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EARN UP TO HALF-A-MILLION DOLLARS IN CANADA!

Nurses are in demand in Canada right now! According to Canadian Nurses Association, “Nursing employment is growing after several years of health-care restructuring and hospital downsizing. RNs with skills and experience in specialty areas (e.g., emergency, critical care and operating room) and those willing to work in smaller or isolated communities are in the most …

Bo Sanchez: An Inspirational ‘Inspirational Speaker’

Bo Sanchez hasn’t had the easiest life, though you wouldn’t know that by looking at him. His childhood was plagued on two occasions by heinous abuse, but he kept moving forward. His prayer groups grew in numbers exponentially, then the number of attendees stagnated at 2000, but he kept moving forward. Moving forward has always …

MOSAIC’s Immigrant Professional Conference Offers Encouragement and Strategies for Career-minded Newcomers

The Conference Board of Canada has forecast that increased immigration could contribute 25-33% of the country’s annual GDP growth by 2040, but cautions that Canada “must improve the job outcomes of newcomers” in order for this economic boon to be realized. The October report stresses that higher immigration levels will only create the anticipated benefits …

Landing your first job in Canada

We’ve all felt the emotional highs and lows that come with job hunting. If you are new to the city or country, those emotions of excitement and angst may intensify as you search for a job in an unfamiliar market. “Deciding to leave the familiar and move to a new country is a major decision,” …

Manila FAME October show to highlight PH culture, design ingenuity

Manila FAME, the Philippines’ premier lifestyle and design event, is set to make waves again among international and local buyers as it returns on October 20-22 with a range of new show features and artisans in a showcase of the country’s rich cultural heritage and design ingenuity. The 66th edition of Manila FAME will strip …

Despedida party for Vice Consul General Anthony Achilles Mandap

The Filipino community in Greater Vancouver tendered a despedida party for Vice Consul General Anthony Achilles Mandap who relentlessly served the Filipino community.  Hosted by UFABC, the party was held on September 23, 2017 at M.B. Church in Richmond BC. (Photos courtesy of Angelo Siglos)  

Women and Nature: PANCIT Art Exhibit at 5050 Joyce

Women and Nature, a group exhibit by the community artists of the Philippine Artists Network for Community Integrative Transformation (PANCIT) Art Collective, opens on Tuesday, October 3, at 5:00 pm at the Still Moon Arts Studio/Gallery at 5050 Joyce Street, a quick walk across from the Joyce Sky train Station. The exhibit will feature not …

I-REMIT PARTNERS WITH LAZADA! Remit using your I-Remit Visa Card to avail of discounts

Exclusive offer for I-Remit Visa Card Remitters A special ONLINE shopper’s discount of P300 at LAZADA! Simply remist using your I-Remit Visa Card in the following countries between September 20-October 31, 2017 (Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Italy, UK) and get a chance to win an online shopper’s discount of P300 at Lazada!

Senator Enverga to represent Canada and address the 38 th ASEAN Assembly in Manila

Ottawa, September 11, 2017 – The Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr., Senator from Ontario, will be the lead delegate from Canada as he attends the 38 th General Assembly of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), September 14-20, 2017. The meetings will be held in Manila, Philippines. Senator Enverga is slated …

New Canadians encouraged to START Boating this summer

The Lifesaving Society, Canada’s leading organization responsible for drowning prevention, has launched an online boating safety program targeted to new boaters, particularly new Canadians who may be experiencing recreational boating for the first time. START Boating is a comprehensive program designed to teach basic boating and water safety skills. The program will launch today in …

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