Calgary anti-racism activists’ home invaded (CBC News):
The victims of a home invasion in Calgary early Monday morning are well-known anti-racism activists.
Calgary police said five masked men armed with bats and hammers forced their way into a home in the 5400 block of Eighth Avenue S.E. shortly after 1 a.m.
Police believe the home was targeted for attack, although they haven’t confirmed a motive. A neo-Nazi angle is being investigated, police said.
Three adults and four children were in the house at the time.
One of the adults was Jason Devine, who as a member of Anti-Racist Action Calgary has in the past posted pictures of suspected white supremacists on his blog. More recently, he and his wife had put up posters in their neighbourhood “outing” people they claim are neo-Nazis.
Devine was beaten about his head, on his back and on his arms. His friend had his arm broken and is still in hospital awaiting surgery.