#justiceforbear - https://www.change.org/justiceforbear
Most of us feel powerless to change the world we live in, but this is one of those times when our collective voice can be heard.
Those who follow our page will know the story of Jason (Bear) Marche, a Barrie man and father who on February 26th, 2022, was found dead in an uninsulated and illegal trailer he rented from a slumlord named Jason Hejja. Our stories can be found at:
https://www.fivepointsmedia.ca/housing-landlord-abuse-bear01.html - published February 27, 2022, and
https://www.fivepointsmedia.ca/housing-landlord-abuse-bear02.html - published March 2, 2022
We support the disabled, the poor, and the powerless. Our goal is to push for the prosecution of the slumlord who showed no concern for the health or safety of two tenants who collected Disability. He also defrauded ODSP, which is paid for by all taxpayers, by misrepresenting the trailer as being a legal dwelling.
We have started a petition at https://www.change.org/justiceforbear. It currently has about 200 signatures. We hope this video will inspire others to sign and to help us put pressure on the municipal and provincial governments to take action against the slumlord, instead of sweeping this under the rug in their own best interests. This is an election year for both of them, and their respective agencies are partially liable for allowing this situation to happen. Regardless, with enough pressure, we can turn the wheels of change and find #justiceforbear.
Please help us by sharing this post and promoting the petition at https://www.change.org/justiceforbear
Five Points Media has recently transitioned to become the Ontario Community Awareness Network, a provincially registered not-for-profit corporation. To the best of our knowledge, ours will be the only community channel of its kind.
We are looking for new programming ideas, with our focus being mostly on fringe and minority groups whose members are mostly ignored by mainstream media. These include, but are not limited to, the Indigenous population, People of Colour, members of the LGBTQQIP2SAA community, and people of various cultures and religions.
We will continue to donate all video and media services to registered charities and benevolent not-for-profit groups that promote unity and support all members of the community. Our eventual goal will be to expand our programming to cover all of Ontario through a network of regional bureau facilities. This service will help all people in Ontario to learn about each other and work in unity.