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PRRD ‘happy’ that more Filipinos appreciate his work
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PRRD ‘happy’ that more Filipinos appreciate his work

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he was “happy” that four of five Filipinos appreciate his performance as the country’s leader. Duterte made this reaction after Social Weather Station (SWS) released a survey which showed that 80 percent of adult Filipinos are satisfied, nine percent undecided, and 12 percent dissatisfied with his performance. “As...

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70 Reasons and More to Celebrate Filipinos in Canada

The year 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and the Philippines which range from people-to-people cooperation, education, and trade. Local officials, notably the Mayor of Toronto John Tory, MPP Doly Begum for Scarborough Southwest, Councillor Jim Karygiannis of Ward 22 Scarborough-Agincourt, Councillor Josh Matlow for Ward 12-St. Paul, and former Councillor Neethan Shan,...

Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence Day, June 12, 2019
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Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence Day, June 12, 2019

Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence DayJune 12, 2019Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Philippine Independence Day: “Today, we join the Filipino community in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 121st anniversary of Philippine Independence. “Cultural bonds – built through many generations of people-to-people...

CANADA CELEBRATES FIRST FILIPINO HERITAGE MONTH THIS JUNE
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CANADA CELEBRATES FIRST FILIPINO HERITAGE MONTH THIS JUNE

Canada celebrates its Filipino-Canadian community with the first Filipino Heritage Month this June, in the year that marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and the Philippines. It was on October 30, 2018, when the House of Commons of the Parliament of Canada adopted the Motion—in a unanimous vote of 290 in favour...