A Panel Discussion on Migrant Justice, Anti-Occupation and the Neoconservative Threat

In Solidarity with the National Day of Action Against Jason Kenney (Details of Events in Other Cities Below)

Tuesday July 27
Halifax North Memorial Library
2285 Gottingen Street

Featured Topics & Speakers Include:

The Niqab and Bill 94 - Azza Anis - Professor of Women's Studies at SMU
Migration & Global Apartheid - David Parker - CKDU journalist, solidarity activist and member of NOII-Halifax
Palestinian Solidarity - Judy Haiven - Professor of Management at SMU, member of Canadians, Arabs and Jews for a Just Peace & Independent Jewish Voices
War Resisters Movement - Roger Davies - Member of the war resisters support group of the Canadian Friends Service Committee
Migration and LGBTQ Rights - TBA

Jason Kenney is known as the Minister of Censorship and Deportation because of his record as one of the most repressive immigration ministers in Canadian history. Deportations have increased, while the number of people accepted as refugees and sponsored family members have drastically dropped. Instead, Kenney has increased the number of temporary workers who are constantly exploited for their labour. His new refugee bill creates a racist two tier system based on nationality, and he has called a wide range of migrants - from Mexicans to the War Resisters “bogus”. Under his regime, an Eritrean refugee from Halifax committed suicide from fear of a pending deportation, and a young woman was murdered upon her deportation to Mexico.

Kenney is also a staunch supporter of imperialism, stifling anti war voices such as George Galloway and the Canadian Arab Federation. Kenney’s neoconservative values are obvious in his comments and actions: pulling Canada out of the Durban World Conference Against Racism; introducing a citizenship guide that omits the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) communities; defending Quebec Bill C 94 that discriminates against women who wear the niqab; and stating that immigrants are not integrating well into (colonial) Canada.

This evening aims to help build a people's movement against Jason Kenney while drawing the links and building solidarity among diverse issues and campaigns. Join us!


1) Participate in the actions Against Kenney by organizing an event
in your city on July 24 and always confront Kenney if he rolls into your

2) Download leaflets and multilingual pamphlets from
http://noii-van.resist.ca/?p=2034 and spread the word.

3) Comment on online news stories, send a letter to the Editor, or write
your local MP regarding Kenney. Keep it short: “Minister Kenney is a
racist, anti-immigrant, war-mongering Conservative. The Minister of
Censorship and Deportation has got to go!”

4) Write Kenney at kennej@parl.gc.ca and bmq@cic.gc.ca and tell him what
you think!

* Read more about the People v. Jason Kenney Campaign:



Saturday July 24th at 2 pm
Central Park, right outside Patterson Skytrain Station, Burnaby
Snacks will be served. Bring your family, friends, and banners.

Endorsers list below, to endorse email noii-van@resist.ca
Leaflets & multilingual factsheets: http://noii-van.resist.ca/?p=2034
RSVP: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=128201047199876

The People v. Kenney
Freedom to move
Right to stay, and to Return
We are many.


An invitation from Solidarity Across Borders and No One Is Illegal
Montreal, as part of the National Day of Action against Immigration
Minister Jason Kenney

corner Jean-Talon and de l'Épée
3 PM-7 PM

rain plan to be confirmed, keep in touch

*Free meal
*Kidz Activities


Speak Out Against Immigration Canada

All are welcome!

Every day, hundreds of migrants across the city of Montreal face deportation and detention, dangerous work, exploitative living conditions and the dehumanizing fear and anxiety brought on by Immigration Canada's unjust, colonial and racist policies.

Every day, non-status migrants walk into hospitals, clinics, schools, shelters and food banks seeking the basic services to which every one of us is entitled, only to find out they are denied access.

These are our neighbours, our colleagues, our classmates. These are people whose only "crime" was to migrate to seek a better life for themselves and their families.

On July 24th, Solidarity Across Borders invites you to a free meal and speak out against Immigration Canada. Together, we will share experiences, stories of previous battles and victories, good food and nice weather. We invite you to join us, as we gather to break the isolation forced on migrant and refugee communities.

July 24th is also a National Day of Action against Immigration Minister Jason Kenney and is an occasion to highlight his repressive track record. Under Kenny, deportations have increased and numbers of people accepted as refugees and sponsored family members has dropped. He has increased the number of temporary foreign workers, who are constantly exploited for
their labour. Kenney's new refugee reform bill will create an even more racist and two-tier immigration system, in which migrants will be accepted
or refused based on nationality.

Join us!

** No borders, no nations, stop the deportations!
** No One is Illegal!

Info: solidaritesansfrontieres@gmail.com // 514 848-7583


Details forthcoming. Stayed tuned.


Details forthcoming. Stayed tuned.