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Military intelligence thought B.C. reservist was a regional leader of far-right movement: documents

The news appeared to catch Ranger unit's commander by surprise

Murray Brewster · CBC News · Posted: Jun 30, 2021 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: June 30

A Facebook photo of Erik Myggland on Aug. 24, 2019 wearing a Three Percenter patch. (Facebook/CBC News)

Two more join Proud Boys on Canada’s terror list

OTTAWA - The Trudeau government has added two more right-wing extremist groups and an American neo-Nazi to its list of terrorist entities as it tries to counter the rise of white nationalist violence.

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair announced Friday that the Three Percenters and Aryan Strikeforce will join the list alongside the Proud Boys, who were added in February after the storming of Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 6.

Sask. First Nation announces discovery of 751 unmarked graves near former residential school

Cowessess Chief Cadmus Delorme made announcement Thursday

Ground penetrating radar work began at the start of this month and will be used in the future to aid the Cowessess First Nation in locating more unmarked gravesites, Chief Cadmus Delorme said. (Submitted by Cowessess First Nation)

WARNING: This story contains details and imagery some readers may find distressing.

The Cowessess First Nation announced a preliminary finding Thursday of 751 unmarked graves at a cemetery near the former Marieval Indian Residential School.

Terror charges laid against Nathaniel Veltman, accused in London, Ont. vehicle attack

LONDON, ONT. -- Federal and provincial Crown attorneys have laid terror charges against the man accused of intentionally driving into a Muslim family in London, Ont. killing four and injuring a child.

Nathaniel Veltman, 20, was facing four counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder in relation to the alleged vehicle attack.

At a court appearance Monday morning in London, Ont. prosecutors informed Veltman that they received consent to pursue terrorism charges under section 83 of the Criminal Code.

 

MPs Tell Liberals: Stop Fighting First Nations People

A motion by NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called on the federal Liberal government to uphold its commitments to First Nations. It passed Monday. A federal NDP motion received support from all parties. But the prime minister and cabinet didn’t vote.

Eighty per cent of Canadian MPs agree: the federal government must stop fighting First Nations people and start supporting them to heal and live healthy lives after decades of government oppression.

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Here's what Ottawa has said, and done, about Islamophobia and attacks on Muslim Canadians Social Sharing

Canada's political leaders are once again condemning Islamophobia following the deadly Sunday evening hit and run in London, Ont. that police have described as a premeditated hate crime against a Muslim family.

Three adults and one teenager were killed in the incident, in which a pickup truck mounted a curb and struck the victims. A nine-year-old boy was also seriously injured but survived. 

The victims spanned three generations of a family.

More than 800 residential school students died in Alberta — advocates say it's time to find their graves

At least 1 in 5 residential school student deaths took place in Alberta

WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing.

When Jackie Bromley heard that the remains of 215 children were found at the site of a former residential school in B.C., she had flashbacks to her time at St. Mary's Residential School on the Blood Reserve in southern Alberta. 

Bromley, who is now 70, remembers students talking about graves behind the school when she was 10 — but doesn't remember seeing any headstones.

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