How Canada's Right-Wing Pivoted From COVID-19 Conspiracies to Conspiracies About Gender in 2023 - 2024-01-05

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F0.png How Canada's Right-Wing Pivoted From COVID-19 Conspiracies to Conspiracies About Gender in 2023 January 5, 2024, Luke LeBrun, PressProgress

Following a high from the 2022 Freedom Convoy, Canada's far-right quickly found itself falling back down to earth as many convoy leaders found themselves in prison and their activities under increased police surveillance.

Making matters worse, with public health restrictions lifting, conspiracies revolving around vaccines and public health authorities were beginning to lose traction compared to the darkest and most uncertain days of COVID-19.

On Christmas Day 2022, some of the original Freedom Convoy organizers tried to capture lightning twice by planning a convoy reunion in Winnipeg – a convoy that went nowhere thanks to confusing directions and fighting between organizers.

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