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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

RP Consulate, Duterte Volunteers hold two-day Consular Outreach; Second round of services next week
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RP Consulate, Duterte Volunteers hold two-day Consular Outreach; Second round of services next week

RP Consulate, Duterte Volunteers hold two-day Consular Outreach; Second round of services next week By Moses Billacura The Philippine Consulate General’s Office-Calgary and the Duterte Volunteers Alberta Canada successfully conducted the two-day Consular Outreach Services to Filipino-Albertans, April 22-23, at the Ramada Hotel in Edmonton. Consul General Julius Torres, consul Eric Aquino and their staff … Continue reading

Canadian wheelchair basketball squad plays exhibition game in Philippines
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Canadian wheelchair basketball squad plays exhibition game in Philippines

  The Canadian Wheelchair basketball team played an exhibition game in the Philippines, April 21. Attendees: PBA: PBA Commissioner Chito Narvasa Embassy of Canada: Canada Ambassador to the Philippines : Mr. John Holmes Mrs. Carole Bujeau Elizabeth Baldwin-Jones Carlo Figueroa Tiffany Urrutia Canadian Basketball team: Mike Frogley, Bo Hedges, David Eng and Jason Naval Pilipinas … Continue reading

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Major investment in Alberta highway projects will provide safer, more efficient travel across the province

News Release Major investment in Alberta highway projects will provide safer, more efficient travel across the province   Modern and efficient highways are crucial to encouraging and supporting economic activity, facilitating trade, and creating good-paying, middle-class jobs. Road construction in Alberta The governments of Canada and Alberta are investing in well-planned infrastructure that will make … Continue reading

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Leduc to get new affordable housing complex

News Release Leduc to get new affordable housing complex   Funding of $14.4 million has been approved for the construction of 64 new affordable housing units for Leduc’s Linsford Gardens residents. Minister Sigurdson announces replacement of Linsford Gardens affordable housing units in Leduc. Budget 2017 upholds the government’s commitment to investing $1.2 billion over five … Continue reading

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No major drop in number of tourist arrivals in C. Visayas despite travel warnings

No major drop in number of tourist arrivals in C. Visayas despite travel warnings By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Tourists continue to visit Central Visayas despite the recent encounter between security forces and a terror group in Bohol and several travel warnings issued against the Philippines. The Department of Tourism (DOT) … Continue reading

Palace: Duterte admin’s anti-endo drive now a reality
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Palace: Duterte admin’s anti-endo drive now a reality

Palace: Duterte admin’s anti-endo drive now a reality MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The commitment of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte against contractualization has taken shape with more than 40,000 workers regularized since July last year, the Palace announced on Thursday, April 20. “On the government’s anti-endo drive, it nets 45,605 regularized workers and the President’s … Continue reading

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MSMEs gaining grounds, contributing significantly to Philippine growth

MSMEs gaining grounds, contributing significantly to Philippine growth By Mar Arguelles and Connie B. Destura LEGAZPI CITY (Philippines News Agency) — Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSME) are gaining grounds as an economic booster by creating millions of jobs and producing Gross Value Added (GAV) revenue in the country, a ranking official of the Department of … Continue reading