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B’nai Brith Canada Representatives Testify on Bill C-51

B'nai Brith Canada's David Matas (left) and Brian Herman (right) Oct. 30, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada representatives Brian Herman (Director of Government Relations) and David Matas (Senior Legal Counsel) testified before the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights today regarding Bill C-51, an act which would make various amendments to the Criminal Code. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Meets with New Montreal Hate Crimes Unit

(L to R) Allan Adel (National League for Human Rights Chair), Harvey Levine, (B’nai Brith Quebec Regional Director),  Line Lemay (SPVM Lieutenant Detective), Isabelle Billette (SPVM), Stephane Roch (Sargent Detective), Steve Slimovitch (criminal law advisor) Oct. 26, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – Earlier this week, members of B’nai Brith Canada had their first face-to-face meeting with the newly formed Montreal Hate Crimes Unit at SPVM (Service de Police de la Ville de Montreal) headquarters. Continue reading

MP Bestows Canada 150th Citizenship Award to B'nai Brith's Eric Bissell

Eric Bissell (left) with MP Anthony Housefather (right)  Oct. 24, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Member of Parliament Anthony Housefather (Mount Royal) awarded the Sesquicentennial Citizenship Award to B'nai Brith Canada's Eric Bissell in Montreal. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Welcomes New Regional Director in Manitoba

Ran Ukashi August 23, 2017 By Hailey KobrinCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce that Ran Ukashi has joined the organization as Regional Director in Manitoba. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Appoints New Director of Government Relations

Brian Herman August 23, 2017 By Hailey KobrinCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is delighted to announce that Brian Herman has been appointed to serve as its Director of Government Relations. Continue reading

WATCH: CityNews Interviews B'nai Brith on Antisemitic Graffiti at Vaughan School

July 4, 2017 CityNews interviewed Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer of B'nai Brith Canada, about an incident in which antisemitic and racist graffiti  and disturbing messages were found on the walls of a high school in Vaughan, Ont Continue reading

B'nai Brith Recognizes Lachute, Que. for Preventing Event Honouring Nazi Pilot

B'nai Brith Canada's Quebec Region Director Harvey Levine (left) with Lachute Mayor Carl Peloquin. Le directeur regional de B’nai Brith Canada au Québec, Harvey Levine (left) avec le maire de la ville de Lachute Carl Peloquin June 15, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada recognized the city of Lachute, Que. on Thursday with a certificate for preventing the celebration of a Nazi pilot at a ceremony in March. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Presents Certificate of Recognition to City of Côte Saint-Luc

(L-R) Eric Bissell, Ted Greenfield, Harvey Levine, Councillor Sam Goldbloom, Councillor Glenn Nashen, Mayor Mitchell Brownstein, Police Commander Jean O'Malley, Public Security Jordy Reichson and V-COPS. June 14, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada was proud to present a Certificate of Recognition to the City of Côte Saint-Luc for its dedication to fighting against racism, antisemitism and discrimination on June 12, 2017. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Testifies at Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn (left) and Senator Linda Frum testify at the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights.  May 12, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada On May 10, 2017, B'nai Brith Canada Chief Executive Officer Michael Mostyn testified before the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights at Parliament Hill to discuss S-232, an act respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month. Continue reading

WATCH: Audit of Antisemitic Incidents News Conferences Across Canada

The year 2016 was a record-setting year for antisemitism in Canada, B'nai Brith Canada's Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents found. Representatives of the organization as well as representatives of B'nai Brith's League for Human Rights spoke to the media in Toronto (national), Montreal and Calgary at press conferences on May 9, 2017. Continue reading
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