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Armenian, Jewish, and Rwandan Genocides are all stains on our conscience

“Today, we commemorate the 91st anniversary of the Armenian genocide which the House condemned as a crime against humanity in April 2004. On April...

Suicide bombing in Tel Aviv

This senseless, brutal attack on innocent civilians underscores yet again the continuing threat to Israel’s security and the urgent need for the Palestinian government...

Canada cuts funding to Hamas gov’t

Canada has become the first country after Israel to cut off aid and diplomatic ties with the Palestinian Authority since Hamas, a group that...

Excerpts from Interview with CBC’s Evan Solomon

It’s a running sore. And my point about the Sharon plan is that evacuation from Gaza conceals the consolidation of settlements on the West...

Funding cut to PA gov’t

The federal government has cut direct funding to the Palestinian Authority. The NDP recognizes the serious dilemma facing Canada and all donor countries that...

Chuck Duboff

Mr. Speaker, last week in Winnipeg racism once again reared its ugly head. A high school teacher was targeted with a hateful, threatening, anti-Semitic...

Canada expresses concern over jail raid

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay says he's told Israel that Canada is concerned about the way its military raided the Palestinian jail in Jericho...

Canada switches UN vote

Canada switched in favour of Israel on a UN resolution vote yesterday about the status of Palestinian women as Foreign Minister Peter MacKay made...

Canada vetoes key UN motion on refugees

Canada voted against a controversial resolution on Palestinian rights at the United Nations yesterday, an early sign that the new Harper government is aligning...

Ottawa softens Hamas stand

Canada will continue to provide some aid to the Palestinian Authority on the basis of third-party assurances from Russia that the money will not...

Hamas meeting in Moscow

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay yesterday praised Russia's decision to invite leaders of Hamas -- considered by the Canadian government and others to be...

Aid for new PA government

Any assistance to a new Palestinian government will require that government’s commitment to the principle of non-violence, recognition of Israel and acceptance of previous...