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Thieves Monopolize Courthouse
April 3, 2009 permalink
The latest attempt to silence Chris Carter is a letter from the Waterloo Regional Police. The police accuse him of creating a disturbance by yelling, swearing and intimidating both Children’s Aid Society workers and members of the public. What Mr Carter has really done is discuss the antics of children's aid with families waiting in the courthouse. Other families have listened in, eventually creating an audience of a dozen people. He has not yelled profanity. Actual subjects have included the Waterloo litigation championship, names of CAS workers engaging in dirty tricks, the right of parties to record in court, the practice of altering transcripts, Justice Hardman's boast of never having ruled against CAS, the differences between public statements of CAS (such as their websites) and courtroom tactics, and the bias in parenting capacity assessments. The real reason to ban Mr Carter is not that he is disruptive, but that he is effective.
Mr Carter has obtained about 50 signatures on a petition asking the Minister of Children and Youth Services to exercise her power under section 22 of the Child and Family Services Act to replace the directors of a derelict children's aid society, or take over its management. He has not presented it to the ministry out of fear of retaliation against the signers.
In his courthouse experiences Mr Carter has noticed that the same policemen who professionally keep the peace for the court are privately sympathetic to the parents. This mirrors the experience of Aneurin Ellis. While child protectors were conniving to steal children from him and his pregnant wife, a court worker privately handed him the name of a midwife to help avoid theft of his next baby.
WATERLOO REGIONAL POLICEAddress all correspondence
MATTHEW A. TORRIGAN
CHIEF OF POLICE
March 19, 2009
P.O. BOX 3070
200 MAPLE GROVE ROAD
CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO N3H 5M1
& WATERLOO (519) 653-7700
ALL OTHER AREAS (519) 570-3000
FACSIMILE (519) 650-1793
Mr. Christopher Carter,
Your behaviour in the courthouse, particularly over the last few weeks, has been disruptive to the courts, members of the public and duty counsel lawyers who are here dealing with court proceedings and other legal matters. You have been spoken to on several occasions by the Waterloo Regional Police at the Cambridge court house who have repeatedly asked you to relocate yourself from the upstairs lobby because you have been causing a disturbance by yelling, swearing and intimidating both Children’s Aid Society workers and members of the public.
Pursuant to the Trespass to Property Act (as occupier and agent) and also pursuant to subsection 3 (a) of the Public Works Protection Act, you are hereby given notice by the Waterloo Regional police that you are banned from the property (the building and lands) a 1) 89 Main Street, Cambridge, Ontario 2) 200 Fredrick Street, Kitchener, Ontario and 3) 20 Weber Street, Kitchener, Ontario save and except as follows:
- To attend court for which you are compelled to do so by court order or a served summons or subpoena to attend and immediately leave the property once the business is completed or you are asked to leave.
- To attend at the court counter (main floor) or before a Justice of the Peace for legitimate court business, provided you have arranged with my office at least 24 hours in advance and immediately leave the property once the business is completed or you are asked to leave.
- To attend a pre-arranged meeting with a person who has an office or works out of the buildings listed above and only when you check in and check out with personnel from that specific building and/or are, at our discretion, escorted to and from the meeting and immediately leave the property once the business is completed or you are asked to leave.
Failure without lawful excuse to follow the provisions of this notice may result in you being arrested and charged under the Trespass to Property Act.
The provisions of this notice will stay in effect until revoked in writing by the Court Services Branch Manager of the Waterloo Regional Police Service or other authorized person under the Trespass to Property Act and Public Works Protection Act.
Staff Sergeant XXXXXXX XXXXX
Court Services Branch Manager
Waterloo Regional Police Services
“PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE”