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(Kreyòl) Afich, feyè ak odyo pou reyinyon kominotè nan 31 janvye (kreyòl, franse, angle)

(Kreyòl) Afich, feyè ak odyo pou reyinyon kominotè nan 31 janvye (kreyòl, franse, angle)

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ANET HENRIKSO has passed; Commemorative celebration of her life this Monday

ANET HENRIKSO has passed; Commemorative celebration of her life this Monday

Dear friends — Two close friends of Anet Henrikso – Louise Lapointe and Louise Brownrigg – passed on sad news to me today: Anet died on Wednesday in Montreal at the age of 70 after a multi-year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Anet’s friends want to make sure everyone knows about the upcoming commemoration of Anet’s life, especially people on facebook and via e-mail, networks that her close friends aren’t able to access easily. Please share this message with anyone who might have known Anet. Here are the details of the commemoration: Commemorative celebration of Anet Henrikso Monday, January 26,...

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(January 13) Solidarity Across Borders Winter Assembly

(January 13) Solidarity Across Borders Winter Assembly

Tuesday, January 13th, 6pm to 9pm Gender Advocacy Center, 1500 de Maisonneuve Ouest, suite 404 (métro Guy Concordia) 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 winter 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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Triple Launch: Certain Days 2015; Scapegoat on Incarceration; Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention

Triple Launch: Certain Days 2015; Scapegoat on Incarceration; Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention

(This event is endorsed and supported by Solidarity Across Borders.) Triple-Launch for Three Prison Justice & Prison Abolition Publications: CERTAIN DAYS 2015: Land, Nature, Earth Liberation SCAPEGOAT Issue 07: Incarceration UNDOCUMENTED: The Architecture of Migrant Detention FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 6pm-9pm at QPIRG Concordia 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 métro Guy-Concordia QPIRG Concordia presents a TRIPLE-LAUNCH of three publications related to prison justice and prison abolition: – Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar 2015: Land, Nature, Earth Liberation – Scapegoat Issue 07: Incarceration – Undocumented: The Architecture of Migrant Detention Activists and editors involved with the publications will be...

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REPORT-BACK: Migrant justice groups outraged by violent legislation

REPORT-BACK:  Migrant justice groups outraged by violent legislation

  November 26, 2014 – An early morning welcoming committee was convened yesterday to greet Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, who was in Montreal to take part in a closed door consultation with a carefully curated list of community groups. The event aimed to promote his proposed “Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Pratices Act,” a racist, xenophobic piece of legislation targeting immigrant communities. Members of Solidarity Across Borders, Mexicans United for Regularization, and the South Asian Women’s Community Centre converged outside the Canada Border Services Agency building where the meeting was scheduled to take place. An activist was...

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Update: Teenager deported this morning

Update: Teenager deported this morning

STOP THE DEPORTATION OF A MONTREAL-AREA STUDENT A Montreal teenage high-school student to be deported alone and separated from his family this Thursday morning +++++++ Update (October 16, 11:45am): The teenager facing removal today was in the end deported on Aeromexico Flight AM681 at 10am. We continue our struggle against deportations and for Status For All! Thanks to everyone who attended the airport picket today.  +++++++ > PROTEST AT MONTREAL’S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Thursday, October 16 at 7:30am Meet at the departures section, at the Aeromexico Flight #681 line-up (please read below for more details, including transport to the airport)...

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(October 5) Solidarity Across Borders Fall Assembly

(October 5) Solidarity Across Borders Fall Assembly

Sunday, October 5th, 2pm to 5pm 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor lounge area 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 third 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 context, bring...

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(Saturday) Rally: No borders, no prisons!

(Saturday) Rally: No borders, no prisons!

No Borders! No Prisons! In honour of migrant detainee strikers in Lindsay, Ontario and to demand an end to migrant detention and the entire racist prison system RALLY In front of the Laval Immigration Detention Centre (200 Montée St-François) and the Federal Training Centre, a federal prison across the street. Saturday, September 20, 2014 Noon to 2pm –> Meet-up and departure from Montreal : see below On September 20th, join us to commemorate the struggles of migrants and prisoners. This September will mark the one-year anniversary of the historic strike led by 191 migrant detainees in Lindsay, Ontario. We...

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(20 August) Solidarity Across Borders new members orientation

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Wednesday August 20th, 6-9pm Lorne Centre, 2390 rue Ryde, near station Charlevoix We will be giving an orientation for new SAB members on August 20th, 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 join. We mobilize around these main demands: an end to deportations and detentions and the abolition of the...

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Gaza-Québec: SOLIDARITY! Mass Demonstration by Quebec civil society

Gaza-Québec: SOLIDARITY! Mass Demonstration by Quebec civil society

Solidarity Across Borders endorses this protest and we invite our members and allies to participate. Down with colonialism, from Palestine to Turtle Island ! Sunday, 10 August 2014 at noon starting point: Place Émilie-Gamelin, MONTRÉAL (Métro Berri-UQAM) Invoking outrageously its “right to defend itself”, Israel is once again laying waste to Gaza… With an illegal and immoral blockade already condemning the population of Gaza to slow death, with entire neighbourhoods now bombed into ruins, with mosques, schools and other shelters targeted for direct attacks, the casualties number in the thousands … As the carnage continues, the Harper government continues...

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(August 17) La Taquiza ! Fund-raising Picnic and Soccer Tournament

(August 17) La Taquiza ! Fund-raising Picnic and Soccer Tournament

Sunday, 17 August at 2pm to 6pm Near the kiosque in Jarry Park (corner of Villeray and St. Laurent, de Castelnau metro) facebook NOTE: You can  pre-register your soccer team by e-mailing solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com. Come out on Sunday, 17 August for a Solidarity Across Borders fundraising picnic and sports tournaments. Funds raised will go to support families directly affected by the immigration system. On the menu: ∗ Home-made tacos al pastor and papas con chorizo. Also, grilled hot-dogs and vegeterian meals! ∗ Soccer tournament ∗ Lawn bowling tournament ∗ Freesbee ∗ Slackline ∗ Music Come early to join the teams!...

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Solidarity Across Borders presents Lido Pimienta (a fundraiser against Double Punishment)

Solidarity Across Borders presents Lido Pimienta (a fundraiser against Double Punishment)

fundraiser for a family fighting against double punishment Thursday august 7th, show starts at 8pm Cafe artere, 7000 avenue du Parc (metro Parc) $8 to $10 or pay what you can Download flyer here. Join us for an intimate performance and art-making evening with Lido Pimienta, in solidarity with those fighting deportations in Montreal. It’s a fundraiser for a Montreal family facing double punishment, to help cover legal costs. Context of the family’s struggle: After decades in Canada, a woman is facing the injustices of double punishment, whereby migrants convicted of a crime can be deported after they have...

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