We, The Citizens, Deserve The Truth!!!
Montreal's 375th Anniversary Celebration,
Our Elected Officials VIP Lists & Total Costs
DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. EXCLUSIVE CASE.
UPDATED: February 19, 2018
Our ongoing investigation into the VIP lists, including the massive spending of taxpayer
dollars surrounding the 375th Anniversary celebrations are coming to a conclusion.
With the celebrations now over, the time has come to calculate the total costs.
Rest assured that we have gained significant ground in our pursuit of the truth.
Expect a complete report regarding the VIP lists and total taxpayer dollars spent.
DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. will be publishing this press release in due course.
UPDATE: February 19, 2018
DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. attends the Montreal City Council meeting. At this meeting, our newly elected council confirms that they are researching the legality of publishing the 375th anniversary VIP lists. The VIP lists include the names of all VIP guests invited by our elected officials to these events.
Should the laws permit, the council also confirms their full commitment to publish these lists.
DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. is pleased that the Montreal City Council is actively reviewing our case.
We are confident that total transparency will be attained in this case.
In the meantime, we will continue to work tirelessly towards a conclusion.
Please keep posted regularly for future updates regarding this very important case.
To view our latest public interventions, click on the videos above.
Part 3: February 19, 2018
Part 2: April 25, 2017
La Société des Célebrations du 375e Anniversaire de Montréal's reply.
La Société des Célebrations du 375e Anniversaire de Montréal is the organization mandated to oversee the administration of all 375th-anniversary events.
They have cordially refused (in writing) to disclose the VIP lists and total costs.
La Société des Célebrations du 375e Anniversaire de Montréal claims that DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. did not properly formulate our access to information request. They believe that the laws in Québec surrounding access to documents and personal information held by public bodies do not apply in this case.
In short, the organization believes that they can refuse access to information with respect to how our taxpayer dollars are spent to administer the 375th Anniversary!!!
In our access to information request, (April 2017), we requested the total costs to the taxpayers of Montréal for the 375th-anniversary celebrations, including the lists of all VIP guests invited
by our elected officials to 375th-anniversary celebration parties.
La Société des Célebrations du 375e Anniversaire de Montréal has also claimed that they will be publishing a full report of all activities related to the 375th Anniversary Celebration in due course.
It is not clear what they plan to publish in this report, or when.
We expedited a very simple and straightforward request.
There should be no confusion as to what we are requesting, and why.
We demand to know how our taxpayer dollars are being spent and the VIPS' they are being spent on!!!
La Société des Célebrations du 375e Anniversaire
(The reply to our access to information request in French).
For more information regarding the Montreal Community Cares Foundation, please visit their website by clicking on the images above.
We would like to take this moment to cordially thank Ms.Tracey Arial and The Suburban Newspaper
for reporting on the facts, while bravely going where many other media dare to follow.
Joseph Pugliese. DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. is very grateful for all the work that Tracey Arial
and The Suburban Newspaper performed in helping expose our cases to the general public.
Tracey Arial is a reporter with The Suburban Newspaper, an independent writer, and author.
Tracey Arial specializes in reporting on community awareness
across LaSalle, Verdun, Montreal, and other cities.
Image credits: www.montrealcommunitycares.com
Part 1: April 24, 2017
Fair dealing is a statutory exception to copyright infringement and is also referred to as a user's right (as opposed to an owner's right). According to the Supreme Court of Canada, it is more than a simple defense; it is an integral part of the Copyright Act of Canada, providing a balance between the rights of owners and users. To qualify under the fair dealing exception, the dealing must be for a purpose enumerated in sections 29, 29.1 or 29.2 of the Copyright Act of Canada (research, private study, education, parody, satire,criticism or review and news reporting), and the dealing must be considered fair as per the criteria established by the Supreme Court of Canada.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!!!
PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS!!!
DEFEND YOUR RIGHTS!!!
On January 7, 2019, DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. expedited an official request to the attention of
Québec Premier François Legault. In this request, we ask the Premier to PUBLICLY disclose the
UNCENSORED and COMPLETE 200-page "CONFIDENTIAL" report titled:
"CINTEC ENVIRONMENT INC. FINAL CLOSURE REPORT"
FAST FORWARD TO MARCH 2020,
IS THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEBEC STILL PLAYING POLITICS WITH THE RELEASE OF THIS REPORT?
The citizens deserve to know the UNCENSORED TRUTH that is shadowed within this
"CONFIDENTIAL" report, especially the total volume of toxins found at this LaSalle site.
CINTEC ENVIRONMENT INC. is located at: 5505 Rue Irwin, LaSalle, Quebec, H8N 1A1.
To know more about this EXCLUSIVE CASE, including how
tUPDATE: January 14, 2019
DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC. has expedited our official access to information request to Montreal City Hall. This request is a follow-up to our February 19, 2018 question regarding full disclosure of these VIP lists.
Today, Montreal City Hall has officially REFUSED DEMOCRATIQUE.CA INC’s access to information request regarding the 375th Anniversary VIP Lists. This request
was dated January 14, 2019. One must assume that no one watched the videos on www.democratique.ca surrounding the 375th ANNIVERSARY VIP LIST CASE.
April 2017: Did anyone hear what Ms. Valerie Plante had to say about MAYOR CODERRE “doing some pirouettes” around the VIP lists??? This was before she was elected Mayor of Montreal. Did anyone equally hear Ms.Valerie Plante state that she would disclose the 375th Anniversary VIP lists if she has them??? Once again,
this was said in April 2017 before she was elected mayor. WE WELCOME EVERYONE TO VIEW ALL THREE VIDEOS BELOW. PREPARE TO BE AMAZED......
Fast forward to February 2019, are Mayor Valerie Plante and her administration doing the "SAME PIROUETTES” in 2019 as seen with the former administration???
Are we seeing a repetition of the LaSalle VIP case??? Has it become a culture in Québec politics to use public money to entertain elected officials and their VIP’s??? Why do our elected officials allocate public money through private corporations such as La Société des Célebrations du 375e Anniversaire de Montréal, to administer taxpayer-funded events??? THE SAME THING HAPPENED IN OUR LASALLE VIP CASE. This type of culture creates very dangerous precedence where our elected officials can play the “personal information laws” card when asked to disclose which VIP’s our taxpayer dollars are being spent on. At least one thing is certain,
the City of Montreal does not deny that these 375th Anniversary Celebration VIP lists exist, they are simply refusing to disclose them. In our access to information request, we ask that the city of Montreal disclose the complete and UNCENSORED 375th Anniversary VIP lists.
These lists contain the names of all our elected officials, including all their VIP guests who attended the 375th Anniversary Celebration events as VIP’s.
Lest we never forget how these events are paid for with taxpayer dollars!!! Did we change 4 quarters for a loonie in Montreal???
Public money was spent to entertain our elected officials and their VIP guests at all 375th Anniversary Celebrations.
Public money is still being used to entertain mystery VIP’s????
One must assume that in 2019, our elected officials still feel that it’s in their best interests to keep these VIP lists CONFIDENTIAL.
Is it safe to say that our elected officials DO NOT WANT THE PUBLIC TO KNOW who they invite as VIP guests to taxpayer-funded events???
Are they hiding something, someone, or many persons??? ALL the answers are etched within these MYSTERY VIP LISTS!!!
Do govern yourselves accordingly. Rest assured that the 375th Anniversary VIP lists will be made PUBLIC!!!
You have our word!!!
Unapologetically Canadian by Tracey Arial
We are pleased to announce that we have expedited an official request for judicial review in the Montreal 375th Anniversary Celebrations VIP List Case. The Quebec Access to Information Commission is now reviewing our case. A hearing date has yet to be announced. Keep posted for updates.
February 25, 2019:
Rest assured that we look forward to continuing to serve YOU, the citizens and good people.
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