By Carlito Pablo
On August 29, Drew Noftle and about a dozen other Vancouver-based 9/11 truth seekers will set out east on board a private bus, holding rallies in different cities along the way to Montreal. There they will link up with other crusaders from across the country for a march to Ottawa that will culminate on the day the world marks the seventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the U.S.
As laid out in the 2004 report of the bipartisan 9/11 Commission created by American congressional legislation, “19 young Arabs acting at the behest of Islamist extremists headquartered in distant Afghanistan” carried out the deadliest terrorist strike ever on the U.S. mainland.
But according to Noftle, a founding member of the Vancouver 9/11 Truth Society, there has never been an official Canadian investigation into 9/11, which the 28-year-old English teacher noted is the principal reason why Canada is at war in Afghanistan.
“The main purpose of our group right now is we want to get a Canadian investigation into 9/11 in order to justify our war effort,” Noftle told the Georgia Straight. “If we don’t have a reason, we should pull out immediately.” ...
Do you support a Canadian investigation into 9/11?
Lisa Barrett, Bowen Island councillor and antiwar activist:
“If we constantly say we want an investigation…I think we’ll get bogged down in the details of what happened in 9/11 when what happened in 9/11 is affecting us on a daily basis, and a much deeper and comprehensive analysis is required to find out what is this process of militarization and how is fear used to control the population. It’s far more important that we have a conversation about that. ... ”