Possible Denied Entry to Canada for Julien Blanc

(Below is a transcription of this video)

“Surrounding the Proposed Entry to Canada” by Julien Blanc. He’s a notorious pickup artist who writes books and gives seminars on how to “pick up women.” And there’s been a social media campaign to have him barred entry to Canada, preventing him from entering Canada. In Australia, the Immigration Minister, did just that in terms of allowing him to enter Australia.

Why he was Denied Entry 

Why? Morally, the minister, I suppose, found it offensive that he was promoting some misogynist ideas about picking up women and using some underhanded techniques, etcetera. Look, it is maybe the case that his guy is morally offensive, controversial, someone who you definitely don’t want your daughter to date, but is that a ground for denying him entry into a democratic and supposedly free country? Absolutely not. This gentleman, or let’s not call him a gentleman, this speaker is not violating anyone’s rights, is not going out there and hurting anybody physically. He may be saying some controversial things, which are very offensive, but how do you fight against that?

You protest, you counter his ideas, but you don’t get the government to put a wall in front of him so he can’t exercise his mobility rights, rights that we all take for granted unfortunately. So look, I’m not saying I’m in support in any way, shape or form of his ideas, but I do defend his right to speak. And the freedom of speech is extremely, extremely important in a free and demographic society.

Reasons for Inadmissibility in Canada

In Canadian law, individuals are not permitted to enter Canada based on criminality and or posing danger to the public. Communicable diseases, in some cases, could result in a bar of entry. There are some legitimate grounds for the government to deny your entry. And if you want to enter and if you fit in one of those categories, you can apply for a temporary resident permit, which would, if it’s approved, would allow you to enter Canada for a limited time.

But this individual has committed no offense, is not a danger to the public in terms of the potential of committing an offense. So I really think that the government should not use its power to moralize, to prevent individuals based on what it perceives as morally offensive grounds. That’s a dangerous and slippery slope. And Canadians should be well aware of the dangers of allowing the government to dictate morality using its power for entry and exits to Canada. Thank you and have a great day.

Have you Been Denied Entry Into Canada? 

Have you been denied entry to Canada? Or do you think you might be denied entry when you try to enter? We can help you. Contact us today to learn more about your options if you have been denied entry.

Michael Niren

About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more

The content and comments of this blog are not legal advise and and may not be accurate or complete. If you require legal advice, contact a licensed legal practitioner directly. If you post on this blog, you assume full responsibility for disclosing your identity to the public and VisaPlace nor its affiliates are not responsible for protecting your privacy nor your identity concerning your participation in our blog and you assume any risks in participating.

Customer Reviews

Completely smooth process. Rania did a great job in my Canada work permit. The team is absolutely competent and knowledgeable. Alicea was so amazing and was able to answer any of my questions immediately. I had peace of mind throughout the application. I would recommend them to other friends looking for assistance with their applications.

Theressa Jaranillain the last week

I highly recommend VisaPlace to anyone seeking help with navigating the legal minefield that is Permanent Residency. As someone who is very easily stressed, Lauren & Mariana have saved me a lot of sleepless nights. They are fast, efficient, reliable and honest and I will be telling any of my friends to use them for immigration. Thanks to them, my future with my husband in Canada is bright

Hannah James2 weeks ago

Visa place is the best!!! I use Yasmeen to do paperwork work for my mom to come to Canada and she was amazing. Very helpful and always reply to your email promptly. My experience was awesome everything was a success and I will recommend VISA PLACE to anyone who want quick and successful results. Thank to all the team at Visa Place but a special thank you to Yasmeen again.

Donnica Waugha month ago