Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Pheonix Rising: Night of Music, Poetry and Soul

Come join NOII in seeing amazing local artists performing at Pheonix Rising: Night of Music, Poetry and Soul on Friday, October 3.

Donations from the event will go towards supporting migrants facing deportation in Ottawa.

The night will be filled with poetry, music and the chance to connect, being to being. With performances by: Lana K, Sarah Musa, Priya Shah, Lucila Al Mar, D-Lightful, Yusra Uzair, MGD, Ikenna Onyegbula, and Balam Santos. Beats by DJ Debonair.

Tickets sliding scale $7-10.
The event will take place on Friday, October 3 at 7pm at 78 Carruthers Ave.

Please note the event will be dry: meaning no alcohol or other substances will be consumed or sold at the event.

Facebook event:

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

A short history of migration to Turtle Island

Here's a short history of im/migration to Canada/Turtle Island compiled by NOII members. Click to full-screen for a better experience.

NOII-Ottawa New Member's Meeting

Join us for our open NOII collective meeting. This will be a chance for folks who attended our orientation (on September 29) to plug into the collective and get more specific information.

If you were interested in being a core member, a Sanctuary City volunteer, or interested in support work with NOII, please join us!

If you weren't able to make our orientation meeting but are still interested in participating, come to the meeting! Just email us at to let us know you'll be attending.

The meeting will take place at the University of Ottawa campus in the University Centre building, Room 207 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on Monday, October 6

Accessibility Notes: The venue is wheelchair accessible. If you need childminding or transcription, please let us know by emailing us at

Friday, September 19, 2014

End Migrant Detention! Public Action & Community Feast

Some pics from our afternoon public action & community feast on September 17 in honor of the 191 migrant detainees who have been on strike for a year in Lindsay, Ontario. More info at:

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Join No One Is Illegal

Come to our recruitment event on September 29, Monday in Room 201 at the Jack Purcell Community Centre (320 Jack Purcell Lane) from 7pm to 9pm. You'll find out about how to get involved with us, information on our various campaigns, and resources we can provide.

We will post more information about the event (including childcare and accessibility info) as we get closer to the date.

Canadian Unemployment & the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Join No One Is Illegal - Ottawa at the Peoples Social Forum - Forum social des peuples in Fauteux, Rm 133, UOttawa campus for a panel discussion and brainstorming around fighting back against the temporarization of migration into Canada.

We will be joined by speakers from Pmsc Ottawa (Pilipinong Migrante Sa Canada - PMSC Ottawa), Justice For Janitors SEIU Local 2, Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, and Justicia for Migrant Workers, J4MW.

The panel will be held on Thursday, August 21 from 9:00am to 10:30am in the Fauteux building, Room 133 on the University of Ottawa campus (75 Laurier Avenue West).

The room is wheelchair accessible. For other accessibility needs (whisper translation, childcare, transcription, etc), please contact