Webinar & Info: What is the CPPIB really up to? O que o CPPIB realmente está fazendo?

The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) manages a large and rapidly growing fund. The CPPIB however is accountable first and foremost to the federal and provincial governments, not the contributors and beneficiaries. Over the years, the CPPIB has moved from real assets to equities, and from investments in Canadian infrastructure to foreign investments. With …

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Boycott Apartheid, Boycott WIX

Make sure your website is Apartheid-Free! Did you know that the website platform WIX is a  publicly traded Israeli company? The Canadian BDS Coalition is calling on you to #BoycottWIX. When considering your website building platform, please be sure to take a stand against Israeli apartheid. On February 1, 2022, the human rights group Amnesty International published a 280-page report titled “Israel’s apartheid …

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Canadians call on Puma to end its complicity with Israeli Apartheid

Canadians calling on Puma to end its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association Take one-minute to write to the head of Puma Canada and Puma North America. Be part of the February 12, 2022  global #BoycottPuma campaign! Lets give Puma the boot! Global sportswear manufacturer Puma is involved in violations of international law and human rights. Puma is …

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Boycott Israel, Boycott TEVA, Free Palestine! Solidarity with Olivia Zémor!

Solidarity with Olivia Zémor, president of the CAPJPO-EuroPalestine association, who is going to court on January 27 in Lyon for relaunch of boycott actions of TEVA! Through its financial contribution to the State of Israel, this Israeli pharmaceutical firm is an accomplice to Israeli apartheid. Supporting Olivia Zémor is supporting Israel’s right to boycott, its legality as its political legitimacy as a tool for anti-colonialist mobilization.

Highlights from 2021

Canadian BDS Coalition 2021 Report The Canadian BDS Coalition 5 Years and Counting The following is a report on the work of the Canadian BDS Coalition during 2021. Our 20+ 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 …

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#RBCsayNo2Palantir

Palantir provides their Artificial Intelligence (AI) predictive system to Israeli security forces, to identify people in occupied Palestine.

The Royal Bank of Canada has over 2 M shares valued at over $56 M USD in Palantir holdings. This relationship flies in the face of the recently offered option of a market-linked guaranteed investment certificate based upon environmental, social, and governance investigations which preclude investments in divisive and dangerous elements of society.

#NoIsraeliArms4Canada

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.

Resist Repression: Support the Mapping Project

We, the undersigned organizations, reaffirm our support for the Mapping Project out of Boston. The project identifies hundreds of policing institutions, universities, weapons manufacturers, and explicitly political Zionist organizations that collaborate with one another to further systems of oppression. We reject any attempts to isolate or ostracize segments of our movement that are doing this …

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Breach of FIFA’s own statutes as they relate to human rights, anti-discrimination, and equality

The Canadian BDS Coalition is pleased to be one of over 80 organizations and more than 700 individual write to President Infantino and Secretary General Samoura concerning a serious breach of FIFA’s own statutes as they relate to human rights, anti-discrimination, and equality for the promotion of football in a globally accessible and unifying manner. …

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What is the CPPIB really up to?

Register for Webinar   The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) manages a large and rapidly growing fund. The CPPIB however is accountable first and foremost to the federal and provincial governments, not the contributors and beneficiaries. Over the years, the CPPIB has moved from real assets to equities, and from investments in Canadian infrastructure …

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CPPIB Invests at least 7 percent of our public pension in Israeli war crimes

The 2022 CPPIB Year-end results show increased public pension investment in Israeli war crimes CPPIB had $524M (up from $513M in 2021) invested in 11 companies of the 112 companies listed on the UN Database as complicit with violations of international law. Investments in WSP, the Canadian headquartered company providing leadership to the Jerusalem Light …

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The French Court of Appeal of Lyon confirmed the acquittal of Olivia Zémor

From the European Legal Support Center: On 5 May 2022, The French Court of Appeal of Lyon confirmed the acquittal of Olivia Zémor, issued last year by a French criminal court in Lyon (Tribunal Correctionnel de Lyon) on 18 May 2021. This decision is another recognition of the legitimacy of the BDS (Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions) call.  Olivia …

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Stop the Race – Don’t Collaborate with Israeli Apartheid

The following call to action comes from Canadian BDS Coalition member group Palestinian and Jewish Unity (PAJU) in Montréal, campaigning to stop the participation of the “Israel Premier Tech” team (previously known as “Israel Start-Up Nation“) in the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal, in Québec on 9 September 2022 and in Montréal on 11 September …

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FIFA: Suspend Apartheid Israel

Israel has violated the principles of FIFA in a variety of ways that would normally warrant disciplinary actions and even a suspension of its membership. However, the politics of FIFA have prevented the organization in the past from taking such action. Its internal by-laws have even been amended to make it more difficult for the …

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United against repression: Canadian BDS Coalition condemns Berlin’s ban on Nakba commemorations

Canadian BDS Coalition has joined with civil society groups in signing a letter by a coalition of progressive Palestinian, internationalist, and leftist groups and collectives in Berlin condemning the Berlin police’s decision to ban all public gatherings on Nakba Day. See statement below. The police in Berlin, the capital of Germany, have banned all public commemorations of …

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