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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Black Ribbon Day

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today to mark Black Ribbon Day, the national day of remembrance for the victims of Communism...

Irwin Cotler: Canada must fight Iranian incitement to genocide

When Prime Minister Harper meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Ottawa this week, the Iranian nuclear threat – which is dominating international discussion...

Letter from MP Irwin Cotler to International Olympic Committee President Dr. Jacques Rogge

Dear Doctor Rogge: I am writing you as a Member of the Canadian Parliament and mover of a parliamentary motion which was unanimously passed...

Ending Iranian terrorism — what the world can do

The recent suicide bombing of an airport tourist bus in the Bulgarian city of Burgas – which killed five Israelis and the Bulgarian bus...

Statement — Minister Kenney issues statement recognizing Tisha B’Av

Ottawa, July 27, 2012 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to mark Tisha B’Av: Tomorrow...

ACT NOW: THANK YOUR MP FOR SUPPORTING A MOMENT OF SILENCE AT THE OLYMPICS

In 1972, eleven Olympic athletes were brutally killed simply for being Israeli. In the years that have passed, the International Olympic Committee has failed...

Baird supports Israel after bomb attack

“In Canada, it’s never the whole future of the state that is in question or the future of the Canadian people that’s in question....

Irwin Colter: Combating Iran’s cycle of denial, deception, and delay

Next Tuesday, Iran and six major powers – the permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany (the P5+1) – will hold yet...

Baird Offers Condolences After Deadly Explosion in Bulgaria

July 18, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “I was deeply saddened to learn of the deadly terrorist...

Baird Statement on the Death of Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir

June 30, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Like all Canadians, I was deeply saddened to hear of...

Celebrating Canada

As we celebrate Canada’s 145th birthday this weekend, take some time to remember the proud role our community has played in building this amazing...

Baird Condemns Iran for Anti-Semitic Remarks at UN Forum

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement from New York, where he is addressing a UN conference on countering terrorism: “Media...