December 25, 2017

SPECIAL: Guidy Mamann on immigration, profiling and Canadian values

Rebel Staff

Between Christmas and New Year's, we're reviving a tradition we began last year:

Bringing you in-depth conversations with some of The Rebel's most popular, fascinating and knowledgeable guests.

Tonight: I like to say that Guidy Mamann has "a soft heart and a hard head"! He's a seasoned immigration lawyer whose first-hand expertise on official Canadian immigration and refugee policies (along with the messy realities on the ground) has brought unique perspectives to my program that you quite literally haven't heard anywhere else in Canadian media.

For years, he's been dedicated to helping deserving people build a new life in Canada, as well as keeping the country safe.

I ask Guidy Mamman about scams he's seen, Canada's criteria for admitting newcomers, profiling, his worries about the future and so much more.

PS: See what "makes him crazy" when he goes to the airport.

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commented 2018-01-05 15:38:28 -0500
Great interview.
commented 2017-12-28 01:54:13 -0500
Okay, Carole. You are clearly just screwing with me. There is no way you really believe the things you say. You got me.

And for the record, I voted for Harper and Pallister.
commented 2017-12-28 00:41:41 -0500
Absolutely, if you are a descendant of either the english or the french who founded Canada, you should have more rights than the new immigrants. I think that we should not pay taxes at all. In fact, people like space mootch should pay us, for the benefit of living in our country. Plus they shouldn’t be allowed to vote. They have no understanding of how the finances of the country work, its history, the corruption of the political parties and the challenges that we face. In fact, they are even unable to read and understand plain english, as outlined below. Their bias are so prevalent, that they cannot go beyond them to understand canadian and western values. And they finally should not get access to any of the state benefits until they have contributed enough to earn them. LOL
commented 2017-12-27 23:25:36 -0500
You have no respect for this country, why do you get up everyday, just to bitch? That is all you do. No solutions, no respect, just whining and complaining and playing the victim. It is getting old.
commented 2017-12-27 23:22:40 -0500
Grow up Space Moose.
To your first paragraph I say piss off. The chip on your shoulder changes nothing.
To your second paragraph I will say, we are already flooded with Justin’s migrants and for the time being it needs to be stopped. No one who has any sense has any appetite for it.
We do another go round if you want but we are both repeating ourselves.
Your third paragraph I do not agree with but am not having that conversation with you, and it is off topic.
commented 2017-12-27 22:06:26 -0500
So do you get to have more rights if you are descendant from these so called founders? The English and French are more invaders than they are founders. So stop feeding this tired old line about the founding fathers. Besides, you didn’t do anything to help found this country. All the creation of Canada stuff happened a century and a half ago. At best, you are taking credit from the politicians your ancestors and their peers voted for.

As for the immigration, I am more concerned about the quality of the immigrants than anything else, including religion. There are non Muslims that have tried to get into Canada and Western Europe. To me, they are all equally as bad. Now there are also good Muslims. Think of the ones that Ezra gets on the rebel. The psychiatrist from down under is a good example. It is important to not paint everybody with the same brush. I will concede that there is a higher proportion of deviants in certain population groups, but I will not say that everybody is the same.

And yes, I do believe in abortion. I should have the right to get an abortion, and none of you should have any say over it. I am not obligated to agree with an ideology on all points. Quite frankly, the conservatives need to modernize, and let certain things go. Abortion, pot, and gay rights, come to mind. But what do I know. I voted for Harper and Pallister. And yes, I support Trump.
commented 2017-12-27 22:05:47 -0500
In the real world Space Moose if you snooze you lose. You want to be glad Europeans came to North America before Islam did, because Canada wouldn’t be so nice had that happened. To be bitter that explorers got in their boats and found a very lightly populated very large country and decided to come here is kind of ridiculous. Did you really expect them to say. “oh look there are some people here we should forget about it and go back”.?? There isn’t a people on earth who would have done that. Grow up. As well, you are aware of the rape and pillage that went on between native tribes I assume?.
If you are that resentful of Europeans you need to go live in an Islamic country, then come back and let us know how damn bad European culture is. When I am faced with barbarism or civilized modern society, civilized modern society wins out every time.
We are not extremists we are realists. You have a very naive point of view on things. The world does not work the way you think it should. You must get over this. It is dog eat dog and if you lay down or can’t stand up to it, lets just say you will be at a great disadvantage. It is just a law of the universe.
commented 2017-12-27 21:11:48 -0500
SPACE MOOSE commented 2017-12-27 04:24:48 -0500

I am not a social justice warrior. It is that most of you here are extremists.

Says the pro-abortion warrior.
commented 2017-12-27 20:53:43 -0500
Colour has nothing to do with it. That we agree on Space Moose. You bring up the colour thing pretty regularly. The native thing as well. It’s time the three founding people, work together and stand strong. With each other and with those who respect Canada, against the Islamic wave that is bombarding our borders, our institutions, infrastructure and are a threat to our values and safety. Native, English and French founded this country. Many others came to help build this country into what we have today. We have always been a melting pot, people coming here to become Canadian. We are at risk of throwing it all away for a supremacist society if we are not careful. Islam does not integrate, Islam has a ‘solution’, ask an ex Muslim if you want a frank answer.
commented 2017-12-27 20:03:38 -0500
What I am against is when people like Carole want Canada to be a white country. Since you people have kept track of my comments, then you should know how I feel about the border jumpers. I have always opposed it, and will continue to oppose it. My stance on immigration is that we should be taking the good in, and keeping the bad out. I do not believe that color of skin should make a difference. I care that the people coming in are going to be employed, have some ability to communicate, and will not high jack our way of life.

Now turn the clock back five hundred years ago. The entire earth was a shit hole. If Europe were so great, then Europeans would not have left their continent. Just because the Dominion of Canada had not been confederated, does not mean that it is up for grabs. It was populated already, and Europeans took it over. It does not matter how much a society lagged behind. It is not a reason to take it over.

And what does it matter if I am white or native? I do not have to fall into any category in order to qualify to have a voice on an issue. This is a left wing silencing tactic. Hate to break it to you, but here at the rebel, free speech is valued.
commented 2017-12-27 19:19:17 -0500
Space moose, call me whatever you want. I truly don’t give a damn. Alt-right, extremist, whatever. I have enough life experience to know who I am, where I come from, and I’m proud of it. I used to be proud of being Canadian, which meant something, on a land that didn’t give me or any of my ancestors free stuff, like any of the free stuff that immigrants now get without having contributed anything. You, on the other hand, is the type of guy that you invite for dinner, and after having filled your belly, you insult your hosts and you try to kick them out of their home to seize it. That’s not what being Canadian mean. You are no Canadian.
Notice there is no reference to color of skin. Only you started talking about whites to disparage them. If you can’t accept the fact that Canada was built by whites, that whites constitute the majority, tough luck my friend, you didn’t pick the right country.
commented 2017-12-27 14:56:07 -0500
“They consider it the new invasion – an alien presence on their land.”
That is certainly how I look at it Krispy Larue, and Justin has himself to blame for tuning ‘welcoming’ Canadians into ‘fed up’ Canadians.
commented 2017-12-27 14:52:13 -0500
Unless Space Mousse is himself/herself native, he/she has no business commenting on Native-White issues. It’s a long complicated relationship spanning centuries.

Trivia: violence and wars between the tribes actually went down after first contact, as native tribes formed alliances with the settlers.

I know a few natives who are furious at Trudeau’s wide open door policy on Muslim immigration. Did Trudeau consult Natives first? Nope. They consider it the new invasion – an alien presence on their land.
commented 2017-12-27 14:52:09 -0500
Check ’our privilege ’ at our own folly. Does anyone think Islam ever would check theirs? If Canada continues on this path, in the role of doormat, we will be devoured and end up subordinates in our own country. The writing is on the wall.

If Space Moose wants to bicker about how Europeans colonized Canada all he/she is doing is causing a distraction from the real problem. Unless you prefer Sharia law to our civilized democratic existence you might want to pick a side Space Moose.
commented 2017-12-27 14:42:40 -0500
Thanks to Justin, I am in no mood for any more immigrants until we figure out what to do with the ones we have. He has made a mess of things, and any feeling of ‘generosity’ has long dissipated. I have no appetite for any more immigrants for the foreseeable future, especially from Islamic countries as they are adverse to assimilation to say the least. Islam is the biggest mistake Canada will ever make. Islam is irreconcilable and irrevocable. Islam is forever. Got it? We never should have allowed this to happen in the first place.
Thanks for nothing Justin Trudeau.
commented 2017-12-27 14:19:57 -0500
Space Moose says, “If you can find ways to justify taking over land, then somebody else will find an excuse to take over your land.”

Space Moose do you really think that is how the world works? If we don’t care about our country more than the invading armies of the present day caliphate, Islam will rule Canada not the indigenous (native,European as well as respectful long standing peoples from middle eastern and south American countries). If you don’t think Islam is trying to take over North America then you are blind and seeped in the stupidity that will have this country swiped from under our feet.
Canada does not need these hoards to keep our quality of life. Don’t make me laugh!

Canada was developed by white Europeans Space Moose, get over it. Do you think Nigeria should not consider itself a black country?
commented 2017-12-27 13:03:08 -0500
Space Rat:
You hate Canada’s Army, you hate Canada’s founding stock, you hate when they claim that their forefathers built this country, you can’t accept the reality that there was NO Canada or America before Western Europeans came to this piece of frozen land where natives still living in the stone age were running around half naked usually on empty belly cutting off each other heads & stealing women and taking slaves from opponent tribes. Where life expectancy, before the arrival of Europeans, was <30. Their achievements: Stone tools & implements, No Metals, No Wheel, No domesticated animals, No written language, Very volatile & hostile society, Barring one tribe nobody practiced farming, Barbaric religious rituals. If I belonged to such lineage I would be ashamed of my ancestors instead of lauding their deeds.
With such hatred for Canada, its original old stock people, its army & people who express the truth I wonder what makes you stay here? It’s generous welfare & free dope I believe!!
commented 2017-12-27 12:20:18 -0500
Mais oui, Carole, you are an extremist. The fact that you think of Canada as a white country says very much about you.

Don’t assume you know anything about me. You know nothing of my status as a citizen, my employment or anything else.

If there is anybody that is a parasite, it would be you. Your kind of thinking is what makes white people look bad. Your type takes over a country and then acts like you own it. Yet, you do not want anybody else to move to Canada unless they came from the same place as you.

As for the reserves, they were built to screw over the Aboriginals.

Notice how Ezra has never called Canada a white country? That is because people like you are too extreme and bigoted for the rebel. Ezra le Juif had to distance the rebel from alt white nationalists like you.
commented 2017-12-27 09:07:14 -0500
Space Moose, you, the immigrant, is not stealing our land, you are stealing our money and ressources. And thank you for the compliment, I’m now an extremist since I really despise people like you, people who have no respect for the society that gave them a nice life, people who are driven by jalousy and hate of those who work hard and who did much better than them, people who are polluting parasites. Come and try to grab my land, petty robber. Your sort is destroying what used to be the best country in the world. You don’t even have the guts to tell your real name and the country you came from which must be a beauty. The aboriginals are staying in reserves because that’s what they want, idiot, mostly to avoid paying taxes. But anyway, it’s impossible to have a discussion with a parasite. Enjoy the benefits of this country while it lasts.
commented 2017-12-27 08:51:21 -0500
How about taking our generosity to they’re countries. Let’s send aid instead of bringing people here. No more immigrants, no more refugees.
commented 2017-12-27 04:24:48 -0500
The difference between colonist and immigrant, is that there is a rightful stigma to being a colonist. An immigrant just moves in. A colonist forces their way in and makes it their home country.

I am not a social justice warrior. It is that most of you here are extremists. The sort that drove Brian Lilley out of here.
commented 2017-12-27 03:54:26 -0500
Carole Masse commented…
Wonder who drained the system, if not mass migration costing several billions a year for the last 30 years. Drew, for your info., 300 years ago, there was nothing except forests. It must be good to farm on land you did not clear and open up. By the way, natives married many french, my own great grandfather and another grand father were natives. How do you deal with that in your trashing against whites.

+ + + + + +

Quite right, Carole Masse. All old stock French Canadians have native blood, on average 1/8th (12.5%). And all Natives in the St Lawrence Valley have some European blood, as well those in the Maritimes (which use to be Nouvelle France and Acadia), and westward towards the Prairies, for example the Metis. So in a (admittedly small) way we are talking about the same people merging from two; one came from the West (Bering Strait), one from the East, over 400 years ago (not 300) when Champlain founded Quebec City in 1608.

And the French were not immigrants; they were colonists, establishing a new society – as were the British.

SJW pinheads like Space Moose can’t quite grasp these concepts, least of all the one running the country.
commented 2017-12-27 02:56:52 -0500
It is incredible how you people try so hard to justify taking over land that does not belong to you. None of what you say matters. I see you also like to cherry pick the good things the Europeans have done, but ignore the bad. Shall I remind you of some? Residential schools? Reservations? Bringing over diseases and alcohol? That’s just off the top of my head. Can you imagine if things were the other way around? Where the natives somehow justified reasons for taking over Europe? And then they can stick the Europeans into reservations and residential schools of their own.

If you can find ways to justify taking over land, then somebody else will find an excuse to take over your land. Oh wait, that is already happening with the mass migration. When you people talk the way you do, I can hardly tell the difference between you and the fake refugees.

And stop calling Canada a white country. You are making the rebel look bad when you say that. Notice how Ezra has never said that even once?
commented 2017-12-27 01:14:35 -0500
Space Moose which natives owned the whole country? And you do realize there was war and genocide before we got here, they did not all get along. Go tell them to give back their land.
commented 2017-12-27 01:12:55 -0500
Space Moose what land was taken form who? Much land was sold or traded for. So stick your BS where the sun doens’t shine.
commented 2017-12-27 01:12:19 -0500
Carol Masse i was not trashing Whites.
commented 2017-12-27 01:12:16 -0500
Carol Masse i was not trashing Whites.
commented 2017-12-27 01:12:16 -0500
Carol Masse i was not trashing Whites.
commented 2017-12-26 23:53:08 -0500
Repeat posts. Rather than hitting the “post your comment” button over and over, simply hit the refresh button and it will post.

Space Mosse. I do not agree that we “stole” land from Natives. They were pushed aside, that is true. As to the short end of the stick, allow me to offer this. It was inevitable that other humans would discover this land in due course, and move here. I want you to tell me whom would have been better than the British. The communist Chinese perhaps? The Russians? The Ottoman’s? Who, tell me who!