No to a New Prison for Refugees and Migrants in Laval

May 14, 2019
No to a New Prison for Refugees and Migrants in Laval

add your name or the name of your organization here We, the undersigned groups and individuals, are joining the struggle to stop the construction of a new prison for migrants in Laval, scheduled to open in 2021. In 2016, the Canadian government announced the construction of two new prisons for migrants – one near Vancouver and one near Montreal – and more money for “alternatives to detention.” The announcement was made in response to broad public outrage against Canada’s imprisonment of refugees and migrants, sparked by hunger strikes by migrant detainees protesting their indefinite detention. The Liberal government presents...

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Background: Immigration Detention in Canada and the New Refugee Prison in Laval

May 14, 2019

Is the imprisonment of migrants in Canada new? No. Canada has detained migrants and refugees since it was founded as a state, inheriting the practice from England, which used...

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Abolishing Prisons, Restoring Justice

April 19, 2019
Abolishing Prisons, Restoring Justice

A panel on prison abolition and restorative justice models https://www.facebook.com/events/2235256576791357 Saturday, 11 May 2019 at 2pm H1220, 12th floor, Concordia University, 1455 de Maisonneuve West (Guy-Concordia metro) In settings...

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Urgent to Act: Canada trying to Close its Land Border to Refugees

April 18, 2019
Urgent to Act: Canada trying to Close its Land Border to Refugees

–> 23 to 30 April: Week of Action against Bill C-97’s Anti-Immigrant Provisions –> 20 to 27 May: Week of Action against Safe Third Country Agreement / to Open...

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Rage for Lucy: Bring Her Back! No More Detentions and Deportations!

April 15, 2019
Rage for Lucy: Bring Her Back! No More Detentions and Deportations!

One year after the deportation of Lucy Granados, Montreal community gathers to denounce racist and colonial immigration system and demand her return. Photos here! On April 13th, friends and...

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Call to Action: Open the Borders

April 8, 2019
Call to Action: Open the Borders

updated April 2019 Since 2017, tens of thousands of people have entered Canada from the US at irregular border crossings, seeking a safe haven. People continue to arrive, every...

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Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (30 May)

April 7, 2019
Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (30 May)

(If you need to get in touch beforehand, please contact us by e-mail at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com.) Thursday, 30 May, 6:30pm-8:30pm 7378 Lajeunesse St. (Jean Talon metro) * if you are...

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