Unless you’ve been buried under a pile of snow over the last week in Canada, the chances are good that you have heard about, or been impacted by demonstrations which have gripped the country coast to coast.
Monday morning, supporters of Indigenous land defenders in the Unist’ot’en Yintah occupied the Canadian head office of American multinational investment bank JP Morgan Chase & Co. (Ticker: JPM).
At left, Janice Bultje and Phil Bultje are recognized for their support of the Eben-Ezer School's gymnasium project. At right Janice Bultje speaks at PEGIDA rally in Toronto, Ontario February 22, 2019.
Anonymous activists in Toronto have identified the leader of the anti-Muslim hate group PEGIDA Canada. PEGIDA Canada is a subsidiary of the German PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West). Activists have confirmed Hill’s identity as one Janice Bultje, a resident of Chatham-Kent in Southwestern Ontario.
"In for a penny, in for a fuckin' pound."
It's undeniable that since some absolute mensch cold-cocked White Nationalist Richard Spencer at Donald Trump's 2017 inauguration, social acceptance of violence towards Nazis has fully entered the zeitgeist. It's a one-sided war with plucky university students and average civilians standing up to heavily armed psychopaths, comical gladiators, far-right militia groups and the jackbooted cops who protect them.
(Toronto)The New Zealand Defence Force announced Saturday that it carried out its first retaliatory strike following an infantry-style raid on a Christchurch area Mosque in March 2019. 49 worshipers were killed in that horrifying attack.
(OTTAWA) The Conservative Party of Canada announced on February 19, 2019 that they have purchased the rights to classic Canadian video game, ‘Crosscountry Canada’. The party claims it will release a commemorative edition of the game to mark the arrival of an astroturfed “Yellow Vests Canada” convoy to Ottawa.
The Toronto Police Service is defending two TPS members who posed with their uniforms and vehicles for a group photo with a far-right mayoral candidate known for espousing pro-police, white nationalist and neo-Nazi talking points. “We get asked countless times a day to pose for photos with members of the public and that’s what they were doing.” said Mark Pugash, Director of Corporate Communications for TPS. “This was just a job.”
On Friday August 10, Matthew Vincent Raymond a 58 year old from Fredericton, New Brunswick killed four people, including two police officers with a long rifle. As of this writing, no motive has been formally acknowledged by the police, though several reports have suggested that the precipitating incident was domestic in nature. It has been reported by people who knew him that Raymond had a great affinity for cycling and military video games. He was also known locally for expressing extremist political views and had been banned from local businesses for his outspoken anti-Muslim tirades.
Adam Patrick Bryer, 28, has been identified as the suspect accused of menacing people with a knife outside of an anti-racist fundraiser in Hamilton, Ontario on August 18, 2018.
CBC’s Robyn Urback published an opinion piece regarding an alleged (note: It’s alleged, Robyn) “assault” of Toronto SUN photographer Stan Behal at a Toronto rally against hate on Saturday, August 11. Urback’s Twitter bio explains she formerly worked at the conservative and foreign owned National Post and holds “Bad political opinions”. When a journalist says “Bad political opinions” in that self-effacing tone, it can generally be read as code for some mixture of views espousing centre-right, far-right or anti-political correctness sentiments. At least the statement was true, her opinions are terrible!
(Brussels) Following the July 2018 NATO summit in Brussels, the military alliance has announced a sharp increase in military aid to America’s antifascist movement (Antifa) which expands the secret airlift of arms and equipment for the uprising against President Donald J. Trump, according to air traffic data, interviews with officials in several countries and the accounts of Antifa commanders.