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The Migrants Resource Centre Canada is a registered not-profit migrant service institution which aims to empower workers through service, information and advocacy.

Education to develop capacity of people’s movements and workers associations.

Education and Training

Education to develop capacity of people’s movements and workers associations.

Free, up to date information about labor, immigration, and social services

Information and Referral

Free, up to date information about labor, immigration, and social services

Partnership with various institutions to advance the plight of workers and our clients.

Research and Advocacy

Partnership with various institutions to advance the plight of workers and our clients.

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Thank you to all who attended our last workshop of the IMPACT series! Last Saturday's topic was digital fundraising. We participated in activities that helped exercise our digital fundraising skills such as creating profiles of our demographic and target audience.One key lesson learned was that the centre of the work we do is always people. This includes digital fundraising - as a fundraiser, it…

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In December 2019, staff persons from the Migrants Resource Centre Canada (MRCC) had a unique opportunity to present at the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC) about its services and programs. Managing Director Jesson Reyes, Program Coordinator Mithi Esguerra, and Project Staff person Kota Kimura expounded on the current activities and projects of the institution to the…

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Staff persons from MRCC presented to UFCW Canada national president Paul Meinema on the activities and achievements of the centre. We are looking forward for years of partnership to support migrant workers and the community.

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The Canadian political system can be confusing for those who recently arrived in the country. Yet knowing where to direct your grievance is crucial for running a successful advocacy campaign. The purpose of this workshop was to educate migrants and newcomers about how the Canadian political system works through different levels of government so they can better mobilize and advocate for themselves…

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Happy holidays!December was festive and fun as we celebrated the holidays by playing games in addition to learning and empowering participants through our Advocacy and Campaign workshop.This workshop focused on teaching and empowering migrant workers on how to be community leaders, as well as how to build their networks and effectively communicate their demands towards a better recognition of…

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Barrie got a sneak peek at our Leadership and Training workshop which will take place in Toronto on March 7th.Migrants in the City of Barrie attended in this fun and interactive workshop in order to educate and influence individuals regarding changes in the permanent residency application process.The workshop on March 7th will be aimed at developing the leadership capacity of the participants to…

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The role of community leaders is to communicate their ideas to a broader audience. Crafting an effective piece of writing could assist greatly in this process but for those who do not have an academic background or prior experience in writing, this can be a daunting task. In order to assist with this task, MRCC hosted a Writing for empowerment workshop as part of our IMPACT workshop series. We…

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This past December, MRCC staff and organizers attended the first ever International migrants assembly held in Canada. The IMA Canada International Migrants Alliance - Canada Chapter was successfully launched with over 80 workers, advocates and service provides in attendance in Ottawa, ON. Keynote speaker Ana Robredo from IMA USA International Migrants Alliance - USA Chapter spoke about the current…

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WRITING FOR EMPOWERMENTSaturday, November 23, 2019 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM MRCC Office 2482 Dufferin Street Toronto, ON M6B 3R1 The role of community leaders is to communicate their ideas to a broad audience. Crafting an effective piece of writing could assist greatly in this process, but for those who don't have academic background or prior experience in writing, this can be a daunting task. Moreover…

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I am very glad that I got to attend MRCC workshop on migrants' well-being and access to healthcare. I think considering how many people in Toronto actually don't have a status or have a precarious status, it's the topic that everyone should be interested in. Canada prides itself to have universal healthcare. But to whom this healthcare is actually available?I am a student of Assaulted Women and…

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“We just want to work here… we just want to help our family back home!”This Filipina temporary foreign worker represents the plight of many who are reportedly exploited by unscrupulous employers.These low-skilled workers move from the Philippines to Canada, hoping for better jobs — only to fall prey to fraudulent recruiters and immigration consultants who caused them to lose their legal…

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We are inviting you to participate in the first workshop of IMPACT project.IMPACT Workshop #1: Canadian Immigration Policy And Labour LawsThis workshop will focus on relevant federal immigration policies and provincial labour laws that affect workers lives daily.It will provide an opportunity for the participants to gain a basic understanding of relevant laws and learn the rights of residents in…

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