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City of Toronto announces new Indigenous Climate Action Grants

2023 June 8 Today, Deputy Mayor Jennifer McKelvie (Scarborough-Rouge Park) launched the City of Toronto’s new Indigenous Climate Action Grants program at Dr. Lillian McGregor Park. Grants of up to $20,000 are available to support local Indigenous communities in undertaking projects and initiatives that help to address the climate emergency and protect the environment. Indigenous...

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City of Toronto Hosts 11th International Public Markets Conference this week and Announces Public Market Week

2023 June 8 Today marks the beginning of the 11th annual International Public Markets Conference in Toronto. The event is co-hosted by the Project for Public Spaces, the City of Toronto, St. Lawrence Market and market advocacy organization marketcityTO. Over the next three days, the conference will bring together more than 300 leaders in the...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr calls on Filipino envoys to seek non-traditional partners in trade and security issues to benefit the country
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr calls on Filipino envoys to seek non-traditional partners in trade and security issues to benefit the country

2023 June 7 President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. on Wednesday called on Filipino ambassadors to continuously look for so-called ‘non-traditional’ partners in terms of trade, and security and defense requirements of the country. In a meeting with recently appointed Filipino chiefs of mission and ambassadors in Malacanang, the President stressed that with the current global...

Secretary Susan Ople hails OFWs as Philippines celebrates National Migrant Workers’ Day
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Secretary Susan Ople hails OFWs as Philippines celebrates National Migrant Workers’ Day

2023 June 7 MANILA – For their immense sacrifices to support their families and in helping the economy, Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Secretary Susan Ople said a week-long activity has been prepared for the country’s overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families. In celebration of the 28th National Migrants Week on Wednesday, Ople honored and recognized...

OFWs ‘pillar’ of Philippines’ progress – solon
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OFWs ‘pillar’ of Philippines’ progress – solon

2023 June 7 Overseas Filipino workers  ______________________________________________________________________ MANILA – As the nation celebrates National Migrant Workers’ Day, a lawmaker on Wednesday recognized the overseas Filipino workers’ (OFWs) invaluable contribution to the country’s economic growth. OFW Party-List Rep. Marissa “Del Mar” Magsino agreed with the Development Budget Coordinating Council (DBCC) that the Philippine economy would be in...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr assures Fil-Chinese group of improved business climate in the Philippines
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr assures Fil-Chinese group of improved business climate in the Philippines

2023 June 7 OATH-TAKING. President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. poses for a photo opportunity with the new set of officers of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Inc. who took their oath at the Kalayaan Hall in Malacañan Palace in Manila City Wednesday (June 7, 2023). The government is doing its best to...

NAIA privatization possible in Q1 2024
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NAIA privatization possible in Q1 2024

2023 June 7 NAIA Terminal 1 ______________________________________________________________________ MANILA – The privatization of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) may be implemented by the first quarter of 2024, an official of the Department of Transportation said Wednesday. “It is doable that there will be a conclusion that could possibly be proclaimed by the government,” Transportation Undersecretary for...

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City of Toronto expands aid to Ukraine with three more vehicle donations

2023 June 7 Today, Deputy Mayor Jennifer McKelvie (Scarborough-Rouge Park), joined by Ukrainian Ambassador to Canada Yulia Kovaliv, announced the donation of three City of Toronto vehicles to aid Ukraine. On March 29, Toronto City Council authorized the City to donate three end-of-life vehicles to the Ukrainian government for humanitarian purposes. This marks the second such donation...