Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Statement by Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Statement by Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27, 1945, soldiers of the Ukrainian Front opened the gates of Auschwitz Concentration Camp and liberated the largest Nazi concentration camp, revealing...

Political Resolutions for the New Year

  As the New Year opens, New Democrats are excited to move our party and country forward with leader, Tom Mulcair, at the helm...

My Coolest Political Moment; NDP Leadership 2012

Having launched our political careers during a period of major change in Canada’s political landscape, it is a characteristic of our generation to have...

Why I’m Right and You’re Wrong

I’m a New Democrat because I believe in the importance of equality and opportunity for all Canadians. I believe that every Canadian has the...

STATEMENT BY TOM MULCAIR, LEADER OF THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION, FOR HANUKKAH

Jewish Canadians are about to light the first branch of the Menorah in commemoration of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. This eight-day celebration marks...

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...

NDP Reaction to the Situation in the Middle East

New Democrats are very concerned by the recent escalation of tensions in Gaza and Israel. We call on all sides to exercise restraint and...

Statement by NDP Leader Tom Mulcair on Rosh Hashanah

As Jewish families gather this weekend in celebration and reflection, I would like to offer my best wishes on behalf of the NDP to...

Nycole Turmel rejects Boycotts of Israel

“Turmel says she doesn’t support the [Quebec Solidaire]’s boycott of Israel. ‘The NDP has a policy,’ she said. ‘We want them to negotiate. We...

Statement on Gaza flotillas

In difficult situations of conflict, it is important to respect people’s right to peaceful protest, and the protection and safety of all parties involved...

Passover Greetings from NDP Leader Jack Layton

As the Jewish community comes together to celebrate Passover I extend to you the best wishes of all New Democrats. Passover reflects the triumph...