Breaking: Hothouse Squat launches in Surrey Centre!

2020-04-03T12:14:40-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , , |

On April 1st, homeless activists launched the Hothouse Squat. They call for for poor and homeless communities all over the province to take over vacant buildings as part of the #SQUAT2SURVIVE movement, in an act of militant self-defense from COVID-19.

#Squat2Survive! Homeless communities organize to escape COVID-19 hothouses

2020-04-01T16:40:37-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

You can't self-isolate in shelters, SROs, modular housing, or on the streets. By taking over vacant buildings, we can immediately shelter ourselves from the many threats of poverty – of which COVID-19 is just one. Support poor and homeless communities to #Squat2Survive!

Canada’s COVID-19 response is a “death sentence for homeless people”

2020-03-19T11:21:51-07:00Categories: Events and Updates, News Releases|Tags: |

Homeless activists are calling a press conference to demand that the government redirect resources to poor communities, so that they can take care of their own health and safety in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Isolate how? COVID-19 means unite and fight!

2020-03-20T13:43:47-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: , |

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Red Braid is distributing information, offering resources, and organizing poor and homeless communities. We encourage others to download, adapt, and distribute the flyer in their own communities.

Support the Train Blockades at Tyendinaga and Treaty 1 and Gitxsan territories! SHUT CANADA DOWN!

2020-03-02T15:32:17-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: |

The #CoquitlamRailBlockade is part of a Wet’suwet’en defence movement that is spreading as Indigenous nations exercising their sovereign control over their territories stop rail line traffic

Stop the RCMP invasion of Unist’ot’en Camp!

2020-02-08T19:40:44-07:00Categories: Events and Updates|Tags: |

Blocking the Port of Vancouver communicates the powerful message that the Wet’suwet’en nation is not alone. Our growing movement must become more powerful to break the hold that corporations, police, and colonial courts have over our lives and relations between Indigenous nations and non-Indigenous people.

We fight for Wet’suwet’en sovereignty, the extinction of fossil fuel capitalism, and the defeat of Canada

2020-01-13T15:40:49-07:00Categories: Events and Updates, Public Statements|Tags: |

Alliance Against Displacement is on the side of the Wet’suwet’en nation, and of all Indigenous peoples and nations against Canada’s imperialist rule of law.

Burnaby tenants rally against new mass rezoning

2020-05-24T11:47:06-07:00Categories: Events and Updates, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

In November 2019, Stop Demovictions Burnaby organized a rally against the mass rezoning of hundreds of affordable rental units in Metrotown. This rally took place on the unceded and [...]

Surrey RCMP and Bylaw seize homeless people’s belongings

2019-12-29T03:02:48-07:00Categories: Events and Updates, News Releases|Tags: , |

Five homeless people lost their belongings when police and bylaw officers raided their tents this morning. “They left us with nothing but the clothes on our backs,” said one of the victims of the raid.