Monthly Archives: May 2012

Celebrating Asian Activism and Unity – Saturday, May 26th, 2012

On May 26th, 2012 Asian labour and community activists celebrated Asian Heritage Month. In recognition of the contributions undertaken by Asian workers, the Asian Canadian Labour Alliance (ACLA) in conjunction with OPSEU organized Celebrating Asian Activism and Unity. Over seventy … Continue reading

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Jasbir Sandhu introduces motion, launches national petition campaign

New Democrat MP Jasbir Sandhu (Surrey North) put forward a motion demanding that Prime Minister Stephen Harper officially apologize in the House of Commons to the South Asian community for the 1914 Komagata Maru incident, in which passengers were prevented … Continue reading

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The 2012 Bromley Armstrong Award for Human Rights receipient – Congratulations to Brother Jojo Geronimo

For over 30 years, Brother Jojo has been a committed community and labour activist across North America and the Philippines champion numerous causes from anti-imperialism struggles to fighting against racism, an important ally to the immigrant and migrant workers struggles … Continue reading

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