Canadian Jewish groups decried the vandalism, with Rabbi Reuben Poupko of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs calling it “vile.”
In a Facebook post, Canadian Nationalist Party leader Travis Patron describes Jews as “swindlers, “snakes,” and “inside manipulators.”
Police were investigating the attack as a possible hate crime but face the challenge of finding out when the incident actually happened.
Jewish Canadians streaming from Florida to outrun the coronavirus unwittingly helped stoke one of the highest virus-positive rates in Quebec.
The trip, called “Face to Face,” leaves at the end of the month and includes visiting Palestinian areas of the West Bank.
Hassan Guillet’s past has included celebrating the release of a pro-Hamas activist Raed Salah, who said Jews were behind the 9/11 attack.
The publication promoted Holocaust denial and anti-Semitic blood libel claims and published columns justifying rape.
But the good news is that incidents dropped by four percent from 360 in 2017 to 345 in 2018, while other minorities saw more significant declines
Canadian law mandates that national elections be held on the third Monday in October in the fourth calendar year following the previous election.
One Jewish leader called the law “reckless,” and some Jewish-majority municipalities have passed motions promising not to enforce the measure.