Hate Promotion

Little pieces of paper with websites to racist promotion were strewn around town, near elementary schools on Orange Shirt Day, Sept. 30. (Contributed)

Orange Shirt Day in Vernon trashed by hate flyers

Hundreds of fortune-cookie sized notes to white supremacist’s website scattered

 

Summerland mayor Toni Boot said he has received emails and what she describes as a racist voice mail message following a confrontation with a store owner over images with the Confederate flag. (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland mayor receives messages of opposition following Confederate flag confrontation

Toni Boot has received emails, a voice mail and other calls for her resignation

 

Summerland mayor Toni Boot sits in front of Your Dollar Store with More in Summerland on July 18 and destroys bandanas bearing the Confederate flag. One of the bandanas purchased at the store had been displayed for participants in an anti-racism rally on July 16. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

VIDEO: Summerland mayor destroys bandanas with Confederate symbol

Confederate flag shown at anti-racism parade on July 16 had been purchased at local store

 

The man who displayed a Confederate flag during an anti-racism parade in Summerland has been caught. The flag was displayed during a parade on July 16, 2020. The man who displayed was caught the following evening and has apologized for the action. (Contributed)

Man apologizes for displaying Confederate flag at anti-racism parade in Summerland

Alberta man apologizes to mayor for actions, points to flag sold in local store

The man who displayed a Confederate flag during an anti-racism parade in Summerland has been caught. The flag was displayed during a parade on July 16, 2020. The man who displayed was caught the following evening and has apologized for the action. (Contributed)
Police are asking for information after a vehicle with a Confederate flag was observed during an anti-racism parade in Summerland on July 16. Earlier in the week, vehicle displaying a Confederate flag was observed at a Summerland shopping centre. (Contributed)

Confederate flag seen along anti-racism parade route in Summerland

Incident is third sighting of Confederate flag in community in past two weeks

Police are asking for information after a vehicle with a Confederate flag was observed during an anti-racism parade in Summerland on July 16. Earlier in the week, vehicle displaying a Confederate flag was observed at a Summerland shopping centre. (Contributed)
Police are conducting a criminal investigation into what appears to be hate-motivated vandalism in Summerland. The incident occurred on the evening of July 13. Another incident in Summerland was reported to police on the morning of July 14. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

RCMP to investigate hate-motivated vandalism in Summerland

Swastikas and other graffiti spray painted on house and at bandshell

Police are conducting a criminal investigation into what appears to be hate-motivated vandalism in Summerland. The incident occurred on the evening of July 13. Another incident in Summerland was reported to police on the morning of July 14. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Graffiti, including racist symbols, was left on the side of a house on Hespeler Road on the evening of July 13. Police are continuing to investigate the incident. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Windows broken, racist graffiti left on Summerland home

Family says nothing like this has happened since they moved to Summerland in 1980s

Graffiti, including racist symbols, was left on the side of a house on Hespeler Road on the evening of July 13. Police are continuing to investigate the incident. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The business card for an Armstrong gym depicts a Straight Pride symbol. (Contributed)

Straight pride ad sparks hate for Armstrong gym

Owner has pulled business cards, says everyone is welcome at the health club

The business card for an Armstrong gym depicts a Straight Pride symbol. (Contributed)