Taiwan, China And Governance

By Hon David Kilgour A lecture at the Taiwanese-Canada Association of Ottawa It was a privilege to revisit Taipei in early April to support the “Sunflower Movement” and its well-founded concerns about Taiwan as a democratic and sovereign nation. Permit me to mention some points I made outside the Legislative Yuan: Public support for the…

NYC Rally Offers Chance to Quit the Chinese Communist Party

By Epoch Times NEW YORK—More than a thousand practioners of Falun Dafa rallied at the United Nations headquarters at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Park Wednesday. They celebrated World Falun Dafa Day, appealed to the world to help stop the brutal persecution of Falun Dafa in China, and supported a growing number of Chinese who are quietly withdrawing…

Herb Gray / Canada-Israel Relations / Antisemitism / Love of Neighbour

by David Kilgour Agudath Israel Congregation – Ottawa – 26 April 2014 Rabbi Barry Schlesinger and members of the congregation, Shalom Shabbat.Thank you for the honour of speaking to you this morning on the Numbers/Leviticus injunction ( 19:16): “Do not be indifferent to the bloodshed inflicted on your fellow man.” There are few limits on what this…

2014 Global Event to Stop Organ Harvesting Crimes Against Falun Dafa Practitioners in China

April 25, 1999 changed many people’s lives. On that day, more than ten thousand Falun Gong practitioners went to the State Council Appeals Office in Beijing, to peacefully uphold their right to freedom of belief. When the persecution of Falun Gong was fully unleashed not long afterwards, practitioners overseas also went to Chinese embassies or…