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OTTAWA (LifeSiteNews) – The overseer of Canada’s state-run Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has blasted the news outlet for depicting white Conservative Party voters along with seniors as racists.
According to Blacklock’s Reporter, CBC ombudsman Jack Nagler wrote that it was “not okay to publish a headline that declared political parties and by inference their voters as ‘hating’ people.”
Nagler was referencing a CBC “first person” story published on October 25 by Elections Canada poll worker Zeehaa Rehman.
The story noted, “On Election Day, I greeted people who voted for parties that hate people like me. Elections provide numerical evidence of the rise of right-wing politics and that should worry us all.”
Nagler wrote that Rehman’s story was “neither fair nor precise enough to be considered accurate” and did indeed breach the CBC’s Journalistic Standards And Practices guide.
The CBC now claims it is putting in measures to make sure this does not happen again after getting multiple complaints about Rehman’s story.
Managing director of CBC digital news Andree Lau said that this “piece was not up to our usual standards.”
Lau said the CBC took action “right away.” However, the story still contained references to conservatives and whites until November 22, at which time it was republished with many revisions.
The editor’s note about the revision states, “This column has been revised to clarify the writer’s reaction was to some conservative candidates and their policies, and not broadly, to conservative parties; and to add deeper context. Originally published under the First Person category, this column has been changed to the Opinion category after an editorial review.”
Rehman’s story recounted that on her first shift as a poll worker, she saw an “elderly white woman came in with a walker.”
“After she left I couldn’t help but wonder whether, despite our pleasant interaction, she was one of the people who hate people like me,” Rehman wrote.
“It was jarring to realize that many of the people who had seemingly been nice to me throughout the day had chosen to vote for the Conservative Party.”
Rehman says she is a “visibly Muslim, South Asian woman” and also well aware of the rising number of “police-reported hate crimes throughout Canada, like the mass murder of a Muslim family in London.”
“Elections, like the recent results of the 2021 Canadian federal election, give us numerical evidence of the rise of right-wing politics and hateful rhetoric throughout Canada,” Rehman wrote.
Nagler wrote, “Declaring a politician to be hateful should be based on their policies and their actions not just the colour of their lawn signs.”
In January 2022, a producer and journalist exposed the “radical political agenda” and increasingly “woke” culture of Canada’s CBC in a scathing letter explaining why she quit working there.
Canadian mainstream media, including the CBC, was caught spreading fake news stories about the Freedom Convoy.
Constable Helen Grus has twice been targeted by her own Ottawa Police Department for holding “anti-vaccine and anti-mask views” — and has now been suspended for standing for the truth about possibly fatal COVID vaccine effects on infants.
CONST. GRUS IS BEING SILENCED FOR INVESTIGATING THE TRUTH SURROUNDING A DEAD CHILD! SEND HER SUPPORT ASAP — DO NOT LET HER BE SILENCED BY OTTAWA POLICE!
Const. Grus has been a stalwart defender of medical freedom and transparency, serving as just one of a small handful of officers who have bravely stood up against Canada’s unrelenting enforcement of COVID vaccines and mandates.
However, the Ottawa Police Department has now suspended Const. Grus for investigating a possible link between several infant deaths and COVID vaccines. The suspension comes despite police officers regularly asking other citizens for their vaccine status — it seems the question is verboten only when the establishment is uncomfortable.
But before Const. Grus could continue her work into this disturbing pattern, the Ottawa Police quickly banned and suspended her from discovering the vaccination statuses of additional parents who have lost infants.
THAT’S WHY WE NEED YOU TO SPREAD THE WORD — SUPPORT CONST. GRUS AND HER ATTEMPT TO REVEAL THE TRUTH ABOUT COVID VACCINE EFFECTS IN INFANTS!
There is good reason for Const. Grus' suspicions regarding potentially fatal COVID vaccine side effects.
In fact, American-based leading COVID expert, Dr. Peter McCullough, has sounded the alarm against mass-COVID vaccinations twice — and is facing backlash from his own medical profession as well.
There is too much on the line for us to lose this fight for medical transparency. That's why more people MUST hear about Const. Grus’ attempt to uncover the mystery surrounding potentially fatal effects linked to COVID vaccines and suspicious infant deaths.
With enough Canadians spreading the truth first investigated by Const. Grus, we can overcome the mainstream narrative and government censorship surrounding COVID vaccines.
Now is the time to stand together in support of Const. Grus and condemn the Ottawa Police Department's censorship — stand with Const. Grus and her brave attempt for medical transparency and the truth about COVID vaccination!
SIGN & SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR CONST. GRUS.
SHARE THIS IMPORTANT MESSAGE & SPREAD THE WORD TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW.
Const. Grus is a hero for medical freedom and transparency. Stand with her now!
P.S. — The Ottawa Police Department is expecting to quickly silence Const. Grus without the public's knowledge. But with your help spreading this important message, Const. Grus will gain the attention she needs to sound the alarm against potentially fatal effects linked to COVID and suspicious infant deaths. Stand with Const. Grus before Ottawa Police completely silence her!
The CBC had to retract a story that falsely claimed most support for the Freedom Convoy came from foreigners. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used this narrative as a basis for triggering the Emergencies Act.
This came after the CBC had earlier retracted a story that falsely claimed Russia was behind the Freedom Convoy.
For a long time, Canada’s legacy media were essentially on their own when it came to revenue.
That all changed in 2019 when Trudeau made an election promise that the Liberals would give legacy media $595 million in federal assistance over four years.
In 2021, the Trudeau Liberals gave the CBC $1.4 billion, which accounts for around 70 percent of its total revenue.