An emergency resolution was unanimously passed by the Canadian Council of CLC during its #CLC2021 session and calls on @CanadianLabour to work with global unions, affiliates and civil society on urgent campaign to stop Israel’s ethnic cleansing of #Palestinians#canlab#cdnpoli
The Canadian BDS Coalition welcomes the news that Reimagine Co. in London Ontario has announced it is apartheid free. The Coalition applauds Reimagine Co on being a space of proactive solidarity with the Palestinian people and committing not to sell products from the illegal Israeli settlements or from any Israeli or international company that profits from violations of Palestinian human rights.
The Canadian BDS Coalition encourages businesses, institutes, and community groups across Canada to join in becoming apartheid-free.
May 15 marks 73 years of Palestinian dispossession and attempts to erase Palestine from the map of the world. It also marks decades of Palestinian resistance and refusal to accept Israeli settler colonialism and occupation.
Join in the actions planned by members of the Canadian BDS Coalition and others.
The Canadian BDS Coalition: five years and counting. The Coalition founded in April 2016, includes organizations from across Canada that support the end of the occupation, equal rights in historic Palestine and the right of return, and the actions of boycott, divestment and sanctions targeting Israel’s system of settler-colonialism, occupation, and apartheid towards the Palestinian people.
During this time, the Coalition and its member groups have realized a number of victories including Raptors not going to Israel, Air Canada ending its main contract with Israel Areospace Industries mid term, and the non-renewal of a contract with Israel Electric by Hydro Quebec.
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.