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Rcl Branch: Citizens Alliance and Valerie Mitchell-Veinotte

rcl branch: Stephen Garvey, the leader of National Citizens Alliance, and other members of the small federal political party participated in the Apple Blossom Festival's annual parade in Kentville, N.S. Taryn Grant / For Star Metro The original booking was made by an individual for a private function, according to Toronto Star. When RCL Branch 27 learned that the booking was intended as a town hall meeting for the National Citizens Alliance, the booking was cancelled, Valerie Mitchell-Veinotte, executive director of the Nova Scotia/Nunavut Command, told Global News. The National Citizens Alliance was set to host its meeting at a legion branch in Halifax's north end Friday evening, but the event was cancelled by the legion Thursday. The alliance promotes the idea of integration of new arrivals into what it calls the basic cultural norms of Canada and a belief that political correctness threatens Canada's identity and culture. It had also recently been banned from participating in the Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival, whose organizers apologized on Sunday after the NCA walked in its parade. The group said Friday it had further been banned from meeting at a church hall and a Halifax hotel, and now plans to hold a rally at a downtown park. ( As reported in the news.