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(LifeSiteNews) – As Canada Day rolls around again, many Canadians wonder why we should celebrate the nation that has of late disregarded so many of our basic rights and freedoms.
Many of us look to America as the land of the free and are only prevented from moving there because we’re unable to cross the border due to our vaccine status.
The recent reversal of Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in 1973, only solidifies this desire to move to the United States where the dignity of life is more ackonwledged, as in Canada there is still no such abortion law, meaning that abortions can be performed up until birth.
Canada has firmly rejected her Catholic roots.
Of late, Canada has even lost her secular reputation as the nation of the ever-apologetic and tolerant, as tyrannical Justin Trudeau refused to make accommodations for the unvaccinated.
We remember the verse in the Book of Luke, wherein Jesus sent his disciples to spread the Gospel saying, “Take nothing for the journey: neither staff, nor haversack, nor bread, nor money; and do not have a spare tunic. Whatever house you enter, stay there; and when you leave let your departure be from there. As for those who do not welcome you, when you leave their town shake the dust from your feet as evidence against them.”
As Canada becomes increasingly anti-Christian, some Canadians wonder: should we shake the dust from our feet and depart? Are we to abandon the land of our birth in search of freedom and Christianity?
Or should we continue to fight for our nation, to reclaim the land under the name of Christ? Can Canada indeed be restored to Christianity?
Canada’s foundation is distinctively Catholic as French missionaries crossed into the untamed forests to convert the Aboriginal peoples. The missionaries, including Sts. Jean de Brébeuf, René Goupil, and Antoine Daniel, bore countless sufferings and endured deaths of indescribable anguish. And all this, they did for love of God and for the future of Canada. Their blood built this nation, which has now forgotten them.
Their work was continued by the religious sisters who crossed oceans to care for the Aboriginal children, to build hospitals and schools, and to care for Canadians. Through their work, Quebec became one of the most Catholic cultures in the world.
But Canada seems to have forgotten her past, rejecting Christian culture and ideals. Indeed, Canada has even forgotten her Charter of Rights and Freedoms, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tramples our right to protest his vision of democracy.
This time last year, Justin Trudeau and his media allies were at the forefront of falsely accusing Catholic institutions of having buried Indigenous children in mass graves at various residential schools across Canada.
There was and is no credible evidence to support these wild accusations, but many Canadians are still unaware of the facts.
SIGN to demand an apology from Justin Trudeau for promoting the "mass grave" smear
The anger generated by the media at home and abroad saw over twenty Canadian churches burned, and extensive damage done to many more, but the record has never been set straight in what amounts to a disinformation campaign.
Terry Glavin at the National Post recently wrote a masterful piece that may go down in history as the definitive “debunking” of the assertions about the mass graves that never were.
Glavin points out that “nothing new was added to the public record” concerning the history of residential schools in Canada.
“The legacy of the schools had already been exhaustively explored in the testimony of hundreds of elders and a series of inquiries, public hearings, criminal cases, settlements and federal investigations going back decades. Most important of these efforts were the widely publicized undertakings of the 2008-2015 Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), and the content of its voluminous findings,” Glavin wrote.
“…[N]ot a single mass grave was discovered in Canada last year,” he added.
“The several sites of unmarked graves that captured international headlines were either already-known cemeteries, or they remain sites of speculation even now, unverified as genuine grave sites.”
“Not a single child” accounted for during the extensively researched commission “was located in any of these places,” Glavin underscored.
“In none of these places were any human remains unearthed.”
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Even Trudeau's kneeling at what was reported upon as a just-discovered residential school burial ground was a lie - it was actually a well-known Catholic cemetery, but the media didn't let these details get in the way of reinforcing their narrative.
Trudeau also called on Pope Francis to come to Canada and apologize for what had happened, as outlets like Reuters, the New York Times and scores more told the world that “nearly 1000 bodies” had been found in two mass graves.
Those online articles were quietly edited from "mass graves" to "unmarked graves", but we still have the Twitter posts from major outlets like Reuters to prove the staggering level of misinformation.
SIGN: Justin Trudeau must tell Canadians the truth - there were no mass graves
According to an extensive investigation by Professor Emeritus Jacques Rouillard from the Université de Montréal: “The ‘discovery’ was first reported last May 27 (2021) by Tk’emlúps te secwépemc First Nation Chief Rosanne Casimir after an anthropologist, Sarah Beaulieu, used ground-penetrating radar in a search for the remains of children alleged by some to be buried there.”
“Her preliminary report is actually based on depressions and abnormalities in the soil of an apple orchard near the school – not on exhumed remains.”
Professor Rouillard opined that the unverifiable narrative of what could have amounted to child-murder has led to the false assertion of genocide, an assertion without any supporting evidence.
“By never pointing out that it is only a matter of speculation or potentiality, and that no remains have yet been found, governments and the media are simply granting credence to what is really a thesis: the thesis of the ‘disappearance’ of children from residential schools,” Rouillard wrote.
“And all of this is based only on soil abnormalities that could easily be caused by root movements, as the anthropologist herself cautioned in the July 15 press conference.”
The vast majority of Canadians have been misled by the media and Mr. Trudeau, believing the most incredible smears imaginable, leading to scores of attacks on churches around the country.
It's time we heard the truth.
Please sign the petition today.
We are also cc'ing Canada's Catholic bishops on this petition - they must also demand the record be corrected, lest Canadians continue believing the mainstream media's disinformation.
For More Information:
How the world's media got it wrong on residential school graves - National Post
Trudeau lied about the bogus mass grave story - LifeSiteNews
Trudeau's narrative was a hoax - LifeSiteNews
**Photo: St. Jean Baptiste Church in Morinville burned to the ground on June 30, 2021**
According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, “It is the duty of citizens to contribute along with the civil authorities to the good of society in a spirit of truth, justice, solidarity, and freedom. the love and service of one’s country follow from the duty of gratitude and belong to the order of charity.” (2239)
But many Canadians are left wondering what it means to be a Canadian in 2022. Is Canada beyond all help? Ironically, many looked to the Canadian truckers to discover the answer to this question. The Trucker Freedom Convoy had a simple goal: the restoration of lost freedoms.
Freedom, as the Catechism states, “is the power, rooted in reason and will, to act or not to act, to do this or that, and so to perform deliberate actions on one’s own responsibility. By free will one shapes one’s own life. Human freedom is a force for growth and maturity in truth and goodness; it attains its perfection when directed toward God, our beatitude.”
This right has been so muddled in Canada that many do not know what it means anymore. The truckers united Canada in an unprecedented way. Through their winter journey across Canada, they united people in every province in a fundamental appeal to restore freedom.
And yet, this is only the beginning. The Freedom Convoy did manage to restore some lost freedoms to Canadians as mandates were dropped across the country, but there is still much injustice and suffering to correct.
Canada is still a young country. She has her whole future ahead of her. The Freedom Convoy revealed Canadians’ desire to be free, but this battle has only just begun. Canadians must now work and pray to restore our country to her past Christian state.
And so on this Canada day, we must remember that God has placed each person in a certain time and place in history. He chose each Canadian to be living during this time and place.
He has a plan for each of us to participate in building the future of His nation, no matter what efforts are made by others to destroy Canada.