Events

June 18: Open the borders! Status for All! March for justice and dignity for all migrants and refugees

June 18: Open the borders! Status for All! March for justice and dignity for all migrants and refugees

OPEN THE BORDERS! STATUS FOR ALL! SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017 March for justice and dignity for all migrants and refugees 2pm: GATHERING / STARTING POINT Nelson Mandela Park (Plamondon metro) Victoria Avenue, between Vézina and Barclay We will march through the neighborhood of Côte-des-Neiges. Following tradition, this march is family friendly! Kids of all ages are welcome. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. www.solidarityacrossborders.org Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1841226389534614/ —– Join us for the annual Status For All demonstration, organized by Solidarity Across Borders and friends. Since 2004, we have marched annually in the streets of Montreal. This year,...

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Solidarity Across Borders’ New Members Orientation Workshop

Solidarity Across Borders’ New Members Orientation Workshop

** Please note that there has been a change in location ** Sunday, June 4th, 1pm-3pm at the Centre for Gender Advocacy 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, office #404 (Metro Guy-Concordia, Guy exit) Against deportations, detentions and double punishment!  Organizing for the regularization of all non-status persons! Together, let’s build a Solidarity City! Join us! On June 4 we will be holding an introductory workshop for new members or people interested in joining Solidarity Across Borders.  This orientation will provide an overview of Solidarity Across Borders’ history, vision and structure; including our demands and internal decision-making processes.  We’ll then present...

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Solidarity City Theme Room at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (May 28)

Solidarity City Theme Room at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair (May 28)

Solidarity City Theme Room at the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair on Sunday, May 28, 2017, 11am-5pm Room #125, CÉDA, 2515 rue Delisle info: www.anarchistbookfair.ca Free. Welcome to all. Accessible to people using wheelchairs. Childcare and Kids activities on-site. Whisper Translation (English, French, Spanish) Schedule-in-brief: 11am: Building A Solidarity City Together! (Mylène & Jaggi) 1pm: No Wall They Can Build: Confronting the US-Mexico Border Wall (Raúl Alcaraz Ochoa) 3pm: Trouble #3: Refugees Welcome (sub.Media) Organized by the Solidarity City Committee of Solidarity Across Borders. ——- 11am-1pm: Building A Solidarity/Sanctuary City Together! Workshop & Discussion (FR) Room #125, CÉDA,...

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Building a Solidarity City Conference: Workshop Schedule and Descriptions

Building a Solidarity City Conference: Workshop Schedule and Descriptions

SCHEDULE – SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017 All events at 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor Conference info: http://bit.ly/SolidarityCityMay20 Pre-registration is encouraged (but not required): http://bit.ly/2pJO6OP – 10am-10:45am: Opening Plenary: Building a Real Sanctuary/Solidarity City Together, with presentations – Room H-763 – 10:45am-12:30pm: 1st series of Workshops & Discussions (full descriptions below) a) Education for All! (Collectif éducation sans frontières) – Room H-763 b) Between the individual and the collective: What are the actions and resources to act? (Health Care For All Committee) – Room H-767 c) Open the Borders: Cross-Border Solidarity from...

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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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(14 May) Picnic Mothers against Borders Mothers Day

(14 May) Picnic Mothers against Borders Mothers Day

Access for All! Status for All! No One Is Illegal! https://www.facebook.com/events/115756958986038/ Sunday, 14 May 2017, 2pm Jarry Parc (metro Castelnau), near the Gazebo See you there, rain or shine! * Delicious, free food! * Art workshops, info-table, music, kids’ activities! * Fun & solidarity! –> If you are interested in organizing an art/craft workshop, game, sport, kids’ activity for the picnic, please get in touch at femmes.sans.statuts@gmail.com. –> Guests are invited to come with a small toast to celebrate the courage and strength of mothers against the violence of borders: a poem, a testimony, song. –> Any special dietary...

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(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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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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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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