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Far-right speakers Molyneux and Southern canceled!

Far-right speakers Molyneux and Southern canceled!

News Release

March 14, 2019

According to Stand Up to Racism, the Hellenic Centre in Vancouver has been forced to cancel the event planned for Friday March 15, 2019 with far-right speakers Molyneux and Southern thanks to protests and letters to the Centre. 

The UBC Students Against Bigotry have therefore canceled their protest at the Centre. This is a victory for anti-fascists!
Canadian Anti-racism Education and Research Society

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U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant allegedly plotted mass terror attack targeting Democrats, journalists

A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant and self-identified white nationalist has been arrested after allegedly plotting a massive domestic terrorist attack targeting several Democratic politicians and prominent media personalities.
Christopher Paul Hasson stockpiled weapons and maintained a hit list of people he wanted to kill, according to court documents shared with Global News by Seamus Hughes, deputy director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University, who first noted the case.


Maxime Bernier’s alt-right problem

Note — February 12, 2019: This article is subject to legal complaint by Nicola Hanson.

Last Halloween, the hosts of a white nationalist podcast called The Ensign Hour discussed how to propel their ideology into the mainstream of Canadian politics. Although they pined for a “European homeland,” the co-hosts were all too aware of just how unappealing their movement remained to the political mainstream.

How Canadian populism is playing out in the Burnaby South byelection

By MELANIE GREENStar Vancouver
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019        
BURNABY—Twenty minutes before the first Burnaby South byelection debate, a sudden influx of People’s Party of Canada supporters with shiny signs and newly minted pins filled all the remaining chairs in the room.
And they were ready to be heard, not just seen.

A supporter of the People's Party of Canada cheers while waiting for the arrival of party leader Maxime Bernier at an event in Burnaby, B.C.  (JESSE WINTER / STAR VANCOUVER)

French yellow vest movement dogged by intolerance, extremism

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 file photo, Herve Ryssen, left, close to the ultra-right and convicted for antisemitic and racist comments, wearing a yellow jacket, clashes with riot police officers on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Intolerance and conspiracy theories have haunted the margins of France’s “yellow vest” movement since the first protests over fuel taxes roused the discontented middle of French society. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)

Burnaby counter-protesters confront yellow vests at city hall

National Citizens Alliance founder Stephen J Garvey faces off with Burnaby’s Alan Dutton, who leads the Canadian Anti-Racism Education and Research Society, on Saturday at Burnaby city hall. Photo: Jennifer Gauthier

Chants of “no one is illegal” were heard on the grounds outside Burnaby city hall on Saturday as a counter-protest was held to disrupt a rally organized by Canada’s yellow vest movement.