Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

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...

Israel

Mr. Mark Adler (York Centre, CPC): Mr. Speaker, I was outraged yesterday when I heard that Katyusha rockets were once again fired from southern...

Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, the justice for victims of terrorism act would give victims of terror a civil remedy against...

Human Rights Act

Mr. Rob Anders (Calgary West, CPC): Mr. Speaker, “I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your...

Egypt / Oral Question

Mr. Ted Opitz (Etobicoke Centre, CPC): Mr. Speaker, the media has recently been reporting on clashes near Tahrir Square. Canadians are rightly concerned about...

Iran / Statement by Member

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, the presence in Canada of Mr. Mahmoud Reza Khavari, who has exercised a leadership role in...

Iran / Oral Question

Mr. Peter Goldring (Edmonton East, CPC): Mr. Speaker, on Friday, members of the International Atomic Energy Agency, including Canada, spoke with one voice on...

Syria / Oral Question

Ms. Hélène Laverdière (Laurier-Sainte-Marie, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the UN estimates that over 3,500 civilians have been killed in Syria during the government’s crackdown. Today...

Nuclear Weaponization Program

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, as per the evidence, the Iranian regime has accelerated its nuclear weaponization program, continued its state...