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ACLA and CBTU at OFL Convention

TUES NOV. 21, 2017  from 8:00-9:30pm Sheraton Centre Hotel Toronto, Hall E Refreshments will be served

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Come Celebrate Asian Awareness Month with ACLA!

-All Are Welcome-

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ACLA & CBTU Caucus at CLC Convention

 – Open to all racialized workers and community members –

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2016 ACLA YEAR END MESSAGE

Dear ACLA members and allies, As 2016 comes to an end, we celebrate the victories that our movements have achieved and we rage against the increased injustice, xenophobia and racism that is impacting our communities the world over. Workers have … Continue reading

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CREAM OF THE ROTTEN CROP

CITZENS’ PRESS   http://cpress.org/leftnews/news-item-1482340055.52 By Mike Yam Year after year, there is inevitably some incident in the media where an individual or group of people are publicly called out for wearing racist costumes during Halloween or other party seasons. For example, we’ve … Continue reading

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CALL FOR BETTER CONDITIONS FOR MIGRANT WORKERS

The CARIBBEAN CAMERA   http://www.thecaribbeancamera.com/business/call-for-better-conditions-for-migrant-workers/ By Chris Ramsaroop This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) which brings migrant labourers from the Caribbean and Mexico to Canada every year. Today there are about 34,000 migrant labourers in … Continue reading

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“STOP BREAKING OUR HEARTS” – MIGRANT WORKERS TO IMMIGRATION MINISTER

INDO CARIBBEAN WORLD http://www.indocaribbeanworld.com/archives/2016/february_17_2016/greater_toronto.htm By Chris Ramsaroop On Friday February 12th, dozens of migrant workers and community activists converged on the office of John McCallum, Minister of Citizenship, Refugees and Immigration to call for changes to Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Workers … Continue reading

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IF I HAD MY WAY: THIS IS HOW A UNION WOULD COMBAT RACISM

OUR TIMES – Canada’s Independent Labour Magazine   http://ourtimes.ca/Features/article_449.php By Winnie Ng …………………………………………………… The following article is based on the talk Winne Ng gave at CUPE Ontario’s (Canadian Union of Public Employees) Racial Justice Conference in Toronto on January 25, 2016. … Continue reading

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2015 ACLA Year End Message

As 2015 comes to an end, the Asian Canadian Labour Alliance would like to take this moment to reflect on the work that was undertaken over the last twelve months. 2015 can be summed by the following words: sadness, anger, … Continue reading

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OUR TIMES: Out of the Workplace, into Community by Jennifer Huang

http://ourtimes.ca/Talking/article_438.php I recently read an article by Justin Kong entitled “The New Chinese Working Class and the Canadian Left” that reinvigorated a passion of mine — organizing immigrant workers. As a child-immigrant myself, I grew up in Toronto and witnessed … Continue reading

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