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MP Cooper threatens to sue The Hill Times over column on House Justice Committee exchange; denies reading from Christchurch shooter’s manifesto

Conservative MP Michael Cooper, who is threatening to sue The Hill Times for defamation over an opinion column that strongly criticized his remarks to a witness during a House Justice Committee meeting on the Hill late last month, also denies that he read from the Christchurch shooter’s manifesto during that meeting.

National inquiry calls murders and disappearances of Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide'

The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who were murdered or disappeared across the country in recent decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide," says the final report of the national inquiry created to probe the ongoing tragedy.

The report, obtained by CBC News and verified by sources, concludes that a genocide driven by the disproportionate level of violence faced by Indigenous women and girls occurred in Canada through "state actions and inactions rooted in colonialism and colonial ideologies."

Rebel Media’s Jason Kenney Coverage is Being Funded With Foreign Money From an Anti-Muslim Billionaire

Rebel Media’s Alberta correspondent’s paycheque is directly subsidized with the help of a foreign billionaire

It turns out Rebel Media’s coverage of Jason Kenney is funded with foreign money.

Canadian Armed Forces members linked to six hate groups: internal report

By Stewart Bell and Mercedes Stephenson Global News

The interruption of an Indigenous protest by Canadian Armed Forces members representing the "Proud Boys" organization has many wondering who the "Proud Boys" are and what their presence means in Canada.

Canadian Armed Forces members have been linked to six hate groups since 2013, according to an internal report that said the issue was damaging the military’s image.

The report by the Military Police Criminal Intelligence Section said 16 members of the armed forces and reserves had been associated with hate groups.

BC’s Increasingly Bizarre Anti-SOGI Bandwagon

Foes of teaching inclusive sexual identity now include a transgender man guarded by Soldiers of Odin, and other alt-righters.

Supporters of SOGI 123 protest outside a recent talk by Jenn Smith on Vancouver Island. Photo by Tony Sprackett.

Dressed in a long blonde wig, black skirt with its hem cut below the knee, fringed leather jacket, and jewellery that included a large crucifix, transgender speaker Jenn Smith arrived on a sunny evening in early May to give a talk in Greater Victoria.

stephen taylor, metacanada, and the search for answers

<img src="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5882e9a520099ed871ae0a41/t/5c8b45... alt="Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, middle, poses with some members of his leadership campaign team at the Conservative leadership convention in May. From left, Marc-André Leclerc, Hamish Marshall (a former director for Rebel Media), Scheer, Kenzie Potter and Stephen Taylor. (CBC)" />

Canada’s new far right: A trove of private chat room messages reveals an extremist subculture

An analysis of 150,000 chat room messages paints a picture of a group that is actively recruiting new members, buying weapons and trying to influence political parties

SHANNON CARRANCO AND JON MILTON
SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL
PUBLISHED APRIL 27, 2019

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Canada’s focus on dangers of white supremacy has caused conflict with some international allies, official says

Canada has been butting heads with some of its closest allies over the extent to which rising white supremacy at home and abroad poses a global threat, federal insiders say.

The quiet but at-times-controversial diplomacy has come as Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, gearing up for a federal election campaign this fall, try to portray Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and his party as soft on white supremacy and so-called alt-right views.

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