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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...

Jewish Heritage Month: The Next Generation — Josh Shneer

Josh Shneer is a 22 year old from Thornhill, Ontario. Last year, Josh graduated from the University of Western Ontario (UWO), earning a Bachelor...

Jewish Heritage Month — ‘L’Dor Vador’: An Interview with the Caplan Family

L’Dor Vador is a new series, focusing on the virtues of political engagement passed down from generation to generation in the Jewish community. In...

Jewish Heritage Month: The Next Generation — Adam Moscoe

Adam Moscoe – 21, born and raised in Ottawa – will graduate in June as Valedictorian with an Honours BA in Psychology from the...

Greta Hoaken (Liberal): The Biggest Mistake People Make Upon First Meeting a Politician

  I remember the first time I ever really met a Member of Parliament. I was working the phones on the first campaign I...

Marlee Mozeson (Conservative): The Biggest Mistake People Make Upon First Meeting a Politician

Meeting a politician for the first time can be very exciting, especially if you are a political fiend with signed pictures of your favourites...

Matt Godwin (NDP): The Biggest Mistake People Make Upon First Meeting a Politician

  Due to a general lack of understanding about how the parliamentary system works, many people will turn to politicians for help, despite the...