Monday, November 30, 2020

November 30, 2007 - November 30, 2020: Good Bye (For Now) and Thank You From Kurt and the Other Past and Present Writers of ARC

What I hope is at least a slightly more flattering photo than the one Keean Bexte used in his story
about me back in January, though to be fair I would have done the same to him (and did do... often).

Though I haven't been back since January I thought I would do so for one last article on the blog. It only seems right that I finish what I began.

Thirteen years ago today, I started Anti-Racist Canada on Blogger, though I didn't quite START Anti-Racist Canada ON Blogger:


Yeah, that's right. Live Journal. I really was a 31 year old boomer and, given the aesthetic of the blog, it is clear my technological prowess really never did advance much further than learning enough HTML coding to be able to center Tweets once I started to embed them in articles.

As inauspicious as the beginning was and with no promotion to speak of, Anti-Racist Canada persisted. The readership steadily grew organically over the years and it wasn't long before ARC became the "must read" site for anyone interested in learning more about the racist movement in the country. Our readers included a range of groups and individuals including activists and community leaders, law enforcement, politicians, and journalists. 

Oh, and the racists were regular readers themselves of course as they were always especially interested in what their rivals were up to.

That reality served an important purpose. Knowing the factionalism and infighting that is endemic in these movements, I did everything I could to highlight the fault lines and to widen those cracks until a collapse occurred which, more often than not, did occur. I wish I could say that this was all part of my Machiavellian genius but in reality it was incredibly easy to cause rifts then as it still is now; the hate groups and individuals in them might change, but the underlying character flaws have always been consistent. In any case I figured that it was better if they fought amongst themselves than targeting other innocent potential victims. 

I was always wary of platforming hate groups and tried to walk a line that would not result in me promoting them but rather would provide what I hoped would be useful information on who these people were, what they were about, and the threats they represented. I did that in large part by using humour when appropriate to illustrate that, while certainly dangerous, the individuals and groups that were discussed on these pages were essentially buffoons who deserve ridicule. Again, being snarky wasn't particularly challenging given the ample subject matter and included (but was certainly not limited to) the following themes:
But while I used humour to ridicule, I always took the work very seriously. These people and groups represented a real danger to our communities. Many have been convicted of incredibly serious crimes -- assault, arson, attempted murder, and murder -- largely the result of a noxious ideology that caused them view other humans as lesser and thus not worthy.

Over the years ARC was successful in breaking a number of important stories that eventually made their way to the national news. Rarely was ARC credited (though there were those in the media who did) and I was often asked if that bothered me. It probably should have, but it honestly never did. My main focus was on getting the information out to the public as a warning that these individuals and groups were, and are, dangerous. If the much larger msm found my little spot on the Internet and used it as a source, then I was happy that the audience would be much wider for what I considered to be an important story and I couldn't care less if people knew where it originated. I said then as I do now that when it came to this work, I had no ego.

That however wasn't entirely true.

My ego manifested itself in two different ways. First, having done the work for years in anonymity I began to believe that I was pretty much untouchable. I was always incredibly careful about my online security and was pretty confident that I would be able to maintain my anonymity. I provided a number of false leads that sent those trying to find out who I was on wild goose chases for years; my gender, age, and name ("Chris" for "Christopher Lee" of course). 

Now I never thought that it would be impossible for me to be doxxed, but I was sure I could deal with it because I was prepared for scenarios A,B,C,D,E, and F. Unfortunately I was NOT prepared for scenario G. I won't go into the details of that particular betrayal, but in the end it has been more a relief than anything as the person who had been hanging that particular Sword of Damocles over me for almost 5 years by that point had lost any real power over me as a result of their decision. At this point I'm now more disappointed that everyone knows I'm a simple, rural, humanities teacher and no longer the boogeyman that haunted their dreams. I mean, what a let down that has to be, eh?

The other way my ego manifested itself was more serious. Over the years I was able to do the work with some degree of detachment. Despite all the horrible things I researched and published, the assaults, threats, murders, etc, I was able to go to sleep knowing that it could never get to me and that I was mentally and emotionally too strong for these evil people to really get to me.

That is until I wasn't.

Even the strongest block of granite will weather after a time and that happened to me. My sleep became erratic and fitful and the only dreams I could remember were nightmares. I would fall into months long depressions. Relationships were negatively affected. I couldn't find the joy in things and experiences that I had before. I still believed the work was necessary, but I had become bitter and resented the sacrifices I felt I had made. I began to chafe at even mild (and often deserved) criticism. I was totally burnt out but I tried to push ahead anyways.

This all really started in late 2014 and continued to November 2016 as can be seen in the steep drop-off in articles written. With the uptick in far-right extremism on the rise during the 2016 presidential race in the United States which was also seeping up into Canada, I decided to stick it out until Donald Trump's inevitable defeat which I thought would spell the end of what would be an intense but relatively short-lived form of fascism known as Trumpism. Then I would step away knowing that I had left it all on the field so to speak.


As I didn't think it was right for me to leave the field of battle when Canada and, really, the world was facing what I thought would be an incredibly dark period where a racist right was now energized and seemingly on the ascendancy, I continued. It was also during this time that I think I wrote some of the most important and defining articles for ARC including, but not limited to, the following:
It was also during this time that the good folks from Yellow Vests Canada Exposed and BloodRayne (who eventually became the fourth member of YVCE) came on board as regular writers and soon full members of what had finally become a real collective. I am incredibly proud of the work that was done during this period and the friendships made with an incredible group of people. When I decided to step away from the blog I knew I was leaving it in very good hands and they continued to do incredible work.

All that being said though, we are all very tired. We all have other projects and no one is really able to devote as much time to the blog as we would like while also maintaining careers, families, and our other anti-racist work. As such I, as the founder of Anti-Racist Canada, have made the decision to end the project in its current form. The decision to do this wasn't easy, but it has been made easier by the fact that so many others have taken up the cause and are doing spectacular investigative work.

As readers know I'm now a board member of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network which I have to admit being proud that ARC sort of inspired the creation of. We have always punched above our weight, but with the recent BMO donation of $250,000 and government grant of around $270,000 we have been able to hire and incredibly talented team of journalists and educators who are already making an enormous contribution to the fight against bigotry and hatred. The members of YVCE are all also continuing the work, each in their own way, and I will continue to post the occasional snark-filled thread on Twitter (please feel free to follow me there if you are not doing so now) so none of us are really leaving.

But we aren't the only ones. Others over the years have taken up the fight and have done amazing work. I'm sure I'll forget some links (I'll add those as I remember or am reminded) but I would also urge readers to follow these accounts on Twitter:
This is not even close to being a comprehensive list and I apologize for what I know are some glaring omissions which will be rectified, but knowing so many others are doing what they can to oppose racism, antisemitism, Islamophobia, misogyny, anti-LGBTQ+, and all other forms of bigotry, it does assure me that my decision to conclude this particular project is correct.

However...

I DO reserve the right to come back should Anti-Racist Canada be needed again. 

There have been a number of people who made the blog a possibility. First there are the early writers Naberius200, norton200, and especially NomDeGuerre200 who envisioned and began what I still think is the most important article published by ARC. There are also the guest writers who contributed articles to the blog over the years that were very well received by readers. Finally there are my wonderful friends with YVCE -- "Liz", "Tony", "Alan", and "Blood" -- who kindly took over after I left the blog in their very capable hands. 

I would also be remiss if I didn't thank Strike Poster for creating a new banner and logo for ARC. We had intended to migrate the blog to a new platform that would give us more control of our content and to unveil them at that time. Obviously those plans have changed so instead they will be displayed now.

Anti-Racist Canada will remain online as a resource. It is a project that I am very proud to have been involved with and I hope that it will remain useful well into the future.

So with that, good bye and as always, don't give away the homeworld.

                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                            ~ Kurt Phillips (aka Nosferatu200)



Saturday, October 31, 2020

October 2020 Bits and Bites: Halloween Edition

We haven't really done a bits and bites article in some time but we thought we would do so now. Please forgive our omissions in this purposely irreverent look back at the month of bigots behaving badly, often towards each other.

In the last article we discussed the antics of Brian Kidder who, since it was published, has continued on in his campaign to arrest a politician. He is not surprisingly being egged on by some of the bad actors who have profiled consistently on this blog:

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Brian Kidder Arrested (Again). Also Chris Vanderweide Gets Involved Because Of Course He Does

By this point readers of this blog and other activists who monitor the far-right, or even people who regularly follow the regular news, will be familiar with the antics of Brian Kidder even is the name isn't immediately familiar. He is a figure associated with the Canadian Revolution protesters who were only just this month removed from the grounds near the War Memorial in Ottawa having been camping since July 1 and demanding the resignation, arrest, or both of Justin Trudeau and Liberal MPs. Kidder, a QAnon supporter, may have first come to readers' attention when he attempted to "citizen arrest" an journalist who he erroneously believed was a Bloc Quebecois MP. He later made the news when he and his enablers were harassing NDP leader Jagmeet Singh stating next time he saw Mr. Singh that "we're going to dance":
Given Mr. Sigh's background in martial arts, I'm not sure the encounter would go the way Kidder thinks it will.

In fact this isn't a new phenomenon as Kidder has been attempting to place politicians under citizen's arrest for years going back to at least 2014:
The difference now is that Kidder has a fan base of far-right extremists who are encouraging him.

Kidder's most recent target is Doug Ford (yes, THAT Doug Ford). Once praised by far-right extremists, Ford is now reviled by many of these same people because he has been taking the COVID-19 pandemic much more seriously than they would like given that they believe the pandemic is a Luciferian conspiracy planned by George Soros and Bill Gates and implemented by Justin Trudeau to impose communism, take away their freedom (do die gasping for breath alone in a hospital I guess?), and thwart their Messiah Donald Trump from saving the world from the cabal of demonically-processed pedophiles who they think rule the world.

They also really take umbrage at being referred to as "yahoos" which we personally feel might be underselling it a bit.

In any case earlier this week Kidder attempted to enter the Ontario Legislature to, you guess it, arrest Doug Ford. It went about as you might expect:



And the response of his enablers who called the police "pedophile protectors" and referred to the "beast system" in which the police would join with their side in the end was equally predictable:

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Ricky Tollikko and the Woke Onez Rebellion Try Turning the Dial to 11

Before getting into the meat of the article, we would like to offer this as a preamble:


"This Is Spinal Tap" might be, at least in this writer's opinion, the greatest mockumentary in the history of the genre (though "Best in Show" and "A Mighty Wind" could both also make a strong case as well). For those who aren't familiar with the film, first shame on you! Second, in summary it is a satirical look at a fictional British metal band and ridicules the pretentiousness of the rock stars of the era.

Now, if there were to be a mockumentary produced on the far-right hateriot movement, the writers would probably dig deep into the perceived character of individuals who are attracted to such groups. The members of this fictional club would be written as ignorant rubes who were credulous of every possible conspiracy theory no matter how ridiculous. They would be seen to walk around aimlessly yelling at random confused and mildly annoyed individuals accusing them of being "antifa" and pestering small businesses who they decided, as a result of getting kicked out for poor behaviour, as "antifa" businesses. And they would have a god awful logo, nonsensical patches, and a name for the club that is so embarrassing one would truly believe that it was named as a result of losing a bet.

Well in Alberta such a hate group exists and sadly it isn't at all satirical:

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

Peaceful Red Deer Anti-Racist March A Success; Far-Right Narrative At Odds With Reality

This past Sunday, Red Deer Against Racism and the Black and Indigenous Alliance Alberta (BIAA) held a march in the city of Red Deer, AB. In stark contrast to the event which was to have taken place on September 20 where far-right hateriots and assorted hate groups (instigated by Pat King despite his claims of innocence now) physically attacked and intimidated attendees, this march was wildly successful:

The march began at 3:30 pm after a smudge ceremony. It continued to City Hall Park -- some marchers were seen to pick up trash along the way -- where speakers discussed the need to have an honest dialogue about racial injustice.

The media also noted the peaceful nature of the march, despite the efforts of the hateriots:
There were of course hateriots present who attempted, but failed, to disrupt the march owing in large part to the heavy police presence:

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Canadian Proud Boys Embrace "Fashy" Image, Message, and Ideology; POTUS Emboldens American Proud Boys During Debate

As the United States barrel towards an election which may very well decide the future of the democratic experiment in that country, extremists such as the Proud Boys (among others) have ramped up the violence in both rhetoric and action with Portland being one of the key flash points:

While Canada has not yet seen the level of violence associated with their erstwhile American counterparts, the Canadian Proud Boys, after being more or less moribund for a couple of years but for a couple of chapters in Ontario, appears to be growing and spoiling for a fight. 

In Calgary on August 27, Proud Boys showed up to counter-protest a BLM/Defund the Police rally at City Hall:


A member discussed the reason for their presence on Reddit later that week as well as the rationale for carrying an American "Back the Blue" flag:


Based on the Alberta Proud Boy website, it seems that they have difficulty distinguishing the differences between our country and our southern neighbours:


August 27 was the first time, at least to our knowledge, that the Proud Boys had made a public appearance in the province aside from some very brief instances in 2017 and 2018 and those instances were mostly of outsiders. Since this first public appearance they have been busy. On September 22, members left a banner on the pedestrian overpass, eastbound Glenmore by the golf course. Earlier flyers attributed to the Proud Boys were found in Edmonton:


Finally it appears that some people, either members of or affiliated with the Proud Boys, were in attendance at the Red Deer counter-protest on September 20 as evidenced from their Telegram chat which will be referenced frequently through the rest of this article:


The group has also been active in other locations including in Winnipeg where a chapter had existed but which had been for all intents and purposes kicked out of town as well as a number of communities in Ontario:

Winnipeg, MB

Far left: Wayne Skorodenski.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Red Deer Aftermath and Some Identifications

This past Sunday the group Red Deer Against Racism with speakers from the Rural Alberta Against Racism (RAAR) and the Black and Indigenous Alliance Alberta (BIAA) had planned on holding a rally in the city of Red Deer, AB. Similar rallies had been held in other rural communities where members of those communities spoke about their experiences with racism in rural Alberta. The events attracted people from both outside these communities and within and were always peaceful and included families.

Then Pat King decided to Pat King all over their efforts:

Despite being the one who threatened the members of RAAR and their supporters with violence should they come to "his town", King unsurprisingly claimed that they were the ones who were violent. The thing is, King knows this to be untrue. He harassed members of RAAR at another event and at still another he hid in the bushes filming the rally. In neither incident was he touched and in the second he was ignored:

No Pat, this isn't creepy at all.

But then the truth isn't of great importance to these people.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights Held a March That Was Attended by Fascists

On Saturday September 12 the Canadian Coalition for Firearms rights organized a march in Ottawa. It was attended by probably between 2000-3000 people.

Also credit to the CCFR for promoting the use of masks and social distancing for the event.

The rally was a decent size but it's important to point out that it was attended by some members of the Canadian far-right. Neo-nazis Paul Fromm and Thomas Liko were both in attendance.

Fresh off of his court case where he plead guilty to assault with a weapon, the unlikeable Chris Vanderweide attended in full boogaloo gear and wearing his weapon of choice on his head. Chris was bleating on his megaphone, but I think the CCFR people told him to give it a rest. He was accompanied by Leigh Stewart. Rick Boswick and Wayne Peters were also there.

Chris Vanderweide speaking with Rick Boswick

Sunday, September 13, 2020

The Northern Guard: Islamophobia, Antisemitism, and QAnon

Since late 2015 Canada has experienced a marked increase in the number of far-right groups opposed to the governing Liberal Party, immigration and refugees, Muslims, and the nebulous concept of globalism which in itself is mired in an assortment of conspiracy theories and antisemitism both subtle and overt. While many of the groups that have emerged are tiny, generally confined to social media, and splinter quickly as personality conflicts emerge, there are groups such as the anti-Muslim militia/leather vest fetishists Northern Guard that are active off-line and are growing with chapters across the country. While claiming to be “patriots” and acting as a charitable endeavor, one does not have to scratch the surface of that claim too deeply to find the real motivation of the group.

The Northern Guard’s origins can be found in an earlier far-right group. In October 2015 Finnish neo-Nazi Mika Ranta, a member of the Nordic Resistance Movement and who in 2005 and 2016 was convicted racially-based assaults, founded the Soldiers of Odin (SoO). Though claiming to be a patriotic organization that aimed to protect Finnish citizens, its real purpose was to intimidate immigrants and refugees, in particular those from predominately Muslim countries who had fled conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa. SoO chapters soon emerged in other European countries and by early 2016 the far-right group had a presence in Canada. It soon became the largest far-right group in Canada since the Heritage Front of the late 1980s and early 1990s with a national president as well as provincial and city chapters across the country. While also claiming to be community activists, Anti-Racist Canada found evidence that the group was composed of members who held virulently racist, Islamophobic, and antisemitic views in Canada and across the globe.

By 2017 with greater media attention particularly focused on SoO’s links to the Finnish chapter founded by an overt neo-Nazi, the Canadian SoO began to fall apart and a cohesive nationally-controlled entity. The national and some provincial chapters disavowed any connection to Finland though they kept the name while other provincial chapters, especially the Quebec chapter, reaffirmed their connection to the Finnish founding chapter. Still other provincial chapters broke away entirely forming new groups, most of which did not last for more than a few months at best. As of 2020 the SoO still exists in Canada however in a much more fragmented form.

Most of the splinter groups existed for a very brief time but there were two that had much greater staying power. The first was the Storm Alliance which was founded by the former national SoO vice-president/Quebec chapter president.The second, founded by former New Brunswick SoO chapter leader Nick Gallant in 2017, is the Northern Guard.

Like the other splinter groups, the Northern Guard maintained the look of the SoO – leather vests with patches designating chapter and rank reminiscent of biker culture – as well as the public claim of being a service organization. It has also attempted to mainstream itself by being photographed with federal political figures and claiming to organize food, toy, and clothing drives. However, the online discourse clearly indicated that their ideology was and remains profoundly xenophobic. In one exchange in early February 2020 two members of the private Facebook group discussed refugees and Muslims two members wrote about burning down mosques (which he misspells) with one suggesting that he already had done so elsewhere:


Since its inception the Northern Guard has had members and supporters who have expressed racist, antisemitic, and Islamophobic views. A Saskatchewan vice-president proudly flew a Nazi flag in his home. Members and supporters of the Northern Guard were also members and supporters of other groups including the KKK and the now outlawed Blood & Honour. Nick Gallant himself in an interview with a white nationalist in Toronto stated that the Northern Guard would be, “pushing that white nationalism.” 

Gallant, who has recently taken to claiming FNMI ancestry, disputes claims that the Northern Guard is a hate group:


However former Northern Guard Nova Scotia vice-president Georgie Fagan confirmed it was a hate group when he left:

The violence and the threats came after that. Because I knew everything about them. I told them, you’re a bunch of liars. You’re a bunch of white supremacists. I have no respect for you guys.

In response to this article, Nick Gallant wrote in the group’s private Facebook group:

In fact, Gallant and other members seem to see the Northern Guard as a means of settling personal vendettas and intimidating their detractors. For example when the British Columbia chapter leader posted he was angry about a protest he was planning being shut down by the police prior to occurring, blaming a “snitch”, Gallant responded:

What’s the Dept for the Police?? … What idiots don’t realize is cops have to release that info to a lawyer if asked And we just so happen to have We just so happen to have a lawyer .. I’ll get your fuckin snitch

In both Gallant’s Fagan post and this second one referring to the aborted protest in BC, members replied with some variation of “snitches get stitches” but it is in the second post that we find this:

Liberals. Run and tell them to hide under their bed!... I can’t wait until we can do what needs to be done to all the liberal pieces of shit in this country… power tools are a good investment right now. Drills with long bits...

On several occasions members of the Northern Guard have acted in a physically aggressive manner at a number of rallies across the country including Toronto and Calgary. Members have also acted, in what can only be considered to be euphemistically, as “security” for other far-right groups.

An examination of the Northern Guard wouldn't be complete without a look at the conspiracy theories that inform the memberships' worldview much as it does that of other far-right groups:

Though always inclined towards unquestioningly accepting conspiracy theories, 2020 is the year that the Northern Guard has gone all-in on the QAnon conspiracy theory. Beginning in January with the approval of the Northern Guard leadership, Steve Gutsche, a moderator on the private Facebook group has, been posting a series of manifestos that he terms as “political education”:

The contents of these paranoid missives put to lie any claim by Gallant (if it wasn't already self-evident) that the Northern Guard isn't an extremist group:

The very first and most important thing is to realize that we are in a state of WAR. It has been so far a covert war, but it is a war none the less. The second most important thing to realize is that this war is a global war and not solely confined to Canada.

In the same January 30 article, as well as the February 13 and March 10 follow-ups, exhibit the strong antisemitic and Islamophobic tenor of the pieces as well as the same baseless tropes that have existed in the conspiratorial echo chamber for decades:

The single largest threat to the world today is the “Globalization” plan of the world elites. They are known by several names. The New World Order, The Illuminati, The G(K)hazaryan Mafia, and others. The world elites have taken over and are using the UN as their platform to initiate their plans for world domination, and are using Islam as their agent for creating chaos and mayhem inside many of the countries they wish to topple…

Next installment will be an overview of the “Elites” who are behind this plan…known as the Illuminati, the NWO, the Khazarian mafia, club of rome, council on foreign relations, etc…many secret societies will be revealed…

Globalism is face of the elites. The un-elected Uber wealthy. The ones saying we have too many people in the world. Some of the names are Rothschild, Rockefeller, Gates, Soros.

Rothchild’s are the world’s richest family with an estimated $500 Trillion dollars. They have financed both sides of every major war since Napoleon. They own all the world’s central banks except 5. They own the USA Federal Reserve. Central banks in every country not sovereign controlled but privately owned.

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted increased hyperbolic language and paranoia as the articles since March 28 through May 4 have been subtitled “War Updates”:

My interpretation of the research regarding this virus is that it was developed in a research lab near Winnipeg and then stolen and taken to China by Chinese intelligence agents. The patent for the virus does list Bill Gates as one of the patent holders through the Gates foundation, and it is believed the virus was developed as a bio-weapon and is a part of the de-population agenda…

I cannot say that the covid19 crisis is a hoax because we know the virus is real; however the level of media attention, hype and the ensuing panic it creates does offer a certain skepticism because this is simply the latest of several other designer viruses released in recent times…AIDS/HIV, Bird flu, Swine flu, SARS, MERV, H1N1, Ebloa, Ecoli, Zika, West Nile, etc…These are all man made patented viruses that have been released upon the world in the past 4 decades (co-incidentally Agenda 21 was signed near 30 yrs ago)…

It is an election year and some believe the virus was released in an attempt to interfere with the election by creating another crisis situation they try to blame on Trump, once again trying to reduce his support in the coming election.

This crisis has now created a world-wide travel restriction which makes it much easier to pursue the deep state criminals and make mass arrests. Military is not under the same restrictions and there are now 30,000 plus US troops in Europe to help with this operation.

There is chatter on the net about a shutdown of social media and MSM platforms coming for 10 days…April 1-10…this will be a global shutdown and the only thing on TV will be from the Emergency Broadcast System, which will be explaining the world elites crimes, who is being arrested, potentially footage of military tribunals which will be processing the arrested (No appeals).

It is expected that this will be ongoing for the 10 days of darkness and includes world leaders and senior government officials, The Vatican, The Royals, Many Uber wealthy deep state players, celebrities, etc.…

Time will tell if this is in fact true and allowances must be made for deep state counter moves that could interfere with the timing…

Canada will be saved from the globalists by the domino effect (Trudeau has already been indicted and charged with crimes against Humanity and is currently under house arrest) and we will need to completely redo our own style of government very soon. I am not sure how that will play out.

The next real danger to Canada, and this will not be removed by Trumps efforts, are all the agents of Islam now embedded into our country, some will be gone through this war but some will remain.

Once we have restored our sovereignty and have a Nationalist government once again we can shift focus to removing Islam from Canada.

Finally, and the announcement of the gun ban by the federal government resulted in this missive on May 4:

Trudeau is doubling down on the announced gun ban after what appears to be a false flag mass shooting event in Nova Scotia. (False flag does not mean no one was harmed…it means the event is being used to further a political agenda). There is no valid reason for the gun ban and it does not include the Indigenous so it is also discriminatory. Trudeau and Blair say these guns are NOT used for hunting, and then exempt the natives because they ARE used for hunting. An Oxymoron if there ever was one. I am advocating everyone stockpile as many firearms and ammo as they are able and NOT COMPLY. If you know of anyone thinking about turning their firearms in to the government, suggest that they would be better served in the hands of Patriots instead…

There are reports of “UN” patrols now going door to door in Lac Laloche Sakatchewan, supposedly checking for infected people. Apparently these “Patrols” are made up of new immigrants and are wearing uniforms. Are they planning to remove any suspected cases out of their homes and into camps? All for the “Public Health and Safety?”…Hmmm?...

Many, many Patriots are frustrated and wishing to do more than sit and watch. The time to rise and act is upon us. Resist all govt mandates. 

The QAnon and gun control conspiracies have recently become increasingly relevant. On July 1, 2020 a protest occurred on Parliament Hill in which anti-government QAnon supporters and anti-gun control advocated urged the American government to charge Justin Trudeau with a nebulous list of crimes ranging from treason to being part of an international satanic pedophile ring. Included in this group were some Northern Guard supporters. On June 2 a active reservist ran through the gates of Rideau Hall with his truck. Armed with numerous weapons he was soon taken into custody. His target appears to have been the Prime Minister and his social media indicated he was also influenced by the QAnon conspiracy cult

In August NG leader Nick Gallant started a new project linked to QAnon:



A feature of QAnon is the belief that a cabal of powerful individuals in government, business, and entertainment associated with progressive politics are secretly Satanic pedophiles and cannibals who rule the world and that Donald Trump is waging a secret war to save children and eliminate this perceived evil forever. Those who subscribe the the QAnon conspiracy believe that this cabal is mocking the good people of society by displaying the symbols of their depravity out in the open for all to see; those who are able to decipher "Q drops" are able to discern the symbolism for what it is, at least if you are a devout adherent of QAnon who are so divorced from reality that they can't see a pizza and think of it as anything other than a symbol for ritual child abuse. Gallant's M.A.P.P is no exception and if you argue that perhaps a shirt with sharks and pizza on is JUST a shirt with sharks and pizza because kids like both sharks and pizza then you are implicated in the conspiracy as well:











Recently there have been actions that have been taking place offline as yesterday members of the Northern Guard and Soldiers of Odin protested in Collingwood, Ontario demanding access to the provincial sex offender registry (which isn't something that the mayor of the city could grant even if he wished to):

Mystified by downtown storefronts and light traffic?

And Gallant has started another group whose aim appear to be focused on hunting for people they believe to be pedophiles, whether that characterization is warranted or not:


In looking at the content of his posts on the subject of child sexual abuse and trafficking however one wonders if Gallant and the Northern Guard (as well as the Soldiers of Odin, Yellow Vests Canada, and the host of other far-right groups who have taken up the cause) isn't simply jumping on the bandwagon both as a means of virtue signaling as well as engaging in ad hominem slurs against his enemies real and perceived since there are few accusations worse in our society than being accused of being a child molester.

For instance, when we were critical of Gallant and M.A.P.P. for perpetuating conspiracy theories and encouraging vigilantism, his reaction was make the baseless accusation that us and the founder of this blog must be child molesters who should be killed. He and another individual then engaged in friendly banter in which it was posited that the founder of this blog be raped which further calls into question his claim to be opposing sexual violence:


And, if there was any question regarding the ideology informing the Northern Guard's and other far-right groups' current fixation, this should put that to bed:

Child abuse and sexual violence are legitimate problems that need to be addressed much more vigourously, but claiming to do so by disseminating on ridiculous conspiracy theories and esoteric readings of mundane things as having symbolic meaning is doing real damage to that effort. Actual organizations who combat child sex abuse and trafficking are not at all surprisingly upset their work being is being hijacked by QAnon conspiracy adherents and extremists such as the Northern Guard:

The conspiracy theory and cult movement known as QAnon is attempting to hijack the good names of organizations leading the fight against child sexual abuse and sex trafficking. We cannot let this happen.

QAnon followers preach that a cabal of powerful people within government, business, academia and media are seeking world domination while engaging in child sex trafficking, pedophilia, cannibalism, and satanic sacrifice. To advance their agenda, QAnon followers have adopted a propaganda tactic that demands an immediate response from all of us in the field.

QAnon promoters are parasites. To grow their footprint, gain credibility, and spread misinformation, they associate their message of hate and bigotry with well-known, well-regarded organizations—specifically those working to end child sexual abuse and sex trafficking. That strategy threatens to diminish our identities, tarnish our reputations and harm our good works.

The problem is deepening. Many of our supporters are unknowingly re-distributing QAnon messages embedded within posts that appear to be straightforward statements against pedophilia and trafficking. We must speak out strongly against this. Just as education is the most powerful means we have to prevent child sex abuse and trafficking, education will be our most powerful weapon against the threat QAnon presents. All of us working in the field must join together and speak out loudly.

To learn more about QAnon and its attempt to co-opt our good works and organizations, visit the links below.

While the Northern Guard is growing and presents a real danger to communities based on many other members and supporters eagerness to engage in acts of violence, it is also subject to the same personality conflicts that have resulted in the collapse of other groups including the SoO. There have been a number of individuals who have had acrimonious splits with both the national chapter as well as some of the provincial chapters (the Alberta chapter has seen two schisms resulting in the formation of a new group within a year). They also recently engaged in a feud with a Calgary based hate group, the Urban Infidels, that is trying to spread across Canada in part by poaching Northern Guard member; ironically the Urban Infidels were started by an individual who broke with the Calgary chapter of the SoO less than a year ago.