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A Nazi armband with a swastika displayed in the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany

Canadian-Jewish political candidates' posters vandalized with swastikas

In response, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted that he was "disgusted and angry" at the antisemitic incidences.

18/08/2021

Infamous Israeli lobbyist for Myanmar Junta ceases efforts; wasn't paid

Since rising to early infamy after trying to sell 3 transport US transport helicopters to Iran, Ben-Menashe moved to Canada to start his own lobbying firm, representing many controversial clients.

14/07/2021
Montreal City Hall

Canada court voids part of disputed Quebec law on religious symbols

The 2019 law prohibits many civil servants, including police officers, from wearing religious symbols such as hijabs and turbans on the job.

By REUTERS
20/04/2021

Before the pandemic: A reminder of romantic Montreal

These days, as we’ve stopped traveling due to the pandemic, all that’s left, I’m afraid, is to look back nostalgically on memorable excursions.

By GEORGE MEDOVOY
16/01/2021

Montreal Jewish school is shut down for 2 weeks over coronavirus outbreak

Since the pandemic began, Quebec province has seen about 67,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and about 5,800 deaths.

By DAVID LAZARUS/JTA
22/09/2020
Montreal City Hall

Montreal unlikely to change metro station named after antisemite

A spokesperson of Montreal's mayor suggested that its inconvenient to change the name, due to its recognition.

Jewish-majority Montreal suburb becomes first city to require masks

Meanwhile, Quebec's provincial government has stopped short of enforcing mask-wearing requirements.

Montreal skyline

Police investigate antisemitic vandalism at Montreal synagogue

B'nai Brith Canada, a watchdog organization that monitors antisemitism in Canada, said that the incident was “one of the worst such incidents to take place in Canada in years."

kippa

Jewish man wearing kippah assaulted by taxi driver in Montreal

Much of the incident was captured on a security camera.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
02/08/2019
Montreal

Jewish Canadian mayor: Ban on wearing religious symbols 'ethnic cleansing'

Proposed Canadian law would ban certain public workers from wearing religious symbols; mayor says he meant “ethnic cleansing” only in a “non-violent” sense.

By DAVID LAZARUS/JTA
14/04/2019
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