Author: ACLA Ontario

Rally to Condemn Hong Kong Article 23 Legislation

When: Saturday March 23, 2024, 11:30 amWhere: Toronto Chinese Consulate, 240 St George St, TorontoWhy: Emergency Protest Against Hong Kong’s Article 23 Legislation The Toronto Association for Democracy in China (TADC) strongly condemns Hong Kong government’s Article 23 of the Basic Law. Hong Kong lawmakers unanimously passed the new national security law on Tuesday that…

Mid-Autumn Festival social with a commemoration of Truth and Reconciliation Day

Join ACLA and the Toronto & York Region Labour Council’s Chinese Workers Network for a social event with food and refreshments, and a presentation about the relationship between Chinese diaspora and Indigenous People. WHAT: Mid-Autumn Festival Socialwith a commemoration of Truth and Reconciliation Day WHEN: Sunday, October 1 – 11:30am to 1:30pm LOCATION: OPSEU Membership…

Solidarity Picket with Striking Metro Workers

Workers across the food chain including those employed on farms, in restaurants, grocery stores, and more, will come together with the Asian Canadian Labour Alliance, Chinese Canadian National Council – Toronto, Food Chain Workers Alliance, Gig Workers United, Injured Workers Action for Justice, and Justicia for Migrant Workers, on Friday, August 18, to support and…

Canvass for Olivia Chow!

ACLA along with our community partners and labour allies are canvassing for Toronto Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow. Join us for the canvass! WHAT: Community and labour canvass for Olivia Chow WHEN: Sunday, June 11, 2023 – 10:00am to 1:00pm LOCATION: 3333 Danforth Ave, Scarborough Campaign Office

Event: The Professor’s Desk, In Conversation

On May 24, join artist Zinnia Naqvi, Professor Kin-Yip Chun, and migrant rights organizer Chris Ramsaroop for a talk on the struggles for justice that have made space for Black, Indigenous, and racialized workers within academic institutions. Register for the panel discussion HERE. Can’t make it to the event? Check out the Professor’s Desk: In Conversation at the Whippersnapper Gallery.…

HOT POT TALKS X MAYWORKS ft. Karine Ng and Rita Wong

Join Hot Pot Talks along with Mayworks BC for a special edition episode on ‘Chinatown, Labour, Futures’, where guests speakers, Karine Ng and Rita Wong will talk about the living histories of Chinatown labour organizing, and current issues related to intersectional social movement building. “Hot Pot Talks” is a virtual talk show series hosted by…

HOT POT TALKS X MAYWORKS: ft. Rick Sin & Chiyi Tam

Mon, May 8, 2023 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT Register HERE. Join Hot Pot Talks for a special edition episode in collaboration with Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts BC, featuring special guests Chiyi Tam and Rick Sin. Hosts Jen and David talk to Chiyi and Rick about intersectional labour organizing and Chinatown(s), while…

The Professor’s Desk: In Conversation

Join us for the art exhibit opening reception of the Professor’s Desk: In Conversation on May 7 at the Whippersnapper Gallery. The exhibit will be displayed at the gallery from May 4-31. The Professor’s Desk is a photo-based project by Zinnia Naqvi that combines archival materials and ephemera from the past 20 years of the Asian Canadian Labour…