Freedom, and Hatred of Religion

When I read of the killing of innocents at the Quebec Grand Mosque, I thought of a conversation I recently had with a friend. My friend’s proposition was that religion had been responsible for more death and suffering in human history than any other cause. I replied that the desire for power, coupled with greed, … [Read more…]

MLK Day 2017

As I write today, our American cousins are commemorating MLK Day, in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his courageous battle for equality of civil rights south of our border. From marches, through non-violent sit-ins and protests, powered by inspirational eloquence and undaunted perseverance, Dr. King and his followers moved concern for basic … [Read more…]

About The Democracy Defence Initiative

The Democracy Defence Initiative is a national non-partisan, non-profit unincorporated association dedicated to empowering Canadians to resist the undeclared war on democratic freedoms being waged in Canada by authoritarian agencies which abuse their power to oppress those who dissent from their beliefs. Founded in Langley, B.C. in May, 2016, we now have over 500 supporters … [Read more…]

Protest to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario!

Here’s a copy of the letter of protest Democracy Defence Initiative delivered on November 30, 2016 to: The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario November 30, 2016 80 College Street, Toronto ON M5G 2E2 Dear Sirs/Mesdames In 1948 the wise leaders of the free world declared in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that … [Read more…]

The Power of Truth!

This week I was very encouraged by two attempts to rebut an article I authored on the importance to democracy of avoiding the dishonourable abandonment of election promises. It’s helpful to be aware of the tactics used by those who oppose our views. These attempted rebuttals illustrate the power of speaking the truth! First, these … [Read more…]

A War Against Freedom

I recently penned a letter warning about measures to diminish the role of parents in their children’s education, and crossing the line between indoctrination and education, as grave threats to democracy. A perceptive reader observed that past aboriginal residential schools also eliminated parents from their children’s education and indoctrinated against parents’ traditional values. Freedom to … [Read more…]

NEED, VISION and MISSION

WHY DO WE NEED DEMOCRACY DEFENCE INITIATIVE? An undeclared war is being waged against freedom and democracy in Canada! Public authorities are abusing their power to undermine the very legitimacy of freedom of conscience, freedom of association, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, rule of law, and other basic democratic freedoms that our ancestors fought … [Read more…]