This project is made possible with funding from the Government of Canada.

We are inviting you to participate in the first workshop of IMPACT project.

IMPACT Workshop #1: Canadian Immigration Policy And Labour Laws

This 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 Canada.

Date: Saturday, October 12th, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Location: MRCC Office (2482 Dufferin St – Room 207)

Registration: Google form


  • Sol Pajadura, Chairperson, Migrante Canada
  • Alex Banaag, National Representative, United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)

Food & Transportation cost will be provided for each participant.


IMPACT Project is a seven-month project of the Migrants Resource Centre Canada (MRCC), which aims to build our organizational capacity so that we can more effectively carry out our mandate of improving the lives of migrant and immigrants workers by promoting their rights and dignity in Canada. IMPACT Project has three components:

  1. Volunteer-recruitment and training
  2. Website development and e-capacity-building
  3. Development of a fundraising strategy

Workshops schedules:

  • Saturday, October 12th: Immigration Policies and Labor Laws in Canada

  • Saturday, October 26th - Social Services - City of Toronto

  • Saturday, November 9th - Civic Literacy and Engagements

  • Saturday, November 23rd - Writing for Empowerment

  • Saturday, December 7th - Public Speaking

Through this project, MRCC will strengthen our governance and build partnerships, build our online and social media presence, establish an overall external communication strategy, and expand our pool of volunteers. As a whole, IMPACT will increase our ability to promote inclusion and diversity in Canada. If you wish to participate or volunteer in the workshops, please contact us at or call 1 866 275 4046. You may also visit our website at This project is made possible with funding from the Government of Canada.


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