Seen & Scenes

Canadian Medical Mission Society in Bohol

The Canadian Medical Mission Society (CMMS)’s surgical, medical, and dental mission at Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital in Tagbilaran, Bohol, with the cooperation of Lions Club of Bohol. (All photos courtesy of Henry Mayuga)

Celebration of Filipino Heritage Month Declaration

We made history together! On November 30, 2017, Councillor Neethan Shan organized a celebration of the declaration of Filipino Heritage Month held at the Scarborough Civic Centre (150 Borough Drive), Committee Room 1 & 2, attended by the Filipino-Canadian community.  

Winter Escapade ‘Escapees’ Gathering

Winter Escapade “Escapees” join their first get-together hosted by the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver with Consul General Neil Ferrer and Mrs. Miriam Ferrer on November 27 at the PCG Office at Canada Place. Raffy Ramiro who has just arrived in Vancouver and Michael Unson provided entertainment, and made the made the early Christmas party …

TAPSILOG (FilCan Network for Truth & Justice) 4th Anniversary Celebration

4th Anniversary and Christmas Celebration 2017 of (FilCan Network for Truth & Justice) held on November 25, 2017 at the St. Patrick Recreation Centre, Vancouver, BC. It was also the birthday party for Remie Delos Reyes, the Tapsilog Vice-President, and the overall behind-the-scene Director.   All photos courtesy of Tapsilog President Freddie Bagunu.

5th MVP Cup – International High School Basketball Championships in Malaysia

12 teams from 6 countries will participate at the IHSBC in Malaysia from Dec 3-9. Teams from Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Canada, Australia and host country Malaysia will slug it out to determine the champion for this year’s edition. Tournament organizer and host Malaysia is very much excited because of the addition of Team Crossover from …

PCHC-MoM “From Far And Wide” Inaugural Gala

#FromFarAndWide gala w/200 guests🎉Thrilled 2c @StandUpAli who kept me insanely sane during time in China w/ @LOLCBC 😂 #Migration #Diversity — Richard N. Liu (@richardliu18) November 26, 2017

Trudeau visits Jollibee in Manila

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau found free time out of his schedule for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit here in the Philippines to drop by and eat at Jollibee, a leading local fastfood chain in the country. Trudeau visited Jollibee’s branch in North Harbour, Manila after his arrival at the Clark International Airport on Sunday …

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 …

DepEd-NCR holds World Teachers’ Day celebration in Pasay

MANILA— More than 5,000 elementary and high school teachers attended the advance celebration of the World Teachers’ Day organized by the Department of Education-National Capital Region (DepEd-NCR) at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City Monday. World Teachers’ Day (WTD) is being observed every Oct. 5 to create awareness and appreciation to the vital contributions of …

Philippine Canada Trade Council 2017 -2018 newly elected Board of Directors