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Montreal, February 7, 2022 – The Montreal Holocaust Museum (MHM) is proud to announce the construction of a new museum. The facility will open in 2025 at 3535 Saint-Laurent Boulevard in the Plateau Mont-Royal borough. This important project addresses growing public interest and demand from the education community for opportunities to learn about the history of the Holocaust, genocide, human rights, and the fight against racism and antisemitism. (Full Story)
CUPE commends the agreement between the federal Liberals and NDP to focus on supporting everyday people in the aftermath of the pandemic, and avert an election until 2025. (Full Story)
A national coalition today wrote to Foreign Minister Marc Garneau pleading for Canada to act urgently for the Rohingya and other ethnic minorities now under direct threat from the military following the coup d'état in Myanmar, and to renew the Canadian funding for the Rohingya set to expire this March. (Full Story)
BOSTON - The Massachusetts AFL-CIO commends President-Elect Joe Biden for his nomination of Martin J. Walsh to the position of Secretary of the Department of Labor. Walsh, a union member, served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1997 to 2014 and has served as the Mayor of Boston since 2014. If confirmed by the Senate, Walsh would be the first union member to serve as Secretary of Labor in 50 years.  (Full Story)
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Le Regroupement québécois des Centres d’aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel (RQCALACS) and its members will celebrate the Day of Action on Sexual Violence against Women (DASVW) on Friday September 18th for its 39th edition, launching a public campaign under the theme “Brave any way... our way!”. (Full Story)
Our nine English school boards maintain that their priority is and always has been the health and safety of our students, staff and their families. While no English school board will reopen any of its schools and centres earlier than the dates proposed by the Government of Quebec, the respective English School Boards will decide if and when each of their schools and centres may reopen, once they determine that all the conditions required can be met in each instance. (Full Story)
Certain aspects of an indigenous Sufi culture in Western Indonesia appear to protect it against radical Islamic ideology.

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This press release is in response to a meeting last Thursday in Montreal between Robert Lepage, Ariane Mnouchkine and the signatories of the open letter published on July 14 regarding the show Kanata. (Full Story)
Ian Black, author of Enemies and Neighbors: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel 1917-2017, will be the featured speaker at the Gelber Center, April 19, 2018 at 7.00 p.m. His topic: “Israelis and Palestinians: Contested Past, Uncertain Future.” (Full Story)
A Free Public Conference

Inspired by the documentary “Citizen Jane, Battle for the City.”

By Guest Speaker

Former City Councillor, Sam Boskey

Sam Boskey was involved in Montreal’s municipal politics for almost 20 years. He was active in FRAP and later in the founding of the Montreal Citizens' Movement. He was elected to City Council in 1982 in the Décarie District of NDG and became a member of the MCM Party Executive. He lost his seat in 1998. (Full Story)

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