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Mr. M.

Editor-In-Chief of Filipino Portal in Canada. He is a Business Analyst Graduate from University of Winnipeg.

Editor’s Pick: The Struggle is Real

If you have been following my personal blog, you would know that I have posted about the Top 5 problems of Immigrants in Canada  If you have not yet read it, you may want to read that before reading on. Being in Canada for exactly 3 years now, if there …

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Another Max's Restaurant Branch is Coming to Canada, Jobs opening

June 15, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta Update: Max Restaurant is now open to serve you! address: 3575 20 Ave. NE Calgary Alberta. This will be the second branch in Alberta. The first one is in northwest Edmonton and it is the only Max’s between Toronto and Vancouver. With calgary’s significant Filipino …

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Statement by the Prime Minister on Philippine Independence Day

Ottawa, Ontario June 12, 2017 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Philippine Independence Day: “Today, we join the Filipino community in Canada, in the Philippines, and around the world in celebrating the 119th anniversary of Philippine Independence. “More than 700,000 Canadians trace their heritage to …

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A Guide to Pinoy Birthday Celebrations in Canada

You are invited to a birthday party – yay! Someone is turning 1 year older and this calls for a celebration! But how much should you spend? Do you still need to buy a gift if you won’t attend? If you are new in Canada, you should read this. But …

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EXPRESS ENTRY: Job Bank Registration is now Voluntary, Optional Steps

The Government of Canada Job Bank is a free government-supported resource that tries to connect employers with potential employees based on workers’ skills and experience. It helps aspiring immigrants make decisions about where to live and work through a report containing information on job descriptions, wages, skills, language training and …

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New Commanding Officer of Royal Regiment is a Filipino-Canadian

Joseph Nonato will become the first Filipino Canadian commanding officer of one of Canada’s oldest and largest regiments, the Royal Regiment of Canada. As a lieutenant-colonel, he will be taking the post after Colonel Tom Payne during a ceremony at Fort York Armoury on Sunday. Like most families, kids look …

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Express Entry Changes: Fast-Tracking Potential newcomers with Siblings, other Skills

The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced last March that they will be making changes to the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) of the Express Entry Program. The changes might not be as wide-ranging as the improvements that were made last November but the changes still give more opportunities …

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Quality of Life in Canada is #1 in the World

A study conducted by U.S. News in partnership Y&R’s BAV and Wharton ranked Canada as the #2 best country in the world and #1 in terms of quality of life. The study ranked 80 countries based on 65 country attributes that can be used to describe a country as well …

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Ontario Raising Minimum Wage to $15, The Pros and Cons

Late last year, Alberta’s NDP government has announced an increase in minimum wage. Their rate will become $12.20 an hour this October, which will increase by $1.40 an hour in October 2017,and finally the $15 minimum wage will take effect in October 2018. US cities are following the minimum wage …

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Canadian Political Strategist Suggests Pinoys to Think Like Duterte

It seems that President Duterte’s slogan “change is coming” is reaching beyond the shores of the Philippines as Amir Assadollahi, a Canadian political strategist, agrees with the President’s efforts. Assadollahi said that the Philippines should take advantage of President Duterte’s term which will bring massive change and that the country …

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