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  • Winnipeg, Manitoba | Hearings | National Citizens Inquiry

    Button Button Winnipeg, Manitoba April 13 - 15, 2023 Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Day 1 Toronto Day 1 Winnipeg Winnipeg Day 1 - April 13 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Dr. Jessica Rose Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharya Deanna McLeod James Erskine Shea Ritchie Sharon Vickner Pierre Attallah Tobias Tissen Michael Welch Micheal Vogiatzakis Michael MacIver Ches Crosbie – Closing Day 2 Toronto Day 2 Winnipeg Winnipeg Day 2 - April 14 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Patrick Allard Jeffrey Tucker Diedrich Wall Natalie K Bjorklund Gordon Brian Giesbrecht Martha Voth Sara Martens Sean Howe Michelle Kucher Charles Hooper Don Woodstock Dr. Gerald Bohemier Carley Walterson-Dupuis Shelley Overwater Ches Crosbie – Closing Statements Day 3 Toronto Day 3 Winnipeg Winnipeg Day 3 - April 15 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Cassandra Schroeder Steven Setka Steven Kiedyk Devon Sexstone Leigh Vossen Brandon Pringle Richard Abbott Robert Ivan Holloway Jessica Kraft David Leis Mike Vogiatzakis Kyra Pituley Michelle Malkoske Todd McDougall Michel Gagnon Ches Crosbie – Closing Sit Down Summaries by Michelle Leduc Catlin One on One Interviews with Michelle Leduc Catlin Pierre Attalah Shea Ritchie Don Woodstock Martha Voth Cassandra Shroeder David Leis Leigh Vossen Heather Genik

  • Ottawa, Ontario | Hearings | National Citizens Inquiry

    Button Ottawa, Ontario May 17 - 19, 2023 Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Day 1 Toronto Day 1 Winnipeg Day 1 Sask Day 1 Red Deer Day 1 QC Day 1 Ottawa Ottawa Day 1 - May 17 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Denis Rancourt Natasha Gonek Cathy Jones Catherine Austin Fitts Dr. Stephen Malthouse Sheila Lewis Kristen Nagle Madison Peake Mallory Flank Adam Zimpel M Tisir Otahbachi Tisir Louise MacDonald Ches Crosbie – Closing Statements Day 2 Toronto Day 2 Winnipeg Day 2 Sask Day 2 Red Deer Day 2 QC Day 2 Ottawa Ottawa Day 2 - May 18 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements James Corbett Rodney Palmer Marianne Klowak Samantha Monaghan Dr. David Speicher Jean-Phillippe Chabot Dr. Edward Leyton Dr. Keren Epstein-Gilboa David Freiheit (Viva Frei) Anita Krishna William Bigger Capt. Scott Routly Laurier Mantil Maurice Gatien Ches Crosbie – Closing Statements Day 3 Toronto Day 3 Winnipeg Day 3 Sask Day 3 Red Deer Day 3 QC Day 3 Ottawa Ottawa Day 3 - May 19 Shawn Buckley – Opening Dr. Christopher Shoemaker Melanie Alexander Dr. Kyle Grice Jeff Wilson Dr. Daniel Nagase Pascal Najadi Aidan Coulter Navid Sadikali Kimberly Warren James Lunney Lyne Vandenplas Jerry Manegre Ches Crosbie – Closing Shawn Buckley – Closing

  • Commissioners | National Citizens Inquiry

    Meet the Commissioners Pursuant to the Mandate and Terms of Reference outlined by the National Citizens Inquiry, we as fully Independent Commissioners have inquired into the appropriateness and efficacy of the interventions undertaken by the governing authorities in Canada, including the federal, provincial, and territorial governments in response to the COVID-19 (C-19) Pandemic. Interim Report Final Report Dr. Bernard Massie Bernard Massie, Ph.D., graduated in microbiology and immunology from the University of Montreal in 1982 and completed a three-year postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University studying DNA tumor viruses. He worked at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) from 1985 to 2019 as a biotechnology researcher and held various management positions, including the position of Acting Director General of the Therapeutics in Human Health Center from 2016 to 2019. He has devoted a significant part of his career to the development of integrated bioprocesses for the industrial production of therapeutic antibodies and adenovirus vaccines. He was also an associate professor in the department of microbiology and immunology at the University of Montreal from 1998 to 2019. He is currently an independent consultant in biotechnology. Ken Drysdale, FEC, P.Eng. Ken Drysdale is an executive engineer with over 40 years of experience as a Professional Engineer, which includes 29 years experience in the development and management of national and regional engineering businesses. Ken is currently retired from full time practice as a consulting engineer, but continues to be active in the area of forensic engineering, investigations, preparation of expert reports and expert testimony at trial, arbitrations, and mediations. He has testified as expert witness at trials in Manitoba and Ontario. He has acted as the arbitrator and mediator in disputes. Janice Kaikkonen Janice Kaikkonen’s passion is community outreach. She works primarily with vulnerable populations and youth. Academically, she holds degrees in Island Studies (M.A.), English and Political Science (B.A.), and Public Administration. Janice has taught in both K-12 and post-secondary education (Faculty of Arts, Education, Journalism, pre-Med). Her research specialization involves the intersection of public policy and the social fabric which has led Janice to pursue a Ph.D in Theology and Discipleship. Professionally, Janice served as a researcher on the PEI Task Force for Student Achievement, as Coordinator for Canadian Blood Services, and was a contributing member to the Supply Chain Management Sector Council. At one point, Janice established a transportation service for adults with special needs and owned/operated a summer day camp for youth. In her spare time, Janice enjoys reading and writing, and leading workshops on effective communications and media. ​ Currently, Janice serves as an elected trustee for Bluewater District School Board. Married to Reima, they have 7 children and 17 grandchildren. They live on a farm in Southgate, Ontario. Heather DiGregorio Heather DiGregorio is a senior law partner at a regional law firm located in Calgary, Alberta. Heather has nearly 20 years of experience in the areas of tax planning and dispute resolution, which involves assisting her clients to navigate the complex and ever-evolving Canadian tax landscape. She is a past executive member of each of the Canadian Bar Association (Taxation Specialists) and the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society. She continues to be a frequent speaker and presenter at these organizations, as well as at the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Tax Executives Institute. Repeatedly recognized within the legal community as an expert and leading lawyer, Heather has represented clients at all levels of Court, including the Alberta Court of King’s Bench, the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

  • Quebec City, Quebec | Hearings | National Citizens Inquiry

    Button Button Québec City, Québec May 11 - 13, 2023 Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Day 1 Toronto Day 1 Winnipeg Day 1 Sask Day 1 Red Deer Day 1 QC Québec City Day 1 - May 11 Philippe Meloni – Opening Statements Didier Raoult Mélissa Sansfaçon Pierre Chaillot Jean-Marc Sabatier Christian Perronne Caroline Foucault Christian Linard Josée Belleville Denis Rancourt Christian Leray Day 2 Toronto Day 2 Winnipeg Day 2 Sask Day 2 Red Deer Day 2 QC Québec City Day 2 - May 12 Philippe Meloni, Ches Crosbie – Opening Carole Avoine Hélène Banoun Christine Cotton Lynette Tremblay Marylaine Belair Amélie Paul Stéphane Hamel Dr. Barry Bregar Évelyne Therrien Sabine Hazan Stéphane Blais René Lavigueur Francois Amalega Shawn Buckley Philippe Meloni – Closing Day 3 Toronto Day 3 Winnipeg Day 3 Sask Day 3 Red Deer Day 3 QC Québec City Day 3 - May 13 Philippe Meloni, Shawn Buckley – Opening Jérémie Miller Jérôme Sainton Michel Chossudovsky Gary LaLancette Lily Monier Vincent Cantin Myriam Bohémier Eloise Boies Luc Harvey Marc-André Paquette Dr. Jean Saint-Arnaud Patrick Provost

  • Donate | National Citizens Inquiry

    Support Truth and Accountability Donate to the National Citizens Inquiry Cheques Mail to Citizens Inquiry Canada 150 Elgin Street, 8th Floor Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4 Credit Card Powered by Stripe Donate E-Transfer Email to: donations@nationalcitizensinquiry.com Thank You For Your Continued Support In 2023, the National Citizens Inquiry embarked on an unprecedented journey, hosting 24 days of hearings across 8 cities in Canada. Over 300 brave witnesses stepped forward to testify about the profound impact of COVID-19 policies enforced by the Canadian government. Their stories painted a vivid picture of the challenges faced by our communities. ​ The members of Citizens Inquiry Canada again express their heartfelt appreciation to the tens of thousands of Canadians who financially contributed to make the NCI 2023 happen and accomplish all that has been achieved to date. In full recognition that each of NCI's contributors are stakeholders in this ongoing national effort, the financial statements for our initial year of operation, along with the report of the independent auditors can be viewed at this link . ​ Since September 2023, our commitment to advancing our follow-on mandate has remained unwavering: to foster the swift and effective implementation and adoption of the NCI's report recommendations by relevant authorities. This endeavor has necessitated additional expenditures, including the ongoing translation of the entire report into French, expenses related to the auditor's report, and continual communication efforts. As we venture into 2024, our mission remains clear: to implement the commissioners' recommendations and pave the way for a brighter future. But we can't do it alone. We need your support. ​ Your continued generosity will fuel our efforts to hold those in power accountable and seek justice for all Canadians. Together, we can create a nation where transparency, integrity, and fairness prevail. Join us in shaping the future of Canada. Together, we can make a difference. Donate today and be a part of the change. Thank you for your unwavering support! Cheques Mail to Citizens Inquiry Canada 150 Elgin Street, 8th Floor Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4 Credit Card Powered by Stripe Donate

  • Truro, Nova Scotia | Hearings | National Citizens Inquiry

    Button Truro, Nova Scotia March 16 - 18, 2023 Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Day 1 Toronto Day 1 Truro Truro Day 1 - March 16 Ches Crosbie - Opening Statements Dr. Chris Milburn Dr. Peter McCullough Dr. Patrick Phillips Cathy Careen Shelly Hipson Dr. Stephen Bate Vonnie Allen Leigh-Anne Coolen Chet Chisholm Artur Anselm Kassandra Murray Day 2 Toronto Day 2 Truro Truro Day 2 - March 17 Ches Crosbie - Opening Statements Darrell Shelley Terry LaChappelle Peter Van Caulart Amie Johnson Kathy Howland Allison Petten Elizabeth Cummings Dr. Joseph Fraiman Paula Doiron Chief Greg Burke Sabrina McGrath Pastor Jason McVicar Bliss Behar Joe Behar Day 3 Toronto Day 3 Truro Truro Day 3 - March 18 Dr. Laura Braden Dr. Matthew Tucker Dr. Aris Lavranos Dr. Dion Davidson Ellen Smith Scott Spidle Janessa Blauvelt Dr. Jordan B. Peterson Josephine Fillier Linda Adshade Katrina Burns Kirk Desrosiers Tami Clarke Ches Crosbie - Closing Statements Sit Down Summary by Michelle Leduc Catlin One on One Interviews with Michelle Leduc Catlin Tami & Kirk Dr. Laura Braden Shelley Hipson Kassandra Murray

  • Red Deer, Alberta | Hearings | National Citizens Inquiry

    Button Button Red Deer, Alberta April 26 - 28, 2023 Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Day 1 Toronto Day 1 Winnipeg Day 1 Sask Day 1 Red Deer Red Deer Day 1 - April 26 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Joelle Valliere Catherine Chistensen Daniel Bulford Dr. Gregory Chan Sünje Peterson Tracy Walker Judy Soroka Dean Beaudry Colin Murphy Kyrianna Reimer Leah Cottam Jacques Robert Sherry Strong Shawn Buckley – Closing Statements Day 2 Toronto Day 2 Winnipeg Day 2 Sask Day 2 Red Deer Red Deer Day 2 - April 27 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Lt. Col. David Redman Dr. Justin Chin Scott Crawford Michelle Ellert Dianne Molstad Dr. Curtis Wall Angela Tabak Drue Taylor Jeffrey Rath Regina Goman Babita Rana Madison Lowe Garry Bredeson Lt. Col. David Redman Shawn Buckley – Closing Statements Day 3 Toronto Day 3 Winnipeg Day 3 Sask Day 3 Red Deer Red Deer Day 3 - April 28 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Chris Scott Dr. Misha Susoeff Pastor James Coates Dr. Eric Payne John Carpay Dr. Jay J. Couey Sierra Rotchford Grace Neustaedter Suzanne Brauti Darcy Hasch Jennifer Curry Shawn Buckley – Closing Statements Sit Down Summaries by Michelle Leduc Catlin One on One Interviews with Michelle Leduc Catlin Tracy Walker Catherine Christensen Angela Tabak Lt. Col David Redman Chris Scott Dr. Misha Susoef

  • Vancouver British Columbia | Hearings | National Citizens Inquiry

    Button Button Vancouver, British Columbia May 2 - 4, 2023 Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Day 1 Toronto Day 1 Winnipeg Day 1 Sask Day 1 Red Deer Day 1 Vancover Vancouver Day 1 - May 2 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements William Munroe Vanessa Rocchio Philip Davidson Dr. Matthew Cockle Deanna McLeod Serena Steven Dr. Chris Shaw Alan Cassels Sean Taylor Shawn Buckley – Closing Statements Day 2 Toronto Day 2 Winnipeg Day 2 Sask Day 2 Red Deer Day 2 Vancouver Vancouver Day 2 - May 3 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Dr. Greg Passey Kim Hunter Caroline Hennig Edward Dowd Aurora Bisson Montpetit Dr. Charles Hoffe Jeff Sandes James Jones Lisa Bernard Dr. Steven Pelech Dr. Ben Sutherland Day 3 Toronto Day 3 Winnipeg Day 3 Sask Day 3 Red Deer Day 3 Vancouver Vancouver Day 3 - May 4 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Patricia Leidl James Kitchen Liam (William) Sturgess Kristin Ditzel Lindsay Kenny Theodore (Ted) Kuntz Gail Davidson Douglas Allen Zoran Boskovic Wayne Llewellyn Paul Hollyoak Shaun Mulldoon Camille Mitchell Shawn Buckley – Closing Statements

  • Toronto, Ontario | Hearings | National Citizens Inquiry

    Button Button Toronto, Ontario March 30 - April 1, 2023 Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Day 1 Toronto Toronto Day 1 - March 30 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Rodney Palmer Dr. Robert Malone Dr. Bruce Pardy Marc Auger Catherine Swift Elizabeth Galvin Oliver Kennedy Richard Lizotte Vittoria McGuire Deanna McLeod Remus Nasui Leanne Duke James Paquin Day 2 Toronto Toronto Day 2 - March 31 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Rick Nicholls Lynn Kofler Thomas Marazzo Laura Jeffery Sean Mitchell Natasha Petite Tamara Ugolini Michael Alexander Cindy Campbell Dr. Heather Church Dr. Wesley Mack Rev. Randy Banks Meredith Klitzke Kimberly Snow Greg Hill Ksenia Usenko Day 3 Toronto Toronto Day 3 - April 1 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Jay McCurdy Julie Pinder Catarina Burguete Dr. Eric Payne Colleen Brandse Jason Kurz Scarlett Martyn Dan Hartman Dr. Irvin Studin Dr. Mark Trozzi Vincent Gircys Maureen Somers Dianne Spaulding Jan Francey Sit Down Summaries by Michelle Leduc Catlin One on One Interviews with Michelle Leduc Catlin Elizabeth Galvin Colleen Brandse Tom Marazzo Laura Jeffrey Bruce Pardy

  • Hearings | National Citizens Inquiry

    Explore 8 Cities | 24 Days | 305 Witnesses National Citizens Inquiry Hearings Discover firsthand accounts and sworn testimonies from hearings across Canada as part of the 2023 National Citizens Inquiry. Truro, NS March 16 - 18, 2023 Watch Testimonies Toronto, ON March 30 - April 1, 2023 Watch Testimonies Winnipeg, MB April 13 - 15, 2023 Watch Testimonies Saskatoon, SK April 20 - 22, 2023 Watch Testimonies Red Deer, AB April 26 - 28, 2023 Watch Testimonies Vancouver, BC May 2 - 4, 2023 Watch Testimonies Québec City, QC May 11 - 13, 2023 Watch Testimonies Ottawa, ON May 17 - 19, 2023 Watch Testimonies

  • Home Page | National Citizens Inquiry | Canada's Response to COVID-19

    National Citizens Inquiry Commissioners Report Inquiry into the Appropriateness and Efficacy of t he COVID-19 Response in Canada Ottawa : On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, the National Citizens Inquiry (NCI) released the final report of its months-long investigation into Canada’s response to COVID-19. This report follows the September 14 release of an interim report focused on the regulatory approval process and safety of COVID-19 vaccines. The Report was written by NCI’s four independent Commissioners: Chairperson Mr. Ken Drysdale, Ms. Heather DiGregorio, Ms. Janice Kaikkonen and Dr. Bernard Massie. The Report is the culmination of their efforts to: listen to the testimony of over 300 witnesses who told the Commissioners and all Canadians what happened to them during the COVID-19 crisis, or shared their expertise on subjects ranging from the economy and education, to mental health and medical science, to media and institutional censorship, to social harms and civic losses—to name just a few. learn how Canadians were affected by the policies enacted by governments and other organizations in response to COVID-19. recommend ways health and other crises can be better managed in future, to reduce and avoid the many harms that Canadians experienced since COVID-19 began in early 2020. The Commissioners expressed deep appreciation for the individuals and organizations who courageously came forward to share their experiences, expertise and perspectives, and which led to the report and recommendations now available here. Volumes 1 & 2: Summary | Analysis & Conclusions Volumes 3: Witness Tr anscripts Full Report: Commissioners Final Report Download Download Download Some features are temporarily inaccessible and will be posted again soon. Learn More Follow Us Concerns regarding the transparency of the National Citizens Inquiry. Please visit our FAQ page FAQs

  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan | Hearings | National Citizens Inquiry

    Button Button Saskatoon, Saskatchewan April 20 - 22, 2023 Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 Day 1 Toronto Day 1 Winnipeg Day 1 Sask Saskatoon Day 1 - April 20 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Dr. Francis Christian Steve Kirsch Dr. Francis Christian Angela Taylor Ann McCormack Randy Schiller Mark Friesen Joseph Bourgault Bryan Baraniski Cindy Stevenson Marjaleena Repo Shawn Buckley – Closing Statements Day 2 Toronto Day 2 Winnipeg Day 2 Sask Saskatoon Day 2 - April 21 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements James Kitchen Barry and Suzanne Thesen Dr. Maria Gutschi Stephanie Foster Ryan Orydzuk Adam Konrad Elodie Cossette Pastor Steven Flippin Charlotte Garrett Krista Hamilton Bridgette Hounjet Kelcy Travis Chantel Kona Barreda Lee Harding Day 3 Toronto Day 3 Winnipeg Day 3 Sask Saskatoon Day 3 - April 22 Shawn Buckley – Opening Statements Leighton Grey Jody McPhee Dr. Christopher Flowers Dr. Magda Havas James Blyth Zoey Jebb Samantha Lamb Carrie Sakamoto Mandy Geml Dr. Chong Wong Louise Wilson Heather Burgess Nadine Ness Michele Tournier Shawn Buckley – Closing Statements Sit Down Summaries by Michelle Leduc Catlin One on One Interviews with Michelle Leduc Catlin Dr. Francis Christian Marjaleena Repo Joseph Bourgault Ryan Orydzuk Jody McPhee Nadine Ness Zoey Jebb

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