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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!

Jesusa Susana V. Paez, Acting Head of Post

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Latest News & Announcements

PHILIPPINE CALIDAD HUMANA MOVEMENT

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The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto encourages members of the Filipino community to visit the Facebook page of the “Philippine Calidad Humana Movement”

http:// www.facebook.com/FilipinoCalidadHumana”

The Movement, spearheaded by the Energy Development Corporation, First Philippine Holdings, Lopez Group Foundation, Inc., and the University of Asia and the Pacific, aims to preserve and strengthen a host of positive and constructive qualities such as humility, simplicity, friendliness, hospitality and many others, which Filipinos are known for.

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SUMMIT OF FLAVORS, COLORS AND TEXTURES: IFEX PHILIPPINES, 21-24 MAY 2015

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The Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will hold a “Summit of Flavors, Colors and Textures” on 21-24 May 2015 at SMX Convention Center, Manila, showcasing top food products from APEC economies.
For registration, please click:

Taste APEC @ IFEX

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ANNOUNCEMENT

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THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL
WILL BE CLOSED ON :

FRIDAY, 01 May 2015
(Philippine Labor Day)

Regular business hours will resume on Monday, 04 May 2015 .

FOR EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CALL TEL. NO. 416-346-3268 AND LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE TO ENABLE THE CONSULATE TO RETURN YOUR CALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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BARCLAYS KEEPS PH GROWTH TARGET DESPITE POLITICAL RISKS

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Philippine economic growth should accelerate this year despite increasing political risks ahead of the 2016 polls, UK-based Barclays said.

In its latest Emerging Markets Quarterly, the bank kept its 6.5-percent economic growth target for 2015. The figure is faster than the 6.1-percent growth recorded last year but short of the government’s seven- to eight-percent target for this year.

Read full article : http:// www.philstar.com/business/2015/03/30/”

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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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