Category Archives: OPP Officers

Political interference with Caledonia policing by Ontario government

UPDATED Feb 19/11 1. ‘MISFEASANCE OF PUBLIC OFFICE’ A. Key Negotiation Documents Key Negotiation Documents, 2006: [PDF, 43p, 29.5MB] Includes May 02/06 Six Nations website screen capture showing demands that gov’t intervene to drop criminal charges & promise not to call … Continue reading

Posted in Brown-Chatwell suit, Caledonia activists, Caledonia Class Action, Caledonia Lawsuits & Court Actions, Caledonia Victims, Commissioner Julian Fantino, Dave Brown, Dave Hartless, Gary McHale, Michael Bryant, Monte Kwinter, OPP Officers, Politicians, Premier Dalton McGuinty, R. v. Gary McHale (Counselling Mischief Not Committed) | Tagged

Western Standard: “one victim Julian Fantino did not have the courage to meet”

From the Western Standard: Julian and the Victims “I have never had any tolerance whatsoever for crime, to begin with. And also, I have never been able to overlook the victimization that’s involved.” […] I don’t know how Julian Fantino … Continue reading

Posted in Caledonia Victims, Commissioner Julian Fantino, Fantino & Conservative Party, OPP Officers, Pam Dudych

CANACE video: Blatchford on targeting of McHale by “prime minister’s new best friend” – Julian Fantino

Jeff Parkinson, co-founder of Canadian Advocates for Charter Equality (CANACE), has released a short video containing highlights from Christie Blatchford’s speech to a packed crowd at Chedoke Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, Ontario on Nov 16/10. In addition to commenting on … Continue reading

Posted in Caledonia activists, Commissioner Julian Fantino, Fantino & Conservative Party, Gary McHale, HELPLESS - Christie Blatchford, OPP Officers | Tagged

Caledonia residents Brian & Gayle Hagan appeal for your help to distribute CAF brochures this Sat/Sun: “A few hours of your time could mean so much”

Gayle and Brian Hagan are longtime Caledonia residents who have been strong supporters of the struggle to oppose Julian Fantino’s racial policing practices in their town. Brian was a presenter at the Dec 04/10 ‘Illegal Smokeshacks’ news conference at Queens … Continue reading

Posted in Brian & Gayle Hagan, Caledonia activists, Commissioner Julian Fantino, Conservatives Against Fantino, Conservatives Against Fantino protests, Events, Fantino & Conservative Party

‘Helpless’ excerpt 1 – ‘Caledonia: the town that law forgot’

This is the first in a series of excerpts and related commentary from Christie Blatchford’s upcoming book, Helpless: Caledonia’s Nightmare of Fear and Anarchy, And How The Law Failed All of Us. It tells Caledonia’s story and the story of … Continue reading

Posted in Caledonia activists, Caledonia Victims, Dana Chatwell, Dave Brown, Gary McHale, HELPLESS - Christie Blatchford, OPP Officers, R. v. Gary McHale (Counselling Mischief Not Committed)

Hamilton Spec re ‘Helpless’: New OPP mission after police attacked by natives – ‘protect natives’

UPDATED – The Hamilton Spectator has published the first story based on excerpts from Christie Blatchford’s book, Helpless. (Note that the date of the meeting with Inspector Getty described in paragraph 3 was actually April 28/06, not Feb 28th as … Continue reading

Posted in Caledonia Victims, Dave Hartless, Debbie Thompson, HELPLESS - Christie Blatchford, Inspector Mel Getty, Jack Dancey, Karl Walsh, OPP Officers, OPPA (OPP union)