Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Canada Stands Against Hamas Attending UN Human Rights Council

March 19, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “I was extremely troubled to learn earlier today that a...

Statement by New Democrat Leader Nycole Turmel on the killings at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France

I am appalled by the deaths of four people, including three children, at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France. Without presuming the motives of...

Liberal Statement on the Violence in Toulouse, France

For Immediate Release March 19, 2012 Liberal Statement on the Violence in Toulouse, France TORONTO – Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement...

Statement by Liberal MP Joyce Murray Criticizing Israel Apartheid Week

For Immediate Release March 6, 2012 “As a former citizen of South Africa, I lived the harms and injuries caused to all the peoples...

Mark Adler, MP makes a statement on the Festival of Purim and the Iranian Regime

Mr. Speaker, tonight marks the beginning of the Festival of Purim, a truly joyous holiday in the Jewish Tradition. Purim commemorates a time in Ancient...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae Criticizing Israeli Apartheid Week

For Immediate Release March 6, 2012 Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae Criticizing Israeli Apartheid Week OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae Criticizing Israeli Apartheid Week

POSTED ON MARCH 6, 2012 OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement criticizing Israeli Apartheid Week: “Israeli Apartheid Week continues to defy...

Statement by Minister Jason Kenney Condemning Israel Apartheid Week

Ottawa, March 6, 2012- The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on ‘Israel Apartheid Week’: Like many...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada at a joint news conference with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel

Prime Minister Stephen Harper made the following remarks at a joint news conference with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel: “Good...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on the Visit of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to Canada

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on his meeting with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu: “The visit by Prime...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on the passing of Rabbi Gunther Plaut

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the death of Rabbi Gunther Plaut: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the...

Question by Nycole Turmel on Syria

Mrs. Nycole Turmel (Leader of the Opposition, NDP): Mr. Speaker, in order to pressure the Assad regime, the United States announced on Monday that...