New Brunswick Village Wants to Restrict Meetings on Action4Canada

[The following report is from the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, one of Canada’s most militant anti-free speech groups. Apparently, the village council of the obscure village of New Maryland, NB was shocked it had rented space to the Christian pro-freedom Action 4 Canada for a meeting of its leader Tanya Gaw. The town now wants to ban meetings of groups ” One east coast village is looking at changing its policies to forbid events held by organizations that target marginalized groups after an anti-2SLGBTQ organization held a talk at a local community centre this week.” Let’s be quite clear, the town’s space is taxpayers’ property. It belongs to everyone. Any censorship of views in abhorrent. Note the mantra “marginalized groups.” The LGBTQ crowd are scarcely marginalized. They received buckets of money from various levels or government, privileged status in “anti-hate laws and fawning publicity from the mass media, especially the rabidly anti-Christian, taxpayer funded CBC. Advertizing yourself as “marginalized” is a way to insist on freedom from criticism. The Jewish lobby are masters at this so that under Trudeau’s law, snuck through Parliament as a budget item, disbelief in the holocaust story is now a criminal offence. — Paul Fromm]

Village Council Reviewing Rental Policies After Speech By Founder Of One Of Canada’s Largest Anti-2SLGBTQ Groups

The village will be “reviewing our facility rental policy” after Tanya Gaw of Action4Canada spoke at a municipal venue. Posted on August 1, 2023

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One east coast village is looking at changing its policies to forbid events held by organizations that target marginalized groups after an anti-2SLGBTQ organization held a talk at a local community centre this week. 

On Monday, Action4Canada (A4C) founder Tanya Gaw was a guest speaker during an event in the Village of New Maryland, NB, about 10 km outside of downtown Fredericton. 

A broad Christian nationalist organization with chapters across the country, A4C lends its voice to a variety of social issues. Regularly pushing Islamophobic, conspiratorial, and anti-2SLGBTQ+ theories about the problems plaguing Canada and Western nations, the group is well-resourced and extremely active since its founding in 2019. 

The Canadian Anti-Hate Network has previously reported on the history and advocacy of A4C, the most recent of which has been campaigning against family-friendly events featuring drag performers. Many drag events intended for adults take place in age-restricted venues and do feature sexualized performances and themes. Family-friendly drag events feature performers in colourful costumes and high-energy performances that are suitable for children.

The organization makes regular claims about a network of child groomers, using 2SLGBTQ issues – all 2SLGBTQ issues – as a means of subverting the county’s Christian values. A4C also publishes a wide range of bizarre takes relating to subjects from 5G cellular phone technology, cannabis legalization, “political Islam,” and more. 

“Unbeknownst to us,” the village council wrote in a statement released on social media, “event organizers have invited a guest speaker that has previously openly and publicly expressed points of view that are not consistent with what our Council nor what we believe our community would support.”

According to the statement, these views include that the struggle for 2SLGBTQ rights has been hijacked by radical activists who are attacking the core freedoms and rights of all Canadians, that there is a “harmful Marxist agenda” to destroy Canada’s foundational Judeo-Christian principles, and that “political Islam” is a threat to the “sovereignty and security” of the country.

“Our staff and Council will be reviewing our facility rental policy to ensure these types of activities are avoided in the future,” the statement adds. 

In a statement of her own, Mayor Judy Wilson-Shee apologized for the upset the rental had caused in New Maryland, adding she understands the impact it had on many residents. 

“We had rented the space in good faith and later, and closer to the time of the event, learned the event was not what was presented,” she said in the statement. “Moving forward in a positive manner, Council will be meeting with senior staff and seeking legal advice so as to be better prepared to respond to similar situations arising in the future.”

The group distinguished itself during the pandemic by providing printable Notices of Liability, which it encouraged members to deliver to public officials and law enforcement. A4C claimed the notices provided a type of legal protection against health mandates and opened up future avenues of legal recourse against a variety of levels of government.

In February 2023, A4C was banned from speaking during school board meetings in Mission, BC, after board Chair Shelley Carter told City News that Gaw used the meeting to spread hate propaganda.

Winnipeg Trustee Francine Champagne Punished by Being Docked Three Months Pay for Remarks Critical of the LGBTQ Agenda

Police called after anti-LGBTTQ+ group upends school board meeting

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Police were called to a Windsor Park school board meeting after a ruckus was raised by a group of people who made anti-LGBTTQ+ comments and demanded answers about a trustee’s recent suspension on Tuesday.

Elected officials in the Louis Riel School Division unanimously voted to discipline St. Boniface representative Francine Champagne earlier this month.

The rookie trustee was found to have breached internal policies on respecting human diversity and social media usage.

School trustee Francine Champagne was suspended for three months without pay, owing to recent anti-LGBTTQ+ activity on her personal social media page.
LOUIS RIEL SCHOOL DIVISION School trustee Francine Champagne was suspended for three months without pay, owing to recent anti-LGBTTQ+ activity on her personal social media page.

“The sexualization of our children in schools is all part of the agenda (insert angry face emoji),” she recently wrote on Facebook in one particular post linking to — a conspiracy theorist website.

More than two dozen of Champagne’s supporters showed up to the board’s latest public meeting before it was scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. to question her three-month suspension without pay. At least one person wore a Freedom Convoy 2022 T-shirt.

All individuals were allowed in the boardroom at 50 Monterey Rd., despite the LRSD’s ongoing request that anyone who wants to attend a virtual or in-person meeting register in advance. The majority of attendees showed up unannounced.

When division staffers realized they were overcapacity and raised the fire code issue, visitors began shouting in protest of anyone being kicked out. They made slurs, many of which were directed at trustee Ryan Palmquist.

Palmquist, who represents South St. Vital, has been subject to harassment since he came out as bisexual on social media — an act he said was in solidarity with the LRSD’s LGBTTQ+ community after his board colleague’s online activity was brought to light.

On Tuesday, attendees called him everything from “pedophile” to “groomer” to “f—-ing faggot.”

“There was a definite feeling that this situation could spiral even further out of control at any second,” Palmquist said, noting one individual made threatening throat-cutting gestures at him.

“This crowd was riled up and these people really, truly, honestly believe, I think, that children are being victimized in our schools and they are acting accordingly. They have been fed a diet of propaganda and vitriol by social media and that has detached them from reality.”

Amid the chaos, the board declared a brief recess, after which members reconvened with a shortened agenda of priority items that had to be addressed before the end of the 2022-23 school year.

When it came time for the standard 15-minute forum where trustees take questions, various participants took the mic to demand why Champagne was penalized for “expressing a point of view.”

Board chairwoman Sandy Nemeth told attendees that trustees determined the code of conduct had been breached and followed protocols in line with legal obligations set out in the Public Schools Act.

“(We) hold each other accountable, which all of us — Francine included — agreed to,” Nemeth said, noting all nine board members signed an oath of office when they assumed their positions for the 2022-26 term.

Trustees must “refrain from expressing opinions and/or sharing information through social media that would discredit, undermine or compromise the integrity of the board,” per LRSD policy.

Division documents state its facilities are inclusive environments wherein students, staff and visitors are expected to demonstrate respect for human rights.

Throughout the June 20 event, attendees heckled the board and senior administrators. “Wake up, you people!” someone shouted at one point.

One speaker — a 16-year-old who said she used to attend the LRSD before starting homeschooling during the pandemic — accused city schools of sexualizing students and confusing children about their gender, popular claims made by anti-LGBTTQ+ groups.

Wayne Sturby described himself as a former corrections officer in Headingley who was terminated because he refused to declare his COVID-19 vaccination status or submit to regular testing at the height of the public health crisis.

“I have seen nothing but abuses made by our provincial government, the civil service and I’ve seen what appears to me – what appears to me – may be a blatant abuse of power on the part of this school board, too,” Sturby said, after which the room erupted in applause.

Winnipeg police confirmed it received multiple reports and updates about disturbances at the site, the first of which came in around 6:30 p.m.

Const. Dani McKinnon said the dispatch unit asked the usual questions about risks and given there were no reports of assaults or injuries, officers did not immediately go to the scene.

Three police vehicles arrived around the time the meeting was abruptly adjourned after the question-and-answer session and tensions had largely simmered.

As far as Palmquist is concerned, the people who showed up pose a threat to students and division families at large.

“The way that they spoke to me in a public setting, the homophobic slurs they threw out my way — in a completely public meeting that was filmed and that they were filming — begs the question of what they might be capable of,” the trustee said.

As of Wednesday afternoon, roughly 750 people had signed an online petition calling for Champagne’s resignation. A mother with a child in the LRSD launched the appeal on last week.

Champagne did not respond to multiple requests for comment.

Provincial legislation equips school boards with the power to censure, temporarily bar or suspend a member from their duties for up to three months if they breach a code of conduct.

A board can only declare a seat vacant due to a trustee death, resignation, disqualification, move to reside outside the division or failure to attend three consecutive regular meetings without authorization.

Twitter: @macintoshmaggie

The Censors Never Rest: Moon Rock Books Cancelled By Square, Their Debit/Credit Card Processor

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They never tell you why you were canceled, but it’s usually tied to one of their big lies.

This Moon Rock Book, which was banned twice by Amazon, dismantles their phony “Holocaust,” the key to their control over the weak-minded, which are, sadly, most humans.

While they have canceled our credit/debit card payment processor, again, there are many ways for U.S. & non-U.S. customers to transact business with us. U.S. customers can use GreenPay eCheck, which allows you to pay with your U.S. checking or savings account, by simply entering your routing and account numbers, less information than a credit or debit card requires.

Most non-U.S. customers worldwide can use Western Union or similar services, or their own bank’s wire transfer service for a small fee, while others can use national e-Transfer services such as Interac in Canada. Most customers can create an account at the low-fee money transfer service Wise (formerly TransferWise). Additionally, we have never had one issue with receiving cash, checks, or money orders from all over the world, which is pretty amazing, especially the cash option. Just make sure the check or money order is drafted in U.S. dollars and not your local currency.

If opting not to use GreenPay eCheck, select Cash, Check, or Money Order via Snail Mail to save your order, even if choosing to use any of the aforementioned options. You cannot, and will not, be charged anything, but we will have all your info to expedite your delivery.

Thanks for your patience during these difficult times; please let us know if we can answer any questions, and so sorry for the inconvenience. Free speech, of course, is at stake, and we all must do anything and everything to ensure its survival, at whatever cost. Make no mistake, this is a war for our survival.

‘Censorship in its purest form’: Chicago news outlets slam Mayor Lightfoot for blocking live police scanner transmissions — Trying to Hide The True Horrors of the Shooting Gallery Her Gun Control City Has Become

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A coalition of news organizations from crime-ridden Chicago wrote an open letter to viewers on Tuesday accusing Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot of “censorship” after she moved to block live transmissions of police scanners, WGN-TV reported.

Lightfoot authorized the city’s Office of Emergency Management and the police department to transition to encrypted radio frequencies to prevent the public from listening to live police activity.

Since the decision, the news outlet claimed that Lightfoot has refused to address the media’s concerns.

News organizations in the metropolitan area, including WGN-TV, WBBM-TV, WMAQ-TV, WLS-TV, WFLD, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Chicago Tribune, all signed the open letter referring to Lightfoot’s new policy as “censorship in its purest form.”

“Anti-racist” (anti-White) Cancel Culture Bans Another White Author: Fight Upper Canada School District’s Cancelling of Agatha Christie

Fight Upper Canada School District’s Cancelling of Agatha Christie

“I know poetry is not dead, nor genius lost: nor has Mammon gained power over either, to bind or slay: they will both assert their existence, their presence, their liberty and strength again one day. Powerful angels, safe in heaven! they smile when sordid souls triumph, and feeble ones weep over their destruction. Poetry destroyed? Genius banished? No! Mediocrity, no: do not let envy prompt you to the thought. No; they not only live, but reign, and redeem: and without their divine influence spread everywhere, you would be in hell–the hell of your own meanness” – Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

The Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB), which oversees 79 schools comprising 27,000 students in the counties of Lanark, Leeds-Grenville, Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry, and Prescott-Russell, has ordered principals to ban teachers from assigning Agatha Christie’s classic mystery novel And Then There Were None (1939). A spokesperson for the school board declared that the book contains “offensive content”, and that given its publication date of 1939, it is “no longer relevant or engaging to students”. According to the spokesperson, the UCDSB regularly culls its book selection to ensure that it only offers “fresh, engaging, timely and relatable materials to students” rather than classic historical works. The UCDSB, like all major Canadian institutional power structures, operates on the unexamined belief that everything that came before our present era is automatically suspect, parochial, and “no longer relevant or engaging”.

The UCDSB claims to be following the Ontario College of Teachers Professional Advisory on Anti-Black Racisma radical Left document which condemns the introduction of “predominantly Eurocentric (i.e., white, patriarchal) teaching materials in all subject areas of the curriculum”. This same document defines “whiteness” as “a dominant cultural space with enormous political significance, with the purpose to keep others on the margin”.

Rather than encouraging teachers to inculcate a love and knowledge for Western history in their students, the Ontario College of Teachers calls on teachers to examine how their privilege helps “maintain systems of oppression and colonialism”, and to use their privilege to “dismantle those systems”. We can conclude, based on the UCDSB decision to cancel Agatha Christie, that this dismantling will entail a wholesale Cultural Revolution style elimination of the Great Books written by that most maligned race: dead white men and women.

Agatha Christie (1890-1976) was “one of the best-selling novelists of all time, having written 66 mystery novels and 14 plays in the early 1900s”, including Murder on the Orient (1934) and Death on the Nile (1937). Over 2 billion of her books have been sold in over 100 languages; this is only surpassed by Shakespeare and the Bible. Europeans invented the mystery novel, beginning with Wilkie Collin’s The Woman in White (1859). Europeans, starting with the Ancient Greeks, invented the novel itself. European civilization reached the highest heights of human achievement by exhibiting a prolific, continuous creativity and restlessness of the imagination. Canada, Europe’s ethnic and cultural heir, rather than taking pride in this and creating yet more great works, is cancelling European culture in our schools.

The Council of European Canadians is calling on parents in the Upper Canada School District to protest, and on our readers to contact the following organizations and individuals, with the purpose of eloquently denouncing their complicity in the replacement of EuroCanadian culture in schools:

  • Upper Canada School District Manager of Communications:
  • Upper Canada School District General:, or (613) 342-0371, or 1-800-267-7131
  • Ontario College of Teachers: 416.961.8800 and Toll Free (Ontario Only): 1.888.534.2222

Chanal Pfahl, a Teacher Questioning Critical Race Theory, the Latest Victim of Intellectual Censorship Within Ontario’s Education System

Teacher under investigation for speaking out against CRT in schools

Chanel Pfahl, a 29-year-old high school teacher is under investigation for very mundane comments she made about critical race theory on a private teacher Facebook group back in February 2021.

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More and more, we hear about these fringe ideologies making their way into our publicly-funded institutions and taking reign because anyone who dares question or speak out against them is guilted into submission by way of smearing, ad hominem attacks, or is censored and punished.

All of the above happened to Chanel Pfahl, a 29-year-old high school teacher, after she made a few very mundane comments on a private teacher Facebook group in February of 2021. Her comments were in response to a post made by a teacher asking for curriculum geared toward the political movement Black Lives Matter (BLM) and the doctrine of Critical Race Theory (CRT).

The basis of her comments was that teachers should model “kindness to everyone” and that they “should speak out against any form of discrimination that they see, including those brought on by anti-racist movements.” She noted that in places like Britain, it is illegal to teach CRT without providing “a balanced, opposing view.”

These comments resulted in the launching of a formal complaint against Chanel. She was ridiculed, ostracized and othered by her colleagues. An investigation was launched by the Ontario College of Teachers, which resulted in Chanel being suspended for one week without pay.

This punishment was not good enough for the complainant. They have now escalated the complaint, and Chanel is once again being investigated by her college for comments that happened over a year ago.

As a result, we have put Chanel in touch with top notch lawyers through The Democracy Fund, who are representing her at no cost to her. We are crowdfunding her defence here.

We have also created a petition to Stop CRT from entering schools. Through the Ontario Bill 67, the Racial Equity in the Education System Act, school boards will be required to create and enforce racial equity plans. They will also penalize anyone who is perceived to be violating this mantra. You can sign our petition to Stop CRT, send an e-mail blast to your local elected representative, and chip in to cover Chanel’s legal expenses.

London, Ontario City Council Delays Discussion of Censoring of Pro-Life Flyers

London, Ontario City Council Delays Discussion of Censoring of Pro-Life Flyers

Last week the London City Council met to discuss a proposed by-law that sought to censor the free expression of pro-life activists by banning pro-life flyers that show the truth of abortion through graphic imagery.

They decided not to go forward with this by-law, instead asking city staff to consider legislation forcing pro-life groups to stick their flyers in envelopes with content warnings.

Some councillors, such as Councillor Stephen Turner, correctly acknowledged that a city council cannot regulate the message of pro-life protestors, and voted against referring the proposed bylaw back to staff. Most city councillors voted in favour of this though.

In a few months, we’ll likely see these unconsititutional by-laws come back to London’s City Council as city staff prepare the by-law to force pro-life groups to hide their flyers with trigger warnings. Until then, we need to keep emailing the London City Council to let them know that censoring the pro-life movement is unacceptable.

Please sign our petition demanding that London’s City Council reject any by-law which seeks to censor pro-life protest. It is not the place for governments to step in and exert control over peaceful protest. Thank you for all your help in combatting these attacks on freedom of expression.

Best wishes,

James Schadenberg and the entire CitizenGO Team

P.S. If you have already signed, please share the petition with your friends.

Here’s the email we sent you earlier on this:

City Councillors in London, Ontario are trying to attack the free speech of pro-lifers and censor the pro-life message. On Tuesday, March 22nd, they will be debating and possibly voting on two proposed by-laws that were explicitly designed to stop the distribution of pro-life flyers that show the reality about abortion through graphic imagery. Please sign this petition demanding that all London City Councillors reject the proposed by-laws which seek to censor the free expression of pro-life activists.

Dear Paul,

I have an urgent petition I would like you to consider signing.

City Councillors in London, Ontario are trying to censor pro-life activism and hide the truth about abortion in their city.

There are two by-laws being proposed to London’s Community and Protective Services Committee that were explicitly designed to censor pro-life activists by stopping the distribution of pro-life flyers that show the reality about abortion through graphic imagery.

One of these by-laws proposes fining people for delivering unaddressed flyers to properties that have “No Flyers”, “No Junk Mail”, or “No Unsolicited Mail”. The other bylaw bans the distribution of any flyer that contains graphic imagery, with the example being “dismembered human beings or aborted fetuses” but also bans anything that “may cause or trigger a negative reaction to the health and wellbeing of any person at any scale”. The maximum fine for violating either of these bylaws is $5,000.

These by-laws censor peaceful pro-life protests and deny pro-life activists their freedom of expression, which is guaranteed to them in The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. On Tuesday, March 22nd, they’ll be debating and possibly voting on these by-laws!

Please join our campaign demanding that all London City Councillors reject the proposed by-laws which seek to censor the free expression of pro-life activists.

These by-laws were drafted largely as a response to activism that pro-life groups such as The Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform (CCBR) have done in London in 2020, though these forms of activism have happened in London long before then from groups like London Against Abortion.

Radical pro-abortion groups such as Pro-Choice London and Viewer Discretion Legislation Coalition have been doing everything they can to censor London’s thriving pro-life movement. They’ve been crafting their own petitions and lobbying politicians, with the support of the mainstream media at every step.

So even by-laws that pretend to be neutral by censoring all flyers must be called out for what they are: an attempt by radical-leftist activists to use the government to censor their political opponents.

CCBR has stated that they believe they’re being denied their Charter right to freedom of expression, and other local pro-life groups such as the London Area Right to Life Association have stated the same.

We must not allow the government powers to be weaponized against the pro-life movement. Sign our urgent petition asking that these by-laws, and any proposal to censor pro-life protest, be rejected by all London City Councillors.

Governments must never ban the distribution of “triggering” images when they depict the harsh reality of evils that are occurring in society.

Images that cause discomfort or even have graphic material have been essential to many protest movements, whether it be ones opposing unjust wars and tyrannical dictatorships, or social evils such as slavery and child labour.

It’s always in the interests of those in power who support such evils to sanitize these evils and keep them invisible. It’s the only way their propaganda can be effective.

This is why there are bubble zones around abortion clinics throughout much of Canada, and why London is trying to punish anyone who dares to show an image of an aborted baby in public. These images decimate the narrative that abortion is merely a “women’s choice about her body” and shows it for what it really is: the brutal killing of an unborn human child.

We must stand up for our right to freedom of expression, and not let governments decide which peaceful protests are allowed, and which are not.

Please sign our petition demanding the London City Council vote against any proposal which seeks, either implicitly or explicitly, to curtail the freedom of expression of protestors and that they allow peaceful protests and conversations on difficult and controversial subjects like abortion to go on without government interference.

Thanks for all you do,

James Schadenberg and the entire CitizenGO Team

Pocahontas (Senator Elizabeth Warren) May Face Consequences for Censoring COVID Book

Warren ripped for 'another example' of trying to
              censor views she doesn't like

Dizzy Lizzie January 28, 2022

Elizabeth Warren may face consequences for practicing censorship

By Andrea Widburg

Elizabeth Warren, a mediocre law professor who parlayed a fake Native American identity into a gig at Harvard and a seat in the United States Senate, thought that, once in government, she’d try her hand at censorship. When Joseph Mercola and Ronnie Cummins wrote a book about COVID with which Warren disagreed, she used her position as a Senator to try to get Amazon to censor the book. Although Chelsea Green Publishing filed suit in November, people are finally becoming aware of the suit.

I’m always amazed when someone who ought to know the law doesn’t—or feels entitled to ignore it. As a lawyer and a law professor, one would expect Warren to be familiar with the First Amendment. That’s the one that says that “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech.” As government has grown, that principle has been extended to the federal government as a whole, whether it’s an executive agency, Congress, or a politician acting under the color of his or her role in the government. (And of course, to state governments via the Fourteenth Amendment.)

Nevertheless, on September 7, 2021, writing in her capacity as a United States Senator, on official Senate letterhead, Warren sent a very long letter to Andy Jassy, Amazon’s CEO, expressing her concern that Amazon itself was publishing misinformation by allowing Mercola’s and Cummins’s book, The Truth About COVID-19: Exposing the Great Reset, Lockdowns, Vaccine Passports, and the New Normal, to appear on its bestseller list and daring to give it a favorable ranking. After waffling on for pages several pages, and mendaciously claiming the book was “potentially unlawful,” Warren “asked” Amazon to modify the algorithms to destroy the book’s ranking.

Chelsea Green responded in November by suing Warren for violating the First Amendment, although news of that filing only reached the media recently. The lawsuit relies upon Bantam Books, Inc. v. Sullivan, 372 U.S. 58 (1962). Bantam Books involved a newly-created Rhode Island Commission which had the task of educating the public about any written material that could harm the morality of or otherwise corrupt Rhode Island’s young people. In Bantam Books, the plaintiff publishers sued, alleging that the commission was violating their First Amendment rights. The Court held, in relevant part, that government representatives sending letters to booksellers to pull books constitutes a form of censorship that violates the Constitution.

Specifically, the government cannot relieve itself of the First Amendment’s prohibitions by urging a private party to act on its behalf. In the same way, when Biden told social media companies to censor views with which he disagrees, that too violated the Constitution. The only thing is that he was just telling the media companies to do what they’re already doing.

In the original November 8, 2021, press release about the lawsuit, Chelsea Green had this to say:

Plaintiffs allege Warren’s letter contained blatant falsehoods and unsubstantiated accusations about the book and that Warren’s claims, even if correct, would not alter the book’s constitutional protectedness.

“Senator Warren broke the law and betrayed our fundamental right to free speech,” said Dr. Joseph Mercola, founder of, a natural health website. “No politician is above the law, I will do everything in my power to defend my constitutional rights as an American.”

Ronnie Cummins, co-founder of the Organic Consumers Association, said: “Constitutionally guaranteed freedom of speech is necessary if we are to achieve a system of participatory democracy and solve the interrelated crises that threaten our survival — health, food, environment, climate, politics.”

“The government trying to ban books is a very dangerous slippery slope to totalitarianism and cannot be allowed,” said Margo Baldwin, Chelsea Green president and publisher.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., chairman, Children’s Health Defense, said: “If a government can hide what it’s doing by censoring its opponents and silencing dissonants, it has license to do anything that it wants. Sen. Warren must be held accountable.”

I wish Chelsea Green luck. Like all leftists, Warren is a bully and it’s high time that she was seriously reprimanded for her bullying ways. I’m only sorry that the lawsuit cannot include a request for compensatory and punitive damages.

Another Victim of the War in Ukraine: Canadians’ Right to See News From Russia Squelched

RTC bans Russian state-controlled TV channels RT, RT France from Canadian airwaves

[As if the CBC isn’t state propaganda, the taxpayer-funded voice of the Ottawa elite. Trudeau and the CRTC’s decision to deny access to Russia Today denies Canadians the opportunity to access a different point of view. Trudeau, the arch control freak, who desperately wants to limit what Canadians can say on the Internet, complains: “There is a significant amount of disinformation circulating from Russia, including on social media, and we all need to keep calling it out.” Perhaps, there is and in Ukrainian media too. Remember to Snake Island Hoax — the 13 brave Ukrainian soldiers who answered a Russian gunboats demand to surrender with “fuck you” and were all blown up. Truth: They surrendered and are all alive. Canada’s Fake News media is also notorious for its lies and suppression. Canadians should have the right to access foreign media and judge for themselves. — Paul Fromm]

Broadcasters Rogers, Bell and Shaw removed RT from their networks in February

Peter Zimonjic · CBC News · Posted: Mar 16, 2022 1:24 PM ET | Last Updated: 2 hours ago

A placard protesting Russian broadcaster RT is displayed at a rally in Toronto against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last month. (Chris Helgren/Reuters)

Canada’s telecommunications regulator has removed the state-controlled Russian television network RT from Canadian airwaves.

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced Wednesday afternoon that it was removing RT and RT France from the list of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution in Canada.

The decision means broadcasters in Canada are no longer legally permitted to carry the channel.

The multilingual 24-hour news channel launched in 2005, when it was known as Russia Today, and now appears in more than 100 countries, according to its website.

Funded by the Russian government, the channel has long been described by critics as a propaganda outlet for the Kremlin.

“RT’s programming is not consistent with the standards against which Canadian services are measured nor the policy objectives set out in the Broadcasting Act,” the CRTC said in its decision.WATCH | Canada bans Russian state-controlled RT:

Canada bans Russian state media from airwaves

5 hours agoDuration 2:06Canada’s telecommunications regulator, the CRTC, has removed the state-controlled Russian television network RT from Canadian airwaves. 2:06

“The CRTC is also concerned with programming from a foreign country that seeks to undermine the sovereignty of another country, demean Canadians of a particular ethnic background and undermine democratic institutions within Canada.”

The decision is not a surprise. On March 3, the CRTC published a “preliminary view” that suggested it was inclined to ban the channel.

“The Commission is of the preliminary view that RT’s programming may not be consistent with the Commissions’s broadcasting regulations, in particular, the abuse comment provisions such as those set out in Section 5 of the Television Broadcasting Regulations 1987,” the CRTC said on its website. 

Under Section 5, abuse is defined as words or images that “expose an individual or a group or class of individuals to hatred or contempt on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age or mental or physical disability.”

Broadcasters pull RT’s plug

The CRTC said in its decision Wednesday that non-Canadian news services should be held to the same standards as Canadian news outlets.

“Freedom of speech and a range of perspectives are a necessary part of our democracy. However, it is a privilege and not a right to be broadcast in Canada,” said CRTC CEO Ian Scott in a statement.

Jason Woycheshyn, president of the Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association, was one of the individuals who made a submission to the CRTC. He asked the CRTC to ban RT, arguing that there is “no need [for] or interest” in Russian propaganda in Canada.

“That’s the basis upon which we are requesting that the CRTC ban all access, whether it be on the airwaves, television, radio or internet, to Russia Today or any other state-sponsored propaganda media Russia is currently promoting,” he said.

Margarita Simonyan, editor-in-chief of state-funded RT television network, right, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kremlin’s first deputy chief of staff, Alexei Gromov, left, attend an exhibition marking RT’s 10th anniversary in Moscow on Dec. 10, 2015. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo/Associated Press)

On Feb. 27, Rogers, Bell and Shaw announced that they would no longer carry RT.

“Customers who subscribe to RT as a pick and pay service will receive a credit in the next billing cycle,” Shaw said in a tweet at the time.

The following day, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that while broadcasters had started removing RT from their lineups, he would ask the CRTC to review the broadcaster’s licence to ensure that any decision to ban the channel goes through an arm’s-length process.

“There is a significant amount of disinformation circulating from Russia, including on social media, and we all need to keep calling it out,” Trudeau said at the time.

The day after Trudeau’s announcement, Regina-based Access Communications announced that it too was removing RT from its AccessNexTV Stream lineup.