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Progressive Filipino Canadian workers organization announces new National Council

National Statement April 26, 2012 SIKLAB Canada, a progressive Filipino Canadian workers organization, announces its new national council for the year 2012. The council members include Cora Cadiz, National Chairperson; Yolyn Valenzuela, National Vice-Chairperson (East); Arlene Oropel, National Vice-Chairperson (West); and Bryan Taguba, Secretary General. Since October 2005, SIKLAB Canada has been steadfast in advancing [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 April 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The “Maleta Project” to be featured at the 27th Annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts

For immediate release April 17, 2012 Toronto, ON—Once again, witness the Filipino Canadian community’s histories and experiences unfold as the “Maleta [Suitcase] Project” becomes featured at the 27th annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts. Titled “Workers: Makers of History,” this exhibition brings to the fore the struggles of the Filipino Canadian community, [...]

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

International Workers Day Statement

International Workers Day Statement Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians National Statement May 3, 2011 The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) greets International Worker’s Day with heightened militancy and marks the day as a significant time to reclaim and advance the struggles of the working class all over the world. Initially wrought 125 years ago, [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 May 4th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fearlessly reclaiming their role as the true purveyors of history

Toronto, ON–April 21, 2011–An unabashed display of collective brilliance, strength and unity by Filipino Canadian workers will commence at "Advancing the Working Class Struggle: A Critical Look at Canada's Labour and Immigration Programs." Organized by SIKLAB-ON, a progressive Filipino Canadian workers organization, in collaboration with UKPC@UofT/York (Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance–Ontario [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 April 21st, 2011|Slideshow, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Event Announcement: Advancing the Working Class Struggle

ADVANCING THE WORKING CLASS STRUGGLE: A CRITICAL LOOK AT CANADA'S LABOUR AND IMMIGRATION PROGRAMS SIKLAB Ontario’s (Advance and Uphold the Struggle of Filipino Canadian Workers) Celebration of International Worker’s Day, featuring a panel discussion on the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) and the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP) Saturday, April 30th, 2011, 2:00 - 5:00 PM [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 April 11th, 2011|Slideshow, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Progressive Filipino Canadian workers’ group opposes the criminalization of temporary foreign workers

“Three Amigos” amongst latest round of temporary foreign workers criminalized by neoliberal immigration policies National Statement SIKLAB-Canada March 29, 2011 Toronto ON—SIKLAB-Canada, a national formation of progressive Filipino Canadian workers organizations, demands Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) to cease the Three Amigos’ deportation order and to grant their right to remain in Canada. Dubbed as [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 April 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unraveling the hypocrisy of Canada’s family reunification program

Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians National Statement March 3, 2011 The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC), a national alliance of Filipino Canadian workers, women and youth organizations, is not surprised with the announcement on the increase in immigrant visas approved by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) in 2010, numbering 280,636, as well as with [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:21+00:00 March 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SIKLAB-ON Hosts Dinner & Dance Celebrating 5 Years of Filipino Canadian Workers’ Advancement: Nourishing the Appetite for Change, Dancing in the Rhythm of Resistance

Toronto ON (November 13, 2010)—Over 180 members, supporters and friends of the Magkaisa Centre celebrated the 5th year anniversary of SIKLAB Ontario, a progressive Filipino Canadian workers organization, with a fundraiser dinner and dance party held on November 6, 2010 at a local Filipino restaurant. Paving a distinct progressive culture, it is also a night [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:21+00:00 November 13th, 2010|Slideshow|0 Comments