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Easy access to PH Trade info online

The Trade Office Section of the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto announces the opening of Tradeline Philippines providing easy access to information relating to Philippine trade. Tradeline Philippines ( has three major components, namely, Portal, Trade Statistics and Business Matching. The Portal is the main repository of export-related information in electronic format. The Trade Statistics 

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Little Miss Philippines Canada

2017 Pre-Pageant By Fe Taduran TORONTO–The Little Miss Philippines Canada 2017 candidates of the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) showcased their talents and beauty during the Pre-Pageant show held May 6th at the Korean Cultural Centre in Toronto. This undertaking of the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation’s goal is to inspire excellence in the children and promote 

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PIDC releases mid-year events list

The Philippine Independence Day Council – PIDC, Canada›s 17- year old Filipino Canadian community-based organization recently released its heritage  and culture -focused schedule of events and activities from May 28 to August 27, 2017: • Mabuhay Cup Golf Tournament.  Sunday, May 28, 2017. Granite Ridge Golf Club, 9503 Dublin Line, Milton. Price: $150 includes lunch, golf and car $45 

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iRemit Bathurst branch celebrates 11th Anniversary

By Dindo Orbeso IREMIT, a leading money remittance company in Canada celebrated the 11th anniversary of its branch located at 3776 Bathurst Street Corner Wilson Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on April 8, 2017,(Saturday). Holy Mass was officiated by Father Anthony T. Pizarro CICM of St. Paschal Baylon Church. On hand at the event, emphasizing service 

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Paying it forward with public service

Dr. Eileen de Villa as City of Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health By Veronica C. Silva Not everyone is born and raised in a life of bliss and blessings. Life is simply not fair. But that does not necessarily mean all this abundance can be limited to the one percent. In Toronto, in the midst 

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Campaign for Mercy, Compassion

Good enough to work, good enough to stay Mercedes Benitez has worked hard in Canada. She cares for elderly Canadians who want to age in place. She has filled a void in our labour market.  By coming to work in Canada, she sacrificed her role as a mother so that she could provide for her 

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Gee-u Guillero with his twin girls Alecka and Alexis.

Help Gee-u take care of his family

Two years ago, Gee-u Guillero was diagnosed with a rare leukemia called Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML). Living in the Philippines at the time, he kept the leukemia at bay with a targeted chemo medication. Last year, Gee-u, his wife Aileen Rose Llagas and 2-month-old twin girls Alecka and Alexis moved to Canada. By the time he 

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Tilapia ice cream on display at the SIAL Canada 2017

PH’s tilapia ice cream showcased at SIAL 2017

The Philippine’s very own “tilapia ice cream” was featured in Salon International de l’Agroalimentaire (SIAL) Canada 2017 on 2-4 May 2017 in Toronto, Canada, drawing keen interest from attendees. Developed by the Central Luzon State University (CLSU) and funded by the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR), tilapia ice cream won during the SIAL ASEAN-Manila 

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Kalayaan Picnic 2017

  Philippine Independence (Kalayaan Filipino Cultural Organization) Kalayaan Picnic on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the Mississauga Valley Community Park (Mississauga Valley Central Parkway). Potluck style. Lechon is provided by us. Ice cream for Kids and Grown-Ups. Parade starts at 11 a.m. and Program ends at 6 p.m. Contact: Pons Canonizado Cell: 416-884-6029. E-mail: 

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FCT Spring-Summer activities on track

Despite search for new home TORONTO–Officials of the Filipino Community Toronto (FCT), one of the city’s longest running Filipino community centres, want to assure people who have grown to enjoy and depend on its services that the organization will carry on with certain activities scheduled for May thru July this year despite the FCT’s ongoing 

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