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shockedcanadian Donating Member (224 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-17-11 10:36 AM
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Open letter to Crown Attorney for CSIS and the RCMP...
Edited on Wed Aug-17-11 10:37 AM by shockedcanadian
Here is a letter I sent to the attorney after he threatened to create a motion to strike. Only in Canada will you have to jump through hoops to have your accusers explain what they are accusing you of and what evidence they have against you:

To:
.............
Counsel for Defendants (CSIS & RCMP)
Department of Justice
Mr.......,

Thank you for the letter dated today August 16th, 2011.
As I have stated, I am interested in providing details, but as suggested in the Action I require
access to my dossiers from your clients to do so effectively. The particulars that you request
are extremely detailed and more than ever would require access to these files to answer
appropriately.

Also, I am awaiting your response to the Action, which you are obligated to provide within 30
days. If you are pleading guilty to some of the accusations than it will save us both time and
effort by focusing on those accusations I need to prove and working out a potential out of court
settlement to any your clients accept responsibility for. At this point you have not indicated
your clients position by pleading.

As a function of how CSIS and the RCMP often operate (covertly, undercover, in secrecy), I
cannot provide a badge number or employee number so to speak. An agent confronting me
and committing espionage against me at IBM Canada for instance, would not identify
themselves as a CSIS agent.

Furthermore, they would not specifically tell me that they were working there to discredit and
sabotage my activities. Therefore, it is ultimately a black and white issue, either there are files,
documents and dossier(s) on me or there are not.

If there are no files, than we obviously have a different issue altogether and I will be willing to
provide details as best I can, as I experienced them in the workplace at at the border, but
without the benefit of a file it would not be nearly as accurate and complete. If files do exist,
than you are denying me my ability to present my case to a judge by withholding these
documents.

I would have assumed a simple blanket statement response of innocence across all of the
accusations. Unless of course there is reason to consider these claims in front of a judge who is
qualified to rule on these issues in an impartial manner. In which case, a Motion to Strike; in
particularly before you have plead to the accusations, is an extremely undemocratic suggestion.

I know that the vast majority of the members of these organizations want to make the right
decisions; however there is a history of CSIS and the RCMP denying, in many cases outright lying
to protect the truth and their own stakeholders. Grant Bristow (former CSIS agent who
infiltrated and funded the Heritage Front) and the actions of undercover RCMP officers during a
demonstration at Montebello, Quebec in August 2007 quickly come to mind. As time passed
the truth came out, and their initial denials were found to be misguided at best, I am seeking
this truth immediately as a citizen as I want to lead a normal life in this country without
interference.

I will be putting forward a motion of Order of Disclosure so that we can get through this
impasse. Canada is a system based on democracy, not only is this democracy protected by the
Charter of Rights and Freedoms but Canada is also party to the signing of many International
agreements on Human Rights which go beyond even the scope of our domestic obligations. I
do not think that my request is unreasonable in a democratic system based on justice, fairness
and transparency. A willingness on your clients part to provide the files I request would provide
evidence of their belief in this system.

I want to assist you as best I can, however I still require my dossier(s). I close this letter with the
same question I have posed numerous times.

Are your clients denying that there are files on me?
Regards,
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emcguffie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-17-11 10:58 AM
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1. Should people like me know what this is about?

Help?

Sort of like your files might help you, a little info might help the otherwise uninformed reader.

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shockedcanadian Donating Member (224 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-17-11 11:23 AM
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2. Hello, sorry, I have been been posting on here for awhile...
Edited on Wed Aug-17-11 11:27 AM by shockedcanadian
This is a very detailed and complicated case per se, in fact I have a 100,000 word book (not published yet, was waiting until after the court circus so I could add a final chapter) explaining it in very granular detail. I provided a link below for some information and discussion that might be useful to you.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

Essentially the government has incorrectly and grossly misidentified me as some sort of radical based on my passing interest in the Reform Party (our current leader PM Harper was once a founding member), and they tried to link my interest with the Reform party to that of a White Surpremist group the Heritage Front (funded in silence by ex-CSIS agent grant Bristow). I was never a member of this organization, nor did I have any communication with them. What is startling is these original accusations happened almost 20 years ago, and, before I graduated from University with honours and entered into my MBA program. Their interference has included my work at IBM, a major Canadian bank and caused me issues crossing the border. Keep in mind I have no criminal record and have never been accused of anything (at least overtly). In fact I was actively involved in volunteering and even applied to the military while in University (but declined when I had to wait three months at which point school had re-started). Ironically I was even interviewed for a position in military intelligence, which at the time did not seem odd as I didn`t even know what intelligence organizations did. I have a secondary degree in Sociology, I am not the type to harm anyone or anything in civilian society, nor to attack someone based on belief, opinion, race, religious etc. I am a huge supporter of democracy and freedoms across the globe, though I am realizing the immense persecution that we in Canada face obtaining it ourselves.

At this point their interest in me has changed to focus on the fact that I know about this interference and their operatives and even complained to the SIRC (oversight committee) and numerous politicians. Essentially I confronted them in a desire to be left alone, instead it became worse. The final straw was the long delay at the U.S border, which I took particular offense to since I am a strong supporter of the U.S, their system and commitment to freedom of both speech, expression and opinion. The U.S border guard told me that they did not a have a problem with me, but to contact my government (obviously alluding to they fact that they flagged me).The actions and lack thereof of the defendants (CSIS and the RCMP) speak volumes.

I hope this helps. I appreciate the interest, in Canada there are zero organizations (or very very few) which are fighting for the democratic rights of its citizens. It is scary when one actually considers just how much power our intelligence agencies have, and whats worse is it is applied to their own citizens (unlike the CIA which has strict policy to not interfere with the domestic population).

My life, and that of my wife has been affected immensely, and for six years I have tried to clear my name with them and answer to any accusations, they have remained silent, but quite active in interfering with my pursuit of happiness, so to speak. At this point I have no other alternative than to reach out to everyone and anyone in the hope of obtaining some justice, advice, contacts and people to share my interest.
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