On October 22, Israeli war criminal and “Minister of Defense” Benny Gantz designated six Palestinian organizations as “terrorist.” All are known for their defense of Palestinian human rights: Al-Haq, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Defence for Children International Palestine, Bisan Center for Research and Development, the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees and the …
The Canadian BDS Coalition has launched an effort to ask the leaders of all federal parties as well as candidates running for office in the 2021 federal elections to answer a questionnaire about their positions on key issues affecting Palestine and the Palestinian people. This effort, #IVotePalestine, has already received responses from the Bloc Quebecois …
The Canadian BDS Coalition and many of its member organizations have joined over 100 global organizations to demand a two-way arms embargo on Israel, stopping both the sale of weapons to Israel and the purchase of Israeli weaponry, often “battle-tested” on Palestinians and Arabs throughout occupied Palestine, Lebanon and Syria. Canada has been a party …
The Canadian government is moving nearer to obtaining armed drones, worth $5 billion of Canadian taxpayer dollars.
Let Ministers of transport and procurmenet know we call on them to cancel the procurement process for an estimated $5 B contract for armed surveillance drones;
cancel the contract with Elbit Systems for Arctic surveillance drones;
prohibit ZIM ships from accessing Canadian ports; and
end all trade in weapons with Israel through a two-way arms embargo and ending military-security cooperation with Israel.
Learn more about what to consider when purchasing Medjoul Dates in Canada to ensure they are not from Israeli companies, and to ensure you are purchasing Palestinian product. Steps you can take, and tools to assist you in letting retailers know that you expect them to not carry Israeli Medjoul dates or any Israeli products.
70+ organizations from across Canada and around the world, and 130+ individuals including former federal members of parliament Libby Davies & Jim Manly, former UN rapporteur John Dugard, Chris Hedges fromer NY Times bureau chief, academics, faith community leaders, labour leaders & many others have now signed.
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The following is a report on the work of the Canadian BDS Coalition during 2020. Our 25 member organizations include country-wide, regional and local groups from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island.
The Canadian BDS Coalition was formed in 2016 to bring together organizations in Canada that support the call for boycott, divestment and sanctions
The Canadian BDS Coalition was one of almost 30 organizations in Canada, including unions, student associations and social justice groups, who endorsed this letter to Puma calling on them to end their sponsorship of the Israel Football Association.(le français suit) December 9, 2020 Mr. Maguire, Senior VP, CanadaMr. Philion, CEO, Puma North America People in …