Open Letter to Opposition Leader Stockwell Day

Dear Mr. Day:

We were outraged at the “Alliance” statement issued in your name and the name of the opposition Foreign Affairs critic Monte Solberg on Oct. 9, 2000, criticizing the Canadian Government for voting with UN Security Council Resolution 1322. Resolution 1322 condemned the “acts of violence, especially the excessive use of force against Palestinians, resulting in injury and loss of human life” during the last two weeks.… Read more

Open Letter to the B.C. Organization to Fight Racism (BCOFR) regarding the CJC

An open letter from CPA to the B.C. Organization to Fight Racism (BCOFR) regarding their relationship with the Zionist organization, the “Canadian Jewish Congress” (CJC).

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CPA sent an open letter to the BCOFR Executive Committee on the same subject prior to the November 18th, 1981 letter being issued:
Original letter to BCOFR EXECUTIVERead more

1976 PLO Meeting in Vancouver

Here is an archival look at what Palestinian activists were doing in Vancouver in 1976. A Palestine Liberation Organization PLO delegation was attending the UN Habitat Conference, after several attempts to block their participation. The local community organized several events to bring the Palestinian voice to a broader sector of Canadian society, from films and exhibits to a major public meeting that highlighted Shafiq al-Hout as the keynote speaker and poetry by Mahmoud Darwish.… Read more