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Canadian BDS Coalition Working for Freedom, Equity and Justice

The following is a report on the work of the Canadian BDS Coalition during 2017. The Canadian Coalition come together in the spring/summer of 2016. Report from 2017 The Canadian BDS Coalition formed in 2016 bringing together organizations in Canada that support the Palestinian Civil Society Call through the BDS National Coalition (BNC). By the …

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Canadian Labour Has Been Supporting Boycott, Divestment for Fifteen Years

Delegates at Unifor Canadian Council, for Canada’s largest private sector union, cheer on August 23, 2017. (Screen capture: YouTube) Over the 15 year Canadian labour has continued to support boycott, divestment and sanctions, with public sector unions joining in, and in 2017 the largest Canadian private sector union supporting boycott. In June 2021, a emergency …

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20+ Student Led BDS Victories BDS on Canadian University Campuses

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement is supported by multiple Canadian labor groups, various student unions at universities around the country, and the United Church of Canada. (Photo: @bccla/Twitter) Over the last ten years, there have been at least 20 BDS victories on Canadian University Campuses. The Ontario branch of the Canadian Federation of …

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Congratulations to students at King’s University College and UBC

The Canadian BDS Coalition congratulates the King’s BDS Network at the University of Western Ontario and the Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) at the University of British Columbia. At King’s University College at University of Western Ontario, 76% of the students who cast a vote in a recent referendum supported their student council in …

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G4S announces end of most business with Israel

As reported on bdsmovement.net, the world’s largest security company, G4S, announced last week that it is selling most of its Israeli business after an effective campaign against the company, waged by the Palestinian-led, global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights, caused it “reputational damage.” “We have succeeded to push one of the …

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Mennonite Church Canada supports BDS resolution

Mondoweiss reports on the latest BDS victory in Canada: The BDS Movement celebrated a victory at the Mennonite Church Canada Assembly this weekend in Saskatoon, with an overwhelming majority of delegates supporting a resolution on that encourages BDS. With 350 delegates in attendance only one person opposed the resolution. This resolution is in part a …

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