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Press Release: CIJA Calls for CRA Audit of Canadian Charity and Corporation for Promoting Hate Speech
Ottawa, ON – The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) is urging Canada’s Minister of National Revenue, the Hon. Diane Lebouthillier, to call for a Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) audit of Family...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2020 TORONTO, ON – Today, the Government of Ontario became the first province in Canada to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2020 TORONTO, ON – Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook's hate speech policy will be updated to ban Holocaust denial. The announcement...
Publications & Resources
In addition to COVID-19, 2020 brought other troubling developments, including a sharp rise in hatred spread online. At CIJA, we’ve been working on this issue since 2013, but, like...
January 27, 2021 will mark 76 years since the Allied troops arrived at the gates of Auschwitz. But the Holocaust – the murder of six million Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators – didn’t occur...
An opinion piece by Richard Marceau, Vice-President, External Affairs, and General Counsel for the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA). 2020 was challenging. In addition to the horror of...
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