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Film Screening: “Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada”

Join us for the special screening of STATUS QUO? THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF FEMINISM IN CANADA, with director Karen Cho and subjects from the film present for a Q&A. This screening is co-presented with the National Film Board of Canada, the Childcare Resource and Research Unit, the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada & the Philippine [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Slideshow|0 Comments

Onward with the Struggle: National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada Mourn Death of Jyoti Singh Pandey, Call Women to Rise Up to End Violence Against Women

For immediate release January 11, 2012  Toronto, ON – The National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) stands in solidarity with women in India as they mourn the loss of 23 year-old student Jyoti Singh from the gruesome gang rape perpetuated by  five men on a moving bus. Such heinous crime is a testament [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 January 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Venue for Vancouver-wide Workers’ Conference

November 7, 2012 For Immediate Release Vancouver, BC - In solidarity with the support workers at Simon Fraser University and members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees - CUPE local 3338 that are currently on strike, the Counterspin Secretariat changed the venue of 'Workers' Struggles amidst Neoliberal Globalization' Vancouver-wide conference. The event was to be held [...]

By | 2012-11-04T22:35:17+00:00 November 4th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Province-wide workers’ conference set to advance the role of workers as central to ongoing movements for social change

For immediate release October 15, 2012 Vancouver, BC—The Kalayaan Centre, its allies and the Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) call on all to take action and participate in a province-wide workers’ conference titled “Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization” on November 10th at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre. Originally held in Toronto in August, the [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 October 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Registration now open for province-wide workers’ conference in Vancouver

Conference announcement October 3, 2012 Vancouver, BC—The Kalayaan Centre, its member organizations, along with the Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC), welcome and invite all to participate in a province-wide conference “Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization,” to be held on the 10th of November at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre in Downtown Vancouver. Co-sponsored by [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 October 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Workers gathered to advance the movement for genuine social change at national conference “Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization”

Day 1: Workers Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization, a set on Flickr. Conference communiqué September 10, 2012 Toronto, ON— This past 11th and 12th of August, over 100 participants gathered for “Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization,” a national workers’ conference organized by the Counterspin secretariat, a formation of the Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) and [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 September 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Book Launch: Asian Immigrants in “Two Canadas:” Racialization, Marginalization and Deregulated Work

Philippine Women Centre of Ontario with the support of Dr. Roland Sintos Coloma, Sociology and Equity Studies at OISE proudly present: BOOK LAUNCH: ASIAN IMMIGRANTS IN “TWO CANADAS:” RACIALIZATION, MARGINALIZATION AND DEREGULATED WORK Latest publication by Dr. Habiba Zaman, Simon Fraser University Friday, August 10th, 2012, 5:00 - 7:00 PM OISE Room 5230 Ontario Institute [...]

By | 2012-08-01T10:18:54+00:00 August 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Concert fundraiser “Roots Rhymes and Resistance” ignited Filipino Canadian youth’s collective voice of militant resistance against cutbacks

Roots, Rhymes & Resistance: Laying Tracks Against Cutbacks, a set on Flickr. For immediate release August 1, 2012 Toronto, ON—Filipino Canadian youth once again prove that their spirit of cultural resistance is alive and thriving through the successful cultural fundraiser show, “Roots, Rhymes and Resistance: Laying Tracks Against Cutbacks” (RRR), presented at the University of [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 August 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Disability, Racism and Work in Canada: Black and Filipina women’s experiences of exploitation and resistance

Transnational Narratives of Disability Speaker Series presents Disability, Racism, and Work in Canada: Black and Filipina women’s experiences of exploitation and resistance Wednesday July 25, 5-7pm Vari Hall Room 1156 York University Featuring Joy Sioson, Chairperson, Philippine Women’s Centre of Ontario Roberta Timothy, Postdoctoral Fellow, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Rachel Gorman, Assistant Professor, [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 July 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Workers: Makers of History” exhibit celebrates and enriches workers’ history at Mayworks Festival

Workers: Makers of History, a set on Flickr. For immediate release May 18, 2012 Toronto, ON—A crowd of over 70 participants gathered to celebrate and enrich an unfolding history of workers’ resistance during the May 10th opening night for the “Workers: Makers of History” exhibit, part of the Mayworks Festival of Working People and the [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 May 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments