Montreal. QC. Photos & report back. Over 100 protesters gathered in east-end Montreal yesterday, to express opposition to the #curfew as well as to highlight measures to combat the pandemic rooted in solidarity and support for the most marginalized of society.Continue reading Montreal: Demonstration against COVID-19 curfew
Montreal. QC. January 9. 2021. Today at 8 p.m., for the first time in our history, a province-wide curfew will be put in place. After ten months of a health crisis, our government has once again opted for a police-based solution. With alarms, sirens and flashing lights, the police will announce the time of its reign every night, at least for the next month. This strategy of intimidation and fear implemented won’t be sufficient to camouflage the amateurism and ineffectiveness of the caquiste method of pandemic management.Continue reading Montreal: No Police-Based Solution to the Health Crisis!
Montreal. QC. Though there was no public call for a noise demonstration this year in so-called Montreal, around 50 people gathered anyways. We carried on the 10+ year tradition in this region of ringing in the new year alongside our friends and family on the inside.Continue reading Report-back from New Year’s Eve noise demo in so-called Montreal 2020
Montreal. QC. On Monday, December 7th at 7am over 50 people attempted to gather outside the Notre-Dame tent encampment in support of residents facing eviction by the cops that morning. This camp was established earlier in the summer of this year by those living without safe and secure shelter. The SPVM had already set up a perimeter, and they defended it to prevent supporters from approaching the camp. As a result, the police were able to easily remove the camp’s residents, as planned.Continue reading Montreal, Another Ending is Entirely Speculative: Reflections on the Eviction of the Notre-Dame Encampment
Tio’tia:ke. Montreal. QC. Early in the evening of Friday November 27th, Canadian Pacific (merchandise) and AMT (commuter trains) traffic was interrupted as a response to the Coast to Coast call to Action* against the continued violent invasion of unceded Indigenous territory by militarized colonial police forces.Continue reading Solidarity disruption and experimentation on the CP and AMT railroad in Tio’tia:ke / #Montreal in the evening of November 27th
Montreal. QC. Thousands of Montrealers have no regular immigration status. Officially, they don’t exist. In reality, they are our neighbours, friends, family, people we encounter in the streets; the guy cleaning the office at night, the teenager who put the carrots into the bag you get at the grocery store and her mom who cleans your hotel room, the older man with a cane collecting cans.Continue reading #Montreal: Our undocumented neighbours need our support – right now!
Montreal. Quebec. Demonstrators took down the statue of John A. Macdonald today in downtown Montreal, at the end of the demonstration to defund the police.Continue reading #Montreal #QC: Statue of John A. Macdonald Toppled
Montreal, July 2, 2020 — As part of #CancelCanadaDay actions throughout the Canadian state, the #MacdonaldMustFall group in Montreal has once again vandalized the Macdonald Monument in Montreal, this time in yellow paint.Continue reading John A. Macdonald Statue in #Montreal Vandalized with Paint (Again!)
Montreal. Quebec. Some people in so-called Montreal have written this letter to comrades who are currently incarcerated. It can be printed, or edited and printed, and sent to friends inside. The letter describes #Uprisings across Turtle Island, and also includes a transcription of an article written by El Jones and incarcerated people out east. It can be hard to get information on the inside.Continue reading So-called #Montreal, QC: Letter to inside — June 2020
Montreal. QC. June 15. 2020. Last night in a post-Victoria Day / pre-Canada Day action — the Macdonald Monument at Place du Canada was sprayed in purple paint by local anti-colonial vandals.Continue reading #Montreal, #QC: Racist John A. Macdonald Monument vandalized with paint