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  • Doug Christie, attorney who defended Holocaust deniers, dies

    March 14, 2013 | 8:10 am

    Doug Christie, the Canadian lawyer who defended a slew of Holocaust deniers, white supremacists and an accused Nazi war criminal has died.

    Christie died in Victoria, British Columbia on March 11 from liver cancer. He was 66.

    While many mourn him as a staunch defender of free...

  • Canadian Jewish Congress head running for office

    May 31, 2011 | 10:14 am

    The head of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Bernie Farber, announced he is running for public office.

    Farber, who worked for the CJC for 27 years and has been its CEO since 2005, announced he is taking a leave of absence to run as a Liberal candidate in October’s provincial elections...

  • Canadian reality show producer sorry for slur

    November 15, 2010 | 4:15 pm

    The makers of a new Canadian reality TV show have apologized for an online trailer in which one of the program’s characters says she hates Jews.

    “Lake Shore,” a Toronto-based program modeled on MTV’s hugely successful show “Jersey Shore,” has not started filming yet but already was...