HRC Subscriber Published In The Hill Times: Campus Protesters Misinformed

On May 15, HRC subscriber Cynthia Lazar was published in The Hill Times, responding to a May 8 letter that applauded protesters who illegally encamped on campuses across British Columbia, and who ignored the hateful and antisemitic rhetoric found in these encampments. Lazar rebutted this letter stating that not only is the writer ignorant, but […]

Success! CBC Corrects Article That Gave Credence To Claims That Palestinians Have Been Around For “Tens of Thousands of Years”

Following HonestReporting Canada’s complaint and media action alert, CBC News has corrected a news article which falsely referred to “tens of thousands of years” of Palestinian history in the Middle East. The original article paraphrased critics as taking issue with recent statements by a British Columbia politician who referred to pre-state Israel as a “crappy […]

University of British Columbia (UBC) Student Government Releases Anti-Israel Rant; Gets Uncritical Coverage in Student Newspaper.

The academic year may have concluded on Canadian university campuses, but that hasn’t stopped one student newspaper from continuing to spread anti-Israel disinformation. The Ubyssey, the student-run newspaper at the University of British Columbia (UBC) published on June 22 a news report by Anabella McElroy entitled “AMS releases statement condemning Israeli occupation of Palestine,” which […]

HRC In Prince George Citizen: Anti-Israel Protest Did More Harm Than Good

In the Prince George Citizen on July 18, HRC Marketing and Community Relations Associate Robert Walker commented on the actions of anti-Israel detractors in Prince Rupert, B.C., who refused to unload the cargo of a ship belonging to an Israeli company. As Robert put it, the anti-Israel protest did more harm than good: Boycotting Israel, […]

HRC In Jewish Independent: Taking a Stand Against Antisemitic Hate in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Jewish Independent newspaper published an HRC op-ed which commented on recent instances of antisemitism that have surfaced in Vancouver, where hate mongers used the COVID-19 pandemic as a pretext to foment hatred against Jews. Since time immemorial, no matter what calamity occurred in the world, if there was a problem plaguing humanity Jews were […]