Originally posted on National Post | News:

MONTREAL – The Greek political party Golden Dawn has been called a neo-nazi organization. But Canadian supporters who opened a Montreal chapter this month say that couldn’t be further from the truth.

The Montreal chapter is one of only two outside Greece. It launched in early September and began to collect food, medicine and clothing to send to Golden Dawn headquarters in Athens for the needy. Organizers say they have sent about a ton of aid to Greece.

But critics don’t see that plan as quite so altruistic. The party chooses who is to receive the donations and the rule is: no immigrants.

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Canadian leader Jimmy James says that restriction is justified because illegal immigrants are taking food from the country’s historical inhabitants. “It’s a problem when a Greek is starving in his own country.”

Golden Dawn wasn’t well known outside of Greece until this year, when it…

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