Stop Harper NOW
  • Petitioned The Right Honourable David Johnston C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D.

This petition was delivered to:

Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada
The Right Honourable David Johnston C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D.

Stop Harper NOW

    1. Petition by

      Jeff Rose-Martland

      Canada

Our system of government has been undermined. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has seized control of Parliament and is unstoppable by all other legal means. He has silenced dissent in significant portions of the populations and is effectively heading an autocracy. Direct intervention by the Governor General is the only legal recourse that Citizens have.

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 2,000 signatures
    2. Unifying Petitions

      Jeff Rose-Martland
      Petition Organizer

      And finally, petition news!

      As we near the 2000 mark, many of you may be wondering ‘What’s the point? Where is this thing going?’ Well, it’s going to the Governor General, of course! I have been in touch with the originators of other similar petitions and we have a plan. During next weekends Stop Harper events, similar petitions will be circulating for participants to sign. Then, in early July, we will gather ALL of these petitions together and present them to the Governor General. We are still working on details, but rest assured that your voice will be heard and not lost in cyberspace.

      Over the next 10 days, spread the word and share the link, especially on Stop Harper Day. Together, we can put a stop to this mess and get back OUR Canada.

      Twitter / Search - #nationalstopharperday

      The latest and best tweets on #nationalstopharperday. Read what people are saying and join the conversation.

    3. United Front

      Jeff Rose-Martland
      Petition Organizer

      Idle No More has declared this Sovereignty Summer; First Nations and supporters will be holding many events over the coming months. Joining them will be Idle No More (INM), Council of Canadians, American Indian Movement (AIM), Peace Alliance and Canadians Rallying to Unseat Harper (CRUSH) and many more. Citizens who oppose Harper are encouraged to participate.

      http://twitter.com/search?q=%23NationalStopHarperDay&src=typd

      Can’t get to an event? You can still help! Share this petition and help promote events via Facebook and twitter. Speaking of twitter, #NationalStopHarperDay was trended for much of Father’s Day weekend, with Citizens expressing their discontent. And that was just the trial tweetstorm! On Friday, use #NationalStopHarperDay to tweet what aggravates you about the PM and his Government!

      Twitter / Search - #nationalstopharperday

      The latest and best tweets on #nationalstopharperday. Read what people are saying and join the conversation.

    4. Next Weekend's Action

      Jeff Rose-Martland
      Petition Organizer

      http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/jeff-rosemartland/gg-petition-harper_b_3467490.html

      With the posting of this article, my theory was confirmed: most Citizens would rather debate than act. But momentum is growing and I have made contact with others like us!

      https://www.facebook.com/NationalStopHarperCampaign
      https://www.facebook.com/events/346674315455617/

      Friday 28 June will be the 2nd annual National Stop Harper Day, named in honour of Brigette DePape’s famous throne-speech protest. Rallies and other events will be taking place across the country; click link for details. Save Canada Day will be on Monday, to wrap the weekend of anti-Harper events; click other link to find one in your city. This weekend of protests had been scheduled to coincide with the Conservative Party conference in Calgary. The CPC has cancelled... because of the flooding? Or because of us? But our events will go ahead as planned.

    5. Reached 1,500 signatures
    6. First Installment Delivered!

      Jeff Rose-Martland
      Petition Organizer

      Owing to His Excellency visiting the province, I seized the opportunity to ensure he is well aware of this petition. After all, emails, media reports, etc, may be filtered by software or staff.

      So this afternoon, at approximately 1PM, I paid a visit to Beachy Cove Elementary and delivered a document containing a letter, the petition, and the first 1077 signatures - whoever signed before 10:33PM last night. (All times NL.) This is only the FIRST INSTALLMENT - delivered to make sure we had his attention.

      Now we have to show how serious we are by boosting support.

      http://www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=15174

      The Governor General of Canada | Le gouverneur général du Canada

      English description / Description en anglais

    7. Over 1000 Citizens Speaking Up!

      Jeff Rose-Martland
      Petition Organizer

      Despite some intermittent access issues, we have surpassed 1000 signatures. Great work! However, as significant as 1000 names are, we still need more. So share, email, tweet, get the word out however you can!

      Remember: petitioning the GG is the ONLY chance we have of legally removing Harper. - JRM

    8. Reached 1,000 signatures
    9. 500 and Growing!

      Jeff Rose-Martland
      Petition Organizer

      What do you know? We are NOT the only ones who think this way!

      As you scroll down through the comments, look at the locations. From coast-to-coast-to-coast, Citizens are speaking out, demanding action. Will the GG listen? I certainly hope so. Because a bit part of why we have to resort to this action is that our government won't listen. If the GG won't listen, then who will?

      Spread the word and don't let others distract you with arguing over distractions. There is only one thing standing in our way of fixing everything. And his name is Stephen Harper.

    10. Reached 500 signatures
    11. Glitch? Maybe...

      Jeff Rose-Martland
      Petition Organizer

      I noticed a disturbing thing a few hours ago. After a steady climb in support for the first 18 hours, signatures suddenly stalled at 47, and stayed there for 6-8 hours. I wouldn't have though much about it, except I was busily promoting this petition everywhere I could at the time. Which means either:
      a) suddenly, not one single person was interested in defending responsible government, or
      b) something else was happening.

      I'm not saying there were malevolent forces at work. After all, it could just be a flukey Internet thing. Or, you know, aliens.

      But if you really want to make sure this doesn't become just another failed Internet petition that no one remembers, then you need to spread the word. Not just the link, share some of the actual text. That way it won't fade out of existence.

      10 Reasons Why Harper Isn't Really Canadian

      In a Global interview with Laura Stone, I am quoted as saying that Stephen Harper is "not Canadian." Having lunch with a reporter on virtually no sleep is a high risk proposition, but I didn't say anything I didn't mean.

    12. Elizabeth May Wants to Know Why We're Not Screaming

      Jeff Rose-Martland
      Petition Organizer

      http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/elizabeth-may/harper-not-canadian-elizabeth-may_b_3395713.html

      "Democracy is being stolen in plain sight, but no one seems to notice."

      We've noticed. And we've acted. (I even emailed this petition to Ms May).

      10 Reasons Why Harper Isn't Really Canadian

      In a Global interview with Laura Stone, I am quoted as saying that Stephen Harper is "not Canadian." Having lunch with a reporter on virtually no sleep is a high risk proposition, but I didn't say anything I didn't mean.

    13. Reached 50 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Dawn Sharpe CAMBRIDGE, CANADA
      • 11 months ago

      This is important to me because as a Canadian Citizen I deserve the right to know any detail that will be changing the way the people of Canada are going to be treated also so thing do not repeat themselves sure reprimand the staff who used misleading information to recieve tax breaks they frauded Canada and in return for their criminal action instead of being charged the office of Prime Minister Stephen Harper gives a cheque to pay the money back when this office is caught doing this they try to sweep it under the rug if that had been an ordinary citizen we would have been charged and probably looking at jail time I say fair is fair they should be treated the same way you and I would be treated

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    • Troy Larabie TORONTO, CANADA
      • 12 months ago

      As a citizen I am not proud of the actions lead by our Prime Minister and feel that my Civil Liberties are being destroyed. I wish to put an end to this before we as citizens are completely helpless in our own country. He makes decisions that are not for the people and has plans for a Nation that will not be free(something I was once Very Proud of). I support the removal because the party in charge is not a representation of my voice or the voice of the Canadian Public. It's time to stand up and put the proper person in place who will translate the voice of Canadians and do what it right for our Freedom.

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    • Kyla Farmer OTTAWA, CANADA
      • 12 months ago

      Because Stephen Harper is evil.

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    • Dean Williams WALLACEBURG, CANADA
      • 12 months ago

      Too many changes with little debate or consideration.

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    • Roger Richardson OSOYOOS, CANADA
      • 12 months ago

      Return democracy to Canada

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