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Far-right group's 'Terror Tour' stops in Kamloops and Kelowna

An event poster for the far-right group Diagolon's tour.
Image Credit: TWITTER/Diagalon Studios

Members of a far-right group are going on a speaking tour in cities across Canada, including Kamloops and Kelowna.

Members of Diagolon, a group that gained attention during the convoy protests of 2022, will be coming to Kamloops and Kelowna next month, according to the group's website. Whether they have a venue lined up yet isn't clear.

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Diagalon became known more widely when four men were arrested at the convoy protest in Coutts, Alberta. They were accused of plotting to kill RCMP officers and police later found body armour with a Diagolon patch.

An RCMP intelligence report calls Diagalon a "meme-based, online satirical movement" that seeks to form its own country based on far-right views.

The group, led by founder and podcast host Jeremy MacKenzie, "espouses anti-authority and anti-government sentiments, at times in blatant terms referencing violent accelerationism, under the guise of humour," according to the report.

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The "Terror Tour" is coming to Kamloops July 20, for which the group sells tickets on its website called the "grift shop." A venue isn't listed, but attendees are promised they'll be notified of a location 24 hours in advance. In Kelowna, there will be a July 15 meet-and-greet, which are free, but the dates and places are "fluid," according to its website.

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