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OPP & Ontario Ministry of Attorney General try to stop Gary from being elected

Posted in Campaign News, Freedom of Speech, Issues on September 15, 2008 by Mark Vandermaas

Click image to view OPP & Ministry of Attorney General restrictions on Gary's right to meet and speak to voters. Click again to enlarge document.

For several months now, Gary has been trying to exercise his right to have a judge review the bail restrictions that have kept him from entering Caledonia and Hagersville. They were imposed on him in connection with a charge arising out of a demonstration at an illegal smokeshop organized by a Caledonia resident on Dec 01/07 during which Gary was viciously attacked by smokeshop supporters, attacks that broke his glasses and sent him to hospital.

It is alleged that Gary suggested to the protest organizer – who had blocked the road with his truck after a smokeshack supporter had done the same – that he ask other residents to join the blockade. He did not do so. In other words, no crime was committed by the organizer as a result of Gary’s alleged suggestion.

OPP resort to ‘Counselling Mischief’ charge after witness caught on video falsifying ‘assault’ complaint against Gary

The OPP originally planned to charge Gary with assault, but their witness turned out to be a liar and was herself charged¬†with ‘Public Mischief’ for filing a false report. The OPP refused, however,¬†to charge her for HER assault on Gary even though it (and the false assault fabrication) was caught on video, so Gary was forced to file the charge himself via a private prosecution.

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