Status for All

(Sunday, 12pm, Olympic Stadium) Refugees In, Racists Out! Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees

(Sunday, 12pm, Olympic Stadium) Refugees In, Racists Out! Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees

Refugees In, Racists Out! Emergency Demonstration in Support of Migrants and Refugees SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 12pm sharp Montreal Olympic Stadium – 4545 Avenue Pierre-de Coubertin – Go to Gate “D” (métro Pie-IX or métro Viau) Please arrive on time! We will be demonstrating until at least 3pm. Bring your signs and banners in support of migrants and open borders. A call by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee and Solidarity City Committee of Solidarity Across Borders and the Non-Status Haitian Action Committee, with the support of the Collectif de Résistance Antiraciste de Montréal (CRAM), the Resist Trump and the Far Right...

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Principles for a Regularization Program In Canada

Principles for a Regularization Program In Canada

Principles for a Regularization Program In Canada DRAFTED AT THE STATUS CONFERENCE, TORONTO, NOVEMBER 2004 Supported and endorsed by Solidarity Across Borders Principle 1: We need a comprehensive, transparent, inclusive and ongoing regularization program that is both equitable and accessible to ALL persons living without legal immigration status in Canada (non-status). Any such program must not be contingent upon a person’s participation in the labour force, nor should it exclude particular groups such as the poor, unwaged, unemployed and those who have ever accessed any government assistance. Likewise, it should not be limited to any group, such as members...

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(July 1st) Refugees Welcome! Urgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border

(July 1st) Refugees Welcome! Urgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border

OPEN THE BORDERS! REFUGEES WELCOME! STOP RACIST INTIMIDATION OF MIGRANTS! Urgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border. In support of refugees & against anti-immigrant racists. SATURDAY, JULY 1st, 9am-3pm (vehicles leave from Montreal at 8am sharp) At the Roxham Road Crossing near Hemmingford. Roxham Road, south of Chemin Fisher. (About 50 minutes south of Montreal). Map: http://bit.ly/2saPbxj Vehicles will leave from Montreal; rendez-vous at 8am (sharp!) If you would like to attend this demonstration with our vehicles, please reserve a spot before 8pm on Thursday, June 29. Reserve by e-mail at: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com An appeal by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee of...

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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 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 Together! A Teach-In & Conference (May 20)

Building A Solidarity City Together! A Teach-In & Conference (May 20)

Building A Solidarity City Together! A Teach-In & Conference Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:30am to 5pm 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 7th floor (métro Guy-Concordia) Free. Welcome to all. Wheelchair accessible. Childcare on-site. Please get in touch about any accessibility needs. Pre-registration is encouraged: http://bit.ly/2pJO6OP For full workshop descriptions visit: http://bit.ly/SolidarityCityWorkshops Confirmed workshop and discussion topics include: a) Education For All (Collectif éducation sans frontières) – 10:45am b) Health Care For All (Health Care For All Committee) – 10:45am c) Open the Borders: Cross-Border Solidarity from Canada-US to US-Mexico – 10:45am d) Non-Collaboration with the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) – 1:30pm e) Access for All:...

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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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Undocumented Women Intercept Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen on Eve of International Day against Racism

Undocumented Women Intercept Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen on Eve of International Day against Racism

Montreal, 21 mars 2017 — Federal Minister of Immigration, Ahmed Hussen, was intercepted by three non-status women a few days before the International Day Against Racism as he entered Montreal’s Sheraton Hotel to give a speech at an academic conference. The women, active members of the Collective of Non-status Women of Montreal, were there to deliver a message directly to Mr. Hussen about their own vulnerability to exploitation and abuse because of their precarious immigration status. Undocumented people form an oppressed layer of Canadian society, racially defined, who are denied all economic, political and social rights. “My heart was...

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