Tag Archive for Canada

Canada: Another teacher union votes to support BDS

The teacher’s union at Dawson College, Quebec’s largest CEGEP, recently voted in favour of the Fédération nationale des enseignantes et des enseignants du Quebec’s (FNEEQ) decision to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. While the Fédération…

Quebec union supports BDS campaign

One of Quebec’s largest trade union bodies, the Montreal Central Council of the CSN, adopted at their congress on 21 May, a resolution (see below) supporting the international campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.  CSN is believed to…

Canadian union decries joint Canada-Israel stamp

This report comes from JTA: The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is refusing to put its stamp of approval on the first-ever postage stamp issued jointly by Canada and Israel. Unveiled last month, the international rate stamp commemorates 60 years…

Canada’s largest union to debate Israel/Palestine

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is holding its convention this week.  On the agenda are no fewer than 25 resolutions on international affairs (as opposed to the British TUC which had only 3) and these include important subjects…

Canada’s largest union to debate Israel boycott call

Canada’s largest trade union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), is to debate the question of Israel and the Palestinians at its National Convention next month in Montreal.  Among the four resolutions submitted is one which calls for the…

Canada: Union-backed boycott bid defeated

Canada’s leading supplier of outdoor clothing and equipment voted down a resolution that would have boycotted Israeli products, according to reports. A spokesman for the Mountain Equipment Co-op chain said the Israel resolution was defeated by more than half of…

TUFI Update – March 2009

International Trade Union News: Union leader refuses to support Israel boycott International Trade Union News: CUPE National opposes local union resolution Trade Union News: ICTU re-launch year-old delegation report British Trade Union News: Scottish trade union delegation to Israel and…