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Prospective Quebec rioters are the apparent target of Harper Government's Civil Assistance Plan

by Peter Tremblay

  Protestors in Quebec

Protestors in Quebec tend to each other after being gassed by the Quebec riot police.

It is apparent that the Stephen Harper government is preparing for some kind of civil unrest to occur in Canada, that would need the use of the U.S. military. The likely target of that scenario is the Province of Quebec, in relation to efforts that the Harper government is pursuing, that could very well produce large scale civil unrest not seen in Quebec since the 1960's.

On 19 to 21 August 2007 elites from Canada, the United and Mexico met in Montebello, Quebec to discuss their North American Union (NAU) agenda, The NAU in turn, is being achieved under the terms of the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP).

The SPP envisions a "prosperity" for its major stakeholders, which include the corporate elites of the North American Competitiveness Council (NACC). The SPP is a "partnership" (not legislatively approved by either Canada's Parliament or the U.S. Congress) in which political elites are delegated with the job of creating laws that favour wealthy corporate interests, that will be often at the expense of human, cultural, and civil rights. It is also a "partnership" in which the military is delegated with the "job" of waging war, if necessary, to ensure that wealthy corporate interests can continue achieving maximized commercial profits.

Montebello Summit Protest Poster

Montebello Summit Protest Poster.

In turn, wealthy corporate elites in the envisioned NAU, provide the political and the military elites, with funding to support personal wealth in order to enjoy the material comforts of life, and to finance other NAU endeavours.

SPP-NAU architects, believe that the realities of dwindling natural resources, and the "threat of terrorism" requires "efficient decision-making". In such a context, SPP-NAU architects apparently view that the operation of a substantive democracy in general, and in association with the kind of language and cultural rights that exist in today's Quebec, are potential impediments to their elite-desire to achieve a "Brave New World" under their "full control".

Many Quebecers specifically, and Canadians in general, may have wondered why Montebello was chosen as the Summit for SPP-NAU architects to meet. It is apparent that SPP-NAU architects which include Prime Minister Harper, chose Quebec as the setting, for the purpose of discussing the "French problem". Bill 178, and other French language rights that Quebecers now take for granted, are being scheduled to formally cease, by no later than 2010.

If you do not believe this, then read former Deputy Prime Minister John Manley co-authored book on "Building a North American Community".


Quebec Riot Police.

You may notice that the SPP-NAU agenda as presented by John Manley, and his American "think tank" colleagues, is a U.S.-inspired initiative. The aspiring founders of the SPP-NAU, have no respect for the national self-determination of Canadians, or any notions of a Quebec "distinct society".

The NAU is a project aimed at achieving greed, exploitation and power, without the hassle of dealing with popular democratic "inconveniences".

In the planned NAU, French Quebecers, will not be allowed to have any more language protections, than Spanish-speaking and other minority linguistic groups have in the United States. French Quebecers will all be expected to learn English, as the official language of the NAU.

It appears that the political and corporate elites who presided over the Montebello meetings are seeking to present a message that discontinuing current language laws in the new "State of Quebec" in the Anglo-American NAU, are necessary to promote new "investment" and trade toward "prosperity". Quebec's unemployment rate and overall economic stagnation will be presented as justifications for disbanding Quebec language and cultural policies. Connie Fogal, leader of the Canadian Action Party, has circulated Access to Information documentation, which specifically refers to such planned public relations deceptions about the unfolding NAU.

SPP-NAU Summit leaders of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico

SPP-NAU Summit leaders of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

Older francophone Quebecers who experienced the Union Nationale regime of Premier Maurice Duplessis, might recognize, more than younger Quebecers, that this is an Anglo-America trick. Duplessis ushered in Quebec's "Dark Years" during the 1950's, and prior to the "Quiet Revolution". Duplessis under a similar rationale of "prosperity" brought in U.S. corporations to "invest in Quebec", at the expense of making francophones "third class" citizens. Francophones were often coerced into feeling ashamed of speaking their language during Quebec's Dark Years. Quebec Francophones were often marginalized to work in very low paying and poor labour conditions, under "prospering" Anglo-American elites.

Indeed, U.S. based corporations, through the SPP-NAU agenda, have eyes on "seizing" Quebec's hydroelectricity assets, and other natural resources, to make as much money as possible, for a small elite group.

The Quebec politicians who are now "custodians" of Quebec hydro, and other resources, seek to exchange aspirations of "Quebec nationhood" for the allure of cold hard cash, for an early retirement in Florida, the Caribbean, or someplace else, as wannabe disciples of Maurice Duplessis

SPP-NAU architects, are in the process of transforming the provincial rights that Quebec had obtained in the aftermath of the Confederation of Canada in 1867, for statehood in the NAU. This process is being achieved through "Bi-National Panels" documented by the Centre for Research on Globalization, that is under the auspices of a University of Ottawa professor.

The Quebec Civil Code, is also scheduled to be scrapped by 2010.

Quebecers are viewed by the Anglo-American interests that met in Montebello, as no more than providers of cheap labour power. Quebecers can expect a reduced minimum wage, under the pretext of helping to encourage more investment from anti-union states in the South. SPP-NAU elites, have also been creating a NAFTA Superhighway, that will further enable the importing of cheap exploited labour from Mexico into Quebec.

It is apparent that the Anglo-American elites who preside over the Security and Prosperity Partnership North American Union (SPP-NAU) agenda, also appear to be expecting a certain period of mass demonstrations, labour strikes, and rioting, after Quebecers realize that they have been betrayed.

In apparent preparation for civil unrest, the Stephen Harper government as a follow-up to the Montebello Summit, consolidated the Civil Assistance Plan in mid-February 2008. In anticipation of civil unrest with the disbanding of Quebec's language and cultural laws, the Stephen Harper government can now ask for "assistance" from the U.S. military.

  Québec Liberation Front

The Front de libération du Québec (Québec Liberation Front), commonly known as the FLQ, and sometimes referred to as Front de libération Québécois was a revolutionary Marxist group in Canada responsible for more than 200 bombings and the deaths of at least five people, which culminated in 1970 with what is known as the October Crisis. Founded in the early 1960s, it supported the Quebec sovereignty movement.

And, if you think that this would never happen, in the cultural arrogance of many Quebecers, you have made a sad mistake. It has already happened. Indeed, during the Montebello summit, the U.S. military was already used to "secure the area" for elites. The U.S. military, was apparently in control of the whole security operation, as a "test run" by the Harper government, in what SPP-NAU architects seem to be planning.

The use of the U.S. military in Montebello, was covered-up by Canadian corporate media outlets, that chose to focus on the security presence of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Quebec Provincial Police. However, the RCMP and the Sûreté du Québec were in fact, taking orders from U.S. commanders, who in turn operate under the auspices of U.S. President George W. Bush as the "Commander in Chief". The Council of Canadians together with other grassroots organizations, have documented the extraterritorial use of the U.S. military in Quebec, in violation of Canadian sovereignty. LINK.

Such an context was, in fact, also alluded to in the CBC-TV new mini-series Trojan Horse, in which the sale of water instead of the sell-out of Quebec's language rights, was used as a pretext for the "invitation" of U.S. troops into Canada, which led to Quebec becoming a state of a "New American Union". It appears that the producers of Trojan Horse modelled their show as a clever narrative of the real-life context of the current SPP-NAU agenda.

In order to make the mini-series less politically controversial, it appears that the CBC producers chose water, rather than language, as the "trigger mechanism" for the character, Tom McLaughlin, (played by Paul Gross) as an English-speaking, Prime Minister, having to "invite" U.S. troops to quell civil unrest in Canada.

Stephen Harper's Civil Assistance Plan (CAP) appears to have been created, because it is apparently expected that the significant population of francophones in the Canadian military, may be somewhat unenthusiastic about supporting the sell-out of Quebec to the cultural, political, economic assimilation agenda of the U.S. Empire.

The short list of perceived betrayers, would be those federal and provincial political party representatives, that Quebecers apprise as being among those who must have been aware of the SPP-NAU agenda, but elected to participate in a "conspiracy of silence", on its anti-Quebec agenda.

These apparent betrayers in the view of Quebecers, would likely include "anglos" like current Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and former Prime Minister Paul Martin, who consented to the SPP-NAU agenda in Waco Texas, in 2005. The list of perceived betrayers might also include a 'who's who' of so-called Quebec francophone federalist elites like Stéphane Dion and Justin Trudeau, the son of former Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Elliot Trudeau.

The Chénier Cell

The Chénier Cell was a Montreal-based cell of the FLQ terrorist group in Quebec whose members were responsible for a decade of bombings and armed robberies in the 1960s that led to what became known as the October Crisis. The Chénier cell was named after the rebel hero of the Lower Canada Rebellion Jean-Olivier Chénier.

On the separatist-nationalist side, the list of perceived betrayers might include current Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe, along with his "Chateau Clique" of Bloc MP's who are supposedly in Ottawa to "defend Quebec's interests", but instead pursue a self-serving agenda. Other perceived betrayers might also include current Quebec Premier Jean Charest, other Quebec Liberals, the Parti Quebecois, and the Action Democratique's Mario Dumont.

The betrayal of Quebec, and Canada in general, emanates from the same groups that are political supporters of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), that has spawned the SPP-NAU agenda. The same groups that have supported NAFTA, are supporters of the SPP-NAU agenda, is indeed, inclusive of the Conservatives, Liberals, Bloc Quebecois, Parti Quebecois, Action Democratique (ADQ), and Jack Layton's NDP.

Opponents of Free Trade and the Corporate Globalization agenda, and the related SPP-NAU agenda in provincial politics, has been largely limited to Option Quebec, and federally, in the Canadian Action Party.

Quebecers, must wake up now to the stark reality of the betrayal by their leaders, or otherwise, wake up later to an Americanized "State of Quebec", where social injustice in increasingly prevalent, under the rule of exploitative elites.

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