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Lapid thanks Canada's Garneau for standing with Israel during Gaza war

During the 11-day Gaza war in May, known as Operation Guardian of the Walls, Garneau tweeted that a he supported Israel's right to defend itself against Hamas rockets.

Will Canada’s election results impact on ties with Israel?

Trudeau's Liberals won 157 of the 338 seats in parliament, 13 seats shy of a majority and 27 seats fewer than the 2015 parliamentary vote.

25/10/2019
The flags of Israel and Canada

Canada and Israel revise free trade agreement - analysis

Overshadowing the passing of the modernized agreement, an ongoing dispute about the labelling of two Israeli wines has continued to dominate the headlines in Canada.

By ADV. NOAM GOODMAN/GLOBES/TNS
21/09/2019
A woman enters a polling station during the Burnaby South federal by-election in Burnaby, British Co

Canadian candidate removed for tweets accusing Israel of committing genocide

The NDP said in a statement that the candidate was removed “due to language in social posts that was unacceptable.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/07/2019

Woman returns to Kibbutz 50 years after family built clinic

Bessie Diamond funded the Ein Gev kibbutz clinic back in 1969,. Now her granddaughter returns to plant a tree in front of the still-active facility.

Canada Foriegn Minister Chrystia Freeland visits Israel

Jewish community of Canada likely to be targeted for hate crimes, FM warns

"We need to speak out and also act," Chyristia Freeland said.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Canada Foriegn Minister Chrystia Freeland

Canadian FM visits Israel for first time since Trudeau elected

Jerusalem is viewing her visit as a learning and listening trip, whose expertise is not the Mideast and who will be seeking to understand the strategic picture as the different sides see it.

30/10/2018
Canadian Trade Minister Jim Carr

Canadian minister sees potential in relations with Israel

"The Israeli experience" might inform Canadian economic decision-making.

06/09/2018
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