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B’nai Brith Canada Disturbed by Federal Funding for Anti-Israel “Voting Guide”

October 25, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply concerned after learning that a federal grant was used to produce a guide instructing Canadian Muslims on how to vote in last Monday’s national election. The “Canadian Muslim Voting Guide: Federal Election 2019” was released by the Canadian Islamophobia Industry Research Project at Wilfred Laurier …

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Candidates Apologize for Advertising in Antisemitic Newspapers

October 13, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Several federal election candidates have apologized for advertising in two newspapers with a history of promoting terrorism and antisemitism, following advocacy by B’nai Brith Canada. Pages 4 and 5 of the September 2019 edition of al-Forqan, a Windsor, Ontario-based Arabic-language newspaper, contained paid full-page advertisements from Brian Masse, the incumbent …

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Last Chance for Jews to Vote Without Holiday Conflict

October 7, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is encouraging Jewish Canadians to take advantage of the few remaining days available for them to vote in the federal election without holiday conflicts. Below, please find a simple breakdown of all options – including new ones that have been added specifically for the next few days! Please …

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Iqra Khalid Reappears with Radical Activist Despite Past Apology

September 27, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An incumbent Mississauga MP and nominated candidate for reelection has reneged on her past apologies by again associating with a radical activist who has incited violence against Jews. A photo received by B’nai Brith Canada shows Iqra Khalid posing at a recent event in the home of Amin El-Maoued, a …

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B’nai Brith Demands NDP Drop Candidate Who Defaced Store Products

September 19, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by the New Democratic Party’s nomination of a candidate who was filmed affixing “warning” labels to Israeli products on Canadian store shelves and encouraging Canadians to boycott them. Miranda Gallo, the NDP candidate for the Montreal riding of Saint-Laurent, starred in the troubling videos in 2016 …

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B’nai Brith Condemns Antisemitic Vandalism Across the Country

September 17, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada condemns the rash of antisemitic vandalism against election-campaign signs and billboards across the country during the past several days. Every federal election year, campaign signs and billboards of all parties are vandalized with antisemitic slogans, swastikas, and other hate-filled messages and propaganda. This year, however, there …

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B’nai Brith Releases Exclusive Summary of Major Parties’ Positions Ahead of Election

September 16, 2019 OTTAWA – Following the launch of our Elections Centre and the announcement of our upcoming debates, B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to release a summary of the positions of the major political parties ahead of the coming federal election. The major parties all received questionnaires from B’nai Brith earlier this year, giving them an opportunity …

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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. These debates will build upon B’nai Brith’s highly successful series of local debates in advance of the federal election in 2015. Debates have been confirmed in the following ridings: …

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