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Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on on the terrorist attacks on the Israeli-Egyptian border

TORONTO — Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today following the deadly attacks on the Israeli-Egyptian border: “Today’s violent incidents on the...

Nycole Turmel rejects Boycotts of Israel

“Turmel says she doesn’t support the [Quebec Solidaire]’s boycott of Israel. ‘The NDP has a policy,’ she said. ‘We want them to negotiate. We...

Minister of International Trade Fast Announces $5-Million Allocation to Science and Technology Partnership with Israel

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, today announced that the Government of Canada has allocated $5-million...

Bill C-4

Mr. Mark Adler (York Centre, CPC): Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. Yesterday, during debate on Bill C-4, the member for...

Minister Kenney issues statement on the final report of the Canadian Parliamentary Coalition to Combat Antisemitism

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on yesterday’s release of the final report of the Canadian...

The kidnapping of Israeli Staff Sergeant Gilad Shalit by Hamas

Mr. Speaker, a grim anniversary is upon us, and that is the fifth anniversary of the kidnapping of Israeli Staff Sergeant Gilad Shalit by...

Syria

Mr. Brad Trost (Saskatoon—Humboldt, CPC): Mr. Speaker, for months the current Syrian regime has been engaged in a brutal crackdown on its own people....

It’s a date – Upcoming opportunities for political engagement

With the federal election now behind us, it's time to find new ways to become politically engaged. Thankfully, we found a very comprehensive list...

National Holocaust Remembrance Day

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, within an hour we will be commemorating national Holocaust Remembrance Day. We will be remembering horrors...

Grandmothers for Gilad Shalit

Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from the Grandmothers for Gilad Shalit, who have been concerned as we approach the fifth anniversary of his...

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...