Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Canada Deplores Iran’s Detention of Members of the Baha’i Community

“ Canada deplores Iran ’s detention of seven more members of the Iranian Baha’i community today. Alaeddin Khanjani, Ashkan Bassari, Maria Jafari...

Statement by Minister Cannon on Iran’s Decision to Further Enrich Uranium

“I’d like to say a few words regarding the Iranian regime’s decision to further enrich uranium.

“ Canada is deeply disappointed...

Harper government attacks freedom of speech

The Harper Conservatives style of threatening, attacking and defunding those who advocate views contrary to their ideological agenda has sunk to a new low...

Canada Voices Disappointment at Iran’s Decision to Further Enrich Nuclear Material

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding Iran’s decision to further enrich uranium at its Natanz site:

“Canada...

Canada Urges Government of Iran to Halt Imminent Executions

“Canada is deeply concerned by reports that the Government of Iran is planning to carry out nine more executions of political prisoners, in addition...

Canada Deeply Concerned By Executions In Iran

“Canada is deeply concerned by reports that the Government of Iran executed Mohammad Reza Ali-Zammani and Aresh Rahmanipour on January 28, 2010. The Iranian...

Statement by Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on International Day of Commemoration for Victims of the Holocaust

Today, we stand with the international community to observe the 5th Annual International Day of Commemoration for Victims of the Holocaust, which claimed the...

Minister Kenney issues statement on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

As we mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, I am deeply honoured to be in Poland...

Statement by Liberal MP Borys Wrzesnewskyj regarding comments on Minister Kenney’s trip to Poland

My comments were solely in reference to the timing of Minister Kenney’s trip to Poland during the current crisis in Haiti. When I spoke...

Liberal Spokesman Critical of Government for Marking Auschwitz Anniversary

In a shocking statement, Ignatieff spokesman M.P. Borys Wrzesnewskyj today attacked Immigration Minister Jason Kenney for attending the 65th anniversary of the liberation of...

Minister Kenney issues statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day

“Raoul Wallenberg Day is an opportunity to remember the Holocaust and to pay tribute, not only to its victims, but also to its heroes....

Canada Supports Palestinian Justice Reform

The Honourable Vic Toews, President of the Treasury Board, announced today, on behalf of the Honourable Beverley J. Oda, Minister of International Cooperation, Canada's support...