International solidarity

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 […]


Migrants, refugees and allies stage festive demonstration against deportations, for open borders and for a solidarity city

Press Release MIGRANTS, REFUGEES AND ALLIES STAGE FESTIVE DEMONSTRATION AGAINST DEPORTATIONS, FOR OPEN BORDERS AND A SOLIDARITY CITY PRESS CONFERENCE: Sunday, June 18 2017 at 1:30 pm, Room 592 – 6767 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges DEMONSTRATION AND MARCH: Sunday, June 18, 2:00 pm, departure from Nelson Mandela Park (rue Victoria between Barclay and Bouchette) Montreal, Sunday, […]


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 […]


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. […]


Migrant justice organizers denounce the deportation of Guatemalan migrant worker this morning

Press Conference: Migrant justice organizers denounce the deportation of Guatemalan migrant worker this morning, the result of drug raid on employer   Friday April 29th at 10am At the Immigrant Workers Centre 4755 Van Horne, Office #110 (Metro Plamondon)   Montreal, April 29, 2016 – Migrant justice organizers are denouncing the recent arrests and deportations […]


Bill 86 maintains discrimination in access to public schools: The Education Across Borders Collective denounces this situation in the parliamentary public hearing of March 15th, at 11:15am

Disponible en français, à collectifeducation.org Press Release Bill 86 maintains discrimination in access to public schools:The Education Across Borders Collective denounces this situation in the parliamentary public hearing of March 15th, at 11:15am The Education Across Borders Collective believes that Bill 86 (An Act to modify the organization and governance of school boards to give […]


Independent Jewish Voices denouces Islamophobic Pegida event and Quebec political leaders’ silence

Montreal, March 8, 2016 Independent Jewish Voices unequivocally denounces the racist Islamophobic event organized by the Quebec group Pegida, March 9th at a Montreal restaurant (1). The guest, Pegida leader from England, Paul Watson, a racist provocateur and notorious Islamophobe, has no place in Montreal. Pegida-Québec, affiliated to the far right German Pegida, promotes an […]


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 […]


Rally for decent work!

Rally for decent work! Montreal, October 7 – On World Day for Decent Work, the Coalition Against Precarious Work is organizing a rally in Square Victoria, just outside the office of the Ministry of Employment and Social Solidarity, 800 Square-Victoria. Representatives from organizations like Pinay – a community organization of Filipino domestic workers, the Temporary […]


Media scrum to demand meeting with Minister Sam Hamad

PRESS RELEASE September 25, 2014 For immédiate release   What: Media scrum to demand meeting with Minister Sam Hamad When: 11:00 am, September 25th, 2014 Where: Tour de la Place Victoria, 800 rue Square Victoria (outside the office of Quebec Labour) Who: The Coalition Against Precarious Work   On September 25th, 2014 members of the […]