Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

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

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....

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...

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...

Address by Minister Baird at 12th Annual Herzliya Conference

It is a privilege and a pleasure to be with you this evening. This is my third visit to Israel, though my first as...

Minister Baird Meets with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem as part of a series of high-level meetings. Baird reiterated...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the United Nations’ annual International Day of Commemoration to honour the victims of...

Statement – Ministers Kenney and Baird issue statement on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Ottawa, January 27, 2012 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, and The Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs,...