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Solidarity Across Borders demands that the City of Montreal implement tangible and meaningful measures for a “Sanctuary City”; no more SPVM collaboration with CBSA

Solidarity Across Borders demands that the City of Montreal implement tangible and meaningful measures for a “Sanctuary City”; no more SPVM collaboration with CBSA

For Immediate Release – For news editors and the Montreal community   Solidarity Across Borders demands that the City of Montreal implement tangible and meaningful measures for a “Sanctuary City” The City of Montreal and Mayor Coderre need to get beyond cheap symbolism and words; no more SPVM collaboration with CBSA —– Media Contact (including interviews): Solidarity Across Borders tel: 438–933–7654 e-mail: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com —– Montreal, February 8, 2017 — This morning, the City of Montreal Executive Committee is expected to take the first steps to declare Montreal a “Sanctuary City”, similar to the hundreds of Sanctuary Cities that already exist in...

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SOLIDARITY CITY DECLARATION (updated)

SOLIDARITY CITY DECLARATION (updated)

For thousands of undocumented immigrants across the country, cities such as Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver are sweatshops. Immigrants and refugees work the most precarious and dangerous jobs. The Canadian economy cannot survive without this super-exploited work force, made particularly vulnerable by their lack of permanent status and...

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Public Statement: No Border Agents in our Hospitals and Clinics / Heath Care For All!

Public Statement: No Border Agents in our Hospitals and Clinics / Heath Care For All!

– PUBLIC STATEMENT: HEALTH CARE FOR ALL! – NO BORDER AGENTS IN OUR HOSPITALS AND CLINICS – FOR A SOLIDARITY CITY (September 3, 2013) The Solidarity City campaign in Montreal calls on all Quebec hospitals and medical facilities to refuse access to agents of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). Medical facilities should exist to offer quality and accessible health care, not to collaborate in the detention and deportation of migrants. All medical facilities in Quebec should be off-limits to border agents. There have been troubling incidents of CBSA harassment at hospitals in the Montreal-area. In late July, at...

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Supporters outraged at CBSA’s presence at Montreal General Hospital to detain and deport a 57 year old woman who recently suffered heart attack

Supporters outraged at CBSA’s presence at Montreal General Hospital to detain and deport a 57 year old woman who recently suffered heart attack

Press Release: for immediate release Supporters outraged at CBSA’s presence at Montreal General Hospital to detain and deport a 57 year old woman who recently suffered heart attack 24 July 2013, Montreal – Canadian Border Service Agency (CBSA) officials arrived at the Montreal General Hospital, attempting to arrest a grandmother, Khurshid Begum Awan. Mrs Awan was ordered deported to Pakistan after her refugee claim was rejected. Removal procedures against her were delayed after Mrs Awan was admitted to the hospital on July 4 and and diagnosed with a small heart attack. There had been numerous requests to Immigration to take...

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IFHP Cuts : Website launch of “We Refuse To Cooperate !” campaign Call to action and report-back from an action of collective expression !

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:::::: REPORT-BACK AND CALL TO ACTION ::::::: With your colleagues or your neighbours, come join the campaign and visit  http://collectifjusticesante-campagne.tumblr.com ! Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/290211204409945/ Under the theme ‘’We refuse to cooperate’’, the Health Justice Collective is calling on health care providers across the country to continue to organize and affirm their intention to not comply with the cuts imposed by the federal government to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP), which came into effect as of June 30th. We also encourage everyone opposed to the cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program and to the “Refugee Exclusion Act” (also...

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