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#COVID-19: Preliminary Thoughts in #Montreal, #QC, on the Current Situation

Montreal. QC. March 30, 2020. What follows are preliminary thoughts; things are changing quickly and in unpredictable ways, and while we don’t claim to have anything particularly original to say, we feel it’s important to communicate some thoughts and connect some dots from an anti-racist, anti-fascist perspective, as the exercise might be useful, and to start thinking now about how we will move forward from this.

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#Montreal Counter Information: Why and How to Go on a Rent Strike

Montreal. QC. March 25, 2020. Rent strikes are risky. To reduce the risks, the more of us the better. We have strength in numbers.

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Communiqué from Prisoners in the #Laval Immigration Holding Centre: Hunger Strike Until We Are Free

Laval. QC. March 24, 2020. Following the petition we wrote [on 19 March, sent to government officials and asking to be released in the context of the pandemic*], which had little impact on our situation of detention, we have decided to move to the second phase of our plan. This is to go on an indefinite hunger strike, starting today. This will be done in the most peaceful way and we are not breaking any detention centre rules. Thank you for your support and all help is welcome.

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Solidarity Action with Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders Blocked Access to Port of #Montreal

Montreal. Quebec. March 8, 2020. A group of around 100 protesters blocked the Viau entrance of the Port of Montreal Saturday afternoon for about 30 minutes. The group arrived at the port at around 2:15pm today and erected a barricade and several banners in front of the port entrance, blocking incoming and outgoing traffic. The group then held a demo through the streets of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve.

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#Montreal: Statement of Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en and Their Resistance Against Colonial Aggression

Tiohtià:ke (Montreal), February 27, 2020 – Montréal Antifasciste declares our complete and unconditional solidarity and support with the people of the Wet’suwet’en nation in their ongoing resistance to Canadian colonialism, as well as with all those who have taken action in support of the Wet’suwet’en following the invasion by the RCMP. While there have been blockades across the illegal country of “Canada”, we would like to specifically mention those established by members of the Mohawk Nation in Kahnawake and Tyendinaga, the latter of which having been attacked by the colonial police on February 24th, the former currently under threat of another colonial injunction.

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#ShutDownCanada: Call for Blockade of Downtown #Montreal in solidarity with #Wetsuweten

Montreal. Quebec. Call for an emergency demonstration in support of Indigenous communities facing police interventions throughout so-called Canada.

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#ShutDownCanada: CN Rail Lines Blocked on South Shore of “#Montreal” – Public Call for Reinforcement!

So-called Canada. A CN rail crossing in Saint-Lambert, Quebec is currently being blocked. The track connects Montreal to Eastern Canada as well as to the United States. We are acting in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en who are fighting against Coastal Gas Link’s proposed energy corridor through their territory and whose land was invaded by the RCMP in January.

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#ShutDownCanada: Blockade at St-Pascal, #Kamouraska

Saint Pascal. Quebec. Today, Sunday the 16th of February, at 11am, around 20 people gathered at the train station in St-Pascal du Kamouraska.

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