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B’nai Brith’s Revelations in Antisemitism Audit Spark Widespread Reaction

April 29, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada The nation has reacted to B’nai Brith Canada’s 2019 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, released on Monday of this week. The Audit is the definitive source of data on antisemitism in Canada and is cited by governments and NGOs worldwide. The new Audit found that the total number of antisemitic incidents in this country rose …

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Sign Our Petition: Canada Must Denounce the Use of Palestinian Child Soldiers

February 18, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the federal government to speak out forcefully against the recruitment and use of Palestinian child soldiers in advance of Palestinian Child Soldiers Week (Feb. 18-21). TO SIGN OUR PETITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE. Canada has been at the forefront of tackling the international problem of …

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B’nai Brith Outraged by Canada’s Anti-Israel UN Vote

December 18, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is outraged that Canada has maintained its vote in favour of an anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations (UN). The United Nations General Assembly voted Wednesday in favour of a resolution regarding Palestinian self-determination and condemning anti-terror measures in Israel. The resolution has been broadly criticized by …

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Our Appeal to the Prime Minister: Confronting Antisemitism Will Strengthen National Unity

December 3, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada has submitted a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlining its priorities ahead of the new session of Parliament, which begins on Thursday, Dec. 5. The letter lists specific proposals and aims to continue our push for a concerted effort to combat hate and racism …

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B’nai Brith Welcomes PM Trudeau Apology, Urges Government Plan to Combat Antisemitism

Nov. 7, 2018 By Marty York & Daniel Koren B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is welcoming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology to the Jewish community. Still, the organization is again urging the federal government to adopt a concrete, national action plan to fight antisemitism. On Wednesday, the Prime Minister made a statement …

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An Open Letter to PM Trudeau: Canada Must Counter the Glorification of Nazis in European NATO Countries

July 4, 2018 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, B’nai Brith Canada has always been a strong supporter of Canada’s membership in the North Atlantic Alliance. We favour a robust Canadian contribution to security of the Euro-Atlantic region, including …

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Trudeau’s First Year in Office: Was it Good for the Jews?

Amid the excitement created by the U.S. presidential election campaign, Canada’s Liberal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently celebrated a major milestone – its first year in office. The 2015 Canadian federal election marked the return of the Liberals to power since 2006. Critics of the Liberals and Prime Minister Trudeau had voiced their concerns regarding …

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Justin Trudeau Wishes Jews a ‘Shana Tova Umetukah!’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement Sunday wishing Jews in Canada – and around the world – a Shana Tova in honour of Rosh Hashanah: “Today, we join Jewish communities – in Canada, in Israel, and around the world – in celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year,” the Prime Minister stated. “Rosh Hashanah, which …

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B’nai Brith Canada Statement on Prime Minister Trudeau’s Auschwitz-Birkenau Visit – B’nai Brith Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp Sunday to pay tribute to the millions who were massacred during the Holocaust. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion, International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland,  Canadian Holocaust Survivor and past president of the Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants (CJHSD) Nate Leipciger …

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