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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‘Roots, Rhymes and Resistance’ concert will amplify calls to End Violence Against Women

Toronto, Ontario–The celebration draws closer as Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON) organizes its fifth Roots, Rhymes, & Resistance in Toronto. Titled “Celebrating Filipino Women’s Resistance”, this event will highlight the contributions of both the Philippine Women Centre of British Columbia (PWC-BC) and the Philippine Women Centre of […]

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Carrying on the Legacy of Filipino Women’s Resistance

Toronto, ON –On September 26th, 2015, witness the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario bring to the fore the legacy of Filipino women’s resistance in Canada through ‘Roots, Rhymes and Resistance (RRR)’, an annual concert featuring the talents of progressive Filipino Canadian women, youth, artists and allies. The event is part of the 15th […]

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Art exhibit portrays Filipino Canadians’ plight in building a home in Canada as part of Nuit Blanche 2015

The Magkaisa Centre
August 4, 2015
Toronto, Ontario—The Magkaisa Centre is proud to announce its’ participation in the internationally renowned arts festival, Nuit Blanche, 2015. “Our Voices: A Portrait Series” project is once again making the Filipino Canadian community’s voices heard in this year’s festival to be held on October 3 at Beit Zatoun. As part […]

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Roots Rhymes & Resistance is back for its fifth year to celebrate Filipino Women’s Resistance

 

Toronto, ON—Roots Rhymes and Resistance an annual concert fundraiser organized by Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance (UKPC/FCYA) is back for its fifth year in Toronto. This year’s concert is entitled “Celebrating Filipino Women’s Resistance” to celebrate the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario’s (PWC-ON) 15th and the Philippine Women Centre of […]

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