Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Matt Godwin (NDP) | My Multi Partisan Valentine – 10 things I love About You

Matt Godwin (NDP) | My Multi Partisan Valentine – 10 things I love About You

The Olympics seem to bring out the best in everyone. If you have been following the buzz about Team Canada in Sochi, it clearly...

Matt Godwin (NDP) | Canadian Heritage Minutes

I was recently eating in a restaurant in Halifax when I clearly heard the timid voice of a young Irish girl explaining the importance...

Statement by the Leader of the Official Opposition on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Leader of the Official Opposition, Tom Mulcair (Outremont), made the following statement on Holocaust Commemoration Day: “On this International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we...

Statement by Andrea Horwath on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

News Release (Queen’s Park)  Halton MPP Ted Chudleigh today released the following statement: “International Holocaust Remembrance Day is observed annually on January 27th as...

Matt Godwin (NDP): One Thing I Admire About Another Political Party

  Now, if ever there was a blog post to keep short! All joking aside, I can’t count the number of Tories who have...

Statement by Official Opposition Foreign Affairs Critic Paul Dewar on the death of Ariel Sharon

On behalf of all New Democrats, I want to express my sincere condolences to Ariel Sharon’s family and the people of Israel as they...

Matt Godwin (NDP) | “If I could say one thing to my party leader …”

As 2013 comes to a close, to say Canadians are disenchanted and disaffected with the state of public affairs would be like saying it’s...

Matt Godwin (NDP) | Remembrance Day

As a Maritimer, with both grandfathers Canadian veterans, there are few greater sources of pride than Canada’s military tradition. We are very fortunate to...

Matt Godwin (NDP) | ‘The Road to 24 Sussex: Success in 2015’

The NDP should have three strategic focuses leading up to the election in 2015: regions, religions and introductions. Canadian politics is a matter of...

Matt Godwin (NDP): | Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks: Gratitude in Canada

UPDATE: Matt Godwin has worked professionally for both the NDP and the Jewish community. He was most recently a senior organizer for the Thomas...

Matt Godwin (NDP): The Strengths and Weaknesses of Partisanship

Partisanship is the evil twin brother of fidelity: One is desirable and the other is better left with the other evil twins, in the...

Matt Godwin (NDP): Is Zionism a Political Position?

In the days of Theodore Herzl, Zionism was a political movement in much the same way as Socialism or Communism: There was a tangible...