Health Care

Advisory. Mothers Begin Sit-in at CBSA Offices: Let Lucy Stay

Media Advisory Mothers Begin Sit-in at CBSA Offices: Let Lucy Stay Mothers for Lucy Sit-InCBSA Offices, 1010 St-Antoine, MontrealTuesday, 3rd April, 9am to 5pm each week-day until Lucy is Free Montreal mothers are beginning a sit-in this morning outside the offices of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) until Lucy Francineth Granados is freed from […]


Hearing and Support Rally for Lucy: Deportation Delay gives Undocumented Organizer a Chance for Freedom

Media Advisory Hearing and Support Rally for Lucy: Deportation Delay gives Undocumented Organizer a Chance for Freedom #LetLucyStay   Montreal, 28 March 2018 — Lucy Francineth Granados will appear at a second statutory detention review hearing this morning to determine whether she will remain in detention pending deportation. Gabrielle Bouchard, President of the Fédération des […]


Release. Lucy Francineth Granados: Deportation will not take place today, but risk still imminent; Detention review hearing and rally tomorrow at 9am

Press Release LUCY FRANCINETH GRANADOS: DEPORTATION WILL NOT TAKE PLACE TODAY; LUCY REMAINS AT RISK OF IMMINENT DEPORTATION; DETENTION REVIEW HEARING AND RALLY TOMORROW AT 9AM Montreal, 27 March 2018 — Lucy Francineth Granados’ deportation has been postponed after an emergency hospitalization yesterday. She remains, however, in detention and at imminent risk of deportation. Minister […]


#LetLucyStay: Support spreads across country for undocumented single mother and community organiser facing deportation tomorrow

Media Advisory #LetLucyStay: Support spreads across country for undocumented single mother and community organiser facing deportation tomorrow26 March 2018 – Actions in cities across Canada, as well as a social media campaign “Jam the Lines”, will be launched today in a last minute bid to stop Lucy Francineth Granados’ deportation, scheduled for tomorrow, 27 March. […]


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 […]


In Montreal’s health care system, a Sanctuary City needs more than just empty words

Hi, Here is a press release about the work done by the Solidarity across Borders Health for all comitee. We went to the 5 health institution’s (CIUSSS) general assemblies to ask for their positions about aceess to care for non-status. Their answers are quite disappointing. We remain available for further information or interviews, Kind Regards, […]


Undocumented Blind Woman Seeks Access to Vital Rehabilitation Services Based on Need, not Status in Coderre’s Sanctuary City

Press Release Undocumented Blind Woman Seeks Access to Vital Rehabilitation Services Based on Need, not Status in Coderre’s Sanctuary City   Montreal, 24 May 2017 — For more than a year, Marcia*, a blind undocumented woman, has been trying to access essential rehabilitation services offered by the Montreal Association for the Blind (MAB-Mackay). She was […]


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 […]


MEXICAN PRESIDENT ENRIQUE PEÑA NIETO VISITS QUEBEC

MEXICAN PRESIDENT ENRIQUE PEÑA NIETO VISITS QUEBEC TO DISCUSS STRATEGIC AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS WITH PHILIPPE COUILLARD- BUT WHAT OF HUMAN RIGHTS?   Québec- June 27, 2016. Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto will be meeting premier Philippe Couillard today in order to pursue and reinforce economic partnerships that have existed between Quebec and Mexico for more than 35 years. […]