Extremist groups ‘actively recruiting’ military and police, Canadian intelligence report warns

Far-right extremist groups are “actively recruiting” past and present members of the military and police, according to a declassified Canadian intelligence report obtained by Global News. The report cited 17 examples in Canada, the U.S., U.K., Germany and New Zealand which “illustrate the intersections and relationships between ideologically motivated violent extremism and uniformed personnel.” Six of theContinue reading “Extremist groups ‘actively recruiting’ military and police, Canadian intelligence report warns”

Canada unveils plans to make online hate speech a crime

Canada’s Liberal government on Wednesday unveiled plans to make online hate speech a crime, although the proposed legislation excludes social media platforms for now. The proposed amendments to Canada’s criminal codes and human rights act, which have been in the works for many months, come just weeks after an attack that killed four members ofContinue reading “Canada unveils plans to make online hate speech a crime”

Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada

Thousands of people marched on Friday in support of a Canadian Muslim family run over and killed by a man driving a pick-up truck last Sunday in an attack the police described as a hate crime. The four victims, spanning three generations, were killed when Nathaniel Veltman, 20, ran into them while they were outContinue reading “Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in truck attack in Canada”

Canada’s Trudeau vows to fight far-right groups after Muslim family slain

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday promised to redouble efforts to fight far-right groups two days after a hate-motivated attack that killed four members of a Muslim family in the city of London, Ontario. “This was a terrorist attack, motivated by hatred, in the heart of one of our communities,” Trudeau said in theContinue reading “Canada’s Trudeau vows to fight far-right groups after Muslim family slain”

Truck Attack That Killed a Muslim Family in Canada Was Planned

The police in London, Ontario, say that a 20-year-old driver planned the killings and picked the family because of its faith. The driver of a pickup truck in London, Ontario, who ran down five pedestrians, killing four of them, chose his victims because they were Muslim, the police said on Monday. “There is evidence thatContinue reading “Truck Attack That Killed a Muslim Family in Canada Was Planned”

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