The Ukrainian crisis was sparked on February 18th, when thousands of Ukrainian protestors gathered outside the country’s parliament to call on the government to restore the Ukrainian constitution. Violence erupted between protestors and police, leading to dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries in the ensuing days. On February 21st, the Ukrainian opposition took control […]
The Leader of the Official Opposition, Thomas Mulcair (Outremont), made the following statement to mark the beginning of Passover: “Catherine and I extend our warmest wishes to members of the Jewish community as they gather to celebrate Pesach with songs, wine and a meal shared with friends and family. Families will gather to retell the […]
OTTAWA – The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on the occasion of Passover: “As families gather around the seder table to share the story of the Exodus – from generation to generation – let us reflect on the journey from slavery to freedom, and celebrate the peace […]
At our Passover Seder tables tonight, Jews around the world will celebrate the Jewish Exodus from Egypt – our first steps on a journey to national self-determination. This year, let us also remember a second exodus, where the Jewish people were not led forth from slavery but driven from their communities. Between 1945 and 1970, […]
As the Sikh community celebrates one of their most significant religious holidays, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs sends warm greetings and best wishes for a joyous occasion. Our Sikh neighbours and friends across Canada and around the world will take to the streets for massive celebrations in Nagar Kirtans (parades) and prayers […]
Ottawa, April 14, 2014 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement celebrating the start of Passover: “This evening, millions of people across Canada and around the world will gather at seder tables with loved ones to mark the beginning of Passover and to commemorate the Jewish people’s exodus from slavery […]
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