The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS) has recognized Canadian Filipino visual artist Esmie Gayo McLaren for her “significant contribution to Pan-Asian Arts and Culture in the community and beyond”.
Scarborough, a film based on Canadian Filipino author Catherine Hernandez’s debut novel, led this year’s Canadian Screen Awards held virtually on April 8, 2022 winning awards for best motion picture, achievement in direction, actor in a leading role, achievement in casting, adapted screenplay and sound editing.
Canadian Filipino artist Ovvian Castrillo-Hill recently received a grant from the Telus Storyhive 2021 Voices program which will enable her to produce a documentary series, Ex-Situ: Thriving in Our New Bayan, about fellow kababayans in British Columbia’s Peace Region.
By any measure, Patrick Alcedo has accomplished much since he left the Philippines in 1996 to pursue higher education in North America.
Community groups in North Vancouver have banded together in response to a spate of anti-Asian graffiti that sprouted in the city’s Lower Lonsdale. Filipino Canadian artist Esmie Gayo McLaren was commissioned to provide a poster image with the message “Inspiring Connection and Friendship.”
The year 2021 has been a busy and rewarding one for Charlie Frenal, a Canadian Filipino artist based in Kelowna, B.C.
On March 1 this year, Canadian Filipino Net reported about a young Toronto chef who is getting a lot of attention for his pop-up dining event.
Baisas brothers Antonio of Ottawa and Ross of Gatineau dominated Winterlude’s first ever virtual national ice-carving competition. The competition held virtually with participating ice sculptors located in seven cities in Canada, closed with almost 30,000 online votes on February 21 with winners announced the next day.
Canadian Filipino Net has reported in the past about two brothers who are making a name as ice carvers in Canada.
In 2018, the provincial government of Alberta announced the appointment of its first Advocate for Persons with Disabilities.
Eric Bauza grew up in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough watching Bugs Bunny.
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the artistic community very hard.
Visual and performance artists – film and stage actors, painters, dancers, singers, spoken word artists -- depend on galleries, theaters, exhibition centres and other typically enclosed spaces to showcase their works and make a living.
No one could breathe math to animated life than a math geek posing as a drag queen – or is it a drag queen posing as a math geek?
Patrick de Belen calls Toronto home, but he might as well be standing on a soapbox somewhere in the heart of Manila and calling out, in rap, the wrongs in government.
Jim Agapito is a familiar name in the art scene of Winnipeg.
The Canadian Fillipino is into film, doing documentaries, music videos, and short films.
Paul Ong of Winnipeg has found a measure of fame with his musical talent.