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 [...]

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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 [...]

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National research conference to tackle settlement and integration issues of Filipino community in Canada

Second Announcement On November 6-9, 2008, the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC), in partnership with Canadian Heritage, will hold it's first-ever community-led and community-based national research conference called "Filipino Community and Beyond: Towards full participation in a multicultural and multi-ethnic Canada" at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. The conference will showcase [...]

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Filipino Community’s Issues and Challenges Expressed by Youth at Successful Cultural Night

UKPC/FCYA-ON Press Release August 20, 2008 Filipino Community's Issues and Challenges Expressed by Youth at Successful Cultural Night On August 7, 2008, Ugnayan Ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON) hosted its first cultural and open mic night, “Pinoy Poetiks”, at the University of Toronto's historic Hart House. Nearly 100 youth [...]

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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 [...]

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National Research Conference to Showcase Three-Years of Continuing Work towards Full Participation of Filipinos in a Multicultural Canada

First Announcement July 8, 2008 On November 6-9, 2008, the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) will hold a Canada-wide research conference on Filipinos and the Filipino community at the University of Toronto, Toronto Ontario. It will showcase the accomplishments of its three-year project in partnership with Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism called “Filipino [...]

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