CBC – 10 hours ago
A court decision (click here) to bar an American white supremacist organization from inheriting an estimated $250,000 coin and artifact collection from a New Brunswick man is being commended by a Canadian Jewish organization.
Robert McCorkill had willed the items to the National Alliance, based in West Virginia, before he died in Saint John in 2004.
But a New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench judge ruled on Thursday in favour of McCorkill's estranged sister, Isabelle Rose McCorkill, who had challenged the will.
Judge William Grant described the written materials of the National Alliance as "racist, white supremacist and hate-inspired."
"They are disgusting, repugnant and revolting," he said.
Such "hate propaganda" is both illegal in Canada and contrary to public policy, said Grant, voiding the will.
“This was a strong statement indicating that it is against Canadian public policy to bequeath money to organizations that spread hate," the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs said in a statement on Friday....