Right-wing extremism, hatred and gender-based violence in Canada. What does research tell us about prevention and what are the pathways for prevention and intervention online and offline?

Monday, April 29th, 2019
Université du Québec à Montréal
Pavillon Adrien-Pinard (SU), 100 Sherbrooke W., Montreal, Qc

Welcome address

Sébastien Brouillette-Alarie, the conference presenter, introduced the CPN-PREV and its mandate. He also discusses the complexity of the phenomenon of violent radicalization and the importance of taking into account the context of each case for prevention initiatives.


Presentation of the results of CPN-PREV’s systematic review
Ghayda Hassan

Ghayda Hassan presents the results of CPN-PREV’s first systematic review. Among other things, she discusses the link between exposure to online hate speech and attitudes of violent radicalization, as well as possible solutions and approaches to prevention.