Canada announces fresh P81-M ‘Odette’ aid to Philippines

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA — The Canadian government announced an additional CAD2 million (approximately PHP81 million) to further support Filipinos affected by Typhoon Odette that struck several parts of the country in December 2021. The Canadian Embassy in Manila said this is on top of the CAD3 million committed in the immediate aftermath of … Continue reading


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PH receives 442K respirator masks from Canada

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  (Photo courtesy of Canada Embassy in Manila) MANILA – The Canadian government is donating 837,000 respirator face masks valued at PHP136 million to the Department of Health (DOH) in support of health care workers who lead the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday, Canadian Ambassador to the Philippines, Peter MacArthur, … Continue reading


Canada provides P45-M worth of Covid-19 aid to PH

MANILA – The Canadian government is providing over 1.2 million Canadian dollars (approximately PHP45 million) in assistance to the Philippines’ fight against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). “The Covid-19 pandemic is a global threat that does not recognize borders and can only be overcome through coordinated action around the world. The Government of Canada is therefore pleased … Continue reading