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#IAmCanadianFilipino: Canadian Filipino Net counts the ways Filipinos matter in Canada
Category: Community

#IAmCanadianFilipino: Canadian Filipino Net counts the ways Filipinos matter in Canada

Celebrating is a huge part of our Filipino identity.

The start of Christmas observance alone in the “ber” months starting in September long before Advent Season and ending in the second Sunday of January – a total of four and a half months – is proof positive of this celebratory culture.

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Around the world with the Philippine national hero through Sentro Rizal
Category: Culture

Around the world with the Philippine national hero through Sentro Rizal

Named after the Philippine national hero, Jose Rizal, Sentro Rizal (Rizal Centre) was established by Republic Act 10066 or the National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 to promote Philippine arts, culture and language around the world. To date, there are 31 Sentros Rizal scattered around the world, including two in Canada that opened in May 2018: Ottawa and Toronto.

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Giving the green light to green gold on October 17
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Giving the green light to green gold on October 17

The Cannabis Act, also known as Bill C45, will come into effect across Canada on October 17. The Act allows the use of recreational cannabis under a legal framework that controls the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis in the country subject to provincial or territorial restrictions.

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