After more than two years of the pandemic, Canadian Filipino communities across the country are preparing for in-person events to celebrate this year’s Philippine Independence Day on June 12 and the third year of Canada’s Filipino Heritage Month in June.
The Canadian Filipino community’s first woman Member of Parliament has made her presence known in the House of Commons.
A daughter of immigrants from the Philippines has been elected to the city council of Montreal.
After combing through the Censuses of Canada as early as 1825 until 1921, and perusing archives, directories and all sources mentioned earlier,
On a social media post, children’s book author Carlos Cabaneros mentioned the value of culture.
“I strongly believe culture serves as a guide to the future,” the Toronto-area-based creator said.
The Census of Canada has been conducted at ten-year intervals since 1851. On the third census, the 1881 census was the first to include the western provinces and territories and the first to show the presence of people from the Philippines. This census did not indicate year of immigration, only residency which could mean just being present in an area when the census was taken.
It was a hastily called federal election that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had hoped he could use to solidify his party’s hold on political power.
Nootka Sound in the 1700s was a rugged remote international port – a major source of sea otter pelts valued as fur in China and Japan. Hence, Russian, American, and English ships called upon there with some frequency.
If you look at history books and online sources as recent as 2019, all of them will say that the first Filipino immigrants in Canada arrived in the 1930s, mostly settling in Winnipeg, Manitoba. So I left it at that.
On July 1st Canada commemorates the 154th anniversary of Confederation, long before any Filipino landed in the country.
As Filipino Heritage Month 2021 comes to a close, the Editorial Board of CanadianFilipino.Net
(This is Dr. Pagtakhan’s column, Medisina at Politika in Pilipino Express for June 1, 2021.)
With the ongoing vaccination against COVID-19, this coming summer may look a lot brighter than last year’s.
However, the fight against the novel coronavirus is far from over.
May 16, 2021 – On May 6, Currie Dixon, Leader of the Yukon Party, announced critic roles for the Official Opposition party in the Canadian territory.
When Constable Clint Hervias went to the Philippines in February 2020, it was to grieve the death of his father.
June is Philippine Heritage Month in Canada. As the Black Lives Matter movement grows, we can commemorate Heritage Month thinking of the historic relations between Filipinos and African Americans.
Throughout Canada, Canadian Filipinos are partying this entire month of June to celebrate Canada’s first Filipino Heritage Month. Below are just some of the events being held to celebrate this national declaration and the Philippines’ 121st Independence Day.
It’s a great time to be a Canadian Filipino.
Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide;
Reflecting on the Philippines from abroad, I’ve had the chance to work with amazing communities in our islands’ global diasporas.
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