I finally received the court martial transcripts for the Captain Father Angus McRae court martial.
Welcome to my podcast.This will be the first of many podcasts that I intend to publish that will explore how the Canadian Armed Forces have failed the victims of military child sexual abuse over the years. Podcast Number 1
I received a letter today from the Military Police Complaits Commission dated June 19, 2020. The letter informs me that the MPCC issued their interim report to the Canadian Forces Provost Marshal on June 17th, 2020 and that they are now awaiting the response from the Canadian Forces Provost Marshal. How much hope am I … Continue reading An update letter from the MPCC
Just shaking the family tree to see what falls out.
On Thursday July 30th, 2020 I was interviewed at the Vancouver Police Department headquarters at 2120 Cambie Street. This was in realtion to another even of abuse that occured on Canadian Forces Base Namao. So far my ratio with the CFNIS is 50/50. P.S. went down in flames. I don't think I'll ever ascertain exactly … Continue reading Another investigation
In the school year of 1985 - 1986 I was in grade 8 at Pierre Laporte Junior High in what used to be North York, Ontario. Active Surplus was a dealer down on Queen Street West between University and Spadina that sold new electronic components along with used surplus electronic equipment. Active Surplus had just … Continue reading Lasers and things.
During my July 30th 2020 interview with the CFNIS, as I read off my statement, a question kept popping up in the back of my head.If Richard was so disinterested in raising me, who did? Of course, there's my mother, but she only lived with me until I was 5. After that, I saw her … Continue reading So, who raised me?
Every now and again I get weird phone calls related to my blog. The funny thing is, I haven't really put my phone number out there.
The media in this country is a fickle beast of sorts. I realize that media consolidation is a major factor. Back in the good ol' days, every newspaper practically had it's own editorial board that would decide what stories to investigate and what stories to pass on. But now with media consolidation, one editor can … Continue reading The media strikes again.
Other than the fact that his name was Richard Wayne Gill and that he was in the Canadian Armed Forces, I honestly can't tell you anything about my father. I know he worked with the Sea Kings out in Shearwater. I know that he worked on the Argus aircraft at Summerside I know he worked … Continue reading Who was my father?
That one sentence has always stuck with me since I first read it when I obtained the Certified Tribunal Records from the Military Police Complaints Commission when I made my application to Federal Court in February of 2013. The conversation between P.S. and Sgt. Robert Jon HancockFrom the Military Police Complaints CommisisonCertified Tribunal Records 2013 … Continue reading “Anything he was involved in as a youth has already been handled by the military”
It's amazing and somewhat disturbing how the Department of National Defence still gloats about the findings of the Military Police Complaints Commission. If one wishes to make a complaint against the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service, one does so at their own risk. This risk is especially true for a civilian with no connection to … Continue reading The Military Police Complaints Commission
I might have the ear of a news reporter that is willing to look at my matter. This reporter is more interested in some of the results I have recevied from the Department of National Defence in response to my various Access to Information requests. The most recent results I recevied were from an Access … Continue reading DND and the art of hiding stuff
During the July 30th interview at VPD headquarters, one of the investigators kept mentioning that this case would be tough due to the 40 years that have passed. Well, this isn't exactly true. Former Canadian Armed Forces corporal Donald Joseph Sullivan was convicted in 2019 for molesting numerous boys from the Ottawa area in the … Continue reading 40 years
On Thursday July 30th, 2020 I was interviewed again by the CFNIS Western Region. This interview was for the "man in the sauna" We'll see how this plays out. I have an idea of who the man in the sauna was. A name was mentioned in Canadian Forces Special Investigation Unit investigation DS 120-10-80. This … Continue reading Another Interview
Here is a copy of CFAO 19-20 for your reading pleasure. CFAO 19-20 pretty well went hand in hand with the Federal Government's determination to weed out homosexual and other sexual deviants using such unorthodox methods like the infamous "Fruit Machine". CFAO 19_20Download CFAO 19-20 was only supposed to apply to Canadian Forces personnel. However, … Continue reading CFAO 19-20
Back in 2019, I was trolling around the government website that lists all ATI requests that have been filed with the various departments and what the outcome of those reports was. One ATI request caught my eye. Someone had requested a copy of all of the General Occurence Reports from DND related to "Sexual Assault" … Continue reading An interesting ATI request
I haven't been writing on here for a while as I've been occupied at work with this COVID-19 issue and I have something else that has occupied my time recently. I bought myself a motorcycle. Yeah, it's not brand new. It's a 2013 Suzuki Burgman 650. Paid $6k. Low kilometres. Very decent condition. It's a … Continue reading A new(ish) motorcycle
Well, I finally have a sponsor for my petition. Anyone who is a Canadian Citizen can sign this petition. This petition will have to reach 500 signatures in order for it to be brought to the attention of Parliament. https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2537 Actual Petition from the House of Commons website. You can sign this petition by clicking … Continue reading A Petition
Dr. Hedy Fry, the member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre has determined that because there are no military bases in Vancouver Centre, that she can't help people who were sexually abused as children.