"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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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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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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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)
Show us your fondest memories of Canada!

We are looking to showcase snapshots from recent immigrants from the Philippines about some of their fondest memories since arriving in Canada.

Examples include: pictures at the workplace; family outings; social activities in the community, buying their first house; a taste of first winter; indoor/outdoor activities; vacationing in Canada;...
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Canada continues to support those affected by typhoon ‘Yolanda’ (Haiyan). Through the Restoring, Empowering and Protecting Livelihood (REAP) project, residents in the towns of Ajuy, Concepcion, and Estancia in Iloilo province receive training and other technical assistance on improved farming and fishing technologies.

Canada is providing a total of Cad$ 4.21 million to this project from...
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#7: Our mouth-watering culinary inventions: Fried potatoes plus gravy plus cheese curds? Mini donuts made out of the holes of regular donuts? A drink that mixes clam juice, tomato juice, vodka, tabasco sauce, and Worcestershire sauce?

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February 5-11 is International Development Week (IDW)! #IDW2017 highlights what Canada and Canadians are doing to make a better world.

Learn more about how you can contribute to global development and #WhyitMatters. [ International.gc.ca Link ]
Ambassador John Holmes and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III mark the 68th anniversary of the Insurance Commission and celebrate Canada’s support for micro-insurance in the Philippines
Ambassador John Holmes recently attended the Microinsurance Forum 2017 and the official launch of the Canada-funded PREMIUM project that provides livelihood reconstruction assistance to communities affected by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).

Implemented by the Canadian Cooperative Association (CCA), PREMIUM will support the long term economic recovery of micro-entrepreneurs and their families by...
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