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Progressive Filipino Canadians against fascism: Continuing the culture of resistance towards revolutionary social transformation

Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) National Statement February 9, 2017—We are in a crucial moment in history, and to understand how we can advance our organizing efforts as progressive Filipino Canadians, there is a need for a proper analysis of current social, economic and political developments around the world. Much is happening in the global [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 February 10th, 2017|CPFC|0 Comments

Maveerar Naal: Commemorating the revolutionary struggle of the Tamil People

A statement of solidarity delivered at Founders Assembly Hall, York University, Toronto, ON. Karina Francisco reads UKPC's statement of solidarity Good evening everyone. On behalf of our comrades on the York University campus and the Filipino Canadian community at large, as members of the Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada, the Filipino Canadian [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 November 28th, 2016|YorkU Campus|0 Comments

Anti-Trump Politics Solidarity Statement

November 18, 2016 Toronto, ON—The Filipino Canadian youth Alliance of Ontario and its’ sister organizations, the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario and SIKLAB Ontario, continue to stand in solidarity with the struggle against racism, xenophobia, sexism, ableism, islamophobia, homophobia and amongst all else that purports the culture of hate and oppression. As Trump’s influence warrants [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|FCYA/UKPC|0 Comments

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 resistance. [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We reject fear! Junk Bill C-51

April 11, 2015 Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) National Statement   Toronto – Insulted and angry – these are the feelings that many Canadians have following expeditious attempts of the Conservative majority to pass Bill C-51 through parliament without any opposition or serious criticism. Dubbed the “Anti-Terrorism” Bill, Harper and his cabinet have made the [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 April 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MKC is looking for volunteers for “Maleta Stories, an Independent Project for Scotiabank Nuit Blanche”

Time: Saturday, October 1 at 7:00pm - October 2 at 7:00am Location: The Centre for International Experience, University of Toronto 33 St. George St. (and College) Toronto, ON A collaboration between Marissa Largo and the Magkaisa Centre for Nuit Blanche 2011. With the Centre for International Experience as its backdrop, a projected stop-motion animation of [...]

By | 2011-08-31T19:31:55+00:00 August 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Countdown to the Maleta Launch

Toronto, ON – March 17, 2010 – Going beyond tokenizing traditional cultural performances and culinary treats, the Maleta (suitcase) Project aims to sew the experiences of the Filipino community together to weave a history of Filipino migration to Canada. Titled “End the Exploitation, March for Liberation: The Maleta Launch,” the opening show will focus on [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:22+00:00 March 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments