Thursday, November 8, 2012

Time For Health Canada to come clean!

Time For Health Canada to come clean!

   On Thursday, November 8th 2012 a press conference was held in the offices of constitutional lawyer Rocco Galati. The subject was to announce a class action lawsuit that was recently filed, on the behalf of their clients, against Health Canada.
   The clients Nick Mancuso (Actor/Consumer Advocate), Marilyn Nelson (Natural Health Freedom Canada), and David Roland (Natural Health Freedom Advocate) are seeking justice on behalf of the people who sell dietary supplements, vitamins and natural health products in Canada. In the Statement of Claim filed in the Federal Court of Canada, the Lawsuit claims that many of the current policies, regulations and actions undertaken or initiated by Health Canada, against Canadian natural health product manufacturers, retailers or their suppliers, are unconstitutional and contravene The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and The Canadian Constitution.

(Left) constitutional lawyer Rocco Galati (right) Nick Mancuso Actor/Consumer Advocate)

   The Class Action Lawsuit maintains that:

1) Dietary supplements and vitamins (“natural health products”) are safe.  In the entire 50+ history of the health food industry in Canada, these innocuous products have caused zero fatalities.

2) Consumers are sufficiently protected from possible harm and fraud with respect to these products by the Food and Drugs Act, the Competition Act, Canadian Advertising Standards, and the Criminal Code.  The Natural Health Product Regulations are unnecessary in that they do not provide any additional protection to consumers.

3) The Natural Health Product Regulations and the NPN Licensing Scheme are ultra vires (unlawful) in that they contravene the Constitution Act, 1867.  Health Canada does NOT have any legal authority to regulate health products, as such.

4) Health Canada has the right to restrict only those products that have been proven to have caused death or serious injury.  In the absence of proven harm, dietary supplements and vitamins must be presumed to be safe (i.e., innocent until proven guilty).  Health Canada has unlawfully reversed this onus, however, by insisting that suppliers prove their products “not unsafe” before being granted permission to sell them.

5) The oppressive and unlawful NHP Regulations have restricted many thousands of safe and effective products from the market, thus depriving consumers of their freedom to choose valuable health options (in apparent violation of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms).

  All this has come about because of policies that the United Nations has set forth and the Canadian government has adopted as part of the GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) The effect these laws have is to give a very large advantage to the large pharmaceutical company’s at the expense of smaller health product manufacturers, retailers and  suppliers of such things as vitamins and oil of oregano, Many of these products should be treated as food and not drugs anyway. By putting strict drug licensing and regulations on these small manufactures, producers and retailers the government is forcing them out of business and turning over a large and growing market over to the big pharmaceutical manufacturers and retail drug store chains. Many of these products are not drugs at all but herbs, spices and mixtures of natural plants that mankind has been using as natural herbal remedies for hundreds of years.  
    Nick Mancuso pointed out at the press conference that although many deaths can be attributed over the last few years to drugs that were approved and latter pulled by the FDA, Nobody had in fact ever died from the proper use of “natural health products”
    This class action suit will effect every family in Canada in the way you wish to keep your family healthy and the foods and herbs you will be allowed to have access to. This will be one to follow folks!

Lawrence McCurry
November 8, 2012

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Protester or Activist?

     I see a lot of protesters and occupiers calling themselves activists these days, but these people have little clue what a real political activist is. To drop the word political from the term political activist makes you a protester, nothing more. The word activist stems from the word action and although protesting is an important pursuit, to become part of the political process and be actively working toward political goals is what being an activist really is.
    We have a very serious problem in this country. The general public has become so disillusioned with the corrupted main stream political parties that they have stopped taking part in the political process altogether. In the last general federal election only 61.1 percent of the eligible registered voters even bothered. In the recent Toronto/Danforth by election in which I was campaign manager for the leader of the Canadian Action party it was even lower at 43.4% which is less than half the people who could vote did! A lot of people I have met in the Truth movement and in Occupy suffer from the same lack of insight as the general public, in the fact that they strive for political change and yet refuse to become part of the political process.
   The problem with the protest community is the failure to follow through with any one action or set of demands. The powers that be have no fear of protesters and will simply ignore the protester knowing that they will move on until the next scandal. Those in power have no fear and will simply let the police step in if the protesters become a pest. One reason the protester is less of a problem for the politician is the fact that they do not get involved in the political process. The protester is not a threat to him or his power base. Some believe that getting the word out to the public about the things being protested have value, again this might be true if the media were not as controlled as the political process and the public were politically involved, which they no longer are.
    The argument heard most often, not only from the public but also from the people who wrongly think they are activists is that the system is corrupt and all the politicians are crooks, why bother voting when both main parties are the same? This brings us to the big lie, one these same politicians whisper at debates. “To vote for a fringe party or independent is a waste of a vote.” Many also wrongly believe that these fringe parties and independents are no different than the main stream parties, or that they have no real chance of winning. Well that’s what the professional politicians want too. Because buying into that puts you back to why bother voting.    
     Recently a twelve year old girl by the name of Victoria Grant became a you tube sensation with a speech about why Canada should return to utilizing the Bank of Canada. This girl got many views with her message and yet The Canadian Action Party has had this policy as its main platform for years and nobody has paid attention, why? If the people of Canada want to see real change in this country they need to drastically step up their game. Marching in protests, handing out flyers and putting up posters is a noble pursuit, but it does not make you an activist. At a recent protest I had a well-known protester start yelling at me that “he has had his camera broken, been arrested three times and given his whole life over to the cause. So don’t tell me I’m not an activist!”  Sorry no, he’s a protester. An activist would be working in some real way to bring about the political policy that he supports, this is only accomplished by participation in the political process. Besides protesting and educating the public the real activist must get personally involved in the process. This means joining a political party or supporting a candidate at elections. Another method is talking to politicians, in a non-confrontational setting to convince that politician or party that you represent the power base that supplied them with their job. Attending council meetings and writing articles on who does and does not support your cause. Form groups in your community to show that you are a clear voting block that needs to have your considerations taken into account. Or even run for office yourself with your voting block as support.
     There are only two ways that Canadians are ever going to see any kind of real political and monetary reform in this country. You could have a violent bloody revolution where intuitions fail, general mayhem and many people die. Even then there is no guarantee that what you’re left with will be any better than what you have now. The other way is to become politically involved and support an independent candidate or small or fringe party that’s not influenced by banks, corporations or foreign powers.  
     Organizing and participating in protest is an important and necessary pursuit for a political activist, but not the whole game and certainly not all it will take to see the real kind of political change we need and must have if Canada is to be a healthy and happy society.  

Lawrence McCurry
September 22, 2012

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

No Justice, No Nothing……

 Why have the Metro Toronto police given a free pass to the Black Bloc to commit crime in Toronto?
     It has been well over a month since members of the covert crime gang known as the BLACK BLOC committed a serious assault on Toronto blogger Greg Renouf and it seems the Toronto police Dept. refuse to make an arrest even though the victim of this vicious assault has identified two of his attackers!
     Greg Renouf is a local writer who has written extensively on the Occupy movement and their relationship with the socialist/anarchist wing of the Black Bloc.
        Many of you will remember this same group of criminals from the G-20 protests of 2010 in Toronto. Word on the street at the time was that some of the Black Bloc may have been police officers just like the agent provocateurs at the SPP in Montebello Quebec in 2007.  There is no question that this same gang of “anarcho-primitivists” as Renouf had referred to them has been infiltrated by police in the past and most likely still are.
       For months Renouf has been writing articles critical of both the Black Bloc and the controlled Occupy movement that has embraced them. Renouf has shown great courage and restraint in uncovering the secret communist/Marxist control behind the Occupy movement and the various infiltrations of other activist causes like the casserole and student movements of late. Although Renouf usually makes sure he is armed with his Camera and the crowd at protests he did not expect to be jumped at night in a small park at Bellevue Square beside Toronto’s Kensington Market. Around 11:30pm on June 23rd four of these cowards beat Renouf with a wooden flag pole and kicked him when he fell to the ground. These men were not wearing masks and Renouf could clearly identify two of his attackers. There were also a number of shocked witnesses. Although Renouf sustained serious injuries that required a trip to hospital by ambulance to close the large wounds to his head, he was still able to meet with police the next day and provided names and pictures of two of his four attackers.

      The case was turned over to Detective Williams of 14 div. who seems to be in no hurry to investigate or make an arrest. In fact in the month since the attack the victim has been told that Detective Williams has been on vacation, days off and has yet to return any of the victim’s phone calls personally. Is he waiting for this man to be killed by these thugs or is he just hoping it goes away? There is now speculation on the street that the reason there has been no arrests in this case is because one of Renouf’ s attackers is himself a Metro Toronto police employee. That is quickly becoming a lot easier to believe than the excuse that Detective Williams is too busy to investigate the matter or just too lazy to do his job.
      The power of the alternative media to cover stories that the main stream corporate media refuse to touch is important to the freedom we still have left to us in this society. When a group of criminal thugs are permitted by police to beat a writer for the soul reason that they don’t like what he has to say about them is a travesty not one of us can afford to overlook.
     Whether you sympathize with the protests or not, whether you agree with what he writes or not, when the voice of the alternative media is silenced we are all in the jackpot.  
     If the Toronto police are playing with the safety and life of Greg Renouf just to save the identity of one of their own, who may even be complaisant in this crime they had better come clean sooner rather than later!

Lawrence McCurry
July 30, 2012

Monday, May 28, 2012

Return of the Black Bloc Stooges 

    Occupy was the start, the forces of globalization, corporations, banks and those who support the one world government are now in control of the people who have been protesting against them! I’ve been seeing it over the last year now in Toronto. When Occupy started last October I could plainly see that something was very wrong. Occupy was an inside job . 
   The people who had a firm control over the Occupy movement were the same people out of the universities who had been pushing the global warming hoax, Al Gore’s carbon taxes, and Marxist communism. 
    It became clear very quickly that these socialists with the help of the unions were the real power behind Occupy. Occupy was billed as a protest against corporate greed and massive banking fraud but after day one this was never mentioned again. The leaders (Who did not camp in the park) were building a cult from those who did. And there were standard cult techniques being employed. Within the short period of a couple of weeks these leaders had their followers marching in support of the Robin Hood Tax and chanting down with capitalism. 
    So what was the outcome of the Occupy movement? From what I can see the result was it split a strong activist community in Toronto right down the middle. It also soured and turned off many people who were never involved before. People who have woke up to the problems in our country and wanted to do something about it were left with a bad experience and went back to being people who stay at home and do nothing because they were lied to and deceived by these phony Occupy leaders. 
    By the time May Day had rolled around in Toronto these socialists, Marxists, TROTSKYIST and communists were handing out red flags and still feeding the brain washed horde they had collected though occupy. The big difference now was their vanguard was the infamous Black Bloc. 
    The seasoned political activists among us know the Black Bloc well from the G-20 in Toronto and the SPP meetings in Montebello. We also know these people are often agent provocateurs working in the interests of police, government and the globalist cabal of bankers that some believe really run this world. It is no surprise to us as well that these Black Bloc agent provocateurs are working hand in hand with these same occupy socialists who have claimed ownership of every protest and political action that now takes place in Toronto and Canada.
    Their current project is to expand the student protests taking place in Montreal to other cities and provinces in Canada in an attempt to usher in what they refer to as “The Maple Spring,” a reference to the Arab spring protests that have brought down the government in Egypt. In every protest and action that now takes place in Toronto it is assumed you are on side with this socialist agenda and black bloc tactics or you are not welcome. If you believe in non violent protest you are naïve, if you don’t believe capitalism is the problem you have no place on the street. Make no mistake here; these people are smart enough to know that the problem is not capitalism but the globalism and corporatism that have plagued the whole world.
    Canada has always been a working mix of both capitalist and socialist philosophies. You will find few Canadians who don’t think education and health care should not be socialized, you will also find many who would agree with the students that higher education should be accessible to all and not just those who can afford it. Many, myself included have even said for years it should be free. However that does not translate into doing away with capitalism or democracy for that matter.
    No these socialists, Marxists and communists are not stupid. They are naïve however if they think this current uprising will lead to the socialist utopia they believe they can achieve. The concepts of capitalism and democracy have already been twisted out of shape and all but destroyed by the forces of globalism and corporate banking and there’s no reason at all to think that the ideal society these socialists think they are going to get will not be rolled over and crushed with even less effort.
    The long and short of it is these socialists, Marxists and Black Bloc, weather they know it or not, are the tools of the very same people they are protesting against. As they block traffic and chant “fuck the police” surely they must know they are giving the very excuse for the police to get violent. They are playing right into their hands. Canadians know the system is broken, by pushing communism and Marxism they are ensuring political change will be stalled because Canadians don’t want Marxism either.
    We are all familiar with the concept of the Hegelian Dialectic, otherwise known as “Problem-Reaction-Solution” For the globalist bankers to create a one world government and banking system they must maneuver the public into demanding it. First the problem, crash out the world economic systems, have the bought and paid for governments you control implement harsh austerity budgets to pay you back. Next step is reaction, which is now starting in Canada as it has already in many other countries. But don’t expect these "student protesters" or the politicians to address the real problems. The protesters will talk about tuition fees and police brutality, the government about order and public safety; the news papers will fuel the fire talking about the breakdown of Canadian society and as food and gas prices continue to rise along with unemployment the people will follow these fake activists and take to the street. As things go from bad to worse the government will clamp down on our freedoms and civil rights and continue to give away our Canadian sovereignty to a corporate global authority just as they have been doing for years. 
    The one thing that will not happen on either side, protesters or government will not identify or address the real problem, that of monetary and political reform. The final act in this political theatre is the solution. The world bank and the IMF will step up with a one world banking system just as the Vatican called for, To oversee this world banking system we will also get an increasingly more powerful world government. 
    So as it now stands all decent and protest in Toronto is now firmly in the control of people who either knowingly or unwittingly are working for the cause of the bankers, one percenters and the new world order. As they roll out their black bloc tactics this summer and the police respond the way police do remember this is all part of the plan the one percent have for us. Real activists do not support this these black clad stooges and neither should you. 

 Lawrence McCurry
 May 29, 2012