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Don’t use the Middle East to divide Canada

Don’t use the Middle East to divide Canada

Throughout our history, Canadians have strived to understand each other across the solitudes that have broken other countries to pieces. Our common...

Ignatieff says Israel must be allowed to defend itself from Hamas attacks

HALIFAX, N.S. - Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff says Israel is justified in taking military action to defend itself against attacks by Hamas from...

Statement by Michael Ignatieff, Leader of the Official Opposition, on the situation in Israel and the Gaza Strip

I am greatly concerned by the deepening violence in Israel and the Gaza Strip and the fear and suffering on all sides that this...

Chanukah Message from Michael Ignatieff

On behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada and our parliamentary caucus, I wish to extend my best wishes to everyone celebrating Chanukah, the...

Deputy Liberal leader reaches out to community

Deputy Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, RIGHT, said he wanted to “clear up misunderstandings” – particularly his accusation that Israel committed a war...

Ignatieff apologizes for Israeli war crime comment; Deputy Liberal leader reaches out to Jewish community to make amends for ’06

Deputy Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff came to Holy Blossom Temple last night to apologize for having said as a leadership candidate that...

“Canada and Israel:A Personal Perspective on the Ties That Bind”

How many of you feel the world is quick to condemn Israel without taking the time to understand the reasons for its actions? How...

Ignatieff admits gaffe on Mideast

The rookie Toronto MP and internationally acclaimed human rights expert has been mired in controversy since last week, when he made his first pronouncements...

Is Ignatieff too Canadian?

Three weeks after the beginning of the latest Middle East crisis, Michael Ignatieff, the purported front-runner in the Liberal leadership race, finally came back...

We Are a Country of Peace

For weeks now, Canadians have watched as innocent civilians on all sides have been killed in Lebanon, Israel and the Palestinian territories. ...

Excerpts from Interview with CBC’s Evan Solomon

It’s a running sore. And my point about the Sharon plan is that evacuation from Gaza conceals the consolidation of settlements on the West...

Collection of Excerpts from Op-Eds, Articles

...At the same time, the Israeli strategy of divide-and-rule had the effect of weakening the Palestinian Authority without increasing Israeli security. Israel must therefore...