January 20, 2016, TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of award-winning sports journalist Marty York as its Senior Coordinator of Media and Sports.
York will be responsible for ensuring the success of B’nai Brith Canada’s new media plans and extensive sports programs. He also will serve as the chief organizer for B’nai Brith’s inaugural golf tournament at the Oakdale Golf and Country Club.
York brings with him decades of experience in the sports industry. He began his career as a sports reporter with The Globe and Mail before becoming senior sports columnist and associate sports editor for the national newspaper.
He also was an on-air analyst for Canadian sports networks TSN and Rogers Sportsnet. Over the course of his journalism career, York broke countless stories and covered nearly 250 World Series games, Stanley Cup games, NBA championship games, Super Bowls and Grey Cups.
“We are delighted to have Marty join B’nai Brith Canada and look forward to him organizing new and exciting programs for the Canadian Jewish community,” said Henry Schnurbach, President of B’nai Brith Canada. “Marty’s appointment demonstrates that B’nai Brith Canada is committed to creating a strong and active Jewish community by providing a wide range of relevant, educational and social programming.”
For further information please contact:
Director of Communications
B’nai Brith Canada
About B’nai Brith Canada: B’nai Brith has advocated for Canadian Jewry and championed the cause of human rights since 1875. B’nai Brith is recognized as a vital voice in promoting Jewish unity and continuity, a staunch defender of the State of Israel and global Jewry, a tireless advocate on behalf of senior citizens and a leader in combating antisemitism & racism. We are the grassroots voice of the Jewish Community.