October 30, 2015

Trudeau’s spokeswoman: Expect a shift in Canada’s policy towards the Middle East

Jonathan D. HaleviRebel Blogger

Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, called Justin Trudeau on October 23 to congratulate him on his victory in the federal elections, but both sides abstained at the time from issuing any official announcement about the conversation and its content.

Talking to the Canadian Press, Kate Purchase, Trudeau’s spokeswoman, described the conversation between Trudeau and Netanyahu as a “very positive call” adding that Trudeau “explained there would be a shift in tone but Canada would continue to be a friend of Israel’s.” Rafael Barak, Israel’s ambassador to Canada, said that Netanyahu invited Trudeau to visit Israel.

On the other side, Hamdi Abu Ali, the Palestinian chargé d’affaires in Ottawa, wishes to see a turnabout in Canadian – Palestinian relations. “We hope this new government will join the international community and recognize the state of Palestine,” Abu Ali said in an exclusive interview to the Ottawa Citizen. “We are confident that Canada will start to see us as a people who want to join other nations in having their own independence and their own sovereignty.”

During the election campaign, Trudeau pledged to change Canada’s foreign policy by espousing a more “balanced” approach in the Middle East.

The Canadian Palestinian leadership which publicly sided with the “Palestinian Intifada” (also called “al-Quds Intifada” and the “Knife Intifada”), expressed its hope that the 10 newly-elected Liberal Muslim members of parliament succeed in their efforts to reform Canada’s foreign policy.

Rashad Saleh, the Secretary of Fatah movement in Canada, who called his supporters to vote for Omar Alghabra, the Liberal Party’s candidate, gloated over the “ousting of the right-wing Conservative Party and the racist government that was more Zionist than Netanyahu’s government.” He emphasized that “we have to rebuild the relations [with the government] and the Canadian – Palestinian committees in Parliament.”

Nazih Khatataba, a board member of the Mississauga-based Palestine House, wrote on his Facebook page (originally in Arabic): “We anticipate that they [Muslim MPs] will change Canada’s policy particularly with regard to the positions towards global issues, the Palestinian problem and the repealing of the oppressive Bill that was passed by the parliament during the Conservative government.”

(This article originally appeared at CIJNews.com)


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commented 2015-11-13 21:46:59 -0500
“Abu Ali said in an exclusive interview to the Ottawa Citizen. “We are confident that Canada will start to see us as a people who want to join other nations in having their own independence and their own sovereignty.”

Ali, other nations fought to establish their independence and sovereignty not to annihilate their neighbours.
The pseudo Palestinians with their outstretched arms and grasping palms have never sought independence. They have always depended upon handouts from others.
commented 2015-11-12 15:57:53 -0500
Heaven help Canada.
Only days after the election Islam is starting it’s move toward sharia law and Muslim domination of our parliament.
commented 2015-11-05 20:33:05 -0500
Seems, the only one showing the flag of freedom for Canada and grasping the threat to the world IS represents was a lone ex- soldier. Wonder if our new PM will get around to mentioning him or phoning his mother.
commented 2015-11-02 20:03:46 -0500
Yeah, Yeah, every thing PM Minime does is different, but the same old same old repackaged for the zombie voter , like the no change we saw in Washington’s foreign policy – still have Gitmo, still have boots in the ME – bla bla bla – and budgets balance themselves and free pot for everyone and unicorns will ride rainbows over Canada, pooping out prosperity and free stuff. We don’t ever want to grow up or wake up do we?
commented 2015-11-02 13:30:34 -0500
the anti semites at the cbc are rejoicing.
commented 2015-11-02 13:29:59 -0500
henry about your post on little jimmy…..i have found that internet trolls such as it are predominantly dippers…so they havent won at all..
commented 2015-11-02 12:56:31 -0500
Drew Wakariuk, I have no problem with government cutting “bloat”. In fact I encourage it. However we seem to disagree on what exactly is government bloat. I think the brave men and women who put their lives on the line for this country deserve the absolute best when it comes to services. If those veteran affairs offices made the access of those services a bit easier then I consider that money well spent. It’s November now and Remembrance Day will soon be upon us and our federal government will rightfully honour and remember both our living and dead war veterans. However, Remembrance Day is but one day of they year and how we treat them the other 364 days will show how much we truly appreciate their service to our country.
commented 2015-11-01 15:40:38 -0500
William WIser Harper cut bloat , and he has done more for veterans than the libs ever did. try some truthful media.
commented 2015-10-31 23:02:09 -0400
Henry… It’s this simple… All Liberals grew up with their mommies telling them that “the world revolves around your dimpled bum” and “you can do no wrong”… So when they see something contra their dimpled bum, or being perfect, they have a hissy fit… It’s as simple as that…
commented 2015-10-31 22:39:44 -0400
You know what’s interesting about guys like Jimmy Da Silva? They have won, a huge win, and are STILL the biggest windbags on the planet. I’m seeing this all over the forums. The Libs won a huge victory, yet you are STILL not happy. If Harper had won a majority, I would have gone out and celebrated at a pub with friends. When the Lib poster boy wins, the libtards double down on their annoying harassment of conservative minded people. Sore winners?
commented 2015-10-31 19:58:18 -0400
Well, William Wiser, I for one “do”… I gather that you never studied history in school and are unaware of the Second World War, The Soviet Union, NATO, and the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991?… It’s too bad… The people of Eastern Europe certainly haven’t forgotten 47 years of Russian occupation… By the way, the US became the world’s de facto “policemen” in 1945 because nobody else was capable of filling that role… And if you don’t recognize that the US missile shield has also kept Canada’s butt safe over the years, then I would strongly suggest you change whatever you are reading for “information”… The world is a scarier place these days not because of American involvement but rather because of Obama deliberately abrogating that role…
commented 2015-10-31 19:54:27 -0400
Don’t worry, junior will be right in bed with the land stealing murdering Arab terrorists.
commented 2015-10-31 18:48:26 -0400
Why are none of you addressing the fact that we are currently involved in a war that does not serve our country’s interests? They’re “extreme radical muslims” when they aren’t co-operating with the U.S. government but when they’re serving U.S. interests they become “moderate rebels” and Obama supplies them with weapons and equipment. I’d laugh if it wasn’t so pathetic and transparent. And you people have no problem with our Canadian forces being involved with this Obama coalition where we fight some of the terrorists so the other terrorists can take over? Every time the U.S. gets involved in the Middle East it just gets more violent and extreme. Do any of you think the world is actually safer and more secure since the U.S. started policing the world?
commented 2015-10-31 18:34:16 -0400
Being a supporter of our military is more than just loving to send them off to war. It’s also taking proper care of them when they get back. How can you people be so pro military while defending Harper’s decision to close a bunch of veteran affairs offices and cut their benefits? I guess you think once a soldier is too do damaged physically or mentally to fight anymore than they are just a burden to the taxpayers. Besides, I believe we should only send our brave service men and women into harms way when absolutely necessary, not to get involved in another Unite States/Middle Eastern mess. Harper was also a big proponent of Canada getting involved in the Iraq war, thankfully he wasn’t in power at the time. Otherwise God knows how much Canadian lives and money would have been lost in that fiasco. I suppose all you war mongers were chomping at the bit to get involved in that conflict as well all the while calling Chretien a coward for keeping Canada out of it.
commented 2015-10-31 17:31:45 -0400
Darryl, maybe wiser has room at his own place for some of them.
commented 2015-10-31 17:16:36 -0400
“Why are all you commentators so upset that Trudeau has promised to remove Canada from the Obama bombing coalition?”

Because this is just the start of turdo la doo nutting our armed forces. That’s the way his old man did it.

Turdo la first hated the army anyway because it was a constant reminder of his yellowness from ‘39 to ’45,. And he soon figured out that if you don’t have them involved in any combat at all, then they don’t need expensive arms and equipment. Far better to keep them around to hand out blankets, provide flood control, and to make you seem like a tough guy when the FLQ makes you shit your pants. You don’t need expensive tanks, ships and planes to do any of that. Frees up a lot of money for corporate welfare and bailing out Ontario.
commented 2015-10-31 14:00:18 -0400
So you support bringing 25000 of them here nothing good will come of it.
commented 2015-10-31 13:54:21 -0400
The most radical muslim country in the world is Saudi Arabia. It’s governed by total Sharia law. Citizens are routinely lashed and beheaded for such crimes as criticizing the government and sorcery. Women have no rights and are treated like property. They’ve been secretly funding terrorists for years, there’s a reason 15 of the 19 9/11 hijackers were Saudi. And how did Stephen Harper address the horrible human right violations of this radical muslim country? Did he condemn them on the world stage for their behaviour? No, he kissed their ass so he could sell 10 billion dollars worth of arms to them. So think about that the next time you claim how Trudeau is so pro-muslim when Harper would deal with some of the worst of the bunch when he could make a buck out of it.
commented 2015-10-31 13:41:28 -0400
Why are all you commentators so upset that Trudeau has promised to remove Canada from the Obama bombing coalition? They’ve been bombing in Syria for over a year now and have accomplished only a fraction of what Russia has in the past couple of months. The problem is the Obama bombing coalition only wants to bomb the “bad” radical muslim terrorists and not the “good” radical muslim terrorists that they’ve been arming to fight the Assad government. Assad is no angel but at least he allowed women to vote and didn’t persecute Christians unlike what the terrorists Obama is supporting would do if they ever took total control of Syria. The Obama coalition has already spent 500 billion to arm and train anti-ISIS fighters only to have most of them join ISIS. Let’s face the facts, the Obama coalition that Harper was proud to be a part of is a dismal failure and I will be happy when Canada gets out of this mess. Leave the bombing and fighting to Russia and her allies who don’t ridiculously differentiate between “good” and “bad” terrorists.
commented 2015-10-31 13:32:27 -0400
Nothing good will come of sucking up to islam. Trudeau is a useful idiot for islam.
They’re happy in almost every country that is not Islamic! And who do they blame?
Not Islam…
Not their leadership…
Not themselves …
And they want to change the countries they’re happy in, to be like the countries they came from where they were unhappy!
  • So, What are their Major Organizations? **********
    Palestine Liberation Front: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION

And we just can’t figure out who’s causing the problem…!!
Maybe we should start profiling them.
But then, profiling is not fair.
commented 2015-10-31 09:24:26 -0400
ANDY NEIMERS, “Fight back and be tireless at every opportunity”. I agree and, in my view, that starts with tirelessly declaring the truth regardless with respect to, for example, the media propaganda, Islam, global warming, the U.N.’s globalist ambitions, Planned Parenthood, abortion, the STDs epidemic, marriage, gender identity, comprehensive sex-ed programs, pot, socialism, cultural Marxism, political correctness, eugenics, Palestine, the bogus notion of neutrality in our education institutions, etc., etc. Embracing elements of political correctness gets you nowhere as the recent election revealed. Might as well go down swinging rather than with a cowardly, compromised whimper.
commented 2015-10-31 08:56:11 -0400
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. – George Santayana
LYNNE MARTON, “I thought the people of Canada were smarter than that.” Yes, it is incredible how many “useful idiots” pine for a socialist utopia even though time and again history has revealed it turns out to be a brutal dystopia.
commented 2015-10-31 08:04:29 -0400
Who cares what Dunce Justin does. Justin is an global embarrassment in the making and will get tossed aside by the international community unless they need to use Dunce Justin for something – perhaps like flushing the toilets at the next UN conference to exercise the gaskets.

Dunce Justin also likes to protect his terrorist partners. When Obama leaves office, the Republicans will have no issue telling Trudeau what will be done with terrorists, to which Dunce Justin will have no say.
commented 2015-10-31 04:49:57 -0400
You’re right Lynne… One of the most sickening manifestations that is going to slap every Canadian in the face is legalization of Sharia law in some communities… Fibber McSquinty in Ontario toyed with the idea during his reign and pulled back from it at the last moment… Under The Boy Wonder we are sure to see some “clever” re-interpretation of our basic rights and freedoms to “accommodate” Sharia law practices in some of our major cities… And while we already have “Muslim only” housing in Toronto, it is then inevitable that sooner or later we will also witness the European style “no-go” zones as found in England, France, Belgium, Germany and Sweden… What a sickening prospect for the Canada we once knew…
commented 2015-10-31 04:15:52 -0400
I see that we that have commented her really get it – what JT is planning for Canada and Israel!!! And if we do, and we can’t be the only ones, so what happened to all of the others?
Are there REALLY that many who didn’t see it coming? I am just sick at the thought that this moslem terrorist lover now is our PM. From his very early speeches I could tell he was not what we here in Canada need to keep us safe – and he is proving it more and more every time he opens his mouth. He has made a major shift in certain policies, and he isn’t finished – far from it.
He’s going to be spending unbelievable amounts of money – billions – and where is all this money supposed to come from? And he’ll put us so far in debt that not even our great-grandchildren will be able to pay it off!
Oh yes, and I am sure he got many votes from the 18-40’s because he said he was going to legalise pot! WOW!! Imagine that! Choosing the person to run your country based on the promise that he’ll make pot legal!!! So he and all of you can work and live your lives as stoners – I wonder how that’s going to work out for us?
We are headed the way of Europe, and with the individuals he is keeping close to him, I do not trust him for one second. He does not have OUR best interests at heart – he has chosen his side and it is not that of Canada and the FREE WORLD.
And Shannon Browne, he is not going to be integrating islam into the Canadian way of life, he will be throwing the Canadian way of life out the window and have sharia law be the way of life in Canada – THAT is a “Big Change” – among others!!
I really hope that all of you that voted for him sleep well at night – because I don’t think you will be for long!!
You wanted “A Change” – well, you got it – not quite what you had in mind, is it?

I am just so disgusted!!!! I thought the people of Canada were smarter than this!
commented 2015-10-31 00:20:16 -0400
I used to be very liberal because then things were pretty cozy in Canada. Now I can’t be more conservative. I am so disgusted by Canada’s new government and Alberta’s. Israel is our friend, not only because they are better people than their Muslim neighbors, but out of necessity. It is such an important ally that we can’t just do away with them because Palestinians have good propaganda. Justin should try putting on a Jewish hat and walk around anywhere in an Muslim country. He will either learn a good lesson or… well… you know.