November 03, 2016
OTTAWA, ON – After attending an event hosted by the Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs with the President of the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia, the Hon. Peter Kent, Official Opposition Critic for Foreign Affairs issued the following statement:
October 07, 2016
This complaint by Falun Dafa protesters comes after unanswered questions about the Westin Wall. Further evidence that the Liberal government gave in to Chinese demands that human rights protesters be kept out of sight..and sound.
September 26, 2016
With Parliament beginning it's Fall Sitting, a brief update on my priorities as the MP for Thornhill and as the Foreign Affairs Critic for our Official Opposition.
August 30, 2016
Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for Human Rights and Religious Freedom; and the Official Opposition critic for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Peter Kent, Member of Parliament for Thornhill, have issued a statement following reports on the deteriorating health of Homa Hoodfar, a...
August 29, 2016
Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills–Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for Human Rights and Religious Freedom; the Official Opposition critic for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Peter Kent, Member of Parliament for Thornhill; and Vice-Chair of the Sub-Committee on International Human Rights, David Sweet, Member of Parliament...
August 26, 2016
Facebook has determined that a graphic explicitly calling for the genocide of all Jews “doesn’t violate [its] Community Standards.” The global social media giant made its determination in response to a complaint filed by B’nai Brith Canada. It took Facebook two hours to conclude that the post was acceptable, according...
August 09, 2016
OTTAWA, ON – Official Opposition Foreign Affairs Critic the Honourable Peter Kent issued the following statement in response to the Government of Canada’s sponsorship of the World Social Forum, a platform that is being used to promote anti-Semitism.
August 05, 2016
Toronto, ON – Today, in conjunction with the PC Party of Ontario, senior critics in the Conservative Party of Canada held an event to commemorate the second anniversary of the massacre of thousands of Yazidis by the Islamic State (ISIS) at Mount Sinjar.
July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON - Official Opposition Foreign Affairs critic, the Hon. Peter Kent, released the following statement on the attempted military coup in Turkey:
May 16, 2016
Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Cariboo—Prince George. The House is built on centuries of democratic evolution in the mother of Parliament, Westminster, and for a century and a half here in the Canadian capital. Members of Parliament are guided by accumulated precedents, by...