#StopC51 Action Fund

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Raised by 47 people in 20 months
Veronica Michelle Campbell  Toronto, ON
Bill C-51 is a threat to our rights and freedoms. Join the National Convergence in Ottawa as we continue to voice our opposition.

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Enough is enough! Bill C-51 is part of a long string of initiatives to expand the government’s security powers and signals a dramatic new direction for Canadian security. Presented as anti-terror legislation, Bill C-51 creates excessive over reaching powers for security agencies, that will harm online innovation, political discourse, and our civil liberties.

The Conservative Government is rushing this bill through parliament without responsible parliamentary process. The actions of the government are degrading our democracy and our international reputation.

This bill disproportionately targets indigenous communities, environmental activists, dissidents, and Muslims, many of whom are already subjected to questionable and overreaching powers by security officials. Bill C-51 will make it easier and ostensibly lawful for government to continue infringing upon the rights of peaceful people.

“Bill C-51… is a dangerous piece of legislation in terms of its potential impacts on the rule of law, on constitutionally and internationally protected rights, and on the health of Canada’s democracy”
-106 Law professors from across Canada in and Open
Letter to the Government criticizing Bill C-51

Any government that would propose legislation that is unconstitutional and undemocratic does not have the moral authority to maintain power in a true democracy. Generations before us have defended the rights and freedoms that are now in jeopardy.

In response people from the four directions will march in solidarity on Parliament Hill on May 30th to #RejectFear and call on Members of Parliament to;

-Withdraw / Repeal Bill C-51
-Affirm and Uphold the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
-Honour the Treaties with First Nations and the Rights of Indigenous People
-Honour First Nations Right to be Consulted (Section 35)
-Stop racist legislation and fear mongering

Our security lives in our solidarity, standing together for our rights and civil liberties, not in legislation that creates secret police and secret courts. Bill C-51 does nothing to protect Canadians, it actually will make us less safe.

“The powers of CSIS have always depended on how a ‘threat to the security of Canada’ is defined, and section 2 of the CSIS Act already has an extremely broad definition. This has been interpreted to include environmental activists, indigenous groups, and other social or political activists. Concerns are heightened with the proposal to grant CSIS a ‘disruptive’ kinetic role.”
-Canadian Bar Association

#RejectFear and let’s stand together for the well-being of all the people on this land.

Your donation will help the Toronto Organizing Committe to #StopC51

*Printing costs for posters and flyers
*Equipment and art supplies for demonstrations
*Secure travel 

Thank You!
The Toronto Organizing Committee to #StopC51
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Update 11
17 months ago

Courage is rewarded!

Thank you to all of our supporters who have helped to #RejectFear.

We have reached our goal of $2000!

You have made it possible for us to organize THREE National Days of Action. A dozen community info booths so far, a serious online presence, and now we look forward to a 5 month long petition drive to ensure that whichever party takes government on October 19th we can apply the pressure of hundreds of thousands of people who value our Rights and Freedoms! What we are doing is WORKING!

Bill C-51 is scheduled for it's final vote in the Senate on TUESDAY JUNE 9th, if you haven't already e-mailed your senators, now is the time; www.stopc51.ca

After it passes the vote in the Senate we will be writing letters and tweeting the Governor General to refuse to give the bill royal assent. We will continue to pressure our government to listen to the people and #StopC51.

Thank you everyone for your support! We are making waves. Let's keep it up!

Together we #RejectFear and we will STOP C-51!
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Update 10
17 months ago

Thank you everyone who has supported our mission to #RejectFear and Stop Bill C-51. We had a successful National Day of Action yesterday and we are motivated to continue to pressure MP's about this issue and advocate for the communities this bill targets.

Help us continue on this mission! We are just $127 away from our goal. With just a few more donations we can get all of the print materials we need for a whole summer of campaigning at community events and festivals.

Thank you again for all of your support to ensure a successful Stop C-51 Unite For Our Rights National Day of Action!
Toronto Bill C-51 rally by Fram Dinshaw
Rally in Ottawa, photo by Kevin Metcalf
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Update 9
17 months ago

We are SO CLOSE! Only $227 away from our goal! Thank you everyone who is supporting and sharing and joining us for our third National Day of Action to Stop C-51! Together we will #RejectFear, Unite For Our Rights and Stop Bill C-51!
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Update 8
17 months ago

We are just days away from our 3rd National Day of Action to #StopC51! May 30! #RejectFear!
Our info table at Farm to Fork Fest!
Last day of the 48 hr Vigil
The 1st National Day of Action 03.14.15
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$2,000 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 47 people in 20 months
Created March 6, 2015
Veronica Michelle Campbell  
Judith Chlipala
17 months ago

You go Veronica!

Steven Anderson
17 months ago
Gilles Fecteau
17 months ago

We need to keep the fight and defeat Harper at the next election.

Obert Madondo
17 months ago
17 months ago
Phil d
17 months ago

Very happy to see people fighting for the values I believe Canada should have - transparency, accountability and a sense of privacy.

Iain Stewart
17 months ago
Angela Gloss
17 months ago

Great ACTION!!

Pam FitzGerald
17 months ago
Dorothy Ramien
18 months ago

Keep on fighting

Chris Wiseman
17 months ago


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