Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

The peace process

Mr. Speaker, excavators have started work again on housing in Israeli settlements on the West Bank, which is weakening the peace process even more....

Iran

If this is true, it is completely unacceptable and unjustifiable. Canada believes that no one should be punished anywhere for simply exercising one's inherent...

The peace process

 At the G8 summit, the Prime Minister and our government reminded our colleagues that the ultimate goal, of course, is to see two sovereign...

Iran

    Mr. Speaker, Iran has just sentenced an Iranian-Canadian blogger to 19 years in prison. He was accused of propaganda against the Islamic Republic...

Petition – Gaza

The petitioners call upon the Government of Canada to condemn Israel's lethal assault on the freedom flotilla in international waters, insist on thorough and...

International Trade Minister Van Loan Outlines Canada’s Free Trade Leadership to Canada Israel Chamber of Commerce

Canada and Israel are working together to expand trade and investment, to promote innovation and to create jobs and opportunities for both Canadians and...

Canada Condemns Killing of Four Israelis

Canada strongly condemns last night’s killing of four Israeli civilians. We extend our deepest sympathies to the victims’ families. Such brutal, cowardly acts by...

Minister of State Kent to Engage Israel on Americas Strategy

The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas), today announced that he will visit Israel from August 31 to September 8,...

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...