Advocacy

Government, B’nai Brith Canada Optimistic On Pledges to Tackle Antisemitism

Oct. 25, 2021  OTTAWA –B’nai Brith Canada is optimistic following the Government of Canada’s country pledge at the Malmo International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism. The Malmo Forum concluded the week before last and featured leaders from across the globe. B’nai Brith welcomed remarks from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and is further encouraged by the …

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B’nai Brith Congratulates Winners of Calgary and Edmonton Mayoral Elections

Oct. 19, 2021  RED DEER, Alta. — B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Amarjeet Sohi and Jyoti Gondek, who were elected mayors of Edmonton and Calgary, respectively, last night. “We wish the mayors-elect productive mandates,” said Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer of B’nai Brith Canada. “It is our intention to work closely with the mayors’ offices and …

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Prime Minister Commits to Fighting Antisemitism / Le Premier ministre s’engage à lutter contre l’antisémitisme

Version française de l’article ci-dessous Oct. 13, 2021 OTTAWA — B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the Government’s participation today at the Malmo International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism. In his remarks, made virtually to participants of the Forum, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a principled stance on the importance of fighting all forms of …

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B’nai Brith Canada Welcomes Government Delegation for Combating Antisemitism

Oct. 12, 2021 OTTAWA — The Government of Canada has heard B’nai Brith Canada. We welcome today’s announcement that the Canadian delegation to this week’s Malmo International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism will be composed of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, as well as respected Canadian dignitaries Stephane Dion and Irwin Cotler. Mr. Dion serves as Special Envoy …

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Toronto Law Prof Apologizes after Linking Jewish Judge to Nazi Figure

Oct. 10, 2021 TORONTO – A University of Toronto law professor says he is “deeply sorry” after juxtaposing a Jewish judge with an infamous Nazi jurist on his Twitter account for months. As exposed by B’nai Brith Canada on Thursday, Mohammad Fadel’s Twitter profile picture had depicted Justice David Spiro, a Jewish member of Canada’s Tax …

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Toronto Law Prof Compares Jewish Judge to Nazi Figure

Oct. 7, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by the nonchalance of a leading Canadian law school toward a professor who has for months equated a Jewish judge with an infamous Nazi jurist. Professor Mohammad Fadel teaches Business Organizations at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, a mandatory course for undergraduate law students. …

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Canada Must Lead at Forum Against Antisemitism / Le Canada doit montrer la voie au Forum contre l’antisémitisme

Version française de l’article ci-dessous Oct. 6, 2021 OTTAWA — B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the Government of Canada to make a country pledge at the upcoming Malmo International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism and for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to lead the delegation. “Malmo is only a week away. It is the …

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The Struggle Continues for TDSB Accountability

Oct. 4, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is not giving up in its campaign for consequences after a Toronto “Student Equity Program Advisor” shared material glorifying terrorists and justifying the murder of Israelis. In July, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) shockingly reinstated Javier Dávila without discipline, after he had sent two incendiary emails to an …

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B’nai Brith Canada Appoints Marvin Rotrand as National Director of League for Human Rights / B’nai Brith Canada nomme Marvin Rotrand au poste de directeur national de la Ligue des droits de la personne

Version française de l’article ci-dessous Oct. 4, 2021 MONTREAL — B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to welcome former Montreal City Councillor Marvin Rotrand as the National Director of its League for Human Rights. Rotrand served as a Councillor for 39 consecutive years. Recently, he announced he would not be seeking re-election in November. “Marvin’s extensive …

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