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B'nai Brith slams Canada for not deporting Nazi collaborator who passed away at 97

B'nai Brith slams Canada for not deporting Nazi collaborator who passed away at 97

B'nai Brith calls government's failure to deport Helmut Oberlander after a 25 year legal battle a "stain on our national conscience."Dan Verbin, 23/09/2021 22:07
Candidate drops out of Canadian election after old tweet questioning Auschwitz surfaces

Candidate drops out of Canadian election after old tweet questioning Auschwitz surfaces

NPD candidate for Nova Scotia riding apologizes for allegedly tweeting in 2019: ”Was Auschwitz a real place?”Dan Verbin, Canada, 15/09/2021 18:22
Toronto man arrested following anti-Semitic assaults

Toronto man arrested following anti-Semitic assaults

32-year-old facing new assault charges after allegedly attacking people he perceived as Jewish in Toronto.Elad Benari, 14/09/2021 04:58
Canadian deportation hearing for Nazi death squad member to proceed in public

Canadian deportation hearing for Nazi death squad member to proceed in public

Helmet Oberlander's lawyer's request to end hearing or have it proceed in private is turned down by Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.Dan Verbin, 09/09/2021 16:48
Auction of Nazi items in British Columbia, Canada has Jewish community concerned

Auction of Nazi items in British Columbia, Canada has Jewish community concerned

President of Jewish community in Okanagan region of British Columbia worried items will fall into hands of far right buyers.Dan Verbin, 09/09/2021 15:50
Report: Canadian police investigated less than 1% of hate crimes in 2019

Report: Canadian police investigated less than 1% of hate crimes in 2019

New data suggests the vast majority of hate crimes in Canada experienced by the Jewish community and other groups are never investigated.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 19:05
Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

Simcoe North, Ontario candidate the latest victim of multiple instances of swastikas painted on campaign signs across Canada.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 20:13
Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

The latest candidate to be targeted is Doug Kobayashi, who is running for a riding on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 16:36
Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Liberal candidate for Surrey, British Columbia riding called vandalism of his sign "intolerable."Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 18:01
Toronto area politician's campaign sign defaced

Toronto area politician's campaign sign defaced

Liberal Party candidate shares photos of a campaign sign defaced with a swastika and the word “Nazi”.Elad Benari, 25/08/2021 05:18
Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

This week has seen the Jewish community targeted multiple times, with signs, a synagogue, baseball field, school and parked car defaced.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 22:42
Jewish candidates' campaign signs defaced in Montreal

Jewish candidates' campaign signs defaced in Montreal

Election campaign signs of two Jewish Canadian politicians in Montreal defaced with swastikas.Elad Benari, 18/08/2021 05:34
Canadian Prime Minister announces September election

Canadian Prime Minister announces September election

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau triggers election, hoping to regain the majority he lost in the last vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2021 00:12
Canadian gov't promises $5m to increase security for Jewish institutions

Canadian gov't promises $5m to increase security for Jewish institutions

Canada will spend $5m to strengthen security at Jewish institutions, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau tells anti-Semitism summit.David Lazarus, JTA, 23/07/2021 08:03
Biden nominates David Cohen, former Jewish federation vice chair, as ambassador to Canada

Biden nominates David Cohen, former Jewish federation vice chair, as ambassador to Canada

David Cohen, former vice chairman of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, nominated to be US ambassador to Canada.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 22/07/2021 22:00
Jewish community concerned by anti-Semitic assaults in Toronto

Jewish community concerned by anti-Semitic assaults in Toronto

Members of Jewish community in Toronto concern following two incidents of anti-Semitism in the city this past week.Elad Benari, 15/07/2021 05:02
B'na Brith slams Canadian political party for ignoring Jew hate

B'na Brith slams Canadian political party for ignoring Jew hate

After NDP MP urges support for jailed PFLP senior leader, calling her a "human rights campaigner," B'nai Brith expresses outrage.Dan Verbin, 14/07/2021 16:02
Canada: Multiple people killed in crane collapse in British Columbia

Canada: Multiple people killed in crane collapse in British Columbia

Multiple people are dead after a crane attached to a high-rise building under construction collapsed in downtown Kelowna.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 04:43
Tucker: Churches being burned in Canada

Tucker: Churches being burned in Canada

Rebel Media founder Ezra Levant speaks with Tucker Carlson about situation in Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 19:53
B'nai Brith calls for resignation of U of T faculty association pres over remarks

B'nai Brith calls for resignation of U of T faculty association pres over remarks

B'nai Brith Canada calls faculty body head's remarks "inappropriate, and harmful to the campus’ Jewish community.”Dan Verbin, 07/07/2021 18:42
Government of Ontario to combat anti-Semitism in schools

Government of Ontario to combat anti-Semitism in schools

Canadian province of Ontario announces plan to counter rising anti-Semitism in schools and communities.Elad Benari, 06/07/2021 05:38
Abbas seeks Canadian pressure on Israel

Abbas seeks Canadian pressure on Israel

PA chairman meets Canadian Foreign Minister, calls on Canada to pressure Israel to stop "aggression" against the Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 06/07/2021 04:36
Canadian network cuts ties with Arabic-language program due to anti-Semitic rhetoric

Canadian network cuts ties with Arabic-language program due to anti-Semitic rhetoric

Canada’s largest multicultural television channel will no longer broadcast Arabic-language program which used anti-Semitic rhetoric online.Elad Benari, 01/07/2021 06:43
Trudeau to Abbas: Canada regrets casualties in Gaza

Trudeau to Abbas: Canada regrets casualties in Gaza

Canadian PM speaks to PA chairman, expresses support for PA positions on Sheik Jarrah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 22:34
Historic heatwave in US, Canada

Historic heatwave in US, Canada

'Heat dome' leads to record-breaking temperatures across much of the US and Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 21:06
Canada says senior Iranian official ordered downing of Ukrainian plane

Canada says senior Iranian official ordered downing of Ukrainian plane

Canada's final report on downing of Ukrainian plane in January of last year says the decision was made by a senior Iranian official.Elad Benari, 25/06/2021 05:35
British government confirms it will be boycotting Durban IV

British government confirms it will be boycotting Durban IV

Move to boycott "hatefest" is welcomed by Jewish and pro-Israel advocacy groups.Dan Verbin, 21/06/2021 17:11
Terrorism charges against attacker of Muslim family in Ontario

Terrorism charges against attacker of Muslim family in Ontario

Terrorism charges filed against suspect accused of killing four members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 02:41
Files tied to murder of Jewish-Canadian couple to be unsealed

Files tied to murder of Jewish-Canadian couple to be unsealed

Supreme Court of Canada rules that documents relating to the estate of Honey and Barry Sherman should be unsealed.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/06/2021 00:50
Canada: Four members of Muslim family killed in 'hate crime' attack

Canada: Four members of Muslim family killed in 'hate crime' attack

Canadian police, President Tradeau claiming a hit-and-run attack killing 4 members of the same family Sunday was premeditated hate crime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 09:43
Anti-Israel activists dupe Canadian medical student societies

Anti-Israel activists dupe Canadian medical student societies

Pro-BDS activists in Canada falsify endorsements from three leading organizations for anti-Israel campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 12:15
Canada: Family killed in intentional anti-Muslim attack

Canada: Family killed in intentional anti-Muslim attack

Police say family of five in London, Ontario, targeted due to their Islamic faith.Elad Benari, 07/06/2021 23:34
Remains of hundreds of indigenous children found at former Canadian school

Remains of hundreds of indigenous children found at former Canadian school

Remains of 215 children found buried at residential school for indigenous children where decades of abuse occurred.Gary Willig, 30/05/2021 14:02
Canada to provide $25 million to Palestinian Arabs

Canada to provide $25 million to Palestinian Arabs

Canada will provide $25 million to Palestinian Arab civilians affected by the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/05/2021 01:12
Canada hit with wave of anti-Semitic attacks

Canada hit with wave of anti-Semitic attacks

Anti-Semitism in Canada includes rock throwing, physical attacks, aimed at Jews and pro-Israel activists.David Lazarus, JTA, 28/05/2021 08:15
B'nai Brith Canada: Is Canada still safe for Jews?

B'nai Brith Canada: Is Canada still safe for Jews?

In an "open letter to Canada," B'nai Brith's Michael Mostyn calls the recent rise in anti-Semitism a “wake-up call for Canadian Jewry.”Dan Verbin, 26/05/2021 14:55
Health Canada: 'Still learning' if vaccinated people can spread COVID-19

Health Canada: 'Still learning' if vaccinated people can spread COVID-19

"We’re still learning if vaccinated individuals can carry and spread the virus to others," says Canadian federal health agency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 09:48
Iran dismisses Canadian court's ruling on Ukrainian plane crash

Iran dismisses Canadian court's ruling on Ukrainian plane crash

Iran says provincial Canadian court has no jurisdiction to rule on a claim for damages over crash of Ukrainian passenger plane last year.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 22/05/2021 02:04
CBC News repeatedly refers to Jewish residents of Lod as “settlers”

CBC News repeatedly refers to Jewish residents of Lod as “settlers”

Article repeatedly refers to Jewish residents of Lod as settlers who are "infiltrating" the city.Dan Verbin, 20/05/2021 23:21
Jewish Edmonton man harassed by car asking if he's Jewish

Jewish Edmonton man harassed by car asking if he's Jewish

Jewish Edmonton, Alberta man harassed by "Free Palestine" car asking him, "Where do the Jews live?"Dan Verbin, 19/05/2021 22:14
Report: Jewish man assaulted by anti-Israel protesters in Canada

Report: Jewish man assaulted by anti-Israel protesters in Canada

Footage on social media reportedly shows elderly Jewish man being brutally assaulted by anti-Israel protesters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2021 09:51
Canada expresses 'grave concern' over situation in Israel

Canada expresses 'grave concern' over situation in Israel

Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs calls on all parties to take steps to de-escalate tensions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2021 06:08
Canada confirms it will not take part in Durban IV

Canada confirms it will not take part in Durban IV

Canadian lawmaker says the federal government will not be taking part in Durban IV.Ben Ariel, 07/05/2021 05:59
Canadian court quashes ruling on labelling of 'settlement' products

Canadian court quashes ruling on labelling of 'settlement' products

Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal quashes lower ruling that barred products from Judea and Samaria from being labelled “Product of Israel”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 06:07
Canadian government urged to disavow Durban IV

Canadian government urged to disavow Durban IV

B’nai Brith Canada, FSWC call on Canadian government to disavow the Durban IV conference and affirm Canada’s refusal to participate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 04:39
Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for adolescents

Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for adolescents

Canada becomes first country to approve use of Pfizer COVID vaccine on children ages 12-15.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 18:42
Canada expresses condolences over Meron disaster

Canada expresses condolences over Meron disaster

Canadian PM Trudeau, opposition leader O’Toole join other world leaders who expressed condolences deadly stampede during in Meron.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/04/2021 22:28
Canada: Nearly half of violent anti-Semitism related to coronavirus outbreak

Canada: Nearly half of violent anti-Semitism related to coronavirus outbreak

Nearly half of violent anti-Semitic incidents in Canada were COVID-19 related, watchdog reports.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 28/04/2021 09:01
B'nai Brith: Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada increased 18% in 2020

B'nai Brith: Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada increased 18% in 2020

Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents 2020 finds that Jews are still the most targeted group in Canada for hate crimes.Dan Verbin, 27/04/2021 02:51
Canadian university abandons support for BDS

Canadian university abandons support for BDS

Student union at Quebec’s Concordia University formally abandons support for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.Ben Ariel, 21/04/2021 06:19
'We will continue to oppose efforts to isolate Israel internationally and to condemn BDS'

'We will continue to oppose efforts to isolate Israel internationally and to condemn BDS'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wishes Israel a happy Independence Day: For over 70 years, Canada and Israel have been close friends.Elad Benari, 16/04/2021 05:06
Canadian MP goes on virtual parliament meeting completely naked

Canadian MP goes on virtual parliament meeting completely naked

'this was an unfortunate error.' Liberal MP from Quebec spotted fully naked on virtual parliament meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 17:58
PA praises Canadian party's anti-Israel resolution

PA praises Canadian party's anti-Israel resolution

PA “foreign affairs ministry” praises New Democratic Party for approving resolution calling for an end to “Israeli occupation”.Elad Benari, 12/04/2021 06:12
Canadian party approves anti-Israel resolution

Canadian party approves anti-Israel resolution

Canada's New Democratic Party approves resolution calling on Israel "to end its occupation" and for recognition of Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 12/04/2021 03:41
'Kill Jews' graffiti discovered on Chabad Centre in western Canada

'Kill Jews' graffiti discovered on Chabad Centre in western Canada

Police in city of Victoria, British Columbia, looking for suspects after local Chabad Centre vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti.Elad Benari, 09/04/2021 05:11
Jewish Canadian SC Justice appointed to Harvard Law chair

Jewish Canadian SC Justice appointed to Harvard Law chair

Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella, daughter of Holocaust survivors, to become Harvard Pisar Visiting Professor of Law in 2022.Dan Verbin, 09/04/2021 02:08
Canadian Jewish groups praise Hamilton for adopting IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Canadian Jewish groups praise Hamilton for adopting IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Canadian Jewish groups are praising Ontario city for adopting the IHRA working definition of anti-Semitism.Dan Verbin, 31/03/2021 23:45