Acting on behalf of the executors of the estate of Max Stern, it seeks the restitution of Stern’s art holdings that were confiscated or sold by force in Nazi Germany.
It is one of the most recognized art restitution efforts in the world.
The exhibits raise awareness of this dark chapter in Canada’s history. He personally saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews from extermination during the Holocaust.
In 1985, he was made Canada’s first honorary citizen.
It includes exhibits about the Second World War and the Holocaust.
Raoul Wallenberg Day – January 17 In 2002, Parliament declared January 17 as Raoul Wallenberg Day, which is celebrated annually on the anniversary of his disappearance.
On this page: Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education In October 2013, Scott Masters of Crestwood Preparatory College in Toronto, Ontario was selected as the winner of the Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education and awarded 00 to support Holocaust education at his school.
Community Historical Recognition Program – Jewish-Canadian Projects The Community Historical Recognition Program (CHRP) funded Jewish community-based commemorative and educational projects.
Canada has invested significantly in Holocaust education, remembrance and research.
In conjunction with being the Chair of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in 2013/2014, Canada supported several new initiatives to increase understanding of the Holocaust across the country.