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Another incurable ugly disease: Far-right populism

Scientists have successfully fashioned a vaccine that may inoculate the world against future outbreaks of Ebola - an ugly, insidious and incurable disease.

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What is the alt-right and what does it stand for?

Although largely confined to websites, online media forums and social media, the alternative right, or alt-right, came into the spotlight during the US election campaign and appears to have been energ

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House of Commons passes anti-Islamophobia motion

The House of Commons has passed M-103, a non-binding motion condemning Islamophobia and religious discrimination.

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B.C. man convicted of online hate

A B.C. man convicted of an anti-semitic hate crime has been kicked off the internet, but Arthur Topham won't serve any jail time.

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B.C. man convicted of online hate

A B.C. man convicted of an anti-semitic hate crime has been kicked off the internet, but Arthur Topham won't serve any jail time.

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Senator's defence of residential schools akin to excusing Holocaust, NDP MP says

An attempt by Conservative Senator Lynn Beyak to paint the residential school system as "well-intentioned" is akin to defending actions taken by Adolf Hitler against the Jewish people in the Second Wo

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ANALYSIS Anti-Islamophobia debate might define both Liberals and Conservatives

Appearing before reporters earlier this week to explain that the Liberal government would be putting its authority behind a Liberal MP's motion calling for a parliamentary condemnation and study of Is

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Supporters, critics clash at Montreal protest over federal Islamophobia motion

Far right groups in Quebec joined forces Saturday under the banner of their opposition to a proposed parliamentary motion condemning Islamophobia, taking part in a series of demonstrations across the

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OPINION Anti-Islamophobia motion offers a chance to take a stand against hatred. Why quibble over semantics?

A multitude of far-fetched theories are being peddled about a parliamentary motion that seeks to have MPs study and find solutions to Islamophobia, discrimination and systemic racism in Canada.

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Hundreds rally to counter protest against anti-Islamophobia motion

A handful of people who joined a protest at Winnipeg City Hall Saturday — one of a series of protests nationwide — were drowned out by hundreds of others there to promote a message of love and inc

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Battle at Old Market Square, Winnipeg

In the lead up to Saturday's rally by FF1-Fascist Free Treaty 1, a short article on Winnipeg's antifascist history:

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B.C. minor hockey coach fired over pro-Nazi Facebook posts

A 33-year-old minor hockey coach from Langley, B.C. has been fired after posting a series of shocking Nazi propaganda images to his Facebook page.

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B.C. COURT REJECTS APPEAL OF MAN WHO SAID JEWS SHOULD BE STERILIZED

The British Columbia Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a Quesnel, B.C. man convicted of promoting hatred against Jewish people in November 2015.

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Regina v. Roy Arthur Topham

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Vancouver Christians hike pressure against visit by Islam-denouncing evangelist

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson recently met with evangelical, Catholic and mainline Protestant leaders to discuss concerns about the visit of Graham, who regularly denigrates Islam, homosexuals, Dem

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Protesters outside Masjid Toronto call for ban on Islam as Muslims pray inside

More than a dozen people gathered outside a mosque in the heart of downtown Toronto with loudspeakers and banners in hand, shouting slogans about banning Islam as Muslims gathered to pray inside.

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ANALYSIS Anti-Islamophobia debate might define both Liberals and Conservatives

Liberal MP Iqra Khalid's Motion 103 calls for the heritage committee to conduct a study of Islamophobia and religious discrimination and provide recommendations for how the government could respond to

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Police offer extra protection to MP Iqra Khalid following threatening messages

Police say they are offering increased protection to a Liberal MP and are investigating potentially threatening messages sent to her office after she put forward a motion in the House of Commons conde

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Ukraine turns a blind eye to ultrarightist militia

MARINKA, Ukraine — A jeep hurtles down a long, potholed road toward the front line. Inside, Misha, Monarch and Dinamo balance their assault rifles between their legs.

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Foreigners join far-right militias in Ukraine’s fight against rebels

Sitting in the shade of a broad pine tree and a pink-and-orange umbrella, two Swedes and a Canadian explain why they are ready to kill, and be killed, for the future of a free Ukraine.

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