In 2017, Hydro-Quebec entered into a cyber-security cooperation agreement with Israel Electric Corporation (IEC).
For years, IEC has been complicit in severe abuses of Palestinian human rights. Continue Reading ›
As I previously reported, Canada’s Federal Court ruled in July 2019 that “product of Israel” labels on wines produced in Israel’s West Bank settlements are “false, misleading and deceptive.”
The basis of the Court’s ruling was simple and unassailable: the international community – including Canada’s own government – agrees that the West Bank is not part of Israel. As the Court was advised, the West Bank is not part of Israel even under Israel’s own domestic laws. Continue Reading ›
For The Real News, I spoke yesterday to author/activist Yves Engler about attempts by Canada’s Royal Canadian Mounted Police to intimidate Yves. Continue Reading ›
Marc Garneau, Canada’s Transport Minister, Refuses To Answer Questions About Canada’s Arms Deal With Saudis
Author-activist Yves Engler and I caught up with Minister Garneau this afternoon as the Minister departed a speaking engagement in Montreal. Continue Reading ›
Today, the RCMP and private security guards from the Hotel Bonaventure in Montreal blocked me and author-activist Yves Engler from attending a speech by Justin Trudeau.
(The video appearing at the end of this post shows what transpired as Yves and I sought to enter Trudeau’s speaking venue.) Continue Reading ›
Amnesty International and UN Special Rapporteur Call on Trudeau Government Not to Appeal Federal Court’s West Bank Wines Decision
Today, Amnesty International Canada and Professor Michael Lynk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur for the human rights situation in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, addressed a letter to Canada’s Attorney-General, David Lametti, Canada’s Minister of International Trade, James Carr, and Canada’s Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor Continue Reading ›