Canada expresses condolences following heinous terror bombings in Jerusalem

Statement

November 23, 2022 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement:

“On behalf of all Canadians, I wish to express my deepest sympathies to the people of Israel and the Jewish community in Canada after the terrorist attack in Jerusalem this morning, which resulted in many injuries and the tragic death of a Canadian. Canada stands with the people of Israel and strongly condemns these acts of terror in the strongest possible terms. 

“I extend my sincere condolences to the family and friends who lost a loved one and wish those who were injured a prompt recovery.

“Canadians in need of emergency consular assistance should contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa directly at +1-613-996-8885 (collect calls are accepted where available), toll-free at 014-800-2326-6831, via SMS at +1-613-686-3658 (carrier charges may apply), via WhatsApp at +1-613-909-8881 (carrier charges may apply) or via Telegram: Canada Emergency Abroad. An email can also be sent to sos@international.gc.ca.” 

Contacts

Adrien Blanchard
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Adrien.Blanchard@international.gc.ca

Media Relations Office
Global Affairs Canada
media@international.gc.ca
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