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

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

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

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

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

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

Immigration Policy Changes under Covid – 19

Migrants Resource Centre Canada Presents: Immigration Policy Changes under COVID-19 Workshop (FREE Workshop)_________ October 21st, 2020 at 7:30 PM (Zoom, online)_________ Workshop Facilitator: Jecris Tubigon (Parkdale Intercultural Association, Northeast Central Immigration) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, processing of applications related to immigration have been delayed and changed. The government introduced new temporary policies designed to supposedly make it easier for migrants to work in response to the needs of businesses… Read More »Immigration Policy Changes under Covid – 19

Workers Health and Safety during COVID – 19 Workshop

Migrants Resource Centre Canada Presents: Workers Health and Safety During COVID-19 October 8th, 2020 at 7:30-9:30PM (Zoom, online) Presenter: Joe Pereira (United Food and Commercial Workers) In Ontario, COVID-19 cases are rising again while immigrant and migrant workers continue to be at risk. This workshop will focus on the health and safety of workers during COVID-19. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the Employment Standards Act (ESA) and other… Read More »Workers Health and Safety during COVID – 19 Workshop


The Bayanihan project aims to empower migrant workers in navigating the new realities of workplace safety, immigration and access to resources. This will be done through  workshops and forming a peer support group for clients to connect with workers, youth, women-led grassroots groups. By tackling the problem of social inclusion and resource navigation, this project will support newcomers, temporary residents, racialized workers  and other vulnerable workers. The BAYANIHAN Project is… Read More »BAYANIHAN WORKSHOPS

Calling all Filipina Care Workers: We want to hear your stories!

Paid research opportunity MRCC in partnership with Gabriela Ontario and York University will be conducting research on experiences during COVID-19. The goal of the project is to understand and better advocate for the needs of care workers. Participants will receive a $100 honorarium for each 2 hour focus group interview attended. If you’re interested in participating, contact Dr. Ethen Tungohan at Download the poster PDF here.