Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Hezbollah a “cancer on Lebanon”

Hezbollah a “cancer on Lebanon”

Good for Peter MacKay. It is not every politician who would go so far as to call the terrorist group Hezbollah "a cancer on...

Statement by MacKay

Canada strongly condemns Hizbollah's attack on Israel, which has included the capture of two Israeli soldiers and the launching of Katyusha rockets and mortar...

UN Interim Force Bombing

Canada condemns in the strongest possible terms the bombing that killed six members of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon. We express our...

International ban on Iranian oil?

Hon. Keith Martin (Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca, Lib.): “Mr. Speaker, Canada's response must be focused, clear, strong and unequivocal. I ask the Minister of Foreign...

Suicide bombing in Tel Aviv

This senseless, brutal attack on innocent civilians underscores yet again the continuing threat to Israel’s security and the urgent need for the Palestinian government...

Canada cuts funding to Hamas gov’t

Canada has become the first country after Israel to cut off aid and diplomatic ties with the Palestinian Authority since Hamas, a group that...

Canada expresses concern over jail raid

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay says he's told Israel that Canada is concerned about the way its military raided the Palestinian jail in Jericho...

Canada switches UN vote

Canada switched in favour of Israel on a UN resolution vote yesterday about the status of Palestinian women as Foreign Minister Peter MacKay made...

Canada vetoes key UN motion on refugees

Canada voted against a controversial resolution on Palestinian rights at the United Nations yesterday, an early sign that the new Harper government is aligning...

Ottawa softens Hamas stand

Canada will continue to provide some aid to the Palestinian Authority on the basis of third-party assurances from Russia that the money will not...

Hamas meeting in Moscow

Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay yesterday praised Russia's decision to invite leaders of Hamas -- considered by the Canadian government and others to be...

Aid for new PA government

Any assistance to a new Palestinian government will require that government’s commitment to the principle of non-violence, recognition of Israel and acceptance of previous...