On International Working Women’s Day and the Formation of a Women’s Committee in Anakbayan Toronto

On International Working Women’s Day, Anakbayan Toronto vows to continue the fight for women’s rights and liberation, be it overseas or in the Philippines. In recognition of the heightening of the particular struggle of Filipino women in Canada and in the Philippines, we announce the formation of a Women’s Committee within our organization. We see … Continue reading On International Working Women’s Day and the Formation of a Women’s Committee in Anakbayan Toronto

Community supports Kenneth Aldovino’s Right to Stay

By: Lesley Valiente and Sarah Salise Kenneth Aldovino received a letter in the mail asking him to leave the country before the end of January. Aldovino has been in Canada for 6 months, initially arriving just in time to see his mother, Edna Aldovino, for the last time before she passed away of cancer in … Continue reading Community supports Kenneth Aldovino’s Right to Stay

Toronto Filipino youth group on PH peace process: “Time for true action rather than empty talks”

Reference: Alex Felipe anakbayan.toronto@gmail.com APRIL 24, 2013–This year marks the 40th anniversary of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), the largest coalition of various economic, social justice organizations and organs of political power within the national democratic movement. The process of building up a concrete revolutionary movement has been a gradual and complex process … Continue reading Toronto Filipino youth group on PH peace process: “Time for true action rather than empty talks”

Filipino, Canadian, or Filipino-Canadian: We Have a Responsibility

Yesterday was the Anihan Arts and Academic Showcase at the University of Toronto.  There I spoke about our responsibility as Filipino-Canadians to be active in the fight of all Filipinos for respect, cultural pride, and national sovereignty.  This weekend (starting 15 October) is the beginning of the Toronto portion of the global “Occupy” movement.  I … Continue reading Filipino, Canadian, or Filipino-Canadian: We Have a Responsibility