Anti-Fascist Alert! Stop the Racist and Islamophobic Far-Right (March 4, 2017)

February 28, 2017
Anti-Fascist Alert! Stop the Racist and Islamophobic Far-Right (March 4, 2017)

Stop the Racist and Islamophobic Far-Right Saturday, March 4, 11:30am (sharp!) Montreal City Hall, 275 Notre-Dame East near métro Place d’Armes A callout by the Anti-Racist/Anti-Fascist Response Committee of Solidarity Across Borders (SAB Antifa). The racist anti-immigrant far-right is actively mobilizing for a public demonstration this Saturday in Montreal (as well as in up to 30 more cities and towns across Canada). We need to reply in large numbers to deny racists and fascists a platform in our city and neighborhoods. Please attend our anti-racist counter-demonstration in large numbers. If you are a member of the Solidarity Across Borders...

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(Media Release) Undocumented Refugee Arrested in Coderre’s Sanctuary City Faces Deportation in Five Days

February 22, 2017
(Media Release) Undocumented Refugee Arrested in Coderre’s Sanctuary City Faces Deportation in Five Days

Undocumented Refugee Arrested in Coderre’s Sanctuary City Faces Deportation in Five Days Montreal, 22 Feburary 2017 — “David”* was getting a lift from a friend when the SPVM stopped the car in a random check and ordered everyone to produce their ID. After the police ran his name through their system, David, an undocumented man in his 30s, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Canadian Border Services Agency and handed over to immigration authorities. David is detained at the Laval Immigration Detention Centre and faces deportation on 27 February 2017 to a country where he is at...

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Workshop/Discussion: Building a Solidarity/Sanctuary City Together! (February 27)

February 21, 2017
Workshop/Discussion: Building a Solidarity/Sanctuary City Together! (February 27)

Building a Solidarity/Sanctuary City Together! A Community Workshop and Discussion Monday, February 27, 6:30pm-8:30pm 1500 de Maisonneuve West, #204 (métro Guy-Concordia) Free. Welcome to all. Childcare available on site. Snacks and beverages. Translation (French-English). Wheelchair accessible venue. Learn more about migrant justice organizing in Montreal, and the campaign to build a Solidarity City.This presentation and workshop, open to all, is intended to provide context and background to the Solidarity City campaign of Solidarity Across Borders, and to encourage the participation of more organizations, groups and individuals. A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system...

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Déclaration désignant Montréal Ville Sanctuaire

February 20, 2017

15.01 Déclaration Séance du conseil municipal du 20 février 2017 DÉCLARATION DÉSIGNANT MONTRÉAL VILLE SANCTUAIRE Attendu que Montréal affirme son engagement à assurer la protection et l’accessibilité de ses services à toute personne sans statut légal qui vit sur son territoire, indépendamment de sa condition sociale et de son appartenance ethnique ou religieuse; Attendu que Montréal est reconnue pour ses valeurs d’ouverture, de justice, d’équité et de fraternité universelle; Attendu que depuis sa fondation et dans des périodes sombres de l’histoire de l’humanité, Montréal a accueilli diverses vagues de réfugiés et que cet apport humain a été bénéfique dans...

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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

February 18, 2017
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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Principles for a Regularization Program In Canada

February 14, 2017
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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TRUMP, YOU’RE NOT WELCOME! A Call to Resist & Disrupt Trump’s State Visit to Canada (2017)

February 13, 2017
TRUMP, YOU’RE NOT WELCOME! A Call to Resist & Disrupt Trump’s State Visit to Canada (2017)

TRUMP, YOU’RE NOT WELCOME! A Call to Resist & Disrupt Trump’s State Visit to Canada Date: Some time in early 2017, after January 20 Where: Likely Ottawa or nearby, details to be confirmed. Please post and share this callout widely. – web: https://trumpunwelcoming.org – fb: www.facebook.com/events/359917574358074 – en français: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/fr/stoptrump – en español: www.solidarityacrossborders.org/es/stoptrump —– This is a callout for anti-capitalist and anti-colonial resistance, rooted in a spirit of solidarity and mutual support, respecting a diversity of tactics. Canada is usually the first foreign visit of a newly-elected US President and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invited US President-elect Donald...

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