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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...

The Prime Minister

Mr. Speaker, there is a growing lack of respect for basic common decency by certain members of the House. Last Thursday, two members gestured...

Decorum During Voting on Bill C-38

Hon. Joe Oliver (Minister of Natural Resources, CPC): Mr. Speaker, last Thursday evening, I rose on a question of personal privilege to say that...

Iran

Mr. Speaker, I rise to highlight the grave plight of two courageous Iranians emblematic of the criminalization of innocence in Ahmadinejad’s Iran. The first...

In Memoriam – 1972 Munich Olympics Athletes

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, there have been consultations among all parties, and I believe that if you seek it, you...

Religious Freedom

Mr. Speaker, I rise to commend the National Assembly of Quebec on its unanimous motion commemorating the 180th anniversary of a law. This law,...

Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express the Canadian government’s solidarity with the people of Israel and the Jewish community around the world after...

Moment of Silence

Liberals Call for a Moment of Silence in Memory of the 11 Murdered Athletes and Coaches at the 1972 Munich Games OTTAWA– Liberal Justice...

Ride to Remember

Mr. Speaker, the streets in front of the Hill were buzzing earlier today as motorcycle riders gathered for the 2012 Ride to Remember. The...

Holocaust

Mr. Speaker, 70 years ago, the duly elected leader and government of a modern country, known for its contributions to the arts and culture,...

Iran

Mr. Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre, NDP): Mr. Speaker, as people around the world watch the negotiations with Iran over the issue of nuclear proliferation,...

Address by Minister Baird at Religious Liberty Dinner

It is a real pleasure to be part of this year’s Religious Liberty Dinner. This is a marquee event on the calendar for those...