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Fil-Canadian May Farrales, 1st Filipino tenured professor at Simon Fraser University

Filipino-Canadian May Farrales has been given tenure as a professor at Simon Fraser University (SFU), the first Filipino to be given the post at the prestigious educational institution in Canada.

Overseas Filipinos lead Philippine Independence Day celebrations in U.S., Canada, UAE

Overseas Filipinos are leading Philippine Independence Day celebrations outside the country as the nation marks the 122nd anniversary of the Proclamation of Independence on June 12, 2020.

Huge crowds camp out in new milestone Jollibee stores in Canada and US

Jollibee, the well loved Philippine fast food chain, ended 2019 with more milestones as it opened new branches in Canada and the United States with huge crowds lining up for the openings.

7-year-old Helene Elias wins “Ideas” aircraft design award at Innovation Fair in Montreal

Seven-year-old Helene Margaret Bariso Elias from the Philippines won the regional tilt of the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) Innovation contest for aircraft design.Helene Elias was awarded as the Asia-Pacific Regional Winner of the...
Epic pyrotechnic battle in Moosomin

Philippines victorious in pyrotechnic battle in Canada

The Philippines won the 2019 "Living Skies Come Alive" international pyrotechnic battle held in Moosomin, Saskatchewan in Canada.Platinum Fireworks Inc., the country's representative in the annual competition, bested Team Canada in the annual fireworks...
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7 Filipino filmmakers join Lady Gaga and Adele in Oscars’ Academy Class of 2019

Seven Filipino filmmakers have been invited to join the Oscars' Academy Class of 2019, adding to the roster of Filipinos making their names in the international scene.These 7 internationally-recognized film directors, editors, animators, and...

Taste of Manila to showcase Filipino streetfood in Canada

Taste of Manila, the largest street food festival outside of the Philippines, is all set to showcase Filipino streetfood in Canada.The annual Filipino food festival comes just after Canada celebrated its first Filipino heritage...

Jose Rizal monument stands in Canada’s own Luneta Park

Filipino national hero Jose Rizal's monument now stands in Canada's own version of Manila's Luneta Park Gardens.The cold cast bronze monument of Dr. Rizal is six feet tall and is installed on a granite...

Filipino-Canadian entrepreneur Gelaine Santiago is Top 25 Immigrants awardee in Canada

Filipino-Canadian entrepreneur Gelaine Santiago was awarded one of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Top 25 Immigrants in Canada.Gelaine Santiago, the co-founder with her husband Jerome of the social enterprise Cambio & Co., was...

Philippine jersey showcased in Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Canada

The Philippine Hockey Jersey is now displayed at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Canada.Hockey Philippines announced today on social media the installation of the Philippine hockey jersey at the Hockey Hall of...

Filipino-Ecuadorian Leylah Annie Fernandez captures French Open Junior Singles title

Filipino-Ecuadorian Leylah Annie Fernandez emerged victorious at the French Open Junior Girls Championship in Paris, France.The 16-year-old tennis player of Filipino descent playing for Canada brought down her opponents one after the other in...
The Canadian House of Commons leads the celebration of the first Filipino Heritage Month this June 2019. Credits to Hon Ahmed Hussen.

Canada celebrates first Filipino Heritage month in June

Canada is set to honor its Filipino-Canadian community with the first Filipino Heritage Month this June, in the year that marks the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and the Philippines.The Filipino Heritage...

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