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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 Filipino nationals affected by COVID-19...

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 hectares of land in Alabat...

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 was announcing $600,000 in funding...

Toronto’s favourite summer foodie event – Summerlicious returns July 5 to 21

TORONTO,18-Jun-2019: Summerlicious, created by the City of Toronto, runs from July 5 to 21 with delectable meals served at nearly 200 of Toronto’s favourite restaurants. Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $23, $28 and $33, and dinners are priced at $33, $43 and $53. Restaurants will start accepting reservations for the Prix Fixe Promotion on June 20.  Reservations...

New federal food guide may be ‘out of reach’ for most Canadians:report

New federal food guide may be ‘out of reach’ for most Canadians:report

The fruit-and-vegetable-heavy fare touted in the new federal food guide may be too expensive — or perhaps just not enticing enough — to easily form the basis of most Canadians’ diets, a new report suggests. Researchers at Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph found over 52 per cent of consumers surveyed said they face barriers in adopting the guide’s recommendations....