racism

B’nai Brith Helps Bring Consequences for Racist Propaganda

Jan. 8, 2021 Burlington, Ont. – Following advocacy and testimony by B’nai Brith Canada, Rabbi Stephen Wise, and Dennis Scott of the Halton Black History Awareness Society, two Ontario men have been sentenced to conditional sentences of imprisonment for six months, followed by probation for two years, for wilful promotion of hatred against an identifiable group. On June …

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Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce and B’nai Brith to Join Forces

September 16, 2020 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada and the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) are thrilled to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between our organizations. At a special press conference today, representatives from both groups gathered together to speak about the initiative and sign the historic document. B’nai Brith was represented by its Chair …

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2016: B’nai Brith Canada’s Year in Review

By Daniel Koren Media Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada The year 2016 was marked by social tension, international unrest and political uncertainty. In Canada, minorities were subjected to racism and xenophobia and in Toronto, for the 11th straight year, the annual Hate Crimes report from Toronto Police Services showed that the Jewish community is the city’s single most-targeted …

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Global News Interviews B’nai Brith Canada CEO on Toronto Teenager’s Antisemitism

Hate crime complaints have been made to multiple Ontario police departments against a Toronto teenager over anitsemitic and racist videos she posted on YouTube. Veronica Bouchard, 19, who goes by Veronica Evalion online, has built a large following as a result of her videos, which contain amtisemitic messages and racial slurs. Global News Toronto Senior Reporter Christina Stevens spoke …

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