Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Statement on Gaza flotillas

Statement on Gaza flotillas

In difficult situations of conflict, it is important to respect people’s right to peaceful protest, and the protection and safety of all parties involved...

Petition – Gaza

The petitioners call upon the Government of Canada to condemn Israel's lethal assault on the freedom flotilla in international waters, insist on thorough and...

Canada Welcomes Israel’s Decision to Ease Restrictions on Gaza

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding the Government of Israel’s announcement on restrictions on Gaza:

“Canada...

Independent Public Commission Concerning Flotilla Incident

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding Israel’s decision to establish an independent public commission which will...

Foreign Affairs

Mr. Speaker, as I was saying yesterday, Canada has called for and obviously supports an impartial, credible and transparent inquiry. Canada is convinced that...

Foreign Affairs

Mr. Speaker, when asked about the attack by the Israeli army on a humanitarian aid flotilla, the Minister of Foreign Affairs said that his...

“Out Of The Way”

This is the last post in this series on the flotilla incident, and it’s more personal.

Counsel to People of Faith

People of all faiths prayed long and hard this past week over the flotilla incident and the resulting loss of life.  Our religious traditions,...

Counsel to Average Canadians

What a hard week.  By one of the comments you’ve seen that I’ve lost some votes, picked up some others.  It was never about...

Foreign Affairs

Mr. Speaker, some people living in the comfort and safety of western democracies find it easy to criticize those who must fight terror on...

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...