• The newly uncovered Syrian Baathists’ horrible crimes of mass murder against the Lebanese people should not pass unnoticed and without judicial accountability, nor should the free and decent Lebanese leaders and citizens, and the free world communities and human rights organizations, once again bow to the Baathist terror and acquiesce to the concept of “forget […]

  • Ever since last May, when McGill University’s new administration took back a room previously lent to the Muslim Students Association (MSA) as a prayer space, the Canadian chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN) and the MSA have been making noise about the alleged violation of Muslim students’ religious freedom. Today, CAIR-CAN and the […]

  • A year ago the Canadian government vowed to change its voting pattern on the myriad of politicized anti-Israeli resolutions passed every year at the UN General Assembly. Last week, Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin told delegates at the United Jewish Communities General Assembly that Canada would “eliminate the politicization of the United Nations and its […]

  • Yesterday, Bloc Québécois MP Richard Marceau wrote an op-ed in the Ottawa Citizen on the occasion of Holocaust Education Week. Speaking of his conversion to Judaism, he writes it has heightened his sensitivity to racism and injustice. Though he lingers on neo-Nazi Jew-baiting and the spread of virulent antisemitism in the Islamic world which crosses […]

  • As the suburb riots extend from Paris to all of France, in an interview with Radio-France, the police prefect of Eure (Normandy), Jacques Laisné, says he believes the riots are organized: “What I remember from this night, he said, is the extreme violence, the extreme aggressivity of a gang of 100 to 150 of what […]

  • The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) reports that the leader of the Niagara Palestinian Association, Burhan Azzeh, spent one night in jail last week and was ordered to stay away from the B’nai Israel Synagogue in St. Catharines, Ontario. Azzeh, writes the JTA, was charged with making an unspecified threat against the Jewish community and ordered […]

  • On the heels of Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s decision to scrap the province’s Arbitration Act in order to block the introduction of sharia-based arbitration courts, came a letter signed by Islamic and Arab organizations calling in Thursday’s La Presse, Le Devoir and Montreal Gazette on Quebec’s National Assembly to rescind a resolution opposing sharia it […]

  • There is something odious and reprehensible going on. Guy Bertrand, a leading lawyer, claimed, in a legal factum, that Canadian Jews, including Justice Minister Cotler, were behind efforts to deport his client, Leon Mugesera, for alleged war crimes and, that in order to secure that ruling, the Jews conspired to have Rosalie Abella appointed to […]

  • “Drawing comparisons of contemporary Israeli policy to that of the Nazis” is a manifestation of antisemitism, according to the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC). Indeed, in a recently published working definition of antisemitism, the EUMC, whose mission it is to collect “objective, reliable” data on racism and xenophobia for European Union (EU) […]

  • International Campaign Against Sharia Court in Canada coordinator Homa Arjomand welcomed today the Quebec National Assembly’s May 26 vote opposing the introduction of Sharia courts in the province. “Quebec has taken a brave, bold and necessary step, a step that assures all Quebecers will now enjoy not only fair and equal treatment under the law, […]