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On 5 March 2013, Canada assumed the Chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance and committed to an ambitious campaign in the year ahead to raise Holocaust awareness and fight antisemitism.  Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney, along with this year’s Chair of the Alliance, Dr. Mario Silva, attended a ceremony in Berlin where Belgium handed over the Chairmanship to Canada.

Austrian Documentaries Presented at Canadian Conferences


Last week at the Ottawa Conference on Combating Antisemitism, the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism and the Austrian Embassy Ottawa organized the screening of the Austrian film documentary "Estranged Passengers - In Search of Viktor Ullmann". Also last week dring the Holocaust Education Week in Toronto, the Austrian Embassy and the Cultural Forum Ottawa presented the Austrian documentary "The Man on the Balcony" by Kurt Brazda.


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