Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Israel’s values are Canada’s values

On Sunday, November 13, 2005, Prime Minister Paul Martin addressed the delegates of the General Assembly of the United Jewish Communities in Toronto. He...

10th Anniversary of Rabin’s Assassination

"A decade ago, Israelis were deprived of a visionary and courageous man who was an inspiration to many," said Prime Minister Martin. "His message...

Day Calls for More Action on Iran

Stockwell Day, Official Opposition Foreign Affairs Critic, pressed the Federal Government today to begin to take meaningful steps against the Islamic regime in Iran.

Tribute to Simon Wiesenthal

Tribute to Wiesenthal, after his death in Vienna at 96.

Condemnation of Ahmadinejad’s remarks

I just want to speak on behalf of all Canadians in vigorously condemning the remarks that were made by Iran's president.

Simon Wiesenthal’s Legacy

Mr. Speaker, I too rise today to pay tribute to the late Simon Wiesenthal, the famed Nazi hunter who died last Tuesday at the...

Yvon Charbonneau to be UNESCO Ambassador

Mr. Speaker, I would like to table a petition signed by a number of Canadians who express concern about the appointment of a former...

Solidarity of NDP

I rise to honour the spirit of the Holocaust survivors and the memory of the six million Jews who perished. Let us join together...

We must remain vigilant in combatting anti-Semitism

By remembering the Holocaust, we pledge to remain vigilant in combating anti-Semitism and all forms of discrimination. We choose not to ignore the harsh...

Infrastructure building in Palestine

Mr. Speaker, the foreign affairs minister announced that Canada's role in the Middle East peace process amounted to yet another fact finding mission and...

Syrian occupation of Lebanon

Mr. Speaker, yesterday the Prime Minister embarrassed Canada by saying that the illegal Syrian occupation of Lebanon is necessary "to keep the peace." This...

60th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the NDP I would like to acknowledge the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and join all those...