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Canada Must Lead at Forum Against Antisemitism / Le Canada doit montrer la voie au Forum contre l’antisémitisme

Version française de l’article ci-dessous Oct. 6, 2021 OTTAWA — B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the Government of Canada to make a country pledge at the upcoming Malmo International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism and for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to lead the delegation. “Malmo is only a week away. It is the […]

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B’nai Brith and FSWC Commend Canada for Publicly Declaring Refusal to Participate in Durban IV

May 6, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada and the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) commend Canada for publicly declaring its refusal to participate in the upcoming Durban IV conference. Prominent Liberal Member of Parliament Anthony Housefather confirmed the news on his Twitter account. The conference will be commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 2001 UN

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Jewish Organizations Deplore Canada’s Decision to Support Biased UN Resolution

OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada joined with The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) in expressing deep disappointment with the Canadian government’s decision today to vote in favour of a U.N. General Assembly resolution that affirms Palestinian self-determination, while failing to affirm Jewish self-determination in the indigenous and ancestral

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Major Jewish Groups to PM: Return to Principled Voting at UN

November 16, 2020 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center have joined the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) in formally writing to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, urging the Government of Canada to return to its principled and unequivocal opposition to the annual United Nations General Assembly

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Change Is Needed at the United Nations

July 17, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is calling for change at the United Nations in response to its systemic antisemitism and anti-Israel bias. Recent documents by the United Nations Human Rights Council and its Special Rapporteur ‘on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967’ have once again called into

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B’nai Brith Corrects Canada’s UN Ambassador

June 15, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada has written to Marc-André Blanchard, Canada’s Ambassador to the United Nations, to express concern over anti-Israel bias and misinformation at the UN. In a June 10 letter to UN Member States and Observer States, Blanchard affirmed Canada’s commitment to a two-state solution – but also

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