Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

MONTREAL— Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on International Holocaust Remembrance Day: “On the 67thanniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, we...

Statement by Green Party of Canada on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

OTTAWA —  Since 2005, the world pauses to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th. “We remember the past to ensure it is...

Statement by NDP Leader Nycole Turmel on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today marks the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, one of the largest Nazi death camps. The United Nations declared this day as...

Statement – Minister Kenney issues statement celebrating Chanukah

Ottawa, December 20, 2011 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement in celebration of Chanukah: “In...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to mark Chanukah

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark Chanukah: “More than two thousand years ago, a small group of Jewish believers...

Religious Freedom

Ms. Candice Hoeppner (Portage—Lisgar, CPC): Mr. Speaker, Canadians are concerned about crime and that is why they gave our government a strong mandate to...

Iran

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I rise today to join fellow parliamentarians from around the world representing the Inter-parliamentary Group for...

Petition on Foreign Affairs

Mrs. Sadia Groguhé (Saint-Lambert, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table in this House a petition given to me by my constituents...

Religious Freedom

Mr. Jim Hillyer (Lethbridge, CPC): Mr. Speaker, when Prime Minister Diefenbaker introduced the Canadian Bill of Rights, he said, “I am a Canadian…free to...

Statement of Human Rights

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, this week I participated as a Canadian member of the parliamentary delegation in the annual parliamentary...

Iran

Mr. Costas Menegakis (Richmond Hill, CPC): Mr. Speaker, this week’s brazen attacks on the British Embassy in Tehran were extremely disturbing. Iranian authorities failed...

Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, during committee deliberations on Bill C-10, I introduced a series of amendments to the important justice...