Jews # 1 Target for Hate Crimes in Canada; HRC Sounds Alarm in Hill Times

In the Hill Times today, HRC comments on a recent report issued by Statistics Canada which once again, listed Canada’s Jewish population as the number one recipient of religiously motivated hate crimes. Once again, Canadian Jews have the dubious distinction of being the most targeted group for hate crimes. In a report released on March […]

Edmonton Journal Editor Pens Column On Rise Of Antisemitism Following HRC Meeting

Today, the Edmonton Journal published an important, must-read commentary by Dave Breckenridge, the paper’s Managing Editor, on the rising tide and scourge of antisemitism in Canada. As Mr. Breakenridge cogently argued: “… we must draw a line in the sand against these attitudes, that we must push back against hate. Because it’s not something that […]

Updated: Edmonton Journal Apologizes for Antisemitic Cartoon

Update: August 9, 2019 Today, the Edmonton Journal issued the following apology in an effort to make amends for its having published an antisemitic cartoon by Malcolm Mayes recently: “Last week, on Aug. 1, the Edmonton Journal ran an editorial cartoon depicting a shadowy figure in a wallet next to the words “Data hacker” in […]

Canadian Arab Newspaper Apologizes & Deletes Article Claiming Jews Built Titanic to Sink it and to Kill 3 Businessmen

UPDATE: December 7, 2018: The Canadian Jewish News notes that it conducted an interview with Medhat Oweida, Ahram-Canada’s editor-in-chief, who says that as a result of this offensive antisemitic article that his news outlet published, that he lost the Conservative party nomination in the federal riding of Mississauga-Streetsville. ORIGINAL ALERT: December 5, 2018: As reported […]