VICTORIA, British Columbia, August 10, 2016. Political police in Canada? You’d better believe it. Back in June, at the last minute CAFE was called by the very arrogant and abusive manager of the Quality Inn Waddling Dog who announced he was cancelling our meeting scheduled for the next afternoon. This, despite the fact we’d held at least five meetings there, without incident, over the past few years.
The manager was rude, ending his conversation with me by denouncing Paul Fromm whom he had called,  as a “racist piece of shit.” [They hadn’t discussed race or ethnicity.]
The next day Gordon Watson arrived at the Waddling Dog to see what was happening and to redirect any people who might not know of the new location of our meeting, There he found five (5) members of the Central Saanich Police who ignored the effort of the manager, one Brandon Petraroia to body check him and provoke retaliation. A member of the RCMP also showed up — quite a police presence to shut down a political meeting — in CANADA! not Cuba.
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Two days later Mr. Watson filed a Freedom of Information request with the Saanich Police.
Recently he received a heavily redacted response — secrecy’s the name of the game in Canada: can’t let the taxpaying sheoples know too much!
It turns out the RCMP Internet snoops learned of the meeting and alerted to Central Saanich Police who approached the hotel manager. Not a believer in free speech in the bunch! This, of course, is political policing and state censorship. There had never been trouble at our meetings; our agenda was entirely non-violent political opinion. Trudeau’s Charter, however flawed, does mumble something about freedom of speech freedom of believe and freedom of assembly. Apparently, the word hadn’t reached the cops in Victoria.
Gordon Watson reported:

“I received the reply to my Freedom on Information request, from the Central Saanich police, today [July 25, 2016] in the mail

Quite amusing to guys like me and you

In their own hard copy, is evidence that the RCMP in Sidney “… had picked up a meeting on social media that was scheduled to take place at the Waddling Dog. … The meeting had appeared via a twitter account named “Canadians Against Mass Immigration”
So, there you have it : the RCMP taking the initiative to meddle in political activity, telegraphing to a private business that ‘it might not be a good idea to let this guy express his political views‘ (my paraphrase).
Out of 19 pages total, in the FoI reply, the last 10 are withheld!”
“This matter is not finished,” said Paul Fromm, Director of the Canadian Association for Free Expression.

Paul Fromm — Free Speech in Justin Trudeau’s Soft Dictatorship

Paul Fromm — Free Speech in Justin Trudeau’s Soft Dictatorship

The Canada Canadian Association for Free Expression Proudly Presents
Paul Fromm

Director, Canada First Immigration Reform Committee

Winner of the George Orwell Free Speech Award,

Free Speech in Justin Trudeau’s Soft Dictatorship

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Gordon Watson Demands Apology & Compensation from the Waddling Dog for Assault & Denial of Rights: THE BATTLE OF THE WADDLING DOG, Part IV

Gordon Watson Demands Apology & Compensation from the Waddling Dog for Assault & Denial of Rights: THE BATTLE OF THE WADDLING DOG, Part IV

Below is the letter which I dropped off tonight (June 22, 2016), addressed to the owner and managers of the Wadding Dog Quality Inn. as I handed it over to the lady at the front desk, I asked ‘will this get to the owner or to Brandon?” She replied :’I’ll put it in his basket. Brandon will probably get it. They’re father and son” Gordon Watson …………


To : owner and managers of the Waddling Dog Quality Inn Mount Newton Cross Road Central Saanich British Columbia From Gordon S Watson 01 I am more than a bit disgusted with what played-out in an incident at your hotel on June 18 2016 : police power was mis-used to prevent legitimate political activity. What I want to know, is : ‘who’s responsible for the outrageous interference in my civil rights?!!!!!!!’

02 The BC Human Rights Code states that its purposes are to foster a society in British Columbia in which there are no impediments to participation in the economic, social, political and cultural life of British Columbia. As explained in my letter to the Central Saanich Police, [ enclosed ] Brandon Petraroia, acting as your Agent, did offend the core principle explicit in that statute

03 Not long ago, a Justice of the Court of Appeal called me “ a long-time political activist”, (which I consider a high compliment). Since 1991 I have been around the block a few times, getting exposure on issues of national importance. In 2001, I was on the ballot as a candidate for MLA in the provincial election. Thus, I certainly do qualify as a ‘politician’.

04 Early in the day on June 18th 2016 Paul Fromm called me to say that the meeting which he’d arranged for 2 pm was cancelled by the management of the Waddling Dog. I said I’d go to the hotel so as to direct anyone who showed up for it, to the changed venue. When I got there, I was dismayed by the show of force = armed uniformed men guarding the Library. I ditched the notion of having any kind of dialogue with the man who presented himself as “the owner” direct quote. Over my 2 decades’ experience in political activity, I’ve been involved in confrontations much more ominous than that one. The attitude displayed by Brandon Petraroia – gloating at having sabotaged our meeting – conveyed that he was spoiling for a physical confrontation.
05 As explained in my letter to the police, when I failed to confirm his assumption that I was there to cause trouble, and started to leave, Mr Petraroia shoved me. There is no doubt in my mind but that that contact was calculated to provoke reflexive reaction, which he’d then use as pretext for the police to arrest me. One wonders if he learned that dirty trick in the curriculum of the hotel management course at Royal Roads University. More likely, it arose from his experience playing ice hockey, where such a move is acceptable among consenting participants. Then again, from what I see on the internet, apparently the hotel’s team = The Greasers (!) = play in a co-ed league … so he wouldn’t get away with that kind of a body check  either.

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Variously self-identified as “manager” or “owner” of the Waddling Dog, Brandon Petraroia is in the background. Central Saanich cop one of a group on hand to prevent free speech meeting, June 18 in Victoria.


06 Your manager committed serious breaches of the law. One of the maxims I’ve learned along the way in my career, is : “make the courtroom the classroom”. He breached the BC Human Rights Code. He committed an assault. For which he, the Agent – and his Principal, the Waddling Dog – are liable for a claim of damages for tortious interference with my civil rights. If you fail to treat this my complaint fairly, we’re headed for Court

07 But we don’t have to go that route. Mr Petraroia’s misconduct demonstrated how far-removed his generation is, from understanding what – once upon a time – was common sense in the white, Christian nation known as the Dominion of Canada. Today, stupified by Marxist propaganda inculcated by the Public Fool System, they mouthe platitudes about “tolerance” and “diversity”, while doing the very opposite … automatically demonizing people like me and Paul Fromm as we attempt to reach the conscience of the nation.
08 Ironically, the topic of the meeting was ; potential change in the law, criminalizing criticism of particular communist doctrines. So Mr Petraroia’s actions are a perfect example of what my old man used to say : “ nothing is so useless it cannot at least be used as a bad example.” We have yet to get any good reason why our group was denied service normally available to the public. I am left to surmise that it was because our political enemies poured the usual slanders into the ear of Brandon Petraroia, which moved him to call the cops. The photo of armed policemen stifling freedom of speech speaks volumes. The capper being Sgt. Sihota’s reply when I asked him “who called the police and why?”. Ie. “we’re here to keep the Peace. To make sure everyone is safe” Safe from what, pray tell?! The photos of Thought Police on the job on your premises illustrate Joseph Stalin’s diktat : “Ideas are weapons. Why should we let our enemies have such weapons?” 09 This letter is my offer to the Waddling Dog Inn / Brandon Petraroia that my complaints can be resolved using common sense. For that to happen, I require: – an acknowledgment of wrongdoing – an apology – a significant sum of money payed to me in Silver Canadian Maple Leaf coins
10 If I don’t receive acknowledgment of my offer by July 31st 2016, I shall submit a formal complaint to the BC Human Rights Commission, as well as : I will lay a Private Information of the charge of ‘Assault’, as well = I will originate a claim in Supreme Court of British Columbia for damages for tortious interference with my civil rights, such claim to be tried before a jury.

Govern yourselves accordingly,

Gordon S Watson



Gordon Watson Wants Hotel Manager Charged With Assault: THE BATTLE OF THE WADDLING DOG — Part III

Gordon Watson Wants Hotel Manager Charged With Assault: THE BATTLE OF THE WADDLING DOG — Part III

Journalist and longtime free speech campaigner Gordon Watson gives his account of his attendance at the Quality Inn Waddling Dog the afternoon when CAFE’s meeting was supposed to occur. The meeting had been arbitrarily and, in defiance of a verbal contract, been cancelled the previous afternoon by manager Brandon Petraroia. When asked to leave, Mr. Watson left quietly. Nevertheless, the manager threw him a body check in a clear attempt to provoke retaliation which would have invited the five or so Central Saanich officers sent to shut down the free speech meeting the opportunity to arrest Mr. Watson. In the formal Freedom of Information request delivered Monday, Mr. Watson demands that Petraroia be charged with assault.


Mr. Petraroia seems to be in his fourth year in a Bachelor’s programme in International Hotel Management at Royal Roads University in Victoria. In his resume, he lists bartending experience. He also boasts that he has the “ability to deal with the public.” As a bartender, one would assume he had some training in dealing with the public and in keeping his hands off visitors to his premises. It turns out he is also a hockey player for the Waddling Dog Greasers in a Victoria Island Hockey League. In two seasons, 2014-2016, he scored 36 points in 47 games. Can one assume he learned that the behavior permissible on the hockey rink — body checks and blocking — might not be proper off the rink, especially when the victim is more than twice his age. Petraroia graduated high school in 2009 — let’s say at age 18 or 19. Seven years later that would make him 25 or 26. Mr. Watson, the man he blocked and body checked is 67! Mananger/”owner”? Brandon is behind the cop. In his on-line resume, Mr. Petraroia lists himself as “assistant manager” at the Waddling Dog. He introduced himself to Mr. Watson as the owner and to Mr. Fromm alternately as the “manager” and “the owner.” The Battle of the Waddling Dog continues.

Paul Fromm Director



Below is the Freedom of Information demand which I hand delivered, at 11 am today (Monday, June 20, 2016) it included the 20 pages of Your ward News / one page of your announcement of the meeting / 4 pages of photos taken that day
Gordon S Watson — —- —-

Chief Constable Central Saanich police, Les Sylvain: 01 On Saturday June 18th 2016, I arrived at the Waddling Dog Quality Inn at approximately 1:45 pm, to find your officers Sihota and Apa and several others, on the premises. I went in to the building as I had done several times in previous years when I attended meetings convened there by Paul Fromm. Immediately inside the main door I noticed a chalkboard on an easel in front of the Library door saying “this area is closed”. 02 It occurred to me I might find people who’d arrived for the meeting which had been scheduled for the Library, and were puzzled what to do next, in the restaurant. So I headed down the hall towards it. A man followed me and asked who I was. When I said “Im from the press” he asked for credentials. When I said I did not have such credentials on me, he told me to leave the premises. I asked him who he was. He replied “Im the owner.” I said the words “Im gone or I may have said “Im going”. Either way, it was clear to all concerned that I intended to leave. Turning back from going towards the restaurant, I proceeded the way I’d just come, so as to go out the main door. As I did so, the man who’d challenged me stepped in to my line of travel, jamming his left shoulder in to my body as I walked by him. Glancing back after being assaulted, I noticed he still had his feet planted firmly in a squat, knees slightly bent, which lowers one’s centre of gravity. There is no doubt in my mind but that he’d assumed that stance, readying himself to impede me, as part of provoking me to retaliate physically against him. 03 His act was what police officers / deputy sheriffs do when they want to arrest someone but don’t yet have an excuse = ie. deliberately make physical contact so as to provoke reaction in the target, of him reflexively shoving back, so they can then lay hands on that person, pretending that he had initiated an assault. In this instance, I did not pause in my travel towards the door. Rather, after I felt his shove, I stepped farther away from the man and said to him sarcastically “thats so trite”. Sergeant Sihota was standing right there, paying attention to what was going on. Sgt. Sihota couldn’t have missed witnessing the man purposely putting his shoulder into my chest as I walked by him, and hearing my response to the assault 04 This is my complaint that that man – whose name I think is “Brandon” – should be charged with the offence of ‘assault”.
05 I came away insulted that police had let themselves be manipulated into enforcing denial of my right to freedom of association, ; my right to participate in democratic activity, along with denial of Paul Fromm’s freedom of speech. Especially, I was insulted that armed, uniformed officers of the government interfered with the reciprocal of freedom of speech, which is, my right to hear what he has to say on certain political issues. Having known Mr Fromm for over 20 years, and heard what he has to say about the pattern of vicissitudes he’s endured from his enemies during that time, there is no doubt in my mind but that the same old canard was played by them on Saturday June 18th 2016. Do I have to remind you that this kind of intimidation for suppressing political activity is one of the hallmarks of fascism? You were duped into the role of the goon squad = mis-appropriating the power, prestige and resources of local government to assist the enemies of freedom. The ‘show of force’ at the Waddling Dog Quality Inn in this instance was a disgrace upon the reputation of your police force.
06 Enclosed – integral to this my complaint – find a copy of Your Ward News / 20 pages. It predicted what played-out in the incident : that Canada is now so morally bankrupt that those of us who disagree with the Central Party line find ourselves facing policemen who mouthe the ridiculous excuse proffered by Sgt. Sihota : “were here to keep the peace to see that everyone is safe. Safe from what? Controversial Ideas? Safe from discomfort when confronted with concepts Outside the Box of what race traitors in high places deem palatable?! 07 Part of my role as a politician, is : scrutinizing allocation of resources of government. Enclosed – integral to this complaint – find a copy of the advertisement for the meeting which had been set for that day. I was there to get the facts with which to prepare my platform when standing for office of MLA in the provincial election. The electorate needs to know about how funds from public accounts are being misappropriated for elective surgeries. As well ; Citizens need to know that the present administration proposes amending the Criminal Code so critics of the insanity of “trans-gender-ism” could be charged with “hate speech”. I was there to participate in activity essential to the well-being of the body politic. In the farce your officers came off as The Thought Police. 08 Once Id exited the building, I asked Sgt. Sihota ‘who called the police, and why?. He told me he didn’t have to answer those questions. He directed me to talk to you. Therefore pursuant to the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act Revised Statutes of British Columbia, I require and hereby demand
09 copies of all records to do with that incident at the Waddling Dog Quality Inn on Saturday June 18 2016, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, 10 the full name of the man who presented himself as “the owner” and who is seen in the photos enclosed 11 copies of all materials accessed by the Central Saanich police force in support of your decision to send officers to the Waddling Dog that day, going to the question of who called the police, and why? 12 copies of all internet website pages viewed by any and every member of the Central Saanich police force, before, during and after this incident 13 copies of all communications in any and every form, including audio recordings of telephone calls to and from any and every member of the Central Saanich police, before, during and after this incident, concerning Paul Fromm 14 copies of all records in control of the Central Saanich Police department concerning me / my name Gordon Stephen Watson born September 10 1949.
15 a printout of the PRIMEbc database concerning me / my name Gordon Stephen Watson born September 10 1949.

Gordon S Watson