Facebook Post: Ucp Nomination and Edmonton-West Henday
facebook post: He says if he'd known who they were, he would have requested the pub's management have them removed.UCP leader Jason Kenney tweeted that the party condemns any group that promotes racial prejudice, adding it's disturbing they would seek to tarnish the campaigns of Indigenous UCP candidates, according to National Observer. Leila Houle, who is seeking the UCP nomination in Edmonton-West Henday, says in a Facebook post that she's beyond upset, calling Soldiers of Odin a violent, racist organization. The photos posted to the Soldiers of Odin Edmonton Facebook page show people wearing hats and other clothing with S.O.O. on them, posing with several candidates for the UCP nomination in Edmonton-West Henday. ; Terry Howlett, president of the UCP Edmonton-West constituency association, says in a statement that the association was not immediately aware what the abbreviation stood for. As an Indigenous woman, I condemn in the strongest possible way the SOO, and the violent, racist activity they have been attached to in Edmonton and across Canada, Houle said in the post Sunday. I absolutely reject the SOO and wish to move on from this disturbing event. I have spent my entire life fighting prejudice and am painfully aware that this fight is an ongoing one. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.