to the Fulcrum
Ottawa Student Newspaper
I'm responding to your article "Discourse restricted" in
the January 6-12 2005 edition of the
concern is that "political
discourse" is *NOT* ALLOWED
ALL** in the Agora: this "blatantly" contravenes Sec-
tion 3 of the Canadian Charter of
Rights and Freedoms.
As the President/Party Leader of the Égalité
Party of Canada,
strongly believe college+university campuses are
places for political parties
- such as mine - to
Incidentally, I called the Head of the Political Science
Department at Ottawa U. to see if she
would have the
of my Party critiqued.
She *NOT* only refused to return my
call, but Ottawa U.
put a "call block" on my phone number.
are they "afraid" of?
obviously have a stake in
believing in the "same-
old, same-old" FASCIST!
POLICE STATE status quo.
received the "same" NEGATIVE
Carleton U. political science faculty as well as that of
the Université de
Québec (on the other side of the
Ottawa River) alleging
that by having my political
party platform critiqued by their students they'd
be promoting my political party.
are they afraid of?
this: *WHY* is the University
must have made it
clear to them that it will *NOT*
*ANY* NEW POLITICAL PARTY with fresh ideas
that will upset the apple cart.
is such A DANGEROUS,
RESPONSE to the freedom of speech
that it's CHILLINGLY OFFENSIVE.
PUBLIC DISCOURSE IS VITAL TO DEMOCRACY+
without it, there can
whole thing reminds me of when I
my M.A. presentation on ESL curriculum
Carleton University in
November 1996 when my lin-
gistics professor, Dr.
Janice Yalden, former Faculty of
Arts Dean and former
Head of the Department
guistics at Carleton
University, got up
my presentation+asked me to sit down because I was
disagreeing with the last 20 years of
everything I was
substantiated by the latest avant-
guard linguistic research FROM *OUTSIDE* NORTH
AMERICA and I, myself, had
already studied nearly a
dozen languages at University earning *TOP* MARKS
making me an authority on the subject.
to say, I walked out of
the program IN *TOTAL*
response was an
*UNCONTROLLED* FASCIST RE-
SPONSE that made me *SICK* because it was UNWAR-
RANTED+TOTALLY DIGRACEFUL in a public institution
of HIGHER LEARNING that is supposed to encourage
(NOT discourage) FREEDOM OF THOUGHT.
story is that universities CAN+
discourse and they do
campus Police warned
me that they'd charge me with "trespas-
sing on *PRIVATE* PROPERTY if I came
on campus or promoted my political party
on the streets around the campus.
The Ottawa Police confirmed that they would
lay the charges as
they have done so in the
Note: when I
*PROOF* that Ottawa U. in
Note: fact was "private property" they
Note: *couldN'T* produce any.
though all* universities+
INSTITUTIONS, NO ONE seems to know
TheÉ(eh)PC intends to solve this problem by
TheÉ(eh)PC will ensure that DISCOURSE at
Canada's institutions of higher learning is *NOT*
(Honours), B.A.(Italian) magna
of the Égalité Party of Canada
DEcriminalize Gov't: at ALL