Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

News Release — Government of Canada Supports Holocaust Remembrance and Education

Toronto, October 10, 2013 — Video testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust will be preserved thanks to funding from Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Minister for...

Time to reexamine the path to peace

This past week I was part of an international delegation of parliamentarians from 20+ nations that met in Jerusalem for an International Israel Allies...

Annual Memorial Yizkor Ceremony

Wonderful to attend this important event. Thanks to the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem for the invitation. Congratulations to Canadians Caitlin McGinn and Carling Hind of...

Statement by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau on Yom Kippur

TORONTO– The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, made the following statement today on Yom Kippur: “Today we observe the beginning...

Statement by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau on Rosh Hashanah

OTTAWA– The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, made the following statement today on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah: “As the...

Baird offers Canada’s support of Israel-Palestine peace talks

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister has spoken to senior Palestinian and Israeli officials to offer his support in efforts to bring the two sides back...

Statement: Harper Government Expanding Trade, Investment and Security Links with Israel

Visits by ministers Fast and Baird to focus on strengthening ties and getting results June 14, 2013 – The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International...

Exchange between Mr. Larry Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, CPC) and Hon. Jason Kenney (Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, CPC): Richard Falk

Video: http://youtu.be/1T3E5GVDg5c. Mr. Larry Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, CPC):  Mr. Speaker, Richard Falk has once again disgraced himself. Mr. Falk is once again attacking UN...

Statement in the Canadian Parliament by the Hon. Irwin Cotler, MP on the historic 150th anniversary of Congregation Emanu-el

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I was privileged to participate in the 150th anniversary celebrations for Congregation Emanu-El, Canada’s oldest, continuously...

Statement: M.P. John Carmichael Honours Elana Waldman in The House of Commons

VIDEO: M.P. John Carmichael Honours Elana Waldman in The House of Commons Text follows: Mr. Speaker, Elana Waldman passed away last week after an eight-year...

Minister Kenney issues statement on Mahmoud Mohammad Issa Mohammad

Ottawa, May 13, 2013 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, today issued the following statement regarding the removal over...

Statement by Mr. Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre, NDP): Syria

Mr. Speaker, I rise with a heavy heart, like many in this place, as we debate again the situation in Syria. I say “again”...

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