Why far-right nativist political parties stand no chance in Canada

Because Canada survived the recession okay? Because its people are naturally more tolerant? Not so fast, writes James Yan.

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Soldiers carry the EU flag at the start of the first plenary session of the European Parliament 2014-2019 term.
James Yan
Published: Thursday, 07/10/2014 6:30 pm EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 07/10/2014 6:31 pm EDT

Anti-immigrant far-right political parties in much of Europe in recent years have garnered surprisingly high levels of support among domestic constituencies. In the May 2014 European parliamentary elections right-wing nativist parties performed exceptionally well.

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