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Mexicans United for Regularization Denounces Canadian Policies on World Refugee Day

On its 150th Anniversary, Canada is Complicit with Violence against Women and the Violation of Human Rights in Mexico  © Marc Bergeron.  All rights reserved. MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On its 150th Anniversary, Canada is Complicit with Violence against Women and the Violations of Human Rights in Mexico  June 20, 2017 – The Canadian Museum […]


Bissan Eid still stuck in Gaza- she needs support, not discrimination from the Canadian government

MEDIA ADVISORY Bissan Eid still stuck in Gaza, she needs support, not discrimination from the Canadian government.   Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made very public pronouncements about diversity being Canada’s “strength” and the fundamental humanity of all Canadians despite origin or religious background. Yet, Canadian citizens Bissan and her baby Sarah, remain […]


Press Conference: Blind Woman Refused Vital Rehabilitation Services because of her Immigration Status in Coderre’s Sanctuary City

Media Advisory Press Conference: Blind Woman Refused Vital Rehabilitation Services because of her Immigration Status in Coderre’s Sanctuary City Publié par Cité sans frontières / Solidarity City / Ciudad Solidaria (Montréal) sur 3 mai 2017 “Marcia”*, a blind undocumented woman, has been denied access to rehabilitation services by the Montreal Association for the Blind (MAB-Mackay), despite […]


MONTREAL PREMIERE WITH FILMMAKERS, MIGRANT WORKERS AND ACTIVISTS

MIGRANT DREAMS MONTREAL PREMIERE WITH FILMMAKERS, MIGRANT WORKERS AND ACTIVISTS Min Sook Lee / Canada / 2016 / 88′ / English, Indonesian, Spanish, s.t. English WHAT: Montreal premiere of MIGRANT DREAMS, followed by Q&A with director Min Sook Lee, producer Lisa Valencia-Svensson, migrant workers and activists. WHERE: Room H-110, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., Concordia University WHEN: Monday, October 17, 7PM COST: Suggested […]


Press Conf today at 10:30. Canada still deporting Roma refugees: Roma teenager and her mom fight deportation scheduled for Thursday

Canada still deporting Roma refugees: Roma teenager and her mom fight deportation scheduled for Thursday Press ConferenceTuesday, 10 May at 10:30 am1500 de Maisonneuve W., 204, Montreal 17-year old Gilda Lakatos and her mother Katalin Lakatos are facing deportation on Thursday. The family left Hungary in 2011 because of the racism they experienced as Roma, […]


International Women’s Day: the Non-Status Women’s Collective of Montreal demands equality for undocumented women in a new video: “we want to live in dignity, security and peace”

Press Release *International Women’s Day: the Non-Status Women’s Collective of Montreal demands equality for undocumented women in a new video: “we want to live in dignity, security and peace”* Montreal, 8 March 2016 — Still waiting for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to respond to their open letter and a subsequent press conference, the Non-Status Women’s […]