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Should the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia name something after a neo-Nazi?

By Warren Kinsella      

So: how was a known and notorious Nazi enthusiast allowed to pull a fast one on two levels of government? So he could upset Jewish Nova Scotians? And, now that they know, will they clean up their mess? Many questions. In the John Mark Tillmann case, answers remain elusive.

Nazi sympathizer John Mark Tillmann. Screen shot photograph courtesy of CBC News/the Fifth Estate
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TORONTO—Should the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia name something after a neo-Nazi? It’s not a hypothetical question. Fall River, N.S. (pop. 11,526) is a little community in Halifax’s regional municipality. By all accounts, it’s a lovely spot, and the locals are nice. If you go hiking on a trail in the area, you may spot a bear or a bobcat or the occasional coyote. Tillmann Brook runs alongside such a trail. According to Natural Resources Canada, which

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