November, 2016

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

TO THE MEDIA, TO THE COMMUNITY DEMONSTRATION SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26 WOMEN RESIST MILITARIZATION, OCCUPATION AND WARS OF AGGRESSION!International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Saturday november 26 2016 à 13h00Départ : Place Norman Bethune, métro Guy-Concordia As we approach the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we are reminded that […]


WOMEN RESIST MILITARIZATION, OCCUPATION AND WARS OF AGGRESSION!

DEMONSTRATION SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26 WOMEN RESIST MILITARIZATION, OCCUPATION AND WARS OF AGGRESSION! International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women As we approach the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we are reminded that the greatest form of violence on the largest scale that women suffer is from wars of aggression, […]


MEDIA ADVISORY Supporters of detained Guatemalan migrant workers will rally to demand their immediate release.

  November 21, 2016     MEDIA ADVISORY Supporters of detained Guatemalan migrant workers will rally to demand their immediate release.   What: Press briefing with representatives of the Immigrant Workers Centre, several previously released Guatemalan workers and community leaders from church groups and others supporters. The rally calling for their release and press briefing […]


Press release and invitation to a press conference today at 11am : On Universal Children’s Day, almost 50 years since the creation of the Ministry of Education, Quebec remains among the rare places where students are barred from schools on the basis of immigration status

Press release and invitation to a press conference   Almost 50 years since the creation of the Ministry of Education, Quebec remains among the rare places where students are barred from schools on the basis of immigration status   What : Press conferenceWhen : Sunday, November 20th, 2016, 11amWhere : 400 Sainte-Catherine East, the Aquin Pavillion of UQAM, […]


Kurdish Family Facing Deportation in Six Days: Federal Court Rules that Immigration Canada may have Wrongly Evaluated Risk

Press Release Kurdish Family Facing Deportation in Six Days: Federal Court Rules that Immigration Canada may have Wrongly Evaluated Risk Montreal, 16 November 2016 — A Kurdish family facing imminent deportation learned yesterday that the Federal Court has agreed to review an evaluation of the risk they face in Turkey on the grounds that Immigration […]


Breaking news: Train tracks blocked in Pointe St. Charles in solidarity with Standing Rock

Attention News Editors – For immediate release – Breaking News … Train tracks blocked in Pointe St. Charles in solidarity with Standing Rock Tio’tia:ke (Montreal), November 15th 2016, 4pm, for immediate release. Residents of the South-West borough of Montreal are blocking the train tracks at the corner of Wellington and de Sébastopol Streets in solidarity […]


Illegal and clandestine workers a misnomer for the 14-labour trafficked Guatemalan migrants.

Press Statement November 15, 2016   “Illegal” and “clandestine” workers a misnomer for the 14-labour trafficked Guatemalan migrants.   The Immigrant Workers Centre (IWC) today slammed what it calls the “mislabeling” of victims of labour trafficking.  The centre is referring to various media reporting of 14 workers from Guatemala who were defrauded by a temporary […]


Group of migrant workers swindled by Quebec placement agency to tell their side of the story.

November 14, 2016     MEDIA ADVISORY Group of migrant workers swindled by Quebec placement agency to tell their side of the story.     What: Press conference with representatives of the Immigrant Workers Centre, migrant worker Juan Godoy Enríquez and lawyer Susan Ramirez, representing the group of workers.  Several of the workers recently released […]


STOP THE DEPORTATION OF THE INCE FAMILY TO TURKEY

STOP THE DEPORTATION OF THE INCE FAMILY TO TURKEY 14th November 2016, 10am GATHERING OUTSIDE IMMIGRATION CANADA (1010 St Antoine St West) Organised by the Kurdish Foundation of Quebec Today, (the 14th November 2016) at 10am, in front of the offices of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (1010 St Antoine St West), a gathering will take place […]


Radio Centre-Ville will be occupied by members who dissent from the administration’s policies.

Press release Radio Centre-Ville will be occupied by members who dissent from the administration's policies. Over the last few days the members of Radio Centre-Ville (a Montreal community and multilingual radio station in existence for over 40 years) have had to fight for access to microphones. Today, at 10 am, these members will pick up […]