Migrant Prison: Excavation Company Loiselle’s Offices Redecorated (MTL Counter-info)

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According to this article in a local Salaberry-de-Valleyfield newspaper from January 29th, the building facade of the excavation company Loiselle, located at 280 Pie-XII Boulevard in Saint-Timothée, was redecorated. The words “NO TO THE MIGRANT PRISON” can be read.

POPIR Popular Education Committee: Homes, not Prisons!

When: January 15, 2018 17h-19h

Where: CEDA 2515 Delisle, salle accessible # a confirmer

Venez en apprendre davantage sur la nécessité de mener une lutte contre la construction de cette nouvelle prison! Nous partagerons des informations sur les projets du gouvernement ainsi que sur les moyens de lutter contre la construction de cette nouvelle prison.

Tomorrow is far away: An anarchist intervention against the construction of the migrant prison in Laval (MTL Counter-Info)

Citizenship can only exist and be valued if there is also a category of others, those without status. For this distinction to exist, it must be enforced by the state, which has a number of tools to do so. Deportation is one such tool.

Info-session on the government’s plan to build a new migrant prison in Laval and what is being done to oppose it (Solidarity Across Borders)

When: Saturday November 17, 2018 at 6pm
Where: L’Achoppe (1800 rue Letourneux)

Come learn about the necessity of building a struggle to fight the construction of this new prison from an anti-border, anti-prison perspective. We will share information about the government’s plan as well as ways to plug into the struggle to stop it.

Call for Autonomous Actions to Oppose the International Corrections and Prisons Association Conference in Montreal! (Montreal Counter-Info)

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From the 21st to 26th of October, 2018, Montreal will be the site of the International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) conference, hosted by Correctional Services Canada. The theme this year is “Beyond Prisons: The Way Forward.” Highlighted as topics of some of the conversations are: going forward to make imprisonment and community supervision both more humane and effective, using technology to humanize corrections, and improving community engagement.

Call to Action: Open the Borders

In the past year, tens of thousands of people have entered Canada from the US on foot, seeking a safe haven. Every day more people are arriving. This phenomenon is often referred to Trump, but it must be understood in the global context: worldwide, more than 21 million people have been forced to leave their homes because of wars, political oppression, military violence, extractivism, climate change, etc. – conditions created by imperialist states like Canada and the United States.