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B’nai Brith Disturbed by Inaction on Pro-Terrorist Activities by Charities

Feb. 11, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is raising the alarm over an apparent lack of action by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) against charities that have used their resources to glorify a slain terrorist leader. In June 2020, B’nai Brith complained to the CRA and the Minister of National Revenue, Diane Lebouthillier, about a number of …

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B’nai Brith Canada lance, élargit son concours annuel d’écriture créative « La Diversité parmi nous »

B’nai Brith Canada est heureux d’annoncer le lancement de son concours annuel d’écriture créative « La Diversité parmi nous » pour les élèves du secondaire. Le concours invite les participants à soumettre leurs propres livres illustrés et originaux, contenant des messages sur les valeurs de diversité et d’inclusion, pour les enfants du primaire. Ce projet en est …

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B’nai Brith Canada Launches, Expands its Annual Diverse Minds Creative Writing Contest

B’nai Brith Canada is excited to announce the launch of its annual Diverse Minds creative writing contest for high school students The contest, which invites participants to submit their own illustrated, original children’s books containing messages on the values of diversity and inclusion, is in its third year in Manitoba and second in the Greater …

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Diverse Minds 2020/21 Launches Toronto Pilot* Project

Check out our brand new website, with a hub for all things Diverse Minds. Get all the information your students need to enter this year’s competition where they can win up to $3000 and get published! The Diverse Minds Creative Writing competition is running for the first year in the Toronto Pilot* Project area and …

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An Open Letter to Mayor Crombie and Mississauga City Councillors

Dear Mayor Crombie and Mississauga City Councillors, Mississauga is known as one of the most diverse and multicultural cities in Canada – but its reputation is under threat. On July 22 and again on Nov. 4 of this year, protesters affiliated with the Palestine House organization have commandeered Celebration Square, your city’s most iconic public …

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Protest the Brutality of the Iranian Regime This Sunday

November 22, 2019 TORONTO – Solidarity for a Democratic Iran, Council of Iranian Canadians, Justice 88 and B’nai Brith Canada invite you to join us at an urgent public rally to show your support for the people of Iran this coming Sunday, Nov. 24 in Toronto. What: Rally to Support Iranian Protesters Where: North York’s Mel Lastman Square When: This Sunday, Nov. 24, 2-3 pm …

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Election Debate Details Announced

September 10, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – As previously announced, B’nai Brith Canada is teaming up with synagogues across the country to host local debates in the run-up to October’s federal election. B’nai Brith reminds members of the Jewish community that they have various options for making their voices heard through their votes, notwithstanding that Election …

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A huge week: Exposure. Action. Results.

It’s been a busy and high-impact week for B’nai Brith Canada and human rights in our country. We have received overwhelming positive feedback about our success in exposing intolerance, hate and antisemitism and ensuring concrete action. Consider these eyebrow-raising national headlines, resulting from the tireless work of B’nai Brith Canada, this week alone:   If you support the work …

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B’nai Brith Denounces Antisemitic Harassment in North York

July 15, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada has filed a complaint with Toronto Police after a man was filmed harassing a member of the Jewish community in a North York park on Sunday. In the uploaded confrontation at G. Ross Lord Park, Firas al-Najim berates a man in an electronic wheelchair for supporting Israel, …

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Intervener Status Granted to B’nai Brith Canada in Legal Battle over Jewish Voting Rights

July 10, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The League for Human Rights of B’nai Brith Canada has been granted intervener status in an upcoming legal battle over the date of Canada’s October federal election. The intersection of the Jewish calendar and the federal election schedule pose significant obstacles for observant Jews in 2019. Election Day …

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