The CCD has placed particular emphasis on calling for the Canadian Government to adopt an unabashedly pro-Israel stance, and rejects providing Palestinians with any development or humanitarian assistance and has been very critical of the Muslim world. It has done so with op-ed contributions to Canadian newspapers; through press releases; and in its public message forum. (All of these are available on the group's website). At the same time, it has praised individual senior Liberals such as former Minister of Justice Irwin Cotler for their pro-Israel positions.
The group has also urged that the Canadian government support Taiwan instead of the People's Republic of China. It advocates that Canada take a hard-line against countries such as Iran and North Korea, and supports continued Canadian involvement in Afghanistan. It has also been vocal in opposing Hamas in the Middle East and the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka and supports India's claims to Kashmir.
The CCD has generally supported the policies of the Conservative Party government of Stephen Harper, and the organization's leadership has urged its members to view support for the Conservative Party of Canada as equivalent to support for Israel. When it finds fault with Conservative policy, as for example it did when Canada did not change its votes significantly on fall 2006 UN General Assembly resolutions relating to Israel and the Middle East conflict, the CCD issued a press release that was critical but that avoided any of the more strident rhetoric directed against the Liberals.
Among the supporters of CCD is former Conservative candidate and journalist Peter Kent.
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