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OUT OF SIGHT: Ending Canada’s Armed Drone Purchase

Join us for a panel and Q&A on Canada's proposed armed drone purchase. The Canadian military is currently picking a contender for up to 5 billion CAD worth of armed drones. Join us to learn more from experts in...


30+ Civil Society Groups to Canadian Heritage: Ditch Controversial Antisemitism Definition from Granting Procedures

Just Peace Advocates has joined together with 30+ other Canadian organizations to call on the federal government to abandon prospective measures that would integrate a controversial antisemitism definition into granting procedures of the Department of Canadian Heritage (PCH). Signatories...


Lawyers sign statement calling FIFA to suspend Israel Football Association

Israel has violated the principles of FIFA in a variety of ways that would normally warrant disciplinary actions and even a suspension of its membership. However, the politics of FIFA have prevented the organization in the past from taking...


Sabeel spoke as “the Palestine” Global Partner of the United Church of Canada, but did the church hear?

The United Church of Canada (UCC) during its 44th General Council in July 2022 once again sidelined justice for Palestine, even as it global partner Sabeel Jerusalem said “one day under occupation is too long” to deny naming this injustice. After much posturing to...


Just Peace Advocates in solidarity with Jenin

On January 26, 2023, the Israeli military carried out a massacre in Jenin. It was very much a deliberate callback to the 2002 Jenin massacre.


RBC Prevails in holding unethical investment in Palantir despite stocks plummeting 70%

In 2021, over 10,000 letters were sent to RBC asking for them to break relations with Palantir Technologies Inc (PTI). Since that time, the values of the RBC’s holding of Palantir has plummeted dropping about 70% of its late 2021 value.


Canadian Taxpayers should not be subsiding settler colonialism and its military

Recently Khaled Mouammar and Rabbi David Mivasair submitted a detailed complaint to the CRA concerning Ne’eman Foundation Canada. See January 26, 2023 webinar, and information provided during the webinar.


Colonialism is Not Charity: Defunding Palestinian racism

“Colonialism is not charity” will explore what may be Canada’s most important contribution to Palestinian dispossession. Under the cover of charity, organizations are bilking Canadian taxpayers to fund the Israeli colonial project. This webinar will look at efforts to...


What is required of our church to be in solidarity with Palestine? Jonathan Kuttab speaking (Toronto) virtually Jan. 29

Jonathan Kuttab, cofounder and board member of Just Peace Advocates will be preaching on "What is required of our church to be in solidarity with Palestine"" in Toronto (in person and virtual). He will then be leading discussion following...


Release: Rallies planned across the country to call on Trudeau government to drop the F-35 deal

Actions are being planned across the country this weekend to call on the Trudeau government to cancel its procurement of 16 Lockheed Martin F-35 joint strike fighters for $7 billion. The Canadian Press reported before Christmas that the...