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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

Something Else, Something Fierce

Check out "Something Else, Something Fierce" a fundraiser for the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) taking place on Saturday, April 16, featuring some of the fiercest Canadian artists of Filipino ancestry. The major headliner is 3-time Juno-nominated singer Emm Gryner with appearances by Kytami, DJ Miss M, R.Two and more! Aside from [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:20+00:00 March 8th, 2011|Slideshow|0 Comments

Upcoming lecture to expose the reality behind the commodification and racialization of labour in Canada

Toronto, ON—February 9, 2011 - Packed with fresh content grounded in a community context, a new lecture series by UKPC@York (Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance–Ontario @ York) is sure to enlighten, empower and entice the minds of youth, students and educators. The 1st lecture, “Exposing Canada’s Neoliberal Agenda: The Context Behind [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:21+00:00 February 9th, 2011|Slideshow, Uncategorized|1 Comment

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

Minister Jason Kenney is no Santa Claus to thousands of Filipino live-in caregivers [video]

National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) SIKLAB Canada (Advance and Uphold the Struggle of Filipino Workers) Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance–Canada (UKPC/FCYA) National Statement December 19, 2009 Progressive Filipino women, workers and youth representing the aggrieved Filipino community maintain that the changes made on the federal government’s live-in caregiver [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:22+00:00 December 21st, 2009|Slideshow|0 Comments

Filipino-Canadian youth gather to celebrate the spirit of resistance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Filipino-Canadian youth gather to celebrate the spirit of resistance Toronto, ON – November 19, 2009 – The excitement builds up as Filipino-Canadian youth from all over Toronto are gathering for a full-day event to mark the 2nd anniversary of the rebuilding of Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance (UKPC/FCYA) [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:22+00:00 November 20th, 2009|Slideshow|0 Comments

Communiquè from “Filipino Community and Beyond: Towards Full Participation in a Multicultural and Multi-ethnic Canada”

National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada More than 120 participants came together from British Columbia, Manitoba, Quebec and Ontario to attend "Filipino Community and Beyond: Towards Full Participation in a Multicultural and Multi-ethnic Canada."  The community-based and community-led national research conference was held from November 6-9 at the University of Toronto. As part of [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:23+00:00 November 27th, 2008|Slideshow|0 Comments