Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Simon Wiesenthal Centre Continues Hunt for Nazi War Criminals

Operation: Last Chance

Ms. Raymonde Folco (Laval—Les Îles, Lib.) [Folco.R@parl.gc.ca ]: Mr. Speaker, today marks the launch of a very important national campaign.

[English]

The Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies will launch Operation: Last Chance this afternoon on Parliament Hill.

[Translation]

Those attending the event will be the Israeli ambassador, His Excellency Alan Baker, the Israeli director of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, Mr. Ephraim Zuroff, MPs, senators and a number of guests.

[English]

This campaign is designed to locate all Nazi war criminals within Canada who have evaded prosecution.

[Translation]

As Canadians, we must be proud that the fight led by Simon Wiesenthal to the end of his life is being continued. This campaign honours the thought of the man who said, “When history looks back, I want people to know that the Nazis could not kill millions of people with impunity.”

[English]

Thanks to the Friends of the Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies, we will never forget.

[Translation]

We will not forget him.