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Philippine President Marcos Jr wants scholarships to address nurses’ exodus; private sector steps up aid for healthcare
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Philippine President Marcos Jr wants scholarships to address nurses’ exodus; private sector steps up aid for healthcare

MANILA – Most Filipinos believe the country is headed in the right direction under the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., the latest survey results released by OCTA Research showed. Based on the 4th quarter of 2022 Tugon ng Masa survey of OCTA, 85 percent of Filipino adults said the Philippines is headed in the...

Most Pinoys believe the Philippines is on right track under President Marcos Jr admin
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Most Pinoys believe the Philippines is on right track under President Marcos Jr admin

MANILA – Most Filipinos believe the country is headed in the right direction under the administration of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., the latest survey results released by OCTA Research showed. Based on the 4th quarter of 2022 Tugon ng Masa survey of OCTA, 85 percent of Filipino adults said the Philippines is headed in the...

It’s Harder to Escape Poverty Today than 30 Years Ago, New Report Reveals
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It’s Harder to Escape Poverty Today than 30 Years Ago, New Report Reveals

A new report by Feed Ontario reveals skyrocketing food bank use with a 64 percent increase in first-time visitors, and points to the lack of quality employment opportunities and disinvestments in essential social support programs as the drivers of this growth. TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Feed Ontario released its 2022 Hunger Report...

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FIVE FILIPINO CANADIANS WIN CIVIC SEATS IN ONTARIO

For the first time in Canada’s largest province, Ontario has five political candidates from the Filipino Canadian communities who won civic seats during the municipal elections on October 24, 2022. It was quite a promising political performance, indeed. Five of the 11 Filipino Canadians in the winning circle are from different ridings in the Greater Toronto...

Nurses urge health ministers to ‘take the money and work with it’
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Nurses urge health ministers to ‘take the money and work with it’

VANCOUVER — Groups representing nurses across the country have a message for provincial and territorial health ministers — take the money the federal government is offering to start fixing the healthcare system without balking at conditions. Leaders of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions and the Canadian Nurses Association met Tuesday with health ministers gathered...

Philippine Chamber of Commerce-Toronto (PCCT) Elects New Executive Officers, Von Canton Is President
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Philippine Chamber of Commerce-Toronto (PCCT) Elects New Executive Officers, Von Canton Is President

The Philippine Chamber of Commerce-Toronto(PCCT), at the Board Meeting on October 28, 2022, elected its new set of Executive Officers for the 2023-2024 term. Director Rainier Macandog hosted the 2- hour election meeting at his executive business office in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.   Nestor Von Canton was chosen as PCCT President.  Elected with N. Canton, were Cora De...

House generates P75-M donations for Paeng relief drive
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House generates P75-M donations for Paeng relief drive

MANILA – The House of Representatives led by Speaker Martin Romualdez has generated around PHP75 million worth of cash and in kind donations for its ongoing relief drive for the victims of Severe Tropical Storm Paeng. According to a statement on Wednesday, the Speaker’s office said cash donations and pledges reached PHP49.2 million. While in-kind donations...