Rating: NNNNNThe Heritage Front's Aryan fest to mark Canada Day in Kingston this past weekend ended up turning into a.
The Heritage Front’s Aryan fest to mark Canada Day in Kingston this past weekend ended up turning into a backyard barbecue.
Front head Wolfgang Droege says he didn’t even know the skinhead fete was being planned until someone read him a newspaper article about it Friday morning. “I was really surprised.”
What gives? Police say there’s a power struggle in the Front.
“From what I hear, that’s the way things are shaking down,” says staff sergeant Brian Cookman of Kingston police.
The Front has been dormant for years, but police say a recent Front arrival from Sudbury has been busy recruiting and organizing meetings in Kingston. This past weekend’s ill-fated concert was only his latest foray. If it was an attempt by the group to revive its fortunes, Bernie Farber of the Canadian Jewish Congress says it failed miserably.