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Israeli Law passed which effectively declares itself an apartheid colonial-settler state

The Canadian government is called to condemn this law and uphold its own Special Economic Sanctions Act. “The Canadian government is called upon to immediately condemn Israel’s apartheid law by putting sanctions in place as is required under Canada’s own domestic law. The Canadian BDS Coalition joins with the Palestinian people and the Palestinian BDS …

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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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Call on Canadian NDP to follow the Socialist International lead

(Council of the Socialist International meeting at the United Nations, June 2018) Message to NDP From the Canadian BDS Coalition Letter sent to New Democratic Party of Canada from the Canadian BDS Coalition. This follows the Socialist International the association of 140 global political parties, including 35 parties in government, adoption of BDS and call …

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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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