Winnipeg

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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B’nai Brith Student Initiative Wins Recognition in Manitoba

December 20, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – The organizers and winners of a B’nai Brith Canada initiative have been named to 2019’s “Fascinating Manitobans” list. The list is released by Ace Burpee, a popular Manitoba radio host and social-media personality, and showcases 100 noteworthy difference-makers in the province each year. Highlighted on this year’s list were Adriana Glikman, B’nai …

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B’nai Brith Student Initiative Wins Recognition in Manitoba

December 20, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – The organizers and winners of a B’nai Brith Canada initiative have been named to 2019’s “Fascinating Manitobans” list. The list is released by Ace Burpee, a popular Manitoba radio host and social-media personality, and showcases 100 noteworthy difference-makers in the province each year. Highlighted on this year’s list were Adriana Glikman, B’nai …

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Winnipeg Commemorates the Horrific AMIA Bombing

July 22, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – This past Thursday, July 18th, marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the horrific AMIA bombing, an antisemitic terrorist attack against a Buenos Aires Jewish community center that left eighty-five dead and hundreds injured. What followed was a whirlwind of presidential corruption, clandestine political dealings, assassinations, and inaction, specifically …

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B’nai Brith Canada Writing Contest Inspires Young Human Rights Advocates

June 20, 2019 By Marty York Chief Media Relations & Communications Officer B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada held its first award ceremony honouring students for creative writing on Wednesday night – but it certainly won’t be the last. Diverse Minds, as the competition was dubbed, is only beginning. “This was the pilot project so it was …

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Attack on Jewish Cafe in Winnipeg was ‘Staged,’ Police Say

April 24, 2019 Dear Friends, On behalf of B’nai Brith Canada, I would like to convey how shocked and disturbed we were to learn that police concluded Wednesday the recent attack at BerMax Caffé in Winnipeg, initially described as antisemitic, was staged. If the allegations of Winnipeg police are true, we condemn this fabrication of a hate crime …

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Tell Event Organizers Linda Sarsour Not Welcome in Winnipeg

March 21, 2019 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – Linda Sarsour is not welcome in Winnipeg. Yet, the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg (SPCW) and the Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute (CMWI), both organizers of an event that is scheduled to feature the anti-Israel activist on April 26, are providing …

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Taxi Company Apologizes After Driver Goes on Antisemitic, Anti-Indigenous Rant

March 6, 2019 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – A local taxi company has apologized after one of its drivers made antisemitic and anti-Indigenous comments to a Jewish passenger. Weeks ago, while employing the services of Unicity Taxi Ltd., Winnipeg resident Ron East was subjected to “racist and …

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