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Canadian Neo Nazi Wanted in Connection with Calgary Bombings

By Sonia Scherr on November 24, 2009 - 9:00 am, Posted in Neo-Nazi

A prominent member of a Canadian neo-Nazi group is wanted for attempted murder in connection with two bombings in Calgary.

McKeePolice announced Monday that they’re looking for 24-year-old Kyle Robert McKee, along with a 17-year-old who cannot be publicly identified under Canadian law because he’s considered a juvenile. Besides attempted murder, they both face charges of possessing, making or controlling explosives, and possession of a weapon or imitation for a dangerous purpose.

No one was hurt in the incident, which occurred on Saturday around 7:15 a.m. in northeast Calgary. After someone reported hearing gunshots, police found what appeared to be an improvised explosive devise (a homemade bomb, or IED) in a large parking lot between two apartment complexes. The IED had been detonated. A second IED that also had been detonated was discovered near the scene.

McKee, a slight man with a shaved head, has “Kill Jews” tattooed on his shins. He often acts as spokesman for the Aryan Guard, a racist gang whose “white pride” marches have caused a stir in Canada’s third-largest city. However, police say there’s no evidence that the bombings were hate crimes. “The victims in this case knew the offenders and share similar beliefs and values,” stated a news release from the City of Calgary.

Police haven’t released further details about a motive. However, former Aryan Guard member Tyler Sturrup identified himself as one of the victims on his Facebook page, according to Anti-Racist Canada, a blog that covers the Aryan Guard. Sturrup had left the group to help form the Western European Brotherhood (W.E.B.). W.E.B. participated in the Aryan Guard’s 2008 and 2009 marches through downtown Calgary to celebrate “white pride,” though recently there’d been friction between the two groups.

The Aryan Guard was founded in 2006 with help from the country’s two best known white supremacists, Paul Fromm of the Canadian Association for Free Expression, and National Socialist Party of Canada leader Terry Tremaine. Though the bombings apparently were not bias crimes, the Aryan Guard has been linked to several assaults on minorities, including the beating of a Japanese visitor in July 2008 by a 17-year-old group member. The group has roughly 20 full-fledged members, many of whom have criminal records, along with 20 to 30 associates.

  • jesse

    the fact of youth being able to soak there minds with soo much hatred is a shame ,the world needs to go back to the dark ages and relize that that family and good morals is all the world needs ,not peace talks not NATO or anyother peacekeeping people just need to pull there head out of there asses and see what a messed up world we live in,acceppt it and change it,hopefully he gets to meet a real nazi and they show him a world of pain!

  • http://anti-racistcanada.blogspot.com/ nos200

    They’re so going to love him in prison.

  • Mycos

    ,,,”he chooses to play nazis and indians”

    And it’s not nearly as humiliating for the target as playing ring-toss using hula-hoops and the KKK (pointy hats?) kooks when they march. Altho, now that I think about it, we should get a lot more “points” for a neo-nazis given that their Nazi salute means throwing the hoop at an angle.

    Hmmm. Interesting challenge. Tell ya’s what. Next time anyone knows they’re marching, how about giving it a try then telling us how it went. You never know… If it catches on, you’ll score more karma points than you can spend in a life-time… meaning that you’ll eventually leave this “mortal coil” while still on the plus side. That’s got to be worth something I figger !
    . ;-)

  • http://www.PowersOfTen.org John

    “notorious” might be a better word than “prominent” which carries a connotation of approval.

  • Jay

    Canada is packed with under-educated white hicks , I am sure that with the recent high levels of immigration the country is receiving there would be more racist groups attacking minorities.

  • Gregory

    “McKee, a slight man with a shaved head, has “Kill Jews” tattooed on his shins.”

    Just when you think it can’t get weirder, it does.

  • Carter

    Read the article carefully & we see -WHO does the little crap-brain target? His own! This is something that the WN will actually never hope to stop.
    The reason (IMO) is that there is such an all encompassing hatred that it blossoms at the nearest target. That is generally another WN.

    California learned a fairly potent lesson with not letting youth determine the sum total of sentencing guidelines. This jerk needs to do some time so he can get a dose of the REAL “brothers” he has inside. He will fall victim to his own & then he MAY realize that hatred only breeds hatred. The Woods in his tank will eat him for breakfast.

    That experience (white exploitation of white within the correctional system) has changed many outlooks on the issues.

  • Bob Cooper

    I sometimes wish hitler would come back to life and tell these meth-addled, hypocrites that they are the last thing he wants alive. just LOOK at that kid. he could do so much better with his life and he chooses to play nazis and indians instead of getting a job and making something of himself. its a disgrace.