Jeremy MacKenzie is a Canadian military veteran and podcaster. He is famous as the founder of the far-right group Diagolon, and a Canada convoy protester. MacKenzie founded the alt-right group Diagolon. He is a firearms enthusiast and a Plaid Army podcaster.
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MacKenzie has stated that there is a race war occurring in the US, and has described the Nuremberg Trials as a kangaroo court. He joined for the Canadian Armed Forces in 2003 and worked as an infantryman for the Royal Canadian Regiment, which included a deployment in Afghanistan.
He took part in the Canada convoy protest. In February 2022, he was identified by Marco Mendicino when he was Public Safety Minister as a national security risk; Mendicino also identified Diagolon as “a far-right extreme organization.”
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While giving evidence at the subsequent Public Order Emergency Commission, MacKenzie downplayed his connections to Chris Lysak, one of the men accused of plotting to kill police officers at the 2022 bridge blockage, close to Coutts, Alberta. MacKenzie’s lawyer had previously requested that MacKenzie be allowed to participate in the commission in private, without the public watching.
Jeremy MacKenzie is present on many social media platforms where he uses variations of the username Raging Dissident. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) issued a Canada-wide arrest warrant for MacKenzie in July 2022, and he was arrested on 29 September in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia.
MacKenzie was charged with crimes in three provinces, including Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia. His charges include criminal harassment, uttering threats, assault, pointing a firearm at someone, and ten counts of possessing restricted firearms and prohibited magazines.
He was denied bail on the 7th of October 2022. Jeremy MacKenzie fired his lawyer on the 13th of October 2022. After being held in Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre, he was granted bail on November 25, 2022.
MacKenzie made racist comments and discussed raping Anaida Galindo (wife of Conservative Party leader Pierre Poilievre) with podcast guest with Alex Vriend, prompting Poilievre to ask the RCMP to investigate him. An RCMP investigation was ongoing in October 2022. He has post-traumatic stress disorder, as a consequence of his military work. He moved to Pictou, Nova Scotia in December 2021.
Jeremy MacKenzie net worth
Jeremy MacKenzie has an estimated net worth of $500,000 as of January 2023.