Our recent statements, news releases, and more
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!”
Anakbayan Canada joins the Filipino people in the annual People’s State of the Nation Address.
Anakbayan Canada rejects the Anti-Terrorism Bill being rushed into law by the Philippine Congress. The vague definition of “terrorism” is used to violate the basic human rights of all Filipinos to freedom of speech and expression – especially if these are exercised to criticize the government.
Originally published by Sulong UBC, an affiliate of ANAKBAYAN-Canada. Reference: Lara Maestro, Sulong UBC (firstname.lastname@example.org) Banner photo of Unite Here! Local 40 strike c/o Castanet. “We’re in this together.”This is the slogan the world has rallied behind to encourage us all to be kind, be supportive, and be there for each other as we adjustContinue reading “You Can’t Eat “Gratitude”: Why Canada Needs Filipinos Who Speak Up For Workers’ Rights”
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.