October 10, 2015

"Doddering old Baby Boomber Anglican" priest's hijab stunt "an embarrassment to herself -- and the CBC"

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

An Anglican priest in Regina named Rev. Cheryl Toth pulled a political media stunt this week:

She put on a headscarf -- a Muslim hijab -- for a day, then called up CBC to tell them all about it.

This is another CBC "news story" that's clearly a gimmick to embarrass the Conservatives.

And this priest didn't wear the full niqab or burqa, which are the items causing the real controversy. There's a big difference between those and a simple headscarf.

Is she ignorant or a trickster? Whatever: She certainly thinks she's courageous.

I'd like to see this doddering old Baby Boomer Anglican wear a full, suffocating niqab for one day and then see how she feels about it.

Would she admit it was dehumanizing and uncomfortable?

And by the way:

How many female Muslim imams are there...?



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commented 2015-10-19 17:20:27 -0400
I remember a story a while ago where a Quebec female student wore a hijab for a day to see how horrible she would treated when she wore it because non-Muslims were all bigots and racists.. She actually found that she was treated better when she wore the hijab. However, she decided that the reason she was treated better when she wore the hijab was because we were all bigots and racists anyway. So much for keeping an open mind.
commented 2015-10-13 09:05:06 -0400
Jay, David Menzies is a reporter for theRebel.Media
commented 2015-10-13 00:16:44 -0400
A CBC reporter named David Menzies actually got in to vote wearing a full niqab. They made him swear to his identity but can you really take the sworn word of a man like that?
commented 2015-10-12 13:44:16 -0400
It’s unfortunate that you still see a good number of people in this country who at heart have this very soft headed and naive worldview that thinks Canada can never ever be too generous or too tolerant to everyone and if you differ from this view, you are branded a racist or insensitive or bigot or homophobe or simply as divisive or fear mongering. This woman and her antics simply illustrate how ultimately ignorant (using a hijab instead of a niqab) and self contradictory this worldview really is.
commented 2015-10-11 20:07:24 -0400
Of course her holiness there never considered that she wears this garb by choice and can take off whenever she wants the women she presumes to support do not have that choice.

In any event I always get a chuckle out of religious dogmatists trying to make sense of the world from within their sheltered little bubble. One more reason I quit the Anglican church years ago and never came back – filled with ostentatious poseurs.
commented 2015-10-11 19:35:33 -0400
Megan. You are probably right. Except I would not put it past some of our more fervent letties! Boy, will they get a surprise!
commented 2015-10-11 18:28:41 -0400
Rick, I to was raised to believe in the hat on the head, scarf on the neck but I firmly believe a burka is a body bag.
If the CBC really wants to embrace that culture, go to the Middle East, take the Rev. and a handful or two of feminists with them and redo this piece, I might even tune into that episode.
Go over there and express your views and record it all. But do not go to “Western safe” places either.
I bet not a soul would sign up for that Canadian taxpayer expensed trip.
commented 2015-10-11 18:08:54 -0400
Big Deal……..wear Depends for a day and call the CBC to tell them about it and have your picture taken. THAT would impress me.
commented 2015-10-11 17:58:03 -0400
Megan. I was brought up to believe a hat is more appropriate for a man. A scarf is for the neck when it really gets cold…………If you want to criticize, have at it! My gender does not negate my empathy for the woman who is forced, oppression or conditioning to wear the full burqua.
commented 2015-10-11 17:36:36 -0400
Really Rick? How often do you wear YOUR headscarf?
I would think that Malala is an expert on this topic and for not wearing a burka body bag she was shot in the face for it. If she lives that life daily and says no way to wearing it, you can bet your fortune myself and any normal, common sensed Western loving woman won’t wear it either.
Any female that turns their back on our Western lifestyle should go live in Malala’s neighbourhood and spew your feminist crap there, embrace that oppression if you want. Oh and by the way Ladies, that’s what the real rape culture looks like!
I love and respect my Canadian rights & freedoms thanks.
commented 2015-10-11 17:24:04 -0400
I sent a challenge to Rev Toth to wear a niqab/burka for 2 weeks full time, and then be interviewed by Ezra to honestly relate the experience as a Canadian woman.
she’s lucky it’s october and not july
just imagine the torture it is in the middle east when winter lows are 25C
Anyway, the challenge has a donation to her favourite charity of C$500 if she’s successful and i hope the good people of Regina will keep us informed on her progress.
commented 2015-10-11 17:05:58 -0400
Wearing a head scarf is no where near comparable to wearing a body bag………….
commented 2015-10-11 15:22:06 -0400
Txs, Ezra and Co for all you do.
I read CBC and other MSM “news” articles about the Calgarian who wore a Confederate Rebel flag face covering at a political event. Apparently, he made threats but none of the articles noted what those threats were. Still, the muslim-led Calgary cops took him away. Think I’ll get me a Confederate flag t-shirt and pull it up over my nose.
commented 2015-10-11 14:57:24 -0400
The CBC has it’s Knickers in a twist over some Old Girl, that has her head in a twist.
commented 2015-10-11 14:39:31 -0400
Muslim headgear is a political statement of supremacy and aggression, no matter who wears it. Disgusting and anti-Western.
commented 2015-10-11 14:25:34 -0400
Rick said, “The Parish of this Anglican Priest should have its tax status revoked for engaging in polictical activity during an election period.”

That is an interesting point. I am not sure one church of the Anglican diocese can have its’ tax status revoked. I think it would have to be the whole diocese or none, but don’t quote me on that.
commented 2015-10-11 13:58:41 -0400
Good point. Female Muslim Clerics? NONE! The Parish of this Anglican Priest should have its tax status revoked for engaging in polictical activity during an election period. As for the Communist Broadcasting Corporation….defund it put the money towards the Canada Pension Plan or similar, something that will truly benefit ALL Canadians!
commented 2015-10-11 13:10:38 -0400
The lady’s lie does not compare in gravity to what the CBC is doing. I am sure that there will be many idiots of many denominations of Christianity that will do some stupid act. But what the CBC is doing is a crime. They are on a quest to bring PMSH down. Everything they are doing is propaganda.
Cheryl Toth is not newsworthy. CBC is spinning it.
commented 2015-10-11 12:38:56 -0400
Good point, Megan.
commented 2015-10-11 12:31:57 -0400
Peter, Klan robes are as religious as the niqab is! To me they have the same effect! But I have more respect for the Klan because they do not hide that they dislike non-whites unlike some Muslims that hide their racism!
commented 2015-10-11 11:58:09 -0400
Megan, the CBC and the left that support people wearing the niqab at the citizen ceremony would say that the white hood of the KKK is not a religious symbol while claiming that the niqab is a religious symbol. I agree that everyone should reveal their faces during the ceremony.
commented 2015-10-11 09:44:03 -0400
The CBC say it’s supporting how “free” these women are to wear a Niqab then I guess the KKK white hood is " free" and should be an accepted choice in headwear too eh?
Or is that still wrong because it’s a white thing?
I personally think in MY Canada, you should your face in public!
commented 2015-10-11 07:06:35 -0400
Art Carruthers commented
“This a woman who said to hell with God I’ll do what I want. 1 Cor 14: 35 Is it not time to put God back in our teachings.”

Art, what you are referencing to was not intended to be interpreted in the context you just implied but rather in these passages in 1 Cor the apostle reproves them (the members) for their disorder, and endeavors to correct and regulate their conduct for the future. You must also take into account the context of the historical times, the patriarchal society in which Paul was speaking in. “… the manner of performance, that is, praying or prophesying with the head uncovered, which, in that age and country, was throwing off the distinction of sexes, and setting themselves on a level with the men … which does not so well befit her state of subjection.” (Henry, M. (1994). Matthew Henry’s commentary on the whole Bible)

That passage (1 Cor 14: 35) has nothing to do with this article unless you are advocating what Paul was (to adjust women’s behavior to maintain proper subjection in the patriarchal society in which they lived). Which then would mean that this priest was correct in covering her hair but wrong in action.

In my opinion in regards to this article and “priest” she is just a nutjob wanting media attention for her political views. If she wants to grandstand like this her actions should be reviewed by the Anglican diocese to see if she still merits being ordained.
commented 2015-10-11 00:17:20 -0400
As an Anglican, I don’t think she speaks for our church. This was just a stunt that is of no value to anyone. Lets move on.
commented 2015-10-10 23:31:57 -0400
Very well said Ezra. I would like to add that I have personally met and seen Muslims who do not want this for their daughters. Who like Canada and would really like to integrate. Nice that “Father” Toth and the CBC keep putting up barriers for these people and supporting the radicals
commented 2015-10-10 23:05:46 -0400
Having just returned from a short hunting/camping trip, I got to thinking when Ezra was giving his detailed description of ‘life inside a burka’, what would happen if say the goat you had for dinner was a little off, and you get real bad gas? I mean you’re kind of stuck in there and that gas will linger for a long time depending on how thick it is…I mean you can open up a sleeping bag and air it out pretty fast, but a tent…talk about green house gases and man-made global warming. Where’s the EPA?
commented 2015-10-10 22:45:11 -0400
This a woman who said to hell with God I’ll do what I want. 1 Cor 14: 35 Is it not time to put God back in our teachings.
commented 2015-10-10 22:24:02 -0400
Now if she put on the niqab and spent, say, one year in it then said it was no problem, then she might have a small bit more credibility, but to make it a true test she would have had to live in a strict fundamental Muslim country for that year and have attempted to remove the niqab in public (while being escorted around in the Muslim public by her Muslim male escort, of course).
commented 2015-10-10 21:38:42 -0400
I guess we don’t have to look to Sweden or the UK anymore for the pictorial definition of gormless. What a stupid, stupid woman. I wouldn’t expect any better, though, from the cbc and wouldn’t be surprised if they didn’t stage it in the first place.
commented 2015-10-10 20:53:00 -0400
Another weak try at demonizing our own culture. It never works of course because it’s based on a lie. Toth and of course the CBC are certified Fifth Columnists but they can’t even do a decent job with the attempt. As far as the lie, Toth should ask for forgiveness if she indeed has any religious beliefs.