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Getting It Right on Election Dates: B’nai Brith in Dialogue with Elections Officials

September 24, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is advocating for the democratic rights of Jewish voters when it comes to the date of Canada’s next election. Elections Canada is consulting stakeholders such as B’nai Brith on dates for the next federal election, possibly to take place during the challenging time of COVID-19. In […]

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Last Chance for Jews to Vote Without Holiday Conflict

October 7, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is encouraging Jewish Canadians to take advantage of the few remaining days available for them to vote in the federal election without holiday conflicts. Below, please find a simple breakdown of all options – including new ones that have been added specifically for the next few days! Please

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Your Opportunity – and Responsibility – to Vote

August 21, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA– In 2019, Election Day coincides with the holy day of Shemini Atzeret. Days set aside for advance voting also coincide with Jewish holidays or fall on Erev Shabbat, complicating the situation for many observant and orthodox members of the Jewish community. B’nai Brith Canada was active in seeking

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