The CBC reports:
The federal government has added the Three Percenters movement to its list of terrorist entities, an anti-government group linked to a recent bomb plot in the U.S. with a known presence in Canada.
The Three Percenters, named after a debunked theory that only three per cent of Americans took up arms and served in George Washington’s Colonial Army in the American Revolution against the British, say their main goals are to protect the right to bear arms, defend against an “overreaching government” and “push back against tyranny.”
Another ideologically motivated violent extremist group, Aryan Strikeforce, was also added today. The U.K-founded neo-Nazi group, with contacts in Canada, aims to carry out violent activities to overthrow governments, start a race war, and eradicate ethnic minorities, said officials.
Read the full article. In March, Canada named the Proud Boys as a terrorist entity. Last month, Proud Boys Canada dissolved itself.
The federal government has added the Three Percenters movement to its list of terrorist entities.
It is an anti-government group linked to a recent bomb plot in the U.S. with a known presence in Canada. https://t.co/E7oxB5COGY @cattunneycbc
— CBC News (@CBCNews) June 25, 2021