Network of Iranian Agents Exposed in Canada

Thousands of Iranian-Canadians and their supporters in Toronto, Ontario, commemorate the first anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s death and protest against the Iranian regime on September 16.
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Network of Iranian Agents Exposed in Canada

Another case of unconfronted foreign influence

On November 11, Global News exposed that more than 700 agents of the Iranian regime are living in Canada as permanent or temporary residents. These agents persecute Jews or Iranian dissidents and perform tasks for the regime. Iran, the largest state sponsor of terrorism, is ideologically committed to the destruction of the West, yet it is free to act with impunity in Canada.

This is deeply disturbing. Many Iranians have immigrated to Canada because of the oppression and violence of the theocratic regime in Iran. Yet Canada is quickly becoming a fake safe haven. People come here from all over the world, but the government allows their oppressors to operate freely in our borders.

Global News recounted the experience of human rights activist Masih Alinejad. She has been a vocal critic of the Iranian regime for years, which has made her the target of attempted kidnapping and assassination on United States’ soil. She has been in safe houses in New York City since the summer of 2022. But her situation would be worse in Canada. Alinejad told Global News: “[The Federal Bureau of Investigation] told me that as far as you are in America, we will protect you. But we suggest you not to go to Canada. It won’t be safe for you.”

Global News continued:

Gabriel Noronha served as special adviser on Iran to the U.S. State Department from 2019 to 2021. His assessment of the Islamic Republic’s presence in Canada is blunt.

“What I constantly hear from Iranian Americans, they say the problem in Canada is far, far worse than you can imagine,” Noronha says.

If regime critics like Alinejad chose to travel to Canada, the fbi would need months of preparation to guarantee security, preparations similar to traveling to Syria or Iraq where Iran operates freely.

Alinejad continued: “The fbi told me that the same group who are trying to kidnap me on U.S. soil [was] the same group from Revolutionary Guards in Iran trying to harass, kidnap and kill Canadians.”

It appears that prominent Iranian leaders who have links to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (irgc) can gain access into Canada, travel freely, and leave without any pushback from Canadian intelligence or law enforcement.

Former Iranian Health Minister Seyed Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi entered Canada in August of this year and traveled throughout Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia, visiting popular tourist destinations. Hashemi openly threatened Hamed Esmaeilion, whose wife and daughter were killed by an Iranian missile that shot down Ukraine International Airlines PS752 in 2020, killing all 176 on board. Hashemi has been banned from entering Canada for three years, but he will be free to enter again beginning in 2026.

There was also the case of Morteza Talaei, former irgc commander and Tehran police chief, who was videoed working out in a Toronto gym. A terrorist who tortures people and flogs women received a visa into Canada while many Iranian dissidents can’t get one.

These revelations are not coming from the intelligence or security community, but from private citizens trying to fill the void of an impotent government. Global News continued:

B.C. lawyer Ramin Joubin has been building a database tracking the number of regime insiders operating in Canada and threatening people who speak out against Iran. “We have about 700 names right now that either have temporary residence, permanent residence or citizenship that are in Canada and that are somehow regime affiliates,” he said.

One of the main patterns he has seen are wealthy Iranians who “retire” to Canada after stealing millions or billions from the Iranian people. Global News reported:

His database of regime-connected individuals is divided into categories: embezzlement, money laundering and threats and intimidation. Those are some of the main patterns he’s seen through his investigation.

“Some of them have citizenship. They’ve had citizenship for a long time. And they knew, OK, once I embezzle, I can go to Canada and live a lavish life in West Vancouver or wherever. And some of them had this preplanned already, and they came to Canada knowing that this is going to be their safe haven,” he says.

Modern Canada is no longer a prime destination for the oppressed, the needy or the helpless. Instead, it is a stronghold for foreign nations to take advantage of our generous immigration and welfare policies. These are not beneficent actors; they either bring their conflicts with them or use Canada as a base of operations.

The Trumpet has reported on how China, Hamas, Sikh terrorists and now Iran take advantage of Canada to wreak havoc domestically and abroad. This is enabled by the permissiveness of our government. This is also the fulfillment of a keynote Bible prophecy.

The late Herbert W. Armstrong explained that Britain and the Commonwealth nations, including Canada, descend from the Israelite tribe of Ephraim. Hosea 7:8-9 describe one of the main issues with Canada in these end times: “Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among the people; Ephraim is a cake not turned. Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth it not: yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he knoweth not.”

A cake not turned is an apt metaphor: It is a mix of ingredients that are divided and separated, a product that cannot be remedied. That perfectly describes Canada: a mix of cultures and peoples who are divided, conflicted and opposed to Western civilization. How can a nation survive if it is fundamentally divided?

Canadian leaders say diversity is our strength; the Bible says diversity devours our strength. Our own policies are proving to be our undoing. These national calamities are intended to make us look at the true spiritual cause for these problems. We must look to God’s inspired Word to find out these important answers.

To learn more about these vital prophecies, read The United States and Britain in Prophecy.