History of the Jews in Canada
Canadian Jews or, alternatively, Jewish Canadians are Canadian citizens of the Jewish faith or Jewish ethnicity. Jewish Canadians are a part of the greater Jewish diaspora and form the fourth largest ...
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Sex, Betrayal and Bond Traders: The Fall of American Apparel
Sex, money, betrayal: The bizarre brawl between American Apparel Inc. and its founder, Dov Charney, has all that and more. But now this tabloid tale is coming down to a seemingly staid bit of finance:...
Frank Gehry's unbelievable architecture and design
Frank Gehry, is a Canadian American Pritzker Prize-winning architect based in Los Angeles, California. His buildings, including his private residence, have become tourist attractions.
Frank Gehry
Frank Owen Gehry (1929- ) has become one of the most celebrated and one of the most criticized architects of our time. He found notoriety in the 1970's with ...
Sex, Betrayal and Bond Traders: The Fall of American Apparel
Sex, money, betrayal: The bizarre brawl between American Apparel Inc. and its founder, Dov Charney, has all that and more. But now this tabloid tale is coming down to a seemingly staid bit of finance:...
Irving Schwartz
Irving Schwartz, OC (August 27, 1929 – September 18, 2010) was a Canadian businessman. He was a noted community leader, philanthropist, and humanitarian. He was inducted into the Order of Canada for h...
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Celia Franca
Celia Franca, CC OOnt (25 June 1921 – 19 February 2007) was the founder of The National Ballet of Canada (1951) and its artistic director for 24 years.
Franca was born Celia Franks in Lo...
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Isaac Hellmuth
Isaac Hellmuth (December 14, 1819 – 28 May 1901), second Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Huron, was the founder of Huron University College and the University of Western Ontario, one of Canada's lea...
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Heather Reisman
Heather Reisman (born August 28, 1948) is a Canadian businesswoman. Reisman is the founder and chief executive of the Canadian retail chain Indigo Books and Music. Previously, she was president of Co...
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Sylvia Ostry
Sylvia Ostry, CC OM FRSC (born June 3, 1927) is a Canadian economist and public servant.
Born Sylvia Knelman in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 3, 1927, she received a Bachelor of Arts in eco...
Ernest Benjamin
Brigadier Ernest Frank Benjamin (1900–1969) was a British officer from Canada of Jewish birth who commanded the Jewish Infantry Brigade during the Second World War.Benjamin was commissioned into the R...
Mortimer Davis
Sir Mortimer Barnett Davis (February 6, 1866 – March 22, 1928) was a Canadian businessman and philanthropist. The home he built in the Golden Square Mile has been renamed Purvis Hall and is toda...
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Judy Feld Carr
Judith Feld Carr, CM (born 1938) is a Canadian Jewish musicologist and human rights activist known for secretly bringing to freedom thousands of Jews out of Syria over a period of 28 years.
Judith...
Morris Cohen (adventurer)
Morris Abraham "Two-Gun" Cohen (1887–1970) was a British and Canadian adventurer of Jewish origin who became aide-de-camp to Sun Yat-sen and a major-general in the Chinese National Revolutionary Army....
Maxwell Kogon
Maxwell Kogon, DFC, (1920–1980), was a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) bomber pilot who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross during World War II.
Flight Lieutenant Maxwell (Max) Kogon was bo...
Lol Solman
Lawrence "Lol" Solman (1863 – March 24, 1931) was a prominent businessman in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Born in Toronto, Solman was educated in public schools. After attending the Mechanic's Inst...
Isidor Philipp
Isidor Edmond Philipp (first name sometimes spelled Isidore) (2 September 1863 – 20 February 1958) was a French pianist, composer, and distinguished pedagogue of Jewish Hungarian descen...
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Zack Werner
Isaac "Zack" Werner (born in Winnipeg, Manitoba) has had a career in the music industry as an artist, producer, entertainment lawyer and manager. He is also president of Toronto-based Venus Management...
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Harry Rosen
Harry Rosen, CM (born 1931) is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Canadian luxury men's wear store Harry Rosen Inc.
Born and raised in Toronto, Rosen lived for a short time in Callander, On...
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Charles Dalfen
Charles Marvin "Chuck" Dalfen (February 23, 1943 – May 26, 2009) was the chairperson of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) serving from January 1, 2002 to the...
Harry Batshaw
Harry Batshaw (1902, Dubroŭna – 1984) was a Canadian lawyer and a justice of the Quebec Superior Court. Justice Batshaw was the first Jew to be appointed to a superior court in Canada.Born in Du...
Kurt Freund
Kurt Freund (17 January 1914 – 23 October 1996) was a Czech-Canadian physician and sexologist best known for developing phallometry (the objective measurement of sexual arousal in males), research stu...
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