‘Adventure awaits’ at this year’s Edmonton Heritage Festival

Cue the dancers and prep the food: roughly 350,000 people are expected to take in the Edmonton Heritage Festival this weekend. “Our theme this year is adventure awaits, and I really think adventure does await,” said Jim Gibbon, executive director…

Jewish group criticizes sign at Mississauga school that references testing on Palestinian prisoners

The Peel District School Board (PDSB) says it’s investigating after a sign posted in the hallway of a Mississauga high school appears to suggest Israel is conducting pharmacological testing on Palestinians. A picture of the large sign at Stephen Lewis…

Palestine to put up pavilion for 1st time at 2019 Edmonton Heritage Festival

A Palestine pavilion will be put up at Edmonton Heritage Festival for the first time this summer, after being rejected for three straight years. Help us improve Globalnews.ca Story continues below “I’ve been going to the festival since I was…

Banksy creates replica separation wall dividing territories in Bethlehem for London travel fair

British artist Banksy has created a replica of a separation wall dividing territories in Bethlehem, as part of an installation at a travel fair in London. The installation is on display at the World Travel Fair at London’s Excel centre,…

Signs at Toronto Jewish school vandalized with pro-Palestinian slogans: B’Nai Brith Canada

Toronto police say they’re investigating after signs at a Jewish day school were spray painted with pro-Palestinian slogans, including a message in support of fundamentalist organization Hamas. In a statement from the advocacy organization B’Nai Brith Canada, officials said staff…