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Right-wing extremist groups ‘coalescing’ in Pa., nationwide, but are harder to track

Far right-wing extremist groups are “coalescing into a broad-based, loosely affiliated movement,” but hate groups are becoming ever harder to track, presenting an “imperfect” barometer of hate activity in the United States, a new report concludes.

Canada labels the Proud Boys, other neo-Nazi groups as terrorists

Move comes after media reports linked Proud Boys members to those who stormed U.S. Capitol last month

Canada's Public Safety Minister Bill Blair designates 13 new groups as terrorist entities. 1:08

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair announced today that the federal government will designate 13 groups as terrorist entities, adding some white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups to a list already populated with militant Islamist organizations.

How Trump’s Focus on Antifa Distracted Attention From the Far-Right Threat

Federal law enforcement shifted resources last year in response to Donald Trump’s insistence that the radical left endangered the country. Meanwhile, right-wing extremism was building ominously.

WASHINGTON — As racial justice protests erupted nationwide last year, President Donald J. Trump, struggling to find a winning campaign theme, hit on a message that he stressed over and over: The real domestic threat to the United States emanated from the radical left, even though law enforcement authorities had long since concluded it came from the far right.

Commander of reserve unit being probed for far-right activity is being replaced

Ranger unit came under scrutiny after armed reservist was arrested near PM's residence

Murray BrewsterElizabeth Thompson · CBC News ·

The commander of a troubled military reserve unit at the centre of an army investigation into far-right extremist activity is being replaced, CBC News has learned.

Conservative Party of Canada is ‘Reviewing’ Membership of Prominent Neo-Nazi Who Voted For Derek Sloan

Email newly obtained by PressProgress shows Conservative officials are considering revoking Paul Fromm’s party membership

January 19, 2021

The Conservative Party of Canada is considering revoking a party membership held by one of Canada’s most notorious neo-Nazis.

Conservative Party of Canada Confirms Conservative MP Derek Sloan Accepted Donation From Neo-Nazi

“Mr. O'Toole is outraged that anyone would accept donations from this individual and will be looking into the matter”

January 18, 2021  

The Conservative Party of Canada says party leader Erin O’Toole is “outraged” after discovering one of his MPs accepted money from a notorious neo-Nazi.

Conservative Party of Canada is ‘Reviewing’ Membership of Prominent Neo-Nazi Who Voted For Derek Sloan

Email newly obtained by PressProgress shows Conservative officials are considering revoking Paul Fromm’s party membership

The Conservative Party of Canada is considering revoking a party membership held by one of Canada’s most notorious neo-Nazis.

Judge bans Proud Boys leader from Washington after arrest

The order bans Henry “Enrique” Tarrio, 36, from entering the District of Columbia

A judge has banned the leader of the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group, from the nation’s capital after he was accused of vandalizing a Black Lives Matter banner at a historic Black church and found with high-capacity firearm magazines when he was arrested.

Military intelligence probes far-right activity in Canadian Ranger unit

The military's counterintelligence branch took a close look at a pair of Canadian Rangers as early as four years ago over their involvement in far-right organizations, but the Department of National Defence (DND) allowed them to keep serving without interruption, CBC News has learned.

One of them, Erik Myggland, was interviewed by military intelligence officers within the last two years.

His former spouse Jodi Myggland, who was also a Ranger, was also on the radar of military counterintelligence, according to sources. It's not clear whether she was interviewed.

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