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Former Canadian PM Brian Mulroney dead at 84

Former Canadian PM from 1984-1993, who led trade agreement that became NAFTA, passes away.

Former Canadian PM Brian Mulroney dead at 84

Canada will also airdrop aid into Gaza

As US considers airdropping humanitarian aid into northern Gaza, Canadian government says it will begin airlifting aid into Gaza in the next week.

Canada will also airdrop aid into Gaza

Event that canceled Jewish speaker is canceled

Ontario women’s event that canceled Jewish speaker over IDF service is itself canceled.

Event that canceled Jewish speaker is canceled

'Man who rammed Muslim family committed terror'

Ontario superior court justice concludes that man who drove his truck into a Muslim family in London, Ontario, committed an act of terrorism.

'Man who rammed Muslim family committed terror'

Israeli cyclist removed as key speaker

Trailblazing Canadian cyclist removed from Ottawa International Women’s Day event over past IDF service.

Israeli cyclist removed as key speaker

Jewish Canadian MP receives police protection

Jewish Conservative MP Melissa Lantsman, whose Toronto-area office was vandalized, among several federal Canadian politicians to receive police protection on Parliament Hill.

Jewish Canadian MP receives police protection

Canadian MP denounces anti-Israel protest in Toronto

Canadian MP denounces anti-Israel protest at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto which turned into a display of antisemitism: The attacks against synagogues, schools, businesses and neighborhoods must stop.

Canadian MP denounces anti-Israel protest in Toronto

Campaign urges the Government to blacklist Houthis

B’nai Brith Canada launches letter-writing campaign urging the Government of Canada to follow in the footsteps of the US and list the Houthis as a terrorist entity.

Campaign urges the Government to blacklist Houthis

Universities urged to cancel anti-Israel speaker

Sami Hamdi, a British political commentator who praised the Hamas massacre on October 7, scheduled to speak at several universities in Canada.

Universities urged to cancel anti-Israel speaker

Canada imposes new sanctions on Hamas

Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs says Canada is committed to a 'comprehensive, just, and lasting peace in the Middle East and will continue to take steps against Hamas and anyone affiliated to Hamas.'

Canada imposes new sanctions on Hamas

Canada to impose sanctions on 'extremist settlers'

Foreign Minister Melanie Joly confirmed that the Canadian government was 'actively on' passing sanctions on Israelis who 'incite violence' in Judea and Samira.

Canada to impose sanctions on 'extremist settlers'

'Canada mulling sanctions on extremist settlers'

Canadian Prime Minister confirms his government is considering imposing sanctions on “extremist Israeli settlers” after the US took similar action.

'Canada mulling sanctions on extremist settlers'

Canadian province bans sex-change below 17

The Canadian province of Alberta has adopted a new policy forbidding sex-change operations on anyone below the age of 17.

Canadian province bans sex-change below 17

JNF-Canada & KKL-JNF Award Prizes to Scientists

$1 million Breakthrough Climate Solutions Prize Awarded to Three Israeli Research Projects: Largest Incentive Prize in Israel’s History

JNF-Canada & KKL-JNF Award Prizes to Scientists

Canadian synagogue vandalized, police investigating

Multiple windows of a New Brunswick synagogue were shattered. Police are investigating the possibility of a hate crime.

Canadian synagogue vandalized, police investigating

Canada calls for Hamas to surrender

A statement by the Canadian Foreign Minister in the wake of the ICJ ruling on the war calls for Hamas to lay down its weapons.

Canada calls for Hamas to surrender

Countries follow US' lead in suspending UNRWA funds

Several countries follow US' lead, announce pause in funding for UNRWA following 'deeply concerning' reports that UNRWA employees participated in the Oct. 7 massacre.

Countries follow US' lead in suspending UNRWA funds

Call for Canada to investigate lone soldiers

A Canadian organization is calling for Canadian citizens who served in the IDF to be investigated for war crimes.

Call for Canada to investigate lone soldiers

Canada distances itself from South Africa lawsuit

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada believes in the importance of the ICJ but that does not mean it supports South Africa’s case against Israel.

Canada distances itself from South Africa lawsuit

'Our commitment to Jewish community is unwavering'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets Jewish community leaders in Toronto amid the sharp increase in acts of antisemitism in the city.

'Our commitment to Jewish community is unwavering'

Police investigating suspected antisemitic vandalism

Police searching for suspects after car with decals of the Israeli flag was vandalized in Vaughan.

Police investigating suspected antisemitic vandalism

Man arrested over antisemitic assault

34-year-old arrested after four Jewish adults were attacked while walking home from synagogue in city of Vaughan.

Man arrested over antisemitic assault

Police serve hot coffee to anti-Israel protesters

Anti-Israel protesters blocked bridge in Toronto’s Jewish neighborhood, protesting Israel’s attack on Gaza; local police provided coffee

Police serve hot coffee to anti-Israel protesters

Canada to absorb people affected by Israel-Hamas war

Canada announces steps to allow Gazans and Israelis to receive visas for study, work, and reunification of families.

Canada to absorb people affected by Israel-Hamas war

Hamas official who proudly flaunted massacre thanks Canada

Senior Hamas official Ghazi Hamad thanked Canada, Australia, and New Zealand for their support of a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

Hamas official who proudly flaunted massacre thanks Canada

Ottawa youth charged over plot to attack Jewish community

Police in Canada charge youth in Ottawa with terrorism for allegedly plotting an attack against the local Jewish community.

Ottawa youth charged over plot to attack Jewish community

Protesters blocked Zim's offices in Toronto and Montreal

Group representing protesters stated Zim is main transporter of weapons to Israel, which is committing "genocide" on the residents of Gaza.

Protesters blocked Zim's offices in Toronto and Montreal

Thousands attend pro-Israel rally in Ottawa

'This is not 1943. I'm grateful that Israel exists and as an army to fight back,' Canadian MP says at Ottawa rally.

Thousands attend pro-Israel rally in Ottawa

Canadian city won't display menorah outside city hall

Moncton, New Brunswick, cites desire to "separate church from state" as reason for decision to cancel display of menorah outside city hall.

Canadian city won't display menorah outside city hall

Are plastic straws truly the planet's biggest enemy?

​​​​​​​Seriously! How can it be that university students don’t understand the level of Hamas barbarism yet fight to stop plastic straws?

Are plastic straws truly the planet's biggest enemy?

Car explodes on bridge near Niagara Falls on US-Canada border

FBI investigating after car blows up at the Rainbow Bridge while heading into US from Canada on the day before Thanksgiving.

Car explodes on bridge near Niagara Falls on US-Canada border

Province of Manitoba to make Holocaust education more prominent

Jewish groups welcome the move, which was motivated by discussions with concerned Jewish students.

Province of Manitoba to make Holocaust education more prominent

Province of Saskatchewan adds mandatory Holocaust education

Saskatchewan announces that Holocaust education will be a compulsory component of the high school curriculum beginning in 2025-26.

Province of Saskatchewan adds mandatory Holocaust education

'Antisemitism is reaching everywhere'

Professor Marat Resin of York Entrepreneurial Development School talks about the effects of the war on Jews around the world.

'Antisemitism is reaching everywhere'

Canadian university fires employee who denied Hamas atrocities

University of Alberta fires director of its campus sexual assault center, who signed letter questioning Hamas' violence on October 7.

Canadian university fires employee who denied Hamas atrocities

'Hamas, not Israel, is deliberately targeting civilians'

Netanyahu responds to Canadian Prime Minister: It is Hamas, not Israel, that should be held accountable for committing a double war crime.

'Hamas, not Israel, is deliberately targeting civilians'

'The killing of women, children and babies in Gaza must stop'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launches scathing attack on Israel: I urge the government of Israel to exercise maximum restraint.

'The killing of women, children and babies in Gaza must stop'

Jewish school in Montreal riddled with bullets

Officers say they found bullet holes in the Yeshiva Gedola of Montreal building and shell casings on the ground nearby.

Jewish school in Montreal riddled with bullets

Shots fired at two Jewish schools

Canadian Prime Minister condemned the attacks, calling them 'horrifying.'

Shots fired at two Jewish schools

Canadian PM speaks to Netanyahu amid Gaza war

Canadian PM Trudeau tells Netanyahu that Canada supports Israel's right to defend itself "in accordance with international law".

Canadian PM speaks to Netanyahu amid Gaza war

Jewish family targeted with grafiti and death threats in Canada

Ontario Provincial Police have opened an investigation into the incident and are taking steps to protect the family.

Jewish family targeted with grafiti and death threats in Canada

Physician receives antisemitic death threat

Police in city of Mississauga, southwest of Toronto, investigating after physician receives antisemitic death threat.

Physician receives antisemitic death threat

TV network fires journalist who denied Israel's right to exist

CTV News Atlantic dismisses journalist who said that "Jews can continue to exist, the Zionist ideology cannot.”

TV network fires journalist who denied Israel's right to exist

Military and civilian jets to evacuate citizens from Israel

Argentina, Canada, other countries plan airlifts to help their citizens leave war-torn Israel.

Military and civilian jets to evacuate citizens from Israel

'Canada supports Israel’s right to defend itself'

Canadian Prime Minister speaks to Netanyahu, condemns Hamas’ large-scale attacks against Israel.

'Canada supports Israel’s right to defend itself'

Canada declares support for Israel against Hamas

Canadian leaders have stated unanimous support for Israel against the Hamas invasion in the area around the Gaza Strip.

Canada declares support for Israel against Hamas

Putin calls former Canadian House Speaker 'an idiot'

Russian President comments on incident in which Canada's Parliament celebrated veteran who had fought alongside the Nazis.

Putin calls former Canadian House Speaker 'an idiot'

Canada's Governor General apologizes for honor to former Nazi

Canada's Governor General, Mary Simon, apologizes for top Canadian honor awarded in 1987 to Nazi soldier who moved to Canada.

Canada's Governor General apologizes for honor to former Nazi

Canada mulling declassifying list of ex-Nazis

The move follows the recent incident in which Parliament unknowingly glorified a Ukrainian who fought alongside the Nazis.

Canada mulling declassifying list of ex-Nazis

Canada's House of Commons elects new speaker

Greg Fergus becomes first Black Canadian to hold the post, replaces speaker who quit after honoring Ukrainian who fought with Nazis.

Canada's House of Commons elects new speaker

Canadian PM apologizes for parliament honoring Nazi veteran

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologizes after a Nazi veteran was praised in parliament: It was a terrible mistake.

Canadian PM apologizes for parliament honoring Nazi veteran

Canadian House of Commons Speaker resigns

Speaker Anthony Rota announces resignation over having invited a man who fought for the Nazis to attend Zelenskyy's address to Parliament.

Canadian House of Commons Speaker resigns

Speaker apologizes for honoring Ukrainian who fought with Nazis

Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada apologizes for Parliament's standing ovation to Ukrainian who fought for a Nazi unit.

Speaker apologizes for honoring Ukrainian who fought with Nazis

Parliament under fire for honoring man who fought for Nazis

Jewish organizations demand Canada’s Parliament apologize for giving standing ovation to man who fought for Nazi unit.

Parliament under fire for honoring man who fought for Nazis

'Credible intel that India is tied to slaying of Sikh leader'

Canadian PM Trudeau says Canada is probing "credible allegations" that Indian agents had a role in slaying of exiled Sikh near Vancouver.

'Credible intel that India is tied to slaying of Sikh leader'

EU, Canada, Australia ask Israel to permit entry to PA citizens

The countries requested that Israel allow their citizens who are Palestinian Arabs to enter freely as Palestinians with US citizenship do.

EU, Canada, Australia ask Israel to permit entry to PA citizens

Canada condemns Abbas' antisemitic speech

Canada says PA chairman's recent comments distort the truth and promote Jew-hatred.

Canada condemns Abbas' antisemitic speech

Canadians view Israel as apartheid, not a vibrant democracy

Nearly half of young Canadians view Israel as an 'apartheid' state, new survey shows.

Canadians view Israel as apartheid, not a vibrant democracy

5 million bees escape after falling off truck

Police tell residents, drivers to keep their windows closed after millions of bees escape their hives in traffic accident.

5 million bees escape after falling off truck

Canadian province announces fund to combat antisemitism

B’nai Brith Canada welcomes Newfoundland and Labrador's announcement of a $250,000 multi-year fund to combat antisemitism.

Canadian province announces fund to combat antisemitism