Filipinos continue to be the fourth largest visible minority group at about 960,000, representing 2.6 percent of the populationbased on the latest census release by Statistics Canada. In 2016, the number was over 837,000.
After a two-year-long Covid hiatus, the University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Toronto (UPAAT) will commemorate its 45th Anniversary with a Dinner-Dance Gala on November 26th, 2022, at the Novotel Toronto North York Hotel.
University of British Columbia (UBC) students, faculty, staff, and Canadian Filipino community leaders attended the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and plaque unveiling of the Antonio and Marissa Peña Learning and Events Room.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on September 26 announced the appointment of two senators, and one of them made political history in the country, especially for the fast growing Filipino community.
After announcing a record investment in health care in early spring, the Saskatchewan government recently provided details on its four-point action plan which included recruitment of health workers directly from the Philippines.
Forty Filipino restaurants from seven provinces across Canada are participating in Canada’s first Filipino Restaurant Month in April. The celebration of Filipino cuisine begins on April 1 until April 30, 2022.