Speaking at World Jewish Congress’ Plenary Assembly in New York on Monday, April 24, 2017, Chrystia Freeland, Foreign Affairs Minister, reiterated Canada’s commitment to fight antisemitism and to support Israel as a valuable ally in the war on terror. The following the highlights of Freeland’s speech (click HERE):
A new EKOS poll of Canadian attitudes on Israel-Palestine, co-sponsored by Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV), Canadian for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME), Dimitri Lascaris and Murray Dobbin revealed that 46% of those surveyed viewed Israel negatively, and only 28% viewed Israel positively.
Sam Khanlari, a Toronto-based writer who has been featured by the CBC, The Toronto Star, Tehran Times and The Islamic Monthly, tweeted on January 13, 2017 that he “Might stay in the Trump Tower for one week / Piss on all the walls and smoke weed”.
From John Goddard in New Delhi Two foreign-policy directions certain to be pursued by U.S. President Donald Trump “are going to be true game-changers,” former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper told a high-level political and technology conference this week in New Delhi. Harper delivered the keynote address Thursday to the second annual Raisina Dialogue conference, also attended by British foreign ...
Ezra Levant, the co-founder of the The Rebel Media, has published a new book “Trumping Trudeau” in which he analyzes the implications of Trump’s Administration policy on its relations with the Canadian Liberal government.
A group of Canadian senators headed by Speaker of the Senate George J. Furey made an unannounced trip to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where they met with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, to discuss “positive relations between Saudi Arabia and Canada”, reported the Saudi Gazette.
Canada is sending a delegate to the Middle East peace conference in Paris, scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, B’nai Brith Canada has learned, but it will not be the newly-appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland.
The editorials of the Toronto Star and Globe & Mail on December 30, 2016 hail the Obama Administration for facilitating the passage of the UN Security Council’s Resolution 2334. The US abstained from vetoing the anti-Israeli resolution that declared the settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem illegal and a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.