Fil-Can Events

Jose Mari Azarraga’s surprise party for 75th birthday

  Wife Jo Azarraga, children Tony Azarraga, Trina Owens and Tanya Warner and the grandchildren gave SK Jose Mari Azarraga a big surprise dinner last weekend at Kalayaan Community Centre (KCCC) Banquet Hall in Mississauga. SK Jose Mari was so happy to have his former Philippine Airline colleagues now in Metro Toronto, close friends from …

KC Bishop Greco Assembly had their Blessing of the Sword

  Bishop Charles P. Greco Assembly # 2113 Sir Knights’ swords were blessed at ceremonies held at St. Aidan Church in Scarborough. Rev. Fr. Joseph Sultana, Pastor & Faithful Chaplain, celebrated the Mass for the Knights. SK Bob Atkinson, (acting as the Faithful Master) conducted the ceremonials, Corps Commander SK Rudy Montaniel led the 40  …

80 Japanese Iron Chefs Cook Up Feast in Charity Dinner for Haiyan Victims

  The Ryori Volunteer no Kai (Food Volunteer Group), an non-profit association of top chefs in Tokyo, Japan, organized a charity dinner on 24 February 2014 for the benefit of Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines. Entitled “Pray for the Philippines”, the charity dinner was held at the prestigious Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. Over 500 guests …

Surrey WorkBC Hiring Fair February 26th 2014

  The 1st Annual Surrey WorkBC Hiring Fair will be held on Wednesday February 26th, 2014. Surrey’s largest annual hiring fair will include representatives from  30+ companies and 300+ job seekers from the Metro Vancouver area. This year’s event will be held at Kwantlen Polytechnic University Surrey Campus. This one day event gives job seekers …

TED2014 offers free conference webstream to Vancouver-Area educators, NGOs

  As part of the TED2014 conference in Vancouver March 17-21, TED, the nonprofit devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” announces today it will offer a free, live webstream of the entire conference to accredited Vancouver-area secondary schools, universities, libraries, community centres and NGOs. The webstream will be open to accredited secondary schools, universities, libraries, community …

Four Pageants with a Cause courtesy of PCCF

  Get a chance to win a free trip to the Philippines and appear on GMA Pinoy TV! The Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation presents five beauty pageants for all ages and walks of life: Little Mr. and Miss Philippines Canada, Miss Teen Philippines Canada, Miss Philippines Canada, and Mrs. Philippines Canada 2014. This pageant is …

‘Pinoy Fiesta and Trade Show sa Toronto’

  Let’s all have fun and help at the same time! Join us at the PINOY FIESTA AND TRADE SHOW SA TORONTO on June 28, 2014, 9:00 AM ’til 11:00 PM at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Hall A< North Building, 255 Front St W, Toronto. The Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation will bring fun and …

Returnings || A report back from the Manila, Philippines showing of “NANAY: A TESTIMONIAL PLAY”

  Tuesday, February 25, 2014 — 1:00 – 2:30pm Liu Institute for Global Issues, 3rd Floor Boardroom Snacks will be served | Please RSVP to ubc.pss@gmail.com In November 2013 Professors Geraldine Pratt and Caleb Johnson worked with theatre artists from Canada and in the Philippines to present their performance installation, Nanay: a testimonial play, to audiences …

THE VANCOUVER ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH SOCIETY (VAHMS) GENERATION ONE & THE INTERNATIONAL ARTS GALLERY

THE VANCOUVER ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH SOCIETY (VAHMS) GENERATION ONE & THE INTERNATIONAL ARTS GALLERY Cordially invite the pleasure of your company at the reception prior to explorASIAN 2014 International Arts Gallery @ Vancouver Chinatown 2083 – 88 West Pender Street May 3, 2014 (Saturday) @ 1:00 pm   Interim Program (Changes could be made later): …

2014 Young Filipino-Canadian Leaders Summit: iPinoyCan!

  Toronto, ON – On March 8, 2014, Filipino-Canadians, ages 18-35, from the Greater Toronto Area and other nearby cities including Ottawa and Montreal, will converge at St. Michael’s College, Centre for the Arts, Lecture Hall, for the first Young Filipino-Canadian Leaders Summit. The 2014 theme is “iPinoyCan! Understanding the Filipino-Canadian Identity – Key to …

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