CARE Project Workshop: Renters’ Rights During COVID-19

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Renters’ Rights during COVID-19Thursday, June 24, 20217:00-8:30 PMOn Zoom and Facebook Live Register at: bit.ly/care-workshop-register For the second time in a year in Ontario, there is an “eviction freeze”, stopping landlords from evicting most tenants during the current COVID-19 state of emergency. This “eviction freeze” ends when the stay-at-home order ends. The stay-at-home order has ended on June 2, 2021, but how will this affect renters’ rights? In light of… Read More »CARE Project Workshop: Renters’ Rights During COVID-19

CARE Project Workshop: Debunking COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

Debunking COVID-19 Vaccine Myths April 15, 2021, 7:00-8:30 PM On Zoom and Facebook Live Register at: bit.ly/care-workshop-register As we enter the second year of the pandemic, there are still a lot of questions about COVID-19. In this workshop, we will cover the basics: What is COVID-19, its symptoms and long-term effects? What is the COVID-19 vaccine? How does it work? What are the differences between the various vaccines available? We… Read More »CARE Project Workshop: Debunking COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

UPCOMING COVID-19 RELATED WORKSHOPS

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Dear MRCC Community, Our CARE Project is well underway, and we are excited to invite you to participate in our workshop series! As we enter the second year of the pandemic, there are still a lot of questions about COVID-19. In this workshop, we will cover the basics: What is COVID-19, its symptoms and long-term effects? We will talk about the COVID-19 vaccine- what is it and how does it… Read More »UPCOMING COVID-19 RELATED WORKSHOPS

CARE Project Outreach in St. James Town

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.

MRCC Launches the CARE Project

We are excited to share information with you today about our newest project, and invite you to participate! The CARE Project (Community Action and Response for Empowerment), will focus on responding to the needs of temporary foreign workers while providing the tools necessary for you to exercise your rights amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This project builds off of the recent successes of our BAYANIHAN and IMPACT Projects, which were aimed… Read More »MRCC Launches the CARE Project

Season’s Greetings

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It has been a challenging year. A lot of things have happened in 2020 but we are still here, thriving. We would like to thank you for your support. As the new year comes, MRCC will keep on working through these unprecedented times to continue serving migrant workers and to protect their rights. We are here for you. We, at MRCC, are wishing you Happy Holidays and a Blessed New Year!… Read More »Season’s Greetings

Instructional Video on How to Navigate Zoom

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The Migrants Resource Centre Canada created an instructional video on how to use the Zoom App on your cellphone in Filipino/Tagalog. Disclaimer: This video shows instructions using an iPhone and may look different to non-iPhone users.This video will show you how to: Download the Zoom app from the App store – How to Sign Up – How to Sign In – How to Join A Meeting without a Zoom account… Read More »Instructional Video on How to Navigate Zoom

Film Screening: The End of Immigration

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Join Migrants Resource Centre Canada (MRCC) and the Collaborative Network to End Exploitation (CNEE) on Thursday, November 19 at 7 p.m. for a free online screening of a documentary titled The End of Immigration? Join us in a conversation about labor trafficking in Canada today.In Canada, when we think of “temporary workers,” the image that comes to mind are seasonal agricultural workers or nannies and maids. But temporary foreign workers… Read More »Film Screening: The End of Immigration

Community Care and Organizing During COVID – 19

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Migrants Resource Centre Canada Presents: Community Care and Organizing During COVID-19 (Free Workshop) November 18th, 2020 at 7:30 PM (Zoom, online) With the COVID-19 pandemic, community building and engagement have been challenging due to restrictions that affect our ability to connect with one another. Organizing under these conditions to maintain our connections are crucial especially when members of our communities are facing mental health issues such as stress and anxiety… Read More »Community Care and Organizing During COVID – 19

Mental Health and COVID – 19

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Migrants Resource Centre Canada Presents: Mental Health and COVID-19 Workshop (Free Workshop) November 2nd, 2020 at 7:30 PM (Zoom, online) Workshop Facilitator:Jessica Ticar (PhD in Critical Policy, Equity, and Leadership Studies from the Faculty of Education at Western University, Registered Psychotherapist (Inactive), and Canadian Certified Counsellor) As COVID-19 cases are increasing again while colder and darker days are approaching, mental health issues such as increased stress, fear, anxiety, and loneliness… Read More »Mental Health and COVID – 19