Community Fundraiser for Marcia

December 14, 2017
Community Fundraiser for Marcia

GIVE THE GIFT OF THE REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH Dear friends and allies, Marcia is an undocumented member of Solidarity Across Borders who lost her vision two years ago due to Quebec’s refusal to give healthcare to undocumented migrants. Montreal Association for the Blind has refused to offer her readaption training (because of her status) and at the moment she is not able to work or get around by herself. Because of her status, she has no access to social assistance or subsidized housing. We are again reaching out to community members to help cover her daily expenses as she...

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Colonial & Racist John A. Macdonald Monument defaced in Montreal (with video and photos)

November 12, 2017
Colonial & Racist John A. Macdonald Monument defaced in Montreal (with video and photos)

 (The Anti-Racist Resistance Collective of Montreal (CRAM) anonymously received a link to the following video earlier this morning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQrG-uXCCO8 … The video includes a link to the callout below. We are sharing this info with the public, but we are not responsible for this action.) Colonial & Racist John A. Macdonald Monument defaced in Montreal (with video and photos) MONTREAL, November 12, 2017 — On the eve of an important demonstration against hate and racism in Montreal, a group of anonymous local anti-colonial, anti-racist, anti-capitalist activists have successfully defaced the historical monument to Canada’s first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, located in downtown at Place du...

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RCMP Misinforming and Intimidating Refugees at Roxham Road

November 7, 2017
RCMP Misinforming and Intimidating Refugees at Roxham Road

Roxham Road, 7 November 2017 – Observers at the Roxham Road informal border crossing are reporting that RCMP officers are becoming increasingly aggressive towards people intending to cross into Canada, to the point that some migrants have turned back. Some RCMP officers have also been misinforming refugees, telling them to apply at a regular border post. People who follow their advice will be turned back to the United States and banned for life from applying as refugees in Canada. “It is outrageous that RCMP officers are not only using their authority to intimidate people who are seeking safety in...

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“Coderre, Coderre, so where’s your sanctuary city??!!”

October 5, 2017
“Coderre, Coderre, so where’s your sanctuary city??!!”

Rally with the Non-Status Women’s Collective https://www.facebook.com/events/1494125997291904 Thursday, 19 October at 11:30am Montreal City Hall, 275 Notre Dame Est  (métro Champ-de-Mars). You are invited to participate in an action in front of City Hall to demand a real sanctuary city from Mayor Denis Coderre. In January 2017, he declared that Montreal was a sanctuary city, but it was not true. Nine months after Coderre’s statement, people without status still don’t have access to over-the-table work or public services like health services, housing, education, etc. And non-status people are still being arrested because of their immigration status and turned over...

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Introducing the Non Status Women’s Collective

October 2, 2017
Introducing the Non Status Women’s  Collective

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Year End Feast (28 December)

September 26, 2017
Year End Feast (28 December)

facebook event Thursday, 28 December at 6pm St. Edouard Church (St-Denis and Beaubien), Beaubien Metro Come share supper and build solidarity across borders. With food, music, sharing, poetry, activities for kids … and of course FREE.

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Background: Why are people crossing irregularly into Canada? Anti-Colonial Statement. What is the Storm Alliance?

September 23, 2017
Background: Why are people crossing irregularly into Canada? Anti-Colonial Statement. What is the Storm Alliance?

Here is some more background concerning the upcoming Demonstration at the Quebec-US Border: Migrants & Refugees Welcome! Open the Borders! Oppose Racism! (September 30, 2017). Why are people crossing irregularly into Canada? Refugees have crossed irregularly at Roxham Road, near Hemmingford and other border crossings across Quebec and Canada in larger numbers ever since the shameful Safe Third Country Agreement between Canada and the USA was implemented in 2004. This agreement prevents migrants from making refugee claims if they come to Canada from the USA at a regular border crossings. However, refugees can make claims if they make an...

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