Part of a global trend, Canada’s far-right is spinning the war to its advantage.
Incidents targeting the Jewish and Muslim communities have increased significantly since the October 7 attack by Hamas and the declaration of war by Israel.
Since 2020, there has been a steady and swift increase in hate-motivated homicides and related offences.
Anti-2SLGBTQ+ protesters took to the streets across the country on Saturday, but in far smaller numbers than last month, as the weather and confusion around scheduling kept some supporters at home.
2SLGBTQIA+ defenders in communities where hate rallies outnumbered counter-protests on Sept. 20 decide how to move forward safely ahead of more scheduled national protests.
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The anti-2SLGBTQ+ protests on Saturday are still going ahead in dozens of cities in Canada.
During the first day of the ongoing protest, video from the Save The Children Convoy shows one man being subdued with a directed energy weapon and several arrests by the Ottawa Police Service.
These are the tools you need to understand where the "parental rights" movement comes from, what its goals are, and what you can do to challenge it.
After Germain Lemay allegedly threatened both the Canadian Prime Minister and the Premier of Quebec, police officers say they shot the 30-year-old man through a window.
In and outside of school board meetings protests are attempting to disrupt some of the most basic accommodations for 2SLGBTQ+ students.
“Certainly, Czarnek is not credible as a defender of Holocaust memory, given his vicious attacks on the Holocaust historians in Poland,” says one expert.