Just Peace Advocates/Mouvement pour une Paix Juste

Make a Palestinian Heritage Day in Canada a Reality

 Petition to the Government of Canada

Thanks to the over 1500 people who signed this petition.  It was closed when the writ was dropped, however, we will look at moving forward with another petition early in the new government administration.


We, the undersigned, residents of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to name November 29, every year, Palestinian Heritage Day.

Thank you to Alexandre Boulerice NDP member of  parliament for Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie in Quebec for sponsoring this petition calling for naming November 29th each year Palestinian Heritage Day.

Click HERE to add your signature to the call which reads:



We recognize the significant contributions that Palestinian Canadians have made to the Canadian society, the richness of the Palestinian culture, and the importance of education; and

We reflect on the contributions of the Palestinian culture for future generations.

We, the undersigned, residents of Canada, call upon the Government of Canada to name November 29, every year, Palestinian Heritage Day.


SHARE on Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, Email and other means to get as many signatures as possible. The petition can be found HERE


The petition will remain up until midnight August 13, 2019.


The petition will be presented in the House of Commons, and with many signatures, it will send a clear message of the importance of establishing a Palestinian Heritage Day.

We you will  also share information about Palestinians who have made contributions to the Canadian society.  These will be featured over the coming weeks on this page.

Send these to info@justpeaceadvocates.ca

Together lets we celebrate the richness of Palestinian culture and its contributions to Canadian society through a kaleidoscope of words and images.

Those organizations would would like to endorse this petition and share with their membership are invited to contact info@justpeaceadvocates.ca so they can be added to this page.