International News

Basketball: Canada wins historic First Basketball World Cup Medal


Vancouver, B.C. Philippines wins against China, booked last ticket for Olympic qualifiers Mildred German Team Canada’s Senior Men’s Basketball National Team concludes the 2023 FIBA World Cup with a historic win- its first medal, a bronze, on September 10, 2023 in Manila, Philippines after a bout with the United States. Competing and winning in the […]

Basketball: Canada wins historic First Basketball World Cup Medal Read More »

Breaking: Maria Ressa wins tax evasion case, awaits two more

Vancouver, B.C. Victory for press freedom Nobel prize winner and co-founder of the online news site  Rappler, Maria Reesa , has been acquitted of tax evasion, another legal victory in her battle against multiple charges filedduring th government of former president Rodrigo Duterte. She has long maintained the cases against her and Rappler, which she

Breaking: Maria Ressa wins tax evasion case, awaits two more Read More »

3 Filipino-Canadians in top immigrants list of 2023

A Crown Counsel, an actor, and nurse-educator are among those with inspiring stories By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez Three outstanding Filipino-Canadians made it to this year’s Top 25 Immigrants in Canada. Multi-awarded retired B.C. Trial Crown Counsel Winston Sayson, comedian and actor Ann Pornel and Registered Nurse, academic and researcher Edward Cruz were among the immigrants

3 Filipino-Canadians in top immigrants list of 2023 Read More »

Breaking: Filipina-Canadian scientist first recipient of Moderna Fellowship

Vancouver, B.C. Dr. Gabrielle Gaultier will do research on vaccines A young Filipina scientist has won the prestigious fellowship program from Moderna to study immune responses to Covid in Canadian children, the pharmaceutical company announced. “We’re excited to announce the first Canadian recipient of our Moderna Global Fellowship Program, from University of British Columbia. Dr.

Breaking: Filipina-Canadian scientist first recipient of Moderna Fellowship Read More »

Uncertainty in returning home grips evacuees of Yellowknife

The Northwest Territories is home to 1500 Filipinos, most of whom are in Yellowknife By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez As Yellowknife’s population of 19,000 have been evacuated as of Friday, August 18, crews were still working on the out-of-control wildfires that are threatening to reach the city as of yesterday. The wildfire triggered the evacuation of

Uncertainty in returning home grips evacuees of Yellowknife Read More »

Winnipeg family has Jewish connections

Updated: August 12, 2023, 9:25 A.M. Winnipeg, Manitoba D’Est en Est by Joëlle N. Lasserre Levy Abad Browsing the internet for the book D’Est en Est (From East to East) by Joëlle N. Lasserre, my daughter became curious and asked, who is Joëlle? I explained that Joëlle is her grandaunt who wrote the book about the

Winnipeg family has Jewish connections Read More »

Editorial: Why I did not attend the Fireworks

Updated: July 30, 2023,5:38 p.M. Vancouver, B.C. Editorial Is it just the fireworks we are seeing or is it a country ravaged by impunity? Teodoro Alcuitas Editor, Philippine Canadian News.Com Yesterday, it was the Philippines’ turn to  perform at the world famous fireworks festival in Vancouver  and Filipinos were understandably excited and came in droves

Editorial: Why I did not attend the Fireworks Read More »

Canada has a new immigration minister

Affordable housing woes amid rapid arrival of newcomers top list of priorities By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez Marc Miller, Canada’s newly minted immigration minister, is greeted by an affordable housing supply crisis as the country pursues its plan to welcome 500,000 permanent immigrants by 2025. He has also been given a list of nine priority areas

Canada has a new immigration minister Read More »

Breaking: MP Rechie Valdez appointed as Minister of Small Business

Ottawa, Ontario Big leap for rookie parliamentarian Analysis Teodoro ‘Ted’ Alcuitas Editor, philippinecanadiannews.com (PCN.Com) In an emotional and passionate oath-taking never before seen in cabinet swearing-in ceremonies at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Rechie Valdez captured the attention of the nation this morning as she broke into tears reciting her oath. Her show of emotion caught

Breaking: MP Rechie Valdez appointed as Minister of Small Business Read More »

Breaking: International Court proceeds to prosecute Duterte, Dela Rosa, others

NOW THAT THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL IS SET TO CONTINUE ITS PH ‘DRUG WAR’ PROBE Duterte, Dela Rosa, others in ICC ‘drug war’ probe told: Skip European countries By: Zacarian Sarao – Reporter / @zacariansINQ INQUIRER.net / 03:18 PM July 19, 2023 Inquirer.net is a news partner of PhilippineCanadianNews,Com   MANILA, Philippines — The International Criminal

Breaking: International Court proceeds to prosecute Duterte, Dela Rosa, others Read More »

Scroll to Top