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“I love the people I photograph. I mean, they’re my friends. I've never met most of them or I don’t know them at all, yet through my images I live with them.” – Bruce Gilden

Anti Immigration Rally

One year later after I shot the same rally in Calgary City Hall, I returned.  So did many of the same players, Sons of Odin, Street Church, Raging Grannies, Antifa.  Those opposing Street Church and Sons of Odin, the "counter protesters" came in greater numbers this time, with more signs, a stronger voice and First Nations along with them. The result was a more powerful voice against those who oppose diversity.

 Counter protesters began speeches drowning out the main protest going on behind them.  First Nations bands together with others to make their voice heard.

Counter protesters began speeches drowning out the main protest going on behind them.  First Nations bands together with others to make their voice heard.

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 Sons of Odin arrive at City Hall to protest the laws and the government in their stance against immigration.

Sons of Odin arrive at City Hall to protest the laws and the government in their stance against immigration.

 Some counter protesters brought a different energy.

Some counter protesters brought a different energy.

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 Despite the best efforts of CPS there were still some heated exchanges.

Despite the best efforts of CPS there were still some heated exchanges.

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 Calgary Raging Grannies.

Calgary Raging Grannies.

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 Counter protesters stand by traffic and the entrance of city hall ensuring their message is loud and clear.

Counter protesters stand by traffic and the entrance of city hall ensuring their message is loud and clear.