The Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians is a non-profit organization committed to the promotion and preservation of the Filipino culture and heritage through dialogue, educational, social and cultural activities.


Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians Celebrate Canada Day sticky icon

By: Mhykel A Escano

On Sunday, July 1st, the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians celebrated Canada Day at Milne Dam Conservation Park (8251 McCowan Rd). The well attended event was filled with children’s activities, the People’s Parade, international food and entertainment provided by people all over the GTA. This annual event is sponsored by the City of Markham and was once again emceed by Alan Bell.

Media Coverage of Rizal Monument Groundbreaking sticky icon

See the media coverage here by Markham Review.

Media Advisory: Commemorating a Philippine National Hero: Markham to break ground for Rizal Monument sticky icon

See media advisory here from the city of Markham.  Please join us in this momentous event.

Rizal Monument Ground-breaking Rites to Highlight 2018 Markham Independence Celebrations sticky icon

article writien by: Mogi Mogado 

The Markham Filipino community will hold its 120th Philippine Independence celebrations starting at 11:00 a.m. on June 10, 2018 at the city's Civic Centre grounds. As usual, according to the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians, sponsor of the event, the public is invited.

2018 Philippine Independence Day Celebration sticky icon

Event
Date: 
2018-06-10 11:00 - 15:00
Location: 
Markham Civic Centre and MFFC Centre

You are cordially invited to attend our Independence Day celebration in Markham on Sunday, June 10, 2018. The Flag Raising Ceremony will be at 11:00 am to be held at the City of Markham Civic Center, 101 Town Centre Boulevard, off Highway 7, west of Warden. A short program will follow. After the program, please proceed to the Luneta Gardens for the Rizal monument ground breaking. 

The luncheon and entertainment will be held at the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians Community Center located at 1151 Denison St., Units 8 to 11, Markham, Ont. L3R 3Y4.  Click here to download and print the flyer.

The Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians’ (MFFC) Community-Based Projects for Seniors has been funded by the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program sticky icon

The Seniors of the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC) have a lot to celebrate!  Their application for Community-Based Projects for Seniors has been approved in the amount of $ 20,719 and activities are now in the works starting March 1, 2018 until February 28, 2019.

Philippine Consulate General Toronto's Advisory dated 14 December 2017 sticky icon

Dear Kababayans,

In line with the Philippine Consulate General's objective to reach out to more Filipinos in need of consular services, click here for a copy of its Advisory dated 14 December 2017 informing that the Consulate will open for consular transactions to the public on the first Saturdays of February, May, August and November 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

Congratulations to the New Board Members Elected in 2017! sticky icon

The Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians held their general members’ meeting on Friday, December 8 at the MFFC Centre. The members welcome the newly elected officers for 2018 namely:

  • Dr. Bina Comendador (3 year term)
  • Ysmael Dalmacio (3 year term)
  • Alicia Chiu (3 year term)
  • Chit Bulos (3 year term)
  • Myrna de Leon (3 year term)
  • Karen Tan (2 year term)
  • Gary de las Alas (2 year term)
  • Jane Avila  (1 year term)
  • Anna Torres (1 year term)
  • Emma Guerzon (1 year term)

A new set of officers will be chosen at the next board meeting. 

A Fantastic showing of Taste of Broadway! sticky icon

After a gruelling 18 months of planning, rehearsing, preparing and finally performing, the curtains cameup and the crowd went wild! The 4 th installment of Taste of Broadway shown on October 7 and 8 at theFlato Markham Theatre was greeted with hoots and applause. The 2 night show was a raving successand everyone cheered as the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians Youth Performing Arts Groupsang and danced their way into everyone’s hearts!

MFFC Gets Project Funded By Ontario sticky icon

An application to the Government of Ontario‘s Seniors Community Grant program was approved for the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC) for a maximum of $8,000.  The grant for “Seniors’ Health, Fitness and Trip Project” will allow our ever growing membership of seniors to go on trips, learn brain games, Zumba and ballroom dancing. 

The project objective is to explore Ontario’s historical places, promote/ maintain quality of life, self-worth, mental stimulation, physical activity, link to the outside world for seniors while providing opportunities for them to participate in the community through performances at cultural/fundraising events and at senior homes.  The funding will enable up to 56 seniors from Markham and neighbouring communities to attend two trips, brain games, Zumba and ballroom lessons and perform at milestone events and senior homes.

Their first trip will be to the Hop on–Hop off Toronto trip on July 26-27, or July 28-29, or July 29-30, 2017.