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Statement by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau on Rosh Hashanah

OTTAWA– The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, made the following statement today on the occasion of Rosh Hashanah: “As the...

Matt Godwin (NDP): The Strengths and Weaknesses of Partisanship

Partisanship is the evil twin brother of fidelity: One is desirable and the other is better left with the other evil twins, in the...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): The Strengths and Weaknesses of Partisanship

One of the best feelings in the world is realizing that there are other people who think like you, who care about the same...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): Is Zionism a Political Position?

I find this week’s blog assignment extremely fascinating. The question we frequently ask is “which side” of the political question of Zionism we are...

Matt Godwin (NDP): Is Zionism a Political Position?

In the days of Theodore Herzl, Zionism was a political movement in much the same way as Socialism or Communism: There was a tangible...

Matt Godwin (NDP): “If I was Prime Minister for a Day”

The old adage goes ‘a week is a long time in politics’, but a day? Given that we only have a day to be...

Baird offers Canada’s support of Israel-Palestine peace talks

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister has spoken to senior Palestinian and Israeli officials to offer his support in efforts to bring the two sides back...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): “If I was Prime Minister for a Day”

As a Liberal, if I had the opportunity to be the Prime Minister for a day I would obviously do a lot of things...

Statement: Harper Government Expanding Trade, Investment and Security Links with Israel

Visits by ministers Fast and Baird to focus on strengthening ties and getting results June 14, 2013 – The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International...

Exchange between Mr. Larry Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, CPC) and Hon. Jason Kenney (Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, CPC): Richard Falk

Video: http://youtu.be/1T3E5GVDg5c. Mr. Larry Miller (Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound, CPC):  Mr. Speaker, Richard Falk has once again disgraced himself. Mr. Falk is once again attacking UN...

Statement in the Canadian Parliament by the Hon. Irwin Cotler, MP on the historic 150th anniversary of Congregation Emanu-el

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I was privileged to participate in the 150th anniversary celebrations for Congregation Emanu-El, Canada’s oldest, continuously...

Statement: M.P. John Carmichael Honours Elana Waldman in The House of Commons

VIDEO: M.P. John Carmichael Honours Elana Waldman in The House of Commons Text follows: Mr. Speaker, Elana Waldman passed away last week after an eight-year...