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Young Jewish Candidate to Challenge Finance Minister in Quebec Election

Laura Azéroual campaigns with François Legault Aug. 22, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada The following is the first of four profiles on Jewish candidates running in the Quebec provincial election. For the second, click here. MONTREAL – While the provincial election campaign in Quebec will not officially kick off until Thursday, it is just as if the writ has already dropped. Polls show that the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) and its leader François Legault are the early favourites to defeat the governing Liberals, with the Parti Québecois potentially wiped from the map. Continue reading

Winnipeg's Most Vulnerable Take Part in 10th Annual B'nai Brith Event

An aerial view of Sunday's event Aug. 21, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – This past Sunday, B'nai Brith Canada held its 10th annual "Afternoon with the Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club" event, bringing out the city's most vulnerable to spend a fun day at the ball park. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Gets Results – But We Need Your Support

Aug. 20, 2018 As the voice of grassroots Jewry in this country, B’nai Brith Canada acts on behalf of human rights and galvanizes our community to react whenever there is an incident or event that merits our condemnation, advocacy or support. Continue reading

MP Iqra Khalid Apologizes, Rescinds Certificate to Activist Linked to Hate Rally 

MP Iqra Khalid Aug. 16, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – MP Iqra Khalid has rescinded a Certificate of Appreciation to a controversial activist and has apologized for her insensitive actions following intense public pressure. Continue reading

PETITION: MP Iqra Khalid Must Apologize for Rewarding Activist Linked to Hate Rally

Mississauga-Erin Mills MP Iqra Khalid: Tone deaf to antisemitism (Photo Credit: CBC) ***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Aug. 15, 2018 To Iqra KhalidMP, Mississauga-Erin Mills Dear Ms. Khalid, Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: MP Iqra Khalid Must Rescind Certificate to Activist Linked to Hate Rally

Amin El-Maoued, left, poses for a recent photo with MP Iqra Khalid, right (Photo Credit: Facebook) Aug. 15, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – A Member of Parliament with a checkered history has added to her list of controversies by presenting a Certificate of Appreciation to an activist who led a rally laden with hate-filled and antisemitic slogans, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Winnipeg Celebrates Milestone with 10th Annual Afternoon With the Goldeyes Event

August 10, 2018 By Reut CohenCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG — B’nai Brith Canada is thrilled to once again host its Afternoon with the Winnipeg Goldeyes Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Continue reading

Explaining the Indigenous Jewish Connection to the Land of Israel

Aug. 9, 2018 By Noa Levin, Daniel Koren & Ran UkashiB'nai Brith Canada Today, Aug. 9, we observe the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, when we remember to promote and protect indigenous rights around the world. Continue reading

Celebrations Continue Through the Summer for B'nai Brith Seniors

Firing up the grill at a B'nai Brith Canada Seniors Summer BBQ August 9, 2018 By Dana FieldsSenior Writer/ResearcherB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada’s Senior Outreach Program has been very busy with multiple summer barbecues for residents and their guests. Continue reading

City of Toronto Rejects B’nai Brith Canada’s Request to Disallow Far-Right Rally

Rioters at the infamous Charlottesville, Va. riots of Aug. 11-12, 2017 Aug. 8, 2018 By Marty YorkChief Media Relations & Communications OfficerB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The City of Toronto has chosen to allow a rally at Nathan Phillips Square this Saturday despite concerns expressed by B’nai Brith Canada about the potential promotion of hatred at the event. Continue reading
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