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Canada is Now the Heart of the Worldwide Pushback Against Vaccine Mandates
For those of you who are concerned about the loss of civil liberties throughout the world, the Freedom Convoy in Canada is putting a spotlight on the situation.
That’s force. It is force because if the man don’t take it, the man will get fired.
-Shaquille O’Neal on why he doesn’t support vaccine mandates, Feb 3, 2022 on CBS “The Big Podcast"
The small fringe minority of people on their way to Ottawa, who are holding unacceptable views that they’re expressing, do not represent the views of Canadians who have been there for each other, who know that following the science and stepping up to protect each other is the best way to continue to ensure our freedoms, our rights, our values, as a country.
-Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, January 26, 2022.
Trudeau Says “Fringe” Truckers Hold “Unacceptable Views”
I will conduct a full investigation, I will include the full extent of the police service act and if relevant the criminal code to pursue charges against [an officer] who would do that."
February 4, 2022 Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloly said he will use the Police Service Act to go after any police officer who offers food, water, fuel, or logistics to any trucker protesting in Ottawa. Sloly also warned that any civilians who are offering supplies to truckers will also be arrested.
This is all a farce. There is something else happening here and it’s taking away the rights of Canadian citizens. 24 years ago, just about, I took an oath that I’d uphold the law and part of that is what I’m doing today…I’m not allowing myself to take part in this sham, this illegal activity that they (the government) are doing. ..Everything in me says that you’re doing the right thing, and I would say all you coppers out there, civilian workers, people that work at 911, doctors, nurses, you know as well. You give an inch they will take a mile. This is just the beginning. So here comes the onslaught of our careers. They have no problem letting us go, making us take all our holidays all our bank-time, then telling us to go home without pay until we comply. That is the ultimate in bullying.
From the Facebook post of a veteran police officer in Calgary Canada on February 7, 2022
For those of you who are concerned about the loss of civil liberties throughout the world, the Freedom Convoy in Canada is putting a spotlight on the situation. If you consider yourself to be relatively informed, but have not heard about Freedom Convoy 2022, or have heard that it’s a handful of unruly agitators, you might want to consider your news source.
The Government of Canada official site states, “As of January 15, 2022, unvaccinated or partially vaccinated foreign national truck drivers, coming to Canada from the US by land, will be directed back to the United States…and unvaccinated Canadian truck drivers entering Canada will need to meet requirements for pre-entry, arrival and Day 8 testing, as well as quarantine requirements.”
When this policy was announced, Canada’s truckers, 85% of whom are vaccinated, said “Enough!” Freedom Convoy 2022 was founded, and on January 26, some 1,600 truckers from across the country started their drive toward the nation’s capital, Ottawa, where they vowed to stay and peacefully protest until all Covid mandates are lifted. That number became 36,000 trucks in just a few days and continues to increase. Thousands of Canadians have lined the highways to cheer them on, holding up thank you signs and calling for an end to all Covid mandates. https://latestpagenews.com/culture-and-art/how-many-trucks-have-joined-the-freedom-convoy-thousands-protest-vax-mandates-at-ottawa/
Canadian flags are everywhere. In Ottawa, the truckers have kept one lane of traffic open for emergency vehicles. Canadian citizens are sharing food, water, fuel, shelter, and encouragement with the truckers who are standing up for their freedom. The truckers, by and large, are polite and public minded, feeding the homeless, cleaning up trash, shoveling snow, and protecting national monuments from those few agitators, not with the movement, who are trying to make the Freedom Convoy look bad. (The agitators are the ones getting press time with mainstream media.)
At the beginning of the pandemic, before we knew much about SARS-CoV-2, other than it was a deadly disease dropping people in their tracks in China and overwhelming hospitals in Spain, the truckers kept doing their job. Throughout the U.S., Canada, Australia, and all other developed countries, while citizens were quarantining, the truckers put their own lives on the line, keeping the supply chain going and food on our tables.
Now that the formerly grateful governments are turning on truckers, medical personnel, police officers, fire fighters, and other essential workers, it is a huge a gut punch. You’ve heard the phrase “From Hero to Zero.” Exactly. Get vaccinated or else.
With the rise of Omicron, fully vaccinated people are as likely to get and spread Covid as the unvaccinated. As the purpose of vaccines is to prevent illness, and the spread of disease, the Covid vaccines appear to be ineffective. The new claim is “at least they lessen the severity of Covid, if you become ill." Perhaps for some, but that claim seems mostly designed to erase from memory the glowing claims of 95% effectiveness against disease and spread that the clinical trials for the Covid vaccines claimed. Especially, they don’t want you to remember that you were told if you got the vaccine, you could stop wearing masks and social distancing, and that your life would return to normal.
The Calgary police officer quoted above also said this, “For all those police officers out there that are wondering, ‘Should I just get it (the vaccine) and then they’ll leave me alone and I can get to work and do my job?’ You’re fooling yourself. This is the beginning of your rights being taken away.”
Did you also note in the quotes at the beginning of this post how Prime Minister Trudeau talked about #The Science, and the “unacceptable views” of the truckers? Which unacceptable views? Is it the view that medical treatment is a private decision, and should not determine your employment eligibility? Is it the idea that kids should be able to breathe freely, attend school in person, and lead normal lives? Maybe the unacceptable view is the belief that individuals should be able to make their own judgments about when it’s safe to leave their homes and interact with others? Perhaps Trudeau is referring to the view that participation in the public square should not be based on whether or not you’ve received a mandated injection? The Nuremburg Code states that the use of coercion or force in medical treatment is unlawful. Period. http://www.cirp.org/library/ethics/nuremberg/
This is a pivotal point in world history. The truckers in Canada represent all freedom loving people everywhere. They must succeed. Regular Canadian citizens are fighting to break the government chokehold that has been held over Western democracies during the past two years. Let’s support them.
If you want to contribute to the Freedom Convoy, donations are being taken on the crowdfunding site https://givesendgo.com/. The campaign is called Freedom Convoy 2022.
I would also invite you to contact Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Deputy Mayor Laura Dudas, and Police Chief Peter Sloly. We can politely, but firmly, let them know that the world is watching. This is one of those moments when there is no in-between; you’re either on the right side or the wrong side of history. Listen to the truckers. Listen to freedom-loving Canadians. Remove the Covid mandates:
Prime Minister Trudeau has gone into hiding. From an undisclosed location he said on February 1, 2022 that he is “disgusted” by the truckers, saying “We won’t give in to those who fly racist flags. And we won’t give in to those who engage in vandalism, or dishonour the memory of our veterans.” Trudeau is referring to those few malefactors, including Antifa, who show up at any public protest and try to turn it violent. There is nothing about the Freedom Convoy that is based in racism or hatred.
In the words of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, "A democratic society welcomes debate and disagreement on the key issues of the day, and protest is a big part of this process. Protests can be messy and disruptive, but they are also crucial to our well-being as a society. We only have the right to vote every few years, but protests provide opportunities to express our views and grievances at any time." Obviously, Prime Minister Trudeau does not believe in the principles of a democratic society. We, however, can make a better choice.
Today, February 7, the Freedom Convoy 2022 made a statement. “We have consistently communicated to all police departments since the beginning that this protest can only be resolved through political dialogue. Not police action. What all Canadians want is not within the power of the Chief of Ottawa police to give. This can only be resolved by lawmakers. Not tyrannical enforcement.” They encourage the citizens of Canada to contact their elected members of parliament to meet with the leaders of the Freedom Convoy and negotiate a peaceful, satisfactory solution to the situation.
Similar truck convoys have sprung up in solidarity with the Canadians in places as far reaching as the U.K., Australia, and India. Pray for Canada and for the success of Freedom Convoy 2022!!
Update on 02-08-22: Among the many medical professionals who support the Freedom Convoy, are three experts: Dr. Paul Alexander, who served on the White House HHS Covid committee in 2020, Dr. Roger Hodkinson, and Dr. Byram Bridle, PhD, Viral Immunologist. Drs. Alexander, Hodkinson, and Bridle say the science supports lifting of the mandates. They have invited Canada's public health officials to a forum to discuss the science and medical data on COVID-19.
They explain, "Given that the government claims we are in a state of emergency, we feel this discussion needs to be expedited and brought before the Canadian public. Specifically we are requesting...data that demonstrably justify their case for the public health emergency and the initiation and continuation of mandates...Canadians pay their public servants to do this...and you deserve to be able to make the most informed decisions possible to safeguard your health."
The public forum is scheduled for February 11 at the Marriott Hotel in Ottawa. Invited are Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Dr. Theresa Tam, Deputy P.H. Officer Dr. Howard Njoo, and Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization Dr. Shelley Deeks. They always say "Follow the Science." This is their chance to show the science and have a balanced discussion with doctors who will provide data with regards to the efficacy of face masks, lockdowns, restrictions, and vaccine mandates (especially for children).
Encourage them to attend. Here are their emails:
Dr. Theresa Tam - email@example.com
Dr. Howard Njoo - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Shelley Deeks - still looking for an email, will update
(edited and updated 02-08-22)