Advocacy

MP’s Anti-Israel Activities Raises B’nai Brith’s Concerns

  May 20, 2022 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is concerned about a Member of Parliament’s participation in a divisive mass truancy event. Chandra Arya, representing Nepean, Ont., praised high-school students through a megaphone after they left their school without permission on May 13. The demonstration lamented the establishment of Israel and portrayed Jewish self-determination …

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North Bay Mayor Recognized For Leadership in Combating Antisemitism

From left to right: Michael Mostyn, Mayor Al McDonald, Marvin Rotrand, Councillor Mac Bain   May 17, 2022 NORTH BAY- The Mayor of North Bay was honoured at a ceremony today by B’nai Brith Canada for his efforts in combating antisemitism in the city. Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer of B’nai Brith Canada, and Marvin …

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B’nai Brith Gathers Answers From Parties to Help Voters in Ontario

May 13, 2022 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is inviting Ontario voters to take note of the responses given to election-survey questions it posed via email to the province’s political parties. These questions, answered by the Ontario Progressive Conservatives and the Ontario New Democratic Party but not by the Ontario Liberal Party, relate to issues important …

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B’nai Brith Seeking Progress Report on Antisemitism from Government

May 11, 2022 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is seeking a progress report concerning antisemitism from the Canadian Government. In a letter addressed Wednesday to The Honourable Irwin Cotler, Canada’s Special Envoy for Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combatting Antisemitism, B’nai Brith asked that he explain how the Government is making good on the promises it …

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Lawmakers Urged to Take Meaningful Action Against Rise in Extremist Hate

May 9, 2022 OTTAWA – A Member of Parliament from Manitoba has expressed shock with the growth of antisemitic incidents in Canada, as outlined in the 2021 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, produced by B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights. Raquel Dancho’s remarks came last Thursday, while a pair of B’nai Brith officials testified as …

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Notorious Hate-Monger’s Father Fined for Obstructing Police

May 4, 2022 MEDICINE HAT –  The father of notorious antisemite Loki Hulgaard, was fined by a judge in Medicine Hat, Alta., on Wednesday for obstructing a police officer in connection with the execution of a search warrant for hate materials on Hulgaard’s computers. Brian Dell – a retired person with an unrelated criminal record – …

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Tell Ottawa to Act NOW Against the PFLP in Canada

Pour le français voir ci-dessous May 4, 2022 OTTAWA – For more than two years, B’nai Brith Canada has been leading the struggle to expel a dangerous antisemitic terror group from Canada. Today, it’s your turn to make your voice heard.     Last week, journalist Terry Glavin exposed the Khaled Barakat scandal in the National Post. Despite multiple warnings and intelligence from …

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Senator Follows Up on Urgent Security Concerns About Terrorist Leader in Canada

May 3, 2022 OTTAWA – The question of why the Government hasn’t yet deported a high-ranking terrorist living in Canada hit a new level Tuesday, when a Senator publicly posed a question about it. Leo Housakos used his time in the Senate Question Period to ask the Government about the Khaled Barakat scandal, exposed by …

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B’nai Brith Welcomes 42 New Jurisdictions Supporting Jewish Heritage Month

May 1, 2022 At the start of Jewish Heritage Month, B’nai Brith Canada salutes 42 jurisdictions – representing provinces, municipalities and school boards throughout Canada – who accepted our invitation to formally recognize the Month. In an effort to enhance Parliament’s 2018 declaration of May as Jewish Heritage Month, B’nai Brith recently took it upon …

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