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Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Who Will Most Likely Be The Target of Bill C-51?

We were all very pleased to read Daniel Gallant's take on Bill C-51 which the government is currently pushing through Parliament while limiting debate. We were especially interested in observations such as this: Today, Gallant is a Prince George-based social worker, helping others make their exit from extremist circles.

And while he may be one of the faces of the new federally-funded campaign, he is also raising concerns about what he sees as the government's over-emphasis on Islamic extremism in the rationale for its new anti-terror legislation, Bill C-51, while largely giving other forms of extremism a pass.

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Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: No Love From Sebastian For BC Nazi Fan

Christopher Sandau was fired by the North Delta Minor Hockey Association this past Saturday. Now, usually when a coach if fired, it is connected to some sort of abuse of his players. In this case, the reason is more novel:

Christopher Maximilian Sandau, B.C. Hockey Coach, Fired Over Pro-Nazi Facebook PostsThe Huffington Post B.C. Posted: 11/06/2014 1:20 am EST Updated: 11/06/2014 11:59 am ESTA minor hockey coach in B.C. has been fired after posting images of Nazi propaganda to his Facebook page….

Holocaust denial isn't something one hears often in the hockey rink, but (Read more…)

Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Free Dominion and JT Ready: Missing the Point. Again.

It didn't take too long for one of our most faithful readers to report back to our friends at Free Dominion regarding our post on their reaction to the JT Ready murders/suicide here:

And here.

And the reaction? Inevitable:

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Anti-Racist Canada: The ARC Collective: Free Dominion Reaction to JT Ready Murder-Suicide

Before we get to the meat of the article, we thought we would share something we found when looking at a link posted by BCL:

It doesn't say who are the ones who are making the requests, but given the word choices, we might suspect that it is our good friends at Free Dominion.

But hey, we could be wrong.

Speaking of Free Dominion, some of their members chimed in on the JT Ready murder-suicide which occurred yesterday. In response to original post which stated Read was neo-Nazi, FD member "shiva" posted the following:

The relevant sections are as follows:

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The Disaffected Lib: Norway’s Grotesque Travesty

He’s sane.   He’s freely admitted the senseless and brutal murder of 77 people.  He’s not raising anything that could remotely be recognized as a defence or mitigation.

Why then is a Norwegian court allowing Anders Breivik’s trial to turn into theatre of the absurd, a grotesque travesty?   Providing Breivik a stage for his perverted, murderous narcissism is nothing short of obscene.

Drive-by Planet: Thor Steinar store ‘Brevik’ sparks outrage in Germany

A German clothing retailer popular with far-right extremists has sparked outrage in Germany with a controversial store opening in Saxony.

A new Thor Steinar store in the city of Chemnitz has opened with the name “Brevik.” This is considered by many Germans to be a direct tribute to Anders Breivik, the Norwegian mass murderer.

Anders Behring Breivik has become a hero in some far-right quarters in Germany following the massacre of 77 people at a camp of the Workers Youth League (affiliated with the Labour Party) on the Norwegian island of Utøya.

Thor Steinar claims the store name Brevik

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