December, 2016

Notorious 4-and-4 rule repealed; migrant workers need permanent status, not tinkering

Press Release Notorious 4-and-4 rule repealed; migrant workers need permanent status, not tinkering December 14, 2016 Canada,  December 14, 2016 – Since April 2011, migrant worker groups have organized against the 4-and-4 rule, as part of a broader campaign for open work permits and permanent status on landing. The 4-and-4 rule required migrant workers to […]


Community groups to hold a candlelight vigil for the release of political prisoners in the Philippines

December 10, 2016  Community groups to hold a candlelight vigil for the release of political prisoners  in the Philippines  On International Human Rights Day, December 10, at 4pm Filipino community groups and their allies will hold a candlelight vigil in front of St James church in downtown Montreal. Organizers hope to gather signature for a […]


Community groups to hold a candlelight vigil for the release of political prisoners in the Philippines

MEDIA ADVISORY  Community groups to hold a candlelight vigil for the release of political prisoners  in the Philippines  What:  A press briefing with community representative during a rally in Downtown Montreal in solidarity with political prisoners on hunger strike in the Philippines. Filipino community organizations in Montreal will hold a candlelight vigil to commemorate International […]


Undocumented Women Speak: Trudeau Has Failed Us!

Press release Undocumented Women Speak: Trudeau Has Failed Us! What: Press conference and rally When: 3 December 2016, 12 PM (noon) Where : Centre des femmes d’ici et d’ailleurs, 8043 St-Hubert, Montréal 3 December 2016, Montréal – In November 2015, the Non-Status Women’s Collective sent an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In their […]