August, 2014

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 […]


Tous ensemble avec la Palestine — Boycott Israeli Apartheid

Mercredi, 13 Août 201417h30 métro Mont-RoyalMontréal, Québec Nearly 2,000 Palestinians have been killed during this Israeli assault on Gaza, and both the Harper government and Canada’s opposition parties have been shamefully complicit. Join us on the streets of Montréal to make clear that organized opposition to this complicity is serious and growing. Israel will not […]


Montreal Jews Occupy the Lobby of Federation CJA (Combined Jewish Appeal) Building, Protesting Israel’s Massacre and Siege on Gaza

PRESS RELEASE   Montreal Jews Occupy the Lobby of Federation CJA (Combined Jewish Appeal) Building, Protesting Israel’s Massacre and Siege on Gaza   Montreal. August 7, 2014.   This afternoon, a group of Montreal Jews gathered in the lobby of the Federation CJA’s building to denounce the ongoing assault on Gaza and the organized Jewish […]


Demonstration against the massacres in Gaza and Canadian complicity

Demonstration against the massacres in Gaza and Canadian complicity   Wednesday, August 6, 2014 5:30pm métro Mont-RoyalMontréal, Québec   Info : http://www.tadamon.ca/post/11302   Nearly 2,000 Palestinians have been killed during this Israeli assault on Gaza, and both the Harper government and Canada’s opposition parties have been shamefully complicit. Join us on the streets of Montréal to make […]


Chilean man defies deportation, is forced into hiding for supporting mother; Minister of Immigration Chris Alexander asked to step in

Press Release Chilean man defies deportation, is forced into hiding for supporting mother; Minister of Immigration Chris Alexander asked to step in Montreal, 4 August 2014 — Hector Reyes-Hidalgo has remained in Canada to care for his ailing mother despite a deportation order which would have sent him back to Chile on Saturday, August 2nd. […]