In the early morning of Monday June 10th, the Montreal police shot a man. A neighbour was having a crisis. Instead of doing anything helpful, they harassed him for hours. They had guns pointed at his head. They finally shot him in the leg through hs own apartment door early monday morning. On Sunday June 17th anarchists in the St-Henri neighbourhood of Montreal put up posters reminding our neighbours to think twice before calling the cops.Continue reading #Montreal: Don’t Call the Cops!
Montreal, Canadian territory: As the Victoria Day weekend begins, the Macdonald Monument and the Queen Victoria Statue at McGill have once again been vandalized. Montreal May Anarchists (MMA) sprayed the Macdonald Monument in anti-colonial green, and the Queen Victoria statue in anti-imperialist red.Continue reading Macdonald Monument & Queen Victoria Statue Vandalized Again in #Montreal
Canadian territory: New podcast mini-series produced in Montreal called “What Happened to Prisoner Justice Day?”Continue reading New Podcast: “What Happened to Prisoner Justice Day?”
On May Day 2019 in Montreal there were four different demonstrations at different times and locations across the city. The CLAC (Convergence des Luttes Anti-Capitalistes) called for their annual anti-capitalist May Day demonstration to be held in the theme of “No borders”, in the context of the rise of the xenophobic far right in Quebec and the ongoing attept to construct a new migrant prison in Laval, QC. We attended the CLAC’s No Borders May Day, which gathered at 6:30pm at Square Cabot in the west end of downtown Montreal.Continue reading Reportback from #Montreal’s #MayDay Against Borders
Montréal, May 6th, 2019 –The Montreal police (SPVM) was out in force today to protect several hundred Quebec nationalist bigots who had been mobilized by a handful of identitarian groups.Continue reading “Blue Wave” hits a wall in #Montreal : Antifascists force a national identitarian demonstration to hide (yet again) behind the police
On Wednesday May 1st, at 6:30pm, in Square Cabot, the anticapitalist caravan is back at it again to say f*ck your borders and fuck your prisons!Continue reading #Montreal: Anticapitalist #MayDay 2019 – Cabot Square – 6:30PM
Almost two years ago, on January 29, 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette entered a mosque in Quebec City in Canada and in the course of a few minutes, murdered Azzeddine Soufiane, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Aboubaker Thabti, Ibrahima Barry and Abdelkrim Hassane. Nineteen others were injured, many severely.Continue reading #Montreal January 29: Day of Action against #Islamophobia to commemorate victims of fascist attack in #Quebec City
Montreal, December 24, 2018 — On Christmas Eve, Montreal-area vandals have covered the John A. Macdonald Monument (1895) and the Queen Victoria Statue at McGill (1900) with red and green paint respectively.Continue reading #Montreal: Santa’s Rebel Elves wish you a Merry Anti-Colonial #Christmas!
This series is an attempt to acknowledge and reflect on the history of militant resistance throughout the territories of so-called Canada. While the events we’ll be exploring do not necessarily involve anarchists, we think they’re important – as cultural markers or reference points from which we can be exposed to ideas or tactics. As the old saying goes, we learn from the past to prepare in the present and defend the future.
When you hear the word “Westmount”, temporary autonomous zones, dumpster barricades, and flaming effigies of Trudeau aren’t exactly what pops to mind. People often think of this drab neighborhood looming over St. Henri as purgatory where the absurdly wealthy listlessly drift between a loveless marriage, resentful children, and a soul-crushing job… But not anymore!