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Baird Consults in the West Bank

Baird Consults in the West Bank

April 6, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today made the following statement: “Canada’s disagreement with the unilateral path the Palestinians pursued at...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the formation of the Israeli governing coalition

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the formation of the Israeli governing coalition: “On behalf of the Government of Canada,...

Minister Kenney issues statement regarding ‘Israel Apartheid Week’

Ottawa, March 4, 2013 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement regarding so-called ‘Israel Apartheid Week’...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae Criticising Israeli Apartheid Week

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement on events planned at several Canadian universities that will demonize Israel: “The events in the...

MP Mark Adler Rejects Turkish Prime Minister’s Anti-Zionist Remarks

Mr. Speaker Our government categorically rejects the remarks on Zionism made by Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan yesterday at the opening session of the fifth...

Statement by Mr. Deepak Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, CPC) on Foreign Affairs

Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, three treaties: “Agreement between the Government of...

Statement by George Takach: ‘Israel should not be used for partisan gain’

I’d like to make clear my position on Canada’s relationship with Israel. Israel is a democracy. Israel has an absolute right to exist. Israelis...

Israeli Election Series: ‘Understanding the Issues’

Elections in Israel are about many things – big and small. With issues that range from existential nuclear threats to domestic nuclear programs, it...

Israeli Election Blog Series: ‘Proportional vs. Representational Systems’

I have, for many years, been afflicted by an insufferable addiction to politics; there exists no cure, or even a “race for the cure”,...

Israeli Election Blog Series: ‘A Typical Volunteer Day’

I can divide my experience, so far, in this election cycle into two parts: the Primaries and the General Election.  Since Israel’s elections are...

My Coolest Political Moment; Harper on Israel at 60

I believe that everyone involved in politics has interesting political moments. For some, it is receiving one’s first party membership card, linking oneself not...

Intern Blog: Swan Song

Saying goodbye is a difficult and yet inevitable part of life. As I “leave” CJPAC as an intern, I have the opportunity to reflect...