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Federal Government Must Release Documents on Nazi War Criminals in Canada: B’nai Brith

Cliquez ici pour le français April 18, 2023 OTTAWA – As the world remembers the six-million Jews who perished in the Holocaust on Yom HaShoah, B’nai Brith representatives urged the release of historical documents about Nazi war criminals in Canada and the creation of a public archive of Holocaust records before a parliamentary committee today. David

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Matas Law Society Forum – Women Advocating for Human Rights in Canada and Beyond

Women Advocating for Human Rights in Canada and Beyond March 29, 2023 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. Eastern Time | Virtual and In Person Stay tuned for location. The Honourable Renee M. Pomerance, Ontario Superior Court of Justice Linda Silver Dranoff, C.M., LSM, Lawyer, Writer and Activist Join your Matas Law Society peers to celebrate International Women’s

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MATAS LAW SOCIETY to Host Exclusive Event Exploring Nazi War Criminals in Canada

Cliquez ici pour le français Jan. 17, 2023 B’nai Brith Canada’s Matas Law Society (MLS) is pleased to invite its members to join its upcoming event, Nazis Evading Justice in Canada: The Deschênes Commission. The virtual and in-person event, scheduled for Jan. 25, 2023, will explore the topic of Nazi war criminals finding refuge in

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In Conversation with Erica Whitford Crown Counsel (Hate Crime Prosecution Unit) with the Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario: How the Attorney-General Chooses Which Hate Crime Cases to Prosecute and Why

Antisemitism has been spreading throughout Canada in recent years, with a disturbing rise in hate-motivated harassment, vandalism and assault. According to Statistics Canada, Jewish Canadians are the most targeted religious minority in this country. Join us for an inside look at how the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General is using domestic criminal laws to

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Venerable Canadian Jewish Civil Rights Association Strengthens B’nai Brith’s Matas Law Society

CLIQUEZ ICI pour le français August 16, 2022 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is delighted with the fortification of its Matas Law Society by the transfer of members from a highly-esteemed civil-rights association. The Canadian Jewish Civil Rights Association (CJRCA) – a registered Canadian charity whose purpose is to educate the public on issues affecting Jewish

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Welcoming Sam Goldstein as Director, Legal Affairs

March 18, 2022 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of veteran criminal lawyer Sam Goldstein as Director, Legal Affairs. In this role, Sam will be involved in B’nai Brith’s legal matters, including helping to grow the Matas Law Society, Canada’s national Jewish activist legal group. An Ottawa native, Sam looks forward

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