A Jewish advocacy group said it was "shocked" the government had allowed a Canadian charity to remain registered despite a federal audit that alleged it was "controlled or influenced" by a group in Qatar accused of having ties to Hamas.

The Conservatives also called the matter "deeply troubling" and said they expected the government to look into the findings of the Canada Revenue Agency audit of the Islamic Society of British Columbia, which runs a Vancouver-area mosque.

Documents obtained by Global News show the CRA audit concerned the charity's operations between October 2010 and September 2013, the month its then-president Saadeldin Bahr was arrested for a sexual assault in the mosque building.

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