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Intern Blog: Swan Song

Saying goodbye is a difficult and yet inevitable part of life. As I “leave” CJPAC as an intern, I have the opportunity to reflect...

ACT NOW: Canada’s Expansion of Sanctions on Iran

On December 11, the Government of Canada expanded its sanctions targeting the Iranian regime. Of particular note is the listing of the Islamic Revolutionary...

Holiday Statement by Ms. Elizabeth May (Saanich—Gulf Islands, GP)

Mr. Speaker, I share the sentiments of my colleague from the Bloc Québécois. I would just like to say: Happy Hanukkah. Merry Christmas. Let...

Mr. Ted Opitz (Etobicoke Centre, CPC) Statement on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal

Mr. Speaker, following question period today, you will have the honour of presenting 25 outstanding Canadians with Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. These 25...

Young Leadership Israel Advocacy Program 2013 | Engage, Build, Learn & Contribute – Let us show you how.

  Program: Canada and Israel are 9660.70 kilometers apart.  Let us show you where they intersect.  The Young Leadership Israel Advocacy program (YLIA) is...

Liberal Line: Conservative Sanctions against Iran are Inadequate

OTTAWA– Liberal Foreign Affairs critic Dominic Leblanc made the following statement today on the Conservative government’s announcement of additional sanctions against the Iranian regime:...

Baird Expands Sanctions Against Iran

December 11, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Despite intensive efforts by the international community to engage Iran...

House of Commons Oral Questions by Mr. Deepak Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, CPC)

“Mr. Speaker, today our government announced new sanctions against the Iranian regime, including the listing of an additional 98 entities, ratcheting up the pressure...

House of Commons Oral Question by Mr. John Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, CPC)

“Mr. Speaker, despite efforts by the international community to engage Iran on its nuclear program, the regime continues its refusal to comply with international...

Statement by Mr. Bob Dechert (Mississauga—Erindale, CPC) on Chanukah

“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to extend holiday greetings to all those celebrating during this time of year. The holidays are a perfect time...

Canada and Israel sign a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement

Ottawa, Ontario, December 11, 2012 —The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety and Her Excellency Miriam Ziv, Israeli Ambassador to Canada, today announced...

Minister Kenney issues statement to recognize Chanukah

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to recognize Chanukah: “Tonight at sundown, families and friends lit...