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Sign vandalized after MP Maxime Bernier calls out Winnipeg park for 'extreme multiculturalism'

The Jinnah Park sign appears to have been sawed off, in the same week that Conservative MP Maxime Bernier used the naming of the community park in South Pointe as a way to criticize what he called 'extreme multiculturalism.' (Submitted)

Days after Conservative MP Maxime Bernier singled out a Winnipeg park named after a Pakistani leader in an attempt to demonstrate that multiculturalism has gone too far, the park's new sign was vandalized.

'I would kill your children': Cops look at Walmart incident as possible hate crime

A video showing a man yelling racist threats at a couple was reportedly filmed outside a Walmart in Stoney Creek Friday afternoon. (Patryk Laszczuk/YouTube)

A man from Stoney Creek, Ont., has been charged with threatening death after a heated confrontation in a Walmart parking lot that police are investigating as a possible hate crime.

Dale Robertson, 47, has also been charged with dangerous driving and failing to remain at the scene of an accident in connection with the Friday afternoon incident.

Canadian anti-immigrant group exploits local divisions to gain legitimacy, says expert

By PERRIN GRAUERStarMetro Vancouver

VANCOUVER—The anti-immigrant Soldiers of Odin was used as “security” by a group opposing a homeless camp in Nanaimo on Sunday, drawing words of warning from an anti-racism educator who says the far-right organization is trying to legitimize itself in the mainstream.


Public incitement of hatred charges, convictions rare, experts say following arrest of Flin Flon-area women

Two women were arrested by Manitoba RCMP earlier this week for uttering threats and public incitement of hatred after a Facebook conversation, which RCMP said started with complaints about a vandalized car and progressed to 'very hateful language.' 

Soldiers of Odin taking part in Nanaimo tent city march

WATCH: The tent city in Nanaimo continues to prove a source of contention. Now a march by opponents of the encampment is being planned for this Sunday. It’s being organized by a group called Action Against Discontent City and members of a controversial right-wing group, called Soldiers of Odin, say they’ll be there too. Kendall Hanson spoke to one of its members today.