releases and media
May 12, 2021 TORONTO & VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is calling for public health orders to be enforced consistently as illegal mass gatherings are being planned across the country in opposition to the Jewish State. On Monday, more than 100 individuals, many not wearing masks, crowded onto the pavement in
May 11, 2021 TORONTO – An Ontario Muslim cleric with a history of controversial remarks has accused Canadian elected officials of serving Israel rather than Canada. Sheikh Shafiq Hudda made the remarks during Saturday’s online al-Quds Day event, amidst a weekend of rising tensions and political unrest in Jerusalem. All of these developments
May 7, 2021 The Toronto Star just wrote about our successful joint advocacy effort with FSWC to urge Canada not to participate in the Durban IV Conference. CLICK HERE to read the article.
CBC: Canada boycotting events marking UN anti-racism conference over concerns about anti-Israel statements
May 7, 2021 CBC just wrote about our successful joint advocacy effort with FSWC to urge Canada not to participate in the Durban IV Conference. CLICK HERE to read the article.
May 7, 2021 EDMONTON – An Ontario MP and an Alberta MLA will not be participating in the 2021 iteration of the notorious al-Quds Day hatefest, following successful advocacy by B’nai Brith Canada. Marwan Tabbara, Independent Member of Parliament for Kitchener South-Hespeler, and Rod Loyola, NDP Member of the Legislative
May 6, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada and the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) commend Canada for publicly declaring its refusal to participate in the upcoming Durban IV conference. Prominent Liberal Member of Parliament Anthony Housefather confirmed the news on his Twitter account. The conference will be commemorating the 20th
Canadian Jewish News: Court rules that the case of Israeli wine labels be returned to government agency
May 6, 2021 The CJN just wrote about the high-profile Psagot Wines case, in which we have long been involved. CLICK HERE to read the article.
Algemeiner: Canadian Jewish Groups Urge Government to Disavow Planned Durban IV Events Marking Anniversary of ‘Anti-Jewish Hatefest’
May 5, 2021 The Algemeiner just wrote about our joint effort with the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center to urge the Canadian government to refrain from participation in the Durban IV conference. CLICK HERE to read the article.
May 5, 2021 OTTAWA – In brief reasons released today, Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal has quashed a lower ruling that had barred “Product of Israel” labels for wines produced east of the Green Line. In July of 2020, the Federal Court had ruled that it was “false, misleading or