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Release: ‘Canadian charities funding war crimes in Israel,’ say advocacy groups; demand action 

Grassroots advocacy groups Just Peace Advocates (JPA) and Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) are calling on the federal government to take immediate action in the case of a Canadian charity sending taxpayer-subsidized funds to Israeli organizations involved in the commission...


Canada Must Investigate and Revoke Charities Funding Israeli war crimes

It must be stressed that Mizrachi Canada is one of several Canadian charitable organizations that we are aware of which actively finance illegal Israeli settlement and/or military activity, in contravention of Canadian and international laws. They include: the Jewish Heritage...


Alberta Investment Management Corp. (AIMC): Investments in companies complicit with international law violations

The total for AIMC investments in the companies listed in the UN database and these other verified sources is $491 Million based on AIMC’s last filed Form 13F.


University Pension (Ontario): Investments in companies complicit with international law violations

The total for UNIVERSITY PENSION (ONTARIO) investments in the companies listed in the UN database and these other verified sources is at least $115 Million but as high as perhaps $250 Million based on UNIVERSITY PENSION (ONTARIO)’s most recent information.


Federal PSP: Investments in companies complicit with international law violations

The total for PSP investments in the companies listed in the UN database and these other verified sources is $635 Million based on PSP’s last filed Form 13F.


$25 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...


Cemetery of the Living: A Plea for the Rights of Palestinian Detainees Statement by the freed Palestinian detainee, Munther Amira

We were pleased to hear that Munther has been released, but stand in solidarity until all are freed. #FreeThemAll Read Munther's statement


UNAC Conference : Decolonization and the fight against Imperialism

Now is the time for us to come together as a movement to assess the period we are in and plan for the future . John Philpot for Just Peace Advocates board will be speaker. JPA is pleased to endorse...


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

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...


Formal Complaint submitted to CRA: HESEG Foundation & its patron foundation

The Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman Foundation, a charitable foundation began by the founders of HESEG, has provided over $43 million to HESEG over the last five years, and according to a recent ATIP, the Schwartz and Reisman Foundation provided...