July, 2017

Press Conference calls attention to problems with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Canada

Press Conference calls attention to problems with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program in Canada When: Sunday, July 23th at 14:00 pm Where: Main entrance of the Oratoire Saint-Joseph, 3800, Queen Mary Road (metro Côte-des-Neiges), Montréal (Québec). Who: Viviana Medina, organizer with the Immigrant Worker Centre of Montreal, Noé Arteaga, ex-temporary foreign worker and member of […]


A Public Appeal for Solidarity with Omar Ben Ali

For Immediate Release A Public Appeal for Solidarity with Omar Ben Ali   A Palestinian refugee from Jenin, in the Israeli occupied West Bank, is stateless and living without status in Justin Trudeau’s Montréal riding.   #StatusForOmar What: Press conference in support of Omar Ben Ali When: Thursday July 6, 2017 at 10am. Where: School […]


Media Context: The person who took the Parc Safari video is an open racist

Attention News Editors and ReportersThe individual responsible for Parc Safari prayer video is an unabashed racistJuly 4, 2017, Montreal — Quebec media has recently been reporting on a news story about Parc Safari – a zoo south of Montreal – that allowed an independent group of Muslims to pray, following all the rules for groups […]


Candlelight vigil in front of the US Consulate to oppose American intervention in the Philippines via the Martial Law imposition in Mindanao on Philippine-US “Friendship Day”

  July 4, 2017   MEDIA ADVISORY Candlelight vigil in front of the US Consulate to oppose American intervention in the Philippines via the Martial Law imposition in Mindanao on Philippine-US “Friendship Day”   What:    A Candlelight Vigil will be held in front of the US Consulate in Montreal to highlight the continuing conflict […]


convocation : anti-gentrification rally in South-West

Saint-Henri residents will rally in support of the Collective A nous la Malting in front of the South-West borough office today, demanding that the city withdraw the Canada Malting site from the real estate market and that public funds be invested in a 100% community-based project the Collective is developing for the site. Free food, […]


Today (12pm-3pm): NOT ANOTHER BLACK LIFE! Vigil in memory of Pierre Coriolan and other victims of police violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENot another Black life! On July 2nd, we are coming together to denounce the police killing of Pierre Coriolan, and of Black community members more broadly, and to say that police should have no role in responding to mental health crises. Besides Coriolan, Alain Magloire, Abdirahman Abdi and Andrew Loku are only a […]


TODAY: Urgent Mobilization at Quebec-US Border / Stop Racist Intimidation of Refugees!

Attention News Editors – For Immediate ReleaseUrgent mobilization at the Quebec-US Border In support of refugees and against the anti-refugee racists of the Storm Alliance & La Meute When: Saturday, July 1st, 2017; Media Briefing at 10am; Vehicles leave Montreal at 8am, arriving after 9am.Where: At the Roxham Road Crossing near Hemmingford (Roxham Road, south of […]