MRCC staff and volunteers set up an outreach table in front of Sentro Manila Filipino store in the neighbourhood of St. James Town on Saturday, March 28. Despite the rainy weather, we were able to meet and talk to mostly Filipino migrants in the area, distribute safety kits and invite them to our upcoming workshops.
Group photo of all the participants and migrant workers 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 situation of… Read More »International Migrant’s Alliance launched in Canada
Coverage of the November 2019 workshop 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… Read More »Leadership Training in Barrie
Recap of workshop that took place on December 21st, 2019 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… Read More »Advocacy and Campaign Workshop
Recap on the workshop that took place on November 9th, 2019 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… Read More »How Can Migrant Workers Impact Government Policies?