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 contractor for the new migrant prison in Laval. Construction on the prison can now be expected to begin any day. The press conference aimed to send a clear message to Yannick Tisseur, president of Construction Tisseur: this is not a neutral project. By accepting this contract, you are taking sides, helping to deprive people of their freedom and safety. You are positioning yourself on the side of a violent system...

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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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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...

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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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