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B’nai Brith Canada to UN: Dissolve biased commission investigating Israel-Hamas conflict

B’nai Brith Canada asks UNHRC Chair to dissolve Commission of Inquiry whose member made anti-Israel statements.

'Dissolve commission investigating Israel-Hamas conflict'

B’nai Brith calls for dissolution of UNHRC commission of inquiry

B'nai Brith Canada slams inquiry after antisemitic remarks made by commission member, asks Canadian government to take action.

B’nai Brith calls for dissolution of UNHRC commission of inquiry

Montreal university sued in wake of anti-Israel referendums

B'nai Brith Canada backs lawsuit against McGill University for failing to withhold student fees after repeated anti-Israel referendums.

Montreal university sued in wake of anti-Israel referendums

B’nai Brith applauds Canada’s parliament for online hate strategy

Parliamentary report calls for increasing online content moderation and holding platforms accountable for extremist material.

B’nai Brith praises Canada’s parliament for online hate strategy

Suspect arrested in antisemitic assault in Montreal

B'nai Brith Canada says Montreal police have made an arrest relating to assault in which 51-year-old man was attacked by two young males.

Suspect arrested in antisemitic assault in Montreal

B’nai Brith Canada welcomes Saudi decision to open airspace to Israel

B’nai Brith Canada notes the move is a major step toward full normalization of relations between the two countries.

B’nai Brith Canada welcomes Saudi decision to open airspace

B’nai Brith slams Canadian gov for failing to list IRGC as terror entity

Over 4 years have passed since a call by Canada's parliament to list Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terror entity.

B’nai Brith slams gov for failing to list IRGC as terror entity

Canadian government urged to blacklist IRGC

On anniversary of AMIA bombing, B’nai Brith Canada calls on Canadian government to list IRGC as a terrorist entity.

Canadian government urged to blacklist IRGC

Change needed to Holocaust remembrance as survivors pass away, advocacy group says

B’nai Brith Canada urges the implementation of a series of recommendations as Holocaust survivors pass away.

Change needed to Holocaust remembrance as survivors pass away

B'nai Brith urges Canadian provinces to join International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

In wake of New Zealand joining IHRA, B'nai Brith Canada calls on all Canadian provinces to follow suit.

B'nai Brith Canada to provinces: Join IHRA

Ukrainian airline sues Iran over downing of flight

Ukraine International Airlines sues Iran for $1 billion in reparations for shooting down of Flight PS-752 in January of 2020.

Ukrainian airline sues Iran over downing of flight

B’nai Brith calls for Canadian judges to have Holocaust training

After judge questions prosecutor's link between murder of Jews and Nazi ideology, B'nai Brith calls for Holocaust training.

B’nai Brith calls for Canadian judges to have Holocaust training

B’nai Brith praises BC for renaming mountain and glacier honoring Nazi leader

British Columbia to rename mountain, glacier and creek named after Vichy France leader Marshal Pétain that dated back to World War I.

B’nai Brith praises BC for renaming regions honoring Nazi leader

Germany praised for expelling extremist Iranian cleric

B'nai Brith applauds move and questions why Canadian government ignores case of terrorist living in Canada who was expelled from Germany.

Germany praised for expelling extremist Iranian cleric

Arrival of US hate group in Toronto for speaking engagements slammed by B’nai Brith

B'nai Brith warns city authorities about arrival of Black Hebrew Israelite extremist group for rally and speeches.

Arrival of US hate group slammed by B’nai Brith

Watch: B’nai Brith asks how terrorist can live freely in Canada

B'nai Brith releases video compiling evidence a high ranking member of a banned terror group is living freely in Vancouver and Montreal.

Watch: B’nai Brith asks how terrorist can live freely in Canadaplayer

B’nai Brith calls on British Columbia to adopt IHRA antisemitism definition

With antisemitism an increasing problem in the Canadian province, advocacy group urges premier to adopt IHRA definition.

B’nai Brith calls on British Columbia to adopt IHRA definition

British Columbia imam continues to deliver antisemitic sermons

B'nai Brith Canada submits formal complaint to Victoria, BC police after latest hateful speech by local imam.

British Columbia imam continues to deliver antisemitic sermonsplayer

B’nai Brith slams Quebec’s new French language law

Quebec Jewish leaders worried that law mandating use of French in official situations will lead to exodus of community to other provinces.

B’nai Brith slams Quebec’s new French language law

Canadian Jewish Heritage Month sees record participation

Public participation and awareness of Canadian Jewish Heritage Month in May hit record levels.

Canadian Jewish Heritage Month sees record participation

Petition calls on Canada to deny funding to antisemitic NGOs

Citizens' petition urging Canadian government to deny funding to antisemitic NGOs supported by B'nai Brith.

Petition calls on Canada to deny funding to antisemitic NGOs

B’nai Brith alerts Ottawa about event featuring leader of designated terrorist group

Advocacy group calls on city to cancel speech based on city policy against renting facilities for events promoting extremist views.

B’nai Brith alerts Ottawa about event featuring terrorist leader

Vancouver police to allow officers to wear kippahs

Policy change takes place after Vancouver police contacted by B'nai Brith Canada.

Vancouver police to allow officers to wear kippahs

Canadian province vows to confront antisemitism

B'nai Brith Canada hails work of Newfoundland and Labrador to confront antisemitism and other forms of racism and hate.

Canadian province vows to confront antisemitism

Soccer Canada scraps 'friendly match' with Iran following legal action by B’nai Brith

After Soccer Canada cancels match and controversial stipend to Iranian team, Iran announces it is suing Canada for $10 million.

Soccer Canada scraps match with Iran following legal action

Canadian Senate holds hearing on Holocaust denial bill

B’nai Brith Canada invited to make recommendations to Senate committee on proposed Holocaust denial legislation.

Canadian Senate holds hearing on Holocaust denial bill

B’nai Brith concerned about Canadian MP’s anti-Israel activism

Federal lawmaker rebuked for using megaphone to praise walkout of high school students attending anti-Israel protest.

B’nai Brith concerned about Canadian MP’s anti-Israel activism

Soccer Canada set to give Iranian soccer team $400,000 sparking outrage

B’nai Brith slams Canadian government for refusing to intervene as Iranian team is reportedly controlled by the Revolutionary Guard Corps.

Soccer Canada set to give Iranian team $400,000 sparking outrage

Canadian mayor honored for leadership in combating antisemitism

Mayor of North Bay, Ontario honored by B’nai Brith Canada for his efforts in combating antisemitism in his city.

Canadian mayor honored for leadership in combating antisemitism

Canadian government asked for progress report on antisemitism

B'nai Brith Canada urges antisemitism envoy to release progress report on government's pledges to fight antisemitism.

Canadian government asked for progress report on antisemitism

B’nai Brith urges Canadian politicians to tackle rise in antisemitism

B'nai Brith testifies as part of Canadian parliamentary panel investigating hate and antisemitism.

B’nai Brith urges Canadian politicians to tackle antisemitism

B’nai Brith calls on Canadian government to act against PFLP in Canada

B'nai Brith urges government to expel high ranking PFLP member from Canada.

B’nai Brith calls on Canadian gov to act against PFLP in Canadaplayer

Father of Canadian ‘hate-monger’ fined for obstructing police

Father of Alberta man being investigated for publishing extreme antisemitic material refuses to let police access son's computers.

Father of Canadian ‘hate-monger’ fined for obstructing police

Canada's tax authority urged to act against Al-Quds Day mosques

B’nai Brith Canada calls for charitable status of mosques that facilitated Al-Quds Day hate-fest in downtown Toronto to be examined.

Canada's tax authority urged to act against Al-Quds Day mosquesplayer

42 Canadian jurisdictions recognize Jewish Heritage Month

As Jewish Heritage Month begins in Canada, 42 additional jurisdictions across the country have recognized the month.

42 Canadian jurisdictions recognize Jewish Heritage Month

B'nai Brith Canada: Prevent anti-Israel hate fest in Toronto

B’nai Brith Canada calls on Government of Ontario to prevent its property from being used for Al-Quds Day event.

B'nai Brith Canada: Prevent anti-Israel hate fest in Toronto

B’nai Brith: 2021 saw dangerous antisemitism increase in Canada

B'nai Brith Canada's 2021 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents finds a disturbing increase in antisemitism across Canada, especially online.

B’nai Brith: 2021 saw dangerous antisemitism increase in Canada

Ontario man pleads guilty to harassing B’nai Brith and ex-senator

Man behind campaign of antisemitic letters sent to Jewish org and ex-senator pleads guilty to criminal harassment.

Ontario man pleads guilty to harassing B’nai Brith, ex-senator

B’nai Brith slams ‘flawed’ University of Toronto report on antisemitism

Advocacy org responds with report outlining "serious flaws" in U of T's response to longstanding issues of antisemitism on campus.

B’nai Brith slams ‘flawed’ U of Toronto report on antisemitism

Canadian church denounced for hosting event honoring terrorist

B'nai Brith is calling on Canadians to contact Vancouver church to voice their outrage that it is hosting event glorifying PFLP terrorist.

Canadian church denounced for hosting event honoring terrorist