Michael Mostyn

B’nai Brith CEO Addresses Palestinian Pay-for-Slay in Sun Newspapers

December 29, 2020 TORONTO – Earlier this month, as first reported by B’nai Brith Canada, the Federal Court rightly rejected a refugee application due to the applicant’s involvement in a PLO scheme that rewards terrorists and their families. Today, B’nai Brith’s message was broadcast across Canada in the Sun newspapers via an important op-ed by …

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Inter-Parliamentary Task Force on Online Antisemitism to Hear First Expert Testimony

November 9, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – On Tuesday, the Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism will host its first hearing with leading community organizations from Canada, Australia, and the United States of America. The testimony will cover the state of online antisemitism, how prominent advocacy groups are responding, and provide recommendations for what …

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B’nai Brith Submits Recommendations to Minister Gould, MPs on Combating Online Hatred

Brian Herman (Government Relations Director, B’nai Brith Canada), Michael Mostyn (CEO, B’nai Brith Canada), Karina Gould (Minister for Democratic Institutions), MP Marco Mendicino (Eglinton—Lawrence), Shimon Koffler Fogel (CEO, CIJA) and Richard Marceau (VP, External Affairs and General Counsel, CIJA) discuss combating online hatred in Ottawa on May 27, 2019 May 28, 2019 By Josh Aziza …

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A New Normal? Antisemitism in Canada Sets Record for Third Consecutive Year

April 29, 2019 OTTAWA – For the third consecutive year, records were set in 2018 for antisemitism in Canada. The 2018 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, produced by B’nai Brith Canada’s advocacy arm, the League for Human Rights, recorded 2,041 incidents of antisemitism, a 16.5 per cent increase over the previous year. Incidents of antisemitism included: A …

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WATCH: B’nai Brith Canada Continues Push Against al-Quds Day, Hateful Rallies

March 26, 2019 TORONTO – A City of Toronto report on preventing hate rallies has been sent back to the drawing board. On March 21, 2019, B’nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn gave his deputation to a Toronto Executive Committee on why the Administrative Inquiry on Hate Sponsored Rallies report does not address issues we have previously raised regarding …

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Adopt Our Action Plan, B’nai Brith Canada Urges in Response to StatsCan Hate-Crimes Report

Nov. 28, 2018 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Statistics Canada has released its dossier on police-reported hate crimes for the year 2017 – and the results confirm a worrying trend highlighted in B’nai Brith Canada’s 2017 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, the authoritative document on antisemitism in Canada. In response, B’nai …

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SIGN OUR PETITION: Urge Government to Immediately Deport Nazi Helmut Oberlander

Nov. 8, 2018 By Daniel Koren & Marty York B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized in the House of Commons for Canada’s failures toward Jewish refugees during the Holocaust, the federal government is now in position to deport Nazi Helmut Oberlander. B’nai Brith Canada is urging the government to act …

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B’nai Brith Questions Yet Another Round of UNRWA Funding from Canada

Oct. 12, 2018 By Marty York Chief Media Relations & Communications Officer B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is extremely concerned about a decision by the federal government to contribute another $50-million to the United Nations Palestinian Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). The new Canadian funding, announced Friday, comes shortly after the U.S. government chose …

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