Exposing Excellence: CBC Covers Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism

On October 14, CBC Power and Politics broadcast a feature-length 12-minute+ discussion on the new Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism. CBC Anchor Vassy Kapelos interviewed Canadian MP’s Anthony Housefather (Liberal), Marty Morantz (Conservative), along with Israeli MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh (Blue and White), all distinguished task force members. Watch the interview in full by […]

Statement on Inappropriate Line of Questioning by CBC Anchor Evan Solomon

In response to CBC Anchor Evan Solomon’s deeply inappropriate questioning of the appointment of Vivian Bercovici as Canada’s new Ambassador to Israel, ostensibly due to her Jewish faith, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman issued the following statement calling on the CBC host to apologize for his remarks: “It is entirely inappropriate and deeply offensive for […]

Canada Condemns Morsi’s Likening of Jews to 'Apes and Pigs'; Some Media Follow Suit

  Appearing yesterday on the CBC news program “Power and Politics” anchored by Evan Solomon, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird condemned Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi’s 2010 comments likening Jews to “apes and pigs”. See video and transcript below: Evan Solomon: A disturbing video emerged on Monday of the Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, from 2010, […]