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.

CALL FOR NOMINATION - 2010 MFFC Distinguished Achievement Awards

 About the Awards

This year marks the 21th anniversary of the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians.  To commemorate this significant milestone, MFFC will hold a Dinner Dance Fundraising Event on October 16, 2010 at the Thornhill Community Centre, 7755 Bayview Ave., Markham Ontario.  The highlight of this celebration is the presentation of the MFFC Distinguished Achievement Awards. These awards are intended to recognize and honor persons of Filipino heritage who have not just achieved distinction in their field of endeavor, bringing honor and prestige to the Markham community but have availed themselves to the community for community services.

The Association invites you to nominate people that you feel are deserving of these prestigious awards.  Nominators are required to be members of MFFC or residents of Markham.

Sweet Taste of Broadway

Mila Astorga-Garcia
October 16, 2009

TOB Sound of Music group

A scene from Sound of Music portion of Taste of Broadway, The Classics.

MARKHAM - It was a shining moment for the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC), when its musical production, “Taste of Broadway, The Classics,” received a standing ovation from the audience of a packed concert hall.

At the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts where the huge musical production was staged last Saturday, Oct. 10, the pride and excitement of the performers, organizers and the volunteers were easily discernible from their big smiles as they acknowledged the finale’s applause.

Local Group Receives $122,500 OTF Grant to Expand Centre

May 23, 2009, Markham – The theme of the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadian’s 20th Anniversary Dinner/Fundraiser on Saturday night was “A Toast to Diversity”. It was also the setting for an announcement by the Hon. Michael Chan, MPP and Fatima Haji, a volunteer with the Ontario Trillium Foundation, that the organization has received a one year, $122,500 grant to renovate and expand upon their building, located on Denison Street.

 “A20th Anniversary is a special time for reflection about what has been achieved and where the future will take you,” said the Honourable Michael Chan, M.P.P., Markham-Unionville. “The Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians has made a strong contribution to our community and now, with this funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, there will be more room to offer support, learning and recreational activities”


May 23, 2009, Markham  During the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadian’s 20th Anniversary Dinner/Fundraiser on May 23rd 2009, MFFC honored and  awarded 6 residents of Markham,
who are of Filipino heritage and who have
outstanding achievements in and contributions to their fields of endeavour:
    Gerald Misa - Education
    Noel Cruz - Professional field
    Elsie Altamirano-Villanueva - Business and Entrepreneurship
    Pablo de Jesus, Jr. - Business and Entrepreneurship
    Alex Chiu - Public Service
    Marlene Mogado - Public Service