RBC investments complicit with war crimes and corporate colonialism

Fossil Fools Day is coming up on April 6th: join actions across the country targeting RBC to divest from the CGL pipeline violating Wet’suwet’en rights and companies arming Israel, such as Palantir. If you’re near Toronto, join the rally targeting RBC’s AGM on April 11th—stand in solidarity with the Indigenous delegation attending! Find these events and rsvp here: https://you.leadnow.ca/calendars/fossil-fools-day The …

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Supposed Social Justice Oriented Big Carrot continues to sell Israeli medjoul

Write a letter to the store manager, the worker-owners and board of the Big Carrot, as well as copy the owner of the Carrot Commons.   The Big Carrot indicates that “as a worker-owned system, we value products that are produced in a system that fairly compensates the growers.” Their website says “Our department managers, purchasers …

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On cartoon noses, antisemitism and the slaughter in Gaza

YVES ENGLER On 27/03/2024 Once again, the accusation of antisemitism was weaponized to trump both common sense and support for the victims of Israel’s murderous rampage. Last week prominent Quebec cartoonist Serge Chapleau caricatured Benjamin Netanyahu as a vampire. The cartoon published in La Presse reads “Nosfenyahou, en route to Rafah.” The pro-Israel and genocide lobby immediately …

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$24 Billion of our public pensions invested in Israeli war crimes

Five public sector pension, one in BC and four in Ontario have almost a quarter of a billion dollars invested in companies that then UN has indicated are complicit with supporting illegal Israeli settlements (war crimes) and over $2 billion in total invested in companies complicit with war crimes and arming Israel. These combine with …

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Solidarité Sherbrooke-Palestine asks Costco to boycott Israeli products

Write a letter to Costco Read coverage by Radio Canada March 10, 2024 Around fifteen members of the Solidarité Sherbrooke-Palestine group and citizens gathered in front of the Costco store in Sherbrooke to demand a boycott of Israeli products due to the current situation in Gaza. We are asking Costco to remove these products and …

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Mar 15: No Business as Usual for Scotiabank

On March 15, activists in Canada came out in a coordinated campaign to demand that Scotiabank and its global asset fund divest completely from Elbit Systems. At 28+ different branch locations, from Toronto and Peterborough to Courtney and Nanaimo, from St. Catharines and Regina to multiple locations around the lower mainland of BC, there were protests and pickets to …

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Pledges to not buy apartheid medjoul from across Canada and around the world

Hundreds of people have taken up the pledge to not buy apartheid medjoul, but more than that seek out where retailers are selling apartheid medjoul and inform them that they need to remove these from their shelves, and not be selling produce from stolen illegally occupied Palestinian land. Pledges from large cities, to small rural …

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UNAC Conference : Decolonization and the fight against Imperialism

The Canadian BDS Coalition is pleased to endorse the: UNAC Conference Decolonization and the fight against Imperialism  A conference for the entire movement (view speakers, panels and more below) Saint Paul, MN, USA,  April 5-7, 2024 Click here to register for the conference.   ​Click here to reserve a room at the conference hotel at our …

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18 ScotiaBank Branches Adopted so far for March 15 Day of Action to End Genocide Profiteering!

Original post by the Canada Palestine Association, member group of the Canadian BDS Coalition. On March 15, activists will hold Scotiabank to account for its $500 million investment in Israeli arms company Elbit Systems. Scotiabank’s asset fund is the largest foreign investor in Elbit, and is thus directly complicit in profiting off Palestinian death and suffering. Already, …

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Do Not Buy Israeli Produce. Shame list of those selling apartheid medjoul and other produce.

Take action and report:   Report HERE    For Palestinians, agriculture is much more than the production of olives, citrus fruit and other fresh produce, or keeping livestock. Farming is tied to the Palestinian people’s identity, history and resistance to Israel’s colonial occupation. ACTIONS: Boycott based on information provided, and by looking for Country Code …

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