What started out as a magazine exploring the identity of the “hyphenated Canadian”, Living Hyphen now produces podcasts that uncover what it means to live in between cultures.
At least three Filipino Canadian businesses have been nominated for this year’s Small Business BC Awards (SBBC) in several categories. Cast your votes for these businesses on the SBBC website https://smallbusinessbc.ca/awards/.
Pinoys on Parliament 2021 (PoP21) holds its third annual national youth leadership conference via a free online event from February 19 to 21. The theme for this year’s conference is Bayanihan, a spirit of communal unity and collaboration, with workshops and panel discussions on leadership in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and Filipino Canadian identity in arts, culture and politics.
Editor' Note: at the end of each year, CFNet reviews all the articles it has published and selects for its yearend review articles that were the most read, most liked or had the most impact. This year those articles were mostly related to Covid-19 which has occupied the mind of almost everyone in the world.)
Every night at 7 on the dot, a noise barrage erupts in Vancouver and vicinities as a grateful population shows its gratitude to frontline workers who are risking their lives to make it safe for everyone. All employees whose jobs have been deemed essential have to continue working in pandemic to provide their necessary services to those who need them. These frontline workers are the modern-day heroes in this Covid-19 lockdown.
Pinoys on Parliament (PoP) holds its second annual national youth leadership conference on February 22 and 23 in the Ottawa Art Gallery and University of Ottawa. The theme for this year’s conference is Magkasama highlighting panel discussions on politics, leadership in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and Filipino Canadian identity.
In June 2019, Canada celebrated for the first time it's Filipino Heritage Month following the passage of the motion M-155 by the House of Commons the previous year. It is a historical milestone in the lives of over 850,000 Canadians of Filipino heritage, some of whom have been instrumental in this national advocacy, starting with Filipinos in major cities around Canada shaking their political representatives to recognize the contribution of Filipinos in Canada.