Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Gilad Schalit

Asked about what Canada is doing...

Canada Welcomes U.S. Proposal to Restart Middle East Peace Talks

“We welcome Secretary of State Clinton’s invitation to Israel and the Palestinian Authority to resume direct negotiations in Washington, D.C., on September 2. Canada...

Statement by Minister Cannon on Iran Sanctions

“For almost 20 years, Iran has concealed its nuclear program and has violated its international obligations on non-proliferation. Nuclear proliferation is the gravest threat...

Canada Taking Action Against Iranian Nuclear Proliferation

Today, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that Canada is placing new sanctions against Iran under the Special Economic Measures Act. These measures took effect...

Liberals support UN-backed sanctions against Iran

Liberal MPs spoke out in favour of Canada’s new sanctions against Iran, and any measures that...

Liberals support UN-backed sanctions against Iran

Liberal MPs spoke out in favour of Canada’s new sanctions against Iran, and any...

Iran threatens world — and itself

Ahmadinejad's Iran -- a term used to distinguish the regime from the people of Iran -- has emerged as a clear and present danger...

Canada Urges Iran to Halt Imminent Executions

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement urging the Iranian regime to halt the planned execution of Mohammad...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today announcing that Canada is now fully implementing its obligations under United Nations Security Council (UNSC)...

Canada Welcomes Israel’s Decision to Ease Restrictions on Gaza

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding the Government of Israel’s announcement on restrictions on Gaza:

“Canada...

Why Layton Has To Fire Libby Davies

The NDP's deputy leader has said some hateful things about Israel. She shouldn't be allowed to do so from the front bench.

Someone just...

Iran

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.):
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