Cops off Campus! Youth and Students in Canada Against Cops and Military on Campus: Unity Statement

Reference: Nicole Sudiacal, Interim Chairperson (anakbayan.canada@gmail.com) Want to sign the petition? Fill out the form here. Please sign only once. Names will be updated within a day or two. We, the undersigned youth and students in Canada, strongly condemn the termination of the UP-DND agreement. We are collectively enraged by this attack on the academicContinue reading “Cops off Campus! Youth and Students in Canada Against Cops and Military on Campus: Unity Statement”

Address the roots of mass migration! Statement on International Migrants Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 18, 2020 On International Migrants Day, Anakbayan Canada calls to address the roots of mass migration by providing jobs, food, livelihood, justice, and equality in our home countries! We stand with the 11.5 million migrant workers worldwide who are uprooted from their homelands in search of livelihood and refuge. We also standContinue reading “Address the roots of mass migration! Statement on International Migrants Day”

Filipino Youth in Canada join International Human Rights Day Commemoration and Mobilizations

Filipino youth activists mobilize in the streets and online to remember the victims of the tyrannical US-Duterte Regime and demand justice for the living.  In Vancouver, Filipino youth joined Canada-Philippines Solidarity for Human Rights (CPSHR) at the intersection of Joyce and Kingsway echoing calls of activists back in the Philippines from “Junk The Terror Law!”Continue reading “Filipino Youth in Canada join International Human Rights Day Commemoration and Mobilizations”

Anakbayan British Columbia Launches!

December 12th marked a historic day as Anakbayan British Columbia launched as an overseas Anakbayan chapter. This long awaited day was celebrated with approximately 30 attendees and allies. They commemorated by sharing warm, congratulatory video messages from Anakbayan chapters across Canada along with solidarity messages from allied organizations and individuals. The message from an IndigenousContinue reading “Anakbayan British Columbia Launches!”

Congratulations Anakbayan Ottawa for Hosting Your First General Assembly

Earlier this December, Anakbayan Ottawa held their first General Assembly online following years of arousing, organizing, and mobilizing Filipino youth in Ottawa for the national democratic struggle with a socialist perspective. This monumental General Assembly saw Anakbayan members in Ottawa sum up their work and elect their first executive committee. Congratulatory and solidarity messages fromContinue reading “Congratulations Anakbayan Ottawa for Hosting Your First General Assembly”

Mabuhay ang Anakbayan Manitoba!

On September 12-13, Anakbayan Canada joined Filipino youth in Winnipeg, Manitoba to establish the Anakbayan Manitoba organizing group. Together, we studied the role of youth organizing in the Philippines, the realities of Filipino migration, how to organize and mobilize our communities overseas. We’re excited to see the movement of Filipino youth grow overseas as weContinue reading “Mabuhay ang Anakbayan Manitoba!”

Filipino Youth in Canada Defend Press Freedom: Unity Statement

We, the Filipino youth in Canada, condemn Duterte’s fascist attack on the press after issuing orders to shut down ABS-CBN on May 5, 2020. This attack comes two days after World Press Freedom Day – a gruesome reality for journalists and media outlets critical of the Duterte administration as press freedom continues to be repressed.