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 the Liberal government’s omnibus budget bill (C-97), which passed on June 20. Despite Trudeau’s usual rhetoric of diversity and welcoming newcomers on Canada Day, Canada is closing its doors on thousands more refugees under C-97 reforms. “This attack on refugees and migrants signifies the escalation of a racist and exclusionary immigration policy, which goes hand and hand with the ongoing genocide of Indigenous peoples by the Canadian state,” said Stacey...

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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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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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