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Canada discontinues UFO investigations

Posted on Sunday, 10 March, 2013 | Comment icon 10 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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The Canadian government is no longer investigating UFO reports according to newly released documents.

While government agencies such as the Department of National Defence used to be responsible for looking in to reports of Unidentified Flying Objects in the skies over Canada, it seems now that authorities have taken to passing on such reports to volunteer civilian investigators. UFO researcher Chris Rutkowski has been publishing the Canadian UFO Survey since 1989 and is one of the few investigators still dealing with reports from members of the public.

According to Rutkowski there were 980 reports in 2011 and more still in 2012. "We do notice that for January, February, we are actually quite high in terms of numbers, so probably we’re going to be close to a record once again for 2012," he said. There are so many reports however that it's almost impossible for one man to investigate them all, as it stands his backlog stretches back for 12 months with no sign of improvement any time soon.

"Since 1989, Rutkowski has been publishing the Canadian UFO Survey, and has been maintaining the Ufology Research blog since 2005."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by itsnotoutthere on 9 March, 2013, 23:20
Seems sensible.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Royal on 10 March, 2013, 0:31
Is it a case of the Canadian government's disbelief or disinterest in the subject? Or more probably a budgetary restriction, in that by handing cases off to civilian investigators the same information is gained for free.
Comment icon #3 Posted by CT1993 on 10 March, 2013, 4:54
yea i think there just doing that because there no use investigating ufo reports because the UFO would be long gone by the time they recieved the report and the chances of it being in that same place are millions to one. I've seen many UFO's here in Canada one of them was while working too and me and 21 of my Co-workers seen it hovering over our fishing boat and following us back to the camp grounds where we unload our fish... my friends/Co-workers were whisteling at it, im like "shut your ballz up, what do want us to get abducted?!" lmao but i didn't bother reporting it to the government.. i ... [More]
Comment icon #4 Posted by pallidin on 10 March, 2013, 17:22
"Zork" you are now clear to invade the Earth country called Canada.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Andromedan Starseed 333 on 11 March, 2013, 0:42
wow 980 and more reports thats awesome however for one man i truly understand that is a lot.come on people we need to help the poor guy he is just one man.there's gotta be people sceintist,researchers and ufo investigators in the area that could offer him a help.come one guyswe want the truth well lets do our part and help each other and him.and no im not kidding.who cares about the non-believers or skeptics all they are is a distraction do not argue with them or even pay attention to their remarks and comments.they will only slow us down.lets focus on the UFOs and etc.we nned to stand as one ... [More]
Comment icon #6 Posted by psyche101 on 11 March, 2013, 4:23
What a brilliant idea, all Governments should outsource this, then where will the claims of cover up come from? I have been saying this for years, nobody stopping you from your own investigations. I wonder how this phenomena would fare put in the hands of the UFOlgists if their paychecks started to depend on results?
Comment icon #7 Posted by psyche101 on 11 March, 2013, 4:25
"Zork" you are now clear to invade the Earth country called Canada. Lrrr from Omicron Persei 8 has been saying he is going to do this for ages. Wont happen.
Comment icon #8 Posted by DONTEATUS on 13 March, 2013, 0:15
"A" ?
Comment icon #9 Posted by hennry369 on 13 March, 2013, 5:01
Howdy Welcome to this forum , here u can find lots of things , i suggest you have to contact your friends or any other expert for your question, right now i am not able to give u answer . sorry for that ........ --------------- Lawyers in California
Comment icon #10 Posted by Kim is Canadian 2 on 13 March, 2013, 10:24
Now all the aliens are going to come here


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