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Important Reminders from Consul General Orontes V. Castro sticky icon

Dear esteemed leaders of Filipino Canadian community and members of the media, 

As part of the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto's continuing effort to reach out and assist Filipino nationals who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to seek out your assistance in reaching out to our affected kababayans so that appropriate assistance can be extended to them by the Consulate General and by other Philippine Government agencies in Toronto - Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO)-Toronto, Trade Office (PTIC), Social Security System (SSS), and PAG-IBIG.

Please advise the members of your Organization and other Filipino nationals affected by COVID-19 to call us up or refer to our Advisories posted in the Consulate General's official/social media websites for important reminders and contact information of the Consulate General and the above-mentioned attached Philippine Government agencies, food bank, as well as important contact information for the testing and treatment of COVID-19.

Please assure your members and other Filipino nationals affected by COVID-19 that the confidentiality of their identity will be respected.

For related queries, please send them to: consularmatters@philcongen-toronto.com; secretary@philcongen-toronto.com; official website: www.philcongen-toronto.com; mobile phone no.: (416) 346-3268 / telephone no. ( 416) 922-7181 (Attn: Duty Officer) or the other contact information of Philippine Government Agencies, food bank, and testing and treatment centers for COVID-19 as indicated in our Advisories. 

Very truly yours,

Orontes V. Castro
Consul General

Canada Gets First Life-size Statue of Philippine Hero sticky icon

Watch the video here courtesy of Romy Marquez

Sneak Peak: Canada's First Full Rizal Monument All Set for June 9 Unveiling sticky icon

Click here for the news article published by Munting Nayon. 

 

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.

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 Advisory: Revised Passport Application Form and Issuance of 10-Year Validity Passports, effective 1 January 2018 sticky icon

Dear Kababayans,

Happy New Year!

Click here for the Philippine Consulate General's Advisory dated 27 December 2017 on the implementation effective 1st January 2018 of the Revised Passport Application Form, as well as the issuance of regular/ordinary passports with 10-year validity for Filipino citizens 18 years old and above and 5-year validity for those below 18 years old.

MFFC members spreads Christmas cheer! sticky icon

The various members of the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians were very busy spreading the Christmas cheer to seniors all across Toronto. The Youth Performing Arts Group and the Seniors group went out in full force on separate days to entertain various members of the Markham community and had a wonderful time.