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Military personnel in Proud Boys incident return to regular duty

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Military personnel and members of the Proud Boys who disrupted a Mi’kmaq ceremony in Halifax on July 1 are back at their regular jobs. (Anjuli Patil/CBC)

No criminal charges or demotions against men who harassed people at Mi’kmaq ceremony in Halifax

By Susan Bradley, CBC News, August 31, 2017

Four of the five Canadian Forces personnel who said they were members of the group the Proud Boys and disrupted a Mi’kmaq ceremony in Halifax on July 1 have been allowed to return to their regular duties. Read the rest of this entry

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Alt-right group posts names, photos of ‘potentially dangerous’ Cornwallis protesters

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Personal information about people who have shown interest in protests against an Edward Cornwallis statue in Halifax has been posted online. For privacy protection, CBC has published only the information of persons included in the story. (Twitter )

28 people ‘doxed’ by national socialist group, some labelled as mentally ill

By Nic Meloney, CBC News July 20, 2017

A group of self-described national socialists in Nova Scotia has posted personal information about people who have shown interest in protests calling for the removal of an Edward Cornwallis statue in Halifax, labelling them as “potentially dangerous.” Read the rest of this entry

5 military members face review over confrontation at Mi’kmaq protest

by Jeff Lagerquist, CTV News, July 4, 2017

Five Canadian Armed Forces members who appeared in an online video of a confrontation at an Indigenous protest in Halifax on Canada Day will be removed from duty and training while the military conducts an investigation into their conduct, according to the nation’s top soldier. Read the rest of this entry

‘This is a British colony’: Group disrupts Mi’kmaq ceremony in Halifax

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Some in attendance said the men identified themselves as members of the “Proud Boys,” a U.S.-based ultra-conservative fraternity-like group that believes in “reinstating a spirit of Western chauvinism during an age of globalism and multiculturalism.”

by Jeff Lagerquist, CTV News, July 3, 2017

A First Nations ceremony held in downtown Halifax on Canada Day to honour missing and murdered indigenous women was interrupted by men who identified themselves as part of an alt-right organization — and included two members of the Royal Canadian Navy. Read the rest of this entry