Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Minister Cannon Condemns Rocket Attacks Against Israel

Minister Cannon Condemns Rocket Attacks Against Israel

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the rocket attacks against Israel launched from the Gaza Strip:...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

Madam Chair, a year and a half ago, an extraordinary, peaceful people's movement took to the streets in Iran. This movement rejected the results...

Egypt

In terms of stability in the region, it is incumbent and extremely important, and that is why in the few moments I had to...

Egypt

...Egypt, a nation of 80 million people with an ancient civilization, has long been a moderate leader of the Arab, African...

UN

Mr. Speaker, in response to (a), Canada has not participated in meetings surrounding the renewed peace talks. These meetings have been...

Iran

   Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the Government of Canada and, indeed, all members of the House hopefully, we condemn strongly the discriminatory treatment...

Canada Supports Continuation of Peace Talks

Canada is encouraged by the parties’ resolve to continue their participation in direct peace talks, and supports U.S. efforts to create the conditions to...

The peace process

 At the G8 summit, the Prime Minister and our government reminded our colleagues that the ultimate goal, of course, is to see two sovereign...

Canada Condemns Killing of Four Israelis

Canada strongly condemns last night’s killing of four Israeli civilians. We extend our deepest sympathies to the victims’ families. Such brutal, cowardly acts by...

Canada Welcomes U.S. Proposal to Restart Middle East Peace Talks

“We welcome Secretary of State Clinton’s invitation to Israel and the Palestinian Authority to resume direct negotiations in Washington, D.C., on September 2. Canada...

Statement by Minister Cannon on Iran Sanctions

“For almost 20 years, Iran has concealed its nuclear program and has violated its international obligations on non-proliferation. Nuclear proliferation is the gravest threat...

Canada Urges Iran to Halt Imminent Executions

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement urging the Iranian regime to halt the planned execution of Mohammad...