Canadian Filipino.Net (CFN) Launches Sponsorship Program: The Benefits of Becoming a CFN Business Sponsor
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Canadian Filipino.Net (CFN) Launches Sponsorship Program: The Benefits of Becoming a CFN Business Sponsor

After a year of operation, Canadian Filipino.Net launches a sponsorship program, inviting the business community to participate in the work and benefits of sharing Canadian Filipino stories that matter coast to coast.

CanadianFilipino.Net understands that integrity and quality work are important in any business or organization.  We value our Partners who invest in us and support us in our mandate to provide a platform for different voices in a nationwide dialogue about Canadian Filipino issues, needs, views, activities and contributions to Canadian progress and prosperity.

Stretching your donation dollars wisely

Stretching your donation dollars wisely
Category: Community

As we head into the season of giving, it may be wise to take a moment to consider who gets a gift or a lump of coal, especially when it comes to donations. Here are five things to keep in mind when deciding to part with your hard-earned money for a good cause.

What Filipinos are thankful for in Canada

What Filipinos are thankful for in Canada
Category: Community

In Canada, the tradition of getting together with loved ones over a large feast to express gratitude for a happy event and other blessings goes back many years. It began long before the Pilgrims arrived in the United States and started a similar celebration there. But it was only in 1957 when the second Monday in October was proclaimed a statutory holiday for Canadian Thanksgiving.

A Tribute to Mel Tobias

A Tribute to Mel Tobias
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Mel Tobias (1939-2017), a world wanderer, was a man of many parts with many friends who loved him. He was always looking for “a place where his spirit can run free.” He found “his corner of the sky” in Vancouver, British Columbia. He became the quintessential Vancouverite – learning, earning, yearning and living for life. He made every minute of his life count.

The Canadian Filipino Net Story: Over A Million Hits in Year One

The Canadian Filipino Net Story: Over A Million Hits in Year One
Category: Community

It was the autumn of 2015. It all started with coffee, lots of it, and many weeks of it, at my favourite Vancouver coffee shop in Olympic Village, with my journalist friend who didn’t stop the pitch until I gave in. My friend, who wishes to be anonymous, kept talking about ‘Filipinos should have a better presence in Canadian media”. That’s true. “We are so much under the radar, unlike Indians, Chinese.” True too. “There’s nothing in mainstream or ethnic media that truly reflects the Filipino community in Canada.” True, all true.