Shimon Pérès

Shimon Peres And The Inspiration To Change

Jay Rosenzweig | Posted 10.04.2016 | Canada Politics
Jay Rosenzweig

Shimon Peres was the last towering figure from Israel's founding generation -- and he is now gone. But in a very real sense he lives on by providing us an example of how one can cast off positions in the face of changing circumstances. And to be courageous. And to dare to dream that we can one day have peace on earth.

Trudeau's Delegation To Former Israeli PM's Funeral Garners Praise

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada Politics

Trudeau's whirlwind trip to Israel erased any doubts that the Liberal government might be wavering in its support of the Jewish state.

Trudeau, World Leaders Gather To Mourn Former Israeli PM

CP | Kristy Kirkup, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada Politics

U.S. President Barack Obama and former president Bill Clinton delivered emotional eulogies.

Shimon Peres Was Man Of Peace, 'Real Friend To Canada': PM

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2016 | Canada Politics

The Israeli statesman died Wednesday at the age of 93.

Harper, Netanyahu Agree To Disagree

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM — Canada and Israel have differences of opinion on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict despite their cosy relationship, both Prime Minister S...

Why Canada's Not Doing More For Syria

Glen Pearson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Glen Pearson

It remains a difficult thing for Canadians to embrace when hearing little concerning the injustices of the governments of such regions as Syria. Certain voices indeed have been raised from within the Muslim/Arab communities, but the lack of overall response until it is too late remains a mystery. But is that enough to refuse any kind of intervention? Clearly not.

Shimon Peres: The Man Who's Seen It All

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

In old age, Shimon Peres is more dove-like than hawkish. But when he spoke in Toronto, in early May to a sold-out crowd, we were in the presence of greatness. There was no question he would not answer. Little wonder why, he's one of the few to have seen it all in the Middle East.

Israeli President Pays A Visit

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Shimon Peres thanked Stephen Harper for his staunch support of Israel, and Canada for its 60 years of friendship as the Israeli president beg...

Airline's Apology To Shimon Peres Too Little Too Late

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM - Israel's national airline has apologized to President Shimon Peres after attempting to charge him nearly $5,000 to bring an oxygen tank on...

Israeli President Pays A Visit

CBC | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Politics

Israeli President Shimon Peres has started his first state visit to Canada with a mix of public ceremonies and private meetings. Governor ...