Yesterday I received a phone call from my lawyer who is representing me in my class action against the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence. The Department of Justice has responded and has agreed to take the matter before a case management judge. My lawyer expects the judge to agree to allow … Continue reading Going to Case Management
One question that I know will come up during my class action lawsuit against the Government of Canada is why didn't I seek professional help sooner if the events on Canadian Forces Base Namao had such a profound effect on me. I know that question will also come up in my civil action against the … Continue reading Seek Help Sooner…..
Almost 42 years ago in October of 1980 my brother my brother and I were sent for psychological review just after we had arrived at our new school on Canadian Forces base Griesbach. This was done after our teachers had noted our "odd behaviour" when we arrived at the new school. Our father was also … Continue reading Depression and Anxiety
I can't go on with P.S., Captain McRae, Captain Totzke, my father, my social workers, other men who sexually abused me, and the never ending flashbacks of the abuse on Canadian Forces Base Namao bouncing around in my skull and popping up when least expected.
Years ago when I received my hospital records from Summerside, PEI I came across and interesting factoid. On the day that I was injured in a bicycle accident and had to be admitted to hospital it was noted that I was admitted by a neighbour as my father was in Iceland with the Air Force … Continue reading A Nice Song
I was going to go after the media in this post, but I'll save slagging the media for the next post. I'm going to share some information in this post that I was going to keep quiet about until I found a lawyer willing to take on this matter. But after the most recent lawyer … Continue reading Crimes were committed.
Or How the Minister of National Defence Controls ALL aspects of the military Justice System. It may seem hard to believe, but the Minister of National Defence is probably one of the most powerful ministers in the Canadian Government. And I don't mean this because the minister controls the Department of National Defence and the … Continue reading The Chain of Command
So, it turns out that Minister Sajjan not only refused to allow the Canadian Forces Ombudsman to investigate complaints against General Jonathan Vance, but Sajjan also started to avoid communication with the Office of the Ombudsman. What is really disappointing about this whole sad affair is that it illustrates how much power is concentrated in … Continue reading The more things change, the more they stay the same
Okay, so I haven't been updating this blog as frequently as I used to, and there are reasons for that.We'll have to wait and see.But this should get interesting this time around. On to other news. It looks as if the Canadian Armed Forces have yet another little shit storm brewing on the horizon.It seems … Continue reading In a holding pattern
Back in November of 2020, the Military Police Complaints Commission released their final report of their review of the 2015 through 2018 portion of CFNIS investigation GO 2011-5754. Although it was just a review, and although the review had to be conducted as per rules that the Canadian Armed Forces shaped, the MPCC did find … Continue reading A little bit of good news.
Okay, so my family tree on the maternal side of my family just got a little more detailed. I was contacted last week by the stepdaughter of Jean-Yves Dagenais. Jean-Yves Dagenais is my uncle. He's the younger brother of my mother. Albert Lawrence Dagenais was my other uncle. I knew Uncle Al. When Richard's violence … Continue reading My family tree just got a little larger
In this post I will critique the Military Police Complaints Commission Final Report MPCC 2018-030. This will be a somewhat long read, but it will be worth it. I'm not going to critique each and every item in MPCC 2018-030. I'm just going to critique the items that I feel need to be critiqued or … Continue reading My two-cents on MPCC 2018-030
I haven't update my blog recently as I've been sitting on this report for the last month. In many ways this report is an unexpected Christmas present. Unlike in 2013, this time around the Military Police Complaints Commission is of the opinion that I was the victim of sexual abuse at the hands of P.S.. … Continue reading Final Report of MPCC Review 2018-030
Podcast #4 the CFSIU There's only one person throughout this whole sordid affair that appears to have tried his best within the constraints of the defective military justice system.He was a military police investigator with the CFSIU back in 1980.Actually, he was a base military police officer until March of 1980, then he became the … Continue reading Podcast #4
2-ind-rev-exa-nda-ldn-engDownload This is Podcast #3. It's a long one, but it's also a good one. Above is the audio and also available for download is a copy of the 2nd Independant Review of Amendments to the National Defence Act. One thing that I didn't notice the first time I read this report is that even … Continue reading Podcast #3
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