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Ottawa Site Chosen for Canada’s National Holocaust Monument

April 23, 2013 – On behalf of Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, the Honourable Tim Uppal, Minister of State (Democratic Reform), today announced that a...

Irwin Cotler: Statement to Holocaust Survivors in Parliament

VIDEO: Irwin Cotler: Statement to Holocaust Survivors in Parliament

Speech by Tom Mulcair on National Holocaust Remembrance Day (Ottawa)

Honoured survivors, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen—Ellie Wiesel once told us, “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” And so it is...

Statement by Randy Hoback, MP (Prince Albert) in the House of Commons:

VIDEO: Congrats to the U of R and the U of MBA Student Unions for Getting Out of the Anti-Semitism Business I rise today to...

MP Mark Adler Wishes All Canadians a Happy Yom Ha’Atzmaut

OTTAWA-York Centre MP Mark Adler wishes all Canadians a Happy 65th Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day. “Our Conservative Government is proud to celebrate not...

Statement — Minister Kenney issues statement to recognize Israel’s Independence Day

“Today we celebrate 65 years of Israel’s independence. The 1948 Declaration of Independence by future Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion marked the Jewish people’s realization...

Statement by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on Israel Independence Day

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau made the following statement today on Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day: “Today we celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut with our Israeli friends and...

Statement by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau on Israel Independence Day

POSTED ON APRIL 15, 2013 OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau made the following statement today on Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day: “Today we celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut...

Minister Kenney issues statement to recognize Israel’s Independence Day

Ottawa, April 15, 2013 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement in celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut,...

The High Price of Harper’s Foreign Policy

Guest post at the Centre for International Policy Studies Blog (University of Ottawa) John Baird’s recent trip to the Middle East—and seemingly incoherent announcements...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the 65th anniversary of Israel’s Independence

Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day: “I would like to extend my...

Liberals Call on Canadian Government to Play Constructive Role in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

LABRADOR CITY, NL– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: “Liberals welcome U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s...