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B'nai Brith Canada to New Foreign Minister: Lead Way in Fighting Antisemitism

An image of Parliament Hill in Ottawa (National Post) December 9, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Canada's new Minister of Foreign Affairs, François-Philippe Champagne, as he takes up his new role. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Welcomes New IHRA Education Materials

Our Senior Counsel, David Matas, with the Canadian delegation at the Luxembourg IHRA meeting December 5, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada welcomes publication of new education materials by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).  Continue reading

Supreme Court Denies Nazi's Deportation Appeal

Former Nazi death squad member Helmut Oberlander December 5, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The Supreme Court of Canada has denied a former Nazi's request to appeal the revocation of his citizenship. Continue reading

Violence Promoted to Children at Mississauga Solidarity Event

Children dancing to a violent song in Mississauga (Facebook) December 4, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A recent Palestinian solidarity event in Mississauga featured children dancing to songs glorifying violence, a B’nai Brith Canada investigation reveals. Continue reading

Our Letter to the Prime Minister

                                                                                                            15 Hove Street                                                                                                             Toronto, Ontario                                                                                                             M3H 4Y8 November 20, 2019   The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario    K1A 0A6   Dear Prime Minister,             On behalf of B’nai Brith Canada, I congratulate you on your recent election victory and your returning to office as Prime Minister.  Please be assured of B’nai Brith’s 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

Our Appeal to the Prime Minister: Confronting Antisemitism Will Strengthen National Unity

An image of Parliament Hill in Ottawa (National Post) December 3, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada has submitted a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlining its priorities ahead of the new session of Parliament, which begins on Thursday, Dec. 5. Continue reading

Community Volunteers Throw a Strike for Special Needs Community

Client Guy Parsons with Best Buddies volunteers Josh Schiff and Chris Hamilton December 2, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL - The overarching goal of Miriam Home is to treat and support children, adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders - and to help them reach their full potential as individuals. Continue reading

More U of T Professors Sign Letter Demanding Kosher Food on Campus

University of Toronto's iconic Convocation Hall building (National Post) December 1, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - B'nai Brith Canada has intensified its demand that the University of Toronto (U of T) address concerns raised by a large number of faculty members about antisemitism on campus. Continue reading

B'nai Brith lance le concours de création littéraire La Diversité parmi nous

29 novembre 2019 B'nai Brith Canada est fière de lancer une initiative éducative passionnante qui encourage la diversité et enseigne de précieuses leçons d'inclusion et de tolérance aux élèves du primaire et du secondaire. Continue reading

Help B'nai Brith Feed the Needy this Chanukah

November 29, 2019 Dear Friends, Each year before Chanukah, B’nai Brith Canada volunteers help us package and deliver holiday-themed food bags to the most vulnerable members of our community, including seniors, Holocaust survivors, widows and widowers, and individuals with disabilities. Continue reading
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