On the streets across Canada and Quebec–Stay in the Streets!

Over the last two weeks dozens, hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands and small gatherings are happening across Canada and Quebec. In big cities and in small towns. Creative, pop up, responsive actions, and large mass demonstration. Coalition members have organized and have joined others organizing, and have been attending actions organized by others. This is …

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Canada: Stop Arming Israel

Weapons companies across Canada are making a fortune off of the carnage in Gaza and the occupation of Palestine. As we mourn the thousands of people who have been killed in the past few weeks we refuse to stand by and allow the only true winners in war — the weapons manufacturers — to continue …

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Photo Gallery Week of Action: Shame on ScotiaBank, #ShutElbitDown

Check out these highlights from the week of action to denounce Scotiabank for being the largest foreign investor in Israeli arms company Elbit Systems. Activists from Montreal to Vancouver to BC’s Fraser Valley were out on the streets to demand that Scotiabank stop investing in Israeli war crimes. We know Scotiabank is feeling the pressure; …

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Week of Action: September 16-23, 2023: Tell Scotiabank–Divest from Elbit Systems, Divest from War Crimes (poster & downloadable leaflet)

  Download brochure that local groups and others can use to inform people about Scotiabank’s investments in Elbit System:   Click here to Download: Scotiabank Leaflet for Canadian BDS Coalition   Poster download by left clicking on the image choose option save the image:   Share in the week of action. Let us know at …

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UN Database update dropped several companies but does not impact the complicity of Canada and Quebec pension plans in war crimes

The Canadian BDS Coalition notes that the companies dropped when the UN database was updated on June 30, 2023, does not significantly impact the call to divest from CPPIB and CDPQ. Specifically, CPPIB held $129 M in General Mills and CDPQ held $47.7 M in General Mills and $6.1M in Indorama, at their last year …

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Take Action: Tell Aldo that Apartheid is not a “playful style”

Take a minute to write to Aldo’s CEO, David Bensadoun. Let him know that complicity with Israeli war crimes and apartheid is a crime. Write a letter   Aldo has been identified by the Israeli research organization, Who Profits, as a company operating in the colonial settlement neighborhood of Ramot in occupied East Jerusalem. This is …

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Take Action: Lululemon Dressing up Apartheid!

  Lululemon recently opened its first store in Israel and has plans to open seven more. Israeli officials were quick to promote the inaugural opening. Even the Israeli consulate general in Toronto tweeted about it, expressing how “excited” they were. It would seem nothing dresses up apartheid like yoga leggings! Take Action: write to lululemon CEO Calvin McDonald, to …

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July 18, Vancouver: Stopping Israel’s Killer Drones: Scotiabank, #ShutElbitDown

Tuesday, July 18 7 pm Grandview Church 1803 1st Ave E Vancouver Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1242297623113227 Join BDS Vancouver – Coast Salish for an important evening on Palestine, the struggle for justice — and the campaign to shut Elbit Systems, and its murderous drone force, down. Scotiabank, one of Canada’s biggest banks, is the largest foreign investor …

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Jenin invasion underlines the need for BDS in Canada: Isolate the occupier!

In the early morning hours of Monday, July 3, Israeli occupation forces launched a full-fledged military assault on occupied Jenin, in the West Bank of occupied Palestine, attacking the city and refugee camp with over 1,000 soldiers and 150 military vehicles, including armed drones of the type produced by Elbit Systems (of which Canada’s Scotiabank …

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Armed Drones Killing in Palestine! Armed drones purchase underway in Canada!

With Israel’s first ever weaponized drone strike in the Palestinian West Bank  in June 2023 killing 3 Palestinians,  including a 15-year-old boy, and the recent use of armed drone strikes in  Jenin, we call for no armed drones in Canada, no armed drones anywhere!  The Canadian government is moving quickly to award a contract for …

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