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New measures to strengthen family justice receive Royal Assent

Divorce and separation is a reality for many Canadians, and ensuring the family justice system can effectively respond to the needs of families in these situations is critical. That is why the Government of Canada took action by introducing Bill C-78, which modernizes and strengthens federal family laws. Today, the Government welcomed the Royal Assent […]

Philippines – USCIS Manila Field Office

USCIS to Close the Manila Field Office USCIS will permanently close its field office in Manila, Philippines, on July 5, 2019.  The last day the office will accept applications/petitions and be open to the public is May 31, 2019.  The office began redirecting Forms I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, to the USCIS Lockbox on May […]

Malayang Pag-iisip

Buwan ng Hunyo deniklara ng Canada sa pamamagitan ng M155 na Filipino Heritage Month! Ang Pamana ng Lahi! Ang mga Pilipino sa Canada ay dapat magsaya dahil ito ay nagpapahiwatig na pagkikilala sa lahi ng mga Pilipino na naninirahan dito sa bansa. Simula sa unang araw hanggang katapusan sa buwan ng Hunyo taon-taon ay kikilalanin […]

Prime Minister announces the appointment of new Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced the appointment of the Honourable Tracey K. DeWare, a judge of the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick, Family Division, as the new Chief Justice of the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick. Chief Justice DeWare replaces the Honourable David D. Smith, who retired effective March […]

Montreal Celebrated M155

Canada celebrates M155, making the month of June as “Filipino Heritage Month”. Here in Montreal June 2, 2019, is the first year of celebrating the occasion together with other Filipinos and Filipino-Canadian across other provinces. The celebration was held at the Community Center, 6767 Cote Des Neiges, Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 11:00 am-2:00 pm with […]

Genocide against the Rohingya

City of Montreal invited to join a national campaign to denounce the Government of Myanmar Councillors Lionel Perez and Marvin Rotrand today announced they have tabled a motion for the April 15 City Council meeting demanding that the Government of Myanmar be held accountable for its crimes of genocide against the Rohingya and other minorities […]

Budget 2019: Investing in the Middle Class to Grow Canada’s Economy

Noong 2015, ang mga masisipag na Canadians ay nagpatunay na pag gusto nating lumakas ang ekonomiya, ang unang dapat gawin ay palakasin natin ang middle class. Ang mga kababayan natin ay pinili ang gobyerno na ito upang bigyang-puhunan ang mga middle class at sa mga nagsusumikap na makasali dito. Kapag namumuhunan sa middle class, namumuhunan […]

Coalition call for Independent Investigation on Brutality of Security Personnel of Service Transit de Montreal (STM)

Today a press conference was called by the City Councillors of Snowdon and Darlington together with the Coalition of organizations in Montreal. Councillors Marvin Rotrand of Snowdon and Lionel Perez of Darlington calls for the support from the public and calling the attention of the city administration lead by Mayor Valerie Plant to have an […]

Les aides familiaux pourront maintenant bénéficier de nouvelles voies d’accès vers la résidence permanente

Lancement de deux nouveaux programmes pilotes quinquennaux d’immigration destinés aux aides familiaux Le 23 février 2019 – Toronto, Ontario – Les aides familiaux pourront bientôt bénéficier de deux nouveaux programmes pilotes quinquennaux d’immigration destinés aux aides familiaux, qui remplaceront les programmes pilotes actuels inefficaces ou venant sous peu à échéance. Les nouveaux programmes pilotes permettront aux aides familiaux […]

Caregivers will now have access to new pathways to permanent residence

Launching 2 new 5-year caregiver immigration pilot programs February 23, 2019—Toronto, ON– Caregivers will soon have access to 2 new 5-year caregiver immigration pilots that will replace expiring and ineffective pilot programs. The new pilots will allow caregivers to come to Canada together with their family and provide a pathway to permanent residence. Caregivers will also soon […]