Endorsers for March 15: End Genocide Profiteering, Shame on Scotiabank

On Friday, March 15, “adopt” a Scotiabank branch and picket/ leaflet / shut it down! 

Endorsing Groups: 
BDS Vancouver-Coast Salish 
Canada Palestine Association 
Anakbayan BC 
BAYAN Canada 
Canada Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights 
Canadian BDS Coalition 
Friends of the Filipino People in Struggle 
Gabriela BC 
ILPS Canada 
Independent Jewish Voices – Vancouver 
Just Peace Advocates
Niagara Movement for Justice in Palestine-Israel (NMJPI) 
North Shore for Palestine
Ontario Palestinian Rights Association (OPRA)
Palestinian and Jewish Unity (PAJU)
Richmond4Palestine 

Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network 
Teachers for Palestine 
United in Struggle 
Vancouver Region CPC 

One hundred and fifty days into Israel’s latest genocidal massacre in Gaza, Canada’s political establishment remains wholly committed to providing diplomatic, military and economic support to Israel, even while the majority of people in this country support a ceasefire. … Read more

MARCH 15: SHUT DOWN GENOCIDE PROFITEERING! Shut Down Scotiabank

UPDATE: Check out the endorsers list for March 15 Day of Action.
On Friday, March 15, “adopt” a Scotiabank branch and picket/ leaflet / shut it down!

Over one hundred and forty days into Israel’s latest genocidal massacre in Gaza, Canada’s political establishment remains wholly committed to providing diplomatic, military and economic support to Israel, even while the majority of people in this country support a ceasefire. … Read more

CPA 2023 Year in Review – Forward to Return and Liberation!

Canada Palestine Association in Vancouver had another busy year in 2023, particularly during the last 3 months as we joined with forces all over the world to demand an end to the Israeli genocide in Gaza. From boycott campaigns (Scotiabank, Israeli wines) to Nakba75 to presentations with our indigenous brothers and sisters to weekly demos/rallies/marches/ since Oct. 7: all these actions were done to keep the voice and struggle of the Palestinians alive.… Read more

Photo/Video Highlights from Vancouver Nov. 18 Rally/March

Thousands were out again in downtown Vancouver on Nov. 18 to demand #CeasefireNow and an end to the genocide in Gaza. Free, free Palestine! (Cover photo by Michael YC Tseng)

Brief video clip of BDS Vancouver rep at the rally/march calling out Scotiabank for its complicity in Israeli war crimes, as the largest foreign investor in Elbit Systems.… Read more

Photo Gallery Week of Action: Shame on ScotiaBank, #ShutElbitDown


Check out these highlights from the week of action to denounce Scotiabank for being the largest foreign investor in Israeli arms company Elbit Systems. Activists from Montreal to Vancouver to BC’s Fraser Valley were out on the streets to demand that Scotiabank stop investing in Israeli war crimes. We know Scotiabank is feeling the pressure; in Montreal, they called the police for the picket and in Vancouver (for the second time) the branch mysteriously closed early before the activists’ arrival.… Read more

Shame on Scotiabank, #ShutElbitDown Picket

Saturday, September 23, 2 pm
1750 Manitoba St., Vancouver (False Creek Branch)

Join us on September 23 to highlight the complicity of Scotiabank in funding the killing of Palestinians.
Scotiabank is the largest foreign investor in the Israeli arms company Elbit Systems; their asset fund has invested half a billion dollars in an arms company whose weapons are routinely used to rain death and destruction on Palestinians.… Read more

Photo Gallery from Vancouver Events to say Shame on Scotiabank and #ShutElbitDown

 Vancouver activists were out on the streets on July 22 to say Shame on Scotiabank and #ShutElbitDown. Scotiabank is the largest foreign investor in Israeli arms company Elbit. Although usually open on Saturdays, the Scotiabank branch we marched to was mysteriously “temporarily closed” when we arrived to tell Scotiabank they have Palestinian blood on their hands.
We joined with BDS Vancouver, Samidoun Vancouver, Masar Badil and Bayan Canada to Stand With Palestine and denounce Canadian complicity in Israeli war crimes.… Read more

Vancouver Week of Action to #ShutElbitDown

Two great events coming up in Vancouver.
On July 18, join us for an important evening on Palestine, the struggle for justice — and the campaign to shut down Elbit Systems and its murderous drone force. Scotiabank, one of Canada’s biggest banks, is the largest foreign investor in Elbit Systems, which produces 85% of Israel’s killer drones used to target Palestinians for assassination in Gaza, Jenin and throughout occupied Palestine.… Read more

#StopScotiabank #ShutElbitDown

Join the campaign and send your letter now to tell Scotiabank to divest from Elbit Systems. Send letter here.

Activists across Canada join in the demand that Scotiabank divest immediately from Israeli arms company Elbit Systems.… Read more