Countering the national security agenda

Friday, February 4, 2011 - 23:00 to Monday, February 7, 2011 - 00:00

 

Free event. Free food. Childcare on site.

Simultaneous translation (English-French). Accessible to wheel-chairs.*

Accessibility policy: www.peoplescommission.org/en/forum/accessibility.php

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FORUM CONTENT

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Friday, February 4

7 p.m. Panel -- Historical perspectives on National Security:

Delegitimization of Dissent and Marginalization of Communities

Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-110

Speakers : Marc-André Cyr, Ellen Gabriel, Ian Mackay, Mona Oikawa

Saturday, February 5

** Childcare from 10am to 5:30pm at the Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve

W., room H760

10 a.m. Panel -- CSIS -- Who needs them?

Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H767

Speakers : Gary Kinsman, Adil Charkaoui, Marie-Ève Sauvé and Clifton

Arihwakehte Nicholas

1 p.m. Virtual 'walking tour' of Montreal's Security Industrial Complex

Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H767

3:30 p.m. Action workshops:

Action workshop 1: Mapping Montreal's (in)Security Industrial Complex

Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H767

Action workshop 2: CSIS Watch

Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H763

Action workshop 3: Towards a People's History Collective in Montreal?

Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H762

Sunday, February 6

** Childcare from 10am to 5:30pm at 2110 Centre, 2110 Mackay

10 a.m. Panel - Immigration Security Measures: Evaluating our Struggles

De Sève Cinema, JW McConnell Building (Library), 1400 de Maisonneuve W.,

room LB-125

Speakers: Matthew Behrens, Hassan Almrei, Nazila Bettache and Mostafa

Henaway

1 p.m. Panel -- Canada's terrorist lists, a mechanism of social and political

control

De Sève Cinema, JW McConnell Building (Library), 1400 de Maisonneuve W.,

room LB-125

Speakers: Dominique Peschard, Issam Al Yamani and video with extracts from

interviews on the political and community impact of blacklisting

3:30 p.m. Action workshops:

Action workshop 1: Media Fightback on Immigration Security Measures

SCPA, 2149 Mackay, 1st floor*

with Ramani Belendra, Tamara Vukov and Sophie Lamarche Harkat

*We apologize that this location is not accessible to wheel-chairs.

Action workshop 2: Campaign against Canada's terrorist list

QPIRG, 1500 de Maisonneuve W., room 204

with Saini Chattar Singh, Abousfian Abdelrazik, Suleyman Goven and

Sivanathan Sivaraman

6 p.m. Community Dinner in solidarity with Mohamed Harkat

Hall Building, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., 7th floor

 

Concordia University
various locations on campus
Montreal , QC
Canada
45° 30' 32.0004" N, 73° 33' 15.0012" W
Quebec CA
Feb. 4 19:00 - 21:00, Feb. 5 10:00- 17:00, Feb. 6 10:00 - 20:00

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