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Thursday, October 05, 2006

What would you do to stay in Canada?

Have sex with a Liberal? For one woman that was just too much…

Former Toronto City Councillor Steve Ellis has been suspended from the Immigration and Refugee Board for allegedly trying to exchange sex with a woman for residence in Canada (Sun Media)

Hello? Hello Canadian news media? Are we done looking at U.S. Republican Mark Foley yet? I want to know a little more about this bastard.

Posted by Darcey on October 5, 2006 in Current Affairs | Permalink


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isnt that iggys brother. christ i wouldnt want to immigrate to canada if i saw him. ah, the liberals, it just gets better and better all the time

Posted by: john a. | 2006-10-05 8:22:23 PM

this should be a postcard for toronto. come to toronto if you have sex with me. actually he looks like a toronto ndp candidate. but then whats the differance

Posted by: john a. | 2006-10-05 8:43:11 PM

Who's more desperate = the potential refugee or this guy? I'd say this guy. What a maroon.

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2006-10-05 8:59:59 PM

what idiot in the liberal party appointed him. oh i forgot where talking about the liberal party. is this guy dead? just wondering if he donated. is that jack layton behind him

Posted by: john a. | 2006-10-05 9:06:45 PM

Who appointed this guy to the IRB?
Judy Sgro?

Posted by: Joe Molnar | 2006-10-05 9:16:29 PM

Disclaimer: I am no prize, but I would have to drink at least a 60 ouncer of rye before I would even consider doing him.

Jumping Jasus on a pogo stick that guy looks like a cross between Tiny Tim and a telebubie.

Posted by: Honey Pot | 2006-10-05 9:31:58 PM

That's a man?

Posted by: missing link | 2006-10-05 9:34:01 PM

"Hello? Hello Canadian news media? Are we done looking at U.S. Republican Mark Foley yet? I want to know a little more about this bastard."

Google news gives me 408 hits for "Steve Ellis". What makes you think the story is being ignored? Stop bitching and start reading!

Posted by: Mark Logan | 2006-10-05 9:35:09 PM


this is an echo chamber in which the whining is very loud and the content very thin.

Don't worry, they'll find something else they can cry about in ohh... five minutes?

Posted by: Snowrunner | 2006-10-05 9:37:47 PM

hey show some respect, this man is a liberal party appointee, and he is not dead, i dont think, although dont quote me on that

Posted by: john a. | 2006-10-05 9:52:22 PM

holy shit this is the liberals idea of protecting our borders

Posted by: john a. | 2006-10-05 9:56:49 PM

The best part is that this South Korean woman had a boyfriend who taped the entire affair (no pun intended.) This loser was caught redhanded (also no pun intended) and should pay the price. Now this judge can be judged himself (pun intended!)

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2006-10-05 10:02:59 PM

You gotta hand him marks for consistency - he's as ugly outside as he is inside.

Posted by: Kathryn | 2006-10-05 11:19:42 PM

Pardon me for feeling compassionate for a moment (not to excuse his misbehaviour), but I've been staring at that picture for ten minutes, and after the various limbic responses damped out, I'm left with the feeling that this is one sad case of a man. I wonder why some people take such lack of care? We're a funny species, aren't we?

Posted by: Vitruvius | 2006-10-05 11:48:01 PM

[zapped! - ed.]

Posted by: Lady | 2006-10-05 11:49:11 PM

Oh please, I call bullshit. Lady doesn't talk like that. May we have the next fraud please?

Posted by: Vitruvius | 2006-10-06 12:00:10 AM

I hate to break it to 'ya folks, but methinks that "Lady" has done enough "sucking" in her lifetime to satisfy any liberal for an eternity. By the way, isn't it fascinating how lefties always resort to threats or to ad hominem attacks because they lack the intellectual armament to do anything else?

Ah, Canadian universities - where mediocrity and ideological fanaticism happily couple.

Posted by: bk | 2006-10-06 1:20:32 AM

I think, BK, that by over-generalizing your argument against universities, you are not being fair to those departments that do not exhibit the sickness you describe, and to the people who inhabit said departments and study there.

Posted by: Vitruvius | 2006-10-06 1:45:21 AM

Lady, we can surely make a point without resorting to such gutter language.
Wouldn't drag Universities into it, judging by the language of some, let's hope they never saw the inside of a University.

That anyone would hire this blob of humanity called Ellis should be of even more concern, never mind if he's Liberal or NDP. We know he's likely to be one or the other to have served on Toronto City Council.

The Lefties and their cohorts in the press can lay off Foley, he's not our concern, they have one of their own to write about. Tough!

Posted by: Liz J | 2006-10-06 6:13:30 AM

Liz J,
That surely wasn't Lady at 11:49:11.

The perfidy of Liberal party appointees continues apace. If this story is true it is corruption at it's lowest. This guy should be working for the UN not the Canadian government.

That said, if there is a lot of this kind of thing going on I don't think immigrants who are victims of shakedowns, sexual or otherwise, will be voting Liberal.

Posted by: Speller | 2006-10-06 6:50:40 AM

Why do the MSM obsess over another twdry Librano scndle when the real issue this year is the north American union which is being constructed by policy centered in Washington at an alrming pace without congressional or parliamentary oversight....is the nation's sovereignty of more concern that the pathetic sex trading of some degenerate Liberal endomorph?

If you subscibe to the Canadian blab-feed MSM you'd think not.

Posted by: Wlyonmackenzie | 2006-10-06 7:15:42 AM

Wlyonmackenzie: We have got to go with the flow. The Lefties choose to pick up on an American Republican's peccadillos trying to link it to the Canadian Conservatives in some pathetic way, so it follows on. The Liberals in turn do not wish to talk about one of their own like this Bird, Ellis.
Belinda's tryst is another story of no interest to the Libs and their friends in the MSM. Guess what we keep hearing about? Foley!

Posted by: Liz J | 2006-10-06 10:44:02 AM

Steve Ellis is one charmin' mother f**cking pig.

Posted by: Duke | 2006-10-06 11:09:38 AM

Or at least a Richard head.

Posted by: Set you free | 2006-10-06 11:26:19 AM


I am deeply offended that someone would use my name "Lady" and post such a disgusting thing as he/she did.

I will be sending an Email to Mr Levant, requesting that this ugly person not be permitted access here, to contaminate this debate, with such ugliness.

Posted by: Lady | 2006-10-06 12:05:35 PM

And as for the issue of Steve Ellis, makes me wonder just how many other people, men and women included, have been sexually abused by Mr Ellis or any number of other individuals who have attained positions of authority. Abuse of authority and sexual abuse is typically the kind of thing that people without principle, exceed at.

In relation to the individual who posted under my speudonym, their Email address is [email protected]

Sounds very similar to [email protected]

I have to wonder whether the j stands for jihad, and if it is just another ignorant islamofacist here to do damage. Yet actually, I have to say that it appears to be someone without any maturity, with the cognitive development lower than Beavus and Butthead.

I do not believe such a thing as being an impostor, as that person has done, warrants consideration under the right of freedom of speach. To me, what he stated was not freedom of speach, but abuse of the right to freedom of speach, and I do hope that he gets removed from this site.

In future, if you see anything like that again, please be rest assured that I would never ever say anything vulgar like that, whether through my pseudonym or through my actual identity.

Posted by: Lady | 2006-10-06 12:43:25 PM

I wonder if Mr. Ellis was suspended with pay.
I wonder if he will receive a goldern handshake if he's terminated?
I wonder.

Posted by: Howard Roark | 2006-10-06 12:45:26 PM

Oh, and there are people uglier than that person above, who are in happy relationships, who would never abuse people sexually, there are people who look fine, who would.

I would not get all bent out of shape over this guys looks, although you have to admit, that the fact that he looks unkept, sends chills down the spine of most women. What intelligent people should be seeing, is the fact that a person without principle, was permitted to be in a position of authority over others, and who allegedly used his position to extort sexual favours in exchange for matters very close to the heart of Canada. Hopefully, there will be penalties fitting the crime, as he has insulted the integrity of all Canadians, and lowered the view of Canada in the eyes of so many people. Hopefully, justice will be done, and not just an application of the law.

Posted by: Lady | 2006-10-06 12:51:48 PM

Liz J
To my thoughts,you have come closest to hitting on my initial reaction to this thread.Humor and immature vulgarity aside,I see no place for slandering an entire political movement,right or left,for the actions of a few public personalities.
All of us humans,as individuals,suffer a massive variety of obsessions and compulsions,addictions,fetishes,phobias,etc.,etc..Nowhere do these tendencies cause us more trouble than the arena of human sexuality.It is not limited to any type of political ideology.IT IS HUMAN NATURE!Today a con...tommorrow a lib...next week a dipper.
This reveals much of the bunkered mindset of those who only see through partisan-colored glasses....My side can do no wrong,your side can do no right.That type of mentality may be perfectly OK if you are rooting for a hockey team,it is completely dishonest if you are interested in any type of serious political discussion.It reminds me of the ridiculous reactions to floor crossings...if they came to my side they are good and smart...if they crossed to the other side,they are evil and stupid.What utter hypocrisy.
This is a matter of attempted extortion and rape,his political leanings are of zero relevance.If indeed guilty,he is simply a person of bad character.There seems to be no shortage of individuals with this affliction in any of our parties.

BTW...Lady...You have my empathy on your identity here being stolen and abused.

Posted by: Canadian Observer | 2006-10-06 1:38:24 PM

They have proof of his proposition on tape, what more is needed to send him packing. The Conservative government acted quickly but it's the lengthy and costly 'due process" we have to deal with.
We have to wonder how these various sex fiends just happen to land jobs which give them opportunities to exploit the vulnerable.
Wonder too if thoughts of their wives and families run through their pea brains when they're up to this unscrupulous behaviour? Oh, forgot, they have no scruples.

To the "real" Lady, thanks for clearing that up. How can we deal with such posters?

Posted by: Liz J | 2006-10-06 1:49:15 PM

Canadian Observer and Liz J,

Thank you for recognizing the im-poster.

The moderator of this shotgun blog has the power to remove such abusers from entering into the debate. I have written to them, and asked them to remove the individual from the blog site, as what he/she stated was truly offensive. And yet, the nature of the offense in relation to the freedom of speach, was not the issue so much as it was the abuse of the freedom of speach, and them posing as someone else, that being me.

Therefore, I believe the only thing that can be done, is to first recognize when a post appears out of character, and second, recognize that when an abuse of the freedom of speach is occurring, to request the moderator remove the offender. You may recall someone used Ezra Levant's name in the same manner. I fell for it, as it is very easy to do so.

Lastly, I have recognized that those who are oppossed to the freedom of speach in its honest form, and the journalistic right and integrity, and the position against terrorists, as well as freedom to hold legitimate debate, will often try to use tactics such as imposter, to benefit their own cause. We should not balk at such feeble attempts, and recognize them as the cowardly tactics so very typical of so many on the left.

Posted by: Lady | 2006-10-06 2:28:08 PM

Only in Canada, eh? And here I thought that it was Michael Moore. Were I a woman, I'd pass too.

Posted by: Alain | 2006-10-06 5:09:14 PM


For HEAVEN'S sake, post a warning before you put up that kind of a picture! I thought this was a family website!

Posted by: Jason Hickman | 2006-10-06 5:41:49 PM

He might well receive ' the Order of Canada'

Posted by: Frico | 2006-10-06 6:31:15 PM

Canadian Observer: Taking sides is the nature of politics. The old immature one-upmanship is being played now more than ever given the situation with the disarray of the Liberal Party, they can't handle defeat.
To use the Foley story from the US and try make a link with our government is pretty desperate.
No doubt guys like Ellis could happen under any Party, but if they wish to play that game we have to toss the odd retort and we should all be talking about such outrageous behaviour and condemning it on all sides of the spectrum.

Posted by: Liz J | 2006-10-06 6:59:44 PM

The left wing media loves to play up any peccadillo that is even remotely linked to the conservatives.I wish someone in the media would take the trouble to check out the link betwen the leader of the libs,Graham, and his penchant for child prositutes,Metherel. A story that was totally buried to save face for the libs and the gay community.

Posted by: wallyj | 2006-10-06 7:12:22 PM

Liz J wrote: To use the Foley story from the US and try make a link with our government is pretty desperate.

Very true. BTW, here’s what Pat Buchanan wrote about the Foley situation.

Mark Foley’s Oprah Defense
by Patrick J. Buchanan - October 6, 2006

Like all such scandals, the matter of Mark Foley and his lurid valentines to congressional pages is instructive for what it reveals, and not just about Foley, but about his party, its leaders and us. Having checked in to "rehab," after it was revealed that he had written salacious e-mails and instant messages to pages, Foley shoved his lawyer out front to say he was an alcoholic, gay and had been abused by a clergyman as a boy.

What is Foley up to?

Rather than speak directly to the charge against him — that he is a homosexual with the hots for teenage boys — Foley’s lawyer is entering a plea, in the court of public opinion, of diminished capacity.

Foley is portraying himself not as a sexual predator out to pick up boys, an unappealing figure, but a victim of compulsive forces over which he had no control and for which he cannot be held accountable.

Call it the Larry King-Oprah defense. Even as he takes "full responsibility" for his lewd and lascivious conduct, his lawyer implies he didn’t know what he was doing. The e-mails and IMs were sent in an alcoholic-induced stupor — between votes on the House floor.

Will it work? Perhaps. The shamed and shunned Foley will appear increasingly as a figure of interest, and then of sympathy, in our forgiving society. Offers of six-figure book advances are probably in the mail.

What does the episode say about Speaker Hastert and the GOP? Surely, it speaks poorly of their executive decisiveness, though, thus far, it does not speak all that badly of them as human beings.

All of them knew Foley was gay. All of them had to recognize that the early e-mails — where Foley was asking for a picture of a departed page now 1,000 miles away — were warning flags.

With this limited knowledge, Foley’s colleagues did what Fox News and the Miami Herald did. They chose not to reveal the e-mails, which would have outed Foley, ruined his career and destroyed his life, as they had no evidence he had committed any indecent act with the pages under their supervision.

Two decades ago, Gerry Studds of Massachusetts attempted the seduction of several pages, and had an affair with one and took him off on a European tryst. Though censured, Studds was re-elected five times and given a chairmanship by the Democratic Party of Nancy Pelosi — which now professes itself sickened at how Denny Hastert and Co. tried to protect the homosexual in their midst, who, while committing sins of desire, has, as far as we know, committed no lewd or indecent act.

Would this be the same Democratic Party that supports giving condoms to junior-high students and booed the Boy Scout honor guard at its Los Angeles Convention in 2000, because the Scouts refuse to permit homosexuals to be scoutmasters and take kids camping?

Hillary Clinton has marched in the annual New York Gay Pride Parade. For years, that parade had a float carrying members of NAMBLA, the North American Man-Boy Love Association, whose monomania is the elimination of the age of consent for sex between men and boys.

Alfred Kinsey in "Sexual Behavior and the American Male" reported on experiments he himself oversaw to prove the psychic benefits of sex between men, boys, tots and even infants. And this sicko had a Hollywood movie, "Kinsey," starring Liam Neeson, celebrate his genius.

In Washington, D.C., the most Democratic precinct in America, the age of consent is 16. Had Foley and his heartthrob skipped off to a motel, there would have been no crime involved. Yet Foley has the FBI on his trail for sending lewd e-mails to a 16-year-old.

If the Republican House leadership is guilty of anything, it is of being too tolerant, of allowing Political Correctness, a fear of being called homophobic, to trump common sense.

Whether we admit it or not, many male homosexuals have a thing for teenage boys, which is why so many of them wind up with black eyes when they try to pick them up.

The GOP leadership should have seen instantly, from the early e-mails, that Foley was one of these, and followed up to see if there was more than one page with whom he was flirting. If the pages knew Foley was someone to steer clear of, why did not the leadership?

Yet, even if the GOP takes the hit in November for this sordid, squalid mess, the party of gay activists is setting the bar mighty high for its libertine wing. If salacious e-mails to teens are now a capital crime, Foley is not going to be the last congressmen outed and ousted.

Posted by: No Spin Zone | 2006-10-06 7:19:57 PM

so does this mean we can find him in the senate if the liberals get re-elected

Posted by: john a. | 2006-10-07 2:48:50 PM

Sure strange how there are so many sexually diverse people in the human race coming out and flaunting what really is a freak of Nature. As well the great obsession and perversion associated with transgender, homosexual, pedophilia, and any number of sexual deviations from what was once considered "normal"to this point where anything goes. We see some very troubling behaviour and sad results.
No one denies the fact of alternate sexuality, it's the perversions which spring from it.
One obvious result is people like Foley preying on the young and vulnerable, many of whom may not realize their own true bents as to sexuality.
We should all be concerned and less blase‘ about this serious degeneration of Human behaviour.
Political Correctness will take us to places we never expected to go,

Posted by: Liz J | 2006-10-08 2:34:01 PM

I do not trust liberals or Koreans!

Posted by: ewpaddon | 2006-10-08 6:52:52 PM

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