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[27 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on O Canada or O Israel? | ]

By Hanna Kawas. The following open letter was sent to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and the Ontario MPPs under the title: Is It “O Canada” or “O Israel”?.
Open Letter to Premier Dalton McGuinty and Ontario MPPs
We learned with concern about the unanimous passing of a motion in the Ontario legislature (30/107 MPPs in attendance) introduced by Progressive Conservative MPP Peter Shurman (Thornhill) on Feb. 25, 2010 to condemn the annual Israel Apartheid Week.
Mr. Shurman was quoted as saying that he wants “the name changed. It’s just wrong” and that …