Ontario’s New Definition of “Equality”!!!

How did B.C.’s appeal court reach a different conclusion than Ontario’s in the Trinity Western case? By rejecting the principle of factional superiority ironically proposed in Orwell’s analysis of fascist dictatorships, “Animal Farm.” Ontario’s court approved a description of the Law Society’s historical mandate “ to remove all barriers to entry to the legal profession … [Read more…]

*Prohibiting Prayer – Another Canadian Attack on Freedom and Democracy*

A news report last month described municipal officials in Quebec revoking the operating permit of a community centre because the centre refused to prohibit prayer by people gathering at the centre. Apparently this action was precipitated when inspectors found 20 people praying together in the building. And opponents of freedom slyly ask where do we … [Read more…]

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…]

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…]