Faith Goldy prominent figure with hate groups & neo-Nazi movement buying ads on @CP24; We must #Unitetostophate

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Greetings UARR community,

As you may know, Faith Goldy is buying TV ads on CP24 which will start running this week (according to a post she made on Reddit). 

Faith Goldy is a prominent figure in the alt-right neo-Nazi movement in Canada which is supporting her candidacy for Mayor – and volunteering for her. She has said the infamous Fourteen Words on air, appeared on neo-Nazi podcasts, and called for Canada to return to being a 96% white, European country. The evidence that she’s deep in the alt-right neo-Nazi movement is extensive and I’m happy to provide sources to demonstrate any of the points in this paragraph or the below letter.

We would really appreciate any efforts to contact Bell Media to let them know that running ads from Faith Goldy is unacceptable to the Jewish community. It’s my hope we can help them make the right decision quickly before her ads air and spark outrage and a much wider controversy.

The Bell Media contact information is as follows:

AdvertiseWithUs@bellmedia.ca

Phone: 416.924.6664

Below is a very rough draft of a letter the Canadian Anti-Hate Network will be editing and sending to Bell Media / CP 24.

I’m very happy to answer any questions you may have and I hope we can count on your support.

Best,

Nigel Barriffe

Board Chair, Urban Alliance on Race Relations

Evan Balgord

Executive Director

Canadian Anti-Hate Network

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I am writing you today as the Executive Director of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, a non-profit organization which monitors hate groups and their activities in Canada. We deliver information to the public and media and we provide information and evidence to law enforcement, and have done so on several criminal investigations across Canada.

Our advisory group is made up of Canada’s leading experts on hate groups and hate crimes, including human rights lawyers, academics, journalists, court-recognized experts, and leaders in targeted communities.

We are very concerned to learn that Faith Goldy has purchased ad space on CP24 and we urge you not to air her ads and provide her with a platform to whitewash and recruit for the hateful alt-right neo-Nazi ideology.

Faith Goldy is a prominent figure in Canada’s alt-right movement who associates with neo-Nazis. She shares neo-Nazi talking points and slogans such as the infamous Fourteen Words coined by the leader of the neo-Nazi group The Order, which was responsible for the murder of radio host Alan Berg.

Immediately following the Charlottesville rally, which saw the murder of Heather Heyer by a neo-Nazi, Goldy appeared on a neo-Nazi podcast associated with the Daily Stormer, which featured headlines such as “Legendary Shitlord James Sears Prosecuted for Hurting the Feelings of Useless Whores and Hooknosed Kikes.” She said that the Charlottesville manifesto, including its position on the JQ (Jewish Question; that Jews don’t count as white people to the alt-right neo-Nazi movement), were well thought out.

Goldy has been kicked off fundraising platforms, like Patreon, which cited her sincere recital of the Fourteen Words in its explanation. She retweets anti-Semitic conspiracy theories that Jewish people control finance and the media: “As shown by the deplatforming of @FaithGoldy, the financial system is run by a nasty group of people that has controlled the will of the people for far too long.”

Her activism also targets Muslims and other non-white Canadians and she has called for another crusade in the Middle East. She has called for Canada to return “to pre state Multiculturalism demographics (96% euro Canadian).”

In their semi-private spaces her volunteers complain that they are canvassing in non-white areas, writing “at least these people self-segregate.” She has been endorsed by the neo-Nazi podcasts This Hour Has 88 Minutes and The Ensign Hour, and the host of The Ensign Hour was photographed with her at Ford Fest this past weekend.

We could go on. The evidence of her position within, and support for, the alt-right neo-Nazi movement is extensive. They are using her campaign to network and get organized on the ground.

The alt-right neo-Nazi movement is responsible for over 100 murders and injuries as of January, 2018, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. It wants to create a white ethnostate by any means necessary including discriminatory policies, deportations, and extermination. They discus whitewashing their views and making them palatable (as Goldy is trying to do) to gain mainstream legitimacy and power.

It’s not the content of the Fourteen Words that’s troublesome (eg. We must protect a future for white children), but it’s meaning. It was coined by a group that went on to murder a Jewish radio host. It’s been used to self-identify as a Nazi for decades. That’s why it’s a hate symbol. Similarly, Faith Goldy’s ads may have acceptable, if radical right-wing content. That’s not the problem. The problem is that she’s trying to whitewash the hate movement she is a part of and get legitimacy to advance its goals which endanger the safety of all Canadians and particularly our diverse neighbours.

Running ads by Goldy will incense a number of communities and trigger a controversy that will be damaging to Bell Media and CP24. If you decide not to run the ads and face any backlash from Goldy’s supporters, we will stand by and support your decision publicly. Again, we urge you not to run her ads, we are prepared to answer any questions you have, and we look forward to your response.

 

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