Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Letter to the Prime Minister

Letter to the Prime Minister

Mr. Prime Minister,

I am writing to you about an urgent matter. In your short term as Prime Minister you...

Cullen Calls for Ceasefire

Prime Minister Stephen Harper must call for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East or recall Parliament for emergency debate on the issue, Skeena-Bulkley...

Rae criticizes Liberal rival for delay

Liberal leadership contender Bob Rae yesterday criticized rival Michael Ignatieff for waiting for his return from a European vacation to call for a ceasefire...

Foreign Affairs Committee Called Back to Ottawa

This past week, the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs (on which I represent the Government’s interests as Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs) returned for...

Reconvene Parliament if no Ceasefire Call: McDonough

NDP Leader Jack Layton and NDP Foreign Affairs and International Development Critic Alexa McDonough (Halifax) today called on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to reconvene...

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. ...

Israel, terrorism and the laws of war

Israel was justified in its response to the Hezbollah attacks in the summer of 2006.

NDP MPs CALL FOR AN INQUIRY INTO CANADIAN DEATHS IN LEBANON

After a July 28th meeting with a distinguished delegation of Lebanese Canadians who expressed their concern about Prime Minister Harper's stance on the deaths...

Working with the UN

On July 17 I called on the government to go beyond words and work through the UN to address the escalating conflict on...

Root cause of Lebanon war

The current situation in the Middle East is one with which all of us should be deeply concerned. I sympathize very much with...