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U of T Must Resist Pressure Campaign

Michael Mostyn's op-ed in the print edition of Friday's Toronto Sun September 25, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada is encouraging the University of Toronto to resist a pressure campaign demanding it hire an anti-Israel activist with ties to an organization closely linked to a terrorist group. Continue reading

Getting It Right on Election Dates: B’nai Brith in Dialogue with Elections Officials

September 24, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is advocating for the democratic rights of Jewish voters when it comes to the date of Canada’s next election. Continue reading

Pop-Up Clothing Store a Big Hit!

Recently, B’nai Brith Canada proudly held a unique pop-up store event to support community members in need of slightly used and new clothing for the winter. Continue reading

Three Antisemitic Attacks in Ontario During Jewish New Year

A man harasses members of the Thornhill Jewish community (Facebook) September 22, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by three antisemitic incidents that marred Jewish holiday observances in Canada’s largest province this past weekend. Continue reading

Antisemitic Priest Barred from Canadian Archdiocese

An image of Fr. Rydzyk, second from left, at an event in Poland (New York Times) September 17, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada EDMONTON – A figure with a long history of inciting hatred has been denied a platform in Canada following community and B’nai Brith Canada advocacy. Continue reading

Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce and B'nai Brith to Join Forces

September 16, 2020 TORONTO - B'nai Brith Canada and the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) are thrilled to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between our organizations.  Continue reading

B’nai Brith to PM: Throne Speech Should Confront Antisemitism

An image of the Senate ( September 14, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - In advance of the Speech from the Throne in nine days, B’nai Brith Canada has written Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterating the importance of confronting antisemitism during this challenging time of COVID-19. Continue reading

Our Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

P.O. Box #77510 Sheppard Plaza Post Office                                                                                                 Toronto, Ontario                                                                                                 M3H 2W0                                                                                                   September 4, 2020   The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario    K1A 0A6   Dear Prime Minister, B’nai Brith Canada wrote you November 20, 2019, to assure your government of our firm support in continuing efforts by the Government to combat antisemitism, hate crimes and hate speech, and further address the challenges facing Canada’s Jewish community. Continue reading

Congratulations to Manitoba's Diverse Minds Contest Winners!

September 10, 2020 We're thrilled to congratulate the winners of last night's Diverse Minds creative writing competition in Manitoba. Continue reading

Tackling Online Hate and Antisemitism: B’nai Brith Urges Government Action

An image of Parliament Hill in Ottawa (National Post) September 10, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada is pushing for forthright action by the Government of Canada to confront online hate and antisemitism. Continue reading
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