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Young Leadership Israel Advocacy Program 2013 | Engage, Build, Learn & Contribute – Let us show you how.

Young Leadership Israel Advocacy Program 2013 | Engage, Build, Learn & Contribute – Let us show you how.

  Program: Canada and Israel are 9660.70 kilometers apart.  Let us show you where they intersect.  The Young Leadership Israel Advocacy program (YLIA) is...

Canada and Israel sign a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement

Ottawa, Ontario, December 11, 2012 —The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety and Her Excellency Miriam Ziv, Israeli Ambassador to Canada, today announced...

Statement by Liberal Leader, Bob Rae: The Middle East – Where to Now?

The last month has seen yet another bloody conflict in Gaza and Israel after several months of indiscriminate bombing by Hamas, and an appeal...

Address by Minister Baird to United Nations General Assembly in Opposition to Palestinian Bid for Non-Member Observer State Status

November 29, 2012 – New York City, New York Check Against Delivery Mr. President, Canada opposes this resolution in the strongest terms because it undermines...

Liberals Urge Restraint and Renewed Dialogue Following UN vote on Palestine

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the passing of a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly to accord...

Hon. John Baird (Minister of Foreign Affairs, CPC) on Palestinian bid for statehood

“Mr. Speaker, we are tremendously disappointed with the Palestinian Authority for the action it is taking. It is obvious that this will affect our...

NDP Critical of Government Stance

In Ottawa, New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair called the resolution a reasonable request by the Palestinians and criticized the government’s decision to vote against...

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...

Intern Blog: Standing With Israel

*Editor’s Note: The views expressed in this article may not reflect CJPAC policies and are expressed as the individual thoughts of Graham Rotenberg.  ...

Statement by Liberal Leader, Bob Rae, on the Ceasefire Between Israel and Gaza

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the announced ceasefire between Israel and Gaza: “We welcome the ceasefire between Israel...

Statement on the Gaza Strip by Mr. Jean-François Fortin (Haute-Gaspésie—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia, BQ)

Mr. Speaker, in this time of strife between Israel and Palestine, the Bloc Québécois is calling on the Government of Canada to take a...

Canada Welcomes Ceasefire Agreement

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada welcomes this ceasefire and hopes that terrorist cells based in Gaza will abide...