March 15, 2015

VIDEO: Toronto's #StopC51 rally -- Confused communists protest bill they haven't read

Marissa SemkiwArchive

Did you know Bill C-51 will make it illegal to grow garlic in your own backyard? That Canadian cops are the new dope-smoking Gestapo?

When I interviewed protesters at the March 14 #StopC51 demonstration in downtown Toronto, that was just one of the more... interesting answers I received to some pretty simple questions about the Harper government's proposed anti-terror legislation.

You may not know whether to laugh or cry while watching this footage of Canada's Left, in their own unedited words.

Let us know what you think in the comments!


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commented 2015-09-30 21:28:07 -0400
commented 2015-04-26 18:18:51 -0400
Often a crowd begets a crowd. It is significantly important to find out if there is any substance to their stand. In this case, whatever the PC’s did would be wrong, in the left’s view. I am very thankful to have a decisive PM who is not afraid to make hard decisions. During WW2 there were many civil liberties curtailed for home security. We have enemies who do not wear uniforms and it’s not as black and white as raising an army to defeat them. While non-Muslems are being killed throughout Muslem dominated countries we need to 1) keep tabs on those who have been radicalized and Imams who promote it, and 2) inform moderate Muslims about the ‘war’ verses in the Koran. Persons advocating peace will find it extremely difficult to reconcile their faith with the book.
This legislation is a step in the right direction, now lets focus on immigration. The Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms needs many more ‘notwithstanding’ clauses.
commented 2015-03-31 08:46:05 -0400
Wow! I knew they were not informed and in some cases not educated but this blows my mind! How Marissa kept a straight face and didnt lose it on these idiots is beyond me!
commented 2015-03-29 00:40:12 -0400
These Individuals, are not even educated in the first place, so why even get there thoughts on this kind of subjest. this only shows that as stupid and wilWILLFULLY IGNORANT. This nation is in danger of having terrorist activity unfold on its soil, and therefore, we as responsible Canadian Citizens need to undertake in every opportunity we have to thoroughly Educate, and make ourselves as aware as possible. Thank God for the REBEL NEWS MEDIA, and their willingness to responsible and Objective and simpoy tell the cold hard truth.
commented 2015-03-26 22:00:44 -0400
To Kenneth Boomer: I don’t support Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada. I agree with you. They are too wishy-washy. My criticism however comes from the other side of the political spectrum.
commented 2015-03-26 19:08:39 -0400
Gregg Grant
You keep stating a Liberal majority but I don’t believe that. I see the Liberal party crowded up behind the Trudeau Banner preying for a win to get back to the long lost power that ran Canada into the ground. You notice it wasn’t the NDP that got hold of the reins but the Conser… pardon, the Harper party that was given the power to correct flaws from the Liberal system.
Soon enough one of us will eat crow.
I would really like to hear and see Trudoes plans of what will come. But then the Liberals are noted for saying one thing and doing another soon after they are voted in. Google that.
commented 2015-03-26 18:39:31 -0400
People that are concerned about Bill c 51 are the ones we should be looking at. Like most criminals they would like to stay hidden from the new laws to prevent any more damage to Canada and Canadians aka the workers and not the welfare and other groups that sit like birds and peep for more free stuff.
This bill does not scare me in the least but some are sure scared and we will have the power to rout them out.
It is made vague so as problems arrive they can be adjusted for accordingly. A bill that gets stronger and can do its job. A built in amendment policy and all stones in the way are pusher aside or rolled over. I have such hopes for this as others cringe.
commented 2015-03-26 14:13:09 -0400
Wow! That was some comedy gold!! They could not have made it more funny if they tried. The fact that those people are so brain dead and clueless in reality is actually quite disturbing. The sheep mentality at it’s finest!

Great job Marissa and The Rebel staff!
commented 2015-03-26 11:13:51 -0400
These protesters are actually clueless about Bill 51. The participation of the Communist Party in the demonstration is not surprising but very disturbing.
commented 2015-03-26 01:05:20 -0400
To Valerie Clark: You are certainly right. It is entertainment. NOT NEWS. All due to editing.

To voyteck pomykalski: You could certainly draw that parallel. Bill C-51 passing into law will turn CSIS from an intelligence-gathering agency into Stephen Harper’s very own secret police force. Gestapo – CSIS. You got it?
commented 2015-03-25 23:45:36 -0400
The ones who mentioned Hitler and Gestapo have absolutely no clue what are they talking about; sheer idiocy.

Get the bill approved ASAP .
commented 2015-03-25 22:41:47 -0400
Greg Grant – So you went through the crowd and people told you whether or not they were paid to be there. Interesting. The people in this video are completely clueless about Bill C-51. It’s obvious that none of them have read it and few even know what issue it addresses. This is entertainment at its finest!
commented 2015-03-25 18:45:32 -0400
I have been to many of these type of rallies, mass demonstrations and marches. I assure you no one was paid to attend the Toronto Day of Action against Bill C-51. Lol.
I am sorry Valerie Clark. I am no fan of the CBC but at least they don’t use frivolous background music and cut people off left, right and centre like in this video. The title, the music and conspicuous editing tactics proves that Ezra Levant has sunk to a new low. He will do anything for media attention, negative or positive.
I am a leftist speaking to many of you ‘assumed’ social and fiscal conservatives. I have no problem with your ideological and political considerations but I am absolutely astounded that none of you will admit that this video is complete garbage. This has nothing to do with left/right politics but integrity and fairness when it comes to reporting and news.
To Jason Weaver: How do you know that the people in the video don’t know what is in the bill? Yes some of them don’t but others were cut off or not even asked that question in the video. If you saw a non-edited version of this video, you wouldn’t be making such a definitive and presumptuous assertion like that.
commented 2015-03-25 12:09:11 -0400
Greg Grant – Apparently you didn’t watch SNN and see the many times protesters were revealed to be paid by foreign interests to intervene in Canadian affairs. As for the CBC being “neutral”, I’m lost for words – and that seldom happens. A less “neutral” news source you’ll never find, IF you look which I suspect you don’t.
commented 2015-03-25 12:05:32 -0400
Jason Weaver – I think it’s more likely that they were paid to be there and have no clue what issue they’re protesting. Of course they haven’t read C-51. No one who reads it could disagree with it, if they realize that islamic radicals are waging a war against us that we need to stop before Canada becomes like Great Britain and Europe; all but destroyed by 7th Century barbarians.
commented 2015-03-25 10:32:00 -0400
@terry Rudden. Have you ACTUALLY read the Bill? These protesters obviously haven’t and the proof is in the video. And serious coverage comes in due time. The Rebel is fresh out of the crib compared to Tyee, and has taken great strides since establishment. But I pose this question to you. What don’t you agree with in C-51?

With that being said, I go to my original post…

These people in the video truly don’t have a clue as to what C-51 is, and are probably victims of opposition scare tactics.
commented 2015-03-25 08:01:55 -0400
While of course it’s amusing to laugh at silly hippies and commies and all that, the Rebel has so far not actually provided any serious coverage of C51, and of the growing conservative backlash against it. I read to my surprise that Connie Fournier and the old Free Dominion website, arguably the most vocal and right wing political blog in Canada, has just voiced their opposition. Story here:
commented 2015-03-24 20:52:47 -0400
I’m ashamed to call them fellow countrymen
commented 2015-03-24 15:45:26 -0400
My goodness. What happened to rigorous thought? Working backward from the most recent post we have the following: loser, idiot, troll, dumb, deplorable, preposterous, nonsense, stoned, drunk, childish, clueless, braindead, and delusional.
commented 2015-03-24 11:20:48 -0400
Greg Grant what would a loser like you know? Your posts are proof you are an idiot troll.
commented 2015-03-24 00:35:01 -0400
Rebel Media is certainly not a traditional news site, far from it. Sun News shut down in February because it was plagued by poor viewership. Rebel Media is just a dirty remnant of Sun News, dying in the gutter. It is the childish and ignorant partiality and bias of Sun News which eventually led to its demise. The same fate is impending for Rebel Media. After all, Ezra is operating from his living room now.
The majority of Canadians are too smart and can see through the obvious editing and cherry-picking of clips in this video. Just reading the title of the video then seeing the Gadsden flag in the beginning (Libertarian flag in America) makes this video frivolous and laughable.
commented 2015-03-23 20:01:53 -0400
Craig Grant you can’t be hat dumb. This isn’t a traditional News site nor was SUN. Both reported truthfully &always presented opposing views. If you want to listed to the anti Conservative BS CBC, CTV etc are just your cup of tea. You as I said are an idiot.
commented 2015-03-23 16:30:18 -0400
Valerie Clark – I am no fan of the CBC but at least they report news. They take a neutral approach on fiscal, social and foreign policy issues. The CBC does not blatantly side with one group and oppose another when they report stories of a political nature. Rebel Media certainly does not advocate freedom of speech by cutting off people in this deplorable video. I assure you that none of these people were “paid”, that is preposterous. Someone’s gotta call out this nonsense for what it actually is. It’s going to me.
commented 2015-03-23 15:00:08 -0400
Greg Grant – If you don’t like the news here, you can go to the CBC but any comments you make will be censored because the CBC doesn’t do Freedom of Speech. If people at a protest can’t readily articulate their reason for being there, then they’re either stoned or drunk, or are being paid to be there and can’t say so.
commented 2015-03-22 21:59:39 -0400
To Vladdi Basarab: Yes Islamic Fundamentalism is a problem but for you to generalize and paint over 1.6 billion Muslims on this planet with the same brush is not only ignorant but absolutely ridiculous. Do you have any friends that are Muslims? I do and I can certainly tell you that they are peace-loving, generous and friendly just like most people are. They are just trying to make a living like everyone else. Don’t use an extremist minority of a religion to depict or explain the religion and its followers as whole.
commented 2015-03-22 21:49:00 -0400
Blatant cherry-picking and editing of clips?? This is absolute garbage reporting. You can’t give someone a couple of seconds to answer a question then cut them off like that. This is not news, far from it. This is propaganda at its worst. I like how Rebel Media’s right-wing neocon followers will do anything to protect their beloved Ezra and Marissa. Seriously, whether you are left/right, leave your political beliefs aside and condemn this deplorable and childish reporting. Hey right wing followers, you aren’t fooling anyone but yourselves. Ezra now operates out of his living room and I know that all of you can fit in there. XD
commented 2015-03-22 21:42:26 -0400
I fear for our nation when I think that people such as the ones interviewed here will vote.
They are quite clueless.
commented 2015-03-22 19:16:44 -0400
I’m Conservative as heck, but even I don’t think we really need this redundant Bill C-51 nonsense just to fight “terrorism” (already criminal violent extortion gangs)! Here’s my response to a Conservative Party of Canada email I just received from them as they tried to get my endorsement for it:


Not that these replies of mine ever end up actually going anywhere, but …

NO, I don’t think we need any more anti-“Terrorism” (anti-Violent Extortion) legislation in Canada – extortion is already a crime! Advocating violence against innocents is already a crime! Being a member of a crime-gang is also already a crime! JUST ENFORCE THE EXISTING LAWS!

Re: "The first (reason) is we want to prevent the spread of radical jihad here in Canada.

OK, FIRST: Terrorism is an entirely normative, not in any way “radical,” component of islam itself.

SO, YES, I AGREE WITH you assertion that:

“Those who would attempt to abuse the rights enjoyed by Canadians to spread their ideology of hate must be stopped.”

So, just BAN ISLAM!

Isn’t it strange how “extremist,” “fundamentalist,” and “radical” are all oxymorons? If one is extremely fundamental to the core message of the source texts, then how can one also be “radical” (divergent to it)?!

Here’s the real “difference” between “radical” and “moderate” muslims:

“Radical” muslims want to murder us for not being muslims.
“Moderate” muslims want “radical” muslims to murder us for not being muslims.


Get it, yet?!

And why is this? Simple!

In Judeo-Christian lore, of one commits suicide (much less by, or when also trying to murder others) one learns that one is destined for Hell.

But the criminal Qur’an tells it’s Submissive “muslim” dupes that, if and when they’re feeling down, they can instantly get to heaven itself BY randomly murdering others!

So it’s obviously islam itself which causes any and all “radicalization!”

The only pretended “mystery” is why more rank-and-file muslims aren’t already “radicalized:” it’s simply because they’re still somewhat ignorant of what’s written the Qur’an concerning allah’s ultimate expectations of them.

Here’s how and why any and all “Radicalism” and “radicalization” occurs in islam:

(Official ‘Abrogation’ of all the semi-peaceful verses in the Qur’an)!

In handy web-based .PDF format!

Bottom line: there are no “moderate” muslims, simply because there is no “moderate” islam!

So, why are the liberals and socialists and their pet enemedia lying to us all the time about this?!

Here’s what’s really going on:

Although it’s true that not all Germans were Nazis, not all Italians are Mafiosis, not all whites are Hell’s Angels, and not all Arabs are muslims …

… it IS nevertheless true that all Nazis WERE nazis, all Mafiosis ARE Mafiosis, all Hell’s Angels ARE Hell’s Angels, and ALL MUSLIMS ARE MUSLIMS!

The politically correct pretence du jour is to pretend that ‘NOT ALL MUSLIMS ARE MUSLIMS!’

And in order to sell that lie to people, some mythical and entirely unsupported sub-categories of “muslims” (“Radicalists,” Militantists," “Extremists” etc) had to be invented and screamed at us, over and over again.


“Terrorism” is really only the simple crime of “extortion” writ large! Extortion is “threats!”

ALL muslims are criminals, simply by being members of the world’s largest and most ancient yet ongoing crime-gang. Being a member of a crime-gang is a crime, even if the member hasn’t committed any specific crime beyond that of their general membership, because they represent the inherent public threat the crime-gang presents. It’s the Law.

The Qur’an and islam itself should be banned, because everything muslims pretend to believe is “holy” is already a crime!

The Qur’an is more than just another flawed book of confusing, contradictory superstitious nonsense, it’s evil.

It should never be allowed by backwards people to be considered “illegal” to accuse these criminals (muslims) of their crimes, allegedly because the painful truth might offend them or hurt their feelings, and so “make” them commit even more crimes!

No problem was ever solved by ignoring it, and we aren’t doing even any of these muslims (whose own ancestors were among Muhammad’s first victims) any favours by going along with any of their historic lies and alibi excuses for their crimes.

Islam is a threat to everyone because it says it is.

According to their own Eastern histories, islam has an official 1,400 year history of “holy” lies, extortions, robberies, tortures, arsons, kindappings, slaveries, rapes and 270 million murders (that’s OVER A QUARTER-BILLION INNOCENTS SACRIFICED TO ALLAH, so far – it’s a larger death-tally than that of EVERYONE ELSE, both secular and religious, COMBINED, and with an historical average of less than 1% of the global population to have committed it with, too)!

Do the math: 270 million divided by 1,400 is almost 200,000 per year, or over 500 per day, or over 20 per hour or about one person every three minutes being murdered by Muslims ever since Islam was founded.

So, simply and precisely because of their “THOU SHALT KILL!” cultural indoctrination, MUSLIMS ARE STILL FROM BETWEEN FOUR AND SEVERAL HUNDRED TIMES MORE LIKELY TO ENGAGE IN MURDER (and all other crimes,) THAN EVERYONE ELSE IN THE WORLD!

ALL muslims are criminals: by their own rules, they must endorse in public every word in the Qur’an, which tells them that they are so “superior” to all non-muslims, that it’s not only their right, but also their holy duty to their god, to extort, enslave, and murder all the non-muslims in the world, simply for the “crime” of not being muslims.

So the Qur’an is a clearly-written, us-versus-them hate-crime book, endorsing a permanent might-makes-right death-threat.

ALL muslims are criminals, as being members of the ancient, ongoing global extortion racket called islam. In sharia law texts, muslims are SUPPOSED to be regarded as threats (as “objects of fear”) by all the unbelievers, whether or not the individual muslim has itself actually committed any crimes.

That’s why we have laws against simply being a MEMBER of a crime-gang or ‘criminal enterprise’ because their membership endorses the inherent threat. Threats are crimes in themselves: they are psychological attacks, also known as intimidation, bullying, coercion, duress, harassment, activist agitation, extortion, and “terrorism.”

And even any “only" attempted crimes are still considered by civilized people to be crimes.

Here’s islam’s “holy Message from god” as exemplified by the collective words and deeds of it’s Founder:

“I will save humanity by lying to, extorting, torturing, robbing, burning out of their homes, kidnapping and ransoming, enslaving, raping and murdering everyone who even only verbally disagrees with me – and you can, too!”

- Muhammad -

Muhammad was really only a con-man and bandit-king, an arch-criminal who always blamed “god” for his own penchant for committing crimes. If Moe got away with committing a crime (and he tried them all, enthusiastically, more than once, but instead of ever showing contrition, bragged about how much fun it was to commit them, and advised everyone else to join in the fun, too), then it was held to be “obvious” that “god” wanted him to get away with having committed those crimes!

So, islam is not a “religion” (at all, much less one “of peace”) nor is it a “race” (at all, much less one of “Poor, Oppressed, People Of Colour”)!

Obviously, islam is ONLY an ancient, ongoing extortion-racket CRIME-syndicate, and the only “religious” part in it, is where they say:

“God told us to commit these crimes!”



The Qur’an clearly and specifically tells muslims the Bible is wrong and also that all Christians and Jews are infidel criminals who worship a false god, and who must therefore be extorted, enslaved, and murdered for their “crime” of not being muslims:

Sura (Chapter) 47:1-4 of the Qur’an:

1: non-muslims are bad, because they insult allah by dividing his nature;
2: muslims are good, because to them allah is the cause of everything;
3: Allah made them both like that;
4: So muslims should chop off the non-muslims’ heads.
(Allah could have done it himself, but he wants you muslims to do it for him)."

It’s all right there, in context: islamic violence is entirely general doctrine-driven, and not at all specific grievance-driven.

(And chapter 47 isn’t by any stretch even remotely the worst, most violent chapter; that honor goes to either chapter 8 or 9).

So, if and when you consider islam to be a religion, you must agree with it’s main tenet: that God is a violent murderer who wants his muslim tribe to violently conquer the world by extorting, enslaving, and murdering all the non-muslim humans, right?

At WORST, all REAL religions only say:

“Obey our silly rules, or GOD (/‘the gods’) will get you!”

…but ONLY islam says:

“Obey our silly rules, or WE will get you (‘for god’)!”

At forced ‘Faith!’ ISN’T a “Faith!” at all – it’s only extortion, and extortion is always a CRIME.

Bottom line: If you decide to believe in “allah,” you have declared yourself a criminal, and so must be arrested, indicted, tried and convicted. Your confession of “faith” in your crime-god will help us to do so.

So, once again, NO, we don’t need more redundant laws to specify what is already generally illegal!

Just ban islam itself as the “terrorist” organization (criminal extortion-gang) that it so-obviously IS!

commented 2015-03-22 19:09:54 -0400
@david Kitchen, re: "So spread the fear of terrorism. " ERRR … since the goal of the terrorists themselves IS to spread fear, don’tcha think pretending that it’s somehow WRONG to fear terrorism, is nothing more than victim-blaming slander?! I mean, why shouldn’t we fear “terrorism” (violent extortion)? And as for “Who is ISIS where did they come from? Who trained them?” Well … Obama (who is also clearly a muslim himself) created and trained them, but he didn’t create islam. Without that original “Muhammad” guy, there’d be no “muslims” available and willing to be trained to kill us, CAPISCE?

commented 2015-03-22 17:06:59 -0400
Before Canada can go to war the gov. Needs the backing of the people. So spread the fear of terrorism . The guard who got shot had a gun but no bullets. WHY NOT? Who is ISIS where did they come from ? Who trained them? I suggest your readers need to check out what is going on in the middle east.Always keep in Mind oil, drugs and money ? And always the CID and the Hawks of the USA.