Reclaiming Canada Conference
In recognition of the 2022 freedom convoy, a second national conference was held in Victoria, British Columbia to assemble a coalition of leaders including Brian Peckford, B.C. Conservative Leader John Rustad and many others. This historic gathering took place over three days in 2023 from May 26th to May 28th to discuss an alternative vision for the future of Canada.
You are invited to join Canadians from across the country to help us form a national strategy in order to advance our freedom and to repair the damage stemming from political and societal dissonance. In order to safeguard our democracy in these rapidly changing times, we are advocating for a new Congress of Citizens to reimagine our nation and to bring forward solutions that will empower all Canadians.
Virtual admission is available here.
IN ATTENDANCE 2023 CONFERENCE
HON. BRIAN PECKFORD
Mr. Peckford is the former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador and the last surviving signatory of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. He launched a lawsuit with other Canadians that alleges that the Federal Government of Canada has violated our rights under the Charter.
Based in British Columbia, Ms. Humphrey reports on Western Canada for Rebel News. Drea’s reporting is not afraid to challenge political correctness or ask the tough questions that mainstream media tends to avoid.
Mr. Warner is the Executive Director for Canadian Society for the Advancement of Science in Public Policy, which has currently filed a class-action lawsuit against the Provincial Government of British Columbia regarding COVID-19 restrictions.
Mr. Leighton is a constitutional litigator and a senior partner with the firm Grey Wowk Spencer LLP. He has conducted hundreds of trials before Alberta Courts and is considered one of Alberta's top criminal trial lawyers. He is also the hosts of the Grey Matter podcast.
Dr. Malthouse is a physician who went viral when he urged his colleagues to "stand up and speak out" against COVID restrictions. He has been suspended from practising medicine over allegations of spreading misinformation.
Dr. Parenteau will be the host of our 2023 Conference. He is a local entrepreneur, husband and father who was a local candidate in the last Victoria City Council election. He graduated with his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from Southern California University.
Mr. Davidson is one of the founding members of the BCPS Employees for Freedom, a diverse group of public servants who stand together for medical privacy and bodily autonomy. He has been actively defending against medical coercion and discrimination in B.C.
Ms. Riddle is an Occupational Therapist, Holistic Nutritionist, and Advisory Committee Member for the 'Sprouts of Hope' project. She has more than 25 years experience with community health and is the Director of Resilient Health.
Ms. Freedombear Winterburn is Cree from treaty 8 territory in Alberta and was a candidate for school trustee in the last local election for School District 79 on Vancouver Island. Her mission was to focus our education system on enhancing our children’s practical life skills.
Mr. Sobolev is the founder of the Hugs Over Masks organization. He has been on a mission to awaken Canadians and others around the world to stand in our own power and protect the freedoms that far too many of us have taken for granted.
Mr. Brar is a local entrepreneur who has been involved in one form of lending or another for over 20 years. He is a husband and father and has been very active in the freedom movement.
Dr. Milburn has been practising medicine for 22 years, over that time he hasn't shied away from controversy. He was removed as the Head of Emergency Medicine for publicly questioning some of his province's Covid-19 decisions.
Mr. Carpay is the founder and president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms. He has devoted his legal career to defending constitutional freedoms through litigation and education.
Mr. Sheikh worked for the British Columbia Ministry of Health in the role of Director of Labour Relations. He was also General Counsel and Director, Legal Services for the British Columbia Nurses' Union (BCNU).
Mr. Sandes is a journalist and freelance contributor with The Epoch Times based in the Vancouver area. He recently spoke at the National Citizens Inquiry sharing his perspective on how journalism is corrupted by a polarized readership.
Ms. Holmes is a member of Over to the Youth and a regular contributor to their podcast which is a community platform for publishing content created by youth members.
Dr. Lange has served in the military and has worked as a biology and science teacher, research scientist and a physician. He is the author of a series of four recently published books called “Confessions of a Conservative: Our Ship of State Towards Civilization.”
HON. JOHN RUSTAD
Mr. Rustad was re-elected MLA of Nechako Lakes in 2020 and is currently the Leader of the British Columbia Conservative Party. First elected in 2005, he previously served as Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation.
Mr. Barber is a Canadian trucking company operator and activist who co-led the Canadian convoy protest. He felt compelled to stand up against mandates that forced Canadians to be vaccinated against their will or lose their livelihoods.
Mr. Palmer is an award-winning journalist who has worked for 20 years as a foreign correspondent for CTV news and investigative reporter for CBC Radio & Television. He was the CTV News Foreign Correspondent and Bureau Chief in India, China, and the Middle East.
Dr. Kindy is a physician who practises in Campbell River. She joined the freedom movement as an advocate for “informed consent” to allow individuals to make their own choices in their medical care after being educated on the risks and benefits.
Dr. Pelech has been a professor of immunology at the University of British Columbia for 33 years, and is one of the founding members of the Canadian Covid Care Alliance and the Chair of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee.
Mr. Fildebrandt is a Canadian politician and media executive. He is the publisher, president and chief executive officer of the Western Standard New Media Corp and a former member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
Mr. Vaillant is a life long Albertan who was a Candidate for the 2021 Federal Election with the People's Party of Canada. He is also the host of a YouTube channel under his name, exposing the loss of our land rights through UNDRIP.
Mr. Anderson is the Senior Pastor at Oaklands Bible Chapel in Victoria. He was called out by neighbours during COVID restrictions for holding in-person church service just weeks after restrictions were tightened.
The owner of a small town Alberta café that became a centrepiece for defiance against COVID-19 public health measures. Mr. Scott is the owner of the Whistle Stop Café and he faced a total of 11 charges related to the Public Health Act.
Mr. Maddock is a freelance writer and legal researcher who holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria. He provides legal research support to various lawyers, often in cases involving civil forfeiture issues. He was also a local candidate in the last Victoria City Council election.
Dr. Shaw is a professor from University of British Columbia, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. In 2022, he ran for a seat on North Cowichan council. and has been very active in the local freedom movement.
Dr. Makis is an oncologist and cancer researcher who has been reporting on an alarming increase in cancer rates and "sudden deaths" of physicians – and possible connections to mRNA vaccines.
Dr. Lugosi was admitted to law practice on April 9, 1981 and has been licensed to practice for over 38 years. He has appeared as lead counsel in several important cases in the Supreme Court of Canada.
Mr. Dove is the founder of the Iron Will Report and Strong and Free Canada, a grassroots organization dedicated to recovering rights and freedoms, providing factual data and expert testimony on government overreach.
Ms. Holmes is founding member from Over to the Youth, a community of conscious individuals with a shared vision of creating a harmonious world with meaningful, soulful and resilient relationships between each other and our environment.
Mr. Bulford was head of security for the Canada convoy protest in 2022. He is a former Royal Canadian Mounted Police intelligence officer and sniper who was part of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s security team.
Mr. Honner is a lawyer based in Ontario and is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of Waterloo. He is a former director at the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (2016-2022) and is a member of the The Democracy Fund.