Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Rosh Hashanah

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on Rosh Hashanah: “This weekend marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah and the Jewish New...

COTLER: GOVERNMENT’S DECISION HIGHLIGHTS URGENT NEED FOR INITIATIVES ON IRAN

Montreal –M.P. Irwin Cotler, International Chair of the Responsibility to Prevent Coalition on the dangers of a nuclear, genocidal, terrorist-supporting, and rights-violating Iran, said...

Canada Closes Embassy in Iran, Expels Iranian Diplomats from Canada

September 7, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada has closed its embassy in Iran, effective immediately, and...

MP Bezan Applauds Suspension of Diplomatic Ties with Iran

Selkirk, MB – James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk Interlake issued the following statement after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird announced...

Minister Kenney issues statement marking Black Ribbon Day

Ottawa, August 23, 2012 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement marking Black Ribbon Day, the...

Minister Oliver to CICC: “Israel has a Firm Friend and Strong Partner in Canada”

Canada’s Natural Resources Minister, The Honourable Joe Oliver, was the keynote speaker on August 23 at a special luncheon held by the Canada Israel...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Black Ribbon Day

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today to mark Black Ribbon Day, the national day of remembrance for the victims of Communism...

Irwin Cotler: Canada must fight Iranian incitement to genocide

When Prime Minister Harper meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Ottawa this week, the Iranian nuclear threat – which is dominating international discussion...

Letter from MP Irwin Cotler to International Olympic Committee President Dr. Jacques Rogge

Dear Doctor Rogge: I am writing you as a Member of the Canadian Parliament and mover of a parliamentary motion which was unanimously passed...

Ending Iranian terrorism — what the world can do

The recent suicide bombing of an airport tourist bus in the Bulgarian city of Burgas – which killed five Israelis and the Bulgarian bus...

Statement — Minister Kenney issues statement recognizing Tisha B’Av

Ottawa, July 27, 2012 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to mark Tisha B’Av: Tomorrow...

Baird supports Israel after bomb attack

“In Canada, it’s never the whole future of the state that is in question or the future of the Canadian people that’s in question....

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