International solidarity

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. […]


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 […]