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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

TV networks take notice of Jeepney JayTee food truck; Watch Jaime live on Sunday
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TV networks take notice of Jeepney JayTee food truck; Watch Jaime live on Sunday

You won’t expect this is coming but the Jeepney JayTee Food Truck will be on Global Edmonton TV live on Sunday at 8 o’clock in the morning. Nurse-turned-entrepreneur Jaime Balmores was so happy when the invitation came and will be very proud to present to the viewers about the Filipino cuisine they have been serving … Continue reading

Pain-free brain surgery without a scalpel;  University Hospital Foundation funds $17.5M Gamma Knife and Clinical 3T MRI Centre
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Pain-free brain surgery without a scalpel; University Hospital Foundation funds $17.5M Gamma Knife and Clinical 3T MRI Centre

News Release Pain-free brain surgery without a scalpel University Hospital Foundation funds $17.5M Gamma Knife and Clinical 3T MRI Centre EDMONTON — Alberta’s first Gamma Knife and Clinical 3T MRI Centre — with the capability to pinpoint hard-to-reach brain tumours and perform life-saving surgery without a scalpel — is coming here thanks to the University … Continue reading

Southwest detectives hopeful witness of vicious assault on woman will come forward to assist with investigation
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Southwest detectives hopeful witness of vicious assault on woman will come forward to assist with investigation

News Release Southwest detectives hopeful witness of vicious assault on woman will come forward to assist with investigation Southwest Division investigators are hoping a male witness who courageously intervened to stop the vicious and unprovoked assault of a woman will come forward to assist police in their efforts to find the two suspects. It was … Continue reading

Quashed Plan for Stricter Inspection on Balikbayan Boxes A Victory for OFWs, but the struggle against the “legalized extortion” continues – Migrante Alberta
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Quashed Plan for Stricter Inspection on Balikbayan Boxes A Victory for OFWs, but the struggle against the “legalized extortion” continues – Migrante Alberta

News Release Quashed Plan for Stricter Inspection on Balikbayan Boxes A Victory for OFWs, but the struggle against the “legalized extortion” continues – Migrante Alberta As the ber season in the Philippines approaches, the influx of goodies and presents contained in balikbayan boxes coming from thousands, if not millions of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) increase. … Continue reading

Consular outreach online booking starts for Calgary leg
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Consular outreach online booking starts for Calgary leg

News Release Announcement on Online Appointment Booking for Calgary, AB This is to announce that the online appointment system for the consular outreach in Calgary, Alberta on 22-25 September 2015 is now open. You can book your appointment through this link: https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/6kpgv4zc/ Please note that the Consulate’s online appointment system is administered by Appointment-Plus (http://www.appointment-plus.com/). Continue reading

Homicide detectives investigating body found in downtown apartment suite
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Homicide detectives investigating body found in downtown apartment suite

News Release Homicide detectives investigating body found in downtown apartment suite Edmonton Police Service Homicide Section detectives are investigating a suspicious death that was reported today. Police were called at approximately 9:20 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 to investigate a report of a body found in the area of 106 Avenue and 104 Street. … Continue reading

City Council Approves Vision for Future of Jasper Place
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City Council Approves Vision for Future of Jasper Place

News Release City Council Approves Vision for Future of Jasper Place City Council has approved the Jasper Place Area Redevelopment Plan, which will help guide future growth and change in the neighbourhoods of Britannia Youngstown, Canora, Glenwood, and West Jasper Place, as well as a large portion of the Stony Plain Road commercial corridor. The … Continue reading