The Unmaking of the Canadian Constitution: Bret Speaks with Brian Peckford

Bret speaks with Brian Peckford, who is taking the Canadian Federal government to court over COVID vaccine travel restrictions that he believes break the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, a document similar to the US Bill of Rights, which Brian drafted and signed.

Brian Peckford started his career as an educator, then served as the premier of Newfoundland and Labrador for nearly a decade. He is also an author, former minister, and notable member of the PC Party in Canada.


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(00:00) Introductions
(01:30) Background on Canadian Charter Rights
(07:31) Difference with American Bill of Rights
(08:57) Gun Rights and constitutional rights
(11:50) Podcasts Vs Mainstream Media
(14:35) Tyranny unfolding across Canada, Australia, New Zealand
(17:36) BLM and ongoing US issues
(23:15) Right to free expression and Big Tech, Big Pharma, Big Media, Big Govt
(27:18) Turnkey authoritarianism and Nuremberg
(29:26) Destruction of free press in Canada
(31:30) Ottawa Arrests
(33:30) Medical Misinformation and malinformation
(36:46) Homeschooling, small business owners, and Christian resistance
(42:53) Victoria protests
(45:27) Trudeau calling people racists
(48:37) Taking the federal government to court
(51:05) Canadian restrictions for unvaccinated
(57:30) Sidelining the legislature
(58:59) Cost benefit analysis
(01:03:44) Globalism and destruction of sovereign countries
(01:14:18) Comparison with history
(01:18:07) Civil disobedience

Written by Bret Weinstein


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  1. At its core, we are looking at Archontic messaging and practices. Only the gnostics were able to defend themselves from such a pernicious campaign of madness. In this case western modernity does not have the tools to defeat this abortion of reason logic and rhetoric. Serious mental illness will follow and the decay of human consciousness will eventually be replaced with a meta consciousness.

  2. In BC where I live too, the Premier of BC said, in relation to the recent peaceful protestors in Victoria, that: "They need to get a hobby". For the last two years he has massaged our egos and told us how wonderful we are for complying with the mandates, and now we we say "enough is enough" and he makes a statement like that! His arrogance, and manipulation is reprehensible. If only he would publicly declare that these protestors are citizens too, and their concerns are valid, too, but no, he betrayed us by dising us like JT
    He's equally disgusting as the tyranny going on in Ottawa, but he is blind to it. He wants accolades.
    Trouble is we voted him in during the pandemic and he's never known the pushback of BC citizens who have had enough of his collusion with the holy health department, who, we now, know are full of half truths or part truths, basically lies. We see now how stupid he thinks we all are, and frankly it's partly true because we voted NDP back in.
    Thank you for having Brian Peckford on with you. I only wish it could have been longer, because you would have been able to talk about more of what you have uncovered and learned about vaccines long term effects.
    I feel he feels time is running out. Did you know of the paper he was referring to from the scientist from SFU?

  3. Any assumption that any of what our governments are doing lately is well intended, is a dangerously naive viewpoint. What we are witnessing are the machinations of advancing the totalitarian WEF technocratic globalist agenda.

  4. Your guest made a key statement near the end of the interview asking where are the great thinkers and philosophers weighing in on our situation. I think they are out there in the form of people like you and Heather. There is one "philospher" Yuval Noah Harari who appears to be a key influencer to many of the key figures driving the censorship and the use of the pandemic (and likely the war in Ukraine) toward their goal of the "great reset". From what I have read and heard from Harari, reality is what humans make it and that all that is needed to make what is good evil and what is evil good is to change the definition and get enough people to agree to the change. What is unfortunate for mankind today is that "enough" people is a relatively small but very powerful percentage of the population.

  5. Over 10 000 People marched throughout the previous two summers in every major capital city in the world. Most don't appear on MSM but those that do get the Trudeau treatment. We are not a minority. We are the silenced majority.

  6. 1:12:10 "Bad public health policy that exceeds what incompetence could have generated".
    I can only think of two possible ulterior motives:
    Culling the herd (the people).
    Usher in 1984.

  7. "Covid enticed us to unhook provisions of our Constitutional Protection we otherwise would never have agreed to"
    Total and Absolute nonsense. We began unhooking with the Patriot Act before Covid was even a gleam in Anthony Fauci's eyes.

  8. We are nowhere near behind the 8 ball. Standard rule of tyranny… If you can see it then you're already fucked. Think about how much work has gone on behind the scenes in preparation for the moment when these things are pushed through. Think about how much work has been done in the shadows making sure that when this is pushed through that it has the chance to succeed. If we can see it now then it's only because they don't fear us seeing it now, which means we are deeeeeeeep into a process that we are just starting to notice. On the plus side, almond croissants were 50% discounted today. So I've got three for tonight and two for breakfast.

  9. Canadians must feel safe and have great faith in the Mounties protecting them 24/7. If I was in America I wouldn't feel safe without the means to defend myself and family from all criminals. It's too big for the police to respond to every house invasion. Most illegal gun deaths are drug related and black on black. Don't blame the gun rights.

  10. 1:15:25 What's the point in studying history if we're never allowed to compare anything to it? History isn't about learning who has been most victimized so that nothing else can ever compare to their experience, but to avoid victimizing people in the first place.

  11. Corruption of government and the 'fail nets' organizations in place – aided by Legacy Media purchased by those corrupted bodies – remove that – clean it up and make sure the 'nets' stay safe from bribe – and a lot will fall into place. Stop government gas lighting populations and you will see for the most part – ALL PEOPLE are good when they are informed.

  12. As a Canadian, i'm deeply concerned about the incursion of critical theory and general collectivist sentimentality rising in my country. Our society has been utterly captured by it and it's destroying everything. The worst part is that everyone thinks it's just continuing the progress of the civil rights era despite doing the opposite. The media and technocrats prevent any and all decent that might point that out. We live in Marcuse's repressive tolerance to a disturbing degree. Trudeau and Jagmeet are illiberal beyond belief. This will require a reprogramming effort over generations. In other words………we're f–ked.

  13. I've never liked guns. However, it is true that in most cases the highest gun crime are in areas with the strictest gun laws. An unarmed person makes a much more attractive target for crime. There may be criminals with weapons but most of them are not legal gun owners. Getting a gun also requires a background check, it's private gun sales that in the past, haven't been as stringent.

    Overall. Guns are here to stay and the question is, do you only want the criminals, government and wealthy to have them? I believe everyone should have the right to defend themselves and their families from crime and corruption, and not be easy targets. If I was to encourage anything, it would be standard training before sale of a weapon.

  14. Canada’s last election was called to make this story disappear. Undeniable evidence our government has been captured.

    House of Commons Speaker Anthony Rota notified MPs on Friday that he will oppose the attorney general’s effort in court to block the release of un-redacted government documents concerning the firing of two Chinese scientists from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg.

    The documents in question were first requested by the House committee on Canada-China relations. The two scientists, Xiangguo Qiu and Keding Cheng, who are married, were escorted off the premises of the lab in 2019, and were officially removed from their posts in January.

    In a rare procedural move on Monday, Rota called Iain Stewart, head of the Public Health Agency of Canada, to the bar of the House and reprimanded him for failing to produce the uncensored records. Stewart was asked to bring the records with him to the bar, but he said he couldn’t.

    Attorney General David Lametti’s office on Monday responded by filing an application in Federal Court asking that the records Rota demanded be blocked from release — an unprecedented challenge to Parliament’s authority to request evidence.

    “The attorney general takes the position that the Canada Evidence Act prevents the disclosure of the documents requested by the House and its Committee,” Rota said in a statement on Friday. “In my ruling of June 16, 2021, I stated unambiguously that the House of Commons’ power to send for documents is not subject to statutory limitations.

    “I will oppose the attorney general’s application and take the position that the Federal Court has no jurisdiction to restrict the House’s power to request documents,” he continued. “I instructed the Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel accordingly.

    “The attorney general has been advised of our position, and the necessary steps will be taken before the Court.”

    The government argued in its court filing that the release of the un-redacted records would be “injurious to international relations or national defence or national security.”

  15. Although mostly on point, this leftist obsession with disarming the citizenry is bordering on cognitive dissonance here. We just had governments all over the world go full tyranny on their populations, which is acknowledged. But then you want only this government to be allowed weapons?

  16. Tyranny in plain view, Everywhere…

    Globally, we appear to be signing up for CONDITIONAL FREEDOM predicated on constant compliance with government mandates. We are sacrificing something priceless in exchange for fleeting, trivial, passing pleasures. This is certainly leading to technocratic slavery and each citizen, whether they know it or not, has a role to play in installing (or hopefully preventing) the infrastructure/architecture that will enforce it on our children through our repeated participation (or abstinence).

    Warning: If you don’t comply with the next mandate, your freedom WILL be revoked (see the Super Green Pass in Italy for a glaring example). This is a global playbook with nations using it at different paces to ensure maximum success over time- worldwide.

    Every time any citizen flashes a vaccine passport or a vaccination card, they vet this system, give it credence, and building power; they become it. It literally leverages government sanctioned discrimination, ideological segregation and blatant coercion, while using duplicitous language under a faulty premise (it is a fact that the vaccine does NOT prevent contracting or spreading COVID). It breaks my heart to see broken spirits enforcing this system on their neighbors. Especially when our clarion call is diversity and inclusion.

    Why are we still wearing these chains?

    The goal is to corral us all into accepting a global digital ID.

    It will be relentlessly ushered in by pandemics, war, rumors of war, energy, economic and climate crises (see Ukraine for the perfect combination including the potential use of nuclear/biological pathogens). All of those will have a combined effect to instill fear on the masses and be leveraged to induce every one of us to sign up for a system of control to ration resources and manage carbon footprints based on social credit and constant obedience to a global oligarchy and their irreproachable mandates/edicts. Your ability/right to bank can also be tied to this. Many nations (Canada most recently) have already demonstrated this.

    Many ACROSS THE GLOBE have stood up to tell the truth in love about this in various ways and similar scale…Nevertheless, they have been systematically muted/dispersed through political/economic force in Canada, Italy, Austria, Germany, France, Belgium, New Zealand, Australia, and America to name just a handful of democratic countries…Why is the media in general sleeping on the biggest story in the history of the modern world?

    Is it because we are getting played?

    We must continue to tell the truth in love through authentic relationships in everyday life.

    As we get censored, shadow-banned, and intentionally ignored, we must also be cognizant of the fact that we are in turn being harnessed as repeaters for a message that we know to be false through wearing masks. Everything we do is a form of communication, when we wear a mask we are messaging, “you are a potential biohazard; I am a potential biohazard.” This feeds the narrative which is by this point-clearly degrading to all. Watch out for other ways in which we will be harnessed to that end in the future. We may lack the imagination for alternative ways to do that but others certainly don’t and won’t. They will use you as unwitting repeaters and policy enforcers.

    As the conflict in Ukraine vacuums all of our attention, this system of control is slowly cemented into place.

    Hundreds of millions (if not billions) of others around the world understand that we are getting played. They understand that when you fire someone for declining a medical procedure, that is worse than saying they can’t go to the grocery store…it’s literally turning their spigot of income off. They are now impotent in ANY store, gas station or other essential market venue.

    The “relaxing of mandates” during spring time (as we have learned over the last two years) is a natural part of a ratcheting effect where the torquing is sure to come. It will next fall. That’s why it’s being preserved (just like the last two years). If that’s not the case then why not get rid of it?

    All mandates and compulsive use of vaccine passports, vaccination cards, masks and any other forms of nonsensical social control must be completely and totally eradicated and outlawed indefinitely. Do the latest revelations surrounding the efficacy of the vaccine really justify limiting a free citizens ability to work, buy, sell, trade, travel, get an education or exercise other previously inalienable rights? It’s not about vax/no-vax… it’s about the kind of behavior we are willing to condone, Nationally and Globally.

    Those who stand against these behaviors are exactly right to continue to highlight that in love for all.

    They know that what we do right now is WHO WE ARE. Every single one of us would do well to remember that.

    To whom much is given, much is required. Courage requires conviction, conviction should be predicated on truth and love. What are you and I going to do with it? We see what courageous citizens are doing. God Bless and Keep them for it.

    To every one of you who are showing courage in the name of truth, love and liberty, thank you from another citizen who loves and is concerned about liberty and justice for all.

    Above all, its individual citizens that guarantee freedom for their nations. Not militaries or politicians.

  17. As a Canadian deeply concerned about the increasingly undemocratic and moralistic autocracy forming in my nation you have my gratitude for having this discussion.

  18. California AB2098 any MD must promote jabs, any MD found promoting an 'anti-covid medial opinion' will be disciplined for unprofessional conduct. So that sort of defines "medical opinion" as the CDC/etc. If you took it to be genuine medical opinion, it is a law that could be used to sue the CDC for it's anti-medical-opinion. But that is unlikely to happen.

  19. As a Canadian, the scariest part of all this is how many people have embraced this burgeoning authoritarianism as a legitimate response to anyone wanting to exercise autonomy over their bloodstream… my relationship with many of my oldest and dearest friends has become distant and strained because of all this bs. I hate what this culture war has done to people's rationality. I swear if we had conservative leadership federally and provincially, and they had imposed illegal mandates, all my left wing friends would be rioting in the streets… but as it stands, they've drunk the kool-aid – the truckers' protest was racist, the vaccines are safe and effective, the vaccine hesitant are conspiracy theorists, and one's freedom and bodily autonomy are a privilege, not a right. I've always been pretty left wing myself, but these people can't be reasoned with. This is how a dangerous ideology infects well-intentioned, intelligent people and makes blind soldiers out of them. I fear for Canada's future

  20. The main terrorist we have to worry about in the U.S. or Canada are the terrorists that think they run the countries. It's hard to believe the evil that creep in when we let our guard down.

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