Events

(September 13) New Members Orientation

(September 13) New Members Orientation

Sunday, 13 September, 2pm to 4pm QPIRG Concordia, 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Suite 204 (Guy Concordia Metro) https://www.facebook.com/events/1638047293129298/ There will be free childcare, food and English-French-Spanish translation at the orientation. 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 the double punishment of migrants with criminal records, and Status for All!...

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(September 5) Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders!

(September 5) Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders!

REFUGEES WELCOME OPEN THE BORDERS FREE MOVEMENT FOR ALL Gathering/Demonstration SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2pm Place Norman Bethune (de Maisonneuve et Guy ; métro Guy-Concordia) In the context of the deaths of Alan Kurdi, 3, his brother Ghalib, 5, and mother Rehanna, Solidarity Across Borders is calling for a gathering in downtown Montreal to denounce the Canadian government and their complicit role in the deaths of refugees and migrants. contact: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com

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(September 4) Creative action to support the Bring Daniel Home campaign

(September 4) Creative action to support the Bring Daniel Home campaign

Friday, September 4th at noon Montreal City Hall 275 Notre Dame East (Champ de mars metro) www.facebook.com/events/1494428287540094/ As kids go back to school, we recall that it will soon be one year since Daniel*, an undocumented Montreal youth, was arrested at a high school and deported alone to Mexico. Since October 2014, he has been living in total insecurity in Mexico City. On Friday, September 4th, we will go to City Hall with a message for Mayor Denis Coderre: SPVM out of our schools: undocumented children should be able to go to school without fear of arrest! We’ll demand...

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(27 August) Rock ‘n Roma against Deportations II

(27 August) Rock ‘n Roma against Deportations II

A Benefit Concert www.facebook.com/events/419799228209478/ Thursday, 27 August 2015 Doors open @ 7pm Café l’Artère, 7000 Av du Parc (métro Parc) Sliding scale: $10 to 20$ (no one turned away) Come out to have a great time, dance, and support several Roma families in Montreal who are currently fighting deportation from Canada. featuring: BORIS BARTULA (Accordion/voice). Born in Sarajevo, Boris started playing accordion at the age of 6. He graduated from the Sarajevo Academy of Classic Music (1987) where he encountered many styles of music: classical, traditional, gypsy, oriental, jazz, etc. Developing his improv skills lead him to spectacular leaps...

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Rally: We will Break Down the Barriers to Schooling for Immigrant Children!

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To share on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/events/1621035958170172/ The Law on Public Education in Quebec will be modified in the coming weeks. This reform represents a crucial opportunity in the fight for education for all, regardless of immigration status. We may be close to breaking down barriers faced by undocumented children and youth, but we still need your support! When? Wednesday August 26th at 11am. Where? in front of the Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Board offices, 1100 Côte-Vertu (a 7 minute walk from Côte-Vertu metro station) On the day before kids return to school, join us to help move this fight forward. Together,...

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(22 août) Caravan to Saint-Rémi: Justice for Noé and all temporary migrant workers!

(22 août) Caravan to Saint-Rémi: Justice for Noé and all temporary migrant workers!

fb: https://www.facebook.com/events/543176572503171/ Saturday, August 22 9:30am Rally/Press Point at Black Rock monument, Bridge Street, in Point St. Charles (map) 10am Bikes depart (Black Rock, Point St. Charles 12pm Cars depart (Lasalle Metro, Verdun) *Don’t forget to let us know if you are planning to come by bike or car > solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com On August 21-23, an annual festival will take place in St-Rémi to celebrate the super exploitative Temporary Foreign Worker Program, with the involvement of FERME and the Guatemalan and Mexican consulates. The festival is marketed under the racist guise of celebrating the exotic presence of migrants in the...

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Solidarity Across Borders Summer Assembly

Solidarity Across Borders Summer Assembly

Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 6:30pm to 9pm Lorne Centre, 2390 Ryde (Charlevoix metro) Free childcare! Translation english-french-spanish! Free food! Wheelchair accessible! Please RSVP if you need childcare; that will help us with planning, thank you! Do you have any other needs we should meet so that you can participate? Contact us at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com or cell # 438-933-7654. Come out to the sixth seasonal assembly of Solidarity Across Borders (SAB)! Solidarity Across Borders holds four open assemblies a year, one each season. These assemblies are places to discuss overall strategy of Solidarity Across Borders, react to changes in the political...

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Reparations for Noé, Justice for Migrant Workers!

Reparations for Noé, Justice for Migrant Workers!

https://www.facebook.com/events/702832409862282/ Rally Sunday, 19 July at 2pm corner of Queen Mary and Côte des neiges (in the park) Fundraiser (indiegogo) https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/justice-pour-noe-et-tous-les-travailleurs-migrants#/story Our comrade and friend Noé Arteaga Santos has struggled for almost 7 years to get justice from Savoura, his former employer. Savoura is a Quebec-based tomato producer which relies on the labour of temporary migrant workers. Noé came to Quebec in 2008 under the Temporary Foreign Workers programme, to work picking tomatoes for Savoura. After Noé participated in the organization of a very short strike to demand that a sick co-worker receive medical care, Savoura abruptly fired him....

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(July 1) Anticolonial night demonstration

(July 1) Anticolonial night demonstration

Night demonstration against Canada and all colonial borders! Ni Patrie, ni État, ni Québec, ni Canada ! Wednesday July 1 7pm at Place Jacques Cartier (Notre Dame and Jacques Cartier) On July 1st, as the Canadian government prepares for celebrations in 2017 to mark 150 years since confederation, we will not forget: THAT the foundation of Canada is based on the theft of resources and the illegal occupation of land belonging to Indigenous nations. THAT all levels of the Canadian State, its racist judicial system, its legislators, its police forces (municipal, provincial and federal), and its citizens, have participated...

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Rally and Hearing for Deepan in Montreal!

Rally and Hearing for Deepan in Montreal!

Monday, 13 July, 8am Immigration and Refugee Board, Guy Favreau Complex (200 René Lévesque Blvd.), Montreal https://www.facebook.com/events/128043434196127/ Deepan Budlakoti, our comrade and friend, will be in Montreal to challenge his conditions of release at the Immigration and Refugee Board. Deepan is under a deportation order to India, his parents’ country of birth. He spent months in immigration detention and was released under conditions that limit his freedoms. Because India does not recognize him as a citizen and is refusing his deportation, Deepan is under these conditions indefinitely, with no end in sight.Deepan was born in Ottawa and his Canadian...

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Support Rally: Bring Daniel Home!

Support Rally: Bring Daniel Home!

Tuesday, 16 June at 10am At office of Quebec Minister of Immigration Kathleen Weil 5252, de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montréal (Vendôme metro) https://www.facebook.com/events/841244462577342/ “Daniel” (not his real name) arrived in Montreal with his mother when he was ten. When the family’s refugee application was refused, his mother made the difficult decision to remain in Canada without papers to protect her children. Thus, when he was 12 years old, Daniel joined the ranks of the half a million undocumented people living in Canada. In October 2014, Daniel was arrested in a Montreal-area school.  It happened on his 17th birthday, when he...

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7 June SAB New Members Orientations

7 June SAB New Members Orientations

Sunday, June 7th, 2pm to 4pm QPIRG Concordia, 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Suite 204 (Métro Guy Concordia) https://www.facebook.com/events/1581057438844067/ There will be free childcare, food and English-French-Spanish translation at theorientation. Solidarity Across Borders will be holding an orientation for new members on June 7th, overviewing the organization’s protocols, analyses and structure. We will go over the decision-making processes and communication tools of the organization and flesh out our demands in relation to our framework of committees, assemblies and, coalitions. While this workshop is structured for new members of SAB, anyone who wants to get involved with SAB is welcome to...

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