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(LifeSiteNews) – Maxime Bernier, the leader of the People’s Party of Canada, warned that “cancel culture” is destroying the foundation of the nation and that while focusing on the economy is important, even more so is fighting against the rise of “wokeism.”
“We all want more prosperity, because a dynamic and wealth-creating economy is how we can afford to pay for everything,” Bernier wrote in a recent blog post titled “It’s not just the economy.”
“But that’s not all there is in life. It’s not just the economy. We also need to live in a secure and stable society where our identity and way of life are preserved.”
Bernier noted how the open border “mass immigration policies” of the Canadian federal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is “transforming our country at a maddening pace and threatening social cohesion.”
“I disagree that it’s good for our economy,” Bernier wrote.
“What’s the point if we become a ‘post-national’ society unable to integrate its immigrants and divided along tribal lines?”
UPDATE: The protests are spreading
German farmers also rise up. Dutch, Italian, Polish and German, this is growing into a global movement. pic.twitter.com/R4XNMoeJUf— RadioGenova (@RadioGenova) July 7, 2022
Protests led by thousands of farmers have broken out across the Netherlands, and they're now spreading to Italy, Germany and Poland - this is a fightback against not just environmental regulations and the resulting inflation, but also the elites' Great Reset agenda.
While the demonstrations themselves have been overwhelmingly free from violence on the affected farmers' part, the response to them has been anything but: Earlier this week, Dutch police opened fire on a 16-year-old tractor driver during a protest in Heerenveen.
While -- thank God -- this unfortunate incident did not result in any deaths or injuries, a formal investigation is still forthcoming, and farmers and concerned citizens now know, without question, what measures could be pursued in order to silence opposition to backers of the international Great Reset, which could spell doom for the livelihood of farmers everywhere.
That's why we're asking you to SIGN and SHARE this petition in support of farmers across world against intrusive, overreaching policies of globalist organizations and political leaders who seek to prioritize their own extreme environmental ideology over the ability for everyday farmers to earn a living and provide for their families and communities.
HAPPENING NOW: Farmers who learned from Canadian Freedom Protesters are currently blockading the Netherlands/Germany border with tractors to protest the WEF climate change policies of their government. pic.twitter.com/I7UJTusAZT— Keean Bexte 🇳🇱 (@TheRealKeean) June 30, 2022
Of course, these kinds of extreme environmental policies are not only a threat to the livelihoods of farmers in the Netherlands, or just the nations that comprise the European Union, for that matter: These regulations most certainly can (and inevitably will) make their way to every corner of our world, including countries like YOURS.
In the Netherlands, specifically, lawmakers recently approved legislative proposals to significantly decrease greenhouse emissions by the end of the decade, most notably ammonia and nitrogen oxide, which are common in farming.
This plan, as championed by Christianne van der Wal, the Dutch Minister for Nature and Nitrogen Policy since January, seeks to exceed the globalist EU's agreement among Member States to reduce greenhouse emissions as a means to combat climate change by at least 40% by the year 2030, replacing the desired percentage with an even loftier 55%.
As a result, it would seem almost inevitable that thousands of farms could find themselves in jeopardy within the coming years, but Dutch farmers have no plans to stand down; in fact, this embrace of EU and World Economic Forum (WEF)-style environmental demands is the primary force behind the ongoing protests by as many as 40,000 farmers, who, in response, have taken their tractors to highways across the Netherlands, making an unmistakable statement of resistance reminiscent of that of the Canadian Freedom Convoy truckers in order to protect their livelihoods.
Similar protests have also broken among farmers in Italy, as you can see here:
IT'S HAPPENING 🇮🇹: Italian farmers are rising up in protest, threatening to take their tractors to Rome. "We are not slaves, we are farmers! We cannot make ends meet!" pic.twitter.com/FAznWFXmM0— Keean Bexte 🇳🇱 (@TheRealKeean) July 7, 2022
Such policies are a clear tenet of the Great Reset, pushed by globalist entities around the world like the World Economic Forum. Look no further than the WEF's own "Net Zero Challenge," which seeks to coerce participants into cutting all greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050, and will inevitably threaten countless jobs and livelihoods in the process.
Let there be no doubt: these extreme environmental policies and transgressions against working people cannot be expected to stop any time soon.
That's why we must take this opportunity to make our voices heard -- whether you're a farmer, yourself; work in an industry that would be negatively affected by such policies; or simply support the hardworking men and women in your country and others who wish to maintain the freedom to provide for their families without excessive government and globalist interference.
Please SIGN and SHARE this petition in support of Dutch farmers, and farmers and workers across the world, whose livelihoods can and eventually will be harmed by the extreme environmental demands of globalist entities like the EU and WEF seeking to implement the Great Reset.
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'Dutch farmers push back against ‘green’ tyranny, use tractors to block major highways' (LifeSiteNews)
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Bernier then continued by saying, “Wokeism is taking over every institution, from the media to cultural and educational institutions, government agencies, and even the courts and businesses.”
He noted that current government policies are based on nothing more than “racial and gender identities” that he said are “being implemented everywhere.”
“Our country’s history is being denigrated as genocidal. Everything associated with Western Civilization is being downgraded as ‘white supremacy,’” Bernier noted.
Canada’s current birth rate is at record lows, under the population replacement level of 2.1 children per woman. The Trudeau Liberals have used the low birth rate as a reason to expand immigration to Canada instead of promoting population growth from within.
The Trudeau Liberals plan on letting into Canada 431,645 new permanent residents in 2022, 447,055 in 2023 and 451,000 in 2024.
Bernier, who once served as a cabinet minister under former conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper before leaving the party to create the People’s Party, has been vocal on many issues affecting family and life.
While the People’s Party has no official policy on abortion and Bernier in the past showing support for early-term abortions, he recently blasted the late-term killing of unborn babies as “abhorrent,” saying the time is right for a debate on abortion in Canada.
He also chose not to get the COVID jabs and is currently challenging Canada’s injection travel mandate in court.
Both the People’s Party and Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) are the only parties that do not support radical policies such as late-term abortion.
Bernier blasts ‘radical gender ideology’
In his blog post, Bernier took issue with “radical” attacks on Canadian children via the public school system.
“Our children are being taught that they should feel guilty if they are white, or feel like helpless victims if they aren’t,” Bernier wrote.
“They’re being deliberately confused about their identity by radical gender ideology. And the legacy media are feeding us this crazy far-left nonsense every day.”
Bernier noted that while it is fine to be a “prosperous” nation if the only focus is on the economy, “we’re going to lose everything else that made Canada one of the best countries in the world where to live.”
While some conservative MPs have been vocal in upholding traditional family values such as leadership candidate Leslyn Lewis, who is pro-life, historically the party leaders have been silent on many of the issues Bernier raises.
Bernier said that his party is the “only party raising these other issues in Ottawa.”
In last fall’s federal election, Bernier ran a campaign on freedom, fighting against vaccine passports, mandates, and masks as well as government overreach. He was the only party leader to do so.
The People’s Party did not win any seats but managed to pick up a larger percentage of the popular vote at 5 percent.
The party platform blasts COVID-19 lockdowns, vaccine passports, and mask mandates.
The party has come out against attacks on freedom of speech as well as what Bernier calls Trudeau’s “woke fanaticism.”