Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

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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Liberal MP Irwin Cotler’s motion for solidarity with the people of Iran passes with unanimous consent

On the one-year anniversary of the fraudulent Iranian election and subsequent crackdown on human rights – including the death of Neda Agha-Soltan at the...

Afghanistan

Right Hon. Stephen Harper (Prime Minister, CPC):

    Mr. Speaker, I am surprised that the NDP leader would criticize another party...

Afghanistan

Hon. Jack Layton (Toronto—Danforth, NDP):  

    Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Liberal Party leader flip-flopped yet again, this time on the Afghanistan...

NDP Deputy Leader Libby Davies in regard to the State of Israel

Ms. Davies is widely reported to have said "(the occupation started in) '48. It's...

Balanced Refugee Reform Act

It was only when the Jewish community through the People's Committee Against Anti-Semitism protest action that Canada...

Balanced Refugee Reform Act

I thank her for reminding us about the era of officially sanctioned anti-Semitism that barred access to...

G20 Summit

 Mr. Speaker, I thought my hon. colleague had a wonderful opportunity to set the record straight and to correct and apologize...

Human Rights

I know something that he could do. Why does he not get the leadership of his party to stand up and...