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Filipino migrants advocacy group celebrates three-year anniversary; renews call to scrap the exploitative Live in Caregiver Program

For immediate release: October 15, 2008 TORONTO,ON – More than 50 members of the Filipino community from Toronto and Montreal gathered on October 11, 2008 to celebrate SIKLAB Canada's three years of educating, organizing and mobilizing Filipino migrant workers. The event was celebrated with a dinner and a forum on the Live-in Caregiver Program at [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:23+00:00 October 15th, 2008|Slideshow|0 Comments

National Filipino workers advocacy group pushes for increased visibility and end to exploitative Live-in Caregiver Program; celebrates three-year anniversary

For immediate release: October 7, 2008 TORONTO, ON – With a federal election only a few days away, members of the local progressive Filipino community will gather this Saturday, October 11, 2008 to push for increased visibility in Canadian society and an end to exploitative labour programs like the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP). The event [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:23+00:00 October 7th, 2008|Slideshow|0 Comments

Magkaisa Centre hosts its annual community barbeque

Press Release Toronto, ON--On July 27, 2008, members of the Magkaisa (Unity) Centre held its annual barbeque at Earl Bales Park in North York. The event brought together over 70 community members from the Magkaisa Centre in Toronto with guests from the Kapit Bisig (Linking Arms) Centre in Montreal. The occasion served not only to [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:23+00:00 July 30th, 2008|Slideshow|0 Comments

Progressive Filipinos in Canada support the complaint of Marichu Suarez Baoanan against Baja family

Press Statement As progressive Filipinos in Canada, we support the civil complaint of Marichu Suarez Baoanan alleging trafficking, forced labour, peonage and racketeering against her former employer, Lauro Liboon Baja Jr. and his family. Baja is a 71-year old retired former Philippine ambassador to the United Nations and current foreign affairs consultant of Philippine Senate [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:23+00:00 July 10th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Overseas Filipinos in Canada join global call to oust

 As progressive overseas Filipino migrant workers, youth and women we join our voices to the thousands of Filipinos in the Philippines and around the world who rallied today to mark the anniversary of EDSA 1 People Power uprising by calling for the ouster of the fake, corrupt and fascist Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. We congratulate [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:23+00:00 February 25th, 2008|Uncategorized|0 Comments