May 13, 2019

Veterans Affairs' latest scandal another examples of Liberals' disdain for our military

Rebel Staff

(Ezra Levant is in the UK covering Tommy Robinson's re-trial, and his election campaign for a seat in the European Parliament. David Menzies guest hosts...)

A few days ago, Veterans Affairs Canada produced a video commemorating Canada’s role in VE Day. That was a nice gesture.

I love the video’s tagline:

“Take a moment to remember. Connect with Canadian veterans. Participate in local commemorative events. Share why remembrance is important to you on social media.”

But the thing is, folks, sharing this video with any Canadian veteran would be akin to spitting in their face. Because most of the footage you just saw didn’t feature Canadian troops or even other Allied soldiers, but German troops on the march. (That Nazi eagle insignia on their uniforms was kind of a giveaway...)

Thankfully, the video has now been removed from the Veterans Affairs website, even though this idiotic infamy shall live on forever thanks to the Internet. But how in blue hell did this horrific error – assuming it was an error – even happen?

This video comes directly from the Ministry of Veterans Affairs. It was narrated by the Minister himself, Lawrence MacCauley. And like any federal government ministry, Veterans Affairs has an entire battalion of communications people. Everything coming out of the ministry supposedly gets vetted, fact-checked, approved and signed-off.

And yet this garbage received the green light?

Well, here's a possibly pertinent fact:

Of the 13 provinces and territories, only four make Canadian history mandatory in high school: Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba and Nova Scotia. So when it comes to the tagline, "Lest we forget," well, how can one forget when they never had the knowledge passed on to them in the first place?

But to be fair, it’s not just the millennials who have flunked Canadian history; Our older and supposedly enlightened Liberal leaders aren’t so savvy on this file, either.

Remember when the-Minister of Defence John McCallum stated had never heard of the country’s bloodiest military debacle, the Battle of Dieppe? Then tried to do damage control with a letter to the National Post, in which he compared Dieppe to "VICHY" rather than "Vimy Ridge"?

Look at the more recent treatment of Captain Kim Fawcett, and Vice Admiral Mark Norman, and Prime Minister Trudeau claiming his government didn't have enough money to help out veterans?

The Remembrance Day tagline is, "Lest we forget." But for Liberals, they seem to subscribe to the General Douglas MacArthur observation that, “Old soldiers never die, they simply fade away.”

Except that for Liberals then and now, these surviving soldiers can’t fade away quickly enough. After all, these giants, who literally put their lives on the line to serve our great dominion? Well, they’re asking for “too much”…

NEXT: "Here we go again," says my guest Marc Morano. At his essential website, Marc says the "greens" are getting so desperate, they're dredging up long discredited statistics about "extinction" to bolster their fear-mongering.

FINALLY: A special message from England, by Ezra Levant!


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commented 2019-05-16 17:00:23 -0400
JAMES HALL commented 2 days ago
The diversity PC quota hires in government don’t know history and don’t care to know the difference , that’s why the video was released


VAC serves mostly as a stage for career managed feminists. It is a distastefull role for them because Veterans Affairs is a celebration of imperialism, colonialism, male violence, toxic masculinity, and it took decades to undo the injustice of that male privilage check box “are you a veteran” on the application form which made the public service so male for so long……the political correctors haven’t forgotten…and they never will.
commented 2019-05-14 12:50:12 -0400
Looks like there’s quite a bit of consensus here in the Comments section on what appears to be the Liberals slap to the Canadian veteran face yet again, with the likely intentional placement of those NAZI photos!
commented 2019-05-14 12:36:06 -0400
- Well the Liberals call us Nazis so this shouldn’t be a surprise. As usual the Liberal defense is that they’re not corrupt, just very incompetent. Don’t tell me that this someone along the line couldn’t have seen the error here if they had cared to look at it.

- I remember a World Wildlife Federation video (I think it was them) putting on a commercial when I was a kid where animals were falling off an arc. If the numbers of species we were causing to be extinct was anywhere near accurate there wouldn’t be any life left on earth.
commented 2019-05-14 12:18:41 -0400
Hyacinth wrote: “He (Trudeau Sr.) was a fraud and a philosophical conformist…”.

Yes, yes indeed he was Hyacinth. Between him and his son, they did and have done more to destroy what was known as Canada than any invading army ever could. Trudeau Jr. however, went a step further and used his father’s pro-UN immigration policies and his personally nominated Somali born Muslim immigration minister to bring into our country an invading Islamic army.

Expect the same from Andrew Scheer when politically unaware, asleep-at-the-wheel Canadians blindly vote for him to become the next PM in October. He is just another fraud. Scheer has been bought and paid for by the dairy cartel, and SNC Lavalin. Otherwise he never would have won the Conservative leadership. I wonder how much money he also received from Islamist organizations in Canada since he loves to pander to them? But then he wouldn’t be known as Pandering Andy would he?

Trudeau, Scheer, Singh and May are not fit to govern Canada.
commented 2019-05-14 12:06:49 -0400
I would not be at all surprised if that ‘accidental’ insertion of NAZIs for brave Canadian troops in that video commemorating Canada’s role in VE Day was an intentional slight by the Liberals…Liberals densely embedded in the bureaucracy…Liberal politicians, and all the useful-idiot Liberals supporting them. They know they can just say ‘oops, sorry’ and have their paid whores in the FNMP (Fake News Media Party) lie and cover it up for them…yet again.
No wonder Rolling Stoned is so afraid of people like Marc Morano.
How do you demonize someone with intelligence, who can break down the truth with reason, logic and the facts, and who has a sound moral compass…not to mention an infectious smile?
I suppose that would depend on your audience…
Tommy, Tommy, Tommy, Tommy Robinson!
commented 2019-05-14 11:23:15 -0400
Keith, I don’t think Margaret Thatcher was all that happy about joining the EU and was promised that they could get out any time they wanted to do so. It’s no wonder the EU doesn’t want Britain to leave. The more fools they have handing them what amounts to protection money, the better for the EU. The EU has to END.
commented 2019-05-14 09:48:19 -0400
BETTY POWER commented 8 hours ago.
Al and Keith, I’d like to know where all the Gladstones and Churchills went to………………………………

Betty, You have to remember that the UK is controlled by the EU, the British Government is just a Caretaker who looks after little more than Parking Tickets. The Laws of the Country are all made in the EU and the whole justice system is under direct control of the EU, hence the treatment of Tommy Robinson.

British Steel, a company with a long history, just last week obtained a Taxpayer loan of 172 m Pounds Sterling, they are now asking for another 120 m Pounds Sterling. This money is needed to pay the excessive carbon emissions fee and is PAID DIRECTLY to the EU……..Yet their are still people, stupid enough, who want to remain as members of this NAZI, EU organization. .
commented 2019-05-14 08:33:11 -0400
  1. Anti White

How committed are “leftists” to a “diversity” stance globally?

”Diversity” is entirely one way: taking white institutions and populations and turning them non white.

If diversity is such a strength, why is this “gift” given to White populations only, when there are so many non white places that “need” it much more?

If this were imposed on All and Only black peoples, wouldn’t it be obviously Anti Black? Wouldn’t it be called Genoc-de?

Open borders is the real so-called White ‘Privilege’.

This is genocidal Anti White hostility as matter of public policy
commented 2019-05-14 08:20:09 -0400
Well said.
Trudeau,s = no respect for Canada and have never served or worked for Canada.
Cowards who have never worked in their lives or served anyone except themselves.
commented 2019-05-14 06:51:50 -0400
What else can be expected by the Liberal Party? It started with Pierre Trudeau, he hated everything about Canada including our military, and their tradition continues.
“The authors were friends of Trudeau and are professional historians. They approached the former Prime Minister to ask him if they might write his biography. He agreed and surprisingly turned all his private files over to them covering the years 1917 when he was born to 1944 when he was almost 27 and WWII was raging in Europe and across the world. They were shocked at what they found.

How he became the Prime Minister of Canada is a mystery. Many cooler heads knew that he had been an anti-war activist and draft dodger during the WWII; the war to save civilization from the multiple nightmares of the Nazi European conquest and mass genocide. Trudeau’s personal papers revealed that: Trudeau was a vociferous Anti-Semite, and hated Jews Trudeau was a Nazi and Fascist supporter Trudeau supported the pro-Nazi Petain Vichy government. Trudeau was an admirer of any dictatorship, loathed parliamentary democracies and wished for a Nazi and Fascist victory. Trudeau thought that reports of Nazi atrocities against the Jews and others were mere British and allied propaganda.

Perhaps most shocking was the revelation that P.E. Trudeau secretly plotted “La Revolution Nationale” together with an upper class cadre of Quebec anti-war activists and government leaders in 1942 to attack Montreal government and media establishments.

The tale of Trudeau running around Montreal on his motorcycle while wearing Nazi insignia during the early desperate years of the war was well known but ignored as being the insouciance of a rebellious thoughtless youth. In this book we read that what appeared as a minor prank was the least of his despicable wartime activities.

The myth of Trudeau’s so-called fathering of modern Canada is destroyed by his own writings. He was a fraud and a philosophical conformist in full accord with his Jesuit teachings and attitudes of Quebec’s virulent anti-English French-Canadian Roman Catholic leadership. …."
commented 2019-05-14 04:34:57 -0400
It was neither accidental or error by the Trudeau Liberals to put out a video depicting Nazi soldiers during the war. This video was deliberate given it was given the green light by all responsible to review its content, surely no real Canadian could be that ignorant of facts. God bless all our Canadian military personnel, thank you for your service to Canada and Canadians, it is greatly appreciated. Stand up to the JT dictatorial regime Canada and show Canada’s military the respect and honour they have earned and deserve by voting the “despicables” out of office in October (too bad we can’t vote them out of the country).

Climate change and now species extinction being shoved down our collective throats is UN BS, they only desire greater access to our wallet and full control over our lives. Bowing and grovelling to UN propaganda by Trudoccio and his minions is Trudoccio’s continuing effort to sell out Canada and Canadians in his desperation to buy himself a useless/worthless UN seat… any cost.
commented 2019-05-14 03:57:20 -0400
With respect to the Man Made Climate Change Hoax, we now have irrefutable proof that AOC is brighter than Climate Barbie, even AOC has now given up on “the world is going to end in twelve years” schtick.
commented 2019-05-14 01:22:18 -0400
Al and Keith, I’d like to know where all the Gladstones and Churchills went to leave Britain with weak globalist sell-outs like Blair, Cameron, and May. With all the crime in the U.K., Theresa May’s government wastes resources prosecuting Tommy Robinson as second time. It’s a travesty.
commented 2019-05-14 00:55:54 -0400
Good points, Keith. England needs Tommy but are they worthy of him? He seems to be willing to put it all on the line for love of country- even if it is a poor shadow of its former self.
commented 2019-05-14 00:49:02 -0400
Its so laughable. One million species will die! They are going to have to name every one for me to review and believe it. They so over sell doomsday they make themselves a laughing stock. It gives me hope that these radicals will be irrelevant before the planet explodes in 2030.
commented 2019-05-13 23:59:03 -0400
Climate happens believers.Watch where you build, Co2 is the good stuff, technology can handle any problems. We have much bigger fish to fry, but the gubberment wants to distract you with this lie that we have 12 years, etc. nonsence. I cannot believe anyone falls for it. It truly is a testament to how easily people can be mislead. Sad and dangerous. Those responsible will be held accountable one day.
-———————————————————————————————————————————————-Good luck Tommy.
commented 2019-05-13 23:52:47 -0400
AL PETERSON commented 10 mins ago.
Oliver Cromwell was going to leave Britain………………………………….

Al, don’t forget that PM Theresa May is a NWO Globalist, just like Trudeau, people like these two traitors are scared stiff of Tommy Robinson, they fear his popularity and the hundreds and thousands of people who support him. He can control thousands upon thousands of votes and May is already in trouble with Nigel Farage and his Brexit Party.
She is, in fact, also in trouble with the Conservative Party. Her days are numbered but she could still sell out the UK to the EU before she gets the boot.
commented 2019-05-13 23:47:31 -0400
That looks blatant to me. You don’t just accidentally make a mistake like that. Nobody is that stupid. . My grand parents are rolling over in their graves.

Hey Liberals and Greenies – climate change is not a threat and allowing yourself to be distracted by the hype shows your weak mind. Climate models are flawed and the math does not add up. Its a hoax folks. Somebody please break it to Climate Barbie and be sure to film her reaction. She may need some help to get through the shock that she is worshiping a false god.
commented 2019-05-13 23:22:56 -0400
I wish Tommy Robinson would leave the U.K. His loyalty is wasted on the U.K.

Oliver Cromwell was going to leave Britain but he stayed on and made a huge difference. But I wouldn’t blame Tommy for leaving. I would.
commented 2019-05-13 23:02:48 -0400
Revisionist history has always been a problem and/or agenda.However,with the almost-instant distribution of information available today,this practice has branched out into exclusionist history….ommissionist history…..apologist history….problematic history and virtually any other “ist” or “ic” form of history any person or group cares to manufacture and peddle to the “I’m too busy…hip…or lazy to check it myself” crowd.
There is just about ZERO chance that this fiasco was an error.A very famous man once stated words to the effect that a country that does not know it’s past….has no future.A book came out 40-50 years ago called The First Casualty.It dealt with the premise that the first casualty of war was truth.Perhaps a sequel of sorts needs to be written now…possibly called The Next Casualty…and dealing with the distortion and ultimate obliteration of history.Because that is how the “controllers” will have ultimate control.Erase mankind’s points of reference and the narrative is exceedingly easy to write and control…..
commented 2019-05-13 22:11:44 -0400
There is a bright side to this story, I wonder how many Sons and Daughters of Veterans who intended to vote Liberal, will now change their minds.
commented 2019-05-13 21:46:48 -0400
“This video comes directly from the Ministry of Veterans”…….And this is where it was made. This was nothing more than Liberal Globalists contempt for the Canadians who died fighting for the Empire. The NWO Liberals wanted to belittle the true facts by making a joke out of true history and flaunting it in the public’s faces. Showing German troops marching instead of Canadians, they are telling us to forget true Canadian History because that part of history is soon to be forgotten, it is a thing of the past and will no longer taught in schools. Canada’s ‘New History’ will be passed on from the UN, in the near future, with the blessings of Justin Trudeau. World War Two and the Empire will not be included in it, as will all mentions of Canada’s War Dead.

I would remind Trudeau and all the rest of the Liberal Government………….
Payback is a Bastard,
commented 2019-05-13 21:32:20 -0400
The diversity PC quota hires in government don’t know history and don’t care to know the difference , that’s why the video was released
commented 2019-05-13 21:14:16 -0400
We don’t teach history because marxists want to destroy our identity and replace it with the New Soviet Man. It is quite intentional. So you better teach your own kids and grandkids. If you need a starting point how about this video on Russia under Stalin?

Watch carefully and question them deeply about parallels that our government and society are inflicting on us.

And under the enlightenment of Pol Pot in Cambodia:

And that apogee of compassion and good will in Romania:

Not to forget the avuncular Mao:
commented 2019-05-13 21:00:44 -0400
How can this dipstick Trudeau change Laws and not answer any questions.. He is in dictatorship la la land.. right now.. that’s how. He has serious mental issues. Was there a back ground check on Trudeau before he was in the PMO????
commented 2019-05-13 20:46:19 -0400
As for the climate, the new scares are going to be believed by innocent children. I wonder how many suicides will be directly linked to climate hysteria. I’m sure nobody will let that figure or the news reports escape the memory hole either.
commented 2019-05-13 20:45:52 -0400
As soon as Pierre Trudeau was elected, the schools downgraded their classes and that’s why there are a bunch of know-nothings in Canada today.

Climate change is just a communist excuse to redistribute wealth.

I wish Tommy Robinson would leave the U.K. His loyalty is wasted on the U.K.
commented 2019-05-13 20:42:24 -0400
This so reminds me of George Orwell’s 1984. Schools are “memory holing” history and working to make the sacrifice of these brave young men into a baby-killing mission. Some day our brave soldiers will be called “war pigs” and other slurs, just like in the sixties. But none of those brave folks will be alive to refute the stupidity of the young generation.