Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Hon. Bob Rae (Toronto Centre, Lib.) honours the passing of Hon. Robert Kaplan

Mr. Speaker, Robert Kaplan served the House with distinction as a member of Parliament from 1968 to 1972 and again from 1974 to 1993....

Trudeau talks politics with Toronto’s future voters

Call it a running head start to win votes. Federal Liberal leadership hopeful Justin Trudeau was in Toronto Tuesday, charming a future generation of...

MP Mark Adler makes a statement in the House of Commons on Holocaust Education Week

Mr. Speaker, I rise today regarding Holocaust Education Week, which runs this year from November 1st until November 8th in the Greater Toronto Area....

Statement by Irwin Cotler — Nuclear Terrorism Act

…We must view nuclear weapons for the use to which they could perhaps be dangerously put in support of these regimes’ genocidal intent. We...

Hon. Jim Karygiannis (Scarborough—Agincourt, Lib.) Requests Emergency Debate regarding Syria

Mr. Speaker, since early 2011, Canadians have watched the situation in Syria escalate from peaceful protest to a civil war, which in recent weeks...

Honorary Citizenship

Mr. Speaker, yesterday, in a landmark ceremony, the City of Montreal bestowed honorary citizenship on Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish non-Jew who saved more Hungarian...

Baird blasts UN’s Richard Falk for bias against Israel in call for boycott

A United Nations special investigator’s latest criticism of Israel’s conduct towards the Palestinians is part of a disturbing pattern, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on Yom Kippur

OTTAWA— Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on Yom Kippur: “On the Day of Atonement, Jews around the world gather to...

Statement — Minister Kenney issues statement marking Yom Kippur

Ottawa, September 25, 2012 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement marking Yom Kippur: Today at...

Cotler Letter to Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon

Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon New York, NY 10027 Dear Secretary-General: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s upcoming address to the 67th session of...

Statement from Vic Toews, Member of Parliament for Provencher

Statement from Vic Toews, Member of Parliament for Provencher: “I was shocked and disgusted to learn of the anti-semitic posters that were put up...

Statement by NDP Leader Tom Mulcair on Rosh Hashanah

As Jewish families gather this weekend in celebration and reflection, I would like to offer my best wishes on behalf of the NDP to...

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