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“Brown outlines abusive practices in CBC journalism and negligence in CBC management”. 1993.,
CBC journalists, like others, were (and are, as of 2010) eclipsing the actual history and legitimacy of sensitivities behind a legitimate but separate debate about the ideas of so-called "doctors of environmental medicine." They were ignoring positive activities in officialdom, while focusing on what the 1985 Ontario Ministry of Health Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Environmental Hypersensitivity Disorders (note plural) called a "polarized debate" that was based on "clearly untenable" premises. As of 2010, CBC journalists have still not learned to differentiate between the ideas of doctors of environmental medicine, and the history, rights and needs of persons with sensitivities. The first attachment (missing page 26) is a comprehensive outline of concerns. The second is a one page summary. The third relates to the new CBC broadcasting centre in Toronto, in which many staff became sick because CBC ignored various representations that it be built in such a way as to accommodate persons disabled by sensitivities.
“Brown nominates Maclennan for environmental award”. 1985.,
When Pollution Probe told me they were giving an award to Jake Epp, I immediately began conspiring with them on how to get the leader of Canadian doctors of environmental medicine to receive the same award.
“Brown merge to UofT Board after suicide Stewart contributed to”. 1989.,
Merge to Governing Council...victim suicided after being rejected for welfare on basis of article by Donna Stewart.
“Brown merge to CBC cover letter for brief about portrayal issues.”. 1989.,
Cover letter introducing brief about CBC's portrayal of sensitivities as being the invention of doctors of environmental medicine, encouraging the practise of subjecting persons who experience repeatable controllable circumstances to a reverse onus.
“Brown is fed up and wants and end to HWC lethally sabotaging thousands of Canadians ATIP copy”. 1988.,
It was annoying to have to deal with unidentifiable saboteurs within the national health department, especially when set against a familiarity with the consequences.
“Brown files human rights complaint against Ontario Office for Disability Issues”. 1991.,
ODI refused to accommodate sensitivities by meeting by telephone, insisted that advocate go to Toronto, meet in building in which there were many complaints about air quality.
“Brown drops CHRC complaint against CBC, says wants to complain about CHRC instead.”. 1989.,
It seemed pointless to complain about the CBC to the CHRC when CHRC complaints officers were still equivocating about whether persons with sensitivities should be subjected to a reverse onus, as had been done by Chief Commissioner Gordon Fairweather before Yalden was appointed. Fairweather set the CHRC staff on an abusive path and when Max Yalden changed direction staff and senior managers (not in the Chief Commissioner's office) continued to violated complainants.
“Brown describes personal concerns to Elston”. 1986.,
While concerned about the ongoing abuse and killing of persons with undiagnosed sensitivities, there were many personal costs because of descrimination.
“Brown describes concerns about abusive CBC journalism to CRTC”. 1990.,
Outline of mistakes, misconceptions and abuses of CBC journalists covering persons with sensitivities.
“Brown demands OHIP payment for Rinkel method”, OHIP. 1984.,
In the early stages of looking for things to make official, I chose medical references from the physicians who had attached themselves to us, namely "clinical ecologists." I soon moved on to advocate on human rights and disability concerns, avoiding the medical discussion as soon as I found out that the flaky assertions of clinical ecology were a big part of the problem.
“Brown decries Epp's lack of response”. 1985.,
Jake Epp never did act on his responsibilities to persons with sensitivities who are in risk groups where there is a duty of care.
“Brown complains to health minister David Dingwall about involvement of bigot Arthur Leznoff in Gage Institute research concerning persons with sensitivities”. 1996.,
Leznof was well known for subjecting persons with sensitivities to a reverse onus in clinical settings, i.e. placing the presumption on the wrong side with respect to their experience of repeatable, controllable circumstances.
“Brown complains to CBC Morningside Executive Producer about deceit by producer Terry Macleod”. 1990.,
While I had begged him to talk to John Krauser, of the OMA, to learn how the debate about clinical ecology was interfering with the well being of persons with sensitivities, Macleod insisted I had said that I was the only person he should talk to on the subject. Morningside repeated the abuse of stealing the voice of persons with sensitivities and replacing it with a debate about clinical ecology. CBC has never made good on the harm caused by misconceptions, belligerence and trivialization by CBC journalists.
“Brown complains again about CHRC staff attitudes and dishonesty”. 1986.,
Throughout 1986, despite Thomson report, despite long history, existing means of diagnosis, not to mention basic medical ethics and human rights, CHRC staff and managers constantly challenged reality, dismissing complainants with sensitivities or framing their cases in such a way as to thwart their successful completion.
“Brown complains about invisibilization on Fifth Estate”. 1987.,
Journalists would not cover the deaths, suicides, injuries, in the same way they would normally cover similar inappropriately caused deaths. Journalists have no comprehension of human rights, arbitrary interference, duty of care or history.
“Brown asks UN Under-Secretary General for Public Information,for ideas”. 1989.,
It seemed that no institution in Canada was going to address the ongoing abuse and killing of persons with undiagnosed sensitivities in health care, nor seriously address their inru and exclusion elsewhere.
“Brown asks Revenue Canada Huntington to press charges”. 1987.,
Huntington had a good spirit when I talked to her on the phone. I wanted the tax department to prosecute me to up the ante on my tax boycott. From Wikipedia: Variations on the tar baby legend are spread among the folklores of more than one culture. In the Journal of American Folklore, Aurelio M. Espinosa examined 267 versions of the tar baby story. The mythical West African hero Anansi is recorded as once being similarly trapped.  In a Spanish language version told in the mountainous parts of Colombia, an unnamed rabbit is trapped by the "Muñeco de Brea" (tar doll). A Buddhist myth tells of Prince Five-weapons (the Future Buddha) who encounters the ogre, Sticky Hair, in a forest. The Tar Baby theme is present in the lores in various tribes of Meso-America and of South America : it is to be found such stories as the Nahuatl (of Mexico) "Lazy Boy and Little Rabbit" (González Casanova 1946, pp. 55–67), Pipil (of El Salvador) "Rabbit and Little Fox" (Schultes 1977, pp. 113–116), and Palenquero (of Colombia) "Rabbit, Toad, and Tiger" (Patiño Rosselli 1983, pp. 224–229). According to James Mooney in "Myths of the Cherokee", the tar baby story may have been influenced in America by the Cherokee "Tar Wolf" story, which is unlikely to have been derived from similar African stories: "Some of these animal stories are common to widely separated [Native American] tribes among whom there can be no suspicion of [African] influences. Thus the famous "tar baby" story has variants, not only among the Cherokee, but also in New Mexico, Washington [State], and southern Alaska—wherever, in fact, the pine supplies enough gum to be molded into a ball for [Native American] uses...". In the Tar Wolf story, the animals were thirsty during a dry spell, and agreed to dig a well. The lazy rabbit refused to help dig, and so had no right to drink from the well. But she was thirsty, and stole from the well at night. The other animals fashioned a wolf out of tar and placed it near the well to scare the thief. The rabbit was scared at first, but when the tar wolf did not respond to her questions, she struck it and was held fast. Then she struggled with it and became so ensnared that she couldn't move. The next morning, the animals discovered the rabbit and proposed various ways of killing her, such as cutting her head off, and the rabbit responded to each idea saying that it would not harm her. Then an animal suggested throwing the rabbit into the thicket to die. At this, the rabbit protested vigorously and pleaded for her life. The animals threw the rabbit into the thicket. The rabbit then gave a whoop and bounded away, calling out to the other animals "This is where I live!". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar_baby
“Brown asks Prime Minister Chretien for dismissal of Health Minister Marleau”. 1994.,
Marleau abandoned the protection of persons with sensitivities from preventable harm in health care. More than 90,000 Canadians with sensitivities have been unnecessarily killed in health care since.
“Brown asks Ontario Deputy Attorney General George Thomson pointed questions about continuing abuse of persons with sensitivities”. 1994.,
George Thomson is a good example of someone who is so committed to "taking the high road" that he is willing, even when he has mandated responsibilities, to overlook ongoing serious, even criminal, abuse.
“Brown asks MoH Murray Elston for protection from physicians”. 1986.,
At first I naively thought the government would stand up for the citizenship of citizens against ongoing abuse by physicians. Ha!
“Brown asks MoH Anna Rose Spina "Who gets off telling us we not allowed to be rude when we are being screwed?"”. 1989.,
The Ontario Ministry of Health was lying about the findings of the Thomson report, about the history of persons with sensitivities, about the availability of a publicly insured method of diagnosis. Their response to citizen representation was simply to lie some more. While children and others to whom they had a legal duty of care are being killed, health officials had the audacity to suggest that telling them that they were contributing to deaths was a form of abuse!
“Brown asks CHRC Max Yalden to nudge the Canadian Medical Association”. 1989.,
Yalden had pressed the health minister concerning the human rights of persons with sensitivities. Perhaps he would confront the abusers directly?
“Brown asks CBC what measures will be undertaken to accommodate persons with sensitivities in new CBC building”. 1989.,
CHRC and Chair of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Rights and Disabled Persons also inquired, before the building was built and so many people got sick.
“Brown asks CBC to address misconceptions and bigotry amongst CBC journalists”. 1990.,
CBC journalists entirely eclipsed the actual history of persons with sensitivities behind controversy about clinical ecology and alternative medicine. No amount of corroborated information can distract pack journalists from savaging the rabbit.
“Brown appeals to local churches”. 1988.,
Expression of concern about the issues, request for financial and other assistance, to Ottawa area churches. Made when I realized I was running out of money for my rent, because I was intent on achievement during the summer of 1988, before the current government was gone. I didn't think they were going to get re-elected.
“Brown announces provincial tax boycott to Ontario Revenue Minister Bernard Grandmaitre”. 1988.,
Brown accuses some Peterson government public servants of breaking their social contract by ignoring officially identified, serious, ongoing abuse, including the abuse of vulnerable persons to whom they had a legal duty of care.
“Brown again confronts health minister Gigantes about costs of attitudes of Ontario Ministry of Health officials, including ministerial staff”. 1991.,
In a phone conversation between this and the letter sent on the 16th of Janurary, Rob Sutherland, Gigantes' chief of staff, insisted that the Thomson report stated that there was not a publicly insured method of diagnosis when in fact it had stated the opposite. The availability of a means of diagnosing patients with sensitivities brings with it the legal obligation to idtentify and thereby protect persons with sensitivities from damaging acts and attitudes in health care. Since Gigantes office misled the public about the availability of a publicly insured means of diagnosis, tens of thousands of people with sensitivities have been unnecessarily killed in Ontario health care, and thousands of people whose central nervous system dysfunction is caused or exacerbated by sensitivities have suicided. NDPers, including Paul Dewar, MP, who worked as a constituency assistant to Gigantes at the time, continue to hide these mistakes today, turning their backs on their own contribution to preventable harm. One wonders if Gigantes truly appreciates being protected when it has such costs.
“AEHA Ottawa President Brown to OMA President Michael Thorburn about lethal abuse by physicians”. 1993.,
While John Krauser, the OMA's ethics staff person, tried several times to address lethally abusive attitudes amongst physicians, others in the OMA stonewalled, trivialized or invisibilized the concern, and so the unnecessary killing of patients continued. Three appeals were made to the OMA President in March of 1993. Although they are short, much material had been sent previously. [Search for OMA in this bibliography for some of the relevant documents.]
“AEHA Ottawa Brown encourages consumers to mention abuse to Social Planning Council”. 1993.,
Consumers, like most people, want to take a gentle approach so as not to offend the people they are approaching. Unfortunately, in the meantime, serious ongoing abuse and negligence is invisibilized.
“AEHA Chris Brown to Ontario health DM Michael Decter about ignoring ongoing lethal abuse”. 1993.,
"Perhaps in the nearly two years its taken for you to get back to us you have forgotten the principal issue expressed, the physical and emotional abuse of persons disabled by environmental sensitivities by members of the medical profession and others in the health care system."
“People contacted in Ontario Ministry of Health psych hospitals concerning CNS reactors and suicides”. 1993.,
This is a list of contacts in phsych hospitals owned and operated by the Ontario Ministry of Health who were contacted to find out 1) How many suicides had there been in their hospital in the past 10 years, and 2) of the people who suicided, how many had been assessed to see if sensitivities were a cause or exacerbating factor in the central nervous system dysfunction.
“CBC Board of Governors 1989”. 1989.,
These people were contacted about CBC's contribution to the killing of persons with sensitivities in health care.