Update, May 28, 3:45 PM. Both the Sydney and Truro NCA events have been cancelled, thanks to the efforts of community members who contacted the two venues to let them know that white supremacists are not welcome in their community. Follow Halifax Against Hate on Twitter for further updates.
KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – The white supremacist National Citizens Alliance (NCA) is making another effort to get established in Nova Scotia.
Public meetings have been announced for Halifax (June 3), Sydney (June 5) and Truro (June 7). A location for the Halifax event has not yet been announced, but the group on its Facebook page lists the Truro and District Lions Club for the Truro event, and the Branch 12 Legion hall for the Sydney event.
Earlier efforts to stop the NCA from getting a venue in Nova Scotia to spout their Islamophobic and racist hate have been mostly successful.
For instance, a May 2018 meeting in Halifax was cancelled after the Canadian Legion revoked the rental. Also. after the group joined the Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Parade in Kentville without an invitation they were banned from from future parades for life.
Public rallies suffered a similar fate after counter protesters far outnumbered NCA sympathizers.
The twitter account Halifax Against Hate is asking the public to contact the Sydney Branch 12 Legion Hall, and the Truro Lions Club to alert them to the true nature of the group and request that the rental be cancelled.
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