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The Filipino Heritage Month: Celebrating Towards a Proud and Progressive Filipino Canadian Community
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The Filipino Heritage Month: Celebrating Towards a Proud and Progressive Filipino Canadian Community

  By: Tony A. San Juan, OCT. In a few months from now, to be specific that is in June 2019, members of the Filipino Canadian communities across Canada, especially in Ontario, will come together to celebrate Filipino Heritage Month. It will be a milestone period of historic honour, recognition, connection, engaging and sharing of history, culture and significant...

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Filipino Heritage Month

Culture  is as essential to our lives as roots are to a tree; it is the sum of all forms of thought, ideas, and beliefs that are a part of us, just as they are a part of those that have come before us over the course of centuries and generations. On October 30th, 2018,...

Canadian Parliament Declares June as Filipino Heritage Month
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Canadian Parliament Declares June as Filipino Heritage Month

In a unanimous vote of 290 in favor and none against, the House of Commons of the Parliament of Canada adopted on Tuesday, 30 October, Motion 155–declaring the month of June of each year as Filipino Heritage Month throughout Canada. The private member’s bill was authored by MP Salma Zahid who represents the Scarborough Centre...