41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION ROUTINE PROCEEDINGS Petitions Venezuela Mr. Wladyslaw Lizon (Mississauga East—Cooksville, CPC): Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by many Canadians residing in Ontario, many of them Venezuelan Canadians. They would like to bring to the attention of this House the fact that since the last presidential election in Venezuela, democratic, human [...]
June 18, 2013 – Jerusalem, Israel - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, during one of several high-level meetings in Jerusalem. The meeting was an opportunity to advance the Strategic Partnership Agreement announced during Baird’s visit to Israel in April. The two men also discussed a number of global [...]
House of Commons Oral Questions Citizenship and Immigration Ms. Jinny Jogindera Sims (Newton—North Delta, NDP): Mr. Speaker, again today Canadians are condemning Conservative cuts to refugee health care. These changes hurt some of society’s most vulnerable people. The changes have been confusing, have failed to save money and have downloaded refugee health care costs on to [...]
We invite you to listen to comedian Aaron Berg and director Igal Hecht discussing the experience of visiting Israel with the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, co-sponsored by Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Berg was one of 6 comedians, along with Yuk Yuk’s Mark Breslin who made the journey captured on film by Hecht. [...]
June 17, 2013 Enniskillen, Northern Ireland Prior to G-8 Leaders’ discussions today at the Lough Erne Summit in Northern Ireland, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced $115 million in new Canadian support that will help address the humanitarian and development challenges both in Syria and in those neighbouring countries receiving refugees. “The brutal Assad regime continues [...]
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The years following the 1948 Arab-Israeli war witnessed a massive dislocation of civilians in the Middle East. Read more here.
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