Mar 222017
 
2017-03-20   Six steps Canada must take after embarrassingly long redress for tortured citizens,  Globe & Mail Opinion Piece

RELATED:    2017-03-22   16-minute interview of Almalki   All Canadians should listen. Alex Neve and Béatrice Vaugrante of Amnesty International Canada . . . .    The torture, illegal imprisonment and other human-rights violations these men went through took place between 2001 and 2004. A judicial inquiry, headed by former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Frank Iacobucci, […]

Mar 212017
 
2017-03-21  War/Peace:  Excellent!   Interview, 97-year-old Nuremberg prosecutor, CBC, The Current.

Click on the  Listen button below.   A truly  inspirational man,  Benjamin Ferencz. Benjamin Ferencz (L), was the chief prosecutor for the United States Army at the Einsatzgruppen trial — the ninth of 12 trials for war crimes in Nuremberg after the end of the Second World War. (Courtesy of Benjamin Ferencz) Listen 23:14   At […]

Aug 012016
 
2016-07-29   'What law am I breaking?' How a Facebook troll came undone

RELATED POSTINGS: 2015-09-24 Urgent action needed to combat online (“cyber”) violence against women and girls, UN report 2015-09-30 Cyberbullying, an issue of free speech. Salman Rushdie, a guiding light.  (This posting)    2016-07-29 ‘What law am I breaking?’ How a Facebook troll came undone = = = = = = = = = = = = […]

Jul 012016
 

Many thanks to Steve. His Comment  posted on   2016-06-29   Democracy, the Rule of Law. Victory over StatsCan surveys? makes it possible to construct the TIMELINE for  StatsCan’s  mandatory, then voluntary, then mandatory status of certain surveys. The question Victory over StatsCan surveys?   is premised on the Reddit posting that reports the letter received from StatsCan […]

Jun 302016
 

Excerpted from    2009-10-08   Arrest Bush: Letters to RCMP and Chief of Police.  COMPREHENSIVE argument. It applies to the visits of war criminals to Canada the fight to insist that Statistics Canada upholds the Rule of Law in its relationships with citizens the awarding of Government contracts to corporations that act outside the Rule of our […]

Jun 292016
 

UPDATE:  I rolled-into-one  the arguments to address each point that refutes StatsCan’s claims that specified surveys are mandatory.  And filled in the gaps so the argument is as water-tight (under the Law) as I can make it.   See  2016-07-01  StatsCan Website: Surveys are Mandatory then Voluntary then Mandatory. See the Comments below.    JPB asks a question re methodology (2016-07-23)  – […]

Jan 112016
 
2016-01-08  Charter Rights at Issue in Fracking Supreme Court Case, Andrew Nikiforuk, The Tyee

Very important legal case, Jessica Ernst, at Supreme Court. (Further to:   2013-10-09 ERNST VS ENCANA: Chief Justice finds . . (about water and the rights of the petroleum industry)) http://thetyee.ca/News/2016/01/08/End-Fracking-Regulator-Immunity/ Jessica Ernst’s long battle over rights, well contamination reaches highest court Tuesday (Jan 9, 2016). An Alberta woman’s landmark eight-year battle over fracking regulation, water […]

Oct 132015
 

There is a Must Watch  video at the URL: Survivors of CIA torture are suing the contractor psychologists who designed one of the most infamous programs of the post-9/11 era. Salim, one of the three ex-detainees in the suit, is a Tanzanian fisherman who says flashbacks from his ordeal in CIA custody are a permanent […]

Jun 022015
 

If there wasn’t such appalling ignorance among legislators, Rocco Galati would not be tied up in court challenges.  (2015-05-30  News on Bill C-51. Court challenge. Lawyer Rocco Galati.) Galati made me wonder about “aware“.   Who is aware – – if I utter “Rocco Galati, COMER, Nadon, and now BIll C-51”  how many Canadians would know […]