The Far-Right in New Brunswick: A Panel on Extremism and Exclusion

Farright politics and violence is not only a phenomenon in the U.S. but also in Canada, including in New Brunswick, the unceded territories of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq, and Passamaquoddy.

Join a panel on the latest research on the farright in New Brunswick and analysis of the nature of extremism and exclusion found in the anti-bilingual rhetoric of last year’s provincial election in New Brunswick. This panel is timely as both New Brunswick and Canada begin reviews of legislation on official languages.

Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00pm Atlantic time

Register for the Zoom link here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApd-iorDMrGdPPueElv1l7Jou4CUDv2m_D

Watch on Facebook live here. 

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Brynn Trofimuk and Shayna Perry, MA students, UNB Sociology, will talk 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, will discuss 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.

With Wolastoq Grand Council Chief Ron Tremblay, Husoni Raymond, 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 is co-hosted by the NB Media Co-op and La Société de l’Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick (SANB).

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/106123521403537/

For more information, contact info@nbmediacoop.org.

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