(L-R) Yvon Soucy, First Vice-President of the Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités; Pierre Lefrançois, Mayor of L’Ange-Gardien; Corey Fleischer; Francesco Miele, City Councillor for the Côte-de-Liesse district; and Norbert Morin, Member of the National Assembly for Côte-du-Sud pose for a photo after Fleischer received the Municipal Merit Award.
June 27, 2018
QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen
The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada.
MONTREAL – When I attended Concordia University more than 30 years ago as a journalism student, I was never fond of the editorial slant of campus newspaper, The Link. Its stories were sensationalistic and its editorial viewpoints did not speak to me as a student.Read more
MONTREAL – Last week, I wrote about the controversial “Passover Against Apartheid” event held at Concordia University. To recap, the Concordia Student Union (CSU) partnered with the Fine Arts Student Alliance and campus group Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (note the absence of any Jewish groups) to host an art exhibit and discussion session on why Passover should be a time to support Palestinians “in the face of Israel’s apartheid state,” and to think about, “What blessings can we use to replace ‘Next year in Jerusalem?’”Read more
MONTREAL – Posters marked with the words "Passover Against Apartheid" were plastered around the Concordia University campus on Monday, shortly before the start of Passover, promoting an event being held Thursday, April 13 called – you guessed it – “Passover Against Apartheid.” It is being hosted by the groups Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights, the Fine Arts Student Alliance (FASA), and the Concordia Student Union.Read more
Concordia University's Henry F. Hall Building (Credit: Wikipedia Commons)
By Tevy Pilc
B’nai Brith Canada
The Vice President of Concordia University has strongly encouraged an Orthodox Jewish student to file a complaint about an incident in which he was allegedly bullied by a young man who demanded he remove his kippah while on campus.Read more