Events

(29 April) BLOC PARTY FOR MIGRANT JUSTICE!

(29 April) BLOC PARTY FOR MIGRANT JUSTICE!

art + resistance , music, social justice, fanfare and more! Saturday, April 29, 2pm Café Artère, 7000 Avenue du Parc (métro Parc) Welcome to all! Free. Childcare available on-site, but note that there will be explicit lyrics. Get in touch about accessibilty needs. The Bloc Party for Migrant Justice combines Hip Hop, activism, im/migrant experiences, and diverse communities in creating an inclusive, intergenerational event to celebrate stories of struggle and victories with the neighborhood of Parc Extension. The brass and percussion of Urban Science Brass Band (part of the Urban Science family) will be there getting the crowd hyped,...

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(May 1st) Open the Borders! Anti-Fascist Contingent for May Day

(May 1st) Open the Borders! Anti-Fascist Contingent for May Day

Gather at 5pm at metro Frontenac, departure at 5:30 sharp. We will go to join the downtown protest. In the face of xenophobia and the growth of the far right, we need a people’s response. Our class does not recognize states or borders. Solidarity with all workers, no matter what their status. This autonomous contingent celebrates the immigrant, anarchist, working class history of May Day, commemorating the Haymarket Martyrs of Chicago, and ongoing struggles, particularly immigrant working class struggles, for justice and dignity. We oppose deportations and detentions, and we call for Open Borders. This autonomous contingent is supported...

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(7 May) Bikes Against Borders

(7 May) Bikes Against Borders

Sunday, May 7th from 10am to 6pm Right to Move / la Voie Libre, Guy-Concordia metro map Right to Move/Solidarity Across Borders Bike Repair Fundraiser Extravaganza! Spring is here: the season to take a look at the bikes we put away all those months ago and get them ready for another season of riding through the city dodging cars and skateboarders. Is your bike looking a little worse for wear? Flat tires? Rusty chain? Making squeaking noises you can’t quite identify? Are you impatient to have it ready to ride, but don’t have time to work on it yourself?...

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Friday: CSIS and Systemic Islamophobia in Canada (April 14)

Friday: CSIS and Systemic Islamophobia in Canada (April 14)

CSIS and Systemic Islamophobia in Canada Solidarity across Borders and the Canadian Anti-Islamophobia Collective invite you to an information and awareness-raising event on systemic Islamophobia carried out by the Canadian secret services (CSIS) against members of the Muslim community and members of migrant communities.

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Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (27 April)

Mutual Aid Night For Migrants (27 April)

(If you need to get in touch beforehand, please contact us by e-mail at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com.) Thursday, 27 April, 6:30pm-8:30pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, # 204 (Guy-Concordia metro) map: http://goo.gl/maps/YgaNi   * if you are facing deportation (failed refugee claim, criminal record, non-renewal of visa, etc) * if you are having difficulties accessing services because of immigration status * if you want to connect with others struggling with precarious immigration status … Come out to this free mutual aid night to discuss options, share strategies, gather information, learn about resources, and break the isolation. We will summarize legal proceedings and basic options, share resources, answer...

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TRUMP, YOU’RE NOT WELCOME! A Call to Resist & Disrupt Trump’s State Visit to Canada (2017)

TRUMP, YOU’RE NOT WELCOME! A Call to Resist & Disrupt Trump’s State Visit to Canada (2017)

TRUMP, YOU’RE NOT WELCOME! A Call to Resist & Disrupt Trump’s State Visit to Canada Date: Some time in early 2017, after January 20 Where: Likely Ottawa or nearby, details to be confirmed. Please post and share this callout widely. – web: https://trumpunwelcoming.org – fb: www.facebook.com/events/359917574358074 – en français: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/fr/stoptrump – en español: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/es/stoptrump —– This is a callout for anti-capitalist and anti-colonial resistance, rooted in a spirit of solidarity and mutual support, respecting a diversity of tactics. Canada is usually the first foreign visit of a newly-elected US President and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invited US President-elect Donald...

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Report-back from the Emergency “Open the Borders!” Demonstration against Donald Trump and the Far-Right (January 28)

Report-back from the Emergency “Open the Borders!” Demonstration against Donald Trump and the Far-Right  (January 28)

Report-back from the Emergency “Open the Borders!” Demonstration against Donald Trump and the Far-Right  (January 28, 2017) Immediately on hearing about Donald Trump’s anti-migrant, anti-Muslim executive orders last week, Solidarity Across Borders and the Resist Trump Network called an emergency demonstration to denounce these measures, and to expose the hypocrisy of the Trudeau government. Here are some of the necessary and straightforward demands articulated at the modest demonstration: i) immediately open the Canadian-USA border to all migrants from the USA into Canada; ii) immediately cancel the Safe 3rd Country Agreement with the USA; iii) implement an ongoing, comprehensive and...

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Montreal- DC Anti-Border Solidarity Caravan (January 19-21, 2017)

Montreal- DC Anti-Border Solidarity Caravan (January 19-21, 2017)

Montreal- DC Anti-Border Solidarity Caravan Protest Donald Trump’s Inauguration (January 19-21, 2017) Donate and/or Participate! Donald Trump will be inaugurated on January 20, 2017. There will be protests against Donald Trump organized by DC-based community groups. Let’s show solidarity from Montreal by driving down together to oppose the sexist, racist, Islamophobic, far-right politics the Trump administration represents. A border may divide us and our comrades in the south, but our struggle is global. We resist not just Trump’s inauguration, but unapologetically stand against the politics of border imperialism as well. We are organizing a Montreal-DC Anti-Border Caravan. We would...

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Undocumented Women Speak: Trudeau Has Failed Us!

Undocumented Women Speak: Trudeau Has Failed Us!

Press release Undocumented Women Speak: Trudeau Has Failed Us! 3 December 2016, Montréal – In November 2015, the Non-Status Women’s Collective sent an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In their letter, they described the extreme precarity in which non-status women live and asked him to take a position on the situation of non-status people in Canada. One year later, they have still not received a response. In the face of government indifference, non-status women are addressing the public at large to denounce the arbitrariness of Canada’s immigration system and its particularly negative impact on women, determined to...

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Building a Solidarity City Together! Workshop & Presentation (November 3)

Building a Solidarity City Together! Workshop & Presentation (November 3)

Building a Solidarity City Together! A Community Workshop and Presentation Thursday, November 3, 7pm-9pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 (métro Guy-Concordia) Free. Welcome to all. Childcare available on site. Translation (French-English). Wheelchair accessible venue. Learn more about migrant justice organizing in Montreal, and the campaign to build a Solidarity City.This presentation and workshop, open to all, is intended to provide context and background to the Solidarity City campaign of Solidarity Across Borders, and to encourage the participation of more organizations, groups and individuals. A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty...

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New members meeting & orientation. Join us! (November 13)

New members meeting & orientation. Join us! (November 13)

SOLIDARITY ACROSS BORDERS New Members Orientation Against deportations, detentions and double punishment!  Organizing for the regularization of all non-status persons!  Together, let’s build a Solidarity City! Join us! Sunday, November 13, 1pm to 3pm 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Suite 204 (métro Guy-Concordia) This orientation will provide an overview of Solidarity Across Borders’ history, vision and structure; including our demands and internal decision-making processes. While this workshop is structured for new members of SAB, anyone who wants to get involved with SAB is welcome to join. We mobilize around these main demands: an end to deportations and detentions, abolition of...

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Solidarity Across Borders Autumn Assembly & Community Brunch (October 16)

Solidarity Across Borders Autumn Assembly & Community Brunch (October 16)

Notice to Solidarity Across Borders members: Mark you calendars for our next general assembly and community brunch! Solidarity Across Borders Autumn Assembly & Community Brunch SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 11am: Solidarity Across Borders Committees 12:30pm: Community Brunch 2pm-4pm: Continuation of Assembly: Proposals and Discussion (read more about the format below) Location: 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor, near métro Guy-Concordia Free childcare and kids activities on-site. Bring your kids! Translation available for English, French & Spanish. The building is accessible to people using wheelchairs. Limited métro tickets available for people with low incomes. Please get in touch about any accessibility...

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