Regressive rebranding of the Live-in Caregiver Program consolidates the neoliberal agenda for temporary, cheap, vulnerable, and disposable labour

National Alliance of Philippine Women Canada National Statement December 4, 2014 Toronto, ON—With the Federal Government's announcement of the recent changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP), the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) continue to challenge the inherently violent and abusive mechanisms of the program that, at the very core, has remained [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 December 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Call to end systemic racism and police brutality! Stop the criminalization of Black and racialized youth

Statement from Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance December 3, 2014 Toronto, ON--Progressive Filipino Canadian youth condemn the Ferguson grand jury's decision of Michael Brown's case against Darren Wilson. Three months after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, the grand jury announced that police officer Darren Wilson will not face any criminal liability. [...]

By | 2014-12-03T09:45:28+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

End the systemic and countless disappearances in Mexico: The face of state terrorism and corruption

Solidarity Statement for the 43 Ayotzinapa students and the Mexican People December 2, 2014 Toronto, ON – The Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario stands in solidarity with the missing 43 Ayotzinapa students and the mass protesters condemning the murderous repression, corruption and state violence inflicted on the Mexican people by government officials and their [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 December 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Registration Now Open: National Consultative Forum on LGBTQ

Event Announcement September 14, 2014 The Philippine Women Centre of B.C. (PWC-BC) will be hosting a two-day LGBTQ national consultative forum on October 24th, and 25th, 2014 at the Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre in Vancouver. A first in the Filipino Canadian community, the forum aims to bring out and openly discuss the ongoing issues [...]

By | 2014-09-14T19:44:36+00:00 September 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Progressive Filipino Canadians to hold two sessions at upcoming People’s Social Forum

Announcement August 19, 2014 The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians and member organizations will be holding two workshop sessions at the upcoming People's Social Forum being held in Ottawa, Ontario from August 21-24. Details are listed below. The full program schedule and map can be found here. Community-based arts & culture: A tool for social [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Event Announcement: National Consultative Forum on LGBTQ

Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians August 14, 2014 In May 2010, progressive Filipino Canadians came together to pave the new path for genuine settlement and integration of Filipinos across Canada at a national conference called “Counterspin: Creating and Nurturing a New Path for a Progressive Filipino Canadian Community.” This conference forged the historic formation of [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 August 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canada’s live-in caregiver program continues to be a nightmare for Filipinos

National Statement August 8, 2014 Toronto, Ontario - A recent Toronto Star article written on July 22nd titled ‘Filipino Canadians fear end of immigrant dreams for nannies’ outlined the Conservative government’s possible changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) given Jason Kenney’s racist and anti-immigrant remarks that the program is being used and ‘abused’ as [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 August 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians supports the struggle of the Palestinian people for liberation against Israeli zionist terrorism

National Statement August 6, 2014 The Congress of Progressive Filipinos in Canada (CPFC) and its member organizations fully support the resistance and struggle of the Palestinian people for liberation. We condemn the atrocities perpetrated by the Israel Zionists upon them as well as the blatant hypocrisy of Western powers, particularly Canada under the Harper Government, [...]

By | 2014-08-06T00:09:01+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The “Maleta” (Suitcase) journey continues

Our Voices Exhibit!, a set on Flickr June 10, 2014 For immediate release Toronto-ON – The continuing journey of the Maleta (Suitcase) Project made another landmark in the recently concluded “Our Voices: A Portrait Series” art exhibit. Organized by the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario (PWC-ON), in collaboration with the Filipino Canadian Youth [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 June 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments