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What's BOGUS about the Conservative Immigration System?

Apr/12/2012 - 6:00 pm

How the proposed new Refugee Exclusion Act - Bill C-31 - affects our Communities & How to Stop It.

A Community Forum and Call to Action by No One Is Illegal Toronto & the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario
Thursday, APRIL 12, 6pm
Friends Meeting House
60 Lowther Avenue (just 1 block north from St.George Station - Bedford Exit).

Speakers: Audrey Macklin (Faculty of Law, UofT), Gina Csanyi-Robah (Roma Community Centre) and Karin Baqi (South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario)


ACTION ALERT: Axe the Refugee Exclusion Act (Bill C-31)

On February 16th, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney introduced bill C-31. This bill amounts to an immigration “omnibus” bill, one that effectively hollows out Canada’s system of refugee protection.

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KI's fight against mining continues.

Update from Toronto KI Support, March 8, 2012

When the mining trucks come to rip up the land
What part of No don't you understand?
When armed guards are what you've got planned
What part of No don't you understand?
You're poisoning the the water, the plants, and the land
What part of No don't you understand?
KIs here, you gotta meet their demands!
What part of No don't you understand?

Toronto -- On Monday, March 5, nearly 150 people gathered in a packed hall in downtown Toronto to hear KI Elder Mary Jane Crow, KI Councilor Cecilia Begg, KICouncilor Randy Nanokeesic, Steven Chapman - KI Lands and Environment Unit, and Richard Anderson, KI Watershed Coordinator. In a hushed room, the community leaders declared their relentless commitment to protecting their sovereinty and their territory.

NOII Alert: Axe the Refugee Exclusion Act!

Statement endorsed by No One Is Illegal Halifax, No One Is Illegal Toronto, and No One Is Illegal Vancouver Coast Salish Territories

Last week Minister of Censorship and Deportation Jason Kenney tabled Bill C-31, an omnibus Refugee Exclusion Act. This Act is racist. It creates a two-tier system of refugee protection, increases incarceration, denies and revokes legal status, and violently targets and expels refugees and
migrants from Canada.

Under the proposed Refugee Exclusion Act, the following provisions will be established:

Whose Borders? An evening of politics, popcorn and picture shows!

Mar/16/2012 - 7:15 pm
Mar/16/2012 - 9:15 pm

No One is Illegal - Toronto Presents:

Whose Borders?

An evening of politics, popcorn and picture shows!


*Enemy Alien (dir. Konrad Aderer, 81 mins.): The gripping story of the fight to free Farouk Abdel-Muhti, a Palestinian-born human rights activist detained in a post-9/11 sweep of Muslim immigrants. Told through the eyes of the filmmaker, the grandson of Japanese Americans held in internment camps during World War II, this documentary provides an intimate look at detention regimes past and present.

*Kanawayandan D'aaki - Protecting Our Land (Praxis Pictures, 12 mins): Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) First Nation has governed and cared for their indigenous homelands since time immemorial. This is a short film about their ongoing struggle against the theft of their land and resources by resource extraction companies and the government, and a call for action, solidarity and support.

March 5 & 6: No Mining on Sacred Lands!

Mar/05/2012 - 6:30 pm
Mar/06/2012 - 2:30 pm

KI Speaks Out Against God's Lake Resources and McGuinty government.


Featuring: KI Elder Mary Jane Crowe, KI Councilor Cecilia Begg, KI Councilor Randy Nanokeesic, Steven Chapman - KI Lands and Environment Unit, Ramsay Hart - Mining Watch, officers from the Ontario Federation of Labour and a new video by Allan Lissner.

Monday March 5, 2012, 6:30pm
Steelworkers' Hall, 25 Cecil Street


Featuring speakers from KI, Mining Watch, Council of Canadians, No One Is Illegal - Toronto and the Ontario Federation of Labour.

Tuesday March 6, 2012, 12:30 p.m.
At Prospectors Developers & Mining Association Convention
255 Front St. W.

N.B. Come early on March 6th at 11:30 to participate in Mining Injustice Solidarity Network actions.

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