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Gaza Flotilla

In the early hours of Monday, May 31, 2010, the Israeli Defense Forces prevented a group of ships from attempting to reach Gaza. The...

Jerusalem: Recognizing the Pre-eminent Jewish Attachment

Israel and the Jewish people have a pre-eminent religious, historical and political attachment with Jerusalem. While the Haram al-Sharif and the Via Dolorosa...

Syria

Mr. Bob Dechert (Mississauga—Erindale, CPC): Mr. Speaker, Canada has taken a clear and principled stand in opposition to the current Syrian regime. We have...

Statement on Gaza flotillas

In difficult situations of conflict, it is important to respect people’s right to peaceful protest, and the protection and safety of all parties involved...

Baha’i People in Iran

While Iran remains an ongoing security concern because of its nuclear program, we must not divert attention from the severe and worsening human rights...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on Shavuot

OTTAWA – Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today to mark the Jewish holiday Shavuot: “It is with great respect that I...

Iran – A Multiple Threat to Global Stability

The US National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), issued in early December 2007, reports that Iran halted its secret nuclear weapons program in the fall of...

UN Human Rights Council – A Barometer for Gauging the Credibility of the United Nations

Canadians remain strongly committed to the process of multilateral diplomacy. But they are increasingly sensitive to the fact that the deficiencies and dysfunctionality of...

Anti-Semitism & Intolerance

Of the destructive forms of intolerance that have afflicted humanity for millennia, anti-Semitism is among the most persistent. Not only do incidents of traditional...

Genocide

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Canada’s venture capital industry

A key to commercialization is access to early stage investment and venture capital. Some countries are creating the capacity through their tax system and...