Alberta union head describes ‘scrambling’ for shekels in criticism of health care payout

Labor union chief apologizes after using anti-Semitic stereotype to criticize health care payout.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/4/2020, 7:15 AM

Following Nova Scotia shooting, Canada bans assault-style weapons

In wake of Nova Scotia shooting, Canadian PM Trudeau bans sale, import, of assault-style weapons. Critics note shooter lacked gun license.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2020, 9:37 PM

Canadian municipalities adopt IHRA's anti-Semitism definition

York Regional Council, representing municipalities north of Toronto, adopts IHRA working definition of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/2/2020, 12:56 AM

Canadian Conservative leader: We are proud to be strong allies of Israel

Andrew Scheer, leader of Canada’s Conservative Party: May Israel be blessed with peace, health and prosperity.Elad Benari, 4/29/2020, 6:02 AM

Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada rise to record high for 4th straight year

League for Human Rights, part of B’nai Brith Canada, recorded 2,207 anti-Semitic incidents in 2019 Annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents.Marcy Oster/JTA, 4/28/2020, 8:38 PM

At least 17 dead in shooting rampage in eastern Canada

The shooter and a local police officer among those dead in a shooting rampage in Canadian province of Nova Scotia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2020, 4:42 AM

Spate of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Toronto

B’nai Brith Canada denounces anti-Semitic graffiti in the downtown Toronto area over the Passover holiday.Elad Benari, 4/14/2020, 6:07 AM

Toronto restaurants urged to temporarily close due to coronavirus

Health officials in Toronto recommend closure of restaurants, bars, nightclubs and theaters to prevent further spread of COVID-19.Elad Benari, 3/17/2020, 4:37 AM

Canada closes its borders

Prime Minister Trudeau announces new rules barring non-citizens from entering Canada in response to coronavirus pandemic.Gary Willig, 3/16/2020, 7:58 PM

Canadian company produces viable vaccine candidate for COVID-19

Medicago, a biopharmaceutical company in Quebec City, develops vaccine against coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2020, 4:35 AM

Canadian PM's wife tests positive for coronavirus

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Justin Trudeau, tests positive for COVID-19 and will remain in isolation. PM not exhibiting symptoms.Elad Benari, 3/13/2020, 4:14 AM

Canadian student body rejects IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

IHRA working definition of anti-Semitism guides politicians and leaders around the globe on how to identify and combat anti-Jewish hatred.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2020, 8:08 AM

Russia asks Canada to hand over files on ex-Nazi death squad member

Russia asks Canada to hand over case files on 95-year-old Helmut Oberlander who lost his Canadian citizenship due over wartime activities.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2020, 12:59 AM

Montreal suburb adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

City council of Westmount adopts working definition of anti-Semitism based on that of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.Elad Benari, 2/7/2020, 6:46 AM

Canadian Conservative leadership hopeful: Canada’s embassy should be in Jerusalem

Peter MacKay, who seeks lead Canada’s Conservative Party, backtracks after not committing to moving Canada’s embassy to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 2/7/2020, 4:42 AM

Trump signs US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement

President Trump sings landmark trade agreement with Canada, Mexico., 1/29/2020, 10:04 PM

Jewish center calls on Canada to recognize Revolutionary Guards as terrorist organization

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center launches petition calling on Canadian PM Trudeau to add Iran's IRGC to list of terror groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2020, 3:11 PM

Former Ottawa professor sues Canada for extraditing him to France over synagogue bombing

Former Canadian professor sues government for $69 million for extraditing him to France to be tried for synagogue bombing.David Lazarus, JTA, 1/15/2020, 7:42 AM

Canadians mourn victims of Ukrainian plane crash

Memorial services held in Toronto and Edmonton honoring passengers who died when Iran shot down a Ukrainian jetliner last week.Elad Benari, 1/13/2020, 4:43 AM

El Al flight from US to Israel forced to land in Canada

Flight from Newark bound for Tel Aviv forced to make unscheduled landing in Halifax, Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2020, 2:55 PM

Watch: Wheel of plane falls off seconds after takeoff

Air Canada Jazz forced to turn around after a technical issue made one of its wheels fall off seconds after takeoff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2020, 6:40 AM

Canada again votes in favor of UN anti-Israel resolution

For the second time in a month, Canada changes course and backs Palestinian self-determination in UN vote.Elad Benari, 12/19/2019, 5:00 AM

Ex-Nazi death squad soldier to be deported from Canada

95-year-old former Nazi death squad soldier loses final appeal opportunity after Supreme Court declines case, faces deportation from Canada.David Lazarus, JTA, 12/8/2019, 5:44 PM

Canada votes in favor of UN resolution condemning Israel

Canada changes course, votes in favor of UN resolution in support of Palestinian Arabs' right to self-determination.Elad Benari, 11/20/2019, 6:06 AM

Doctors from Canada join MDA's International Emergency Unit

Specialists in emergency medicine, internal medicine, general practitioners, neurology, orthopedic surgery arrive to undergo MDA training.Mordechai Sones, 11/7/2019, 2:39 PM

Man forced to relinquish job because of kippah

Among petitioners kippah-wearing Montreal man forced to give up teaching position after new law prohibits religious symbols in public placesMordechai Sones, 11/7/2019, 10:52 AM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wins reelection

Despite losses to Conservatives and Bloq Quebecois, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau expected to retain power.David Rosenberg, 10/22/2019, 9:52 AM

Jerusalem recognition on the table in Canadian federal election

Poll show dead heat as pro-Israel Conservative aims to unseat PM Justin Trudeau. Challenger vows to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital.David Rosenberg, 10/18/2019, 8:16 AM

Trudeau accuser paid for non-disclosure agreement?

Report: On eve of general election, Canadian PM agrees to pay 2.25 million dollars to former student who claims Trudeau had affair with her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 8:57 PM

Canadian Jewish organizations condemn attack in Germany

Canadian Jewish organizations call for heightened police security around Jewish institutions in Germany.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 6:44 AM

Canadian synagogue vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti

"Jews" crossed out within a circle and swastika discovered at entrance to Beth Jacob Synagogue in Hamilton, southwest of Toronto.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/8/2019, 9:09 PM

Israeli winery: 'Add us to appeal on labeling our wines'

Civil rights group helps Psâgot Winery bring its case before Canada's Federal Court of Appeal.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 9/27/2019, 3:20 PM

Cyclone Dorian heading towards UK

Hurricane Dorian, weakened to post-tropical cyclone, finishes lashing Canada before heading off towards UK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2019, 10:24 AM

Dorian hits Canadian province of Nova Scotia

Hundreds of thousands without power in Canadian province of Nova Scotia after Dorian makes landfall, causing heavy damage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 5:27 AM

Canada braces for Hurricane Dorian

After devastating the Bahamas and leaving destruction in the Carolinas, Hurricane Dorian heads for Canada's Atlantic provinces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 12:27 AM

Canadian Government to appeal court ruling on 'settlement' wine

Jewish groups welcome Government appeal of court ruling that Judea and Samaria wine cannot be labeled as products made in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/7/2019, 1:08 AM

Montreal taxi driver charged following assault of Jewish man

Former taxi driver charged after assault of a Jewish man on July 28.Ben Ariel, 9/6/2019, 5:07 AM

Canadian election candidate ousted over anti-Semitic comments

Liberal Party of Canada ousts candidate after B’nai Brith Canada reveals his past allegedly anti-Semitic comments.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 9/2/2019, 6:23 AM

White nationalists banned from using Toronto mailing service

Saskatchewan-based white nationalist group barred from using Toronto mailing service following information provided by B'nai Brith Canada.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2019, 6:51 AM

Canadian newspaper editor to be jailed for promoting hatred

Editor of Toronto-based publication sent to one year in jail for promoting hatred against women and Jews.Elad Benari, 8/23/2019, 4:02 AM

Canadian paper apologizes after running anti-Semitic cartoon

Edmonton Journal apologizes for cartoon featuring anti-Semitic cartoon of hook-nosed figure.Sam Sokol/JTA, 8/12/2019, 8:50 PM

Canadian Anglican Church to remove prayer for conversion of Jews

Church close to removing the prayer from its official liturgy and replacing it with one calling for “reconciliation with the Jews.”Sam Sokol, JTA, 8/7/2019, 10:59 PM

Two Jewish boys assaulted north of Toronto

B'nai Brith concerned after two boys wearing kippot attacked by youth while walking in Thornhill.Elad Benari, 8/5/2019, 4:44 AM

Outrage over anti-Semitic taxi assault in Montreal

Quebec had the most anti-Semitic incidents in Canada in 2018, with 709 of Canada’s 2,041 total incidents occurring in the province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 10:14 PM

Jewish Canadian organizations: Suspend funding to UNRWA

CIJA, B'nai Brith Canada urge government to suspend funding to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" in wake of corruption report.Elad Benari, 8/1/2019, 5:10 AM

PLO official welcomes Canadian ruling on Judea and Samaria wine

Hanan Ashrawi praises Canadian court's ruling that Judea and Samaria wine cannot be labeled as made in Israel.Elad Benari, 7/31/2019, 6:05 AM

Canada won't change election date which falls on Jewish holiday

Canada's chief electoral officer says he will not recommend changing federal election date, even though it conflicts with Shmini Atzret.Elad Benari, 7/30/2019, 12:08 AM

Canadian court: Judea and Samaria not part of Israel

Canadian court rules wine made in Judea and Samaria cannot be labelled as made in Israel, 'no dispute settlements not part of Israel.'AFP, 7/29/2019, 10:53 PM

Jews most targeted minority group in Canada

For third straight year, Canadian Jews in 2018 remained most targeted minority group for police-reported hate-crimes throughout the country.David Lazarus, JTA, 7/24/2019, 3:27 PM

Could Canada's election day change?

Canada’s Federal Court orders review of election date which coincides with Jewish holiday of Shmini Atzeret.Elad Benari, 7/24/2019, 4:38 AM

Canadian Jews most targeted group for hate crimes

Statistics Canada finds Canadian Jews were the most targeted group for hate crimes in 2018, a trend continuing from the previous two years.Elad Benari, 7/23/2019, 4:31 AM

Canada: Election quandary is about 'what it means to count'

Canada’s 2 main Jewish groups at odds over national election on Sukkot.David Lazarus, JTA, 7/22/2019, 1:56 PM

Canadian PM urged to speak out on Quebec religious symbols bill

B’nai Brith Canada calls on PM Justin Trudeau to speak out on Quebec bill banning public employees from wearing kippahs.Elad Benari, 7/19/2019, 4:34 AM

'Israel violates rights of Palestinian workers'

PA cabinet leader meets Canadian delegation, urges Canada to recognize "Palestine".Dalit Halevi, 7/11/2019, 6:08 AM

Toronto church cancels event honoring terrorist

Following campaign by B’nai Brith Canada, Toronto church cancels event honoring terrorist who organized attack on Israel's airport in 1972.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2019, 2:03 AM

'Leaders like Khamenei who stand up to Trump must be supported'

Canadian Imam praises Iranian leadership for standing up to Trump's 'bullying.' 'These are the type of leaders that Allah wants to see.'Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2019, 2:21 PM

PA urges Canada to recognize 'Palestine'

Abbas advisor calls on Canadian government to recognize the “state of Palestine” and to support it in the international arena.Dalit Halevi, 7/2/2019, 5:43 AM