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FAMAS APPRECIATION AND GALA NIGHT 2019

A Tribute and Recognition of the newly elected Board of Directors and Executive Officers of the Filipino Association of Montreal and Suburbs (FAMAS) successfully been conducted at the Hellenic Community Center , Wilderton, Montreal, Quebec on the night of November 9, 2019. More than four hundred people witnessed the formal presentation to public of the […]

Filipino language Play, Entry to Quebec International Theater Festival 2019

International Festival De Theatre De Mont-Laurier 9th edition was held in the province of Quebec on Sept. 5-11,2019, at Espace Theatre Mont-Laurier, 543 rue du Pont , Mont- Laurier. The festival was participated by 23 out of 25 theatrical group from 16 out of 20 expected countries. One of the entry was from the Philippines, […]

TORONTO MSU ALUMNI HOSTED MSUAA-NA 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION AND REUNION

The Mindanao State University Alumni Association-North America successfully conducted the 2nd International Alumni Convention and Reunion 2019 in Toronto held at Four Points Sheraton, 6257 Airport Road Mississauga, Ontario on July 12-14, 2019. Attending Guest President of the University System, Dr. Habib W. Macaayong was accompanied by his wife Ms. Rehanna Biston Macaayong, Atty. Ricardo […]

Filipino Association of Montreal and Suburb (FAMAS) Advance Voting for Election of Officers 2019

One of the most recognized Filipino organization here in Montreal has it’s the biggest event happening every two years during summer the Election of Officers. Today, July 27, 2019, is the second day of advance voting for the election of officers in one of the famous Filipino organization here in Montreal. COMELEC Chairman Pastor Glenn […]

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 […]