Filipino Canadian youth and women’s organizations continue to celebrate International Women’s Month with launch of second critical discussion in their series, “Where Have all the Women Gone?”, on the topic of sex trafficking and prostitution

March 21, 2016
The Philippine Women Centre of Ontario (PWC-ON) and the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance (FCYA) at York University are gearing up once again in preparation for the next event, which will be a continuation of the month-long critical political discussion series “Where Have All the Women Gone?” to celebrate International Women’s Month this […]

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Being leaders on the revolutionary road towards women’s liberation

International Working Women’s Day Statement from the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC)

March 8, 2016

This year, we celebrate International Women’s Day and move forward in our struggle for women’s liberation by challenging ourselves to expand and assert our vision of a just and equal society. Here in Canada and around the world, […]

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Filipino Canadian youth and women’s organizations to commemorate  International Women’s Day with the launch of a critical discussion series and ask “where have all the women gone?”

The Philippine Women Centre of Ontario (PWC-ON) and Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance at York (FCYA/UKPC-York) are inviting everyone to the York University campus during the month of March for a critical discussion series that will tackle a multitude of women’s issues from reproductive justice, domestic work, sex trafficking and prostitution, and women’s history of […]

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We say no to homophobia and sexism! We say no to irresponsible and false leaders!

Congress of Progressive Filipinos
National Statement
February 19, 2016
The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) is disgusted by the recent homophobic statement made by boxer, Philippine congressman and Senatorial candidate, Manny Pacquiao, against LGBTQs comparing them to being worse than animals for having same-sex relationships. These comments in particular reflect the persisting machismo, homophobia, and sexism […]

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Forum to challenge globalization and expose systemic factors perpetuatingviolence against women

November 26, 2015

On the eve of the National Day of Remembrance and Action Ending Violence Against Women, commemorating the 14 women who passed away at the École Polytechnique Massacre in 1989, a public forum to highlight the work from grassroots women’s organizations across Canada to tackle violence against women will take place on December […]

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Justice for Janitors and Cleaners! Advance and Uphold the Working-class Struggle!

2nd Solidarity Statement for Toronto Janitors and Cleaners
November 25, 2015

 

Toronto, ON—SIKLAB Ontario (Advance and uphold the Struggles of Filipino Canadian Workers) and the member organizations of the Magkaisa (Unity) Centre commend the downtown Toronto janitors and cleaners in their steadfast and resilient strike against the exploitative and abusive hiring contractors Amphora Maintenance Ltd., and […]

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End contractualization and flexibilization of labour! Meaningful and secure livelihoods for workers now!

Solidarity statement for Toronto Cleaners and Janitors
November 10, 2015
 

Toronto, ON—SIKLAB Ontario (Advance and Uphold the Struggles of Filipino Canadian Workers) and the member organizations of the Magkaisa (Unity) Centre extend our solidarity to the Toronto cleaners and janitors, and their allies, in protest against exploitative working conditions and oppressive labour practices. As part of […]

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Filipino Canadian Women to tackle systemic violence in upcoming forum “Taking the Revolutionary Road: Ending Violence Against Women”

Event announcement
November 5, 2015

Toronto, ON–On December 5th, join the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario, along with women leaders and organizers from across communities, as we take up the important question of ending violence against women at our public forum, “Taking the Revolutionary Road: Ending Violence Against Women”. Women at the frontlines, who are fighting […]

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No to bombs over Syria! No to Canadian warplanes and US Troops in the Middle East!

Congress of Progressive Filipinos
National Statement
Beginning in April of 2015, two of Canada’s CF-18 fighters dropped the first set of bombs over Syria, participating in a US-led airstrike to take out a Syrian military installation occupied by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Since then Canada has participated in 3 more airstrikes […]

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Roots, Rhymes & Resistance is one day away!

September 26, 2015

Toronto, Ontario – With just a day away, the stage is finally set for the annual fundraising concert, Roots, Rhymes, and Resistance organized by Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Youth Alliance (UKPC/FCYA). The concert, titled “Celebrating Filipino Women’s Resistance,” will be held tomorrow, Saturday, September 26th at the United Steelworkers Hall […]

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