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Army probe of Ranger unit finds some members 'vulnerable' to extremism

Former acting army commander says 4th Canadian Ranger Group doesn't have a 'problem'

A Canadian army investigation of a troubled reserve unit at the centre of allegations of right-wing extremism identified several members as "vulnerable" and "at risk" of being swept up into "a hateful ideology."

A partly redacted copy of the investigation's complete findings was viewed recently by CBC News.

How the far-right group ‘Oath Enforcers’ plans to harass political enemies

Revealed: online chats indicate some members are threatening to unleash harassment tactics on officials and government workers

 @jason_a_w Tue 6 Apr 2021 07.00 BST

A national online network of thousands of rightwing, self-described “Oath Enforcers” is threatening to unleash harassment tactics on elected officials and government workers around the country, the Guardian can reveal.

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Proud Boys and other far-right groups raise millions via Christian funding site

Revealed: groups banned from other sites fundraising on GiveSendGo as data breach identifies high-dollar donors

A data breach from Christian crowdfunding site GiveSendGo has revealed that millions of dollars have been raised on the site for far-right causes and groups, many of whom are banned from raising funds on other platforms.

It also identifies previously anonymous high-dollar donors to far-right actors, some of whom enjoy positions of wealth, power or public responsibility.

Canada is Bringing in New Legislation to Stop the Spread of Online Hate

What can you expect to see in Canada's new federal online hate legislation?

Amira Elghawaby, Human Rights & Inclusion Columnist April 7, 2021

The federal government is preparing to unveil strong legislation that aims to severely curtail the proliferation of online hate.

What will that look like and how will it protect people? That remains to be seen as there’s no consensus among experts and activists.

Yet everyone agrees that something must be done and they need only point to a chilling anniversary this past spring.

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Derek Chauvin guilty of murder, manslaughter in death of George Floyd

Verdict met with relief, jubilation on streets of Minneapolis and across the U.S.

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, whom he pinned to the pavement, with his knee on the Black man's neck and back, in a case that touched off worldwide protests, violence and a furious re-examination of racism and policing in the U.S.

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