July 13, 2017
The Liquor Control Board of Ontario's removal of two Israeli wines from LCBO shelves, as ordered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, is regrettably similar to discriminatory action taken in Germany in 2015 - an action that was ultimately reversed.
May 23, 2017
It was an honour to again join thousands of Thornhillers and supporters of Israel from across the GTA in participating in the 47th annual Walk with Israel. Thanks again to the UJA Federation sponsorship, and to the dozens of sponsors and close to 20 thousand folks who turned out for the...
May 11, 2017
Anderson Marks Iran Accountability Week, Calls for the Release of the Bahá’í Seven Ottawa, ON – David Anderson, Member of Parliament for Cypress Hills-Grasslands and Official Opposition Critic for International Human Rights and Religious Freedom, has joined with colleagues to highlight Iran’s regrettable record on human rights, peace and security during...
April 24, 2017
Canadians will never - must never - forget the Medhz Yegern - the Armenian Genocide – which began April 24th, 102 years ago. As we commemorate the sombre anniversary of the first Genocide of the 20th Century and pay tribute to the 1 and a half million Armenians who died...
February 02, 2017
OTTAWA, ON – Peter Kent, the Official Opposition Critic for Foreign Affairs, and James Bezan, the Official Opposition Critic for National Defence, today issued the following statement urging Canada’s new Foreign Minister, the Hon. Chrystia Freeland, and her colleagues to take concrete action and support Ukraine in the face of...
February 01, 2017
A trade school on Gabriola Island, B.C. has rescinded a discriminatory policy rejecting Israeli applicants following an intervention by B’nai Brith Canada and members of the Canadian Jewish community. Stav Daron, an Israeli engineering student and amateur carpenter, had hoped to take a course at the Island School of Building Arts....
December 29, 2016
OTTAWA, ON – The Hon. Peter Kent, Conservative Critic for Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement:
December 16, 2016
OTTAWA, ON – The Hon. Peter Kent, Official Opposition Foreign Affairs Critic issued the following statement on the recapture of Aleppo by the Assad Regime earlier this week:
November 25, 2016
THORNHILL, ON – The Hon. Peter Kent, Foreign Affairs critic for the Conservative Party of Canada, today issued the following statement:
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: