Subject: Direct Action- Emergency Rally!!!
Direct Actions- Emergency Rally
Emergency Rally Wednesday!!!
1. Direct Action --->>> EMERGENCY RALLY!
Please come out....we need numbers to make the message loud and clear....this is a direct threat and attack on the Sikh community as well as all other refugee and migrant communities.
IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES DEMAND THAT LIBERAL PARTY VOTE
AGAINST HARPER'S IMMIGRATION CHANGES
WEDNESDAY APRIL 16
365 Bloor Street East (Bloor and Sherbourne)
Liberal MP, Bob Rae's Constituency Office
No One Is Illegal-Toronto calls on all supporters, allies, students,
trade unions, community members, and organizations, to join us for
a rally and deputation to protest the proposed amendments to the
Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and to demand that
Liberals exercise their power to vote to stop these damaging amendments
imbedded in the Budget Bill C-50.
While the Liberal Party has widely declared their opposition to these
regressive immigration amendments they have so far refused to vote
against them. It's time that the Liberals put their vote where their
A new motion to split the budget bill into two bills has been tabled
by NDP Immigration Critic Olivia Chow (Trinity Spadina). This motion
would allow the House of Common's Standing Committee on Finance to
study, alter, or remove the immigration portion of this bill. This
motion is not a confidence motion, which could result in the fall of
the government, unless the Harper Conservatives chose to make it so.
It is scheduled to be voted on this week in Parliament unless the
government uses parliamentary maneuvers to prevent it from moving
Join community groups as we present MP Bob Rae a giant ballot to
demand that he and his fellow Liberal members exercise their power to
The changes to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) that
Harper 's Conservative government tried to sneak through the House of
Commons via C-50 (the budget implementation act) will give enormous
powers to the Minister to decide which categories of immigration
applications will be processed, and which would be ignored or
discarded. It will also limit several kinds of applicants based on
humanitarian and compassionate grounds that Canadian sponsors can use
to bring their relatives into Canada. The Minister will also gain
extraordinary powers to deny visas to those who meet all the
For more info contact No One Is Illegal-Toronto