Rechie Valdez (right) gets help with a lawn sign during campaign for the federal election where she successfully ran in the riding of Mississauga-Streetsville in Ontario. With her is Suzanne Cowan, president of the Liberal Party of Canada. Valdez is the first Filipina Canadian and the second Filipino Canadian to join the House of Commons. (See story)
Rechie Valdez (right), who successfully ran in the federal election in the riding of Mississauga-Streetsville in Ontario, goes canvassing with Omar Alghabra, Member of Parliament for Mississauga Centre and Minister of Transport. (Photos supplied)
Naden Abenes, NDP MP candidate for Vancouver Quadra, BC.
Filipina Canadian Naden Abenes, NDP candidate for Vancouver Quadra, goes out canvassing with her team of volunteers. Photo supplied. Jaeden Dela Torre, past candidate for Richmond Steveston, helps out with the campaign of NDP candidate for Vancouver Quadra Naden Abenes. Caption stories by Veronica Silva Cusi (Photos supplied)
Phil De Luna, PhD, a scientist from Windsor, Ont., joins colleagues, supporters and volunteers of Green Party of Canada on election night in Toronto Centre awaiting results of voting. De Luna’s bid for a seat in Toronto-St Paul’s in Ontario was not successful, but he said he remains optimistic on the future for Filipino Canadians in politics.
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