School overcrowding limits learning
Category: Commentary

School overcrowding limits learning

Schools across Surrey and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia have been struggling to find ways to solve overcrowding in classrooms. With overcrowded schools, are the students getting the help that they require?

Dual citizenship: all pros and no cons

Dual citizenship: all pros and no cons
Category: Commentary

Juan Alim, 78, a former Filipino citizen who was naturalized as a Canadian citizen in 1998, arrived in Manila last year to celebrate Christmas with relatives. He enjoyed his stay so much that he decided to live there for the rest of his life.

Learning (to be) beyond the book

Learning (to be) beyond the book
Category: Commentary

Last year, I had an opportunity to facilitate classes to supplement students’ Socials Studies curriculum at a Vancouver school. It hasn’t been that long since I was a curious high school student myself!

Canada’s Immigration Policy: Promise and Performance (Part 4 and Last of Series)

Canada’s Immigration Policy: Promise and Performance (Part 4 and Last of Series)
Category: Commentary

Eleanor Guerrero Campbell: By the time this issue of Canadian Filipino Net appears online, the Trudeau government would have been in office for a little over a year, and already it has tabled in Parliament two annual reports on immigration. First, how did it happen? Second, what do the reports contain and what do they say with respect to the remaining election promises?