migrant workers

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Workers control not border controls: Celebrating 125 years of May Day

Apr 30, 2011 to May 1, 2011
Rhizome Café
317 East Broadway
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 46.6812" N, 123° 5' 55.0536" W
British Columbia CA
Join us on the 125th anniversary of May Day, as we stand with workers around the world in celebrating the militant tradition of May 1 as a day to oppose the exploitation of workers.
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Screening of El Contrato

Feb 8, 2011 to Feb 9, 2011
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 53.2584" N, 79° 24' 44.6868" W
Ontario CA
El Contato follows the path of migrant workers from Central Mexico to pick tomatos in Lemington, Ontario and the struggles and racism they face.
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International Migrants Day

Dec 18, 2010
George Brown College, St. James Campus
290 Adelaide Street East Room 303 - Theatre
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 6.8508" N, 79° 22' 11.2944" W
CA
Celebrate International Migrants Day at George Brown College and strengthen solidarity amongst workers.
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Connecting Worker’s Struggles and Building Solidarity

Jun 20, 2010 to Jun 21, 2010
Steelworkers Hall
25 Cecil St.
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 24.5988" N, 79° 23' 44.5452" W
CA
We will analyze how the current immigration policy brings in more temporary workers and less permanent residents; and how this policy impacts not only temporary migrant workers, but all workers.
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No Rights, No Rules: Migrant Workers in a Globalized World

Jun 20, 2010
U of T - Hart House
7 Hart House Circle
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 49.2084" N, 79° 23' 40.8876" W
CA
Join us to map out the step forwards to work with those people who leave their homes only be disappointed, neglected and abused by the Canadian Temporary Foreign Workers Program.
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Colonialism, Capitalism and Migration: No One is Illegal

Jun 19, 2010
Ryerson University - SCC Thomas Lounge
55 Gould St.
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 28.6092" N, 79° 22' 44.148" W
CA
A panel with community activists from No One Is Illegal Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal focuses on the realities of Canadian immigration and border controls in relation to the broader global dynamics
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Peoples March Against Jason Kenney

Jul 24, 2010
Central Park
Patterson Skytrain Station
Burnaby
Canada
49° 13' 46.4772" N, 123° 0' 44.7732" W
CA
Join the People’s March Against Jason Kenney on July 24th to demand an end to censorship of dissenting voices.
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Worker control not border controls

May 1, 2010
Rhizome Cafe
317 East Broadway
Vancouver
Canada
49° 15' 46.2672" N, 123° 5' 54.6648" W
CA
An International Workers Day event to show solidarity with migrant and immigrant workers and stand opposed to the exploitation of workers worldwide.
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No one is illegal: March for status for all

May 1, 2010
St. Jamestown
Wellesley St. and Ontario St.
Toronto
Canada
43° 40' 3.486" N, 79° 22' 19.7508" W
CA
On International Workers Day march to show solidarity with immigrants, refugees and migrant workers and fight exploitation.
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No to wage theft - solidarity with migrant workers

Mar 20, 2010
2538 Maple St.
Vancouver
Canada
49° 15' 48.9168" N, 123° 8' 18.834" W
CA
Join migrant workers and the Labour Committee from the Organizing Centre for Social and Economic Justice, to speak out against wage theft!
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No Olympics on Stolen Native Land!

May 3, 2009
Statue of Champlain
near 380 Sussex Behind the National Gellery
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 51.1716" N, 75° 41' 52.6524" W
Ontario CA
An anti-colonial walking tour of Ottawa that will also address the role that the Olympics are playing in ongoing colonization.
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Caribbean Migrant Workers' Welcome

May 3, 2009 to May 4, 2009
Bethany Mennonite Church
572 East & West Line (Corner of 4 Mile Creek Rd.)
L0S 1J0 Niagara-on-the-Lake , ON
Canada
43° 14' 0.5928" N, 79° 7' 28.74" W
Ontario CA
<p>Join us as we welcome the return of Caribbean farm workers into our community!</p>

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