A high-profile antimasker charged with assaulting an Ontario police officer with a weapon is looking for support from Vancouver police.
In a speech at Sunset Beach on Sunday (May 23), Chris Sky, a.k.a. Chris Saccoccia, wants officers to stop enforcing public health orders.
At one point, Sky asked this question: "What do you think is going to happen to the bad cops who sided with evil?'"
He answered it this way: "Because when you make a deal with the devil, it doesn't work out the way you want."
"So law enforcement, I am appealing to you to: these are your people," Sky said of his sparse crowd of fellow antimaskers at Sunset Beach. "They love you. They want you in their communities. They value you in their communities.
"They look up to you as heroes," Sky continued. "They look up to you as saviours. They look up to you as their last line of defence against the tyranny being imposed on us."
On May 20, Toronto Police Service announced that Sky had been charged with three counts of uttering death threats and dangerous operation of a conveyance in addition to his charge of assaulting a police officer.
The assault charge came as a result of Sky allegedly hopping in a vehicle to get away from officers who had shown up at an address in York Region.
Police allege that Sky "threatened to shoot people several times over the phone", including "elected officials".
None of the allegations have been proven in court. Sky obtained bail on May 20.
He told people at Sunset Beach that "freedom fighters" drove him from Toronto to Vancouver so he could attend the rally, where he promoted his new book.
Sky also described law-enforcement officials as "shepherds" during his speech.
"You cannot trade your integrity for a paycheque," he said. "You cannot trade your values for keeping orders."
He also claimed to be nonviolent despite efforts to "paint me as a bad guy".
"'We advocate natural law: do no harm," Sky insisted. "That is why I am against the lockdown measures because all they're doing is harming the population."
He made several medical claims in his speech.
"We're getting women that have gone through menopause who are now bleeding again and they haven't even gotten the vaccine," Sky said at one point. "They've just been in close contact with people who've gotten the vaccine."
According to the Mayo Clinic, menopause is the end of menstruation and it's reached when a person has no period for 12 months.
"Vaginal bleeding after menopause isn't normal and should be evaluated by your doctor," the Mayo clinic advised on its website.
It notes that postmenopausal vaginal bleeding can be caused by many conditions, including cancer of the uterus, cervix, or vagina, bleeding from the urinary tract or rectum, and pelvic trauma.
Vancouver police have chosen not to fine the organizers of antimask protests in Vancouver, unlike their RCMP counterparts in Kelowna.
The Toronto Sun provided more information today on the allegations against Sky.
Police allege that Sky threatened to kill Ontario premier Doug Ford and all other Canadian premiers.
Sky's bail required him to spend nights at his home in Ontario, according to the newspaper report.