2014

Rally for decent work!

Rally for decent work! Montreal, October 7 – On World Day for Decent Work, the Coalition Against Precarious Work is organizing a rally in Square Victoria, just outside the office of the Ministry of Employment and Social Solidarity, 800 Square-Victoria. Representatives from organizations like Pinay – a community organization of Filipino domestic workers, the Temporary […]


Media scrum to demand meeting with Minister Sam Hamad

PRESS RELEASE September 25, 2014 For immédiate release   What: Media scrum to demand meeting with Minister Sam Hamad When: 11:00 am, September 25th, 2014 Where: Tour de la Place Victoria, 800 rue Square Victoria (outside the office of Quebec Labour) Who: The Coalition Against Precarious Work   On September 25th, 2014 members of the […]


Today: Montrealers rally at Laval prison complex to denounce migrant detention and the entire system of incarceration in Canada

RALLY Saturday, September 20 Meet at noon at 200 Montee Saint-Francois, Laval On Saturday September 20th members of the Montreal community will rally in front of the Laval Immigration Holding Centre, Canada’s largest immigration detention centre, and the Federal Training Centre, a federal prison across the street to denounce migrant detention and the entire prison […]


Rally against migration detention and double punishment

MEDIA ADVISORY  RALLY AGAINST MIGRATION DETENTION AND DOUBLE PUNISHMENT Migrant and prisoners’ justice activists join allies across the country to denounce immigration detention and double punishment, one year after Lindsay strikes On Wednesday, September 17, events will be held in Canadian cities to commemorate the one-year anniversary of strikes by immigrants detained in Lindsay. On […]


Guatemalan Independence Day: Nothing to Celebrate for Agricultural Workers

  Media Advisory Guatemalan Independence Day: Nothing to Celebrate for Agricultural Workers   We continue marginalized, exploited, and excluded through Quebec’s Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) Press conference Monday, September 15th,    10am 4755 Van Horne Avenue, office 110 Noé Arteaga, ex-foreign agricultural worker from Guatemala at “Savoura” and volunteer at the Immigrant Workers Centre […]


Community Members Call on Ministers to intervene in Khalifa case; family to be deported tomorrow

Media AdvisoryCommunity Members Call on Ministers to intervene in Khalifa case; family to be deported tomorrow Thursday, August 28th Press point at 9:00am Offices of Canadian Border Services Agency, 715 Peel St., Montréal A Verdun family of four, including two Canadian-born children, is scheduled to be deported to Egypt tomorrow, Friday August 29th. The Khalifa […]


Rally to support a family facing deportation this week

Media Advisory Rally to support a family facing deportation this week Rally in front of Federal Court 30 McGill St., Montreal (Square Victoria Metro) Wednesday, 27 August Press Point outside court at 9am Increasingly, Immigration Canada is separating families or deporting Canadian-born children with their parents. The Khalifa family will be deported to Egypt on […]


Thousands of children to private school

  The Education Across Borders collective and allied groups and individuals invite you to a press conference that will provide updates on the barriers undocumented people currently face in attempting to attend public schools. An action plan will also be presented, in response to the inaction of elected officials. The press conference will take place […]


Mother slated to be deported without daughters to Mexico in one week

Media Advisory Mother slated to be deported without daughters to Mexico in one weekPress Conference Immigrant Workers Centre, 4755 Van Horne, Bureau 110 (Metro Plamondon) Sunday, 24 August 2014, 1pm Sheila Sedinger is a 27-year old mother of two girls, ages 8 and 5, who has lived in Montreal since 2005. She is scheduled to be […]


Montrealers participate in global day of protest in solidarity with Ferguson uprising

Montrealers participate in global day of protest in solidarity with Ferguson uprisingSunday, August 17 at 6pm at 480 Gilford, métro Laurier (St-Joseph exit) (August 16, 2014, Montreal) In the wake of the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed African American man shot this month by police in Ferguson, Missouri, Montrealers are holding a vigil this […]