Alberta

Alberta Gov’t Urged to Provide ‘Inclusive Healthcare’ during Pandemic

NEWS RELEASE Alberta Gov’t Urged to Provide Inclusive Healthcare during Pandemic Over 125 frontline workers including doctors, nurses, social workers, educators and other healthcare providers have raised their voices urging the Alberta government to include everyone in its fights against corona virus disease (COVID-19), in a petition letter entitled “HEALTH CARE FOR ALL” led by … Continue reading

ottawa

Migrant, worker rights groups call on gov’t to support migrant, informal workers

MEDIA RELEASE Canada Emergency Response Benefit Must Support Migrant & Informal Workers Migrant and worker rights organizations call on the Cabinet to ensure that comprehensive income supports are immediately accessible to everyone regardless of immigration or previous work status. While legislation is currently being debated in the Senate, the Cabinet is responsible for developing regulations … Continue reading

Alberta

Migrante Canada organizes `Sagip Migrante’ for Taal volcano eruption victims

NEWS RELEASE Assistance to the victims of the Taal Volcano eruption On January 12, Taal volcano, one of the most active volcanos in the Philippines, erupted evacuating 24,000 people who were immediately affected, from the volcanic island. Close to 500,000 inhabitants within a 17km perimeter were also asked to evacuate. “Sagip Migrante” Migrante’s Calamity support project that … Continue reading

Migrant Care Workers Raise Their Voices for Landed Status and Fairness
Edmonton

Migrant Care Workers Raise Their Voices for Landed Status and Fairness

News Release Migrant Care Workers Raise Their Voices for Landed Status and Fairness CANADA – Today, migrant Care Workers in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Montreal and Ottawa raised their voices together to call for permanent resident status on arrival and immediate reforms for migrant Care workers in the country simultaneously launching a report with stories from … Continue reading

Alberta

Migrante Alberta calls for cancellation of license, criminal charges filed against immigration consultant; Helping Migrants staff defends Carl Benito

News Release Migrante Alberta calls for cancellation of license, criminal charges filed against immigration consultant Carl Benito Migrante lauds the move by the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council to suspend Carl Benito’s license pending investigation. He is yet to face criminal charges despite his offenses that exploited vulnerable immigrants. It is with utmost rage … Continue reading

Edmonton

Forum to tackle impacts of global migration on caregivers tomorrow at UofA

News Release Forum to tackle impacts of global migration on caregivers   EDMONTON, Alberta – Community leaders are poised to put their lenses and scrutinize global migration and its impacts on caregivers in Canada in a forum on Saturday, April 7, at the University of Alberta.   The forum, “Global Migration and Caregivers in Canada” comes … Continue reading

Looming migrant crisis seen; Affected students to share their stories on Tuesday at Panciteria de Manila resto
Alberta

Looming migrant crisis seen; Affected students to share their stories on Tuesday at Panciteria de Manila resto

News Release A NEW LOOMING MIGRANT CRISIS IN ALBERTA EDMONTON – Prior to the removal of the 4-year cap rule in December 2016, many desperate temporary foreign workers has shifted to the International Student Permit to be able to stay longer. They paid thousands of dollars to immigration consultants and between $16,000.00 to $21,000.00 in tuition fees … Continue reading

Workers, leaders gather on Sunday for a forum on migrant issues in Western Canada
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Workers, leaders gather on Sunday for a forum on migrant issues in Western Canada

Workers, leaders gather on Sunday for a forum on migrant issues in Western Canada By Moses Billacura Migrant workers and organization leaders gather on Sunday, June 4, in a meeting dubbed “MIGRANT VOICES: A Forum of Migrant Issues in Western Canada” at the Parkdale Cromdale Community League in Edmonton. The gathering starts at 9 a.m. … Continue reading

Migrants score victory with health coverage for children of non-status parents
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Migrants score victory with health coverage for children of non-status parents

News Release Migrants score victory with health coverage for children of non-status parents   Migrants without status who have children born in Canada have less weight to carry in terms of health spending for their children.   This, following pronouncement from Health Minister Sarah Hoffman that health insurance have been extended to children of migrants … Continue reading

Migrante AB launches McKenna Rose Law Campaign; Aims to amend policy to remove babies born in Alberta to non-status migrants from ‘non-eligible residents’ to become eligible for AHCIP, other social services
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Migrante AB launches McKenna Rose Law Campaign; Aims to amend policy to remove babies born in Alberta to non-status migrants from ‘non-eligible residents’ to become eligible for AHCIP, other social services

News Release McKenna Rose Law Campaign – Need your support   “A Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian. You devalue the citizenship of every Canadian in this country when you break down and make it conditional for anyone”. – Prime Minister Justine Trudeau, Globe and Mail, Sept 29, 2015 —   In the Province … Continue reading