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Parliamentarians and Human Rights Activists Release Action Plan

Mostyn (left), Cotler (centre), and Banai (right) at Sunday's event September 15, 2019 TORONTO – Major initiatives to hold the Iranian regime to account were proposed Sunday by representatives of Justice 88, B'nai Brith Canada, and The Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Elections Guide 2019

  September 13, 2019 OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our online Elections Centre, where voters in the Jewish community can find all the information they may need regarding the coming federal election.  Continue reading

MPP Kaleed Rasheed Rescinds Certificate to Palestine House-Toronto

Ontario MPP Kaleed Rasheed (Twitter) September 11, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The MPP for Mississauga East-Cooksville has rescinded a certificate of appreciation that was extended to a Palestine House–Toronto representative because of past antisemitic tropes and remarks. Continue reading

Canadian Government to Appeal Israeli Wines Decision

Wines from Psagot, one of the two wineries at the centre of this case (CBC) September 6, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – The Attorney-General of Canada has filed a notice of appeal against a court decision that would have barred certain wines from being labelled “Product of Israel,” B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Montreal Cab Driver Charged in Violent-Assault Case

Surveillance camera footage (Facebook) September 5, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – A former taxi driver has been charged after a violent assault of a Jewish man on July 28, 2019. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Rejects Excuses Made by Hassan Guillet

Hassan Guillet, centre, speaks at press conference Wednesday morning (Facebook) September 4, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada rejects the excuses made by former Liberal candidate Hassan Guillet at his press conference held this morning. Continue reading

B’nai Brith to Co-Host Federal Election Debates Across Canada

September 4, 2019 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is teaming up with synagogues across the country to host local debates in the run-up to October’s federal election. Continue reading

Toronto Man Charged after Threatening Walk with Israel Participants

Ali Amirsalam praises Hitler at the 2019 Toronto Walk with Israel (YouTube) September 3, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A Toronto man is facing criminal charges after he shouted “Heil Hitler” and accosted participants at a Jewish community event. Continue reading

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
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