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Statement — Baird Condemns Iran’s Continued Nuclear Proliferation

February 1, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: Canada strongly condemns reports that Iran intends to further expand its...

Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day by Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.):

Mr. Speaker, this week marks the United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorating the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in 1945, and serving...

Statement — Minister Baird Concerned Over Iran’s Involvement in Terror Probe

January 29, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “I am concerned about the impartiality of any investigation into...

News Release — Launch of Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education

Toronto, January 27, 2013 — Teachers who demonstrate excellence in Holocaust education are now eligible to win a $5,000 award for their school, Citizenship,...

Statement by Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, 1945, soldiers of the Ukrainian Front opened the gates of Auschwitz Concentration Camp and liberated the largest Nazi concentration camp, revealing...

STATEMENT: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on International Holocaust Remembrance Day TORONTO– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on International Holocaust...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the International Day of Commemoration to Honour the Victims of the Holocaust

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement marking the International Day of Commemoration to Honour the Victims of the Holocaust. “Fuelled by...

Political Resolutions for the New Year

  As the New Year opens, New Democrats are excited to move our party and country forward with leader, Tom Mulcair, at the helm...

Political Resolutions for the New Year

  As Members of Parliament flew back to Ottawa to resume Cabinet meetings and the daily shenanigans that occur in the House of Commons,...

Political Resolutions for the New Year

      This New Year will undoubtedly bring about enormous change for Liberals across Canada. Right here in Ontario, delegates will convene later...

Minister John Baird condemned Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi’s 2010 comments likening Jews to “apes and pigs”

Appearing yesterday on the CBC news program “Power and Politics” anchored by Evan Solomon, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird condemned Egyptian President Mohamed...

Statement — Minister Kenney issues statement on Raoul Wallenberg Day

Ottawa, January 17, 2013 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to commemorate Raoul Wallenberg Day: “Each...