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Medical Assistance in Dying: Why Ontario is Doing it Wrong

  Dr. Janice Halpern ***B'nai Brith Canada is hosting a Town Hall meeting to discuss the effects of MAID on March 29, 2017 at our headquarters in Toronto. Admission is free, but please RSVP to*** Of all the Canadian provinces, Ontario is experiencing the most difficulty in adopting Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), especially in working with physicians who do not want to be involved in any scenario that involves deliberately assisting patients to end their lives. Continue reading

Medical Assistance in Dying: The Effects on Physicians, Patients and Families of Conscience

Dear Friends, Given the recent controversy surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and how it pertains to religious communities, B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights is hosting an important Town Hall meeting to discuss the effects of this issue on medical professionals, patients, families, and friends. Continue reading

Humiliating Setback for Anti-Israel Forces at Western University Affiliate

Naomi Klein poses for a photo with a KUCSC student (Photo Credit: Facebook) March 16, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada A referendum has failed at King’s University College, an affiliate of the University of Western Ontario, despite a massive push by Canada’s anti-Israel forces. Continue reading

APPLY NOW: B'nai Brith Canada Offering Paid Student Internships

B'nai Brith Canada is offering a multitude of paid summer internship positions at our offices across Canada, in the cities of Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Winnipeg. Continue reading

Topham’s Sentence a Reminder That There is Still Much Work to be Done

  Harry Abrams Arthur Topham, founder of the racist and antisemitic website, was finally sentenced on Monday, March 13, 10 years after I, in my capacity as a volunteer for B’nai Brith Canada, alerted the RCMP to his wilful promotion of hatred against Jewish people. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Winnipeg to Host Acclaimed Photojournalist Noam Bedein

March 15, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada  B'nai Brith Canada is proud to host photojournalist, lecturer and media advocate Noam Bedein from Israel for a series of presentations on Sunday, March 19, 2017 in the city of Winnipeg. Continue reading

Federal Liberals Have Egg on their Faces Following Nasty Nomination Procedure

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen Last week, Le Journal de Montréal Newspaper published a two-page spread spelling out the rather lengthy list of election promises Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has either reneged on or not carried through. One that has been generating a lot of headlines recently has been the meddling that’s taken place in federal by-election nominations in Toronto and Montreal. Continue reading

We Should Welcome BDS Supporters Into Israel So They Can See How Wrong They Are

Sara McCleary Several news sites are reporting this week that a UK proponent of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement has been blocked from entering Israel, in keeping with a recently-passed bill that allows border officials to deny entry to foreign nationals who support a boycott of Israel. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Strongly Disappointed by Lenient Sentence for B.C. Man Convicted of Promoting Antisemitism

Arthur Topham (Photo Credit: CBC) B’nai Brith Canada is strongly disappointed that a B.C. man convicted of communicating online statements that wilfully promoted hatred against Jewish people has been sentenced to a mere six months of curfew and a ban on public online activity. Continue reading

Students Erase Israel from Multicultural Festival on Oshawa Campus

Students replace Israeli flags with Algerian flags at UOIT    By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada March 13, 2017 Students attending a multicultural festival at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa covered up an Israeli flag with its Algerian counterpart in order to eliminate any Israeli presence at a school-sponsored event last week, B'nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading
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