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Canada’s Federal Election: An Opportunity for Jewish Voters to Have Their Say

Image credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang August 16, 2021 OTTAWA – Canadians will head to the polls September 20th. This is an opportunity for members of Canada’s Jewish community to play their role in the democratic process. Since the last federal election, B’nai Brith Canada has been engaged in consultations with Elections Canada officials, advocating for …

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Federal Election Dispute Over Jewish Holidays Heading to Court

June 7, 2019 TORONTO – A candidate in the upcoming federal election and another member of the Jewish community are asking the Federal Court to shift the election date to avoid discrimination against observant Canadian Jews. In a notice of application filed on Thursday, Chani Aryeh-Bain and Ira Walfish argue that the Chief Electoral Officer’s refusal …

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