True North Centre Covers HRC Insider Briefing with John Baird and Jacques Saada

True North Centre’s Sam Eskenasi covered HRC’s Insider Briefing webinar with Hon. John Baird and Jacques Saada on July 26, observing that these “former ministers say Trudeau government’s international blunders cost security council seat.” “Canada embarrassed itself by changing a vote [on #Israel] to curry favor with Islamic World,” according to former Foreign Minister John […]

HRC Webinar: Behind the Headlines “An Insider View of Canada-Israel Relations”

On Sunday July 26 at 8pm ET, HonestReporting Canada hosted an exclusive behind the headlines webinar which gave an insider’s view of Canada-Israel relations. Featuring an incredible panel consisting of Hon. John Baird, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Conservative Cabinet Minister and Hon. Jacques Saada, former Liberal MP and Cabinet Minister; these political veterans […]

UPDATED: Toronto Star Responds to HRC Complaint About Tony Burman’s Unsubstantiated Claims

Today in the Toronto Star’s print and online versions, columnist Tony Burman wrote the following egregious and unsubstantiated statement: “For its part, Canada has made itself irrelevant in this process. In September 2012, at the urging of Israel, the government of Stephen Harper surprised everyone and broke off relations with Iran.“ While Mr. Burman is […]

Israel Shouldn't be a Sacrificial Lamb for Canada to Secure a Seat at the Security Council

Whether Canada should lobby for a seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is a legitimate matter for debate. The Liberal Government supports engaging in multilateral organizations like the UN to further Canada’s foreign policy interests, while the previous governing Conservatives had argued that Canada doesn’t need a spot on the Council to have […]

In Embassy Magazine HRC Condemns Cartoonist's Accusing John Baird of Dual Loyalties

In Canadian foreign policy publication Embassy Magazine today, we rebutted cartoonist Michael de Adder’s repeated efforts to malign John Baird as having dual loyalties between Canada and Israel. See our letter that was published in Embassy Magazine followed by de Adder’s cartoons that were published in Embassy Magazine and the Hill Times: