Wednesday, May 9, 2018

New anti-hate group aims to monitor 'growing threat' of far-right extremists in Canada

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A new group says it is planning to research, monitor and expose more than 100 far-right groups spreading hate across Canada.

The Canadian Anti-Hate Network, formed by more than 15 academics, journalists, legal experts and community leaders, says it will launch a website in the next few weeks that will provide profiles of hate groups operating in Canada.

Bernie Farber, chair of the network, said the organization is a way for people already keeping an eye on the Canadian far right to pool resources online, while the profiles will draw attention to the names, locations and ideologies of the groups.

"We have seen the ebbs and flows of hate groups and the damage that they can do," Farber told CBC's Metro Morning on Tuesday.  (more...)


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