Freedom Events in the Okanagan, October 27-31

Freedom Events in the Okanagan, October 27-31
Hello, Friends!
Next Rally: Wed. Oct. 27 Interior Health 505 Doyle Ave. 10:00 a.m. See Rally Info below
MEGA Rally Memories!Kelowna once again has sent a strong message to Bonnie the Commie and the BC Communist Gov’t – that we are not complying with your unconstitutional orders and we have the law on our side!Thank you so much to our wonderful speakers at this past Saturday’s Kelowna MEGA Rally, and the hundreds of people who showed in support of our freedoms. All four speakers, Tanya Gaw, Ted Kuntz, Dave Shearer, and Dave Menchinton, provided incredibly inspiring information and updates.
RCMP Opposition to Mandatory Vaccines is publichttps://mounties4freedom.ca/A few weeks ago, several anonymous Okanagan medical professionals sent two letters to Bonnie Henry exposing the flaws in the COVID-CON.“Open Letter to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki”On Oct. 21, 2021, several RCMP officers have similarly sent an Open Letter to the RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki.This too, is supported by many sources that are provided, permitting all claims to be verified. Please forward to any RCMP officers you know, and have them sign it and send to the Commissioner. The RCMP union has already stated its opposition to mandatory vaccinations.
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COVID-19 Stats – UpdatedDeaths resulting from serious influenza cases are generally between 0.1-0.2%.Case fatality rates (CFR) promoted by Bonnie the Commie, are meaningless. Infection fatality rates (IFR) are important, especially where the PCR test has a 97% false positive rate!Analysis of the IFR shows it continues to be about the same as the flu virus, month after month!There is a pandemic – every gov’t in the world is lying to its own people!!!
B.C.https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/ a6f23959a8b14bfa989e3cda29297ded

Cases: 200 898 Deaths: 2 109 CFR 1.04%
Infections: 200 898 x 8 = 1 607 184 Deaths: 2 109 IFR 0.19%Canada:

1 700 000 cases 28 782 deaths = CFR .17
1 700 000 x 8 – 13 600 000 Deaths: 28 782 IFR 0.2%https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus-data?country=~CAN
756 Deaths/million = .075% mortality rate
Where are all the COVID-19 bodies?https://www.statista.com/statistics/568046/number-of-deaths-in-british-columbia-canada/B.C. Pop. 5 170 000
Annual Deaths (July 1 – June 30)
2010-11—- 31 699
2011-12—- 32 256
2012-13—- 32 913
2013-14—- 33 155
2014-15—- 34 839
2015-16—- 35 585
2016-17—- 38 357
2017-18—- 38 128
2018-19—- 38 471
2019-20—- 38 927
https://www.macrotrends.net/countries/CAN/canada/death-rateCanada – Historical Death Rate Data
Year — Death Rate–Growth rate
2021—–7.849 ——- .590%
2020—–7.803 ——- .580%
2019—–7.758 ——- .600%
2018—–7.712 ——- 1.070%
2017—–7.630 ——- 1.090%
2016—–7.548 ——- 1.110%
2015—–7.465 ——- 1.110%
2014—–7.383 ——- 1.120%Why is Canada’s death rate so much higher between 2014-2018, than it is with a COVID-19 pandemic allegedly happening?
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Illusion of Freedom ZappaNothing more need be said
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Upcoming RalliesOur regular weekly and Wed. rallies resume this week. Freedom is a multi-generational struggle – coupled with the war against our freedoms happening right now, this requires continued efforts to oppose all forms of COVID-19 restrictions.Please bring at least 3-5 friends and/or supporters to our rallies each week.Bring your signs!With other provinces passing stricter and stricter legislation, and BC close behind, we all have an obligation and need to spread the word about our weekly rallies. Now is NOT the time to leave our beautiful province, but to rally the troops around our cause. Our children and families deserve nothing less.

Kelowna
Wednesday Oct. 27, 2021 10:00 a.m.

Interior Health

505 Doyle Ave.
____Kelowma: Saturday Oct. 30, 2021 12:00 noon Stuart Park
______Vernon Rally Saturday, October 30, 2021 12:00 noon @ Polson Park
Say hi to Heather who is supporting the largest Northern Okanagan rallies.
______Kamloops Saturday October 30, 2021 12:00 noon @ Riverside Park
Say hi to Glen and Corally supporting the best rallies in the Kamloops area.

______Penticton Sun. Oct. 31, 2021 11:30 a.m. @ Warren & Main St.
Say hi to Mary-Lou supporting the largest rallies in the Southern Okanagan.
Tanya Gaw speaker at Kelowna Mega Rally, October 23

Freedom Rallies in the Okanagan, October 23/24

CLEAR OCT. 23 MEGA RALLY IS HERE!

CLEAR OCT. 23 MEGA RALLY IS HERE!
NOTICE: Kelowna Wednesday rallies will be on hold this week while we focus on our upcoming MEGA Rally. We will begin Wednesday rallies again on Wed. October 27th.
MEGA Rally pixUpcoming RalliesKelowna CLEAR MEGA Rally Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, 12:00 noon at Stuart Park,

Featuring:Tanya Gaw from Action4Canada
Creator of the Notices of Civil Liability. Discussing the success of these Notices and her most recent court action in B.C. against Bonnie the Commie et al.

Ted Kuntz, Vaccine Choice CanadaOne of the most inspirational speakers in Canada. Updates from the founder of the most knowledgeable group, and one of the most knowledgeable speakers in Canada on all aspects of vaccine issues.

Dave Shearer, Owner One Eyed Budgie
One of B.C.’s first businesses to refuse to enforce mask orders and a staunch advocate for freedom.
The Difference between Power and ForceDave MechintonDiscussing his recent KGH vaccine related injuries, and their cover-up responses.Meet and greet all our awesome speakers!These big rallies have in the past, sent strong messages to the Gov’t and Bonnie the Commie, that there are a lot more people opposed to their lockdowns, than they admit!!

We need your support for this huge event and hope you will show up to support our speakers, and our march through downtown Kelowna.Please bring at least 3-5 friends and/or supporters to our rallies each week.Bring your signs! With other provinces passing stricter and stricter legislation, and BC close behind, we all have an obligation and need to spread the word about our weekly rallies. Now is NOT the time to leave our beautiful province, but to rally the troops around our cause. Our children and families deserve nothing less.
______Vernon Rally Saturday, October 23, 2021 12:00 noon @ Polson Park
Say hi to Heather who is supporting the largest Northern Okanagan rallies.
______Kamloops Saturday October 23, 2021 12:00 noon @ Riverside Park
Say hi to Glen and Corally supporting the best rallies in the Kamloops area.______Penticton Sun. Oct. 24, 2021 12:00 noon @ Warren & Main St.
Say hi to Mary-Lou supporting the largest rallies in the Southern Okanagan.
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IMG 3680-1-467x350Quebec nurses score victory!Thousands of united health care workers stood united at the Quebec Legislature against mandatory vaccines at work. After setting a deadline of Oct. 13 for all health care staff to be vaccinated or fired, on Oct. 12, Quebec M of H, Christian Dube, blinked first and announced he was extending this date until Nov. 30, as over 22 000 unvaccinated or partially vaccinated workers. Make no mistake, come Nov. 30, if the workers stay united, they will win! Dube acknowledged the system would collapse without these workers.
In Freedom
CLEAR

C.L.E.A.R. downtown march rally this Saturday!

 C.L.E.A.R. downtown march rally this Saturday!
Coincidence?
C.L.E.A.R. Rally instagram photo of 2 million views. ILona MC and Bobbie with front line nurses. 2 Weeks after C.L.E.A.R. rally features The Front-line Nurses, Bonnie Henry and her gang of thieves send muzzle orders to the Kelowna region!! Could that have been due to the now 2 million likes and views of Bobbie expressing deep regret of getting vaccinated… and us publicly praying for her vax/jab healing? Let’s keep going as we are clearly making a difference!
Thank you to Kyle Cardinal – For those of you who would like to see the C.L.E.A.R. rally with the FrontlIne Nurses – please click here.
Ted Kuntz will be speaking at C.L.E.A.R. downtown Kelowna march rally this Saturday on August 14, 2021 at noon accross from City Hall in Stuart Park. Come and Join us ….. and bring a friend!
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photo 2021-05-16 22-36-40 Caption goes here Ted Kuntz, being one of the original founders of Vaccine Choice Canada (https://vaccinechoicecanada.com), is Kelowna’s very own beloved Experimental Vaccine expert! Ted has been through much to come to the understanding that he has in order to share it with us! We are thankful that after much travel he will be back this Saturday!
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Quote of the day
I would rather listen to a baby crying all day long, than listen to Bonnie Henry!!! {A. Prouse}
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photo 2021-07-06 00-46-34 three 1 Caption goes here David Lindsay, another of Saturday’s speakers, is often presumed to be a lawyer as he specializes in court procedures, research, and constitutional and legal issues. He has authored a 250 page book highlighting his experiences which is being made available to view at the C.L.E.A.R. table.

David remains one of the original founders of Common Law Education And Rights and will be sharing on further legal options to support non-vaccination at work.
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Better Business Standards
logo-nobackground-5000 2 Better Business Standards is seeking to launch on-line signatures with BAMpetition.com by the end of next week.
So you can tell your British Columbia friends and family that they will be able to sign the petition on line holding Bonnie Henry, Adrian Dix, and Mike Farnworth accountable for their illegal activities.
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Are you ready to protest next week at Kelowna’s Interior Health? Stay tuned..

Penticton Rallies and planning meeting, CLEAR Kelowna MEGA Rally

 

Penticton Rallies and planning meeting, CLEAR Kelowna MEGA Rally

Events Calendar

Penticton

Sundays, noon to 2CLEAR Penticton Rallies

Warren Avenue and Main Street

Volunteer updates from 11:30 to noon. Arrive early. Get more involved!

Invite two friends!

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Monday, June 21.  Penticton Activists Planning meeting

Wild Scallion Restaurant, 75 Front Street, Penticton

You are encouraged to join us for dinner at 6:45 or 7 p.m.

followed by a productive planning hour from 8 to 9

and the option to stay until 10 for networking and to make signs and posters for upcoming rallies.  Focus – how to keep increasing our numbers.

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Kelowna

This Saturday, June 19 at Noon – CLEAR MEGA Rally

Stuart Park, Kelowna

Not to be missed!

Music at 11:30 featuring Jacquelyn Rose

A great line-up of speakers at noon:

~ Ted Kuntz ~ Vaccine Choice ~

~ Tanya Gaw ~ Action4Canada ~

~ Danielle Kinchella-Pistilli ~ Freedom Organization ~

~ Laura-Lynn  Tyler Thompson ~ host of Laura-LynnThompsonlive.tv ~

~ Bert Mayo ~ retired Deputy Sheriff, PoliceOnGuard.ca ~

Wow!

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I’ll see you at the rallies!

  Mary Lou

CLEAR KELOWNA MEGA RALLY – 19 June, 2021

 

CLEAR KELOWNA MEGA RALLY – 19 June, 2021

Music will begin @ 11:30 with Jacquelyn Rose and Speakers will begin at 12:00 noon until approximately 1:15 pm, after which we will have our march through Kelowna’s downtown core to end on Hwy 97

*** download We are so fortunate to feature one of Canada’s most trusted and knowledgeable persons actively involved in filing the most comprehensive constitutional challenge to the COVID-19 lockdown and restrictions, Tanya Gaw.

*** Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson – Host of Laura-Lynnlive.tv. Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson, the former co-host for the national daily show, The 700 Club Canada, is both energetic and funny but she is best known for her passion and compassion, with those around her.

*** photo 2021-05-16 22-36-40 Kelowna’s very own Ted Kuntz from Vaccine Choice Canada
A father, activist, speaker, author and educ

*** Danielle Kinchella-Pistilli, a powerful and engaging speaker who backed the Freedom Rally World event at the Vancouver Art Gallery, promotes apposing lock down through her Freedom Organization

*** download 3 Bert Mayo, opposed to the lock down, is a retired deputy sheriff after 27 years of service. He honours the oath to uphold the constitution and will be sharing information about the lock downs. You can find out more at policeonguard.ca ***


*** CLEAR is looking for volunteers, sincere ones at that! If you would like to work for the good guys and like what you have seen so far, please share your talents and gifts with us. We need some hi level tech skills, graphic designers, security, and more. Thank you for your support and consideration. Please contact David directly at clear20

END THE LOCKDOWN Rallies & Events in the Okanagan, June 12-19

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END THE LOCKDOWN Rallies & Events in the Okanagan, June 12-19

We understand you may be tired of coming out to rallies but we hope you push through this false sense of summer security This is not the time to get comfortable but rather a time to push forward and CLEAR is going to participate in an innovative new idea this coming Saturday, June 12, 2021 running two Kelowna rallies at the same time!!!
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DSCN5847 CLEAR goals and objectives are to talk to as many people as we can and give out as many brochures and educational materials as possible. This dispels the media’s myths about us. It is so important to get a lot more loyal and supportive people coming out to these Saturday’s rallies. We recognize there are many people in Kelowna who support all of our efforts, but they know very little of our freedom fighting activities.

As such we have decided to reach out to the people in Rutland this coming Saturday at Roxby Park, on Hwy 33 across from Save-On Foods.
We will have our tent and information table and also protest with signs on the highway.

So this Saturday you
will have a choice whether you join us and help spread the word in Rutland, or attend our regular rally in Kelowna central at Stuart Park with The Bear. Bring your friends and people who care and lets push hard through this summer being prepared for another fall lockdown.
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Kelowna Rally June 12 @ Noon in Stuart Park
DSCN6350 Meet at 12 NOON @ The Bear.
Speakers:
ILona will be sharing on masks and Better Business Standards community support.
Bettina will be sharing on no masks & her growing art project.
We will then head down to protest on the highway. Bring your signs or use ours! CLEAR thanks you for your support and for all you do throughout the week to promote freedom!
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Rutland Rally June 12 @ Noon in Roxby Park
Freedom Linda Meet us at 10am until 2pm @ Roxby Park across from Save On Foods. Speakers:
David Lindsay will be sharing on current events and then protesting on highway #33. CLEAR thanks you for coming down to support the Rutland Rally and if you have signs we encourage you to bring them.
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DAVID LINDSAY WILL BE SPEAKING AT MARK FRIESEN’S EVENT IN VERNON AND KELOWNA! WHEN:
VERNON on Friday, June 11th @ 3:45 pm.
KELOWNA on Friday, June 11th @ 7pm. WHERE:
VERNON at Polson Park
KELOWNA at Kerry Park @ the sails TOPICS:
Mark Friesen will be discussing UN Infiltration, UNDRIP, Paris Accord, and Gov’t abuse of power.

David Lindsay will be discussing the importance of the Coronation Oath and how it relates to COVID-19
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photo 2021-04-29 23-51-28 DAVID’S CORNER
Even though Bonnie the Commie has promised to install a graduated recognition of our rights and freedoms over the next few months, we all know that she has broken these promises now for over a year.
She cannot “give them back to us” as they were never hers to steal in the first place.

There is also a high probability that she will once again begin to try more restrictions in the fall – claiming that there will be a fourth wave at that time. We need only look to other provinces and how they continue to unconstitutionally restrict their people. The price of freedom truly is eternal vigilance, knowing that the ongoing culture change, acceptance of masks and vaccines, needs our continued and ongoing opposition.

If we truly “stand on guard for thee”…then we need to ask people to do so also!
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UP COMING RALLIES
photo 2021-05-16 22-36-26 VERNON – Saturday June 12th, 12 Noon @ Polson Park.
PENTICTON – Sunday June 13th, 12 Noon @ Main & Warren.
KAMLOOPS – Saturday June 12th, 12 Noon @ Riverside Park. CLEAR KELOWNA MEGA RALLY @ Noon
Saturday June 19, 2021 with speakers: Tanya Gaw with Action4Canada
Ted Kuntz with Vaccine Choice Canada
Danielle Pistilli with Freedom Organization
Children Speakers Analeigh & Ashleigh Then Downtown Kelowna March
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Penticton CLEAR Rally Sunday, May 23rd

Penticton CLEAR Rally Sunday, May 23rd
We have 4 Guest Speakers coming to the Penticton Rally this Sunday! David Lindsay, Ted Kuntz, Beatrice Weir, and Priscille Belisle will be sharing their knowledge and expertise and experiences with you, so tell all your friends and make sure you come to hear what they will have to say! Penticton, your Freedom Fighting days have just begun. See you there!
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Sunday, May 23, 2021
Noon – 2:00 PM Weekly Rally in front of Cherry Lane Mall.
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Then join us at 3 – 4:30 pm in Gyro Park in Penticton to enjoy music and speakers, and a march along the lakeshore to spread the word.
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We excited to see you there, CLEAR
(Common Law Education And Rights)

END THE LOCKDOWNS! This day, first organized in Germany, will be celebrated in over 50 countries by the freedom loving resistance!

END THE LOCKDOWNS! This day, first organized in Germany, will be celebrated in over 40 countries by the freedom loving resistance!

Over 50 Countries and a dozen Canadian Cities participating!!!

11:30 a.m. gathering        Stuart Park, Kelowna

12:00 noon start time
Confirmed speakers:

David Lindsay    CLEAR – Common Law Education and Rights Initiative
Ted Kuntz          Vaccine Choice Canada

Raoul Taylor      No New Normal

Dr. Stephen Malthouse     B.C Medical Doctor 

Dr. Judy Mikovits               U.S. Medical Doctor and Author, The Case Against Masks   Live stream

Two Amazing European Speakers

Downtown march and Highway 97 Rally will follow!

Bring your friends and families down for this awesome international freedom assembly.

In freedom

David LindsayCLEAR

Hatchet Job on New ANTI-COVID Tyranny Tabloid DRUTHERS byGov’t-funded, BMO-funded Anti-Free Speech “Canadian Anti-Hate Network”

New Covid Conspiracy Newspaper With Extremist Ties Eyes Canada-Wide Distribution

A new newsprint and online publication is making the rounds at Ontario’s anti-lockdown protests. Billing itself as a source for information not affected by government or big tech censorship, after only one issue Druthers has already made itself a home for fringe voices and ideas.

By Rayne Posted on December 18, 2020

New Covid Conspiracy Newspaper With Extremist Ties Eyes Canada-Wide Distribution

Druthers, a new print paper devoted to Covid conspiracies, launched its first edition in Toronto on November 28. Claiming 25,000 hard copies in circulation and an online edition, it is receiving a lot of buzz in anti-mask/lockdown circles. 

A second issue is planned for January 1, and editor Shawn Jason Laplante, who goes by Shawn Jason online, announced that a partnership is in the works with Ted Kuntz of Vaccine Choice Canada (VCC).

The status of this arrangement is unknown, and Laplante told the Canadian Anti-Hate Network he was “just exploring some ideas,” when asked for comment. 

He presented it to his supporters a little differently.  

“I just received a phone call from Ted Kuntz, president of Vaccine Choice Canada and it looks like we are joining forces to make Druthers even bigger and deeper reaching!” Laplante wrote in the private Druthers Facebook group on December 4. 

In the print edition, all of page two of the paper’s first issue was devoted to a press release from VCC.

While he told us there wouldn’t need to be a newspaper without the “rampant censorship” seen in society, his goal is to reach national circulation of half a million copies.  

Current funding for the paper is coming from a mixture of sources, including crowdfunding, ad and merchandise sales. Laplante states on his GoGetFunding page that $3,000 is all that is needed to produce and distribute 25,000 copies, and that $5,000 would enable him to complete a publishing run of 50,000. For the upcoming January 1st edition, he has raised $1,680 as of December 6. Assuming all the supporters who advertised their business ventures in the first edition paid for the space, he brought in approximately $1,125 through advertising sales. 

Laplante, who appears to be based in Toronto, writes in his first editorial that Druthers’ creators are “explorers of truth” who “love and care for all of humanity.” While this may be what he would like people to believe, it is not the case. 

Dave Bolton of Newmarket, who is working closely with Laplante on Druthers, is the father of Mike Bolton, another frequent anti-lockdown protest attendee who describes himself as a fascist Atomwaffen Division supporter. 

The paper is being promoted by the anti-Muslim ACT! For Canada’s website, alongside white nationalist and former University of New Brunswick professor Ricardo Duchesne’s Council of European Canadians, QAnon content creator Amazing Polly, and The Epoch Times, among others. 

The paper was also promoted by a user on the notorious white supremacist forum Stormfront. RykerB posted a description of the project that appeared on other sites, including ACT! For Canada: “This is exiting [sic] news! The first issue of this new newspaper is complete. 25,000 physical copies have been printed. Druthers thanks everyone for their love and support in bringing this to fruition. This weekend they begin distributing the hard copies freely around Toronto & neighbouring cities. In addition to the physical newspaper there are also digital, and online versions.” 

In response, Laplante stated he was unaware of the promotion on Stormfront and ACT! For Canada.

“Druthers is being talked about everywhere by many people. I’m not a hater at all. Quite the opposite,” he said. “Heck, I don’t even hate the globalists who I believe are committing massive crimes against humanity right now.”

In addition to the expected anti-vax, anti-mask rhetoric, and articles about how to organize a protest march and how to navigate relationship challenges that may arise when one’s significant other is not on board with anti-mask beliefs, Druthers also dips into the far right side of things by recommending “websites of interest” including The Corbett Report, Rebel Media, Dan Dicks’ Press For Truth, Lamont Daigle’s The Line Canada, and Hugs Over Masks, among others. 

An article entitled “Panopticon: COVID-19 and the reign of terror” by self-described “environmental journalist” Guy Crittenden raises eyebrows with its heavy reliance on QAnon ideas and assorted conspiracies, comparison of global COVID responses to Nazi eugenics and the Holocaust, while leaning on a thinly veiled antisemitic trope that globalists are “not connected to spirit.” 

When asked about the content of the articles, he acknowledged that “some people will call some articles conspiracy theory,” but said his paper is about “exploring truths rather than trying to be a voice of authority.”

At first glance, 48-year-old Shawn Jason Laplante appears to be an unlikely publisher of such content. Indeed, some of his friends even called him out for an October 4th Facebook post promoting his favorite YouTube channels including Wayne Peters’ What’s Up, Canada?, Dan Dicks, and Amazing Polly, among others. 

A self-described “Reality Alteration Specialist,” Laplante, a home renovator and carpenter by day, has poured his passions into his many side projects that, until now, promoted love and peace while selling T-shirts and coffee mugs. 

His most successful venture was I Love You Pass It On, or ILYPIO, an admittedly endearing effort to spread little love cards around the world to make people smile. He boasts that he got the cards into over 800 communities worldwide, and his T-shirt made it into a couple of music videos and was even promoted by Darius McCrary of Family Matters fame. 

In an ironic twist, back in 2015 Laplante organized teams to give out free hugs around Toronto, which almost seems like training for what was to come in 2020. However, at that point, it does not appear that he was telling his friends to “keep an open mind” when it comes to far-right/racist material. 

In June he asked for volunteers to take over the management of the ILYPIO project, stating in the comments, “I’m feeling drawn to step up my activism game. Iloveyoupassiton was always intended as a form of activism, but lately I am moving towards more aggressive activism… As the powers that be have upped their game recently, so must I.” 

This new aggression is leading Laplante to boost people like antisemitic conspiracy theorist, David Icke on his social media and within the pages of Druthers. 

Icke is a one-time British football player known for his promulgation of the theory that most major world leaders are a race of reptilian and pedophilic aliens. Icke is also a decades-long superspreader of conspiracies and misinformation — he claims that “Rothschild Zionists” control the world, that Jews financially supported Hitler during the Second World War, and that Jews were behind both the 9/11 terror attack and the 2008 recession. 

Icke has also argued that schools should permit the study of Holocaust denial. 

Recently, Icke was banned from YouTube after promoting the idea that COVID-19 was actually caused by 5G technology. 

Laplante said in a comment that he was unaware of Icke being antisemitic. 

Also, appearing in the pages is controversial Aylmer pastor Henry Hildebrandt, who is making news for his hardline anti-mask leadership of his congregation. Twenty years ago Hildebrandt courted controversy when he fought the Children’s Aid Society to maintain the right to strike his children and counsel his congregants to carry out similar discipline in their families. 

While Laplante is careful to say he doesn’t fully agree with some of the individuals and organizations he highlights, at some point fellow travellers become fellow believers and it is very concerning where this new venture will lead him. In a brainstorming thread on Facebook, Laplante proposes targeting COVID testing centres with his propaganda while others suggest handing out flyers to parents outside schools at drop-off/pick-up times. 

“I don’t propose people distribute newspapers at COVID testing centers,” he said when asked, “but offering up a flyer with some information about the tests isn’t a bad idea.”

Laplante and Druthers illustrate the dangers that come when New Age or anti-vax proponents mix with racists and other far right actors. A strong belief in seeing the goodness in everyone coupled with an attitude that “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” leads to an increasing suspension of common sense and moral judgement while pursuing the common goal of fighting covid safety measures. 

It remains to be seen whether Druthers will continue to grow or will fall flat despite the support and assumed injection of funds from VCC, but one thing is certain: Laplante has strayed significantly from his proclamations of equal love and care and it may take a significant change for him to return to that worldview.  

With files from Elizabeth Simons and Kurt Phillips.