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All unite, women take back the night!

Take Back the Night, a set on Flickr. PWC-ON statement October 10, 2013 Toronto, ON—Alongside the progressive women and organizations that are here today, we at the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario (PWC-ON) are adamantly calling to end violence against women and to dismantle the system of patriarchy that attempts to routinely violate women’s bodies [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 October 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National childcare for all now!

National statement October 9, 2013 Toronto, ON—With the issue of childcare having long reached a critical point, the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) urgently reiterates their call for a national childcare program that will genuinely meets the needs of working-class women and their families and the scrapping of the racist and anti-woman [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future: The Struggle of Young Workers in the Age of Austerity and Neoliberal Globalization

Conference communiqué August 13, 2013 Toronto, ON—On Saturday August 3rd, over 50 youth, students, young workers and allies filled the United Steelworkers Hall to take back their future amidst worsening conditions here in Canada and abroad. Organized by the Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance—Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON), the conference titled “Making the Youth [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 August 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Progressive youth stand up to take back their future

August 9, 2013 For immediate release Toronto, ON–Continuing to forge a new path, the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada—Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON) brought together youth, students, young workers, professionals and allies to tackle the continuing assault on workers at the conference titled “Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future: The Struggle of Young [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 August 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Final reminder for upcoming “Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future” conference happening this Saturday!

A Conference reminder: Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance presents: Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future: The Struggles of Young Workers in the Age of Austerity and Neoliberal Globalization   A Province-Wide Youth Conference Date: Saturday, August 3, 2013 Location: United Steelworkers Hall 25 Cecil St. (College & Spadina) Toronto, Ontario [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Demand Justice for Sammy Yatim!

Demand Justice for Sammy Yatim!   Toronto,ON—We, the members of the Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON), condemn the actions by the Toronto Police in shooting and killing 18 year old Sammy Yatim. We demand the Toronto Police be held accountable for their actions and use of deadly force [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fight contractualization! Advance workers’ struggles for secure and sustainable livelihoods!

Solidarity statement for DIGITEL Employees Union July 26, 2013 Toronto, ON—The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) extends its solidarity to the membership and allies of the DIGITEL Employees Union (DEU) in their continuing struggle against the neoliberal ploys of the DIGITEL-Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co.’s (PLDT) merged management for illegally terminating DIGITEL employees in [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 July 26th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Youth and young workers from various communities share their struggles and resistance

Seventh announcement July 24, 2013 Toronto, ON—With August fast approaching, youth across Canada are set to gather at the upcoming one-day conference, “Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future: The Struggle of Young Workers in the Age of Austerity and Neoliberal Globalization.” This conference will be taking place on Saturday, August 3rd at Toronto’s United [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Tribute for Jean-Marc Daga (1978-2013)

Toronto, ON—On July 19th at Beit Zatoun House from 7pm-9pm, the Magkaisa Centre welcomes all family, friends and fellow activists and organizers to celebrate the life of Jean-Marc Daga. An artist, educator, community organizer, activist and loving member of the Daga family, Jean-Marc touched many lives and inspired the best in everyone. Join us as [...]

By | 2013-07-19T00:10:29+00:00 July 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Youth to speak out against state attacks on dissent at Ontario-wide conference

Sixth announcement July 18, 2013 Toronto, ON—With little more than two weeks until the one-day conference “Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future: The Struggle of Young Workers in the Age of Austerity and Neoliberal Globalization,” youth from across Ontario are gearing up to make their voices heard. Organized by Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 July 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments