Tisseur Protest Kicks off Fall of Action against New Migrant Prison in Laval

August 22, 2019
Tisseur Protest Kicks off Fall of Action against New Migrant Prison in Laval

VAL-DAVID, August 22 2019 – A network of over 80 organizations opposed to the construction of a new prison for migrants in Laval kicked off a fall of action this Thursday with an information-picket at the headquarters of the project’s general contractor in Val David. Construction Tisseur Inc. was awarded the contract to oversee construction of the new prison in July. It began work on the site on August 5th, despite sustained opposition by organizations determined to block the project. Video of the action: https://www.facebook.com/CiteSansFrontieres/videos/2432737270140248 “Let’s be clear – by agreeing to work on this project, Tisseur is profiting...

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22 August – Protest the new migrant prison

August 10, 2019
22 August – Protest the new migrant prison

Join us for the first of a series of public actions in opposition to the new Laval migrant prison! These actions will take place on Thursdays at noon at...

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Poetry, Painting, Pinatas and Pumpkin Muffins against Prisons: Temporary Land Occupation in Laval

July 31, 2019
Poetry, Painting, Pinatas and Pumpkin Muffins against Prisons: Temporary Land Occupation in Laval

On July 27th, migrant justice activists held a picnic on the site where the Canadian government proposes building a new prison for migrants in Laval. Surrounded by prisons, the...

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General Contractor Announced: Take Action against the New Migrant Prison

July 17, 2019
General Contractor Announced: Take Action against the New Migrant Prison

A press conference was held on Monday July 15th in Laval in response to the announcement of Construction Tisseur Inc, a small company based in Val-David, Québec, as general...

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Canada Day: Migrant Justice Movements Outraged by Trudeau’s Move to Exclude Refugees

July 1, 2019
Canada Day: Migrant Justice Movements Outraged by Trudeau’s Move to Exclude Refugees

Montreal / Halifax, 1 July 2019 – Solidarity Across Borders and No One Is Illegal – Halifax/K’jipuktuk are speaking out against an underhanded attack on refugees and migrants in...

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Montreal is neither a Sanctuary City nor safe for Undocumented Migrants

June 25, 2019
Montreal is neither a Sanctuary City nor safe for Undocumented Migrants

On June 5th, the City of Montréal announced the adoption of a new policy, “Access to Municipal Services without Fear.” Solidarity across Borders does not think that this policy...

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Status 4 All Annual Demonstration: Building a Solidarity City Together!

May 31, 2019
Status 4 All Annual Demonstration: Building a Solidarity City Together!

STATUS FOR ALL! BUILDING A SOLIDARITY CITY TOGETHER! Festive March (and picnic!): Bring your children June 16 2019 at 2:30 PM Parc Nelson Mandela (Métro Plamondon) Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/862684417413089/...

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