The Honorable John Baird

The Honorable John Baird is Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Minister Baird had previously held the posts of Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Environment, and President of the Treasury Board. As Canada's top diplomat, Minister Baird has consistently been one of the most outspoken supporters of the Jewish State and has made it clear.

As Canada's top diplomat, Minister Baird has consistently been one of the most outspoken supporters of the Jewish State and has made it clear to those in the United Nations and elsewhere that Israel's right to exist is non-negotiable.

The Canadian Government and Minister Baird took the dramatic step this past September of suspending diplomatic relations with the Iranian regime for providing increasing military assistance to Syria, refusing to comply with UN resolutions pertaining to its nuclear program, stating unequivocally that Iran "routinely threatens the existence of Israel and engages in racist anti-Semitic rhetoric and incitement to genocide..."