A Short History of Canadian-Israeli Relations

An interactive timeline tracking the relationship between Canada and Israel.

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5 April, 2012

While the Harper government likes to boast that Israel has no greater friend in the world than Canada, the relationship between the two countries has had its ups and downs over the years. Below is a timeline of some of the major turning points along the way.

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For more on Canada and the Middle East, see the OpenCanada series Stephen Harper’s Persian Problem, where we ask six experts to evaluate Canada’s policy towards Iran.

Design by Cameron Tulk. Thanks to Ioana Sendroiu for background research.