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RP Embassy in Ottawa issues advisory on Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Embassy of the Philippines Ottawa ADVISORY ON CANADA’S TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM (TFWP) (Source: http://www.vancouverpcg.org/) Following consultations with relevant Canadian authorities to whom concerns of Filipino temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in Canada were conveyed, the Philippine Embassy calls the attention of affected Filipino nationals to the following program changes and situations relative to the TFWP. 1. … Continue reading

Car club plays host to annual Teddy Bear Collection for EPS Victim Services Unit

News Release Car club plays host to annual Teddy Bear Collection for EPS Victim Services Unit THUNDERBIRD SHOW AND SHINE THIS SUNDAY IN ST. ALBERT Every day, advocates within the EPS Victim Services Unit respond to families in distress dealing with tragedy. And often, the simple and loving gesture of presenting a traumatized child with … Continue reading

New Bike Routes Identified for Downtown and Old Strathcona

News Release New Bike Routes Identified for Downtown and Old Strathcona 83 Avenue and 102 Avenue are the top ranked locations for the City’s newest bike routes through Downtown/Oliver/Glenora and in Strathcona/Garneau. “The last couple of months have been really great. In May, we asked Edmontonians to restart the conversation on bike lanes and residents … Continue reading

Premier Prentice assures Michener residents facility will not close

Premier Prentice assures Michener residents facility will not close

News Release Premier Prentice assures Michener residents facility will not close During a visit to Michener Centre today, Premier Jim Prentice addressed any uncertainty families and guardians may have regarding ongoing residency in the Centre. “All Michener residents will be permitted to live out their remaining years in the place that has long been their … Continue reading

Treaty Six Recognition Day

Treaty Six Recognition Day (Source: edmonton.ca) Treaty Six Recognition Day Event – Rescheduled When: Thursday, September 25, 9-11am Where: City Room, City Hall What: Speech from the Grand Chief of the Confederacy of Treaty Six First Nations; proclamation by the Mayor; drumming and singing; public reception; presentation on the history of Treaty No. 6. What is … Continue reading

Prentice Government cancels licence plate redesign, a move to save $15 million

News Release Prentice Government cancels licence plate redesign Premier Jim Prentice today announced that the Government of Alberta is cancelling any further work on new licence plate designs for motor vehicles in Alberta. No design or slogan changes “Albertans want us to deal with priorities they have identified in health care, education, infrastructure and seniors. … Continue reading

Mindanao groups say ‘Yes’ to Ecological Agriculture

News Release Mindanao groups say ‘Yes’ to Ecological Agriculture * A nationwide campaign is underway to protect the country’s diversified food crops from GMO invasion and contamination Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines, 18 September 2014— Today, various groups have expressed their full support to a new Greenpeace initiative that aims to promote and strengthen Ecological Agriculture … Continue reading