Call for local Actions: October 3rd, Day of Action against Canada’s Detention of Migrants

September 8, 2019
Call for local Actions: October 3rd, Day of Action against Canada’s Detention of Migrants

What: Multi-City Day of Action Against Migrant Detention When: October 3, 2019 Where: Pan-Canadian & international We are calling for actions on October 3rd that focus on Canada’s immigration detention infrastructure. Over the past two years, there has been an active struggle against the construction of a new prison for migrants planned for Laval, Québec. Opposition to this project has included many groups and tactics, each fighting in their own way for an end to Canada’s border and prison regimes. The anti-detention committee of Solidarity Across Borders has participated in this struggle by organizing demonstrations, workshops, press conferences, a...

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BRING ON THE NOISE: We won’t be silenced by the profiteers!

August 30, 2019

Noise Demo and Info-Picket against the New Migrant Prison Thursday, 5 September, noon to 1pm Outside offices of Lemay, 3500 St Jacques St, Montreal (right beside métro Lionel Groulx)...

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Tisseur turns to Courts in Bid to Silence Critics of New Migrant Prison

August 27, 2019
Tisseur turns to Courts in Bid to Silence Critics of New Migrant Prison

Montreal, 27 August 2019 — The Superior Court of Quebec has granted Construction Tisseur Inc. a legal injunction against the migrant justice network Solidarity Across Borders. Tisseur was awarded...

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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...

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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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