Israel Canada

Tories Deny Plan To Use Hate Crime Laws Against Israel Boycotters

CBC | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada

The federal Conservatives are denying there's any basis to a CBC News story saying the government is signalling its intention to use hate crime laws a...

Israel Thanks Canada For UN Help

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - As its hotly contested national election unfolds, Israel says it owes Canada a round of thanks for helping it gain greater acceptance within ...

Israeli Tourism Drops After Gaza War

CP | Tia Goldenberg, The Associated Press | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Business

JERUSALEM - It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50-day war between Israel and Ham...

B.C. Proud To Be 'Friend Of Israel': Premier

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Premier Christy Clark has aligned herself and British Columbia with Israel in a letter to a Jewish-Canadian advocacy group in which she sa...

Delegation Of Tories, Liberals Headed To Israel

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — A small delegation of Conservative and Liberal MPs are heading to Israel Monday night. The five MPs and one former Liberal senator were ...

Harper Government Takes On UN Again, This Time On Israel Comments

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government is taking aim at the United Nations once again, this time over comments a senior official made abo...

Sarah Palin Really Loves Stephen Harper

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Politics

This is one endorsement Stephen Harper probably doesn't want. Former Republican vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin took to Facebook Tuesday to p...

Mess With Israel and You're Messing With Canada

Avi Benlolo | Posted 08.21.2012 | Canada Politics
Avi Benlolo

Wednesday's revelation of Peter MacKay's support for the state of Israel demonstrates the strength of this principle of friendship among nations. His statement that a threat to Israel is a threat to Canada was a powerful declaration to a friend -- and to the world -- that Canada can be counted on.

Threat To Israel Is Threat To Canada Says MacKay

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Israel has received private assurances Canada stands ready to help defend the Jewish state, but just how far the Harper government intends to...

Canada, Stop Being Netanyahu's Doormat

Josh D. Scheinert | Posted 07.08.2012 | Canada Politics
Josh D. Scheinert

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reorganized his governing coalition and canceled a call for elections less than a day after his cabinet agreed to hold them early this September. For Canada, this is welcomed news. Any shift in Israel's government would pose a challenge for this country's Israel policy, which often confuses support for Netanyahu with support for Israel.

Baird Says Military Strike Against Iran 'On The Table'

CP | Yeonathan Tommer, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Politics

HERZLIYA, Israel - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird wrapped up his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories Wednesday with the hope Israel's...

Baird Brings Pro-Israel Baggage On Trip

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird faces some major diplomatic fence mending when he kicks off a two-day Persian Gulf trip this week in the ...