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This petition is based on Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT) research which reveals that in 2011, the CPP had about $1.5 billion worth of shares in 66 large, international companies that supply Israel with military, police, surveillance and/or prison-related products and services. This research is published as issue #66 of COAT’s 54-page magazine, Press for Conversion! This issue is called:
“Profiting from Israeli Apartheid:
CPP Investments in Corporations Supporting Israel’s Military/Police/Surveillance/Prison Industrial Complex (Part 1)”
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Click above to learn more about this campaign and how you can get involved. There’s lots to do, online or off. From asking groups to endorse the campaign, to letterwriting or song writing, from attending CPPIB meetings to holding educational events or protests, from gathering signatures on paper petitions, to putting up posters or distributing written materials, there’s no shortage of ways to help. Please get involved.
Please distribute copies of COAT report to friends, colleagues, journalists, fund managers, politicians, etc. And, please subscribe to COAT’s publication so that you’ll receive “Profiting from Israeli Apartheid” and other issues of COAT publication, Press for Conversion!
The COAT website has a wealth of material on diverse anti-war issues. For instance you can read dozens of previous issues of COAT’s magazine online! You can also find data on Canadian military exports to the Middle East or peruse a database revealing billions in Canadian weapons contracts to the United States.