Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Statement on Deadly Shooting in France

March 19, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement on the deadly shooting in Toulouse, France, that killed four people, three of them children:

“Canada unequivocally condemns the cowardly and murderous attack that took place this morning in front of Ozar Hatorah Toulouse Jewish school.

“On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed and wish a speedy recovery to those injured by this senseless act of violence.

“Canada stands with the people and the government of France in this difficult time.”