Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Statement – Minister Kenney issues statement celebrating Chanukah

Ottawa, December 20, 2011 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement in celebration of Chanukah: “In...

Religious Freedom

Ms. Candice Hoeppner (Portage—Lisgar, CPC): Mr. Speaker, Canadians are concerned about crime and that is why they gave our government a strong mandate to...

Iran

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I rise today to join fellow parliamentarians from around the world representing the Inter-parliamentary Group for...

Petition on Foreign Affairs

Mrs. Sadia Groguhé (Saint-Lambert, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table in this House a petition given to me by my constituents...

Religious Freedom

Mr. Jim Hillyer (Lethbridge, CPC): Mr. Speaker, when Prime Minister Diefenbaker introduced the Canadian Bill of Rights, he said, “I am a Canadian…free to...

Statement of Human Rights

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, this week I participated as a Canadian member of the parliamentary delegation in the annual parliamentary...

Iran

Mr. Costas Menegakis (Richmond Hill, CPC): Mr. Speaker, this week’s brazen attacks on the British Embassy in Tehran were extremely disturbing. Iranian authorities failed...

Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, during committee deliberations on Bill C-10, I introduced a series of amendments to the important justice...

Israel

Mr. Mark Adler (York Centre, CPC): Mr. Speaker, I was outraged yesterday when I heard that Katyusha rockets were once again fired from southern...

Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, the justice for victims of terrorism act would give victims of terror a civil remedy against...

Human Rights Act

Mr. Rob Anders (Calgary West, CPC): Mr. Speaker, “I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your...

Egypt / Oral Question

Mr. Ted Opitz (Etobicoke Centre, CPC): Mr. Speaker, the media has recently been reporting on clashes near Tahrir Square. Canadians are rightly concerned about...

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