Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

The signing of a Canada-Israel Strategic Partnership

Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel, today witnessed the signing of a Canada-Israel Strategic Partnership...

Each year on this date, Canadians pay tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, one of the greatest heroes of the 20th century

“Each year on this date, Canadians pay tribute to Raoul Wallenberg, one of the greatest heroes of the 20th century. “Raoul Wallenberg was a...

Liberal Rights, Freedoms, and International Justice Critic, Irwin Cotler, today issued the following statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day

MONTRÉAL— Liberal Rights, Freedoms, and International Justice Critic, Irwin Cotler, today issued the following statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day: “Today, Canadians are called upon...

A statement from Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak on the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon:

“Despite knowing he had spent the last eight years of his life in a coma, hearing of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s passing...

STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ON THE DEATH OF ARIEL SHARON

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement after learning of the death of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon: “On behalf of...

Statement by Official Opposition Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar on the death of Ariel Sharon

On behalf of all New Democrats, I want to express my sincere condolences to Ariel Sharon’s family and the people of Israel as they...

Baird Condemns Bus Bombing in Israel

December 23, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada condemns the bombing of a bus near Tel Aviv yesterday....

Canada Condemns Latest Outburst About Israel From UN Representative

December 17, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada completely rejects and condemns the appalling remarks made by Richard...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today attended the 2013 Negev Dinner in Toronto

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today attended the 2013 Negev Dinner in Toronto, where he announced that he will visit Israel, Jordan and the West...

Green Party wishes Happy Hanukkah

With Hanukkah beginning at sundown this evening, the Green Party sends best wishes for the holiday season to Canada’s Jewish community. Observed for eight...

Statement by Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak on the commencement of Chanukah.

The following is a statement by Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak on the commencement of Chanukah. “Every year, we celebrate Chanukah as an eight...

STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA TO MARK CHANUKAH

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to mark the beginning of Chanukah: “Laureen and I would like to extend our warmest greetings...