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Duterte aims to provide adequate, accessible, affordable food amid COVID crisis
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Duterte aims to provide adequate, accessible, affordable food amid COVID crisis

MANILA – Citing the importance of the “Plant, Plant, Plant” program of the Department of Agriculture, President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday stressed the vital role it plays in helping feed Filipinos and pushes the economy forward. In his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA), Duterte said the program aims to provide adequate, accessible, and...

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An advisory from the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto

For related queries, please e-mail consularmatters@philcongen-toronto.com; secretary@philcongen-toronto.com; or through its official website: www.philcongen-toronto.com; or call mobile phone no.: (416)  346-3268 / telephone no. ( 416) 922-7181 (Attn: Duty Officer) or the other contact information of Philippine Government Agencies, food bank,  and testing and treatment centers for COVID-19 as indicated in the Advisories.  Be rest assured that members and other...

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Makapuno seen to boost eco-tourism in Alabat, Quezon province

Toronto, Ontario — Wonderful things happen when people work together. Such is the essence of the project called the Makapuno Industry Agri-Business and Investment Promotion, which is the result of a collaboration of multiple Philippine government agencies. The project aims to invite overseas investors, especially in Canada, to fund the plantation of Makapuno trees on 111...

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Calls to eat more plants, less meat also in line with food guide: McKenna

OTTAWA — A high−profile call to eat more plants and less meat in order to combat global warming is directly in line with Canada’s new food guide, which extols the health benefits of precisely such a change in diet, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said Friday. Standing in front of a cornfield at Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm, McKenna...