Elections

Getting It Right on Election Dates: B’nai Brith in Dialogue with Elections Officials

September 24, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is advocating for the democratic rights of Jewish voters when it comes to the date of Canada’s next election. Elections Canada is consulting stakeholders such as B’nai Brith on dates for the next federal election, possibly to take place during the challenging time of COVID-19. In …

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Fighting For the Community

Dear Friend,   Here at B’nai Brith Canada, we take human rights seriously and have been advocating for the rights of Canadian Jews since 1875. It goes without saying that the rights to vote and run for office – on an equal footing with all other Canadians – are among the most fundamental rights. That is why, many months ago, we made the decision not to sit silently while Elections …

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BREAKING: Court Strikes Down Elections Canada Decision

July 23, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The Federal Court of Canada has ordered Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perreault to reconsider his decision not to move Election Day from Oct. 21 to Oct. 28, to avoid coinciding with a Jewish holiday. In a decision rendered on Tuesday afternoon, Justice Ann Marie McDonald found that there …

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