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?
Among Filipinos in Canada today, there are two distinct groups that will eventually become the face of Canadian Filipinos of the future: Filipinos who arrived young in Canada with their immigrant parents and grew up here (1.5 generation), and those who were born and raised in Canada to Filipino parents (second generation).
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.
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!
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?