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Public Letter “Not one cent of Canadian tax-dollars should be funding genocide”

Today a public letter was released challenging Canada's most significant contribution to Palestinian dispossession. “Stop Subsidizing Genocide” is signed by Gabor Mate, Yann Martel, Linda McQuaig, Roger Waters, Monia Mazigh, Desmond Cole, Libby Davies, Alex Neve Richard Falk, Michael Lynk,...


RELEASE: As Rafah burns, hundreds confront military and weapons company representatives at CANSEC arms fair in Ottawa

Ottawa -- A large protest is blocking the entrances to CANSEC, North America's biggest weapons and military convention. Hundreds of demonstrators are confronting representatives of Israeli and Canadian militaries and weapons companies over their complicity in the killing of more...


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...


Immediate release: LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO STOP ARMS EXPORTS TO ISRAEL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2024 le français suit LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO STOP ARMS EXPORTS TO ISRAEL TORONTO - A group of Canadian and Palestinian applicants have commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court against the Canadian government to stop arms...


Immediate release: Canada’s “Publicity Stunt” Over Gaza Condemned

PRESS RELEASE March 4, 2024 Contact Information: Palestinian Canadian Congress James Kafieh, Vice President james.kafieh@pcc-cpc.ca Canada’s “Publicity Stunt” Over Gaza Condemned Palestinian Canadian Congress (PCC) condemns the Liberal government’s plan to airdrop supplies into Gaza as being little more than a publicity stunt.  “Canada does have...


BREAKING: Canadians ramp up pressure on Trudeau and Joly with coordinated blockades of weapons manufacturers as UN calls for immediate arms embargo on Israel

“It’s been over a month since the International Court of Justice ruled that Israel is plausibly committing genocide in Gaza. Canada and other governments are on notice: by continuing to arm Israel, you are failing to meet your legal obligations...


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...