For the first time, Burnaby, British Columbia's third largest city,has a councillor of Filipino heritage - Maita Santiago, former secretary general of Migrante International.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on September 26 announced the appointment of two senators, and one of them made political history in the country, especially for the fast growing Filipino community.
Amidst the preparations for the June 30 inauguration of Ferdinand Marcos Jr as the 17th president of the Philippines, I’m still dreadfully in awe of the thoroughness of the brainwashing operations that the Marcos family undertook to achieve their rehabilitation in less than four decades.
The Office of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia announced on July 12, 2022 the recipients of the Lieutenant Governor's Arts and Music Awards.
Canadian Filipino businesswoman Maria Santos-Greaves was among six honoured in this year's surrey Women in Business Awards.
This month as Filipinos in Canada are celebrating the rites of spring and new beginnings, Filipino voters are faced with a crucial task of electing their next president along with hundreds of other government officials in a national election on May 9th.
Following close on the heels of the Canada Team victory at the April 16 Billie Jean King Cup qualifiers in Vancouver, BC, Canadian Filipino tennis phenom Leylah Annie Fernandez advances to the second round of the Madrid Open with three-set wins on April 29.
If the last couple of years made you feel that they were a precursor to an apocalyptic event, you are not alone. Extreme weather marked almost every part of the globe with hurricanes and typhoons unseasonably hitting areas when residents are not prepared for such and drought in areas where entire crops are destroyed.
Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health and leader of the city’s COVID-19 pandemic response, announced that she was taking a short leave for health reasons.
Two Canadian Filipinos are among those presented with this year’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards. Edmonton-based arts administrator Ida Beltran-Lucila and registered nurse Edsel Mutia from Toronto joined 23 other immigrants recognized for their contributions to the Canadian economy and society.
A Philippine-born lawyer has been appointed to the Court of Appeal of Alberta, the highest court in the province.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics came to a close on August 8 amid the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On June 21, the City of Calgary unveiled recipients of its 2020 Calgary Awards, and one of them, a Canadian Filipino woman, made history with her recognition.
As Filipino Heritage Month 2021 comes to a close, the Editorial Board of CanadianFilipino.Net
When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March 2020, Winnie Chan was working for an insurance company.
For Therese Estacion, her first book of poetry is a journey for “home”.
Phantompains (Book*hug Press) was due out March 31, 2021, and in advance of the release, the Toronto public elementary school teacher chatted with All Lit Up.
Erick Eterosa notes that many podcasts are about famous people, and he wants to do something different.
As Canadian Filipino Net wrapped up this current edition, Jillian Mendoza remained under watchful eyes in a Toronto hospital.
Youth is certainly not wasted on the young, not on someone like 29-year-old Phil De Luna. For the last decade or so, De Luna has been focused on getting ahead of the rapidly changing world by way of clean, renewable energy.
Since October 2020, Keanu Francisco has been running a once-a-month pop-up restaurant at Sara, a dining establishment in Toronto, where the Canadian Filipino works as a chef.
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