuukw, who also goes by Earl Muldon, has semiretired from political activity. His 13-year legal battle eventually resulted in a finding that Canada’s First Nations peoples can claim aboriginal title to lands they inhabit, and that they should be consulted if development on those lands is to occur.

On a recent August day, Muldon was at work on a totem pole in a modest woodshed at the edge of his family’s property in Hazelton.

“It was beautiful,” Muldon said of the decision. “They took Delgamuukw the next step further. They showed Canada that there are people who are going to fight them, that are going to correct the wrongs that have gone on.”

Muldon said he doesn’t agree with everything the Treaty Society is doing, a sentiment shared by a number of Gitxsan chiefs. They argue that threats of evictions and service disruptions are a needless escalation of tensions, and say that loggers and fishing operators who have positive and longstanding relations with First Nations people are now at risk of being caught in the crossfire. Muldon declined to specify his objections to the Treaty Society’s approach, but he emphasized that even those who disagree have generally come to distrust the government and oppose its push for LNG development on Gitxsan land.

Hloax (Bridie O’Brien), another Gitxsan chief, said that even if their First Nation is divided on the matter of evictions, the majority of her people agree that the environmental risks of energy development outweigh the potential economic benefits.

“We’re not opposed to all [LNG] pipelines,” O’Brien said. “But we are opposed to the extraction of natural gas with fracking, and we are opposed to the fact that they are going to put these [LNG] plants in the estuaries of our fish.”

Shannon McPhail is not a member of any First Nation. But the sixth-generation resident of Hazelton said it’s not just aboriginal people who are concerned about proposed energy projects.

A pipe welder by trade whose husband works in the oil sector, McPhail and her family could benefit from an expansion of LNG projects in the province. “But the more I looked into these developments to figure out what we would need to work there, the more that red flags went up,” she said. “It was a very long, awkward and heartbreaking evolution to realize that government doesn’t always have our best interests at heart and that industry really isn’t here for the betterment of our community.”

Like Clifton Percival, McPhail said she was worried about the prospective locations of the pipeline terminals on British Columbia’s coast. “They were proposing to put these things in our estuary, which will be the tipping point for our wild salmon.”

Many living on Gitxsan territory blame the government for allowing land negotiations to drag on for so long. Doug Donaldson, the region’s elected representative, said the discussions are occurring “in a context of a litany of distrust.”

He said he had heard that the province is planning to hold meetings in September with Gitxsan hereditary chiefs. “The government is saying, ‘We’re going to wait and see how serious they are.’ Well, in my experience, the Gitxsan do not issue idle threats.”

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An Open Letter to all Truth Deniers & Holocaust Believers By Arthur Topham

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An Open Letter to all Truth Deniers and Holocaust Believers

By

Arthur Topham

August 22nd, 2014

 

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[Editor’s Preface:

What sparked this open letter to those who still believe in what historical revisionist and author Arthur R. Butz called “The Hoax of the Twentieth Century: The Case Against the Presumed Extermination of European Jewry” (the title of his 1976 book that demolished forever the mythological basis for what, in my estimation, was, and remains, the most colossal and earth-threatening lie ever to have been told to mankind) was a comment from a person (Nick Inglis) on a post that I had submitted to a local Quesnel, B.C. Facebook group of which I was a member at the time. It was the standard “guilty by association” ploy that both Jews and their deluded gentile lackeys in the west perpetually use whenever they don’t have anything intelligent to offer to a debate. In this case the fellow who posted it appeared to be a member of the science faculty at a B.C. university in the southern region of the province. Given that the author of comment represented what might be called a member of Canada’s intelligentsia I felt it was time to inform those of his mindset of a few things that they were unwittingly overlooking in their efforts to sustain this massive falsification that has plagued the world since 1945.]

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Dear Nick Inglis, Truth Deniers & Holocaust Believers:

While out getting firewood yesterday I got to thinking about your August 16th comment on the WTF Quesnel FB group where you had remarked on a post of mine, “I wonder what Councillor Thapar would think about being used as a reference to support a Holocaust denier.”

Apart from the fact that your words were obviously meant to imply “guilt by association” between myself and Quesnel City Councillor Sushil Thapar, thus reflecting badly on the councillor, that aspect of your comment wasn’t what I was meditating on while falling the beetle-killed pines along the Cariboo roadside.

It appears (from clicking on your FB profile) that you have begun a new job with the Biology Faculty at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey, B.C.  It was this point that caught my attention and got me thinking further about your remark concerning the fact that I don’t believe in the 6 Million myth and therefore am a prime candidate for labelling as a “Holocaust denier” by the Zionist Jews and those like yourself who support their psychopathy.

As someone who appears to be involved in science it begs the question as to why you would be so quick to make such an accusation against me and also why you would be buying into the “Holocaust” fiction in the first place given that your profession rests, for the most part, upon reason, logic and provable facts rather than assertions, accusations, emotions and beliefs (as odd, inconceivable and incomprehensible as they may be).

As a scientist I’m certain you must be aware of the situation that the 16th Century Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher Galileo found himself in when he discovered (thanks to his newly designed telescope) that his predecessor Nicolaus Copernicus’ theory that the Earth and all of the planets actually revolved around the Sun rather than the opposite world view  – one that postulated the Earth was the center of our Universe – was, in fact, true.

You must also be aware of the persecution, ignominy and lifetime incarceration that Galileo underwent thanks to the machinations of the Roman Catholic Church when he refused to recant his position, all of which relates to this 20th century phenomenon that the Jews have, with wilful and intentional malice, forced upon the world via their monopolistic control of all major media sources coupled with their inordinate financial and political influence over western nations and politicians (as has now become so patently obvious during the latest round of genocide in Gaza wherein no western “leader” has shown the courage or fortitude to question and demand a stop to the needless slaughter of thousands of innocent men, women and especially children).

It was the Renaissance Nick that first gave birth to what we now call the Scientific Method – a time, after centuries of darkness and ignorance, when man’s inquisitive and skeptical mind and spirit of inquiry finally burst forth in open opposition to the then accepted Authority of the day. Without this method of approaching any hypothetical question and proving it with verifiable facts the world would still be held in throng to superstition and religious speculation rather than actual truth. Given this new reality that the world adopted over four hundred years ago I fail to understand how you, as a scientist, can equate (and justify) making ILLEGAL the questioning of anything; be it a scientific theory, an accepted fact of nature or, even the fiction of “6 Million Jews” having been gassed to death and then cremated in ovens in German occupied territory during WW2?

Cannot you see that, in this particular case, i.e., the 6 Million myth, you are being confronted with the ONLY exception to the scientific methodology upon which your profession and all scientific professions rest? Why is it that, in this one instance, you are somehow able to suspend your understanding of the scientific method of discovery and suddenly accept, on hearsay and proven contrived “evidence”, that governments, under the influence of one small religious cult, can actually legislate laws that make it an indictable offence to question this fiction or anything else for that matter? Where does freedom of thought and inquiry play into this diabolical farce? Where does common sense and the basics of scientific research come in? Where, in truth, does anything logical or reasonable come into play when anyone, be they a government or a religious group (as in the case of the Jews) or an individual, is able to make it illegal to question any matter of history or any event or anything that may be theorized, ranging from the scientific up through the branches of philosophy and art to even the spiritual pinnacle of theological speculation?

One would think (reasonably and logically) that if any statement, of all the myriad questions that mankind has considered throughout history, ought to meet such a criterion and be prohibited by law it would be the denial of God rather than a purported historic event that has countless loopholes in it which would prevent it from becoming accepted by the whole world (scientific or otherwise) as an unquestionable fact. In other words are we to remain free to question the existence of the Creator Himself yet unable to question, based upon scientific evidence or otherwise, the fraudulent claims of the Zionist Jews who, through cunning and conspiracy, plus the heavily weighted influence of their purse and their control of all aspects of our major sources of communication, have not only successfully foisted this lie upon mankind and then exacerbated it by programming successive generations of people to accept it as the gospel truth but have now managed to actually elevate it to the apex of juridical absurdity through the manufacture of actual legislation in certain countries that make it ILLEGAL to question what is undoubtedly, as researcher Arthur R. Butz clearly proved back in 1976, the greatest hoax of the 20th century?

Of course I know why you made that comment just as I know why the Zionist Jews and the state of Israel have been slaughtering Palestinians and stealing their land for over a century. It is, as the Jews so often have stated in the past with respect to their 6 Million myth, “manifestly obvious” that your intent is to discourage others from any association with those who, like myself, refuse to accept the unacceptable and fraudulent premise of the 6 Million and thus segregate and isolate our thoughts and ideas and opinions and years of intensive research so that no one will be tempted to investigate further what I or numerous others have to say about any of the related problems that political Zionism has created throughout the 20th century and which now, are coming to a head, in the early beginnings of the 21st.

Here is your modus operandi and the scenario that you would have others believe:

The primary purpose of labelling a person an “anti-Semite” or a “Holocaust denier” or a “hate monger” or any number of other similar epithets is, pure and simple, outright vilification. In other words if you can first create labels like those just identified and then instil their circumscribed and false meanings in the minds of the general public through mass programming (via the mainstream media which the Jews control), then once this is established it precludes having to establish any further solid proof to support whatever allegations you may wish to make about a person, group, organization or even government for that matter, which you intend to destroy by first defaming them in order to discredit either their character and integrity or their work (i.e. opposing views).

To return to your original remark let us see how this program of vilification would work should it actually be followed through.

I have lived in Cariboo region of British Columbia, Canada since 1970 which amounts to forty-four years (with some brief absences). From 1975 on I have lived here steadily working and raising a family and contributing to the local community in a number of ways. 

The Quesnel area has a overall population of about 30,000 people which is not a large number to get to know  or become known to over the span of nearly half a century. Because of my propensity for writing and my interest in politics and history I have been a regular contributor to Quesnel’s community newspaper, the Quesnel Cariboo Observer where, according to statistics, I earned a reputation for having contributed more “Letters to the Editor” to that publication than anyone else in its 106 year history of publishing.  As well I have been a paid columnist for the same publication.

My civil commitments to the local region have also been  substantial and fulfilling with years of community service in my own local community of Cottonwood which lies approximately 20 miles east of the city of Quesnel. I’ve worked in a number of different professions ranging from school teaching to that of a Park Ranger and Supervisor to being a log builder, the owner of a registered carpentry business  as well as owning and running a registered publishing business known as The Radical Press along with placer mining and being the Secretary of the Cariboo Mining Association.

On top of these activities I’ve been actively participating in local politics at the regional, municipal and provincial levels of government having at different times ran for the position of Councillor for the city of Quesnel as well as for the provincial MLA’s position for the Cariboo North electoral district.

In other words I haven’t been sitting idle over the past forty years plus. It is this legacy of community contributions and effort that you are attempting to destroy by your calculated and malicious attempt to discredit my life’s work using worn-out tactics of slander and libel and defamation, all of which are meant to malign my character and denigrate all of my efforts over the past four decades. 

But that’s not the worst of it. You would have your mean-spirited accusations and spiteful assertions carry over to all those with whom I’ve established relations with throughout my lifetime here in the Cariboo. In other words all of my friends and associates and those within my community who I’ve had social or business dealings with for decades are all to suddenly void their association with me because now I am a “Holocaust denier” and no longer the person I’ve been all my life. Are you not capable of intellectually grasping the enormity of what you are attempting to do via your spurious, and, yes, hateful slander?

You mentioned Councillor Sushil Thapar in your comment but you have failed to mention the rest of the many councillors and mayors of the city of Quesnel who I have known and associated with and befriended over the past forty-four years. Are they also expected to treat me as if I were suddenly a pariah and a leper because someone of your mental measure has  inferred that I am a “Holocaust denier”?

Why it wasn’t that long ago that I was speaking with one of the former mayors of Quesnel and he remarked to me, upon hearing that I had been charged with a “hate crime”, “Why Arthur how can this be? I’ve always known you to be a “peace and love” sorta guy, one of the old Hippies who’s always strived to bring  social justice and brotherhood and sisterhood and environmental sanity back to the world.” Were he and all the other public figures who I know to take your ill-intentioned and evil advice they would all, needs be, have to see me in a totally different light and accept that they had been wrong about me all their lives and that in reality I’m just a no-good, worthless, hate-mongering, Jew-hating anti-Semite and, horror of horrors, a “Holocaust denier”!

And that, Nick Inglis, is the long and the short of your intentions and your sleazy tactics. Rather than have to defend your libellous accusations made against my person by offering up substantial evidence to prove what you are alleging is verifiable truth it’s much easier to merely resort to the Zionist Jew’s deceptive deck of shitty smear cards in the vain hope that whatever ones you pull out will somehow stick to me and save you having to actually offer credible sources to support your surreptitiously motivated intentions.

Like I mentioned earlier in this article the definitive proof that the so-called 6 Million Jewish Holocaust is nothing more than a fabricated fraud is all contained in Arthur R. Butz’s book, The Hoax of the Twentieth Century. Once again I humbly suggest to you and all the rest of the truth-deniers and holocaust believers in the world that you obtain a copy of this book and read it carefully. Having done that and you are still convinced that you can disprove what Mr. Butz has shown to be the truth regarding this deception then please share your findings with the rest of the truth seekers of the world who have already determined the veracity of this indisputable document.

In Peace and Justice for All,

I remain,

Arthur Topham

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Open Letter to B.C. Premier Christie Clark from Radical Press Publisher Arthur Topham

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Premier Christie Clark
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July 31, 2014

 
Ms. Clark,
 
I cannot adequately convey my deep sense of disappointment and outrage over the fact that you have appeared before B.C.’s Zionist Jew community in Vancouver and despoiled and sullied the good name of the province of British Columbia and all of its inhabitants by speaking to and telling the crowd of complicit Zionist war criminals within its midst that British Columbians support the bloody, genocidal actions of the state of Israel against the defenceless people of Gaza, Palestine. 
 
By your own actions you are telling the world, not just B.C., that all the citizens of this great province support the ongoing slaughter of children and women and men in Gaza, and in doing so you not only are betraying the trust of British Columbians but committing an act of treason against your country.
 
The state of Israel is the most belligerent, blood-thirsty, zealously racist, rogue, apartheid nation on the face of the planet; one that’s been illegally and irrationally stealing territory from the rightful owners of the land since its inception in 1948, using murder and genocide and terror of the defenceless Palestinian people as its primary aim, all with the intention of driving the Palestinians out of their own territory so that Israel can gain control of the land and all its resources.
 
Israel has herded the Palestinians into concentration camps like Gaza and then imposed outrageously unjust restrictions upon their freedoms so as to make them dependent upon the  Israeli state for all basic necessities like water, food, medical supplies and education. 
 
As this unjustifiable carnage and slaughter continues and the world’s media, controlled by the Zionist Jews, continues to pump out its lies and anti-Palestinian propaganda on a 24/7 basis, people around the world are rising up to protest the crimes of Israel against their helpless victims, finally realizing from all the blatant, astounding destruction and death, that this Jews-only, supremacist state is not only a threat to peace in the Middle East but the number one stumbling block to peace around the world.
 
As a citizen of the province of B.C. from before the time that you were born I strongly object to the fact that you’ve assumed the right to speak on my behalf and attempted to tell the Jewish Zionist community of Vancouver that all of British Columbia is in full support of Israel’s illegal, immoral, illogical and ill-conceived actions toward the people of Gaza. Nothing could be further from the truth. Your complicity in this matter is beyond the pale of anything resembling a humanitarian, statesman-like approach to a conflict that’s been the bane of civilized people for the past sixty-six years of Israel’s existence as an independent member of the world’s nations.
 
Your callous and crude display of feigned allegiance to the racist, murderous actions of Israel, all based upon the lie that “Israel has the right to defend itself” by slaughtering innocent men, women and children, will go down in history as yet one more example of how the mighty have fallen for the lies of World Jewry’s insidious, ongoing propaganda. 
 
I cannot tell you just how ashamed I am of you and your government for having taken this political stance in your unabashed support for war crimes committed by the state of Israel. As head of B.C.’s elected government you’ve added your name and the name of the B.C. Liberal Party to a growing list of undisguised, shameless traitors and sycophants who, like Prime Minister Stephen Harper, have dragged Canada’s former reputation as a peace-loving nation down into the gore and blood and rubble and terror that is Gaza today. 
 
Were you a true Christian I would advise you to fall down on your knees and pray to God to forgive you for your gross stupidity and lack of compassion. Even as a single mother who presumably loves her child, the notion that you can stand up in public and brazenly support a tribe of racist, self-serving malcontents who are sacrificing and slaughtering little children by the hundreds, is beyond comprehension for anyone, Christian or otherwise, who has and who loves their own children and grandchildren.
 
It begs the question Christie Clark: for what price have you sold your soul to this Machiavellian agenda that political Zionism has created around the world? We all, by now, realize the inordinate influence of the Jewish lobby and the “power of their purse” as well as the absolute media control that they have here in Canada and around the globe, all of which only makes them that much more delusional, believing in their own rabbinically induced phantasy that they are somehow, “God’s chosen people” destined to become the heirs to not only all of Palestine but to the planet itself. They obviously have chosen of their own accord to assume such a mantle of malicious intent and ill-will and mask it behind their endless lies and media cover ups which you, in your servile display of flattery and obsequiousness before the crowd assembled at the Temple Sholom synagogue in Vancouver have only helped to exacerbate.
 
Your pretentiousness and arrogance in thinking that by aligning your party and the province with this dark, sinister, demonic and evil presence you will somehow gain any positive benefits for B.C. or your party is both ill-conceived and erroneous. You’ve only brought shame and disgrace to our province and shown the world that you and your Liberal party are nothing more than complicit, guilty war criminals deserving of nothing less than to be removed from office and banished from Canada forever.   
 

Sincerely,

 
 
Arthur Topham
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Letter to the Editor: Subverting justice via Injunctions: the Naniamo example

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Dear Editor,

On Thursday, April 3, I was privileged to be present for one of the more interesting criminal proceeding in the Nanaimo courthouse. As I’ve noted in previous articles, justice can be perverted and circumvented by our court system, especially with respect to injunctions requested by corporations and governments ramming through unpopular developments.

Back in October, 2013 some of the people opposed to a 350-lot subdivision being inserted into one of the last coastal Douglas fir biogeoclimatic zones, inserted ourselves into the operation. We’d expected only to have a photo op for the media to express our concerns. When the “owner” became physically abusive to one of the demonstrators, the workers decided to honour our picket line, resulting in the owner preferring charges against us, singling out former realtor and sometimes political candidate Brunie Brunie.

The developer had her charged with interference, asked the court to award court costs and money to cover his losses at the stopped work, and an injunction to find people guilty of contempt of court who interfere with his future clear-cutting. The latter charge effectively does away with rights recognized as far back as the Magna Carta in 1215, the right to presumed innocence. With the contempt charge, a court is allowed to presume guilt, overriding all other considerations.

Brunie could have fought the charges, because they were wrong on several counts (dates and times, as well as actual events described on the charge sheet, were simply wrong). Various lawyers and liberals advised her to do so. But she decided on a much more daring and risky course. She counter-sued the developer and asked the court for an injunction against him.

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Besides risking having to pay court costs and fines and do jail time, this meant spending many hours in the law library learning how to present her argument in court. Not surprisingly,  no lawyers would consider the case without a fee.

Brunie based her case on three main legal points.

The developer’s lawyer had told the court there was no general opposition to the project. Brunie presented a petition gathered by the Linley Valley Preservation Society (LVPS), signed by over 6000 residents of Nanaimo, refuting that claim.

Secondly, the developer claimed they had done all the environmental studies necessary to show there was no harm to the ecosystem from inserting 350 fiberboard houses.

While noting the developer’s study had taken less than a week to complete, Brunie provided a study commissioned by the LVPS through the Duncan-based Ursus Environmental Consulting. Their baseline bio-inventory assessment studied the valley for over six months. They recorded at least four red-listed bird and plant species and a couple of blue-listed. The report also notes that the coastal Douglas fir biogeoclimatic system itself, because of extensive logging, is endangered. Ninety-eight per cent of it is gone.

None of these issues were considered in the developer’s required study.

The third argument was on the issue of trespass. As a descendent of Haida and Coastal Salish peoples, Brunie declared her right to enter her ancestral land. And that under the law, if a greater wrong is being committed she was within her rights to interfere with destruction of habitat. Her main point was there was never any consultation with the First Nations, two of which, the Sny-ny-meux and the Sna-na-was, have used the area traditionally. This consultation is required in the BC Environmental Assessment Act as well as in British and Canadian law.

After the judge listened to the developer’s lawyer explain for an hour and twenty minutes why he considered these arguments irrelevant, Brunie was allowed to speak. She attempted to give the judge her legal brief which she had prepared that explained these points, but he refused to accept them because he said he already had enough information from the developer’s lawyer (to render a judgment?).

About ten minutes into her presentation, the judge interrupted Brunie in mid-sentence to explain he didn’t need to hear any more, as he would not be granting her an injunction. He’d made up his mind so there was no reason to continue.

Brunie was able to argue that she at least had the right to present another few minutes of testimony, but the obviously bored judge made no attempt to question her further. Perhaps the six of us in the gallery with Brunie’s posters made him hesitate.

The judge didn’t jail her or order her to pay court costs. But as is usual in cases of contempt-of-court injunctions, only corporations or governments need apply.

Jim Erkiletian

Naniamo, B.C.

Jim Erkiletian erkil@telus.net

ReThink 911 Canada Tour kicks off in Prince George, B.C. March 13, 2014 7:00 pm

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Rights and Freedoms Bulletin, Arthur Topham, B’nai Brith & Palestine by Christopher di Armani

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Read the complete Bulletin here:
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Christopher di Armani
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I’ve been writing about Arthur Topham’s case for a while now, primarily because his case shows the extremes to which our police and government will go to trample on our Right to Freedom of Speech.

With the repeal of Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, those who despise our Right to Freedom of Speech, as guaranteed under Section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, have no choice but to use another law that must also be repealed: Section 319(2) of the Criminal Code of Canada. Here is the entire section of law that is currently “dealing with” the so-called public menace known as Arthur Topham and his website, RadicalPress.com.

319. (1)
Every one who, by communicating statements in a public place, incites hatred against any identifiable group where such incitement is likely to lead to a breach of the peace if guilty of
(a) an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years; or
(b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

(2)
Every one who, by communicating statements, other than in private conversation, wilfully promotes hatred against and identifiable group is guilty of
(a) an indictable offence and is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years; or
(b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.
(3) No person shall be convicted of an offence under subsection (2)
(a) if he establishes that the statements communicated were true;
(b) if, in good faith, he expressed or attempted to establish by argument an opinion on a religious subject;
(c) if the statements were relevant to any subject of public interest, the discussion of which was for the public benefit, and if on reasonable grounds he believed them to be true; or
(d) if, in good faith, he intended to point out, for the purpose of removal, matters producing or tending to produce feelings of hatred toward an identifiable group in Canada.

Definition of “identifiable group”

318 (4) In this section, “identifiable group” means any section of the public distinguished by colour, race, religion, ethnic origin or sexual orientation.
What is important to note about charges under Section 318 (advocating genocide) and 319 (public incitement of hatred) is that a person can ONLY be charged with these offenses if the Attorney General of the province agrees.

318 (3) & 319 (6)

No proceeding for an offence under subsection (2) shall be instituted without the consent of the Attorney General.

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Arthur Topham expresses his opinions on a variety of social issues, much as I do here in the pages of Canadian Rights and Freedoms Bulletin each week. He has a Right to express those views, regardless of whether or not anyone else on the planet agrees with him. Expressing an opinion that is “approved of ” by the majority should NEVER be the test for Freedom of Speech. Should it be, we may never have learned the Earth is round, for that very thought was considered heretical in its early days.

An unpopular idea, no matter how it is expressed, must not be criminalized. Doing so only guarantees our collective ignorance and bigotry against those who “do not think like us”… whatever that is supposed to mean.

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The greater Vancouver area transit system is run by a consortium called TransLink. This group routinely seeks tax hikes on gasoline to generate revenue for themselves and their spending addiction, but that’s a story for another time and another section of this Bulletin.

TransLink recently made headlines for another reason. They accepted a series of ads that are called controversial and, if B’nai Brith Canada is to be believed, violate Translink’s own policy on acceptable advertising.

A press release issued by B’nai Brith said the following:

August 28, 2013, Toronto – Translink has become the latest platform for anti-Israel agitators by allowing misleading ads to appear on its Vancouver buses, says B’nai Brith Canada.

“There are many reasons why Translink should exercise its corporate discretion and refuse to carry the ads,” commented Frank Dimant, CEO of B’nai Brith Canada. Clearly, the advertisements are misleading and designed to deceive the public as to both the real history of Palestine as well as the facts on the ground today. The ads are designed to lead viewers to conclude that Israel is the culprit – contrary to Translink’s advertising policies against ads which are “demeaning, derogatory, exploitative and unfair comment or representation of a group of persons”.

“The true intent of the ad campaign becomes clear if the groups behind the ads are examined. In fact Translink’s policy requires that the advertisers identity be revealed. Rabid anti-Israel groups including CanPalNet and Independent Jewish Voices have come together as part of their ongoing attempt to Demonize, Denigrate and Delegitimatize the only democratic state in the Middle East – the 3 d’s in the latest evolution of anti-semitism.

“The ad is just one more attempt to literally wipe Israel off the map thereby making common cause with terrorist entities like Hamas or Hezbollah. We encourage members of the community to write to Translink and let them know that such a vicious campaign is not welcome and should be stopped by pulling the ads immediately.”

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That’s an interesting press release, to say the least. As noted on the previous page of this edition of Canadian Rights and Freedoms Bulletin, Quesnel, BC, resident Arthur Topham is currently on trial for allegedly expressing “anti-jewish” thoughts and opinions as is his Right under Section 2 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. For the crime of expressing his personal thoughts and opinions on the internet, Arthur Topham faces charges under Section 319(2) of the Criminal Code of Canada, in what many call a violation of his Charter Section 2 Rights.

Given the B’nai Brith interpretation of the ads currently running on TransLink ad space, a reasonable person might think the individuals and groups behind the ads must also be charged for “wilfully promoting hatred against an identifiable group”, but they are not. Nor should they be.

As Robyn Urback wrote in the National Post,

“The suggestion that criticism of Israel necessarily amounts to hatred of its supporters is a ridiculous position.” If a person or group cannot express his, her or their opinions on public policy and/or current events (as the poor citizens of Vietnam as noted in last week’s Rights and Freedoms Bulletin) then Freedom of Speech simply does not exist.

That Jewish groups are incensed by someone saying things they don’t like is their right, but their crass attempts at censorship only exposes their hypocrisy and double-standards for all to see. It’s perfectly okay for Jewish groups like B’nai Brith to comment on the actions of others, yet the shoe must never be on the other foot?

Let’s not be quite that absurd, okay? If you cannot handle someone saying something you don’t like, you need to grow up.

Freedom of Speech is and must always remain a two-way street.
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RCMP Corruption, Judicial Chicanery & Small Town Nepotism: The Bizarre Case of Robert White-Erickson by Arthur Topham

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“What has transpired since I complained about the malicious actions performed by my neighbours, has morphed into a massive character-assassination attempt, labelling me a Domestic Terrorist by Government officials, as they continue their attempt to subdue, subvert and suppress any opportunity for me to defend myself and expose their corruption and cover-ups. It is blatantly obvious, these individuals will stop at nothing to cover up their crimes and shift blame for their wrong-doing towards me.”

~ Robert Erickson, yet another victim of RCMP corruption and collusion.

RadPress Editor

Editor’s Background Notes

It’s not surprising news these days that the RCMP and similar police force members across Canada have gained a reputation for brutal violence and lethal abuse of citizens who happen to get caught in their dragnets for whatever reason. We all saw the results in the killing of Robert Dziekanski at the Vancouver International Airport back in 2007 by the RCMP; only last month we witnessed the heinous and disgusting case in Alberta where a young female dentist, Dr. Simona Tibu was beaten and sexually assaulted on her way to work by a sheriff; we still are awaiting a public inquiry into the alleged murder of a young B.C. woman by Quesnel RCMP officers that was witnessed by a local resident and then covered up by all levels of government. Further examples abound of cases of corruption involving the RCMP and the Judicial Court System in B.C. including the Jack Cram case going back to the mid-1990’s and the more recent example of RCMP and Court collusion in the Jim Townsend story which was extensively covered in the RadicalPress.com website back in 2012 in a series of articles including this one and this one and this one.

Given the above examples and many more that I haven’t the space to mention I’m still forced to confess that the following report is literally so bizarre that more than once during the course of putting it together I was faced with serious doubts as to the authenticity of all I was told and shown by Robert White-Erickson, the man who contacted Radical Press sometime ago regarding his criminal charges. Since then I’ve interviewed White-Erickson on a number of occasions via telephone and email.

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Were it not for his presence of mind and his determination to keep detailed records of all of the instances and acts of willful collusion by not only the RCMP and the courts but also those individuals in the village of McBride who were responsible in one way or another for instigating all the alleged offences which the police then acted upon without solid evidence, it would have been virtually impossible to accept that the whole series of events actually took place.

The degree of deliberate deception that appears to have been consciously committed by Cst. Peter Berndsen and his Commanding officer, Cpl. Kennedy with respect to the brutal beating and subsequent torture experienced by Robert White-Erickson on June 19th, 2012, on first glance appears incomprehensible, yet, given all the evidence that White-Erickson has provided to Radical Press during the course of my interviews with him it now takes on the appearance of a massive cover-up of immense and sinister proportions.

If nothing else, it is hoped that what Robert White-Erickson has revealed of this incident will somehow inspire others, be they mainstream media journalists, independent researchers or alternative media publishers to investigate the story further so it doesn’t get side-tracked and lost in the endless maze of news stories that appear daily on the net.

Were it not for his presence of mind and determination to keep detailed records of all of the instances and acts of harassment, stalking and willful collusion by not only the RCMP and the courts but also those individuals in the village of McBride who were responsible in one way or another for instigating all the alleged offences which the police then acted upon without solid evidence, it would have been virtually impossible to accept that the whole series of events actually took place.

The degree of deliberate deception that appears to have been consciously committed by Cst. Peter Berndsen and his Commanding officer, Cpl. Kennedy with respect to the brutal beating and subsequent torture experienced by Robert White-Erickson on June 19th, 2012, at first glance appears incomprehensible, yet, given all the evidence that White-Erickson has provided to Radical Press during the course of my interviews with him it now takes on the appearance of a massive cover-up of immense and sinister proportions.

If nothing else, it is hoped that what Robert White-Erickson has revealed of this incident will inspire others, be they mainstream media journalists, independent researchers or alternative media publishers to investigate the story further so it doesn’t get side-tracked and lost in the endless maze of news stories that appear daily on the net. At this point it is far from over.

When I realized how much information White-Erickson had in his possession and the manner in which he was being treated by both the police and the courts I suggested he create a web blog and post all his corroborating evidence so investigators and the general public might have a source to access independent of what the mainstream media and spokespersons for the RCMP and the Attorney General’s office might attempt to offer in explanation for this, thus far, hidden case of yet more RCMP corruption and brutality. Mr. White-Erickson (hereafter referred to as Robert Erickson in this report) took heed of my suggestion and has taken on the additional effort of creating a blog site while at the same time working around the clock to prepare for his upcoming trial to be held in McBride, B.C. on the 12th and 13th of September, 2013 less than a week from publication of this report. The blog, which is in the beginning states of construction, can be found at the following address: http://rubiconcrossroad.wordpress.com/

Arthur Topham
Editor
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A Back-to-the-Lander’s Nighmare begins

By 2008 Robert Erickson was done with city life. His dry-cleaning business in Squamish, B.C. had provided him with a good living and a few years before he had bought a home in the prestigious Brackendale area. But being a man of strong convictions and principles, who also took an avid interest in world affairs, he also spent time studying and researching global events, politics and finance, all of which added to his growing awareness of the temper of the times we live in and eventually culminated in his decision to get out of the big city environment and relocate to somewhere in the province where he and his girlfriend Michelle MacDonald might escape the incessant crying of police and ambulance sirens, the violence and drug culture and city gangs and find some seclusion and peace of mind in a more moderate, environmentally friendly area where the air was still fresh, the water clean and the soil organic enough to grow their own food.

But never in his wildest dreams did Robert Erickson ever think that by selling his business and moving with his girlfriend up to what he thought was the quaint and quiet community of McBride in northeast B.C. and joining one of the local Christian churches that he would soon end up being harassed, stalked, falsely accused, beaten up and tortured by the local RCMP detachment and then repeatedly jailed on numerous fabricated criminal charges that subsequently forced him to deal with the realities of a corrupt and compromised police and judicial system intent on turning his dream of a simple, sustainable lifestyle into a living nightmare.

The whole absurd spectacle of injustice began on August 31, 2010 when Erickson and his girlfriend, Michelle MacDonald first moved into their modest home in McBride, B.C. that Robert had purchased back in 2009.

A friend of theirs came up from the coast about a month later for a visit and while there he and Erickson were out in the backyard when his friend noticed that the neighbour across the back alleyway had some fancy siding on her garage. Seeing as the woman was out doing some landscaping in her yard he decided to engage in a friendly conversation with her about the siding. Little did Robert realize that this harmless, neighbourly gesture on the part of his buddy would be the beginning of three years of a legal hell on earth for himself and his girlfriend Michelle MacDonald; one that would eventually culminate in the destruction of their relationship.

Upon approaching Robert’s neighbour to ask her about the siding she became extremely vexatious toward the two of them, displaying inexplicable anger. They immediately backed off and it wasn’t until some time later that Robert was able to discover that the woman was suffering from mental problems exacerbated by the fact that her son had just recently been convicted of First Degree murder.

Nothing further came of the incident until the following spring when Robert was out cleaning his up his backyard, burning leaves and assorted organic matter in a regulation fire pit. During the cleanup Robert noticed his neighbour sitting in her vehicle staring at him for some time then suddenly driving off and giving him the “finger”. A few minutes later, as Robert informed Radical Press, “approximately four members of the McBride Volunteer Fire Department arrived explaining that the distraught neighbour had filed a complaint against me.  They requested me to extinguish the fire and I complied and they left.  Minutes later, a member of the Fire Department arrived again, explaining that the neighbour had filed another complaint.  The Fire Department member realized there was no danger, shook his head in frustration and drove off.  Moments later, the neighbour having returned home, approached me, yelling obscenities and threatening to “kick my ass and kill me.”

Fed up with his neighbour’s abusive behaviour Mr. Erickson decided to call the local RCMP detachment and report her threatening, aggressive behaviour to the authorities. Erickson did this on April 25th, 2011. When he called the station all he got was busy signals so the next day he approached Cst. Berndsen at the McBride Trading Company and reported the threats to Cst. Peter Berndsen and asked him to look into the matter. For whatever reasons Cst. Berndsen never responded to Robert’s complaint regarding his neighbour’s bizarre behaviour. Thus the nascent beginnings of what was to grow into a major abuse of process, power and cover-up first began.

The next incident occurred around July 15th, 2011 when Robert discovered that some of his other neighbours (two females) who were renting a home adjacent to his property had began to build a driveway and that the contractor they had hired for the job was dumping aggregate on his property without Robert’s permission; aggregate that he knew was chemically treated. When he approached the man and asked him not dump the material on his property and also asked to see any building or variance permits that would allow for such actions he was again greeted with rude and disrespectful reactions by both the contractor and his neighbours. It also didn’t take a lot of deliberation on Robert’s part to realize that the contractor was also on friendly terms with his other neighbour who he had recently filed a complaint against with the local RCMP.

Seeing as no one was willing to be civil about the matter Robert went to the McBride Village District Office and filed a formal complaint while at the same time requesting information about whether or not the parties in question had obtained a permit for constructing the driveway. The clerk in the office couldn’t or wouldn’t help him and also acknowledged that she hadn’t received any permit applications from the property owner, the contractor, or the two neighbours renting the home.

When Robert got back to his home Cst. Berndsen of the McBride RCMP detachment was waiting there and began interrogating him after informing Erickson that the contractor had called the police and alleged that Robert had threatened him with violence. Erickson explained to the Cst. what had happened and no charges were laid against him but it was plainly obvious at that point the contractor’s allegations had been made under false pretenses and also that the police were willing to go along with the contractor’s spurious claim.

Not long after this incident on July 22nd, 2011 rainwater began to leach from his neighbour’s illegally constructed driveway and flood Erickson’s property. In order to rectify or cover up the incident his neighbours had called someone who worked for the Corporation of McBride Yard Works and was a McBride Volunteer Fire Department member and they arrived with a front end loader and proceeded to once again dump more chemically treated dirt on Robert’s property necessitating further problems with the Yard Works department. As the area was close to Robert’s garden he could only conjecture that his neighbours’ actions were designed to anger him so that he would say or do something which they in turn could try and use against him in order to press criminal charges.

In August Jeff Wagner had come to help Robert with some work on his home and had his truck full of tools. It was during this time period that they were again aggressively accosted verbally by the same woman who Robert had filed a complaint against with RCMP Cst. Peter Berndsen. This time, on top of her verbal insults, the woman also had the audacity to scratched the word “asshole” into the paint on Mr. Wagner’s truck in what was plainly a blatant and intentionally malicious act designed, for some as yet unknown reason, to create further discord.

The next event occurred when his two renter neighbours called the RCMP and tried to have Robert arrested for allegedly cutting the electric cord to the heater plug that hung out the front of their vehicle. In response to their call a Cst. Nathan Fox came and inspected the cord and informed the couple that it was just old and corroded. He didn’t charge Robert with any act of vandalism but later, unbeknownst to Robert, went to his girlfriend Michelle MacDonald’s place of work and interrogated her regarding the incident.

Finally, in late December of 2011, the same two women renting the property next door called the RCMP again alleging that Robert had tried to assault them while he was out shovelling snow off his walkway. Once more Cst. Berndsen arrived at Robert’s home and began interrogating him regarding the accusation. Having had the prescience of mind after all the previous incidents of vexatious allegations and harassment Erickson had gone to the trouble and expense of installing video surveillance cameras around his home and it was then that he told Cst. Berndsen he was being recorded by one of the cameras he had located around his property.  As Robert put it, when Cst. Berndsen noticed the camera, he “about-faced’ and made a hasty exit towards the RCMP Suburban and as he departed, said: “I wasn’t here and didn’t see anything”.

As in all the other previous claims of wrong doing Robert was not charged with assault for the simple reason that there was no proof or evidence to support the most recent claim made against him.  The two complainants had used fictitious allegations and false accusations and even though this was plainly evident Cst. Berndsen still failed to charge the two of them for having colluding in an obvious attempt to coerce him to press false charges against Erickson.  As Robert put it to Radical Press, “Cst. Berndsen’s failure to perform his duties and charge them for violating sections of the C.C.C., clearly indicated his intent, which was to protect them as well as his own involvement with their schemes to stalk, harass and bully me.  Once they became aware of the cameras on my property their scandalous dirty tricks to have me arrested on false charges were foiled.”

RCMP abuse and cover up take on a whole new dimension

It appears that a relative period of peace ensued during the winter interlude that lasted until March of 2012 when Robert’s other neighbour, the woman who first initiated all the subsequent events in this story, tried to run him down with her Jeep Cherokee while he was walking to the Post Office. As before Erickson reported this attempt on his life to Cst. Berndsen and while doing so had two witnesses present with him but, just as with his first complaint, Cst. Berndsen once again failed to follow up on Robert’s complaint and investigate the incident, again leading Robert to conclude that the officer was in fact condoning their behaviour or else colluding with his attackers for some reason.

The shyte finally hit the proverbial fan on June 19th, 2012 when his estranged neighbour made a 9-1-1 call to the RCMP detachment just after midnight alleging that Robert was out in his back yard screaming and hollering, playing extremely loud music, shooting off a rifle and generally disturbing the peace. This is where the two paths; one of truth and justice and the other of subterfuge and crime parted ways and the relatively harmless incidents prior to then took on a much more sinister and dangerous aspect.

Cst. Berndsen arrived at Robert Erickson’s house alone without a warrant, entered the premises and proceeded to beat him, choke him and then arrest him for Breach of the Peace. In Robert’s own words he described the incident thus:

“After a long day of working on the renovations Michelle and I and our guest Jeff Wagner had a nice meal followed by an evening of social discourse. Around 10:30 pm Michelle went to bed as she had to get up early for work the next morning. Jeff and I continued our discussions further until close to midnight when he retired and I decided to clean up the kitchen before doing likewise. While I was near the kitchen window I noticed a flashlight shining in the front yard. The streetlight outside was out at that time because of a malfunction and in the darkness the flashlight was easily visible.  Thinking there could be a thief breaking into Mr. Wagner’s work truck and stealing tools, I opened the front door to investigate. That’s when Cst. Berndsen suddenly entered my house.

He grabbed me by the throat, dragged me into the bedroom, threw me on the bed, scaring Ms. MacDonald to death, and threatened to beat me if I moved.  Cst. Berndsen is formidably sized, standing approximately 6’6″ and weighing around 250 lbs.  He then raided the entire house for anything he could find that might incriminate me, knowing that he needed something to support the unsubstantiated, fabricated lies of my neighbours.  Eventually, he found a pellet gun and confiscated it for evidence. This act of theft and asportation by Cst. Berndsen was apparently needed to create evidence supporting his neighbour’s fictitious claims.

After Cst. Berndsen obtained what he needed, he cranked his handcuffs around my wrists so tight they were bleeding. I believe he did this intentionally, tempting me to act out against him, so he could create more charges against me.  Cst. Berndsen was aware he needed to force me to retaliate, because the Breach of Peace charge was false, fictional and fabricated with no proof, evidence or merit.  Cst. Berndsen became frustrated when I didn’t retaliate in front of any witnesses during the arrest to give him the excuse or alibi he needed to justify his actions.

Cst. Berndsen waited until we arrived at the RCMP Detachment, then proceeded to punch, choke, assault and beat me while I was handcuffed and defenceless.  He must have thought the public wouldn’t see it and he wouldn’t get caught, as he was the only officer on duty at time of night and there were no auxiliary guards there either. Possibly he thought that I might attack him so he could fabricate further charges against me.  During my incarceration Cst. Berndsen intentionally left the handcuffs on so I would suffer excruciating pain even though I was already locked up behind bars.  He forced me to starve, freeze, suffer the incessantly loud noise of a 24hr. fan, the blinding of a 24hr. spotlight and the inability to sleep during incarceration. Because of these torture tactics my wrists suffered nerve damage that I am still having to contend with.

Ultimately, Cst. Berndsen fabricated three (3) additional charges after the Breach of Peace charge while I was incarcerated.  Two (2) counts of Uttering Threats to Cst. Berndsen and One (1) count of mischief.  Cst. Berndsen failed to explain how I broke any laws, while he covertly added on these additional charges.”

At this point in the story it’s imperative that readers understand just how totally contradictory the two versions of Robert Erickson’s arrest truly are. In order to juxtapose Robert’s version of his arrest with that of the RCMP’s I would suggest that readers view the following report submitted by Cst. Berndsen. It flies in the face of everything that Robert Erickson has stated and also contradicts the statements in the form of legal affidavits which both Michelle McDonald and Jeff Wagner both submitted on Robert’s behalf attesting to what took place on the evening of June 18th, 2012 leading up to the subsequent events which transpired after the arrival of Cst. Berndsen around 12:30 am on June 19th. It’s as if we are talking about two completely different incidents and it quite frankly boggles the mind to have to entertain the idea that the police report on this incident could be so diametrically opposite that which Erickson and not only two immediate witnesses, but others as well, have submitted to the contrary.

Is this for freakin’ real?!!!

One can only shake their head in utter disbelief and exclaim: Is this for freakin’ real?!!! Is this what really goes on in McBride, B.C. (and in so many other rural and urban centres around Canada) under the auspices of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s mandate to “serve and protect”? Surely there has to be some mistake here; some reasonable explanation; something logical that would justify to a person’s common sense how a member of the RCMP could instigate such a horrendous act of physical abuse on a prisoner whose hands are tied and unable to defend themselves? But, of course, it isn’t a mistake, and in fact it’s only a foreshadowing of more to come as Robert Erickson’s tale of police abuse, cover up and collusion continues to unfold.

Following Cst. Berndsen’s power-tripping, sadistic attack upon Mr. Erickson he then locks him up in a cell and proceeds to “guard” him as Erickson, all the while, pleads and struggles to have the excruciatingly painful steel handcuffs removed. Unable to even unzip his fly when he had to go to the bathroom Erickson was forced to urinate on the cell floor, an act that could easily have been prevented had he not been handcuffed, yet now is being used as further justification on the part of the RCMP and the courts to charge the victim with still another sham count of “mischief”.  This went on until 6:30 am when another officer came in for duty. But even then Cst. Berndsen didn’t remove Erickson’s handcuffs but made him wait a couple of hours more before finally removing them and even then he commanded Erickson to stick his hands through the small opening in the cell door and then proceeded to wrench and twist on the handcuffs for about fifteen minutes causing additional pain and anguish to the victim. When he finally removed the cuffs and Robert stood up he was able to see through the small window opening and noted that Cpl. Kennedy had been standing next to Cst. Berndsen all the while this abuse of Erickson was taking place.

Robert Erickson is then held in jail until Cpl. Kennedy, Berndsen’s superior officer transports Robert to Prince George, B.C. Throughout the whole of the trip which takes a few hours Cpl. Kennedy refused to give Erickson any water to drink even though it was a hot, dry day. Upon arriving at the police station in Prince George Erickson is held in a cell until a duty counsel comes in and tells him he’s going to act on Erickson’s behalf. Erickson objects telling him that he will act on his own behalf (as is his legal right) and then demands that he be allowed to appear before a judge (again his legal right) but the police obviously don’t want Erickson appearing in a public courtroom given his physical appearance where his eye is black and swollen and bruise marks are visible around his neck and cuts on his wrists. Erickson is told that he has to sign the Bail of Recognizance document before being released but he refuses stating that he acknowledges having had it read to him and is willing to accept a copy and adhere to the bail restrictions but is unwilling to agree in writing to the charges. They finally released him and his girlfriend Michelle picked him up and they immediately return to McBride.

Sometime after Robert Erickson returned to McBride he did what any normal, sane person would do under such circumstances – he filed a complaint with RCMP Complaints Commissioner Bob Paulson, the man appointed by PM Stephen Harper back in November of 2011 to oversee and put a stop to just the types of increasing Canada-wide acts of gross abuse and injustice as Mr. Erickson had only recently experienced.

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Robert Erickson, after submitting his nine page complaint, on November 23, 2012 later followed up by sending additional correspondence to Commissioner Bob Paulson requesting a reply. The result? There was nothing in the way of any formal acknowledgment of his letter to the Complaints Commissioner. Instead, Cpl. Kennedy, Cst. Berndsen’s friend, colleague and commanding officer, was, as Erickson informed Radical Press, eventually “tasked by the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP to investigate the complaint against Cst. Berndsen.”  In other words and par for the course, the fox was once more charged with overseeing the mayhem within the chicken coop caused by his cunning brother vulpes in yellow stripes, Cst. Peter Berndsen.

Rather than Cpl. Kennedy dealing directly with this blatant assault upon Erickson, Robert concluded that it was, “…obvious, throughout the investigations, Cpl. Kennedy was perpetuating the cover-up of Cst. Berndsen’s wrong-doings and has not answered, replied, refuted, rebutted, or responded to any of my correspondence, statements or questions.  Cpl. Kennedy, by his silence and refusal to cooperate with the investigations, his failure to provide proof or evidence, follow procedure of law, due diligence or due process, clearly has indicated his own involvement in all this scandalous corruption.”

It must be mentioned at this point that McBride is a small community of approximately 400 souls that has neither a Court Registry nor a presiding judge, nor any law offices available and so all legal matters automatically revert to the closest urban centre providing legal services to British Columbians, that being, Prince George. And that is where Robert Erickson ended up for his first court appearance but never was given the chance to appear before a judge at that time. According to Robert’s statement regarding this event the Crown Prosecutor, Mr. Geoff McDonald, “Immediately dropped the Breach of Peace charge, as it was apparently obvious there was no substantiating evidence to support the charge that was initially and  intentionally used as a gateway to create and fabricate the additional charges.  The decision to drop the Breach of Peace charge, clearly established the intent to use the charge as a means for set-ups and entrapments to ultimately fabricate additional charges.

The Court imposed a Recognizance of Bail against me. In the Recognizance of Bail, I was now under house arrest and ordered to have no contact directly or indirectly with any of the three people who had laid the complaints.  The Recognizance of Bail is a trap, set up to prevent me from following due process and the procedure of law by requesting an Examination for Discovery from the three people involved who now happen to be key Crown witnesses.  The Crown doesn’t want me to investigate these witnesses on record.  The Crown is not willing to follow the procedure of law or due process, because the gaping hole they have dug is so deep, they need to do everything possible to cover it up.”

Along with the setting of bail the Court ordered Robert Erickson to report once a week to a Bail Supervisor in McBride. Realizing that McBride has no Court Registry or any lawyers Robert requested that the supervisor provide him with a Provisional Curfew Exemption, a document that would allow Erickson to travel to areas where he might seek counsel. The Bail Supervisor flatly refused to provide him with such a document. As Robert put it, “The Bail Supervisor’s abuse of power is an obvious indication she is willing to perpetuate the injustices, crimes and scandalous dirty tricks committed by a carefully orchestrated, sophisticated network colluding together.

Keeping me trapped in McBride has forced me to defend myself, prevented me from preparing a proper defence and provided another scheming opportunity for the Court, the RCMP and other key individuals to attempt further assassinations of my character.  The Government of Canada has recently character profiled those who defend themselves in Court as Domestic Terrorists and Crown Prosecutor Geoff McDonald in the transcripts of my hearing as well as in unsolicited letters sent to me unabashedly goes out of his way to label me in this regard.”

Given this preposterous scenario it’s difficult to comprehend, yet clearly evident, that Crown Prosecutor Geoff McDonald not only placed Mr. Erickson in serious legal jeopardy by forcing him to remain stuck in McBride without any means of obtaining counsel or legal advise but on top of all that had the brazen audacity to actually send Robert an unsolicited letter claiming that he was a “silly, ridiculous, absurd, paranoid terrorist that wastes everyone’s time.”

Responding to this bizarre ad hominem attack upon himself by Crown Prosecutor McDonald, Robert told Radical Press, “Mr. McDonald, in his frustration, has lowered himself to name calling, which should raise some serious public concerns, as the continuous defamation and character-assassination, on record, seems to be his only strategy for prosecution.”

The last two strikes (so far)

Two further incidents of vital importance need to be mentioned in this report, both of which are intrinsic to it and relevant in the sense that they highlight even further the degree of malfeasance that occurs when attempts are made to cover up one crime by committing additional wrong-doing.

Robert Erickson was now trapped in McBride basically under house arrest and unable to get away for more than part of a day. But that apparently wasn’t good enough for the local RCMP and whomever else in the small community didn’t want him to remain even relatively free while awaiting his upcoming trial  scheduled for Thursday and Friday of September 12th and 13th, 2012.

When bail restrictions were first imposed on Erickson the time for him to report each Tuesday was deemed by the supervisor to be “flexible”. Robert usually arrived at some point in the morning and reported in but then on one of two separate occasions when he didn’t get there until after the noon hour one of the staff people in the police station told him that he was in breach of his conditions. Robert questioned the person  about it and she then showed him what turned out to be a secret bail agreement that he had not been privy to which said he had to be there by a specific time. Robert obtained a copy of the agreement and then over the course of the week contacted his bail supervisor and others involved in order to straighten out the situation. It obviously didn’t help as the following Tuesday when he arrived around 12:45 pm he found the doors locked (which on more than one occasion was common). He had to go and make a phone call in order to have the doors opened and when he walked into the police station Cpl. Kennedy was waiting for him and immediately arrested Robert for breach of bail and carted him off again to Prince George, this time to the Prince George jail below the court house . When he appeared before another judge he was then told that there were stated time restrictions which he had broken and that he should have known not to arrive too late for reporting in. Robert then explained to the judge that he had never been informed of the fact and had not seen any document stating the precise times nor had he signed anything indicating such. As it turned out the person issuing the bail document hadn’t confirmed these regulations with Erickson and he had the proof that it was that way.

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The final (or should I say latest?) attempt to destroy Robert Erickson’s defence and discredit him was the underhanded efforts by Cpl. Kennedy to turn Robert’s girlfriend against him which, unfortunately, due to the stress incurred over the past two years and more of relentless harassment, stalking, abuse and imprisonment finally proved successful. Having endured the same onerous tactics by the police and courts myself over the past seven years of litigation and knowing just how hard it is on one’s spouse with all the legal proceedings and debilitating effects it creates, it’s not too difficult to understand how Robert and Michelle’s personal relationship finally reached the point where the police were able to entice Michelle into playing along with their intended program of entrapment and through their direct influence were able to persuade Michelle to file charges of criminal harassment and theft against Robert Erickson based upon information given to them by Michelle McDonald.

The result was that on the morning of August 22nd, 2013 Cpl. Kennedy once again arrested Robert Erickson on the two latest charges and he was incarcerated in the McBride jail and then transported back to the P.G. Regional Correctional Centre on August 23rd where he remained in custody until the morning of the 26th when he was taken downtown to another holding cell in the basement of the Prince George Courthouse. After three attempts before a judge where Erickson refused to sign the Bail of Recognizance the judge finally told him that he would not release Robert until he signed it. Under duress Robert signed it and then was released and had to make his way back to McBride via the Greyhound Bus which the court had to cover.

When Robert Erickson finally made it back home around midnight on the night of the 26th and walked into his house he found the place totally ransacked. His safe and computer and all his money and documents were gone along with his former girlfriend and his truck which she had stolen in order to haul away her belongings and some of his. The next day Robert reported the incident to the RCMP and filed charges of theft against Michelle McDonald in order to get his truck back. To date he has not heard a single thing from the police regarding his vehicle and so he’s stuck in McBride now without any means of transport other than his mountain bike.

Concluding remarks

Too many questions remain unanswered regarding the arrest and abuse of Robert Erickson by the RCMP. Cst. Berndsen’s story about empty booze bottles and a drunk and stumbling man screaming and yelling and playing loud music late at night flies in the face of all that Erickson says and Michelle MacDonald and Jeff Wagner have sworn in their affidavits. If Erickson was plastered like Berndsen claims in his report then why did he not administer a breathalyzer test at some point and confirm the fact?

Why too has the Crown Prosecutor in this case Mr. Geoff McDonald displayed such unprofessional behaviour throughout the whole of the litigation process? Why the attempts to try and discredit Robert Erickson at every turn by accusing him of being mentally unstable and trying to associate him with the Freeman on the Land movement and more recently the latest attempt at pigeon-holing anyone who challenges the courts as being part of what is being touted by lawyers and the judiciary as the Organized Pseudo-legal Commercial Argument (OPCA) Litigants?

These and more beg the question as to why the police and the courts are doing their damnedest to destroy this man’s reputation and life.

This report, for all its length, hasn’t covered all of the events that Robert Erickson conveyed to me throughout the many conversations and email exchanges over the past few weeks. There is just too much material to condense into one article but what I have covered, I believe is the gist of all the main components of his case. All that now remains is Robert’s upcoming trial that begins this coming Thursday, September 12th and runs until Friday the 13th. Erickson remains without legal counsel and although he is an articulate man and fairly knowledgeable of the law and the court system experience has shown that the RCMP and the courts will resort to anything and everything in their power to silence and punish anyone who attempts to stand up for their basic human and constitutional rights and who refuses to compromise themselves with corruption and injustice. It is hoped that his story, told here in brief, will somehow help to bring his plight before the eyes of the general public and also act in a positive way to shield Robert Erickson from any further deliberate collusion and abuse.

Those interested in social justice and the growing threat of Canada turning into yet another police state are earnestly requested to pass this report on to as many other websites, publishers and media outlets as possible.

Anyone wishing to contact Robert Erickson can do so by either emailing him at the following address: foghorn.leghorn_175 foghorn.leghorn_175@zoho.com
or else via telephone at 1-604-229-0924

For further information on Robert Erickson’s case please visit his blog at http://rubiconcrossroad.wordpress.com/

The author can be reached at radical@radicalpress.com

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Ground Zero – Burns Lake, B.C. 1000 Drums Rally to Protest Enbridge Pipeline

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BC RCMP Continue Their Criminal Racist Hate Crimes Against Native Paraplegic Helen Michell and Her Husband Frank Martin by Arthur Topham

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The beatings and abuse and injustice never stops.

Helen Michell (shown in the photo above) and also known by her native name Telquaa, and her husband Frank Martin, both B.C. native-born residents, have been the victims of ongoing police brutality, stalking, harassment, racial profiling and hateful prejudice for the past twenty-five years and longer and the abuse continues to this day despite endless attempts at peaceful pleading to all levels of government ranging from the provincial to the federal to International agencies such as the United Nations to have the injustices committed against them halted.

The fact that this tortuous, incessant assault upon two now elderly First Nations people and their family, whose only ‘crime’ over the past decades has been their peaceful and ceaseless support for and advocacy to protect their unceded territories, the natural environment and their way of life as reflected in the wisdom and ways of their traditional hereditary ancestors, begs the question as to the type of justice system being reflected here in British Columbia by these heinous acts of deliberate terrorist against two innocent indigenous people.

What dire threat do these two sovereign-minded individuals pose to the province of B.C. that they have been profiled by the RCMP to the extent they have then subjected to endless attacks based upon either petty vehicle infractions or simply the fact that these victims of police abuse dared to venture out on our public highways?

What’s more astounding yet is the fact that due to all the repeated attacks over the years that have included deliberate acts of forcefully running their vehicle off the road and causing a near fatal accident that left Helen Michell a paraplegic and blind in one eye, these cruel, vindictive “peace officers” who hide their vicious actions behind a mask of police badge and uniform authoritarian legitimacy, are now dragging this same helpless, crippled woman out of her van and beating her, breaking her finger and bruising her body out on the public highway in broad daylight and in view of her children and then, if only to add insult to their despicable injuries, they turn around and deliberately twist the whole affair out of context like some cheap Mossad maneuver and lay charges of criminal assault against Helen, the very victim who they’ve intentionally and wrongfully battered and beaten for the supposed “crime” of not having a goddam signal light that worked properly; an accusation that both Helen and Frank adamantly deny!

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There’s something is extremely vile and wicked with is whole scenario and it’s beyond time that B.C.’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice Shirley Bond stepped in and put a stop to this endless legacy of lunatic behaviour by these belligerent, para-military mercenaries of the state otherwise know as the RCMP before one of these asinine, psychos eventually loses total control and pumps either or both of these innocent people full of lead; a scenario that is becoming more and more prevalent during these times.  An investigation is overdue into who the people are responsible for stalking and threatening and terrorizing these people and that investigation should be commenced by the AG’s office and not any RCMP organizations like the RCMP Complaints Commission.

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The Radical Press has been following the story of Frank and Helen and documenting their ongoing plight with the provincial authorities and their decades long efforts to get their territory located at Maxan Lake in the Burns Lake region of the province returned to them; land that that was stolen from under them back in the 1990’s by the actions of crooked government-elected chiefs and band counsels. In an Interview first published in the now defunct monthly tabloid called The Radical, back in June of 2001 readers can get a good glimpse of the possible reasons why these two indigenous sovereingtists have been subjected to this ongoing abuse for so long. I highly recommend that viewers look at it.

The list of repeated abuses, beatings and harassment is phenomenal and stands as a stark reminder of just how brazen and ugly the so-called justice system truly is here in B.C. if you’re not a member of the dominant, privileged society or a person of wealth and influence. The following story published by RadicalPress.com back on February 27th, 2011 is a vivid account of the life that Frank and Helen are living in Lotus Land, also touted as the most beautiful place on earth to live. It’s not a pretty tale at all. Frank Martin has been subjected to police violence again and again all for the simple crime of standing up for his rights as a free and independent thinker and a man who refuses to buckle under to the oppressively constant pressure to not question the criminal activities of his own “red apple” brothers or those who’ve created the current system of native governance across Turtle Island.

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Almost daily in the controlled media we hear of horror stories of abuse after abuse by estranged RCMP officers who now behave more like the old bolshevik Cheka secret police did in the Soviet Union rather than decent, honest, sensitive protectors of the public. It’s these types of aberrant behaviour on the part of the cops that makes it so plainly obvious to Frank and Helen that the safety of their lives and their family members is becoming more and more precarious as time goes by and sooner or later one of these maniacs with the yellow striped pants will blow yet another fuse and end up murdering either them or their children.

This story is being sent to the mainstream media here in B.C. and elsewhere plus it is going directly to the Attorney General’s office and to Shirley Bond. Will she actually do something about these crimes against Frank and Helen and put an end to legacy of injustice? Let’s find out.
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Helen Michell can be reached at: helen michell telquaa@hotmail.com

And the Beat Goes On: Idle No More, Williams Lake, B.C. January 11, 2013 by Arthur Topham

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January 11, 2013

by Arthur Topham

The weather was bitter cold, the skies bright blue and the drum skins tight as aged birch as the local Idle No More movement gathered at noon in the centrally located Save On parking lot to begin their walk of solidarity through the streets of Williams Lake eventually wending their way toward the government offices where the native chiefs were to deliver their message to PM Harper and to Canada.

It was a mobile place of power and hope that began and ended with the drum beat – the eternally vibrant symbol of the heart of the indigenous people and the land upon which they all depend for their livelihood and their collective identity as a nation. One would be hard pressed to imagine the whole event actually taking place without the accompanying voices of the singers whose chanting and powerfully stirring cries blended as one with the sounds of the drum.

The large crowd – upwards of 150 women, children and men – was a colourful admixture of native and non-native people with the vast majority being representatives of the many diverse nations that exist throughout the region known as the central interior of the province of British Columbia; a vast and beautiful and bountiful territory stretching from the western Pacific shoreline of the Nuxalk Nation to the eastern foothills of the Rocky Mountains. They had all come to gather and to speak as one voice in defence of the land and the water and the air and the myriad of living creatures and inanimate resources that this area of Mother Earth holds and offers to her children – a land now under dire threat of being completely stolen, desecrated and destroyed and sacrificed to Mammon upon the alter of foreign multi-national corporate interests who now control the actions of the federal government of PM Stephen Harper.

The local RCMP were on hand to offer traffic control and oversee the event and all went well in their efforts without any known incidents occurring along the way to the Ministry of Forests offices on Borland Street.

Outside the government offices the crowd again resumed the traditional circle of power and the sounds of the drums and the voices of the people pierced the freezing cold air like waves of arrows carrying their poignant, yet peaceful message of heartfelt concern for the plight of their (and all) people and the outrages being perpetrated against the land and all its life-giving abundance.

After a number of songs and words of encouragement the Chiefs of the various bands throughout the Cariboo-Chilcotin-Shuswap areas entered the building and went up to the third floor to speak their message to those within. The rest of the people remained outside and continued to sing and drum and offer moral support for their leaders as they once again attempted to break through the historic barriers of ignorance and deception that have for centuries prevented any true dialogue and understanding from occurring between the First Nations of Canada and federal government in Ottawa, Ontario.

There were no incidents as the Chiefs entered the outer offices of the Ministry of Forests and those within came out to stand and listen in a courteous and respectful manner as each of the Chiefs spoke forcefully and deeply from their heart about their people, their land and their unqualified, grave and sober concerns about what the federal Conservative government is planning through its Omnibus bill – measures that will undoubtedly seriously affect their lives and their ability to survive as a people.

They spoke about the years and years of seemingly endless “negotiations” that go on and on like the seasons between their nations and the government representatives while at the same time the large corporate interests continue to extract the forests and minerals from their sacred lands in a business as usual fashion.

They spoke about their people and how far too many of them are starving for lack of the basic essentials that they once were able to harvest directly from their land – the salmon which are not returning in the numbers that once were normal; the richness and diversity of the fruits of the land (the berries and medicines) that were once always there, literally for the picking, to be later stored and used throughout the long winters to sustain their people’s health and well being: the timber that once stood tall and robust and gave the people the natural resources with which to build their log homes and heat their hearths and cook their food; the water which is being severely impacted by the gross and never ending expansion of clear cut logging that turns once living eco-systems into barren wastelands which in turn take generations, if not centuries, to renew to their original condition.

Some Chiefs spoke about the growing epidemic of diseases like cancer which are affecting their young people due to the increased reliance upon all the adulterated chemical foodstuffs that more and more native people are forced to depend upon as their land is encroached upon and their youth are forced to eat what is becoming the only viable alternative to the once abundant store of natural food that the land provided.

They spoke of the deer and the moose and how they, like the people themselves, are being poisoned with the chemical spraying of herbicides and pesticides that the government uses on the land in order to manage its corporate tree farms that have replaced the natural generation and growth of the once diversified living forests of old.

The did their utmost to inform the government representatives of the multitude of challenges that their people still face as a result of the pain and emotional and spiritual suffering that the government and church sponsored Residential School programs wreaked upon their people over generations and how when mainstream society looks at those natives who are wondering about the streets still looking lost and forlorn they cannot fathom the reasons why and tend to judge them as merely being lazy and unwilling to find a job and live a normal existence.

They spoke again and again about how the Idle No More movement was not just a movement for the indigenous peoples of Canada but one for all who will be negatively impacted by the actions of the Harper Conservative government. When it comes to the agenda that the federal government is attempting to implement in this country and the effect it will have upon the nation as a whole the majority of Canadians will end up in the same boat as the First Nations; one quickly heading into steep and treacherous canyon walls filled with jagged rocks and raging white water. There will be no discrimination happening when it comes to enforcing this new world order agenda on the people and in that sense we are all natives when it comes to dealing with Harper and the interests of foreign corporations along with the alien, private banking cartels that ultimately control the Conservative agenda which includes enslaving the people and selling off the land. Those that resist will automatically become “terrorists” and subject to police and possibly military harassment and imprisonment.

Throughout their vigorous and dynamic efforts to convey to the government representatives their concerns one could sense a strongly unified yet respectful manner in all of their words and behaviour. There were no officious and callous or racist remarks given; no threats and ultimatums; no imperious overt show of force or belligerence. Instead the government representatives were continually asked to try and stretch their own minds and attempt to understand where the Chiefs were coming from and to listen deeply with both their ears and to try and see with both their eyes that the Idle No More movement is something that will affect even them and their children and their future generations and therefore they also needed to do their best to convince their superiors that these draconian laws that Harper was attempting to implement must be challenged and stopped if we are all to get along and protect the Earth Mother for our common benefit and survival.

After the Chiefs and those in attendance with them had spoken their minds they thanked the government representatives for their patience and respect in listening to their concerns and invited them to come down to the parking lot and speak to the crowd who were waiting for the Chiefs’ return. They then shook their hands and filed out of the room and returned to the group waiting below to continue drumming and singer and speaking.

Those who had stood patiently listening to the Chiefs went back into their offices and got their winter coats and mitts and hats and then came down to speak to people outside. One by one they thanked the Chiefs for coming up and voicing their concerns and then proceeded to do their best to convince the crowd that they too were also in great measure sympathetic to all that the Chiefs had expressed to them and that they would try and do their best to recall what they had been informed of when they gathered together in the future to make their boardroom decisions on issues that might have direct impacts on the first nations peoples.

They tried to convey to the group that they were also concerned and committed and that their jobs and homes and families and the future of their children and grandchildren were also at stake and that they also had a stake in the community. After each of them spoke they were given a respectable acknowledgement by the group and drum beats of appreciation punctuated the air in affirmation.

When they had all had a say one of the Chiefs who was acting as spokesperson for the group, Chief Marilyn Baptise of the Xeni Gwet’in First Nations Government, spoke to them and asked both them and the group if any of them had committed themselves to actually taking the concerns that were brought to them to their higher ups in government. The consensus was that they hadn’t gone that far. Again, this frankness on the part of Chief Baptise was spoken respectfully and in turn was taken as such by the government representatives.

Then the group of government reps were asked to step into the center of the drumming circle and the group commenced a series of songs that rang out loud and clear in the cold January air and the dozens upon dozens of drums beat in unison as one hear would beat within the human breast.

As all of this was occurring I slowly walked away from the group becoming, at the same time, immersed in a gripping, emotional feeling too nebulous to pinpoint yet strongly reminiscent of intimations of ancient murmurings that rose up within me like smoke wafting upwards from some ancient campfire; memory smoke that brought tears to the shoreline of my eyes. I thought I could hear Chief Seattle words when he spoke of how the new settlers were poisoning and spoiling the nest that the people had lived in from time immemorial and how these thoughtless actions against the Earth Mother would one day come back to haunt them. I could hear Sitting Bull and the wisdom of Black Elk as they spoke of the many treaties that the aboriginal people had signed over the years with the new settlers; treaties that would soon be ignored and dishonoured with the subsequent bloodshed and massacres that inevitably became the order of the day while government carried on with its exploitation of the Mother’s resources.

And yet, for all that has gone down over the past centuries, I was still witnessing that same undaunted spirit, that same message of hope and reconciliation, coming forth from the mouths of all these young Chiefs who were continuing to persevere with the same patience, respect and determination to convince the mainstream society to stop and take a look at what they were doing to the Earth Mother and, ultimately, to themselves and all future generations. And the words of an old Pete Seeger song then came to mind, “When will they ever learn… when will they ever learn.”

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