The decision follows the far-right group’s role in the Capitol insurrection.
A political push to formally designate even that violent far-right group as terrorists could set a dangerous precedent.
“Hate knows no borders,” the NDP leader said in a statement.
Many people thought it would make a good rebrand for the far-right hate group.
And their posts have Dan Levy's approval.
Trudeau denounced "right-wing extremism, white supremacy and racism in all its forms," while other politicians highlighted branches of the Proud Boys in Canada.
FBI has classified it as "an extremist group with ties to white nationalism."
"We remember Charlottesville!" anti-fascist protesters chanted.
Ford’s alleged dog whistles and connections to the far-right will further embolden white supremacists and normalize hatred.
It has been so successful, in part, due to a lack of critical engagement of race relations in Canada.