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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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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

Job Opportunities

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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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9. Santa Claus is Canadian: Other countries may claim Santa as their own, but Santa is officially Canadian. Proof came at a citizenship ceremony just before Christmas back in 2010.
As reported in the National Post, the immigration minister at the time, Jason Kenney, put the issue to bed for once and for all.

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Santa Claus a Canadian, immigration minister reaffirms

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The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, consider gender, equality and the empowerment of women as vital preconditions to conflict prevention, resolution and transition to peace.

Canada renews commitment to women, peace and security - Canada News Centre

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Parents choose Canada as one of the best study abroad destinations. #StudyInCanada #Canada150

Parents choose Canada as one of the best study abroad destinations

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Philippine Star: 250 Fil-Canadians eye winter escape, ready for fun in the Philippines

250 Fil-Canadians eye winter escape, ready for fun in Phl

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Fil-Canadian dance company ERASGA presents its newest ensemble creation choreographed by critically acclaimed Vancouver choreographer, Alvin Erasga Tolentino.

Collected, Traces and Still Here features seven outstanding dancers from Vancouver and Manila. Tolentino’s quest in this new creation focuses on the transcendent principle of the body’s relation to indigenous traditional arts.

Contemporary Dance, Vancouver, BC - Co.ERASGA Dance

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6: Our vast wilderness: Canada is home to the most lakes in the world, which is 20 percent of the earth’s freshwater resources. Likewise, more than half of Canada is covered in trees, which amounts to about 10 percent of the world’s forests.

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Forests | Natural Resources Canada

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5. The desire to be custodians of our environment and to bring Canadians closer to nature to strengthen our environmental awareness.

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Canada’s vision for a clean-growth future - Canada.ca

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We are thrilled to be bringing Wheelchair Basketball Canada to Manila! #Canada150

PBA backs wheelchair initiative

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4. Engaging the youth and giving them the means to contribute to our society

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Prime Minister's Youth Council - Canada.ca

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"Today, as we celebrate 40 years of partnership with ASEAN, I encourage all Canadians to reflect on the tremendous contributions made by Southeast Asian Canadians to our country.”

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada celebrating 40 years of partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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The Atlantic Immigration Pilot Project is launching soon!

Would you like to learn about working and living in Atlantic Canada?

The Atlantic Canadian Provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia invite you to attend an information session on one of the following dates/locations: (Please note that individuals can only attend one session).

Thursday February 16th
From 1:00 PM To 3:00 PM...
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Welcome to New Brunswick | Living in NB

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3. Supporting reconciliation efforts with indigenous peoples.

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Reconciliation

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New consular fees are in effect.

Consular Fees

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