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Anti-Israel Liberal Party Candidate Swiftly Ousted After B'nai Brith Revelation

Former Liberal Party candidate Hassan Guillet (Global News) August 30, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – The Liberal Party has immediately ousted one of its candidates following a B'nai Brith Canada press release Friday. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Seeks Disqualification of Liberal Candidate with History of Antisemitic Comments

Liberal Party candidate Hassan Guillet (Global News)   August 30, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B'nai Brith Canada has uncovered a pattern of disturbing antisemitic and anti-Israel statements made by a Liberal Party candidate running in the coming federal election on Oct. 21.   Continue reading

Hate Rag Publisher Sentenced to 12 Months of House Arrest

James Sears, left, and LeRoy St. Germaine, right (Toronto Star) August 29, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The publisher of the antisemitic Your Ward News hate rag has been sentenced to 12 months of house arrest. Continue reading

White Nationalists Banned from Using Virtual Office after B'nai Brith Complaint

Canadian Nationalist Party leader Travis Patron (YouTube) August 27, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A Saskatchewan-based white nationalist group has been barred from using a Toronto mailing service following information provided by B'nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Renews Call for G7 to Act on Antisemitism

A photo of the G7 leaders from a previous Summit (Business Insider) August 23, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the Canadian government, along with G7 Summit host France, to issue a clarion call for action in combating the growth of global antisemitism. Continue reading

Combatting Antisemitism – From Charlevoix to Biarritz

An image of Biarritz (PlanetWare) August 23, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada is this country’s oldest national Jewish organization, founded in 1875, with a long history of defending the human rights of Canadian Jews, and all Canadians regardless of religious affiliation. We advocate for the interests of the grassroots Jewish community in Canada and for their rights such as freedom of conscience and religion. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Applauds Maximum Sentence for Your Ward News Editor

James Sears, left, and LeRoy St. Germaine, right (Toronto Star) August 22, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is satisfied with the sentence imposed Thursday on the editor of an antisemitic and misogynistic Toronto publication.  Continue reading

Your Opportunity – and Responsibility – to Vote

An image of a ballot box (Vancouver Courier) August 21, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA- In 2019, Election Day coincides with the holy day of Shemini Atzeret. Days set aside for advance voting also coincide with Jewish holidays or fall on Erev Shabbat, complicating the situation for many observant and orthodox members of the Jewish community. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Goes One on One with Boss of Montreal Taxi Company

Champlain Taxi President George Boussios August 21, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen  MONTREAL- George Boussios grew up in the Montreal borough of Outremont, known for its large Hasidic population. His father, John, drove a cab for many years and eventually rose to become president of Taxi Champlain. George followed in his dad’s footsteps, first as a driver and now at the helm of this well-known company with 350 permit holders behind the wheel.  Continue reading

LCBO Responds Positively to B'nai Brith Advocacy

An image of an LCBO storefront (Yellow Pages) August 16, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada is pleased to share that the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has taken a strong stance against anti-Israel vandalism in its stores, after B'nai Brith reached out following an incident earlier this week. Continue reading
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