CBC: European anti-Islam group PEGIDA plans debut in Montreal

A PEGIDA demonstration in Dresden, Germany.

A Europe-based anti-Islam, anti-immigration group called PEGIDA is making its Quebec debut this weekend — and local politicians and community members want to tell the group its views aren’t welcome in Montreal.

PEGIDA Québec members are planning an anti-Islam gathering on the outskirts of Montreal’s Little Maghreb neighbourhood, a largely North African Muslim community in the Montreal borough of Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension.

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre said Thursday he condemns any instance of Islamophobia in the city…

Shut up, CBC and politicians. The people are speaking.