“PS Alghabra enjoyed a productive discussion Thursday w/ Enrique Manalo, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary on #Canada-#Philippines ties. @DFAPHL”

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Job Opportunity at the Embassy:

The Embassy is looking for a Health Admissibility Adjudicator.
Closing date of application: January 22, 2017

Job Opportunities

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Canada provides assistance to those affected by Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten)

On December 28, 2016, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies launched an emergency relief operation to support the Philippine Red Cross Society (PRC) in providing immediate assistance to approximately 17,500 people for 3 months in response to Typhoon Nina (Nock-Ten).

The operation will...
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Emergency Disaster Assistance Fund

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Are you interested in sponsoring your parent or grandparent in 2017? Fill out an online form between Jan 3 and Feb 2, 2017. 10 000 people will be randomly chosen and will be invited to apply. The forms will be available on Jan 3.

Changes to application intake process for 2017 Parent and Grandparent Program - Canada News Centre

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Country Travel Advice and Advisories from the Government of Canada

Travel Advice and Advisories for Philippines

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Celebrating Basketball's 125th birthday
December 21st marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of basketball.

On December 21st 1891, Canadian Dr. James Naismith, created the sport in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Today, basketball is one of the fastest growing sports in Canada and around the world. With thriving national and international programs and events, the game is now being played by...
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Canada Basketball

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“1/2: Shocked and saddened to learn of what appears to be a possible terror attack that led to tragic loss of life today in #Berlin.”

Stéphane Dion on Twitter

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Canada condemns in the strongest possible terms the assassination of Russia’s Ambassador Andrey Karlov.

Minister Dion statement regarding death of Andrey Karlov, Russia's Ambassador to Turkey - Canada News Centre

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The Government of Canada has developed new application forms for faster processing for spouse, partner and children. Application forms are now online:

Application to sponsor your spouse, partner or dependent child

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A timely reminder:
Get help before arriving in Canada – Pre-arrival services for persons selected to immigrate to Canada.

Get help before arriving in Canada – Pre-arrival services

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Job Opportunity at the Embassy:
Security Program Officer
Deadline of application: December 21, 2016

Job Opportunities

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We outlined a number of priorities and issues in the International Assistance Review discussion paper, with the empowerment of women and girls, and the protection and promotion of their rights through advancing gender equality at the heart of Canada’s international assistance.

Consultation participants had a lot to share and Global Affairs Canada welcomed their perspectives, including...
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2016 International Assistance Review: What we heard

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Effective December 13, 2016, the 4-year limit rule no longer applies to all current and future work permit applications.

How long can I work in Canada as a temporary worker?

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“The Government of Canada raises, promotes and defends human rights in every international relationship and at every opportunity that presents itself. As a respected member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth, La Francophonie and other international bodies, we help to strengthen and maintain international respect for human rights.

This includes our work supporting human rights defenders,...
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Standing up for human rights and those who defend them - Canada News Centre

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Ambassador John Holmes joins Philippine Airlines and Bombardier in the signing of the purchase agreement for Bombardier Q400 planes.
President Rodrigo Duterte receives the credentials of Ambassador Designate of Canada John Holmes

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Are you about to sponsor your spouse? A new application kit will be available as of December 15 at
We will accept the old kit until 2017/01/31

Citizenship and Immigration Canada | Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada

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Former live-in caregiver jailed for exploiting Filipino migrants. Stay vigilant and report illegal immigration activities to Border Watch (1-888-502-9060)

Former live-in caregiver jailed for exploiting migrants who wanted to follow in her footsteps to Canada

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