Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Statement by Minister Cannon on Anniversary of Mumbai Attacks

Statement by Minister Cannon on Anniversary of Mumbai Attacks

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Mumbai attacks:

“Today, Canada...

Canada Welcomes UN Resolution on Iranian Human Rights Situation

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement welcoming the adoption of a resolution on the human rights situation...

Canada Congratulates New Lebanese Government

(No. 339 - November 10, 2009 - 3:05 p.m. EST) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding...

Canada Deplores Iran’s Rassam Sentence

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding the sentencing of Hossein Rassam, an Iranian employee of the...

Iran

Mr. Speaker, today, at the United Nations General Assembly, Canada will table the toughest resolution on the human rights situation in Iran. This year...

Iran

Hon. Lawrence Cannon (Minister of Foreign Affairs, CPC): CannoL@parl.gc.ca 

Mr. Speaker, under this government, on...

Minister Cannon Concludes Successful Visit to Maghreb and Middle East

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a successful visit to Libya, Israel and Saudi Arabia.

While in Tripoli, Minister Cannon met...

Minister Cannon Mourns Death of Marek Edelman

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today marked the funeral of Marek Edelman, last surviving leader of the 1943 Warsaw...

Canada Condemns Iranian Missile Launch

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement regarding Iran’s September 28 test launch of a medium-range ballistic missile:

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Foreign Affairs

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Ahmadinejad's repeated denial of the Holocaust as well as his anti-Israeli comments run counter to the values not only of the...

Minister Cannon and Secretary of State Clinton Express Concern over Continued Detention of Canadian and U.S. Nationals in Iran

“Canada and the United States are deeply concerned about the continued detention of Canadian and American citizens, including dual nationals, inside Iran, and once...

Walking out on Iran

Over the past three and half years, our government has consistently demonstrated leadership in foreign affairs with strong, principled action. This week, with Iranian...