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Conservatives Walk Away from Original Holocaust Monument Commitment

Liberals expressed their disappointment today after the Conservatives, along with the Bloc Québécois, “gutted” Bill C-442, which would have ensured a publicly-funded National Holocaust...

Counsel To Israelis/Jews

“What were we thinking?”  Perhaps an appropriate sentiment from a representative of an Israeli lobby group in Ottawa as he mulled over with me...

Counsel to Arabs/Muslims

Palestinian sympathizers aplenty called one me to speak out against the human rights injustices that took place on the flotilla raid.  I wish it...

Foreign Affairs

Ms. Francine Lalonde (La Pointe-de-l'Île, BQ):  

    Mr. Speaker, when asked about the fact that Israel still has not signed the...

Foreign Affairs

Hon. Peter Kent (Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas), CPC):  

    Mr. Speaker, Canada is heartened by the...

Foreign Affairs

Mr. Gilles Duceppe (Laurier—Sainte-Marie, BQ):  

    Mr. Speaker, when asked whether he supported an impartial, transparent investigation conforming to international standards...

Foreign Affairs

Mr. Speaker, we were saddened to hear that nine people were killed and more than thirty injured during an Israeli military operation in international...

Foreign Affairs

Hon. Peter Kent (Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas), CPC):  

    Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his question.

    As...

Sending Out An S.O.S. To the World

I have a Jewish intern in my Ottawa office and a Muslim executive assistant back in the constituency. These people are there intentionally...

Statement on the situation in the Middle-East

It is deplorable, and absolutely unacceptable for any state or nation to attack a humanitarian aid effort. I call on the Prime Minister...

Gunboat Diplomacy?

Yesterday morning, while my flight was on a two-hour delay, I was wrestling with attempting to assist a Canadian trooper meeting resistance...