Fil Heritage MONTH

4 GTA FilCan Community groups slate Filipino Heritage Month celebrations

By Tony A. San Juan The inaugural year of the “Filipino Heritage Month” across Canada, as officially proclaimed by the House of Commons on October 30, 2018, will commence in June 2019. In the spirit of national character and traditions, Filipino Canadians are hopeful and excited of participating proudly in the celebration of this very 

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PUBLIC FORUM: NDF and the Struggle for Peace in the Philippines

Since President Rodrigo Roa Duterte came to power in 2016, his government has turned its back many of its promises to the Filipino people. Economically, job creation is at its lowest and the practice of labor contractualization remains. Politically, the country is more divided than ever, with the government resorting to fascistic measures to silence 

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Matrix of events organized by Philippine Consulate of TO for Filipino Heritage Month

The Philippine Consulate General, Toronto would like to share with you a matrix of events organized by the Philippine Consulate General Toronto in celebration of the 2019 Filipino Heritage Month in June. Copy is also attached. Please share with the members of your organization, your friends, families, colleagues and in your online and print media.

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7x Fitness for Women Opening Weekend


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Carassauga 2019 — May 24 – 26

MISSISSAUGA–Carassauga Festival of Cultures, celebrating its 34th anniversary and proudly Canada’s Largest Multicultural Festival. Visit various countries that will be represented this year in 12 venues, filling hockey arenas, city community centres and cultural centres to celebrate their proud heritage. Carassauga is famous for its ethnic foods, vibrant performances and cultural displays and this year 

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PUP-PCC 2nd Global Reunion in Toronto

After the successful 1st Global Reunion in Las Vegas, Nevada USA in 2016, the Polytechnic University of the Philippines/Philippine College of Commerce (PUP/PCC) will be holding its once in a lifetime 2nd Global Reunion in Toronto on May 18-19, 2019 with the title “2Gather Again.” The highlight of this event will be a “Meet & 

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A Reading & Conversation with Jessica Hagedorn

By Robert Diaz In her Toronto debut, award-winning Filipino American author Jessica Hagedorn will reflect on how the city, especially Manila, has influenced her artistry and craft. She will read from her past writing, as well as engage in conversation with Lucy Mae San Pablo Burns, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies at UCLA. Jessica 

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PIDC announces date of flag raising for Independence Day

The Philippine Independence Day Council (PIDC) has announced that the Flag Raising Ceremony, marking the historical independence of the Philippines, will take place on June 12, 2019, at Toronto City Hall, from 12 noon to 2 pm. All members and supporters of the Filipino-Canadian community are invited to attend. In addition to the significance of 

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Invitation to all Bicolanos and Bicolanas

Devotees to the Virgin of Penafrancia The 2nd. month Novena Devotions to the Virgin of Penafrancia will be on February 17, 2019, Sunday NOTE : Feast Day Celebrations: 3rd Saturday of September, (September 21, 2019 with Fluvial Parade at the Bluffers Park Lake) This month’s Novena Devotions: Date: February 17, 2019, Sunday Place: Our Lady 

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122nd celebration of Dr. Jose P. Rizal in T.O.

By Romeo Ayson Zetazate and Dindo Orbeso TORONTO–The Knights of Rizal Canada will host the 122nd celebration of the martyrdom of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, Philippine national hero. when he was executed by the Spanish soldiers at Bagumbayan now known as Rizal Park in Manila. The event will be held at the Earl Bales Park where 

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