Virtuous Waste, winners of the 2019 World Vision Social Innovation Challenge

U of Waterloo students win innovation tilt

Students propose seaweed-based packaging to overcome mounting plastic waste dumped in rivers and lakes MISSISSAUGA–Virtuous Waste, a team of five students from the University of Waterloo’s Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business, outshone 46 other competitors from across Canada to emerge as winners of the 2019 World Vision Social Innovation Challenge. The team will 

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The Tita Collective celebrating their Fringe Festival 

Community Pictorial by Jennilee Austria

Toronto Fringe Festival, July 7 ———————- Larawan Opening at Metro Hall, June 11 ———————- Proudly Pinoy at James Cardinal McGuigan Catholic Secondary School, June 1 ———————- TCDSB PH Independence Day Dinner, June 12

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Ribbon cutting by guests of honor Deputy 
Consul General Bernadette Fernandez and 
Cultural Officer Cecilia Santos before the show.
(Photos: MC Ramos)

Artists group marks 31st anniversary with exhibit of art works

Philippine Artists Group By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Artists Group of Canada held a reception for their Philippine Independence Day art exhibition the evening of Thursday June 27, 2019 at the Neilson Park Creative Centre Gallery in Etobicoke. The event marks the organization’s 31st anniversary, the 121st anniversary of the declaration of Philippine independence 

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Philippine Festival in Misssissauga July 7, 2019 organized by Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre

Philippine Festival Mississauga

July 7, 2019 @ Mississauga Celebration Square Photos: Ysh Cabana

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Simfplii Financial logo

Simplii clients can now send money to 75+ countries

Simplii Financial becomes first digital banking brand in Canada to offer international money transfers and foreign currency delivery TORONTO–Simplii FinancialTM today became the only digital banking brand in Canada to offer international money transfers and foreign cash delivery, ensuring that Canadians with a digital-first mindset who transact globally can easily meet their banking needs when, 

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Invitation to all Bicolanos and Bicolanas

Devotees to the  Virgin of Peñafrancia The 5th-month novena devotions to the Virgin of Peñafrancia will be on Sunday, July 14, 2019 NOTE: Feast Day Celebrations: 3rd Saturday of September, Sept. 21, with Fluvial Parade at the Bluffers Park Lake. This month’s Novena Devotions: Date: July 14, 2019, Sunday (2nd. Sunday of July, 2019 ) 

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DINGDONG DANTES at the backstage of Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Dingdong Dantes – inspired, pleasant, whips up crowd at Pinoy Fiesta

Exclusive Interview TORONTO–The Philippine Reporter had the chance to briefly interview visiting Filipino show business idol Dingdong Dantes, who was the special guest at Pinoy Fiesta at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Pinoy Fiesta, held last Saturday, June 22, is the annual event of the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation that showcases Filipino culture, food and 

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Migrant care workers claim partial victory, continue to demand landed status on arrival

TORONTO–Migrant Care Worker groups from Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec welcome changes announced today that finally allow care workers to bring their families and work without work permits tied to employers. These changes respond, in part, to what care workers have been demanding for years. But this victory falls short of the permanent resident 

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Canada’s garbage leaving Manila
(Photo via Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Twitter)

Garbage shipped back to Canada

69 containers of Canada’s garbage leave Philippines By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter A six-year dispute between Manila and the Ottawa has seen its eventual resolution. Sixty-nine container vans of recycling and other wastes have been shipped back to Canada. The cargo was first loaded on the Liberian-registered ship, M/V Bavaria, and shipped part way 

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OFFICERS and organizers of Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) led by its Executive Vice President Rosemer Enverga

PCCF’s Pinoy Fiesta and Trade Show

Metro Toronto Convention Centre, June 22, 2019 Photos: HG and Ysh Cabana

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