‘A Continuation of Our People’s Struggle’

Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada (UKPC) (Alliance of Filipino Youth in Canada) Board Member, Community Alliance for Social Justice (CASJ) (Response from the Youth) Thank you for giving us this opportunity tonight. This launch of the two studies by Dr. Philip Kelly and Mila Garcia is very important to us. For the first time 

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To ethnic media: ‘Empower the community’

By Veteran journalist Haroon Siddiqui TORONTO – “Your main role is to cover your community and equally to empower your community in Canada. You help the people in your community to integrate into Canada, help them have equal access to professions, make sure that the workers are not exploited, that they are treated equally as 

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St. Jamestown fest set on June 11

All systems go for this year’s St. Jamestown Festival which is scheduled on June 11 (Sunday). St. Jamestown complex in downtown Toronto is one of the the most culturally diverse place in the province of Ontario. It is also known to have the highest density of immigrants and visible minorities population. Gene Lara, the chairperson 

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Int’l Day Against Police Brutality

By Stacey Hale Concerned Toronto community members gathered outside Toronto Police Headquarters at Bay and College streets on March 15 to commemorate victims of police brutality. Despite sharp winds and just above zero temperatures people gathered to observe the International Day Against Police Brutality. This day is celebrated abroad every March 15. Toronto’s event was 

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Explaining Filipino Deprofessionalization

By Dr. Philip Kelly It is a story that is all too familiar for many Filipinos in Canada – the engineer turned machine operator, the accountant turned billing clerk, the registered nurse turned nursing assistant. The same is true for many other skilled professionals from around the world who enter Canada on the strength of 

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