Friday, April 22, 2016

The Charter Disease

“Simple Definition of disease
: an illness that affects a person, animal, or plant : a condition that prevents the body or mind from working normally
: a problem that a person, group, organization, or society has and cannot stop”

I believe Canada is suffering from The Charter Disease. This disease has prevented the country from “working normally.” I believe Canada is now suffering from the adverse effects of this Charter, and that it has created symptoms that could be called “mind disease.” This, I believe, has resulted in abnormal decisions coming from the highest court in the land. These decisions have also affected the minds of the politicians, most of the media and others in the country, who now accept whatever is described as a “right” under the Charter. I believe this has been done by perverting the law and the language.

“More than a year ago, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Carter vs. Canada that, ‘The prohibition on physician-assisted dying infringes the right to life, liberty and security of the person in a manner that is not in accordance with the principles of fundamental justice.’” Aaron Wherry, CBC News, April 22, 2016.

On reading the quote above, attributed to the Supreme Court of Canada, one has to ask, is this an example of the Charter disease preventing the “mind from working normally"? Resulting in a perversion of law and language? Have our “rulers” gone mad?

If the disease of madness has taken root in Canada, and is infecting the country, what can be done to cure it? Could a state of emergency be declared? Who can save the country from this Charter disease, if power is the hands of the unelected, and the elected are contaminated by the unelected?  What is the answer to this conundrum? Do the people of the country docilely accept the fact that “Judicial Approved Murder Comes To Canada”?

Are those suffering from this illness going to be allowed to continue to spread the Charter disease? What other contaminated and other insane rulings could be perpetrated on the populace if this Charter disease continues its ascendance?

“In fact the Charter was a ruse. [Pierre] Trudeau wanted to consolidate power in the Supreme Court of Canada and weaken Parliament.” [1] In so doing he altered the legal structure of the country from a constitutional monarchy to an oligarchy in one fell swoop.”
Joe C.W. Armstrong, in his book “Farewell the Peaceful Kingdom” page 75.
This Charter disease was imposed without an individual vote of the people. Surely if people are to live by a set of rules they should have the chance to vote on these rules? Instead we have a situation where this Charter is interpreted by appointed, non-elected judges, or to put it bluntly, ex-lawyers. These ex-lawyers, now judges, are appointed by the Prime Minister of whatever political party is in power. Any thinking person has to ask, “How can non-elected judges rule the people from a document that was not given acceptance by the people?” What will it take before the people are pushed to their limits? Even a worm will turn eventually. What will be the catalyst that turns disgust into action? Every action has a reaction as the saying goes. What will the reaction be when a civilized society finally realizes democracy no longer exists?

“The dramatic change imposed on the country should have incited members of the law profession to take up arms. Instead without a whimper the Supreme Court of Canada was handed the ultimate power of determining the most fundamental rights of the country as the Charter outlined them. The loss of freedoms to Canadian society was beyond measure, equivalent only to military conquest.” [3]
Joe C.W. Armstrong in his book “Farewell the Peaceful Kingdom” page 206.

In closing, I believe the only antidote left to save this country from the latest diabolical decision by the Supreme Court of Canada is the use of the Notwithstanding Clause.

Stephen J. Gray
April 22, 2016.