Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Statement by Hon. Thomas Mulcair (Leader of the Official Opposition, NDP) on Holocaust Remembrance Day

M. Thomas Mulcair (chef de l’opposition, NPD): (English following) Monsieur le Président, chaque année, nous marquons un temps d’arrêt pour nous recueillir et pour...

Statement by Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.) on National Holocaust Remembrance Day

Mr. Speaker, I rise to commemorate National Holocaust Remembrance Day, a remembrance of horrors too terrible to be believed but not too terrible to...

Mark Adler, MP for York Centre Makes Statement on the Passover and Easter Holidays

Mark Adler, MP for York Centre Makes Statement on the Passover and Easter Holidays (OTTAWA) April 5, 2012 Mark Adler, MP rose in the House...

Mark Adler, MP for York Centre Makes Statement on Yom HaShoa

(OTTAWA) April 4, 2012 Mark Adler, MP rose in the House of Commons today to make the following statement: Mr. Speaker, on the evening of...

Minister of State Uppal to Announce National Holocaust Monument Development Council

March 30, 2012 – On behalf of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Democratic Reform), will announce the...

Canada Announces Members of National Holocaust Monument Development Council

April 2, 2012 – On behalf of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Democratic Reform), today announced the...

Baird Disappointed with UN Human Rights Council Resolution

March 23, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “There is no shortage of real and pressing human rights...

Statement on Deadly Shooting in France

March 19, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement on the deadly shooting in Toulouse, France, that killed four...

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...