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Immediate release: Trudeau Envoy supported fired Minister after racist outburst

Amidst a chorus of voices decrying BC Post-Secondary Education minister Selina Robinson’s anti-Palestinian racism she was forced from cabinet yesterday. Ignored in the controversy is the implication of the government’s Special Envoy on Combating Antisemitism Deborah Lyons.


Immediate Release: Arms Exports to Israel Violate Canadian and International Law, Says Canadian and Palestinian Coalition to Federal Government

On January 28, a coalition of Canadians and Palestinians wrote to Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly demanding that the federal government immediately halt all exports and transfers of Canadian military goods and technology to Israel.


Press conference, Jan, 10th at 12 NOON EST: Trudeau must support South Africa’s ICJ submission

On Wednesday, January 10 at 12 NOON EST, South Africa’s High Commissioner, Palestine’s ambassador, legal experts and others will participte in a press conference to call on Canada to endorse South Africa’s request for the International Court of Justice...


Release: A Christian Palestinian Arab Semite from Nazareth denied the right to return since 1948

The hardships facing Palestinians in the occupied Gaza Strip, only 73 kilometres away from Bethlehem, remind us of the hardships faced when the Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus in Bethlehem – and it is therefore incumbent on all people...


Release: Picketers interrupt the morning shift at Pratt & Whitney, aerospace giant that supplies engines for Israel’s drones and war planes

On Tuesday morning, more than two hundred workers and union members from across the GTA picketed the Mississauga manufacturing plant of defence contractor Pratt & Whitney Canada. As Israel pursues its deadly assault on Gaza for a third month,...


Immediate release: Canadian civil society groups release “Peace for Climate Justice” declaration for COP 28

The Canada-Wide Peace and Justice Network (CWPJN), a coalition of 45 peace and anti-war groups across the country, released a “Peace for Climate Justice” declaration in advance of the thematic day dedicated to peace at the climate summit in Dubai,...


Immediate release: “Canada Stop Arming Israel”: Workers block entrance to Toronto company arming Israeli military

Specializing in security and defense, INKAS highlights in press materials that their Israeli division has "supplied the government of Israel with more command & control units than any other supplier in history." This is against the backdrop of Canada awarding...


Release: Jagmeet Singh must withdraw from conference with advocates of genocidal violence against Palestinians

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is scheduled to speak at a large anti-Palestinian gathering beginning tomorrow, Monday, October 15, in Ottawa. The two-day conference organized by the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and the Canada’s Jewish Federations is co-sponsored...


Immediate Release: Canada joins Global Week of Action to End War in Ukraine, October 1-8, 2023

The Canada-Wide Peace & Justice Network, made up of 49 organizations across Canada, is coordinating actions in eleven cities across Canada as part of the Global Week of Action to End War in Ukraine, October 1-8. The Global Week of...


Immediate release: Canada seeks to block World Court advisory opinion on Palestine 

Canada has made a written submission to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) calling on the court to not fulfill a legal request from the United Nations General Assembly. On December 30, 2022, the General Assembly passed a resolution asking the ICJ to provide an advisory opinion on the...