Tag: Filipino heritage month
A newly installed bust of Jose Rizal decorates the park named after his honor in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. The monument was inaugurated in celebration of Filipino Heritage Month by key people in the city of Brampton such as Mayor Patrick Brown, Councilor Rowena Santos, Member of Parliament Rechie Valdez, and more.
The Canadian Government, in a game-changing announcement, has just simplified the process of travel for Filipinos who have held Canadian visas in the past or currently possess valid American non-immigrant visas. According to the Canadian Embassy in the Philippines, eligible Filipinos now qualify for visa-free air travel to Canada, signaling a new era of accessibility and convenience. The announcement marks Filipino Heritage Month in Canada, currently home to a million Filipinos.
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...