Quebec

Montreal: Antifascists Force Nationalists & Identitarians To Hide Behind Police Lines

Report from Montreal Antifascists about recent mobilization against far-Right and fascist groups. Montréal, May 6th, 2019 –The Montreal police (SPVM) was out in force today to protect several hundred Quebec nationalist bigots who had been...

Montreal: Report-back from Christchurch Solidarity Vigil and Counter-Demo

On March 16, the day after the massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand, Montréal Antifasciste organized a rally in solidarity with the victims, which was simultaneously an antiracist counter-demonstration, given the presence on the site...

Ctrl-Alt-Delete: AI Development in Montreal

An analysis of the growth of AI and machine learning technology in so-called Montreal. Our lives are increasingly characterized by algorithms that mediate our relationships to each other and to the world around us. By...

Montreal: Anticapitalist MayDay 2019 – Cabot Square

On Wednesday May 1st, at 6:30pm, in Square Cabot, the anticapitalist caravan is back at it again to say fuck your borders and fuck your prisons! From the Convergence des luttes anti-capitalistes. For people fleeing...

Queen Victoria Statue in Montreal Attacked with Green Paint in Advance of Demonstration Against...

Queen Victoria Statue in Montreal attacked with green paint in advance of demonstration against racism and xenophobia. Originally published to Montreal Counter-Info.Montreal, March 24, 2019 -- A landmark bronze statue to Queen Victoria, unveiled in 1900 and...

John A. Macdonald Monument in Montreal vandalized on International Day Against Racism

The following communique was sent to It's Going Down anonymously, which we reprint below. MONTREAL, March 17, 2019, 5am - At dawn today, on the International Day Against Racism, the racist and colonial John...

Montreal: Notes on Our March 15th

Report back and personal reflection on the annual mobilization against police brutality in Montreal, first published on Montreal Counter-Info. I want to remember how it felt to be shook by the beauty of the crowd....

Montreal: Banner Drop in Solidarity with Unist’ot’en

The following report and photo was anonymously submitted to It's Going Down. This morning at 7:34 AM at the intersection of Papineau and St-Grégoire streets, a banner with the writtings “Solidarity with Unist’ot’en” was...

You Can’t Hide From Class Struggle: The Campaign at Smiling Bear Café

Gaby recounts the story of an organizing campaign at a café in Montréal, where baristas successfully negotiated a raise and benefits. Workers initially avoided identifying as a union, and framed themselves as trying to...

Montreal: Callout for the March Against Police Brutality 2019

As is the case each year, the COBP organizes a week against police brutality which starts on March 8th and ends on March 16th, 2019. State brutality must be denounced, whether this brutality is coming...