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Quebec hate bill could stifle free speech, CIJA says

Quebec hate bill could stifle free speech, CIJA says

Quebec’s proposed legislation to combat hate speech is so flawed that it should be completely reworked and resubmitted for public consultation, medical according to the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA). The Jewish community advocacy group told the public hearings that began last week that it is “perilous to use civil law to accomplish […]

Montreal Businessman rescues Iraqi girls from slavery

Montreal Businessman rescues Iraqi girls from slavery

A Montreal businessman has spearheaded the release of what he says are 128 Yazidi and Christian girls and young women from sexual slavery at the hands of Islamic State militants, viagra buy with a project in motion to save many more. Steve Maman, already being dubbed the “Jewish Schindler” of Iraqi minorities by news outlets, is […]

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre Destroys Canada Post Mailbox Foundation

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre Destroys Canada Post Mailbox Foundation

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre has taken a jackhammer to the concrete slab foundation of a community mailbox in l’Anse-à-l’Orme nature park. The mayor was protesting what he says is a lack of consultation with the city as Canada Post moves from door-to-door service to community mailboxes. Denis Coderre used a jackhammer to break the base of the Canada Post […]

Opinion: Jewish voters, Stephen Harper and Mount Royal riding

Opinion: Jewish voters, Stephen Harper and Mount Royal riding

We returned from vacation after the call for Canada’s October federal election. Like many, help I wasn’t ready to engage. Yet, after seeing a slew of the Conservative Party’s Harper-Libman campaign signs planted in the lawns of homes around my neighbourhood, I’ve been thinking about it almost nonstop. I’ve been grappling with questions about my […]

Hundreds march peacefully through Montreal to support Palestinians

Hundreds march peacefully through Montreal to support Palestinians

A few thousand people marched in the streets of Montreal on Sunday in support of Palestinians and demanding an end to the conflict in Gaza. The demonstration started around 1 p.m. at Place Émilie-Gamelin, capsule where large Palestinian flags were waved as the crowd headed north. Protesters chanted for the need for peace and spoke […]