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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

HOPE for Homeowners Needing Help with Winter Maintenance

HOPE for Homeowners Needing Help with Winter Maintenance

News Release HOPE for Homeowners Needing Help with Winter Maintenance For some Edmontonians, the onset of cooler weather means cozy sweaters. But for others, it means rising utility bills from delayed home maintenance they can’t afford. The City of Edmonton’s Housing Opportunities Program for Edmonton (HOPE) provides grants of up to $20,000 for eligible homeowners. … Continue reading

Overnight closures at Yellowhead Trail and Meridian Street

News Release Overnight closures at Yellowhead Trail and Meridian Street Crews will conduct nightly closures for the Northeast Anthony Henday project. Over the next few weeks, workers will close eastbound Yellowhead Trail and the CN Rail crossing at Meridian Street to construct bridges. October 31 to November 10 Eastbound Yellowhead Trail will be closed overnight … Continue reading

Living Wall Provides Green Barrier Between Homes and Traffic

Living Wall Provides Green Barrier Between Homes and Traffic

News Release Living Wall Provides Green Barrier Between Homes and Traffic The City of Edmonton has launched a demonstration project in Mill Woods called a living wall. The innovative design uses earth, wood and willow shrubs to create a low cost, graffiti free, environmentally friendly and aesthetically pleasing barrier between homes and traffic. “This is … Continue reading

Homicide detectives take over Missing Person investigation

Homicide detectives take over Missing Person investigation

News Release Homicide detectives take over Missing Person investigation It’s been several weeks since the parents of Gamteysa Muhamed last saw their 21-year-old son. Muhamed was last seen on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, walking through the north-end neighbourhood of Dickinsfield, near 146 Avenue and 72 Street. Family members believe Muhamed left his residence that afternoon … Continue reading