Government Ends Funding for Canadian Arab Federation

(National Post-Canada) Stewart Bell - A government decision to stop funding the Canadian Arab Federation over concerns it appeared to support terrorist organizations and anti-Semitism has been upheld by the Federal Court. In dismissing an appeal launched by the Toronto-based pro-Palestinian lobby group, Justice Russel Zinn ruled the decision to not renew the $1 million in annual funding was reasonable. "CAF appears to support organizations that Canada has declared to be terrorist organizations and which are arguably anti-Semitic," the judge wrote. Jewish organizations applauded the ruling, which was released Monday.

2014-01-09 00:00:00

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