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Philippines No. 1 Immigrant Source to Canada in 2014

3 years ago

More than 40,000 Filipinos became permanent residents of Canada in 2014, making the Philippines the top source country for Canadian immigration last year, according to the Canada Immigration Newsletter. ...

CBCP Exec Lauds POEA Policy on Exit Clearance

3 years ago

An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines lauded the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration’s lifting of mandatory payments for overseas Filipino workers’ exit clearances. CBCP Commission for ...

Light a Candle for Mary Jane Veloso!

3 years ago

Manila, April 27 – As I write this piece, the vigils are being held in various places, white ribbons are being worn, prayers are being said, candles are being ...

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  • 21 October 2018
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    Retailers to be allowed to directly import rice

    For the first time ever, the government will allow grains retailers to directly import rice, which could effectively reduce the cost of rice to be sold in the local markets. This was according to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol, who dismissed the possibility that more imports could further dampen the ...

  • 21 October 2018
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    TFWs and advocates push for legislation to protect migrant workers

    Victoria, BC – A group of Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) and their advocates held a press conference today outside of the BC Legislature in Victoria to urge the Government of British Columbia to enact new legislation to protect TFWs from abuse and exploitation by recruiters and employers in BC. ...

  • 20 October 2018
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    Vote Filipino Canadian candidates in October 20 Municipal elections

    Hector Bremner (Mayor) – YES Hector Bremner is the only candidate with Vancouver City council experience running for Mayor and is Yes Vancouver’s founding mayoral candidate. Councillor Bremner’s life and career have been marked by recognizing good ideas, getting things done, and bringing people together. He feels blessed to ...