Building Solidarity From South Africa to Palestine

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2011
Time: 7:00pm

Location: Maritime Labour Centre • 1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver (Victoria and Triumph, two blocks north of Hastings St.)
Admission: Free (donations appreciated to help cover costs of the tour)

A pan-Canadian trade union speaking tour featuring:

Dr. Amjad Barham
President, Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors
and Employees (PFUUPE)

Tahir Sema
National spokesperson, South African Union of Municipal Workers (SAMWU)

Panel facilitated by Deborah Bourque, Coordinator of Policy and

Planning for the Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU)

FREE PUBLIC EVENT, donations appreciated to help cover costs of the tour
(Free childcare on-site – call 604-779-7430.… Read more

Date: Sunday, May 29, 2011
Time: 7:00pm

Location: Maritime Labour Centre • 1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver (Victoria and Triumph, two blocks north of Hastings St.)
Admission: Free (donations appreciated to help cover costs of the tour)

A pan-Canadian trade union speaking tour featuring:

Dr. Amjad Barham
President, Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors
and Employees (PFUUPE)

Tahir Sema
National spokesperson, South African Union of Municipal Workers (SAMWU)

Panel facilitated by Deborah Bourque, Coordinator of Policy and

Planning for the Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU)

FREE PUBLIC EVENT, donations appreciated to help cover costs of the tour
(Free childcare on-site – call 604-779-7430.… Read more

Picket the JNF Dinner in Vancouver

Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2011
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver (W. Georgia and Howe)

NO to Dispossession of the Palestinians

Join the picket outside the “Jewish National Fund” (JNF) Negev Gala Dinner on June 16, 2011 at 5 pm at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver (W. Georgia and Howe). The racist and discriminatory policies of the JNF have been well documented (http://www.stopthejnf.org/) and are of particular concern here in Canada due to the creation of “Canada Park” on the ruins of 3 Palestinian villages in the occupied West Bank.Read more

Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2011
Time: 5:00pm
Location: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver (W. Georgia and Howe)

NO to Dispossession of the Palestinians

Join the picket outside the “Jewish National Fund” (JNF) Negev Gala Dinner on June 16, 2011 at 5 pm at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver (W. Georgia and Howe). The racist and discriminatory policies of the JNF have been well documented (http://www.stopthejnf.org/) and are of particular concern here in Canada due to the creation of “Canada Park” on the ruins of 3 Palestinian villages in the occupied West Bank.Read more

May 15th: Vancouver Rally to Commemorate the Nakba

Date: Sunday, May 15
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: Vancouver Public Library (350 West Georgia Street)

On May 15, 1948 David Ben Gurion proclaimed the establishment of the state of Israel. This is day for the Palestinian people is know as the Nakba and every year since then, they’ve been commemorating it hoping that they would return to their homelands one day.… Read more

Date: Sunday, May 15
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: Vancouver Public Library (350 West Georgia Street)

On May 15, 1948 David Ben Gurion proclaimed the establishment of the state of Israel. This is day for the Palestinian people is know as the Nakba and every year since then, they’ve been commemorating it hoping that they would return to their homelands one day.… Read more