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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 assembly against gentrification : Whose City?

Public assembly against gentrification : Whose City?

Solidarity Across Borders will be present at this important assembly on Sunday 4 May. The Whose City? Assembly, aims to to discuss the various current forms of resistance to gentrification, in the hopes of arriving at a common position and commitment to struggle together. In a context of shortage of housing and where rents are more expensive, the situation is even more difficult for racialised and non-status people. Please join us! May 4th at noon CEDA, 2515 Delisle, Métro Lionel Groulx fb: www.facebook.com/events/279459108897614/ The Whose City? Collective has noticed that many initiatives are being organized lately around the theme...

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Discussion: Immigration & Housing (February 27)

Discussion: Immigration & Housing (February 27)

Housing rights must be respected for all. In a context of shortage of housing and where rents are more expensive, the situation is even more difficult for immigrant people. In addition to suffering the same prejudices as other low-income tenants, they suffer from generalizations ignorance and racism … Also, what are the rights of persons with precarious status, such as the refugees? Attend the workshop and discussion with Solidarity Across Borders and the Committee POPIR-Housing. LUNDI, 27 FÉVRIER 2012, 19 H 00 CÉDA, 2515, RUE DELISLE métro Lionel-Groulx plus d’info: 514-935-4649

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Sunday: The poor storm the Bastille!

Sunday: The poor storm the Bastille!

THE POOR STORM THE BASTILLE ! Demo & action for housing rights and against gentrification! Sunday October 2nd, 2011 Meet at noon at Carré St-Louis – Leave for demo at 1 pm Ten years after the eviction of the Overdale and Préfontaine squats, gentrification ravages Montréal… and buildings are still empty! On July 27 2001, in the midst of a housing crisis, 700 people took the streets – anticapitalists, homeless, community workers and many other protesters – marching towards downtown Montréal to support the opening of a political squat. The occupation of the Overdale building lasted six days. The media showed...

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Sunday: Solidarité sans frontières soutient la lutte des mal-logéEs

Manifestation pour les dix ans des squats Overdale et Préfontaine Solidarité sans frontières soutient la lutte des mal-logéEs Montréal, le 28 septembre 2011 — Solidarité sans frontières, un réseau de soutien, d’entraide et de lutte pour la justice et la dignité des migrants sans-statut, invite à participer à la manifestation du 2 octobre prochain afin de dénoncer le fait que, 10 ans après l’occupation de l’édifice Overdale et du centre Préfontaine, l’accès au logement continue de se dégrader pour les locataires montréalais. Le marché privé du logement, sur lequel les collectivités n’ont pas de prise, est un des lieux...

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