CJPME in the Media

2021


The changing role of Palestine in Canadian politics, Mondoweiss Podcast, September 9, 2021

Coalition Urges Voters to Consider Human Rights for Palestinians in Upcoming VoteCanada Talks Israel-Palestine, August 24, 2021


Canadian Relief Agency Refused Emergency Medical Support Donation for Palestine, Azeezah Kanji, Truthout, August 13, 2021


Canada Has Become A Rogue State On Israeli Apartheid, Michael Bueckert, Passage, June 30, 2021

The many forms of solidarity with the Palestinian peopleTalking Radical Radio, June 29, 2021

Labour Congress endorses embargo on arms sales to Israel; boycott on goods from the settlements, Steve Arnold, Canadian Jewish News, June 22, 2021


Green Party Exodus: Israel and anti-Semitism played role in key departures, Ron Csillag, The Canadian Jewish News, June 11 2021


Violence in Gaza and Israel has left behind a changed political landscape in Canada, Evan Dyer, CBC News, May 29 2021

The bloodied hands of the Canada-Israel drone warfare relationship, Matthew Behrens, Rabble, May 28 2021

This is the decades-long history behind the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Veronica Appia, May 26 2021

Anti-Maskers Are Co-Opting Palestinian Protests, Claiming Their Plight Is Similar, Mack Lamoureux, Vice, May 20 2021

Trudeau calls for ceasefire and pledges to work with international community to de-escalate Israel-Hamas conflict, Janice Dickson and Leila El Shennawy, Globe and Mail, May 18 2021

'Very disappointed with Canada's response': Palestine-Israel turmoil exposes Canada's 'empty both sides approach,' expert says, Sakeina Syed, Yahoo News, May 18, 2021

Jagmeet Singh calls for ending Canadian arms sales to Israel, Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada, May 13, 2021

CTV News Montreal at 11:30 for Monday, May 10, 2021. (Segment on Montreal rally for Palestinians in Jerusalem and against evictions in Sheikh Jarrah).


Politically sensitive ‘Made in Israel’ wine-labelling case sent back to food agency, Colin Perkel, Canadian Press (picked up by many outlets), May 7, 2021


Canada reviewing HRW Israel report; others heap scorn, Ron Csillag, Canadian Jewish News, April 28, 2021


University of Toronto faces revolt over meddling by pro-Israel donor, Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada, April 23, 2021


Canada’s NDP votes to end arms trade with Israel, Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada, April 13, 2021

Canada’s New Democratic Party passes motion to sanction Israel, Michael Arria, Mondoweiss, April 12, 2021

2021 NDP convention day two: Party takes a historic step on Palestine, Christo Aivalis, Canadian Dimension, April 10, 2021


Pro-Palestinian groups urge Canada to cancel purchase of Israeli drone, Umar A Farooq, Middle East Eye, March 17, 2021

Canadian NGO calls on Ottawa to cancel purchase of Israeli drone, Levon Sevunts, Radio Canada International, February 16, 2021

Justin Trudeau buys drones “tested” on Palestinians, Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, February 11, 2021

Canada: A human rights organization calls on the government not to buy drones from Israel, Al Jazeera (Arabic), January 30, 2021


Remembering the Québec City mosque attack: Islamophobia and Canada’s national amnesia, Jasmine Zine, The Conversation, January 29, 2021


Toutes les questions sont-elles bonnes à poser?, Christian Noël, Radio Canada, January 15, 2021

Le Bloc sommé de s’excuser pour ses allégations au sujet du ministre AlghabraHélène Buzzetti, Le Devoir, January 15, 2021


NDP MP’s post on Israeli vaccinations in West Bank sparks social media dust-up, Canadian Press (picked up by many outlets), January 4, 2021


2020


Yes, the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism is intended to censor political expression, Michael Bueckert, Canadian Dimension, December 31, 2020


Canada Announces More Funding for UNRWA, Ron Csillag, Canadian Jewish Record, December 22, 2020


Critics Worry Ontario Anti-Semitism Definition Will Stifle Criticism of Israel, Jack Hauen, QP Briefing, Oct 27, 2020

Ontario Endorses IHRA Definition of Antisemitism: Jewish Groups Approve; Others are Upset, Canadian Jewish Record, Oct 27, 2020


Criticizing Israel isn't anti-Semitic, say 80 percent of Canadians, Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada, Oct 15, 2020 


Annamie Paul's byelection defeat marks a crossroads for Green Party, Paris Marx, CBC Opinion, Oct 2, 2020


Canadians Overwhelmingly Want Israel Investigated For War Crimes, Michael Bueckert, Passage, Sept 28, 2020

New Poll: 84% of Canadians Want ICC Investigation into Israeli War CrimesPalestine Chronicle, Sept 18, 2020

84% of Canadians want ICC probe into Israel war crimes, Middle East Monitor, Sept 18, 2020

84 percent of Canadians want war crimes probe into Israel, Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada, Sept 17, 2020

84% of Canadians think the ICC should investigate Israeli officials over alleged war crimes, Michael Arria, Mondoweiss, Sept 16, 2020 


Conflit israélo-palestinien: les médias jettent par-dessus bord les règles élémentaires d'impartialité et d'équité, Michel Seymour, Ricochet, September 9, 2020


Canada is wrong to welcome the UAE-Israel deal, Michael Bueckert, Canadian Dimension, Sept 9, 2020


National Survey Explores Canadian Views on Israel, Candice Bodnaruk, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Oct 2020

Canadians Opposed to Annexation, Poll Suggests, Ron Csillag, Canadian Jewish Record, June 26, 2020

Dozens of MPs join pledge demanding strong opposition to West Bank annexation, Tom Ross, 660 News, July 17, 2020

Canadian lawmakers urge sanctions over Israeli annexation plans, Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, July 7, 2020

Trudeau’s response to Israeli annexation is already failing, Michael Bueckert, Ricochet, June 22, 2020

Majority of Canadians want their government to oppose annexation, almost half want sanctions on Israel, Michael Arria, Mondoweiss, June 18, 2020


Canada's attacks on free speech may have cost it a seat on the Security Council, Candice Bodnaruk, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, August-September 2020

With annexation looming, Canada’s UNSC upset is bad news for Israel, US, Tovah Lazaroff, Jerusalem Post, June 20, 2020

Selon un sondage, les Canadiens veulent du Canada plus de fermeté envers Israël, Stéphane Parent, Radio Canada International, 18 juin 2020

Canada must learn from its UN Security Council defeat, Thomas Woodley, Rabble, June 18, 2020

Canada loses its bid for seat on UN Security Council, Kathleen Harris, CBC, June 17, 2020


Céline Dion urged not to perform in Israel by Canadian advocacy group, Rachel Lau, CTV Montreal, Feb 19, 2020


2019


Canada again votes at UN to back Palestinian self-determination, Melissa Kent, CBC, Dec 18, 2019

New foreign affairs minister Champagne faces uphill battle in Canada's bid for UN Security Council seat, Jesse Synder, National Post, Nov 21, 2019

Canada reverses UN stance on Palestinians in break with U.S. over settlements, Evan Dyer, CBC, Nov 19, 2019


The Liberal Government's Troubled Relationship With The 'Rule Of Law', Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, March 3, 2019

Canada Can't Wait Any Longer To Advance Fight To End Islamophobia, Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, March 18, 2019

Liberals Lack The Political Will To Truly Push A Feminist Foreign Policy, Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, March 3, 2019


2018


London, Ont., physician Tarek Loubani shot in leg near Gaza border, Paula Duhatschek, CBC, May 15, 2018


Don't Expect Canadian Heritage's Flawed Racism Consultation To Find Answers, Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, Oct 29, 2018

Muslims Shouldn't Have To Wait For Government Action On Islamophobia, Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, March 27, 2018

When Will Canadians Get The Anti-Islamophobia Measures They Want?, Miranda Gallo, Huffington Post blog, Feb 7, 2018

Canadians less tolerant of Muslims than other religions: survey, Global News, Feb 6, 2018


2017


EKOS Poll: Canada should support Israeli sanctions, not demonize them, Murray Dobbin, Canadian Dimension, April 5, 2017

66% of Canadians say sanctions on Israel would be ‘reasonable’: poll, Rahul Kalvapalle, Global News, March 4, 2017

Poll: Canadians supportive of boycott and sanctions against Israel, Derrick O'Keefe, Ricochet, March 2, 2017

Canadians don’t share Justin Trudeau’s pro-Israel stance — poll, Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada, Feb 21, 2017

Pro-Israel Government Policies Don't Speak For Most Canadians, Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, Feb 17, 2017


Canada Must Do More Than Just Throw Money At Palestinian Refugees, Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, August 18, 2017

Flip-Flop On West Bank Wines Decision Betrays Canadian Consumers, Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, July 14, 2017

What Is It About Direct Flights To Beirut That Scares Trudeau?, Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, July 11, 2017


2016


Canada's Palestinian Refugee Aid Is Essential For Middle East Peace, Thomas Woodley, Huffington Post blog, November 22, 2016


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