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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

Alberta issues statement on Moody’s credit downgrade
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Alberta issues statement on Moody’s credit downgrade

News Release Statement from Minister Joe Ceci on Moody’s credit rating   President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance Joe Ceci issued the following statement about Moody’s credit downgrade. “Today’s credit rating downgrade is a disappointment. Around the world, companies and governments engaged in petroleum production are facing ratings downgrades. In Alberta, we are … Continue reading

Canada outraged by death of Ridsdel in Philippines; Albertans condemned monstrous act
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Canada outraged by death of Ridsdel in Philippines; Albertans condemned monstrous act

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the death of Canadian John Ridsdel The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Canadian John Ridsdel: “I am outraged by the news that a Canadian citizen, John Ridsdel, held hostage in the Philippines since September 21, 2015, has been killed … Continue reading

Consul General’s Office releases list of 1,090 voters with incomplete, wrong addresses;  Voters advised to update info
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Consul General’s Office releases list of 1,090 voters with incomplete, wrong addresses; Voters advised to update info

News Release List of Overseas Voters with Incomplete/Wrong Addresses The public is hereby informed that the mailing of ballots for the following list of Overseas Voters were “Returned to Sender” (RTS) or were not completed due to incomplete/wrong addresses. Concerned voters are advised to inform immediately the Philippine Consulate General of their update/valid addresses by … Continue reading

Alberta Jobs Plan supports families, creates jobs, controls costs
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Alberta Jobs Plan supports families, creates jobs, controls costs

News Release Alberta Jobs Plan supports families, creates jobs, controls costs Budget 2016 moves Alberta forward Budget 2016 – The Alberta Jobs Plan moves Alberta forward by supporting families and businesses through a tough economy, promoting job creation and economic diversification, and carefully controlling government spending. The Alberta Jobs Plan is built on four key … Continue reading

Faster, more reliable Internet coming to Alberta
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Faster, more reliable Internet coming to Alberta

News Release Faster, more reliable Internet coming to Alberta Projects will increase high-speed Internet coverage in rural communities throughout northern Alberta   For most Canadians, access to affordable and reliable broadband networks is an important part of everyday life. However, communities outside urban centres often face challenges in accessing Internet service at levels comparable to … Continue reading