February, 2016

Press Release by the McGill BDS Action Network (February 25, 2016)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2016 Contact: mcgillbds@riseup.net www.facebook.com/mcgillbds On February 22, 2016, the General Assembly of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) voted in favour of a motion to support Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns on campus. The motion was put forth by the McGill BDS Action Network, a coalition of 19 […]


Release: Migrant Worker voices must be central to review of Foreign Worker Program

Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights Canada Media Release *Migrant Worker voices must be central to review of Foreign Worker Program* *Open work permits, family reunification and permanent immigration status on landing for Seasonal Agricultural Workers, Caregivers and Temporary Foreign Workers remain priorities.* Canada, February 18, 2016 – The Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights Canada (CMWRC), […]


Sunday Feb 14, 3pm: Marchers Call for Action in Canada’s Crisis of Missing and Murdered Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Marchers Call for Action in Canada’s Crisis of Missing and Murdered Women MONTREAL – The 7th Annual Memorial March for Missing Murdered Women and Girls takes to the streets on February 14th, 2016 at 3 p.m, beginning at the St. Laurent metro station. Marchers seek to raise awareness about the systemic nature […]


Advisory: Former Workers of Serigraphie Richford Feel Abandoned, Demand Justice-Wednesday Feb 10

February 8, 2016  Former Workers of Serigraphie Richford Feel Abandoned, Demand Justice   MONTREAL, QC – Some months after West-Island based, Serigraphie Richford, closed its plant in Pointe-Claire, its former employees are demanding compensation for the years of loyal work they have shown to the company. They will hold a press conference on Wednesday, February […]


Press Conference: Former Workers of Serigraphie Richford Feel Abandoned, Demand Justice-Wednesday Feb 10

February 8, 2016 For immediate release *Former Workers of Serigraphie Richford Feel Abandoned, Demand Justice* MONTREAL, QC – Some months after West-Island based, Serigraphie Richford, closed its plant in Pointe-Claire, its former employees are demanding compensation for the years of loyal work they have shown to the company. They will hold a press conference on […]