SEIZE Newsletter

Solidarity Economy Incubation 

for Zero Emissions

Building Food Revolutions

When: Thursday March 14th 6PM-9PM

Where: 1455#H544 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal QC

Food isn’t just fuel; it’s a powerful force in our communities!

Our food scene, including right here at Concordia, has its fair share of ethical issues. Join CFC & SEIZE for a lively discussion on addressing these problems and cooking up creative revolutionary solutions!

Be part of the change right here at Concordia and beyond. See you there!


Register here

L'Organe is recruiting!

Duration: Temporary (up to 50 hours in March 2024)

Rate: $25/hour

Deadline: March 7, 2024


We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual to fill the temporary position of AGM Organizer for our Francophone non-profit media production based at an English-language university in Montreal. The AGM Organizer will be responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of our annual general meeting, including promotion, space booking, and logistics. Learn more here!

Community Land Trusts:
What is it, for whom, how?

When: March 7, 2024, 6PM - 9PM

Where: 201 Rue Sainte-Catherine , Hybrid supported on registration


Deterioration of tenants' rights, elimination of financing for affordable housing and financialization of housing... where are we going with all this? We need quick and long-term solutions. For us, by us.

This round table presents examples of FFC in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada. Come discover how communities have organized themselves to permanently protect their affordable housing.

With Kensington Market Community Land Trust, SiS (Solidarity real estate solutions), and Louvain Ecodistrict Development Company


Register here

First-Aid 101 Workshop

When: Sunday, March 17, 10 am - 1pm

Where:  Cité des Hospitalières, 251 Avenue des Pins, Montréal, QC

Wheelchair accessible


The recent large-scale mobilizations taking place in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal in solidarity with Palestine have highlighted the importance of street medic skills to take care of our, and each other’s, health and well-being. This workshop aims to introduce some aspects of medic work such as how to prepare for an action, evaluate risks, read protest dynamics, stay safe, and some basic first aid scenarios.

Organized by the Caring for Social Justice Collective (& Friends!) Everyone welcome! (except cops and media)


SPACE IS LIMITED for this workshop - we ask that people RSVP by emailing






SEIZE, in collaboration with l’Organe and Free City Radio, is surveying groups engaged in housing advocacy—particularly tenant organizing—across Canada. We’ll be reporting the results in the coming months, but if you know of any grassroots housing groups we should reach out to—or if you’re interested in helping with SEIZE’s housing efforts—get in touch with 


On March 7, 2024, 12 pm EST, This webinar will discuss practices in good governance for worker co-operatives including discussion on the following governance-related topics:

  • How can worker co-ops move good workers to good member-owners?
  • Discussion about membership and responsibilities and how to share/disseminate that information to new members.
  • Participatory decision-making and problem-solving methods.
  • Improving democracy within the co-operative.
Register here!

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