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Motion recognizing June as Filipino Heritage Month passes Canada’s Parliament By Salma Zahid

I was proud to stand in the House of Commons on October 30th as we unanimously passed my private Member’s motion 155, officially designating the month of June as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada. Diversity is Canada’s strength. We are a diverse and welcoming country where people of all backgrounds can have a real and […]

What Do You Expect When You Are in Canada?

Philippine Embassy in Canada conducted Post Arrival Orientation Seminar today October 21, 2018, at Ruby Foo’s Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The seminar was done in response to the question, What you expect when you are in Canada? The orientation was intended for various Filipino leaders in the community. To provide relevant information to allow […]

Sikhs Urge Dialogue to Promote Their Inclusion in Quebec

The World Sikh Organization of Canada today called upon the City of Montreal and the Government of Quebec to work far harder to implement concrete measures to break down systemic barriers that make it difficult for Sikhs, and other minorities, to play their full role in Quebec society.   WSO President Mukhbir Singh said that […]

Housefather Acclaimed as Mount Royal Liberal Candidate for 2019 Election Endorsed by Local MNAs and Mayors

Montreal, Quebec – On Thursday, August 16th, MP Anthony Housefather was officially acclaimed as the Mount Royal Liberal Party Candidate for the 2019 election. “It has been an honour to serve the people of Mount Royal as their MP, I hope to be given the opportunity to continue serving the people of this great riding,” […]

President Duterte graces groundbreaking rites of villas for soldiers and policemen

BALO-I, LANAO DEL NORTE — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday, February 28, graced the groundbreaking ceremony of Christine Villas under the New Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police (AFP/PNP) Housing Program, assuring the men and women in uniform that public funds are put to good use under his watch. Upon his […]

DOTr, I-ACT To Launch Sumbong Bulok Sumbok Usok Hotline

Quezon City — In an effort to encourage citizen participation, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (i-ACT) will launch today a digital platform where the public can report smoke belching vehicles and other violations. The “Sumbong Bulok, Sumbong Usok” (SBSU) Hotline is a digital chatbot hotline that may be accessed […]

President Duterte visits wake of slain OFW in Iloilo, extends financial aid

SARA, Iloilo — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday, February 22, personally condoled with the family of Joanna Demafelis, the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was killed in Kuwait. President Duterte visited the wake of Demafelis in Barangay Feraris here where he extended financial and burial assistance to the family of the slain OFW. Demafelis died […]