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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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Intervener Status Granted to B’nai Brith Canada in Legal Battle over Jewish Voting Rights

July 10, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The League for Human Rights of B’nai Brith Canada has been granted intervener status in an upcoming legal battle over the date of Canada’s October federal election. The intersection of the Jewish calendar and the federal election schedule pose significant obstacles for observant Jews in 2019. Election Day

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