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Minister Says Antisemites Must be Held Accountable in Ontario

Cliquez ici pour le français Jan. 16, 2023 TORONTO – In a thoughtful presentation made at a B’nai Brith Canada online forum last week, Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce acknowledged that antisemitism in the province often occurs without repercussions – and he suggested that this must change sooner rather than later. “In Ontario,” Lecce told …

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Beyond the Ball: An Interview with B’nai Brith Sportsman David Catzman

David Catzman has played in B’nai Brith Canada’s sports leagues for nearly 20 years and is the longtime manager of the Nomads basketball team. A family and community man to the core, he often brings his kids out to the diamond and the court to watch the games. B’nai Brith sat down with David to …

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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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Welcoming Marvin Rotrand – New National Director of the League of Human Rights

For the first time in 40 years, Marvin Rotrand’s name was not on the ballot paper for Montreal’s municipal elections. The longest-serving councillor, who represented the Snowdon district for 39 years under eight different mayors, has left city politics for a new position. As National Director of B’nai Brith’s League of Human Rights, he is …

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