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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
30 Travellers with fake COVID tests caught trying to enter Canada's by land and air

30 Travellers with fake COVID tests caught trying to enter Canada's by land and air

Canadian border agency aware of issue and on guard for travellers attempting to bypass COVID regulations upon entering through air and land.Dan Verbin, 31/03/2021 22:56
Jews remain most targeted religious group for hate crimes in Canada

Jews remain most targeted religious group for hate crimes in Canada

Statistics Canada report for 2019 finds 7% increase in police-reported hate crimes in Canada that year.Elad Benari, 31/03/2021 06:12
Canadian province adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Canadian province adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick adopts the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's Working Definition of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 26/03/2021 06:21
Faculty of Canadian university oppose IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Faculty of Canadian university oppose IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada urges University of Manitoba’s Faculty Association to abandon motion opposing IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 25/03/2021 05:01
Jewish and Black Canadian groups partner to end discrimination

Jewish and Black Canadian groups partner to end discrimination

Two well known Canadian advocacy groups, one Jewish and one Black, teamed up to challenge Canadians to end hate.Dan Verbin, 23/03/2021 21:15
Officials: Worryingly low vaccination rate among 80+ in Ontario a problem

Officials: Worryingly low vaccination rate among 80+ in Ontario a problem

Less than three quarters of Ontarian age 80 and older have received their COVID-19 vaccination or are signed up to do so.Dan Verbin, 23/03/2021 18:15
Canadian Jewish groups to NDP: Don't reject IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

Canadian Jewish groups to NDP: Don't reject IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

Jewish groups are asking the NDP not to give in to a move to overrule the party leader’s support of the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism.Dan Verbin, 22/03/2021 22:13
"Numerous" anti-Semitic posters and decals found in Canadian city

"Numerous" anti-Semitic posters and decals found in Canadian city

Investigation launched by RCMP after anti-Semitic decals and posters discovered along Abbott Street and at Kelowna General Hospital.Dan Verbin, 21/03/2021 22:49
Canadian town’s hate speech resolution gaining momentum with municipalities country-wide

Canadian town’s hate speech resolution gaining momentum with municipalities country-wide

Canadian town has gained the support of other municipalities in its proposal to make hateful symbols part of hate speech law.Dan Verbin, 18/03/2021 16:49
App touted by government as public health measure sees only four percent usage

App touted by government as public health measure sees only four percent usage

Upon its release, the Canadian government declared that the COVID Alert app would be a game changer in the fight against COVID-19.Dan Verbin, 17/03/2021 19:11
Jewish groups denounce Canadian lawmaker's talk with Corbyn

Jewish groups denounce Canadian lawmaker's talk with Corbyn

British and Canadian Jewish groups express concern over a Canadian lawmaker's planned virtual talk with former Labour leader.Elad Benari, 04/03/2021 06:42
In a first, Canada charges a political party’s leader with promoting anti-Semitism

In a first, Canada charges a political party’s leader with promoting anti-Semitism

Leader of the Canadian National Party arrested for threatening to 'remove Jews from our country', calling Jews 'parasites', 'swindlers'.David Lazarus, JTA, 23/02/2021 07:43
Canada postpones deportation hearing of ex-Nazi squad member

Canada postpones deportation hearing of ex-Nazi squad member

Jewish groups criticize decision to postpone hearing of former Nazi death-squad member Helmut Oberlander.Elad Benari, 09/02/2021 03:05
Canada places Proud Boys on terror list

Canada places Proud Boys on terror list

Proud Boys, a group which participated in US Capitol riots, added to Canada's list of terror groups.David Lazarus, JTA, 04/02/2021 08:11
Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Canada to freeze funding to UNRWA

Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Canada to freeze funding to UNRWA

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Canada to freeze funding to UNRWA over textbooks inciting against Israel.Elad Benari, 19/01/2021 04:01
Rebel Media reporter returning from DC held at Canada border

Rebel Media reporter returning from DC held at Canada border

Keean Bexte held at border when Trudeau agents declare DC events 'insurrection', Bexte forced into isolation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2021 18:53
Canada to provide $70 million in financing to UNRWA

Canada to provide $70 million in financing to UNRWA

Canada announces aid to UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” to be distributed over three years.Elad Benari, 22/12/2020 05:06
Canadian court condemns PA 'pay to slay' policy

Canadian court condemns PA 'pay to slay' policy

Canada’s Federal Court denies refugee status to woman who worked for the Palestinian Martyrs’ Families Foundation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2020 20:08
Watch: Outdoor prayer groups - in the Canadian snow

Watch: Outdoor prayer groups - in the Canadian snow

David Zolty of Toronto films outdoor Jewish prayer groups which continue to meet outside - despite heavy snowfall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020 07:44
Watch: Canadian PM's message to mark the start of Hanukkah

Watch: Canadian PM's message to mark the start of Hanukkah

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: The Government of Canada will always stand with the Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020 04:49
Canada's former justice minister named anti-Semitism envoy

Canada's former justice minister named anti-Semitism envoy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau names Irwin Cotler as Canada's special envoy on preserving Holocaust remembrance and combating anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 26/11/2020 04:10
Jewish organizations criticize Canada’s support of biased UN resolution

Jewish organizations criticize Canada’s support of biased UN resolution

Three Jewish groups in Canada express disappointment after government votes in favor of UN resolution on Palestinian self-determination.Elad Benari, 20/11/2020 03:08
Canadian officials urge motorists not to let moose lick their cars

Canadian officials urge motorists not to let moose lick their cars

'Road salt is kind of like crack to moose': This friendly moose encounter was filmed in Kananaskis Country in Alberta, Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 09:00
Canadian Jewish groups call on PM: Return to principled voting at UN

Canadian Jewish groups call on PM: Return to principled voting at UN

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government last year changed course on its voting on UN resolutions entitled "The Question of Palestine."Elad Benari, 17/11/2020 06:33
'No more excuses - expel Nazi war criminal from Canada'

'No more excuses - expel Nazi war criminal from Canada'

B'nai Brith demands Canadian government deport Nazi SS death squad member.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2020 10:20
Stickers with ‘malicious blood libel’ posted in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia

Stickers with ‘malicious blood libel’ posted in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia

Stickers blaming Jews for the coronavirus posted throughout Halifax, Nova ScotiaMarcy Oster/JTA, 07/10/2020 19:05
Canadian city adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Canadian city adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

CIJA welcomes move by City of Barrie, located 85 kilometers north of Toronto, to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 23/09/2020 06:44
More than just a restoration

More than just a restoration

Child of Holocaust survivors celebrates a business success, while fighting hatred and racism at the same time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2020 22:56
The Canadian start-up visa: how it works

The Canadian start-up visa: how it works

Not many know that Canada allows for foreign entrepreneurs to obtain Permanent Residency in Canada for the purpose of setting up a business.Sponsored Content, 08/09/2020 08:49
Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course

Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course

Ontario pulls video called biased against Israel from online high school course.Marcy Oster, JTA, 31/07/2020 14:05
Ontario: Police investigate after anti-Semitic posters shared online

Ontario: Police investigate after anti-Semitic posters shared online

Posters found in Kitchener contained anti-Semitic, white supremacist views - and were shared on social media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2020 09:44
Watch: Canada students chant 'Jews are our dogs' at anti-Israel protest

Watch: Canada students chant 'Jews are our dogs' at anti-Israel protest

Anti-Israel rally against sovereignty in Canada features anti-Semitic chants, calls for violence and the destruction of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2020 19:58
Toronto restaurant says 'Zionists not welcome'

Toronto restaurant says 'Zionists not welcome'

Toronto restaurant comes under fire for asserting that "Zionists are Nazis". Its owner says she is not anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, 06/07/2020 01:08
Canada to PA: We oppose annexation

Canada to PA: We oppose annexation

Canada's representative in the PA makes clear to PLO and Fatah officials that its government opposes Israel's sovereignty plan.Dalit Halevi, 01/07/2020 02:59
Canada: White TV host resigns, hopes 'person of color' replaces him

Canada: White TV host resigns, hopes 'person of color' replaces him

Canadian TV host Ben Mulroney resigns as host of 'etalk' program resigns, hopes replacement is 'black, indigenous, or person of color.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2020 18:45
Ontario will allow synagogues to reopen

Ontario will allow synagogues to reopen

Municipalities in Toronto, Ontario, to allow places of worship to reopen at 30% capacity.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/06/2020 08:49
Canada vows to use Security Council seat against Israel's sovereignty plan

Canada vows to use Security Council seat against Israel's sovereignty plan

Canadian foreign minister slams Israel's sovereignty plan, vows to use seat on UN Security Council towards 'Mideast peace'.David Rosenberg, 09/06/2020 15:26
Israeli BDS activist seeking asylum in Canada will be deported back to Israel

Israeli BDS activist seeking asylum in Canada will be deported back to Israel

Canada to deport anti-Israel attorney Gilad Paz, who claimed fear of 'political persecution' in Israel.David Lazarus, JTA, 06/06/2020 20:55
Watch: Trudeau asked about Trump, pauses for 20 seconds

Watch: Trudeau asked about Trump, pauses for 20 seconds

Asked to respond to Trump's threatened use of military force against protesters, Canadian PM pauses for 20 seconds before answering.Ben Ariel, 03/06/2020 04:12
Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered at Toronto school

Anti-Semitic graffiti discovered at Toronto school

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center condemns anti-Semitic graffiti at Toronto school located in an area with a large Jewish population.Elad Benari, 28/05/2020 05:37
Canadian leftist organization to hold online 'Nakba Day' ceremony

Canadian leftist organization to hold online 'Nakba Day' ceremony

Study finds that in 2018, Independent Jewish Voices held a Yizkor ceremony in Vancouver in memory of Gazans killed in border clashes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2020 04:09
Alberta union head describes ‘scrambling’ for shekels in criticism of health care payout

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, 04/05/2020 07:15
Following Nova Scotia shooting, Canada bans assault-style weapons

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, 02/05/2020 21:37
Canadian municipalities adopt IHRA's anti-Semitism definition

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, 02/05/2020 00:56
Canadian Conservative leader: We are proud to be strong allies of Israel

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, 29/04/2020 06:02
Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada rise to record high for 4th straight year

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, 28/04/2020 20:38