Health Care

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. […]


Guatemalan Independence Day: Nothing to Celebrate for Agricultural Workers

  Media Advisory Guatemalan Independence Day: Nothing to Celebrate for Agricultural Workers   We continue marginalized, exploited, and excluded through Quebec’s Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) Press conference Monday, September 15th,    10am 4755 Van Horne Avenue, office 110 Noé Arteaga, ex-foreign agricultural worker from Guatemala at “Savoura” and volunteer at the Immigrant Workers Centre […]


Rally to support a family facing deportation this week

Media Advisory Rally to support a family facing deportation this week Rally in front of Federal Court 30 McGill St., Montreal (Square Victoria Metro) Wednesday, 27 August Press Point outside court at 9am Increasingly, Immigration Canada is separating families or deporting Canadian-born children with their parents. The Khalifa family will be deported to Egypt on […]


Chilean man defies deportation, is forced into hiding for supporting mother; Minister of Immigration Chris Alexander asked to step in

Press Release Chilean man defies deportation, is forced into hiding for supporting mother; Minister of Immigration Chris Alexander asked to step in Montreal, 4 August 2014 — Hector Reyes-Hidalgo has remained in Canada to care for his ailing mother despite a deportation order which would have sent him back to Chile on Saturday, August 2nd. […]


A patient with a cancer survivor and gender based violence, Evelia Constrejon Santoyo, is detained and will be deportee this morning despite threatening medical condition that represents its

Montreal, December 10, 2013 – A Montreal at this time following chemotherapy treatments for ovarian cancer stage 3 is detained and is facing deportation to Mexico this morning, December 10th, the international day of human rights . A request to allow a stay of his deportation was rejected yesterday by the Federal Court.