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Dick Cheney: Ryan Ruppert

Vice President Dick Cheney Dept: TORONTO - Former U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney has cancelled a Canadian speaking appearance due to security concerns sparked by demonstrations during a visit he made to Vancouver last fall, the event promoter said Monday, according to Winnipeg Free Press. However, Ryan Ruppert, of Spectre Live Corp., said Cheney and his daughter Elizabeth had begged off via their agent and former Vice President Dick Cheney addresses the third annual Washington Ideas Forum at the Newseum in Washington, Thursday Oct. 6, 2011.Cheney has cancelled a Canadian speaking appearance due to security concerns. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Manuel Balce Ceneta Cheney, whom the protesters denounced as a war criminal, was slated to talk about his experiences in office and the current American political situation at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on April 24. ( As reported in the news.