When it comes to Canada's policy towards Israel, the Trudeau government is several country miles from reflecting Canadian values. That is the clear conclusion of a recent EKOS poll.
Pro-Israeli government policy is built on a foundation of untested assumptions about Canadian attitudes. A new EKOS poll reveals this to be convenient but quite false.
While Trudeau's persona of a progressive internationalist has won him kudos at home and abroad, his staunch support for Israel at the UN has left Canada significantly offside with public opinion.
Independent Jewish Voices
A look at the history of anti-Semitism and the different responses to it can point us in the direction of a resolution to this crisis.
Women's Boat to Gaza lost contact with the Zaytouna-Oliva minutes before 4 p.m. local time. It is now understood that Israeli Occupation Forces have surrounded the boat in international waters.
It is Day Six on the Women's Boat to Gaza's thousand-mile journey from Sicily to break the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza. Sitting in the cockpit of our sailboat are 13 women from 13 countries.
On the first anniversary of the supposed ceasefire in the Gaza War, it is time for us to insist Canada uphold its obligations under international law and demand an end to war crimes in Palestine.
On July 8 2014, Israel launched Operation Protective Edge against Gaza, resulting in the massacre of 2,200 people. There will be a rally in Vancouver today to commemorate the victims of the attack.
After five days of sailing on the Freedom Flotilla III, Ann Wright landed... in Greece. Why? Read her personal account of the journey.
Canadian Boat to Gaza
Robert Lovelace and Kevin Neish will return to Canada today after their Freedom Flotilla III boat was illegally seized by Israeli forces on Monday.