Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Palestinian Unity Government

Palestinian Unity Government

Mr. Speaker, tragically, the Palestinian unity government has collapsed. Never in 40 years had a Palestinian political body brought together the views of so...

Students Taking Action Now Darfur – STAND

"Mr. Speaker, it is not just policy talk, it is policy action that is needed.

 

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Harper’s calling Hezbollah and Hamas ‘genocidal’ is ‘inflammatory’

NDP Foreign Affairs and International Development Critic, Alexa McDonough (Halifax), today condemned Stephen Harper's pronouncement on Hamas and Hezbollah as inflammatory and destructive to...

Reconvene Parliament if no Ceasefire Call: McDonough

NDP Leader Jack Layton and NDP Foreign Affairs and International Development Critic Alexa McDonough (Halifax) today called on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to reconvene...

Deaths of UN Observers

It was with profound sadness that we learned yesterday of the deaths of four United Nations military observers, including one Canadian, killed last evening...

MCDONOUGH CONDEMNS HARPER’S COMMENTS ON THE MIDDLE EAST

The world has rightly condemned the killings and kidnapping of Israeli soldiers, however Israel's response has been illegal, brutal and disproportionate. It is more...

Funding cut to PA gov’t

The federal government has cut direct funding to the Palestinian Authority. The NDP recognizes the serious dilemma facing Canada and all donor countries that...

Infrastructure building in Palestine

Mr. Speaker, the foreign affairs minister announced that Canada's role in the Middle East peace process amounted to yet another fact finding mission and...

Post-9/11 anti-Semitism

The basis for the concern has been reinforced by two informative and instructive meetings held in my office in the last 24 hours. Yesterday...

Renewed commitment to peace

Mr. Speaker, "A time comes when silence is betrayal...We must speak with all the humility that is appropriate to our limited vision". These words...