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Gerry Armstrong wrote:
A Press Magnate on Your Side

Declaration of Gerry Armstrong

I, Gerry Armstrong declare:

1. On November 22, 2007, I received the following e-mail
letter from JonathanD.Roth[at]rci.rogers.com:
Quote:
Dear Mr. Armstrong,
I am the senior producer of OMNI Television and CHNU.10's daily prime
time current affairs interview program, The Standard. Our guests have
included current Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, former
Mexican President Vicente Fox, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe,
former Chief UN Weapons Inspector Dr. Hans Blix, author Salman
Rushdie, and HRH Prince Edward.

I would like to invite you to be a guest on our program, hopefully
sometime next week. The interview would be two 7-minute segments,
taped in our Surrey studios, and would cover your experience with
Scientology. We generally tape weekdays at 1pm, but I could re-adjust
the time depending on your schedule.

Attached is further information about the program. I look forward to
hearing from you!

Sincerely,

Jonathan Roth
Senior Producer,
The Standard
OMNI Television
www.omnitv.ca
**********************************
Senior Producer,
People Uncut
The Biography Channel
www.thebiographychannel.ca
**********************************
Direct: (604) 575-4135
Cell: (778) 999-4558
Fax: (604) 576-6895
<<The Standard - SHOW SYNOPSIS.doc>>

2. Mr. Roth's attachment is a Word document that states:
Quote:
THE STANDARD

Vancouver's Only TV Interview Program With A National Perspective
Focused on current affairs, The Standard covers national and
international issues through the lens of faith. Viewers meet
newsmakers up close and discover the spiritual sides of famous men and
women from all walks of life.

Hosted by Randall Mark, with field interviews conducted by Shannon
Nelson, guests since the program's launch in the Fall of 2005 have
included Prime Minister Stephen Harper, HRH Prince Edward, former
Chief UN Weapons Inspector Dr. Hans Blix, former Mexican President
Vicente Fox, Hollywood actor Jared Leto, rock band INXS, author Salman
Rushdie, adult film star Ron Jeremy, Canada's former Minister of
Foreign Affairs Lloyd Axworthy, and music legend Randy Bachman. The
program also landed an exclusive interview with Zimbabwe President
Robert Mugabe in January of 2007 - the controversial leader's first
with Western TV media in over two years.

The Standard is seen Monday to Friday at 9:00 p.m. in Vancouver and
Victoria on OMNI.10. The program also airs on OMNI.11 in Winnipeg,
weeknights at 9:00 p.m. CT, and Ontario-east on Rogers Digital Cable.

About OMNI Television:

Rogers OMNI Television is a free over-the-air system consisting of
four regional broadcasters covering nine markets in British Columbia
(Victoria, Vancouver, and Fraser Valley), Manitoba (Winnipeg), and
Ontario (Ottawa-Gatineau, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Hamilton and the
Greater Toronto Area). All Rogers OMNI Television stations are owned
and operated by Rogers Communications in the Rogers Media division,
and have the collective mandate to reflect Canada's diversity through
the airing of inclusive and accessible programming. In addition to
specializing in Canadian multicultural, multilingual and multi-faith
programming, OMNI TV also carries well-known American and
International series and films.

Contact:

Jonathan Roth, Senior Producer (604) 575-4135 jonathand.roth[at]
rci.rogers.com
Jessica Romp, Associate Producer (604) 575-4116 jessica.romp[at]
rci.rogers.com


3. On November 22, I sent Mr. Roth the following e-mail
message in reply:
Quote:
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2007 3:30 PM
To: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: RE: Interview request from The Standard

Dear Mr. Roth:

Thank you for asking me, and I will do the interview. I don't have a
car, but I can probably make reasonable arrangements to get to Surrey
some time before 1:00 some day next week. How did, for example, Robert
Mugabe, or Salman Rushdie, get to the studio?
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org/50grand/introduction.html

Please call at any time. 604-703-1373

Sincerely,

Gerry Armstrong


4. On November 23, I received the following e-mail letter from
Mr. Roth:
Quote:
From: Jonathan D Roth [mailto:JonathanD.Roth[at]rci.rogers.com]
Sent: Friday, November 23, 2007 11:07 AM
To: Gerry Armstrong
Subject: RE: Interview request from The Standard

Hi Mr. Armstrong,

I just left a message on your answering machine. We can certainly
provide you with transportation to and from our studios. Just give me
a call when you have the opportunity. My direct line is 604-575-4135
or cell - 778-999-4558.

Best,
Jonathan


5. Mr. Roth's answering machine message left November 23
stated:
Quote:
Hi Mr. Armstrong. It's Jonathan Roth calling from OMNI Television
CHNU-10 from The Standard. Received your e-mail. Just giving you a
call back. Just wanted to chat a little bit about your story. I
actually spent a little bit of time this morning just going over more
aspects to it, and it's … wow, you have quite the story. So just give
me a call back, 604-575-4135. Or you can reach me on my cell
778-999-4558. Thanks. We'll talk to you soon. Bye bye.


6. I spoke with Mr. Roth by phone on November 23. He again
expressed his amazement at my story, particularly Scientology's
efforts over so many years to silence me. He said that the station
would send a car for me at noon on Wednesday, November 28, take me to
the studio in Surrey, do makeup, shoot at 1:00 PM and bring me back to
Chilliwack. He said that the interview would air the following week. I
questioned him about his Scientology connections, and explained that
the organization runs operations on me and has even attempted in the
past to interview me on camera to compromise or otherwise harm me. He
said he had no connection to Scientology, and that an interne at the
station had alerted him to me and my story. He said that a Vancouver
Scientologist Susan Kerr had been on The Standard previously as a
representative of the Multifaith Action Society. I told Mr. Roth about
my current legal situation with Scientology, and that I was still a
target here in British Columbia, and he let me know he was
unconcerned.

7. On November 28, a CHNU car arrived at my wife Caroline's
and my apartment, and a man who said his name is Aaron (sp?) drove me
to the station. I met Mr. Roth, got shown around a bit, got left in
the lounge, got made up, met Randall Mark, and did the interview. It
was a format that was new for me, three seven minute unedited segments
with a short intro to each segment from Mr. Mark. I believe I handled
and answered his questions all right, and I know for me the time
seemed to evaporate. I think he asked good questions, and seemed
genuinely interested in the subject. He seemed happy with the
interview, as did Mr. Roth and Aaron, who is a technical person in the
studio as well as chauffeur. I had an opportunity to talk with Mr.
Roth for several minutes, both before the interview and afterward in
his office. I'd brought with me printouts of a number of web pages
that I thought were relevant in my relationship with Mr. Roth and
Rogers, and I gave or showed him these documents and we discussed
certain facts they contained, as described in paragraphs 8 to 15 that
follow.

8. Appended hereto as Exhibit A is a true and correct copy of
a printout of a page from the Church of Scientology of Canada's "Human
Rights" web site identifying "Reverend Susan Kerr" as the "Human
Rights Director for the Church of Scientology" in Vancouver. Ms. Kerr,
by virtue of her position as Scientology's Human Right Director, is a
beneficiary in the organization's "contract" with me and in
Scientology's campaign over the past twenty-one years to suppress and
destroy my basic human rights, and the human rights of the many good
people who might act in concert with me. Mr. Roth and I discussed a
debate between Ms. Kerr and me, or another Scientology representative,
and I said I would welcome and be glad to participate in such a
debate. Over the many years that Scientology has labeled and
victimized me a "Suppressive Person" no Scientology representative has
ever publicly debated me or even publicly engaged me in reasonable
dialog.

9. Appended hereto as Exhibit B is a true and correct copy of
a printout of a page from the Multifaith Action Society's ("MAS") web
site listing its Board of Directors, which included Susan Kerr
(Secretary) and Gale Spick (Treasurer). I knew that Ms. Spick is also
a Scientologist, and also a beneficiary in Scientology's contract with
me and in the effort to suppress and destroy basic human rights. The
listed MAS Directors also included Terry Mahoney, which I knew to be
the name of Rogers OMNI TV's General Manager.

10. Appended hereto as Exhibit C is a true and correct copy
of a printout of page from Rogers OMNI Television's web site
identifying Terry Mahoney as the "General Manager of Rogers OMNI
Television BC (OMNI.10)." The same page also identifies Mr. Roth as
OMNI BC's "Senior Producer Content." Mr. Roth confirmed that Terry
Mahoney, the OMNI Manager, had been on the MAS Board of Directors, but
Mr. Roth said he no longer was on the Board.

11. Appended hereto as Exhibit D is a true and correct copy of
a printout of a page from the Multifaith Action Society's ("MAS") web
site listing "Partnering Organizations," which included "OMNI-TV."

12. Appended hereto as Exhibit E is a true and correct copy
of a printout of a page from the Church of Scientology of Canada's web
site announcing that the Scientology religion will be included in
MAS's 2007 "Multifaith Calendar."

The 2007 version will include Scientology and its days of celebration
which are March 13th, the birthday of Scientology Founder L. Ron
Hubbard, May 9th Dianetics Day, celebrating the release of the book
Dianetics: the Modern Science of Mental Health in 1950; Auditor's Day;
the second Sunday of September which commemorates the work of
Scientology ministers in bringing spiritual freedom to Mankind and
October 7th which recognizes the founding of the International
Association of Scientologists in 1984 and its purpose to expand and
safeguard the Scientology religion.

13. Appended hereto as Exhibit F is a true and correct copy of
a printout of two pages from one of the Scientology organization's
Internet sites, which show that Scientology and Scientologists falsely
and maliciously label and position me as an "anti-religious
extremist." I explained to Mr. Roth that if he researched my name on
the web he would encounter a great deal of similar material on me
disseminated by Scientology, the cult's agents, or people forwarding
its malevolent intentions toward me. Scientology's term for its policy
and practice of defaming its victims, and the term for the defamatory
material generated and disseminated, is "Black Propaganda" or "Black
PR." The purpose for Scientology's Black PR is, through the willful,
organized, multi-channeled and often covert dissemination of such
material, to destroy the reputation, credibility, relationships,
livelihoods and lives of the organization's victims or targets.

14. Appended hereto as Exhibit G is a true and correct copy of
a directive in Scientology scripture dated 16 February 1969 entitled
"Battle Tactics" written by organization founder Hubbard. I explained
to Mr. Roth that this piece of Scientology scripture contains Mr.
Hubbard's command intention for the war of attrition that the
organization's pseudomilitary troops are to wage on the "enemy," the
people who comprise the "Suppressive Person" class. I showed Mr. Roth
some of Mr. Hubbard's belligerent and malevolent intentions and orders
in the "Battle Tactics" scripture.
Quote:
We must ourselves fight on a basis of total attrition of the enemy. So
never get reasonable about him. Just go all the way in and obliterate
him.
[…]
One cuts off enemy communications, funds, connections. He
deprives the enemy of political advantages, connections and power. He
takes over enemy territory. He raids and harrasses.
[…]
The prize is "public opinion" where press is concerned. The only
safe public opinion to head for is they love us and are in a frenzy of
hate against the enemy, this means standard wartime propaganda is what
one is doing, complete with atrocity, war crimes trials, the lot. Know
the mores of your public opinion, what they hate. That's the enemy.
What they love. That's you.
You preserve the image or increase it of your own troops and
degrade the image of the enemy to beast level.


15. I talked with Mr. Roth about Scientology's intention and
efforts to dominate and control the media, and warned him that the
organization probably would try to threaten Rogers into not airing the
interview. I told him that in this past summer some Vancouver Film
School students had created a project to interview me about the
Scientology v. Armstrong war, and the organization had threatened VFS
and the school had made the students drop the project. Mr. Roth
assured me that Rogers would not be intimidated, and would in fact
welcome a lawsuit from Scientology. I pointed out Hubbard's statement
in "Battle Tactics" that "A press magnate on your side is a big win,"
and Mr. Roth said he couldn't believe that Scientology could get any
press magnate on its side. I told him that Australian media magnate
James Packer had recently been identified as a Scientologist, and Mr.
Roth googled his name and confirmed this fact. Mr. Roth let me know in
a number of statements and ways throughout our conversations in the
CHNU station that he and his company, OMNI or the Rogers corporations,
were not afraid of Scientology and not concerned about any threat from
the organization.

16. I chatted with Mr. Roth in his office while the video of
my interview with Mr. Mark, I was told, was reviewed to see if it was
fine or if something else was needed from me. It was in some way
announced, after perhaps a half hour, that the interview was good, and
Aaron met me to drive me back to Chilliwack. Mr. Roth said he would
send me a DVD of the show when it airs. On the drive, Aaron and I
naturally chatted about Scientology and other things, and he indicated
that he had watched the interview, understood what I was talking
about, and thought my story should be known.

17. On December 3, 2007, "The Standard's" guest list for that
week appeared on CHNU-TV's web site and announced my interview for
Friday, December 7. Later that day, I posted the following message to
the Usenet newsgroup alt.religion.scientology:
Quote:
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X-Trace-PostClient-IP: 70.78.98.20
From: Gerry Armstrong <ge...@gerryarmstrong.org>
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
Subject: Scientology v. Armstrong, interview on The Standard December
7, 2007
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Organization: Shaw Residential Internet

Last week, Randall Mark, the host of CHNU TV's program The Standard,
interviewed me about the Scientology v. Armstrong war. According to
the station's web site, the interview will air Friday, December 7 in
the Vancouver, Fraser Valley and Victoria markets at 9:00 PM. Here in
Chilliwack that's Channel 10.
http://www.chnutv.ca/tv/standard/

On Mark:

Quote:
Before assuming his position with The Standard Randall Mark was a
professor of Religion, Philosophy and Ethics at Trinity Western
University for six years, and a professor of World Religions at Simon
Fraser University. His writing and research interests have included
the interplay of film with spirituality and the importance of
inter-religious dialogue in Canada.

Mark has written numerous articles and book reviews and has recently
penned an academic book exploring the religious and political thought
of Canada's premiere philosopher, George Grant. He also has extensive
experience as a public speaker and corporate trainer and has developed
a number of seminars that deal with topics such as marital
communication, spirituality and dealing with grief and loss.


http://www.omnibc.ca/info/press/p_20070910.shtml

A Vancouver Scientology representative OT VIII Susan Kerr has been on
the program in the past, and I proposed to the producer that we meet
in a debate format. Here she's identified as the cult's "Human Rights
Director."
http://humanrights.scientology-tor.ca/2 ... chive.html
It would be great to debate her because the Scientology v. Armstrong
case demonstrates that virtually every Scientologist, Ms. Kerr
included, is contracted to suppress and destroy basic human rights.
Being the Human Rights Director for Scientology takes some OT level
pecksniffery.

I can't record the program from TV, but the station promised me a DVD
after it airs, and I'll do what I can to make it available.

© Gerry Armstrong
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org


18. On December 7, I received the following e-mail message
from Mr. Roth:
Quote:
From: Jonathan D Roth [mailto:JonathanD.Roth[at]rci.rogers.com]
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2007 4:17 PM
To: Gerry Armstrong
Subject: Please call me immediately

Hi Gerry,

Could you please call me as soon as you get this message? Either on
my cell or my direct line. Call any time tonight.

Best,

Jonathan Roth
Senior Producer,
The Standard
OMNI Television
www.omnitv.ca
**********************************
Senior Producer,
People Uncut
The Biography Channel
www.thebiographychannel.ca
**********************************
Direct: (604) 575-4135
Cell: (778) 999-4558
Fax: (604) 576-6895


19. On December 7, 2007 at 4:15 P.M. Mr. Roth left a voice
mail message that stated:
Quote:
Hi Mr. Armstrong, it's Jonathan Roth calling from The Standard, at
CHNU-10 and OMNI Television. Just wanted to touch base with you. A
couple of quick things. First off … You know what, I really need you
to give me a call back. I guess that's the first thing.

As you would probably suspect, and as … it actually didn't surprise me
… but … actually it has surprised me, to the vigorous nature of where
this has gone. Representatives of the Church of Scientology have
contacted us, and there's all kinds of implied … things happening
here, in terms of … litigation, and other things … in terms of us
airing the interview with you.

So I am firmly in the court that says that we are going to air this
thing. However, it is not going to air tonight. What we're doing is
going to have our own lawyers vet this thing and then decide what's
going on. But … you are right, these people are far more powerful than
I ever thought they were.

So, anyway just to give you a heads-up. And now, what I want you to
understand though, is do not put this on your web site or anything
like that in terms of what's happening with us right now. Because that
could cause more problems. So at this point we'll just keep it on the
down low, in terms of when it's airing. And don't … if somebody
e-mails you and says, "Hey, I didn't see that broadcast," or whatever,
don't say anything. Just say, "They're hoping to air it in the
future," and leave it like that. Because, as I said, you say anything
about Scientology contacting us it's going to cause more problems,
that could sink this thing. So…

Anyway, but I do want you to give me a call back tonight. My number
here at work is 604-575-4135. Or call me on my cell, tonight, any
time, 778-999-4558. And give me a call and we can chat, and I'll just
fill you in with some more details.

But as I say, I'm firmly in your court, as are quite a few of us here,
and we'll see what happens. But at this point it's in the hands of the
lawyers, and we'll see what happens. But there are several avenues
here to see what … to push this thing through. So we'll see what
happens. Anyway, it's not going to air tonight, but my hope is that it
will air in the future.

So … anyway, hang in there. And give me a call when you get the
opportunity. My name is Jonathan Roth. We'll talk to you soon. Bye
bye.


20. Later on December 7, I spoke with Mr. Roth by phone. He
said that Susan Kerr had spoken with him, and had called the station's
general manager two times. Mr. Roth said that Scientology was
threatening to sue, and the station was not going to air the interview
at this time. He said Rogers will have its lawyers look at it, and vet
it. He said that if there's something that the lawyers decide
shouldn't be included, we could reshoot that part, and the station
would send a car for me. I didn't tell him that on November 30, my
right canine had been knocked out, I looked like a pirate, and I'd
feel like one in a re-interview until I somehow got it fixed, which
was financially out of reach. I did tell Mr. Roth that that very day
the producer of a story about me for CBC TV News: Sunday had called
and told me that the CBC had killed the story because Scientology had
freaked out the host and the CBC TV executives. I nevertheless argued
that Rogers should be courageous and air the interview as is. Mr. Roth
said he concluded that Scientology was going to sue if the interview
aired, regardless of the content, but the matter was now with the
lawyers. He said that if there is something questionable, it can be
reshot. He said that, for example it's okay to say L. Ron Hubbard is a
liar, because there's a court document saying it. Mr. Roth said Ms.
Kerr had implied that she had been talking to a Scientology lawyer all
morning. Mr. Roth said that Ms. Kerr had faxed some stuff to the
station, which included something that had been posted on Usenet. He
said that whole thing had gotten more complicated because the
Multifaith Action Society had sent a letter on behalf of Scientology
demanding that the station not air the interview. He repeated his
request that I not tell people that Scientology contacted the station
and pressured them, but only tell people the show will air later. I
told him that after the station announced the interview online I had
in fact contacted several people, including journalists, who might
have an interest, and gave them the time, channel, etc. Mr. Roth said
that the person at the Multifaith Action Society who had sent the
demand was the Executive Director. I reminded Mr. Roth of his
assertion that Rogers would not be intimidated but would welcome a
lawsuit from Scientology, and he acknowledged that he had said those
things. He said he had no idea how big the organization was and how
much power it had.

21. On December 10, I sent Mr. Roth the following e-mail:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2007 7:47 AM
To: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: FW: Rogers TV "The Standard" interview pulled

Hi Jonathon:

I just thought you'd want to know that I sent the following message to
people I'd earlier e-mailed about the interview airing December 7.
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2007 6:35 PM
To: Gerry Armstrong (gerry@gerryarmstrong.org)
Subject: Rogers TV "The Standard" interview pulled

I am sending this to anyone I told that CHNU would air an interview
tonight at 9:00 PM. on its program The Standard.

I have been advised that the interview has been pulled. I haven't yet
gotten to the bottom of this.

I imagine they'll have something to plug into the hole I left at 9
o'clock, in case that's the only channel you get.

Gerry


After The Standard's online schedule went up, which still announces my
interview by the way, I'd told a small number of people about the
interview in the Vancouver-Fraser Valley areas that know about my
Scientology engagement. These include two writers from the Vancouver
Sun, one from the Chilliwack Times, a couple of Lower Mainland college
students involved in Scientology v. Armstrong pieces, and a CBC
producer, so somebody from this list might contact you. I think that
if I was a journalist I'd be all over this story, and I hope Rogers
covers the story huge, and it makes your career. So there.

I haven't made any public announcement of the interview not airing,
although, as you know, I earlier announced the show both on my web
site and on the Usenet group alt.religion.scientology. So I'm hoping
to hear back from you about Rogers' intentions as soon as possible.

Call any time.

Separately I'm sending you a letter I earlier sent to the CBC
concerning my legal situation as it related to their interview and
project, and I'd ask you to forward it to the attorney examining
Rogers' interiew.

Gerry
604-703-1373


22. On December 10, I also sent Mr. Roth the following
e-mail letter:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2007 7:47 AM
To: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: Scientology v. Armstrong

Hi Jonathon:

Please read and forward this message to the Rogers attorneys who are
reviewing my interview with Randall Mark for The Standard and studying
my legal situation in light of the threat of litigation you've told me
from Susan Kerr as Scientology's representative if the interview airs.

On November 13, I sent the following e-mail letter to CBC executives
involved in the CBC's plan to interview me November 21 for its CBC
News: Sunday program.

Quote:

Gentlemen:

I want to make sure that CBC executives are aware of my legal
situation with Scientology in advance of my interview now set for
November 21.

Scientology obtained an injunction against me in California Superior
Court in 1995 that (relative to the interview) prohibits me and
persons acting in concert with me from:
[...]
Facilitating the creation of any work of any kind that discusses,
refers to or mentions Scientology or any of the "beneficiaries;"
Discussing Scientology or any of the "beneficiaries" with anyone not a
member of my immediate family or my attorney.

The "beneficiaries" include all Scientology churches and affiliated
organizations and entities internationally and all of their directors,
officers, employees, volunteers, agents, representatives, successors,
assigns and legal counsel.

My position is that Scientology obtained the injunction by fraud and
duress; but even if Scientology had obtained it lawfully, the
injunction on its face is unlawful. Since Scientology is a religion,
the injunction is equivalent to enjoining an individual from
discussing Christianity or Christian churches or Christians; which is
patently unlawful and judicially unenforceable in any rational
democratic country.

Scientology's position, moreover, is that the organization and all the
beneficiaries may say anything they want about me, no matter how false
or defamatory, and do anything they want to me and I cannot respond.
If I say anything in my defense, I am in violation of the injunction.

Scientology claims that anything I say about the Scientology religion
or the religionist beneficiaries damages them in the amount of $50,000
per utterance. The organization has been successful in getting the
California courts to award this amount in liquidated damages. This
e-mail message, for example, Scientology would claim, is worth $50,000
x 3 (recipients) = $150,000.

Scientology has also been successful in getting the California courts
to enforce the injunction against me, and since 1997 has obtained a
series of contempt orders that have resulted in jail sentences and
fines. These contempts of court are principally for my discussions in
Europe and Canada of my Scientology religious experiences and beliefs.

I got the jail time and fines discharged at trial in 2004, but
Scientology got the California Court of Appeal to reverse the trial
court. This past September, Scientology got the trial court (Marin
County, CA) to reinstate the sentences and fines.

I want the CBC to understand that although Scientology has used the
California courts and the California injunction against me, and has
successfully maintained the injunction despite my challenges to it and
its obvious unconstitutionality and impossibility, Scientology has
never attempted to judicially enforce the injunction against "persons
acting in concert with me" or against media organizations or their
personnel. See, e.g., the post-1995 media listed here:
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org/50grand/media/index.html

At the same time, Scientology has threatened a number of individuals
with enforcement of the injunction, including here in Canada. See,
e.g., this letter to University of Alberta Professor Stephen Kent:
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org/50grand/c ... -kent.html

And Scientology this past summer successfully threatened the Vancouver
Film School into dropping a film project about my story that some of
the school's students were producing. I have webbed a declaration I
wrote detailing the VFS experience.
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org/50grand/l ... 08-16.html

In my opinion, although Scientology might threaten the CBC with the
California injunction, Scientology will not take any legal action in
Canada against the CBC.

Obviously, to tell my story the injunction and other orders I'm
subject to must be dealt with. In fact, Scientology's successful legal
assault on my freedoms makes my story as compelling and worth telling
as it is, and in the public interest. But I don't want the CBC to be
surprised by the injunction and my legal situation *after* the
interview, and *then* cancel the piece if Scientology threatens. This
would be damaging to my position, to me personally, and to persons or
media that might in the future want to tell my story or act in concert
with me.

If the CBC is fully aware of my situation, all will be well. If the
powers at the CBC are not aware of the injunction and my legal
situation, I would ask that this information be made available to
them. All the relevant court documents are webbed on my site. I am
available and happy to discuss any of these matters with CBC legal
staff or anyone else.

Thank you for your interest in my story.

Gerry Armstrong
#2-46298 Yale Road
Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 2P6
604-703-1373



The producer of the CBC story advised me that he had heard from the
CBC's lawyer, who said he has no problems with the CBC proceeding with
the story, and the notion of the CBC being affected by the injunction
was "bunk."

I believe that Rogers, CHNU, et al. are in the identical position to
the CBC.

Hang in there.

Gerry


23. On December 10, I received the following e-mail letter
from Mr. Roth:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Jonathan D Roth [mailto:JonathanD.Roth[at]rci.rogers.com]
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2007 11:14 PM
To: gerry@gerryarmstrong.org
Subject: Re: Scientology v. Armstrong

Hi Gerry,

Thanks so much for this information. I will certainly pass it along.
At this point I'm still awaiting word from our legal department,
something I would expect in the next couple of days. I will let you
know what happens.

Talk to you soon,

Jonathan


24. On December 12, I sent the following e-mail letter to Mr.
Roth:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 11:12 AM
To: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: Multifaith Action Society v. Armstrong

Dear Jonathon:

What you said about the executive director of the Multifaith Action
Society writing CHNU about me to get the station to pull my interview
has concerned me a great deal, and I feel I must respond fully to the
board, some of whom at least are not Scientologists.

As I mentioned when we talked at the station, Susan Kerr, MAS
Vice-President, and Gale Spick, Treasurer, are high level Scientology
personnel. I see on MAS's web site that station manager Terry Mahoney
is now off the board, although it still lists OMNI-TV as a partnering
organization.

You didn't say the ED's name, but the MAS site says it's Nancy A.
Chiavario, who I also see was a Vancouver City Councilor in the
1990's. She does not appear to be a Scientologist and should be able
to understand and welcome what I would have to say about my
relationship with Scientology.

Now that I know of the letter I would like an opportunity to respond
to what I can only guess MAS's or Ms. Chiavario's charges are against
me. Could you please send me a copy of what you received so that I can
respond.

It is clear to me that to attack me and reduce my rights and
opportunities as a citizen, the Multifaith Action Society has
willfully and foolishly violated its own primary aims, including
promoting dialogue and understanding, and advocating for marginalized
citizens or groups. MAS's reaction to the announcement that I was
going to be interviewed on The Standard is a subject I'd hope Rogers
and you would use for an investigation and another show.

I have been willing at all times to talk to any Scientologist to
promote understanding in the Scientology v. Armstrong war. Not one
Scientologist has been willing at any time to talk or dialogue.
Scientology head David Miscavige has never permitted it. The only
communications from Scientology or Scientologists over 26 years are
fair game and black PR. MAS should be doing what it can to get
Scientology to change its obstreperous policy and position so that
dialogue and understanding can occur, rather than assisting
Scientology to suppress and destroy my rights.

I am the marginalized citizen in this society and paradigm and
Scientology is the bully cult doing the marginalizing. MAS should be
urging CHNU and Rogers to give me a voice and make my marginalization
and my marginalizers known.

Let me know at your earliest convenience.

Best,

Gerry
604-703-1373


25. On December 14, I received the following e-mail letter
from Mr. Roth:

Quote:
From: Jonathan D Roth [mailto:JonathanD.Roth[at]rci.rogers.com]
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2007 11:39 AM
To: Gerry Armstrong
Subject: Follow-up

Dear Gerry,

The decision has been made to not air the interview, and unfortunately
there will not be another interview taped.

I sincerely apologize to you on behalf of Randall Mark and our entire
editorial and production staff here at CHNU.10. Please feel free to
call me if you need further clarification.

Sincerely,

Jonathan Roth
Senior Producer,
The Standard
OMNI Television
www.omnitv.ca
**********************************
Senior Producer,
People Uncut
The Biography Channel
www.thebiographychannel.ca
**********************************
Direct: (604) 575-4135
Cell: (778) 999-4558
Fax: (604) 576-6895


26. On December 15, I placed calls to Mr. Roth's direct
number and cell number and left voice mail messages for him
acknowledging receipt of his e-mail and asking for the clarification
he offered.

27. On December 17, I sent the following e-mail letter in
response to Mr. Roth:
Quote:
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Monday, December 17, 2007 10:29 AM
To: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: RE: Follow-up

Dear Jonathan:

I called your numbers on Friday after I got your e-mail. Yes I do need
further clarification about Rogers' decision, so please call as soon
as possible.

Sincerely,

Gerry Armstrong
604-703-1373


28. On December 17, Mr. Roth called and we spoke for a few
minutes. I said I'd called to clarify or verify what had happened. He
told me that as part of Rogers Media's expansion and acquisition of a
number of other TV stations, it had been compelled, or agreed, to sell
CHNU, pending CRTC approval, to Vision TV. Mr. Roth said that the
takeover was set for sometime in February, 2008. He said that
consequently Rogers is doing as little as possible and putting no
money into the station. He said that Rogers' attorneys had made the
decision to not air the interview purely because of money, and that
there was no more money to put into legal matters. He said that the
attorneys had found that Scientology had brought over thirty legal
challenges to Canadian media outlets and have won most of them. Mr.
Roth said that he had personally argued that the interview should air,
spoke his mind, and thought he might get kicked out for his dissenting
point of view. He said that two Rogers lawyers were involved, and one
was a top lawyer for Macleans, which he said Rogers owns. He said that
when Vision takes over there could be an opportunity for the interview
to air, but that there would be no changes overnight. I asked if he
was going with the station when Vision takes over, and if Vision was
going to maintain The Standard and Randall Mark, and Mr. Roth said it
was unknown. I reminded him how he had really thought it was like,
"Bring it on, we're Rogers," and he acknowledged that what I had said
about Scientology; that is, its power, aggression and intention to
silence me in particular, was right. He said he would make me a copy
of anything Scientology had delivered to him about me, and he agreed
to scan the documents and e-mail them to me as pdf documents. I asked
him if he could also send me what the Multifaith Action Society had
sent to the station about me so I can respond, and he said he
couldn't. He did confirm that the MAS Executive Director who had
demanded that the interview not air was Nancy Chiavario. Mr. Roth said
that the Multifaith Action Society has actually apologized to the
station, and I said that they didn't apologize to me, and that they're
doing with me what they proclaim they're opposing. I said I looked
forward to meeting with them. He said the Multifaith Action Society
matter is closed as far as the station is concerned, and he said
something about not wanting to go down that rathole. Mr. Roth asked
what had happened with the CBC. I said that the same thing had
happened as with Rogers although not because of an overt threat from
Scientology as he had gotten from Susan Kerr. I said there had been a
covert approach from Scientology to the CBC, and that what I'd been
told is that everybody all the way up to the top started freaking out.
I said that now the CBC execs were having the realization that Mr.
Roth had been having, that Scientology is a lot more powerful than
he'd thought and what I'd been saying about the organization had been
right. He asked if the CBC was just cutting part of the interview, and
I told him they have killed the whole show. I told him that had
involved going to the University of Alberta and interviewing Professor
Stephen Kent, and coming here to Chilliwack and spending two days here
with their team. I told Mr. Roth that they had interviewed me one day
and did setup shots the second day. I said that during the project
they were also in touch with Scientology. I said that Rogers and the
CBC being shuddered into silence was threatening to my position and
created an even more threatening environment than what was there
before. I asked him who has the courage to put my words out there. Mr.
Roth acknowledged how threatening Scientology is, and asked what was
possible for me to do. I said that the kind of public exposure that he
and the CBC offered would be a huge thing. I said that if everyone in
the world said, "Hey, let Gerry Armstrong talk!" Scientology would be
silenced on the issue. I said that society itself, public opinion,
could do that, and that, beyond that, it could also go into legal, and
it could go into international relations. I told him I believed that
the truth is that Canada ought to be standing up to the United States
on the Scientology v. Gerry Armstrong issue. I asked the question,
"What are they doing sending a Canadian citizen to jail for talking
about a religion?" and I described Scientology as an organization that
benefits more from the mantle of religion than any other organization
in the world. Mr. Roth asked if I was trying to find a lawyer, and I
said that I'd been trying for many years, and that lawyer hadn't been
easy to find. Mr. Roth asked if the CBC filmed anyone else for my
story, and I said Steve Kent. I asked Mr. Roth, if Ted Rogers drops
by, or Mr. Roth has the opportunity, to ask Mr. Rogers to bypass his
lawyers on this one and go to the mat. Mr. Roth protested that he
couldn't do that, and I said he could because now what's going to
happen is that I have to tell the story of him and me, of how it
ultimately goes down, and pulling the plug on some 21 minutes which
have just been made probably the most famous interview The Standard
ever did, the one that no one can see. I told Mr. Roth that it's going
to become valuable. I asked him to confirm that Rogers owns the
interview and he did. I told him thanks, that it was nice to know him
and be in touch occasionally, and we said goodbye.

29. On December 18, 2007, I sent the following e-mail letter
to the Multifaith Action Society ("MAS") to the e-mail address
provided on the contact page on the MAS web site. I also mailed a
signed printout of this letter to MAS by Canada Post.
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 11:17 AM
To: 'admin[at]multifaithaction.org'
Cc: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: MAS actions vs. Gerry Armstrong

December 18, 2007

Nancy A. Chiavario
Multifaith Action Society
#5-305 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 2S5

By e-mail: admin[at]multifaithaction.org

Dear Ms. Chiavario:

On December 12, I sent the following e-mail letter to Jonathan Roth,
Senior Producer of The Standard at Rogers Omni Television:

[December 12 letter, para. 24, supra.]

Mr. Roth subsequently has advised me that Rogers has made the decision
to not air my interview with Randall Mark, and to not tape another
interview. Mr. Roth also has advised me that the Multifaith Action
Society had expressed some regret for whatever part MAS played in
preventing the interview from airing on December 7 when it was first
scheduled.

I am requesting hereby that you send me a copy of whatever was sent to
Rogers/Omni that concerned me so that I can fully and appropriately
defend myself or otherwise respond. I am also requesting hereby a copy
of whatever you were given or shown about me that brought MAS to take
the extraordinary action of seeking to silence my voice, suppress my
rights and support my marginalization.

I also request that MAS facilitate an opportunity for me to talk to
its board and membership about the situation with Scientology here in
B.C. and around the world to which MAS is so intimately connected. It
was within this situation, Scientology's long war on the good people
who comprise the religion's "Suppressive Person" class, that MAS took
its extraordinary action. Such an event and discussion would align
with MAS's primary aims, and could not help but be educational for all
participants, as well as an exciting and extremely timely topic.

I am aware that it has been claimed that whatever action MAS took to
stop Rogers from airing my interview was done without MAS Board
approval, although apparently done because of pressure or manipulation
from Scientologist board members. Toward the goal of transparency, I
will therefore send this letter to board members whose contact
information I can find. I would also ask, however, that, because of
the nature and urgency of this matter, and my important requests to
you herein, you forward this letter officially to each board member.

Thank you for your anticipated assistance. Please feel free to contact
me at any time for any reason.

Sincerely, and happy holidays,

Gerry Armstrong
#2-46298 Yale Road
Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 2P6
604-703-1373
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org

cc: Jonathon D. Roth
cc: Multifaith Action Society board members


30. On December 19, I sent the following e-mail letter to Mr.
Roth:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 10:05 AM
To: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: Armstrong interview

Dear Jonathan:

You were going to send me a pdf copy of Susan Kerr's/Scientology's
materials they sent to OMNI/Rogers that related to me. Just wanted to
make sure you hadn't forgotten.

Happy holidays!

Gerry Armstrong
#2-46298 Yale Road
Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 2P6
604-703-1373


31. On December 19, I received the following e-mail letter in
response from Mr. Roth:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Jonathan D Roth [mailto:JonathanD.Roth[at]rci.rogers.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 4:23 PM
To: Gerry Armstrong
Subject: RE: Armstrong interview

Hi Gerry,

After further conversation here, unfortunately I cannot provide you
with the documents they faxed over to us.

This said, I did receive your email to the MAS - please let me know
how things work out.

Best,
jr


32. On December 20, I sent the following e-mail letter in
response to Mr. Roth:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2007 10:16 AM
To: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: RE: Armstrong interview

Dear Jonathan:

As I mentioned, I have to tell the story of Rogers v. Armstrong, which
has for now a sad and icky end. I think that it still could have a
happy and courageous ending, and for that purpose I'd ask you to send
this request as far up the Rogers chain of command as you can.

I believe that it would serve everyone's interests, including the
Scientologists' ultimately, if Rogers reconsidered its decision to
kill the interview -- and kill the trust and relationship with me, and
crush its personnel's consciences and affect their relations with the
company and the whole industry.

I think everyone would benefit greatly if Rogers publicly and
transparently took up the issue of its own abject collapse in the face
of the imagined loss of some imagined litigation, or the imagined loss
of some imagined amount of money to litigate the imagined litigation
from the cult that threatens them.

I really felt, and Caroline felt, that you, The Standard, the station
and even Rogers wanted to hear and air the story for the right
reasons, and that you would go to the mat on the issue and even, as
you said, welcome a lawsuit from Scientology. We were misled, however,
and those right reasons, including public interest, disappeared when
their reality was challenged by some beans and their counters. I would
argue that Rogers, knowing now the Scientology v. Gerry Armstrong
story and having initiated contact with me, had and has a duty to its
public, and even shareholders, to stand up to the cult and people who
would suppress the telling of that story. I am asking therefore that
Rogers reverse its decision to kill principle to save a few bucks, and
instead allocate a few bucks to prop up its principle. The company
might very well even make a few bucks in the deal.

Where does Rogers end up on the Scientology bullying circle?
http://suppressiveperson.org/spdl/index ... &Itemid=32

Sincerely,

Gerry


33. On December 24, I received the following e-mail letter in
response from Mr. Roth:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Jonathan D Roth [mailto:JonathanD.Roth[at]rci.rogers.com]
Sent: Monday, December 24, 2007 10:42 AM
To: Gerry Armstrong
Subject: RE: Armstrong interview

Hi Gerry,

Thanks for your email. Unfortunately, this issue is closed. The
decision is not to air the interview. However, please keep in touch
as I am personally very interested in your situation.

Hope you enjoy the holidays!

Best,
Jonathan


34. On December 24, I sent the following e-mail letter in
response to Mr. Roth:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Monday, December 24, 2007 4:19 PM
To: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: RE: Armstrong interview

Thanks Jonathan.

Merry Christmas!

Gerry


35. On January 2, 2008,I sent a copy of my e-mail letter to
the Multifaith Action Society dated December 18, 2007 (para. 29 above)
to some of the MAS directors whose e-mail addresses I was able to
find; specifically, Rev. Dr. Barry Cooke, Rev. Dr. Steven Epperson,
Richard Chu, Mira Oreck and Dr. Anthony J. Podlecki.

36. On February 28, 2008, I called the telephone number MAS
provides on its web site, and a woman who identified herself as
"Nancy," and who I understood to be Nancy A. Chiavario, answered the
phone. I gave her my name and asked her if she knew who I am? She said
no, so I said I am an ex-Scientologist, and she then said that she
knew who I am. I said that I was very much interested in having a
communication with her organization, with its directors. I told her
that she could probably gather that this matter is very important for
me, and she said yes. I said that I thought I deserved a response and
a communication, and even a hearing out, and that she probably knew
that I have not received one. She said she didn't deal with such
matters, and I asked who does then. She told me that she had my
letter, and I asked if she has passed it on to the MAS board. She said
she had not, and I asked why that was. She said that it was because
the letter wasn't addressed to the board. I asked her if she handles
the mail and she said she does. I asked her if I hadn't requested
within the letter that it be forwarded to the board, and she said she
didn't read it or even open it. I asked if any of the board members
had and she said no. She said she wouldn't pass the letter on to the
board, and I had to send it to the board for them to get it. I asked
her if she could provide me with the full address for the board of
directors, and she said it was the same address to which I had sent my
earlier letter. She said she was finished with this conversation, and
abruptly hung up.

37. On February 28, 2008, I sent the following e-mail letter
to Ms. Chiavario:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2008 6:01 PM
To: 'admin[at]multifaithaction.org'
Cc: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: FW: MAS actions vs. Gerry Armstrong

February 28, 2008

Nancy A. Chiavario
Multifaith Action Society
#5-305 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 2S5

By e-mail: admin[at]multifaithaction.org

Dear Ms. Chiavario:

I will, as you instructed today, contact the MAS Board of Directors
and ask them again what I asked you, them and your group already.

I wanted you personally to know, however, that my memory was right and
I had asked you specifically in my letter of December 18, 2007 to
forward the letter to the MAS Board. "I would also ask, however, that,
because of the nature and urgency of this matter, and my important
requests to you herein, you forward this letter officially to each
board member."

You stated when we spoke this afternoon that you had not forwarded my
letter to the board, would not forward it, had not read it, and
wouldn't read it. You also stated that, to have any hope of having
anyone read my letter, I had to address it to the MAS Board. Well, I
had addressed it to the Board, which you could not but have seen if
you'd read the letter. "cc: Multifaith Action Society board members."

Your claim that you'd not read the letter is absolutely absurd. You
had time enough to write about me to Rogers Television, or at least
sign the letter that Scientology wrote for you, but you couldn't and
wouldn't read the letter, which follows, from the person you'd helped
Scientology to fair game and silence. It should be clear that the
disdainful way you and MAS have treated and handled me evidences an
antisocial problem in your organization that requires public
illumination and airing, and I will be making this matter public as
soon as I can.

As you know, I sent my December 18, 2007 letter to your organization
both by e-mail and Canada Post. The e-mail address that apparently
gets mail to you is admin[at]multifaithaction.org. On the MAS "Contact
Us" page, the "Click to email" button opens up my e-mail client with
to address "admin[at]multifaithaction.org."
http://www.multifaithaction.org/contact.htm From the MAS "Governance"
page, the "Click to email" button opens up my e-mail client with the
same to address "admin[at]multifaithaction.org."
http://www.multifaithaction.org/governance.htm

I will nevertheless, readdress this letter to the MAS Board, and I
will expect that you will forward it forthwith.

Yours sincerely,

Gerry Armstrong
#2-46298 Yale Road
Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 2P6
604-703-1373
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org

cc: Jonathan D. Roth
cc: Multifaith Action Society board members

[December 18, 2007 letter, para. 29, supra.]


38. On February 29, I sent the following e-mail letter to the
MAS Board of Directors:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 7:59 AM
To: 'admin[at]multifaithaction.org'
Cc: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: FW: MAS actions vs. Gerry Armstrong

This communication is for each board member of the Multifaith Action
Society.

February 28, 2008

Board of Directors
Multifaith Action Society
#5-305 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 2S5

By e-mail: admin[at]multifaithaction.org

Dear MAS Board:

Please read the letters that follow that had been sent as cc's to you
through the MAS Executive Director Nancy A. Chiavario. I had also
asked that my letter of December 18, 2007 be forwarded to each board
member, but Ms. Chiavario, apparently under the direction of the
Scientologist MAS Board members, withheld my letter from you and
stopped my communication from getting to you.

As I say below, Ms. Chiavario's and your organization's treatment and
handling of me requires public exposure, and I will be making this
matter public as soon as I can.

I had asked you back in December for an opportunity to talk to the MAS
Board and membership about the situation with Scientology here in B.C.
and around the world, and of course to clear the air about MAS's
covert interference with my relationship with Rogers Television and
MAS's effort to silence me, in violation of your MAS's claimed primary
aims. It is clear that your Multifaith Action Society is a sham, and
in reality a front for the Scientology organization. The action your
society takes is active participation in Scientology's aggressive,
sociopathic attacks against its victims.

I look forward to hearing back from any of you as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely,

Gerry Armstrong
#2-46298 Yale Road
Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 2P6
604-703-1373
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org

cc: Jonathan D. Roth
cc: MAS Executive Director Nancy A. Chiavario

[February 28, 2008 letter, including December 18, 2007 letter, para.
37, supra.]


39. On February 29, I sent the following e-mail letter to Ms.
Chiavario
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 8:03 AM
To: 'admin[at]multifaithaction.org'
Cc: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: FW: MAS actions vs. Gerry Armstrong

This communication is MAS Executive Director Nancy A. Chiavario's copy
of my letter to the MAS Board that follows.

[February 29, 2008 letter, para. 38, supra.]


40. On March 2, I received the following e-mail letter from
Ms. Chiavario in response to my February 28 e-mail letter to MAS:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Multifaith Action Society [mailto:multif[at]telus.net]
Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2008 2:40 PM
To: 'Gerry Armstrong'; admin[at]multifaithaction.org
Cc: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: RE: MAS actions vs. Gerry Armstrong

Mr. Armstrong,
I have not previously received any emails from you.
I told you that the Canada Post letter addressed to me was discarded
unopened by me.
I have forwarded your emails dated February 28, 2008 to the MAS Board.
This will be their first knowledge of any previous correspondence from
you.

Nancy A. Chiavario

[February 28, 2008 letter, para. 37, supra.]


41. On March 3, I sent the following e-mail letter to the MAS
Board of Directors:
Quote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2008 7:26 AM
To: 'admin[at]multifaithaction.org'
Cc: 'Multifaith Action Society'; 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: RE: MAS actions vs. Gerry Armstrong

March 3, 2008

Board of Directors
Multifaith Action Society
#5-305 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 2S5

By e-mail: admin[at]multifaithaction.org

Dear MAS Board:

Your Executive Director's e-mail message below is simply disingenuous
and unbelievable.

When I spoke with Ms. Chiavario on February 28, she did NOT tell me
that my December 18, 2007 letter, which I sent by Canada Post and
addressed to her, had been discarded unopened by her. She in fact said
on February 28 that she had my letter right there, but would not open
it and would not forward it to the MAS Board of Directors as I
requested. She very well may have discarded the letter now, but she
did NOT say she already had discarded it; whereas she DID say that, as
of February 28, she still possessed the letter.

In any event, your Executive Director is willfully putting Multifaith
Action Society at risk, and rendering each MAS Board member ignorant,
by discarding any mail, unopened or not, that your society receives;
especially correspondence concerning a very serious matter that so
affects your society's reputation and involves your society's knowing
mistreatment of a Scientology victim on that organization's behalf.

It is not credible that Ms. Chiavario had not previously received my
e-mail letter of December 18, 2007. My December 18 e-mail (below) went
to the same e-mail address as my letters of February 28, 2008. Ms.
Chiavario indicates that she is able to forward my e-mails received at
that address to the MAS Board. If she had not seen my e-mail of
December 18, how would she know what my letter sent by Canada Post
contained in order to discard it without opening its envelope? OT
abilities? Even if she is merely driven by some blind hatred for me,
or blanket contempt for Scientology's victims, she should not be in a
position where she can stop important communications from getting to
the MAS Board, or where she can originate attacks on people that
involve your society.

I ask again that the MAS Board contact me and make arrangements with
me to provide an opportunity for me to address the Board and any
interested MAS members, in order to clear the air, clear my name, and
hopefully put an end to your society's abetment of Scientology in its
efforts to silence and Fair Game its victims.

Yours sincerely,

Gerry Armstrong
#2-46298 Yale Road
Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 2P6
604-703-1373
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org

cc: Jonathan D. Roth
cc: Nancy A. Chiavario
Quote:

-----Original Message-----
From: Multifaith Action Society [mailto:multif[at]telus.net]
Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2008 2:40 PM
To: 'Gerry Armstrong'; admin[at]multifaithaction.org
Cc: 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: RE: MAS actions vs. Gerry Armstrong

Mr. Armstrong,
I have not previously received any emails from you.
I told you that the Canada Post letter addressed to me was discarded
unopened by me.
I have forwarded your emails dated February 28, 2008 to the MAS Board.
This will be their first knowledge of any previous correspondence from
you.

Nancy A. Chiavario

[February 28, 2008 letter, para. 37, supra.]


42. On March 3, I sent the following e-mail letter to Ms.
Chiavario in response to her March 2 e-mail letter:
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-----Original Message-----
From: Gerry Armstrong [mailto:gerry@gerryarmstrong.org]
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2008 7:26 AM
To: 'Multifaith Action Society'
Cc: 'admin[at]multifaithaction.org'; 'Jonathan D Roth'
Subject: RE: MAS actions vs. Gerry Armstrong

March 3, 2008

Nancy A. Chiavario
Multifaith Action Society
#5-305 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Y 2S5

By e-mail: admin[at]multifaithaction.org

Dear Ms. Chiavario:

Thank you.

Please forward to me copies of whatever letters and other documents or
materials Multifaith Action Society sent to Rogers OMNI TV at any time
that related to me in any way. Also please forward to me copies of
whatever letters and other documents or materials Multifaith Action
Society sent to any other company, group or individual that relate in
any way to me.

This request, of course, also covers any letters and other documents
or materials relating to me that you individually or personally sent
to Rogers OMNI TV or to anyone else which were not sent officially or
otherwise from Multifaith Action Society.

Please do not destroy, discard or alter any of the letters and other
documents or materials relating to me that MAS or you possesses, but
retain and preserve all such items, and send me a copy immediately.

Also, please forward this communication to each member of the MAS
Board of Directors.

Yours sincerely,

Gerry Armstrong
#2-46298 Yale Road
Chilliwack, B.C. V2P 2P6
604-703-1373
http://www.gerryarmstrong.org

cc: Jonathan D. Roth
cc: Multifaith Action Society board members

[March 2 letter from Nancy A. Chiavario, para. 40, supra]


43. Appended hereto as Exhibit H is a true and correct copy of
a printout of a print-friendly page from OMNI TV's web site showing
that as of today my interview with Randall Mark is still on The
Standard's online schedule.
Friday, December 7 An exposé on Scientology by former adherent - Gerry
Armstrong.
http://www.chnutv.ca/tv/standard/index_20071203.shtml

I declare under the penalty of perjury pursuant to the laws of
the Province of British Columbia, the State of California, Canada and
the United States that the foregoing is true and correct.

Executed this 4th day of March 2008 in Chilliwack, B.C., Canada.

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Holy shit!!!!!!!

I read the whole thing. Disgusting! What a dickhead that Ms. Chiavario is.

I hope this is all on your website, too.

I guess this teaches us one thing... don't announce your intentions BEFORE you do something.

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C. and G.:

Thanks for posting this. I read it yesterday and again today. Your documentation is PROOF POSITIVE of how the cult STILL works against your FREEDOM OF SPEECH.

How does a Canadian media company quiver before a CALIFORNIAN injunction?

SCIENTOLOGY is STILL trying to influence the free flow of information via media to media's consumers.

PLEASE post this is O & D where it will get more views. This happened recently. We're all crowing a lot about all the advances in the past few months, and they've been great! But Scientology is STILL pulling this shit.

GODD@MN it! This story is JUST infuriating. Please post in O & D.

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Yah. I read it too, as I read everything that y'all post. It boggles me that you and Gerry manage to keep going in the face of the forces against you.
If any one deserves hip hip hoorays, it's you guys.

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A brief synopsis of this on utube would be revealing, C & G.


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Sea Horse wrote:
I guess this teaches us one thing... don't announce your intentions BEFORE you do something.

Thanks. Announcing our intentions wasn't really the problem. Not announcing a show before it airs probably isn't a good policy most of the time.

Rogers OMNI-TV announced the show on its web site, which they have to do to attract viewers. As soon as they did that, it has to be assumed that Scientology knew. If Scientology knows, it's usually true that there's no good reason to not inform the wog public who might want to watch or record the show or event.
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How does a Canadian media company quiver before a CALIFORNIAN injunction?

It isn't the cult's California injunction that shuddered Roger Media into silence. It was the cult, and of course the cult's reputation, and Rogers'
fears of becoming targets. The injunction is a piece in Scientology's game, on DM's board.
Gerry wrote:
The producer of the CBC story advised me that he had heard from the CBC's lawyer, who said he has no problems with the CBC proceeding with the story, and the notion of the CBC being affected by the injunction was "bunk."

I believe that Rogers, CHNU, et al. are in the identical position to the CBC.

The lawyer who issued that emphatic and very important legal opinion, Gerry was told, is Michael Hughes. http://www.adidem.org/medialawyers/on/hughes.html

The injunction is, as far as these media entities' legal liability is concerned, irrelevant. The injunction is relevant to any piece of journalism about the Scientology v. Armstrong saga because it is so bizarre and so unlawful and so evidences Scientologists' universal intention and effort to obliterate good people's basic human rights.

Ladayla, thanks. Cheers all around.

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Wow. What a tale.

Tis time the Board Members stepped up. Mind you, many Board Members have little understanding of the requirements of good governance.

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So who at the television station should I, and my ex who is a Canadan living back in Canada, and his pals, write about this situation?

What are the most germane e-mail addresses and snail mail addresses we should send a note to?

And which governmental offices/officials should those correspondences be cc'd to, also?

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VGQs. For Rogers, we think the person to contact is Ted Rogers himself. http://your.rogers.com/investorrelation ... rogers.asp
Gerry mentioned Mr. Rogers in his declaration.

Maybe an *open* letter to Mr. Rogers, and put it on as many channels as sensible -- letters to editors, blogs, etc.

For e-mail, I'd choose one of these categories: http://your.rogers.com/contact/contactu ... 80W1876PEA
All buttons might get you to the same contact form. I'd probably choose "Media" or "Corporate" or "General."

Just address your protest letter to:

Edward S. Rogers, O.C.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Rogers Communications Inc.
777 Jarvis Street
Toronto, ON
M4Y 3B7

And, e-mails are free, so you could address one to all the directors. Remember that the Multifaith Action Society CEO (or, very scientologically, the ED) didn't advise the board members of MAS's involvement in the suppression of free speech and freedom of religion.
http://your.rogers.com/investorrelation ... ficers.asp

Rogers also owns Maclean's magazine, which sort of passes for Canada's Time. And Maclean's really should cover the corporate giant Rogers being shuddered into silence, in Canada, by the Scientology cult. http://www.macleans.ca/
http://www.macleans.ca/contactus/index.jsp
The Multifaith Action Society also needs a nudge, and needs to be exposed as a Scientology front. Gerry provides the MAS postal address in his declaration. Just replace [at] with @ in the e-mail address, and make sure the letter says "Board of Directors" at the top; otherwise the ED will make sure the board members don't get it.

And anyone who would write a letter, or do anything, should fill out this survey:
http://inconcert.xenu.ca/survey.html

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Edit: add contact page for McLean's.

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Thank you, Caroline.

Well, if Rogers owns Macleans also, it's good to write as the letters/e-mail will address this for Rogers-owned media. And Macleans is a really major magazine.

Wonderful list. I'll make sure my Canadian friends get these addresses too.

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Gerry Armstrong kicks scientologys ass. Caroline is great too. Lets have a huge picket everyone world wide. I will see everyone at the San Francisco picket on March 15th 2008. Anonymouse thanks you very much for telling the true harms of scientology and for doing everything you all do so thank you all very much Anonymous.
Scientology is a Evil cult that PROTECTS RAPIST.
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