How right-wing extremists, libertarians and evangelicals built Quebec's movement against COVID-19 restrictions - 2020-09-25
The main event at a demonstration protesting COVID-19 restrictions last weekend north of Montreal was a speech by Steeve L'Artiss Charland, one-time leader of a far-right group that has since faded from view.
In a parking lot in Mont-Tremblant, Que., Charland told a crowd of around 75 about his miraculous recovery from a childhood illness that had stumped doctors. He then told them they were part of a cosmic struggle of good against evil.
"It's us against them," Charland said to applause. "We're in a spiritual war. We're in a war of darkness against light."