Wednesday 17 December 2014

POST 196 A CANADA AND 9 / 11


Petition asks Canadian government to review 9/11 evidence

A new petition has been submitted by three citizen groups calling for a Parliamentary review of forensic evidence regarding the events of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States.
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Conference on 9 / 11 presented December 2014. 22 mins.
9/11 'truthers' petition Parliament with Green Party leader's help


OTTAWA - A coalition of 9/11 conspiracy theorists want the Canadian government to do its own investigation into the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001.
The group has collected over 1,400 Canadian signatures on a petition and are calling for a parliamentary review of the new forensic evidence. They said explosives which contained nano thermite and not airplanes crashing into the World Trade Centre brought the towers down. Nano thermite is a chemical in explosives used mostly by the military.
The group submitted a similar petition in the U.S. but was shot down twice in 2009 and 2013. They are now calling "on their friends in the north" to be supportive.
When asked who was behind the tragic events of 9/11 the group couldn't say.
The U.S. conducted a lengthy and costly investigation as to who was responsible and their conclusion in the 2002 9/11 Commission Report stated that the terrorist group Al Qaeda was responsible. The report said the collapse of the towers was due to the damage inflicted by the two planes.
"Simple office fires cannot cause a collapse of a massive office building. It is ridiculous. We need a new review," said Isabelle Beenen who is representing Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth.
The coalition presented their most recent petition to Green Party leader Elizabeth May who then presented it to Parliament Dec. 3.
May has gone on record to say she does not agree with the petition but as a parliamentarian felt she had a personal obligation to bring it forward, though there is no actual legal obligation for MPs to present petitions they receive.
The parliamentary petition process requires the government to respond within 45 calendar days.
Bill Brinner, an American architect who lost his best friend Frank in the 9/11 attacks, said he also has the signatures of more than 2,300 architects and engineers in the U.S. who are calling for an investigation.
"What happened that day does not add up and I want the truth," Brinner told reporters on Wednesday.
Two years ago the group "ReThink911" presented a similar petition to NDP MP Paul Dewar. A spokesman for Dewar said he did not present it to Parliament.

New Poll Finds a Majority of 

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Posted by — September 25, 2013
  51% Suspect Controlled Demolition of Building 7 after Viewing Video of Collapse
  44% Support Investigation into Building 7’s Collapse, Compared to 13% Who Oppose It
  54% Believe Ads about Building 7 Are Protected by Free Speech, Compared to 19% Who Think Such Ads Should Not Be Allowed
30-second video shown to 510 survey respondents across Canada:
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A new survey by the polling firm YouGov reveals that most Canadians are not opposed to the ads currently appearing in Canadian cities calling for a new investigation into the destruction of World Trade Center Building 7, a 47-story skyscraper that collapsed into its own footprint late in the afternoon on 9/11. 
The poll was commissioned by the sponsor of the ads,, in response to criticism denouncing the ads as “disrespectful,” along with comments made by the Chair of Ottawa’s Transit Commission calling for a review of the transit system’s advertising policy. The poll shows that a majority of Canadians actually side with in questioning the cause of Building 7’s collapse. After viewing video footage of the building’s collapse from four different angles:
  51% of respondents are sure or suspect that Building 7’s collapse was caused by a controlled demolition, compared to just 18% who are sure or suspect fires caused it, and 31% who don’t know;
  49% are more inclined to believe the critics who say that explosives were used to bring down Building 7, compared to 20% who are more inclined to believe the U.S. government’s conclusion that fires caused Building 7’s collapse, and 24% who don’t know;
  By a margin of more than 3 to 1, 44% support a new investigation into the collapse of Building 7, compared to just 13% who are opposed. 34% neither support nor oppose a new investigation, and 8% are unsure;
  Canadians are somewhat more evenly divided on whether Canada or an international body should launch an investigation into the events of 9/11, with a plurality of 36% supporting an investigation, 30% neither supporting nor opposing an investigation, and 27% opposed;
  54% believe that the Ottawa transit system’s advertising policy should not be revised because the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects the right to free speech and the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards already establishes standards of acceptability in advertising; compared to 19% who believe that the advertising policy should be revised to place greater emphasis on community acceptability so that ads like ReThink911’s would not be allowed.
“I’m not surprised that most people wonder whether Building 7 really could have collapsed from fires,” said Bob McIlvaine, whose son Bobby died on 9/11. “The people who say these ads do an injustice to the 9/11 families are horribly misguided. They don’t realize that hundreds of 9/11 families want a new investigation. If they would watch the videos and look at the evidence, they would understand why.”
According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), normal office fires caused the failure of a single column, starting a chain reaction that brought Building 7 down. More than 2,000 architects and engineers have signed a petition with the organization Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, challenging NIST’s explanation of the building’s collapse and calling for a new investigation.
“It simply doesn’t look like a natural building collapse, and that’s because all the columns have been removed at once to allow it to come down symmetrically in free-fall,” said Richard Gage, a member of the American Institute of Architects and founder of Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth, the lead sponsor of “The evidence of controlled demolition is overwhelming. As more and more people learn about Building 7, public demand for a new investigation grows. People want the truth.”
The poll’s findings are comparable to those of another poll conducted in the U.S. and released by on September 9, 2013, which found that after viewing the same video footage of Building 7’s collapse, 46% of Americans suspect it was caused by a controlled demolition, compared to 51% of Canadians who suspect the same. A somewhat higher percentage of Americans, 28%, suspect that Building 7’s collapse was caused by fires, compared to 18% of Canadians who suspect it was caused by fires.
The ReThink911 campaign calls for a new investigation into Building 7’s collapse as well as the destruction of the Twin Towers. The YouGov poll and the ad campaign were financed with more than $225,000 in donations from th

All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from YouGov Plc. Total sample size was 510 adults. Fieldwork was undertaken between the 18th and 23rd of September 2013.The survey was carried out online. The figures have been weighted and are representative of all Canadian adults (aged 18+).



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