Events

ANTI-DEPORTATION DAYS

ANTI-DEPORTATION DAYS

Two weeks of events, activities and actions demanding STATUS FOR ALL! June 1-15, 2014, Montreal. This year, the STATUS FOR ALL coalition is coordinating two weeks of activities in opposition to deportations, detentions and double punishment, and in support of a Solidarity City and the regularization of all non-status migrants.In addition to the annual STATUS FOR ALL demonstration, march and picnic on June 7 (more info here: www.statusforall.org/en/june7), ANTI-DEPORTATIONS DAYS will include diverse events, activities and actions in the first two weeks of June.ANTI-DEPORTATION DAYS is organized and coordinated by the STATUS FOR ALL Coalition (comprised of Mexicians United...

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(June 7) announcement: STATUS FOR ALL! Demonstration & March

(June 7) announcement: STATUS FOR ALL! Demonstration & March

STATUS FOR ALL! SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 2014 (MONTREAL) 2pm: GATHERING / STARTING POINT Bethune Square (Guy & DeMaisonneuve West, métro Guy-Concordia) 4pm: CONVERGENCE, DEMONSTRATION AND PICNIC Philips Square (Union & Ste-Catherine, métro McGill) A child-friendly march. Bring your kids! Get in touch about any accessibility needs. —– We support Indigenous struggles and movements for self-determination. Read our Statement of Support for Indigenous Struggles and Sovereignty: http://www.solidarityacrossborders.org/en/statement-of-support-for-indigenous-struggles-and-sovereignty We also march together to demand an end to deportations and detentions, and we denounce the double punishment of migrants with criminal records. We demand Status for All, and organize for a “Solidarity...

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Report-back: Demonstration against colonialism, racism and the Charter (photos, music, media)

Report-back: Demonstration against colonialism, racism and the Charter (photos, music, media)

Report-back: Demonstration against colonialism, racism and the Charter (photos, music, media) Several hundred anti-colonial and anti-racist protesters gathered and demonstrated on Montreal’s streets the evening of March 21, 2014, on the International Day Against Racism. Selected PHOTOS from the demonstration have been compiled HERE. The demonstration was organized by Ensemble contre la Charte xenophobe, a network that formed in September 2013 in opposition to the proposed Quebec Charter of Values (Bill 60). The March 21 protest marked our second mass...

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(Thursday) Defending the Land: Indigenous Resistance to Extraction

(Thursday) Defending the Land: Indigenous Resistance to Extraction

(This event is endorsed by Solidarity Across Borders) CKUT, Climate Justice Montreal, QPIRG Concordia, No One is Illegal, Solidarity Across Borders, Submedia.tv, The Anti-Colonial Solidarity Collective, and the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund present… The 7th Edition of Under The Weather: Climate Change Research and Justice Defending the Land: Indigenous Resistance to Extraction featuring MEL BAZIL, Indigenous Gitxsan and Wet’suwet’en organizer, sovereigntist, and anarchist of the Unist’ot’en Action Camp http://unistotencamp.wordpress.com/ with Clifton Nicholas. Clifton Arihwakehte Nicholas is a Kanienkehaka (Mohawk) from Kanehsatake. Clifton is active in his community as both an activist and as a defender of his people. Clifton...

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(May 15) Côte-des-Neiges Solidarity Street Party in support of the Awan family

(May 15) Côte-des-Neiges Solidarity Street Party in support of the Awan family

Côte-des-Neiges Solidarity Street Party in support of the Awan family Food, music, speeches and more! Thurday May 15th, noon to 2pm.    Corner of Van Horne and Victoria (Plamondon metro, Van Horne exit). Family friendly! Rain or shine! (facebook event here) In the face of one Côte-des-Neiges family’s struggle to remain together in Montreal, we are holding a metro action in celebration of the vibrant and tenacious people and organizations of Côte-Des-Neiges. Join us May 15th for food, music, speeches and more, connecting the CDN community while affirming support for the Awan family and celebrating their struggle! Mrs. Khurshid Begum Awan...

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Attention News Editors: Press point at the NDG offices of the new Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion, Kathleen Weil

Attention News Editors For Immediate Release The Education For All Collective demands that the Quebec government act urgently to ensure that all non-status children can attend primary and secondary school Collective members and allies to gather at the NDG offices of the new Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion, Kathleen Weil Press Point date: Tuesday, April 29 time: 10am location: 5252, de Maisonneuve Ouest (métro Vendôme) (at the constituency office of the new Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion) Media contacts: Linda Guerry: 514-771-1647 Jaggi Singh: 438-933-7654 e-mail: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com April 29, 2014, Montreal — The Collectif éducation sans frontières (Education...

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(Tuesday 10am) Urgent Gathering: Education for all!

(Tuesday 10am) Urgent Gathering: Education for all!

This Tuesday morning (April 29), the Collectif éducation sans frontières will start to pressure the new Quebec government to allow full access to primary and secondary schools for non-status children. Join us! URGENT: EDUCATION FOR ALL! PRESS POINT & GATHERING TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 10AM 5252, de Maisonneuve Ouest (métro Vendôme) at the constituency office of the new Quebec Minister of Immigration, Diversity and InclusionThe Education For All collective is organizing a press point and gathering this Tuesday, to re-iterate our urgent demand that all non-status children be allowed access to Quebec’s primary and secondary schools for free. In contrast,...

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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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(May 10) Mothers Against Borders Brunch

(May 10) Mothers Against Borders Brunch

Mothers Against Borders Brunch A Fund-Raiser Lorne Centre, 2390 Ryde St. (Charlevoix Metro) Saturday, 10 May 2014, at 11am Free Entry & Free Food, but donations to help with Ivonne’s legal costs are encouraged. Suggested: $10 to $20. – Fun activities for kids! – Wheelchair accessible. – Any special dietary needs or other accessibility questions? Get in touch at justicepourivonne@gmail.com On the eve of Mothers’ Day, the Justice for Ivonne Committee is hosting a brunch to celebrate the struggle of Ivonne Hernandez and other courageous mothers who have crossed and defied borders for their children. The event is also...

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(15 April) Solidarity Across Borders Spring Assembly

(15 April) Solidarity Across Borders Spring Assembly

Tuesday, 15 April, 6pm to 9pm CEDA, 2515 Delisle St. (Lionel Groulx Metro) free childcare! translation english-french-spanish! free food! wheelchair accessible! do you have any other needs we should meet so that you can participate? contact us at solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com Come out to the first seasonal assembly of Solidarity Across Borders (SAB)! Solidarity Across Borders recently decided to hold four open assemblies a year, one each season. These assemblies are places to discuss overall strategy of Solidarity Across Borders, react to changes in the political context, bring new proposals and make decisions. They are opportunities to think and plan together...

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(March 25) Solidarity Vigil with Djaber Kalibi

(March 25) Solidarity Vigil with Djaber Kalibi

Solidarity Vigil and Press Point Tuesday, March 25 at 8am (press point at 8:30am) In front of the Complexe Guy-Favreau (200 René-Lévesque East) Another hearing is scheduled for March 27 as well. We encourage you to attend in large numbers to show your support for Djaber Kalibi and his family during the immigration hearings. BACKGROUND After eight years in Montreal, Djaber Kalibi is facing inadmissibility from Canada and removal to France, due to his active opposition to the regime of the Ayatollahs in Iran. Djaber, 77, is an activist known worldwide for his tireless dedication in the struggle against...

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(FRIDAY 6pm) Demonstration and March: Against colonialism, racism and the proposed Quebec Charter of Values (Bill 60)

(FRIDAY 6pm) Demonstration and March: Against colonialism, racism and the proposed Quebec Charter of Values (Bill 60)

Demonstration and March: Against colonialism and racism FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014 Gathering at 6pm at Mt-Royal métro (Mt-Royal Avenue, between Berri and Rivard) Part of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on the anniversary of the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa.

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