Val-David, QC, based construction company Tisseur is the general contractor for the migrant prison construction. Tisseur has a history of building schools and bridges, and at $50 million, the migrant prison contract is by far their largest contract to date. Their website boasts about their green construction projects and prominently features their code of ethics, which was published in late June 2019, shortly before the announcement of their contract to build the prison.
Tisseur Headquarters1470 Rte 117
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Who works at Tisseur?
Yannick Tisseur – Président
Gabriel Bélanger – directeur construction
Cynthia Tisseur – directrice des ressources humaines et de la conformité
Manon Malo – directrice de la comptabilité
Kevin Turgeon – directeur ouvrage d’art
Isabelle Casgrain – directrice en santé et sécurité
Responsibility Claim for an Incendiary Attack Against Migrant Prison Construction Company (MTL Counter-info)
By accepting to be the general contractor for the new Laval migrant detention center, Tisseur Inc. made a grave mistake. On the night of October 26th we decided to make our contribution to the struggle against the system of borders and prisons in all its forms. We set fire to a truck on the banks…
The Superior Court of Quebec has granted Construction Tisseur Inc. a legal injunction against the migrant justice network Solidarity Across Borders. Tisseur was awarded the federal contract to build the new migrant prison in Laval in June. The temporary injunction was sought in response to a festive information-picket, featuring live Klezmer music, outside Tisseur’s headquarters…
Tisseur Protest Kicks off Fall of Action against New Migrant Prison in Laval (Solidarity Across Borders)
Over 70 people gathered in front of Tisseur’s offices for the first of a series of actions determined to expose the violence of Canada’s system of detention. The festive action featured live klezmer music and speakers from multiple organizations opposed to the new prison.
General Contractor Announced: Take Action against the New Migrant Prison (Solidarity Across Borders)
The press conference aimed to send a clear message to Yannick Tisseur, president of Construction Tisseur: this is not a neutral project. By accepting this contract, you are taking sides, helping to deprive people of their freedom and safety. You are positioning yourself on the side of a violent system of global apartheid based on…
The CBSA quietly awarded the GC contract to a company based in Val David called Tisseur Inc. Tisseur is a construction company with a history of building schools and bridges, and at $50 million, this is by far the biggest contract they have received to date. They have already posted over a dozen job listings…