April, 2016

Multiple banners displaying solidarity with migrants and against borders!

Multiple banners displaying solidarity with migrants and against borders! Montreal, April 29th 2016 – Only a few days preceding the anticapitalist mayday demo that is organized under the theme "Against Imperialism, Racism, Borders and Colonialism," the Apatrides Anonymes and their friends and supporters orchestrated multiple bannerdrops in different neighborhoods in Montreal: Pointe St-Charles, Petite Patrie, […]


Migrant justice organizers denounce the deportation of Guatemalan migrant worker this morning

Press Conference: Migrant justice organizers denounce the deportation of Guatemalan migrant worker this morning, the result of drug raid on employer   Friday April 29th at 10am At the Immigrant Workers Centre 4755 Van Horne, Office #110 (Metro Plamondon)   Montreal, April 29, 2016 – Migrant justice organizers are denouncing the recent arrests and deportations […]


Interview and Q&A with Comic Artist Sophie Labelle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Interview and Q&A with Comic Artist Sophie Labelle MONTREAL – The Hive Centre for Gender Advocacy is proud to present an interview and Q&A with comic artist Sophie Labelle on April 27th at 6:30 PM. In conversation with Montreal trans activist Gabrielle Bouchard, Sophie will discuss her own activism and her inspiring […]


(Today 10am) Media Advisory: Black activists call on mayoral candidates to act on anti-Black racism in Quebec following police killing of Jean-Pierre Bony (Wednesday 10am)

Attention News Editors For immediate release Black activists call on mayoral candidates to act on anti-Black racism in Quebec following police killing of Jean-Pierre Bony In the wake of the death of Jean-Pierre Bony, an un-armed Black man shot in the head at close range with a rubber bullet by the Montreal Police, a new […]


Advisory Press Conference Temporary Placement Agency Workers Launch report: Employers systematically violate CSST laws.

Advisory: Press conference Temporary Placement Agency Workers Launch report: Employers, and Agencies systematically are in violation of CSST laws. Montreal, April 20, 2016 – A report will be launched today by the Temporary Agency Workers Association(TAWA), which will publicly highlight the personnel stories of numerous temporary agency workers who experienced violations of their health and […]


Media Advisory: Black activists call on mayoral candidates to act on anti-Black racism in Quebec following police killing of Jean-Pierre Bony (Wednesday 10am)

Attention News Editors For immediate release Black activists call on mayoral candidates to act on anti-Black racism in Quebec following police killing of Jean-Pierre Bony In the wake of the death of Jean-Pierre Bony, an un-armed Black man shot in the head at close range with a rubber bullet by the Montreal Police, a new […]


Canadian human rights delegation to speak about first-hand experience of violence during fact-finding mission to Honduras

*MEDIA ADVISORY * *April 19, 2016 * *Canadian human rights delegation to speak about first-hand experience of violence during fact-finding mission to Honduras* A Canadian human rights delegation just back from a fact-finding visit to Honduras will hold a press conference to make public: · How international observers came under attack as they walked with […]


Demonstration for raising the minimum wage to $15

April 15, 2016 *Demonstration for raising the minimum wage to $15* *A coalition of community and labour groups call for a $15 minimum wage in Quebec* *Montreal, QC, On April 15* – Rallies will be held in cities across Canada calling for $15 minimum wage. In Montreal, a series of activities are being organized by […]


Canadian Delegation to Participate in the International Gathering Celebrating the Life of Berta Cáceres in Honduras

*Canadian Delegation to Participate in the International Gathering Celebrating the Life of Berta Cáceres in Honduras * April 12, 2016 (Ottawa) Today, the ‘Canada Honduras Delegation for Justice, Land and Life’ is traveling to Tegucigalpa for the International Peoples Gathering ‘Berta Cáceres Lives’. First Nations women leaders, lawyers, filmmakers and solidarity activists make up the […]