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2016 police report shows that Jews again are the most targeted community in Toronto

One day before the Parliament is scheduled to debate an “anti-Islamophobia” motion, Toronto Police released its 2016 Hate Bias Crime Statistical Report, which shows that this year, as in every year since 2008, Jews continue to be the most targeted community in Toronto for hate crimes.

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Who is the mysterious imam who inspired Ontario’s anti-Islamophobia motion?

On February 23, 2017 the Ontario legislature unanimously passed a motion against Islamophobia. The motion that was tabled by Liberal MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers, MPP (Ottawa—Vanier) reads the following: In the opinion of this House, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario should reaffirm that diversity has always played an important part in Ontario’s culture and heritage; recognize the significant contributions Muslims ...

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Jewish Federations of Canada announces the first Canadian LGBTQ trip to Israel

On January 18, 2017, Canada Israel Experience (CIE) – a leading Israel program organizer in Canada offering trips to Israel for youth and young adults, Jewish Federations of Canada – a national organization that partners with the Canadian Jewish Federations, and Birthright Israel – a non-profit education organization which sponsors free trips to Israel for young adults of Jewish heritage ...

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Welcome to Canada, Where Truth is a Human Rights Violation

In late 2016, Canada’s Liberal government officially passed legislation amending its Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA) to include perceived transgressions against transgender individuals. The bill passed with no recorded votes — meaning the publicly elected legislators passed it via secret ballot. The bill’s implications were largely lost in the news cycle amidst the heated US presidential election.

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