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.
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.
The B.C. provincial government has announced the appointment of lawyer Luningning Alcuitas-Imperial as chair of the Mental Health Review Board.
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?
Chef Audie Louie Banania first caught the attention of local news in early March when the Alaska Highway News featured Banania, his restaurant and the promise to support charitable causes in Fort St. John, B.C., something he had already started as soon as the business opened in 2019.
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.
A Canadian Filipino has been elected to the Supreme Board of Directors of the Knights of Columbus.