"Anatomy of Violence" is Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta’s searing drama that looks at the horrific gang rape in a bus in New Delhi that stunned the world.

Soon premiering in Manila.
Water, directed by Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta, received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language film in 2007.

We’re proud to bring it to Manila again in a few weeks. Stay tuned for more info on how to get free tickets!

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20. Artists who seamlessly combine classical, traditional music, with powerful indigenous melodies, like Jeremy Dutcher.

Jeremy Dutcher is an emerging Toronto-based Composer and Vocal Artist. His music merges two worlds, that of the classical and traditional, with peratic power and tuneful melodies of his Wolastoq (Maliseet) Nation. Dutcher’s style is hard to...
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What we love about Canada? Award-winning women filmmakers, like Deepa Mehta.

Deepa Mehta is a transnational filmmaker whose work is celebrated on an international scale (including the Oscars). Her emotionally resonating, award-winning films have played every major film festival, and many remain audience favourites. She is best known for her Elemental Trilogy: Earth, Fire and Water. Other...
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19. Canadians claimed deep connections to over 200 languages in the 2011 census, with Tagalog increasing the most since 2006.

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Tagalog fastest-growing language in Canada, data show

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18. Our public broadcaster, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The CBC was launched in 1936 to unify through information this sprawling country.

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CBC/Radio-Canada | Welcome • CBC/Radio-Canada

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Ambassador John Holmes recently met with the new set of volunteers under the Volunteers for International Cooperation and Empowerment (VOICE) Project.

Implemented by CUSO International, this project will run for 5 years (2015-2020) and is operational in 17 countries including the Philippines, with a total of CAD$ 65 million contribution from the Government of Canada.

In the Philippines,...
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17. Our country's vastness - the 2nd largest country in the world in terms of land area. Canada stretches across six time zones.

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16. The Canadarm - Canada's most famous robotic and technological achievement, made its space debut on the Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-2) on November 13, 1981.

The design and building of the arm, also known as the Shuttle Remote Manipulator System, marked the beginning of Canada's close collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)...
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15. Astronauts: Marc Garneau became the first Canadian astronaut to fly in space as a Payload Specialist on Shuttle Mission 41-G in October 1984.

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The first formal meeting between Canada and ASEAN was held on February 3 and 4, 1977. Now 40 years later, relations remain strong as we welcome this important milestone.

Yesterday, Marie-Louise Hannan, Ambassador of Canada to ASEAN, and Elizabeth Buensuceso, Permanent Representative of the Philippines to ASEAN, officially launched the 40th anniversary and unveiled the logo that was created to...
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Looking to immigrate to Canada?

The Embassy's Visa and Immigration section will be holding an information session on Express Entry. The info session will take place mid-March, 2017 here at the Embassy.

Attendance will be by invitation only.

If you would like to attend, send us an email at MANIL-Pathways/Chemins@international.gc.ca , with the following information:
1) Your name
2) Your...
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14. Valentine’s Day in Canada: Valentine’s Day is one of the most lucrative events in the retail calendar, according to Adweek. 35 percent of Canadians would splurge on travel to show their love, according to this study commissioned by Mastercard.

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Valentine’s Day in Canada: By the numbers

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13. Canada’s competitive tuition fees and post-study work options. International students also added that they found Canada to be safe, friendly and welcoming.

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International students praise Canada’s openness and affordable fees

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Job Opportunity at the Embassy:
Program Clerk

Closing date: February 14, 2017

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12. The legendary Stan Rogers’ Barrett’s Privateers played live to a packed house of revellers at Halifax’s Split Crow Pub or The Lower Deck. A uniquely Maritime Canadian experience.

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Stan Rogers - Barrett's Privateers

Stan Rogers Barrett's Privateers

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11. Home to some of the world’s most beautiful women:
Two Canadians have won the prestigious Miss Universe crown: Karen Baldwin in 1982 and Natalie Glebova in 2005

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10. Trick or Treat? Canadian: According to Smithsonian Magazine, the Halloween phrase “trick or treat” was first used in the hamlet of Blackie, Alberta way back in 1927.

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The History of Trick Or Treating Is Weirder Than You Thought

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We're pleased to partner with the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities in organizing this knowledge- exchange initiative on climate change and the People's Survival Fund.
“Empowering women and girls is essential for all other development goals. Why? Because educated women and girls tend to marry later, provide better health and nutrition for their families, and earn more income than women with little or no schooling. All of these issues are connected.” – Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie (September 2016)