BILL C-36 IN SENATE COMMITTEE. WITH NO DEBATE.
POSTED NOVEMBER 22 2010
NO WITNESSES ARE SCHEDULED TO SPEAK ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE.
November 24th Health Canada is scheduled to champion their own work.
November 25th no one has been invited, as of this posting, to speak for the tens of thousands of Canadians who have been working tirelessly to communicate with government to draw attention to the dangers of the legislation.
WE MUST ASK SENATE COMMITTEE TO HEAR US. AGAIN.
They heard him before, and they need to hear him again. Otherwise they only hear Health Canada’s voice, not ours. Shawn Buckley shares our deep concern for freedom, protecting our rights, and our Canada. He is a catalyst that ignites our passion and gives so many of us clear, guiding vision.
The Senate Committee agreed and re-scheduled their meeting to accommodate Mr. Buckley’s legal work last time. And by extension they re-scheduled for us.
It is imperative that he be allowed to give his testimony before this Committee, again.
We all know that he is uniquely qualified and his perspective is essential and irreplaceable. We have all counted on his expertise to draft a clear analysis of C-36, and at every previous incarnation.
EXACTLY ONE YEAR LATER.
In a five-minute-to-midnight national campaign last year, we asked to have Shawn Buckley to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs over this same piece of legislation November 25 2009. Only after we found out Shawn was not accepted as a witness, we launched a campaign to change that decision. Due to our collective efforts was he able to make the presentation which tipped the balance and effectively stopped bill.
There is no alternative being offered. No one is speaking to address the many blatant violations of the Canada’s Constitution. There are number of brilliant candidates that oppose C-36, who should in fact be given access to the Senate. If Senate heard from them all, this bill would more than likely cease to exist. Which is in fact, our collective goal. To STOP Bill C-36. Permanently.
TIMING IS EVERYTHING.
WE HAVE TO ASK SENATE COMMITTEE TO SCHEDULE TIME TO HEAR SHAWN BUCKLEY WHEN IT’S MUTUTALLY ACCEPTABLE.
Shawn is crossing the country from coast to coast with the jam-packed Freedom in Crisis tour until December 8th. In the meantime the unseemly rush to rubber stamp this bill is ploughing ahead. Senate must be told to stop and think, to take time to hear the people, to honour democracy. Sober reflection is what the Senate is for. It’s their job. The only answer is a mutually acceptable date to hear the people’s voice. Senate must halt the rush and hear all the evidence. After December 8th.
ASKING TO SCHEDULE AN HONEST DEBATE
WE’RE NOT ALL CONSTITUTIONAL EXPERTS WHO SPECIALIZE IN HEALTH FREEDOM, BUT WE NEED OUR RIGHTS PROTECTED AND WE KNOW WE HAVE A VOICE, THAT IS WHY SHAWN IS OUR CHOSEN REPRESENTATIVE.
All we have to do is make our voice heard: we want Shawn to have the opportunity to once again, tell the Senate why it’s imperative to STOP Bill C-36. Permanently.
The message from Shawn will be more urgent and appeal to the Senates obligation to Canadians, our constitutional and legal rights and freedoms.
This is important. Consider the time you take, the time you have for freedom.
It’s easy to do and can make a big difference. We know that you are all out there and want the same thing we do. But one single voice – or even a few – communicating for us will do. Our government needs to see thousands even tens of thousands of emails flood their in-box.
That’s when they know it’s us, the Canadian people, asking to have Shawn speak on our behalf.
There are 12 senators on the Social Affairs, Science and Technology committee. We must reach them all so please contact as many people from the list below as you can! Our NHPPA network is swift and powerful. Please GET YOUR ACTIVIST ON today.
It’s best to send short, strong and constructive written communication by email or fax.
Here is a sample letter you can send as is, modify, or simply take some ideas from, for your telephone call. You have lots of information on the subject.
We know you can make this count.
Dear Senator ____________________ ,
Your Committee is about to consider the approval of Bill C-36 which is a bill that concerns me greatly.
I am disturbed to learn that this bill has not adequately addressed the objections Canadians have vocalised about Bills C-52 and C-6. I am outraged that, after listening to the public outcry on countless previous occasions, over the past 2 years, my government has chosen to attempt to rush Bill C-36 through without serious debate. A debate that includes legitimate arguments as to why Bill C-36 should be killed completely.
I realise that Health Canada has issued assurances that C-36 will not represent an assault on my rights as a Canadian, but a detailed examination of the issues demonstrates otherwise. Shawn Buckley gave evidence to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs with regard to C-6. I am writing to urge you to support inviting him to represent my voice at the committee stage of C-36.
As most of you know, Mr. Buckley is a uniquely qualified individual who truly speaks for the interest of Canadians. He is not only a Constitutional lawyer but also the author of the Canadian Charter of Health Freedom, which is a proposed legislation that nearly 55,000 Canadians have signed a petition supporting, with hundreds more signing on every single week.
I believe that to proceed with final analysis of Bill C-36 without hearing from Mr. Buckley would be a grave omission. An act that would wilfully disregard the Canadian people voice of the Canadian public.
The Senate of Canada needs to hear from its people and through their representatives, not just from government bureaucrats.
I urge you to hear from Mr. Buckley at the committee stage of Bill C-36.
I ask that you have the committee clerk contact Mr. Buckley to determine a date that is mutually acceptable.
Your Name, City & Province Here
48 HOURS TO PHONE, EMAIL & FAX
PHONE, EMAIL AND FAX ALL 12 SENATORS ON THE COMMITTEE.
You can call the toll free line and ask for the Senator 1-800-267-7362 but
if you can afford long distance then call the direct line to each Senator’s office.
Then let NHPPA know that you did.
Please help get Shawn Buckley in front of the Senate Committee for the Senators and the Canadian public.
THIS ‘ONE CLICK’ IS SET TO CC:
All Members of Parliament.
Health Canada’s policy makers responsible for creating and forwarding Bill C-36.
The Minister of Health.
Every email you send to these Senate committee members is also linked to media.
Each Senator name below (members of the Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology) is linked to their Parliamentary website. Here you can see exactly who will be responsible for recommending to Senate that Bill C-36 become law.
DAVID BRAILEY (C)
T: 613-943-0040 F: 613-943-0083
CATHERINE S. CALLBECK (L)
T: 613-943-0686 F: 613-943-0693
ANDRÉE CHAMPAGNE (C)
T: 613-995-3999 F: 613-995-4034
JANE CORDY (L)
T: 613-995-8409 F: 613-995-8432
JACQUES DEMERS (C)
T: 613-992-0151 F: 613-992-0128
LILLIAN EVE DYCK (L)
T: 613-995-4318 F: 000-000-0000
NICOLE EATON (C)
T: 613-947-4047 F: 613-947-4044
ART EGGLETON (L)
T: 613-995-4230 F: 613-995-4237
YONAH MARTIN (C)
T: 613-947-4078 F: 613-947-4082
PANA MERCHANT (L)
T: 613-944-7777 F: 613-944-7778
KELVIN KENNETH OGILVIE (C)
T: 613-992-0331 F: 613-992-0334
JUDITH SEINMAN (C)
T: 613-992-0110 F: 613-992-0118
2 IMPORTANT LINKS
TWO AND A HALF YEARS OF COMMUNICATION
On May 14 2008, Shawn Buckley prepared and released a Discussion Paper on Bill C-52 at the request of the NHPPA out of a concern that the Bill represented an unprecedented encroachment on freedoms currently enjoyed by Canadians.
On Feb 18 2009 the NHPPA Discussion Paper on Bill C-6 was released and then on June 18 2010 the current Bill C-36 Discussion Paper gave the country yet another thorough analysis, and reminder, of the dangers in Health Canada’s unnecessary bill.
Health Canada continues to persuade our elected officials that Bill C-36 is not unconstitutional, is not illegal and does not assault our rights and freedoms. Health Canada assures parliament that the bill is necessary and has been checked for legality and constitutionality.
It’s the same dangerous bill, with every amendment, with every concession.
Even Senators voiced deep concerns over this piece of legislation.
WHAT ARE THE STEPS AFTER COMMITTEE?
This committee is the step before a report is created and offered to the entire Senate.
After that a 3rd reading debates followed by 3rd reading and then Bill C-36 will be law.
If you have been following Bill C-36 you’ll know that it has moved through the House of Commons virtually, unimpeded… without thoughtful consideration. Is this because MPs ‘have seen this bill before’ and believe it no longer needs to be scrutinized.
We are curious with the number of groups across the country loudly and clearly giving legitimate evidence to Members of Parliament or Senators if they even sincerely considered our communications. Have they only read the “Myth vs Reality” documents?
Is this what we can continue to expect from our government?
Voices of hundreds of thousands of Canadians, independent constitutional and legal experts, and tax paying business owners being ignored?
The stakes are higher than ever this time. C-6 was amended, but C-36 must be stopped. Stopped completely, once and for all. The rule of law is at stake, and with it the foundation of everything our government is tasked to protect. The proponents of this Bill may use emotive language and fear-mongering to persuade the gullible that their safety is at stake; but we should not permit our Senators to take the easy way out. The people are demanding an end to the pretence.