An adjudicator with the Human Rights Tribunal awarded a Muslim couple $12,000 because of the couple’s claim that their Christian landlord discriminated against them based on their creed, failed to accommodate their religious practices and harassed them by creating a “poisoned housing environment”.
Israeli born opera singer Guy Mannheim, who recently moved to Toronto with his family, will lead the ceremony for the fallen soldiers of Israel (Yom HaZikaron) at Schwartz/Reisman Jewish Community Centre on Monday May 1st.
Speaking at World Jewish Congress’ Plenary Assembly in New York on Monday, April 24, 2017, Chrystia Freeland, Foreign Affairs Minister, reiterated Canada’s commitment to fight antisemitism and to support Israel as a valuable ally in the war on terror. The following the highlights of Freeland’s speech (click HERE):
A sudden announcement from the Board of CHAT’s Tanenbaum, Kimel (TCK) campus to close the school and merge with CHAT on Wilmington, sent students, teachers and parents reeling with shock. The decision was due to declining enrollment they said.
In an interview with Bloomberg News in Toronto on April 20, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau defined the Canadian values as “openness, compassion, willingness to work hard, quality, opportunity, desire to be there for each other.”
April 17, 2017 is the 35th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms which protects a number of rights and freedoms, including freedom of expression and the right to equality and forms part of the Constitution.
The Petah Tikva Anshe Castilla Congregation in Toronto was approved for a contribution of up to $18,266.00 through Security Infrastructure Program (SIP) to invest in security improvements, including a closed circuit television surveillance system and perimeter fencing.
On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined the Seder on the Hill with Jewish members of Liberal caucus and staff this evening. To watch the video click HERE. To read Trudeau’s greeting on Passover click HERE.