BDS

B’nai Brith Condemns Illegitimate Anti-Israel Referendum at McGill

March 21, 2022 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is urging McGill University to withdraw funding from the university’s Students’ Society after it voted to adopt an extreme “Palestine Solidarity Policy,” ignoring its own Judicial Board’s ruling against holding the vote. Members of the Students’ Society at McGill University (SSMU) were asked to endorse a document accusing …

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Community Leaders Launch Petition to Stop Government Funding to Antisemitic NGOs

March 08, 2022   OTTAWA — B’nai Brith Canada is supporting a group of respected community leaders who have launched a citizens’ petition to stop government funding to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that promote antisemitism. At the request of the citizens, B’nai Brith will handle the technical and media aspects of the petition. The citizens approached …

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U of T to Withhold Fees from Student Union over BDS Support

March 07, 2022 TORONTO — In a precedent-setting development, the University of Toronto has announced that it will finally begin withholding fees from the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) over its policy of forcing students to fund boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activities. In a letter sent Friday, U of T Vice-President and Provost Cheryl Regehr …

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B’nai Brith Canada n’acceptera pas le silence des responsables de la ville de Montréal

CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE IN ENGLISH  Le 25 février 2022 MONTRÉAL – B’nai Brith Canada veut des réponses après qu’un conseiller municipal de Montréal ait “aimé” un deuxième post qui fait la promotion du mouvement antisémite de boycott, désinvestissement et sanctions (BDS). Plus tôt cette semaine, B’nai Brith a demandé des éclaircissements aux …

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B’nai Brith Canada Won’t Accept Silence from City of Montreal Officials

Cliquez ici pour la version française Feb. 25, 2022 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada wants answers after a Montreal City Councilor “liked” a second post that promotes the antisemitic boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement (BDS). Earlier this week, B’nai Brith sought clarification from city officials after Alexander Norris, leader of Projet Montreal, the governing municipal political party, …

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B’nai Brith Seeks Clarification from Montreal Mayor after Councillor Likes BDS

Cliquez ici pour la version française Feb. 21, 2022 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is seeking clarification after a prominent Montreal Councillor “liked“ a Facebook post by a virulent anti-Israel group. Alexander Norris, leader of Project Montreal, the incumbent political party, liked a Facebook post by Independent Jewish Voices (IJV). The group advocates for boycotts, divestments, sanctions …

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B’nai Brith demande des éclaircissements au mairesse de Montréal après qu’un conseiller a aimé un poste BDS

CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE IN ENGLISH  Le 21 février 2022 MONTRÉAL – B’nai Brith Canada demande des éclaircissements après qu’un éminent conseiller municipal de Montréal a « aimé » une publication sur Facebook d’un groupe anti-israélien. Alexander Norris, chef de Projet Montréal, le parti politique sortant, a aimé un message Facebook des voix …

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Anti-Israel Group Found Using Israeli Software

Jan. 04, 2022 Toronto – An anti-Israel group that is promoting boycotts, divestments, and sanctions against the world’s only Jewish state is using Israeli software to circulate its message. Petition for Palestine, the aforementioned Canadian group, is pushing for negative coverage of Israel by sharing a petition. The website builder that the group used for …

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Canada’s Largest Union Rejects BDS

Nov. 26, 2021 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada applauds members of Canada’s largest labour union for voting against the antisemitic boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), which represents 700,000 workers from coast to coast, is holding its National Convention online this week and voted on BDS yesterday. Anti-Israel forces were …

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Anti-Israel Blockade Vanquished on Second Try at B.C. Port

June 17, 2021 PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – A vessel owned by an Israel-based company managed to unload its cargo at a northern British Columbia port last night, following an ultimately unsuccessful blockade effort by anti-Israel extremists. The ship in question is the Volans, a Liberian-flagged container ship carrying cargo for ZIM, a Haifa-based shipping company that …

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