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Israeli Election Blog Series: ‘Proportional vs. Representational Systems’

I have, for many years, been afflicted by an insufferable addiction to politics; there exists no cure, or even a “race for the cure”,...

Israeli Election Blog Series: ‘A Typical Volunteer Day’

I can divide my experience, so far, in this election cycle into two parts: the Primaries and the General Election.  Since Israel’s elections are...

My Coolest Political Moment; Canadians 4 Obama

  We all know that political nerds are the coolest people you will ever meet (even if the rest of the world may not...

My Coolest Political Moment; NDP Leadership 2012

Having launched our political careers during a period of major change in Canada’s political landscape, it is a characteristic of our generation to have...

My Coolest Political Moment; Harper on Israel at 60

I believe that everyone involved in politics has interesting political moments. For some, it is receiving one’s first party membership card, linking oneself not...

Liberal Statement on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Qods Force

TORONTO– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the Canadian government’s listing of the Qods Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard...

Cotler: Listing of Quds a welcome step, but government lacks a comprehensive strategy

“Government has yet to list the IRGC as a whole, hold Iran accountable for its state-sanctioned incitement to genocide, or sanction the major human...

ACT NOW: Thank the Government for listing the IRGC as a terrorist entity

For the past several years, CJPAC members have been asking the Government of Canada to list the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a...

The Minister of Public Safety announces changes to Criminal Code list of terrorist entities

Ottawa, December 20, 2012 — The Honourable Vic Toews, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, today announced that the Government of Canada has made changes...

Canada Again Leads UN Condemnation of Iran

December 20, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Today, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Canada-led resolution...

Cotler Keynotes Concluding Ceremony of Wallenberg Centenary Year in Swedish Parliament

Stockholm – Irwin Cotler, Canadian Member of Parliament and former Minister of Justice of Canada – delivering the concluding address on ” Raoul Wallenberg...

Conference unites politically minded students | Fellow, Jake Brockman, gives us his take on the 2012 Conference

As someone who has always gravitated toward politics and public service, the CJPAC (Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee) Fellowship program had instant appeal to...