The latest research on New Brunswick’s far-right and the politics of extremism and exclusion in the province was discussed at a panel on February 23. The panel discussion is now available for viewing here.
Brynn Trofimuk and Shayna Perry, MA students, UNB Sociology, talked about their research on the nature of right-wing extremism in Atlantic Canada.
Gilbert McLaughlin, a post-doctoral researcher at the Centre of Hate, Bias and Extremism at Ontario Tech University, discussed the nature of right-wing extremism and exclusion in the anti-bilingualism movement in New Brunswick, including in rhetoric found in last year’s provincial election in New Brunswick.
Discussants included Wolastoq Grand Council Chief Ron Tremblay, Husoni Raymond from Black Lives Matter Fredericton, Serge Brideau, Vice President of La Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick (SANB) and David Hofmann, Associate Professor, UNB Sociology.
This event was co-hosted by the NB Media Co-op and La Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick (SANB).