Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Statement in the Canadian Parliament by the Hon. Irwin Cotler, MP on the historic 150th anniversary of Congregation Emanu-el

Statement in the Canadian Parliament by the Hon. Irwin Cotler, MP on the historic 150th anniversary of Congregation Emanu-el

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I was privileged to participate in the 150th anniversary celebrations for Congregation Emanu-El, Canada’s oldest, continuously...

Irwin Cotler: Statement to Holocaust Survivors in Parliament

VIDEO: Irwin Cotler: Statement to Holocaust Survivors in Parliament

Liberal Statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day

TORONTO AND MONTREAL– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on Holocaust Remembrance Day: “On Yom HaShoah, Canadians join with the Jewish...

Statement by Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.) on Syria

Mr. Speaker, I just met with Syrian Canadians who put a human face on the unspeakable horrors and atrocities in Syria, where some 70,000...

Statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day by Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.):

Mr. Speaker, this week marks the United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorating the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in 1945, and serving...

Liberal Statement on the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Qods Force

TORONTO– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the Canadian government’s listing of the Qods Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard...

Cotler: Listing of Quds a welcome step, but government lacks a comprehensive strategy

“Government has yet to list the IRGC as a whole, hold Iran accountable for its state-sanctioned incitement to genocide, or sanction the major human...

Cotler Keynotes Concluding Ceremony of Wallenberg Centenary Year in Swedish Parliament

Stockholm – Irwin Cotler, Canadian Member of Parliament and former Minister of Justice of Canada – delivering the concluding address on ” Raoul Wallenberg...

Liberal Line: Conservative Sanctions against Iran are Inadequate

OTTAWA– Liberal Foreign Affairs critic Dominic Leblanc made the following statement today on the Conservative government’s announcement of additional sanctions against the Iranian regime:...

Irwin Cotler: Today could have been Palestine’s 65th birthday

Today, the Palestinian Authority is seeking Observer Status at the UN General Assembly with a view to securing a UN General Assembly vote later...

Statement by Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.) on Raoul Wallenberg Tribute

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Raoul Wallenberg, Canada’s first honorary citizen and a...

Cotler Tables Motion on Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands

M-414 — November 7, 2012 — Mr. Cotler (Mount Royal) — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) recognize that...