Hamilton & St Catharines: Liberal MP Offices Redecorated to Demand Status for All

On September 20, migrant workers and supporters covered liberal MPs offices with STATUS FOR ALL messages in Hamilton and St. Catharines as part of the Migrant Rights Network’s national day of action.

We demand a single-tier immigration system, where everyone in the country has the same rights. All migrants, refugees and undocumented people in the country must be regularized and given full immigration status now without exception. All migrants arriving in the future must do so with full and permanent immigration status. Read More …

Keep your Rent, Help Each Other: Roundup of rent refusal and mutual aid organizing

Across Ontario, many tenants across the region will withhold rent from their landlord. Even though we are constantly told we are all in this together, the social impact of the virus will be hugely uneven and intensify existing inequalities. Whether tenants still have the means to pay this month or not, this movement shows solidarity with those who can’t and recognizes that few people can last long without the income Read More …

“St. Catharines” Banner Drop in Solidarity With Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders

In response to the continued colonialist occupation of Wet’suwet’en land by government, police, and extractive industry, some settler accomplices dropped a banner during rush hour over highway 406 in so called St. Catharines. 

We support the autonomy and self determination of indigenous peoples on Turtle Island and abroad, who are leading the struggles against colonialism, environmental destruction, and dispossession. Read More …

St. Catharines: Pro-Refugee Banner Drop

On Thursday afternoon, in response to anti-immigrant white supremacist propaganda recently appearing around the Niagara region, settlers in the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory dropped a banner over highway 406 to send a clear message: IM/MIGRANTS & REFUGEES ARE WELCOME HERE.

Division based on immigration/citizenship status only benefits the rich and powerful. What would our communities look like without this divide, without these borders between us? Let’s find out together! Read More …