Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

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...

Oral Question / Syria

Hon. Dominic LeBlanc (Beauséjour, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, Canadians were distressed by the Russian and Chinese veto of a UN Security Council resolution aimed to...

Oral Question / Syria

Mrs. Nycole Turmel (Leader of the Opposition, NDP): Mr. Speaker, Canadians were disappointed when the UN Security Council failed to deal with the crisis...

Oral Question / Syria

Ms. Hélène Laverdière (Laurier-Sainte-Marie, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the situation in Syria continues to deteriorate. The people of Homs continue to be shot and killed....

Statement by Member (Toet) on Foreign Affairs

Mr. Lawrence Toet (Elmwood—Transcona, CPC): Mr. Speaker, the firing of rockets by Hamas into Israeli communities has been and continues to be a regular...

Statement by Member (Adler)

Mr. Mark Adler (York Centre, CPC): Mr. Speaker, last week the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Foreign Affairs attended the World Economic...

Oral Question by Member (John Weston)

Mr. John Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, CPC): Mr. Speaker, as you know, and as our Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign...

Minister Baird Meets with Israel’s President Shimon Peres

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Israel’s President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem. The Minister discussed a wide range of issues including Canada-Israel bilateral...

Statement by Member (Costas Menegakis) on Iran

Mr. Costas Menegakis (Richmond Hill, CPC): Mr. Speaker, today our government announced expanded sanctions against Iran in an effort to further apply pressure to...