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Welcome to the website of the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto, a portal for the latest news and announcements in the service of all kababayans in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Please monitor our website for the latest news and announcements for the whole community. Enjoy browsing and Mabuhay!

Junever M. Mahilum-West, Consul General

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Latest News & Announcements

BOP SURPLUS HITS 2-YEAR HIGH IN FEBRUARY

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The country’s balance of payments (BOP) position continued to surge to an almost two-year high in February, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported yesterday.

Read full article : http:// www.philstar.com/”

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

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The York Regional Police is inviting everyone to attend its International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Markham Event Centre, 95 Duffield Drive, Markham ON.

For further information and RSVP’s, please contact the York Regional Police Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Bureau via email at diversity@yrp.ca.

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WOMEN ARE PILLARS OF PH ECONOMY

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The Philippine government joined the world on 8 March in celebrating the annual INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY by recognizing the importance of women in nation-building.

Read full article http:// www.balinkbayan.gov.ph/”

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GLOBAL FORUM ON RESEARCH AND INNOVATION FOR HEALTH (FORUM 2015), 24-27 AUGUST 2015 IN MANILA

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The Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED), in partnership with the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Department of Health (DOH) will host the GLOBAL FORUM ON RESEARCH AND INNOVATION FOR HEALTH (FORUM 2015) in Manila on 24-27 August 2015 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).

For more information on the event, kindly email the organizers at secretariat@forum2015.org or visit their website at http:// www.forum2015.org/”

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FREE MOVIE SCREENING OF "THY WOMB"

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In commemoration of National Women’s Month, the Philippine Consulate General of Toronto (PCG) in partnership with the Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre (KCCC) invites the public to a free movie screening of the critically-acclaimed movie “Thy Womb” on March 29, 2015 at 3 PM at the KCCC Grand Hall, 5225 Orbitor Drive, Suite 3, Mississauga, ON.

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IFEX PHILIPPINES, ASIA’s FOOD & INGREDIENT SHOW, 21-24 May 2015

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The International Food Exhibition (IFEX) Philippines is a unique showcase of Asia’s ethnic and specialty foods, tropical fruits, vegetables, fresh seafood, Halal-certified products, as
well as natural, organic, and exotic food products. It responds to the growing preference for specialty food in the international market, featuring culture-rich food products that are currently making waves in major supermarkets, gourmet food stores, and natural food retailers.

IFEX Philippines will be held from 21 to 24 May 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. Now on its 10th edition, IFEX Philippines is organized by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the Center for International Trade
Exhibitions and Missions (CITEM).

For additional details on the exhibition, please visit http:// www.ifexphilippines.com/”

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"BALINKBAYAN: THE OVERSEAS FILIPINOS' ONE-STOP ONLINE PORTAL FOR DIASPORA ENGAGEMENT

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The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto is pleased to announce that the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) is currently implementing a 3-year E-Governance project called “BaLinkBayan: The Overseas Filipinos’ One-Stop Online Portal for Diaspora Engagement”. It offers an integrated and unique platform for Overseas Filipinos to get involved in the development of the Philippines through investments, donations, volunteerism especially with the use of interactive maps. It likewise links them up with various government online services from the national government.

For more information, please visit the BaLinkBayan portal http:// www.balinkbayan.gov.ph/”

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