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EMBASSY DISCUSSES FILIPINO DIASPORA WITH FEDERAL SENATOR, DR. FLORDELIZ ‘GIGI’ OSLER
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EMBASSY DISCUSSES FILIPINO DIASPORA WITH FEDERAL SENATOR, DR. FLORDELIZ ‘GIGI’ OSLER

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Francisco Noel R. Fernandez III of the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa exchanged ideas with Senator Flordeliz “Gigi” Osler on programs to support the Filipino diaspora across Canada. Over the luncheon on Thursday, 8 December 2022, Fernandez provided updates on the Credentials Recognition in Canada (CRC) Project being implemented by the Philippine Posts in...

EMBASSY JOINS DIPLOMATIC SOIREE OF FOREIGN MINISTER
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EMBASSY JOINS DIPLOMATIC SOIREE OF FOREIGN MINISTER

OTTAWA, December 8, 2022–Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Francisco Noel R. Fernandez III extended holiday greetings to Foreign Minister Melanie Joly in an evening reception she hosted on 8 December 2022 for heads of diplomatic missions in Ottawa. In her remarks to her guests, Minister Joly expressed her interest in continuing her engagement with her foreign counterparts. Prime...

Inauguration and Unveiling of Paintings “Cry of Balintawak” and “Harvest” at the Consulate General of the Philippines- Toronto
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Inauguration and Unveiling of Paintings “Cry of Balintawak” and “Harvest” at the Consulate General of the Philippines- Toronto

Toronto– The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto hosted the official unveiling of the paintings “Cry of Balintawak” and “Harvest” on October 06, 2022-ceremony at the Philippine Consulate General office. Gracing the event were Consul General Dyah Lestari Asmarani of the Republic of Indonesia; Mrs. Daisy Wai, MPP and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister for Seniors...

Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) invites you to UGNAYAN SA TORONTO 2022 FORUM
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Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) invites you to UGNAYAN SA TORONTO 2022 FORUM

Filipino Canadians are invited to the CFO Ugnayan sa Toronto 2022 Forum on October 13, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m (Eastern Time).  You can attend the forum online via Zoom, please register using this link: www.tinyurl.com/UgnayanTOR. This event is co-organized by the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto. As part of the Commission on...

Mga Kwentong Pagkain: The Evolution of Philippine Cuisine
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Mga Kwentong Pagkain: The Evolution of Philippine Cuisine

The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto is pleased to inform that the Philippine   Consulate General in Toronto and the Mama Sita Foundation will conduct a webinar on the roots and origins of Filipino cuisine entitled, “Mga Kwentong Pagkain: The Evolution of Philippine Cuisine.”   Session 1: What Our Ancestors Ate Toronto/Canada: JUNE 14, 2022 (TUESDAY) 12:10...

PHL Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and York University tie-up boosts academic collaboration
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PHL Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and York University tie-up boosts academic collaboration

MANILA – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and York University in Canada signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on academic collaboration to launch the partnership between Philippine universities and York University for the Globally Network Learning (GNL). CHED chairman Popoy de Vera and Dr. Rhonda Lenton, President and Vice-Chancellor of York University, Canada signed the...

PH Consul General  hosts Calgary mayor at the start of Filipino Restaurant Month in Canada
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PH Consul General hosts Calgary mayor at the start of Filipino Restaurant Month in Canada

Calgary, 1 April 2022 – The Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Calgary marked the start of Filipino Restaurant Month in Canada (FRMC) with a lunch hosted by Consul General Zaldy Patron for Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek and her husband Mr. Todd Gondek at the Pacific Hut Restaurant in Calgary, Alberta. Pacific Hut Restaurant is one of...

Philippine Embassy celebrates Philippine-Canada partnership
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Philippine Embassy celebrates Philippine-Canada partnership

28 March 2022, Ottawa – The Embassy of the Philippines in Canada held a reception for members of the Canada-Philippines Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group and the visiting delegation of the Philippine Commission on Higher Education (CHED) today at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier. Canadian Members of Parliament met CHED Chairman J. Prospero De Vera III, who was...

RECIPIENTS OF THE 2021 PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS FOR FILIPINO INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS OVERSEAS
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RECIPIENTS OF THE 2021 PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS FOR FILIPINO INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS OVERSEAS

2022 February 09: The Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is pleased to announce to the public the fifty-six (56) distinguished and outstanding overseas Filipinos and foreign-based organizations from 20 countries and territories who will be honoured by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte with the 2021 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas (PAFIOO). Institutionalized in...