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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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B’nai Brith Rejects Excuses Made by Hassan Guillet

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. At the conference, which lasted about an hour, Guillet called on the Liberal Party to reinstate him as its candidate for the upcoming federal election in Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, and said he would consider running independently

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B’nai Brith Seeks Disqualification of Liberal Candidate with History of Antisemitic Comments

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. Hassan Guillet, an Islamic religious leader who gained international attention for speaking out in the aftermath of the Quebec City mosque attack of 2017, is currently the Liberal Party nominee

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White Nationalists Banned from Using Virtual Office after B’nai Brith Complaint

August 27, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A Saskatchewan-based white nationalist group has been barred from using a Toronto mailing service following information provided by B’nai Brith Canada. The Canadian Nationalist Party, a hate group seeking a place on the ballot in the upcoming federal election, had been using the services of Telsec, an office space solutions company,

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Your Opportunity – and Responsibility – to Vote

August 21, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA– In 2019, Election Day coincides with the holy day of Shemini Atzeret. Days set aside for advance voting also coincide with Jewish holidays or fall on Erev Shabbat, complicating the situation for many observant and orthodox members of the Jewish community. B’nai Brith Canada was active in seeking

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