In the Network: Media Co-op Dominion   Locals: HalifaxMontrealTorontoVancouver

Support the VMC, donate today!

Dominion Stories

Group notifications

This group offers an RSS feed. Or subscribe to these personalized, sitewide feeds:

No One is Illegal - Protest against Immigration Minister Jason Kenney

Dominion Stories

On May 14, 2010 an emergency protest was called by the War Resisters
Campaign and No One Is Illegal to confront Immigration Minister Jason
Kenney. Kenney was trying to sell his new heinous refugee reform bill as
part of a hand-picked immigration roundtable.

Approximately 25-30 people surrounded the two entrances to the Citizenship
and Immigration Canada building for over 90 mins, trapping Kenney inside
and preventing his exit from the building. A picket informed those passing
by about the record of Jason Kenney. Despite an increasing police and
security presence as time passed, a small group of NOII members were able
to block Kenney's limousine from leaving the parking garage for a few
minutes, though quickly removed by police. As this scuffle broke out
around his car, Kenney was visibly shaken inside his car.

This is the latest in a series of public confrontations of Minister
Kenney, in Nov 2009 members of No One Is Illegal disrupted a Jason Kenney
speaking event at UBC:

Read more about The People v. Kenney Campaign

Catch the news as it breaks: follow the VMC on Twitter.
Join the Vancouver Media Co-op today. Click here to learn about the benefits of membership.

User login