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CIJA Commends New Brunswick Judge for Ruling in McCorkill Case

Jun 6, 2014 | Antisemitism, CIJA Publications, Press Releases

Toronto -The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) would like to commend Justice William Grant of the New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench for blocking the bequest of Robert McCorkill and preventing approximately a quarter million dollars from being transferred to the National Alliance. CIJA Chairman David Koschitzky offered the following statement:

“This was a strong statement indicating that it is against Canadian public policy to bequeath money to organizations that spread hate. The National Alliance is a Neo-Nazi white supremacist group based in the United States that is unabashedly racist and antisemitic.
Today, we are fortunate that the National Alliance is a severely diminished group barely holding onto its shrinking membership. The threat was that an injection of about a quarter million dollars might have breathed new life into this dying organization. Let this decision stand as a stark reminder that we must remain ever vigilant in our efforts to not allow such hatemongers the oxygen to spread their toxic vitriol.”

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CIJA was an intervenor in the McCorkill Case.

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