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Fry: Canada should act as a peace broker

Dr. Heidi Fry released a statement saying that she felt Canada should have done more in the role of a peace-broker during the Second...

International Law

There is real danger in opining on the events of the last week or so as if they were brand new incidents. In isolation,...

Stumbling on the world stage-Harper and the Middle East

The events of the past week in Lebanon have been troubling for some Canadians and tragic for others. The deaths of eight Canadian citizens...

Omar Alghabra – Second Lebanon War

Omar Alghabra, Liberal Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Erindale is deeply troubled by the recent escalation of violence in the Middle East. The devastating bombing...

Situation in Lebanon

Recent news of escalating violence in the Middle East continues to traumatically hit home with the deaths of eight Canadians who were killed while...

Declaration on War with Hezbollah

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Member of Parliament for Saint-Laurent-Cartierville and candidate for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Canada, issued the following statement...

Canada Must Call for an Immediate Ceasefire

Canada must step forward and call explicitly for a ceasefire by all sides in the conflict, including the withdrawal of Israeli forces from Lebanon,...

Zed calls for restraint

Saint John Member of Parliament Paul Zed is deeply concerned about the escalation in violence, instability and civilian casualties on all sides of the...

In the spirit of Lester B. Pearson

All Canadians share a sense of deep loss with the tragic deaths in Lebanon, Israel, and Gaza of innocent civilians. This is a time...

Tragic Situation in the Middle East

Thank you for your many recent messages concerning the tragic and deteriorating situation in the Middle East.

MCDONOUGH CONDEMNS HARPER’S COMMENTS ON THE MIDDLE EAST

The world has rightly condemned the killings and kidnapping of Israeli soldiers, however Israel's response has been illegal, brutal and disproportionate. It is more...