Temple Shooting

Canada's No Safe Haven From Breivik-Style Hate Crime

Shahla Khan Salter | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Politics
Shahla Khan Salter

Is domestic terrorism, instigated by white supremacists, such as Breivik, on the rise? Recently, more incidents of hate crimes are reported to be taking place, with alarming frequency. There have been at least seven reports of hate crimes targeting Muslims and mosques in the last 10 days in the United States. Here in Canada we look down at the U.S. and say, "well, everything is worse down there, more guns, more violence, more racism." Not so fast. According to Statistics Canada figures from 2009, the frequency of hate crimes are up.

PHOTOS: At The Scene Of Wisconsin Temple Shooting

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada

At least seven people have died as a result of a shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. near Milwaukee. The suspected gunman is among the deceas...