Ambassador John Holmes joins SunLife CEO Riza Mantaring in opening the SunLife Amphitheatre at Bonifacio Global City, today, March 20th. The ambassador congratulated SunLife for its commitment to strengthening communities in the Philippines. He also said that the Embassy hopes to make use of the beautiful outdoor facility as part of Canada 150 celebrations.

36. Award-winning actresses.
Mary Pickford was the first Canadian to win an Academy Award. She won the Oscar for Best Actress for the silent film Coquette in 1929.

#Canada150 #IWD2017

Mary Pickford's Oscar Winning Performance in Coquette (1929) Clip 3

Silent film star Mary Pickford was unparalleled in her popularity for 20 years. When sound film (talkies) arrived she jumped right in, making her first talki...


35. Award-winning films:
‘Les Invasions barbares’ (The Barbarian Invasions) was the first Canadian film to win the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.


"The Barbarian Invasions" Wins Foreign Language Film: 2004 Oscars

Charlize Theron presents the Oscar for Foreign Language Film to Canada for The Barbarian Invasions at the 76th Academy Awards. Accepted by director Denys Arc...

Thank you, CNN Philippines, for accommodating us in our kick-off for Canada's year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of Confederation!
The director, award-winning Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta,will open the special screening of Water tomorrow,Tuesday, March 7th, 7:00pm at the Shang Cineplex Cinema 4, Shangri-la Plaza, EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City.

Admission is free.

Water *Official Trailer* - With English Subs (HD)

Water is a 2005 Academy Award nominated Canadian film directed and written by Deepa Mehta.

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, the Embassy of Canada is proud to bring Deepa Mehta’s Anatomy of Violence to Manila for a one-day public screening.

Deepa Mehta will deliver remarks to open this special screening.

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, 6:00pm at the Cine Adarna, University of the Philippines Film Institute
Magsaysay St, UP Diliman, Quezon City
Admission is free.

ANATOMY OF VIOLENCE | New Release 2016

Celebrated filmmaker Deepa Mehta investigates one of India’s most notorious crimes — the 2012 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman on a Delhi bus — in...


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.


Stan Rogers - Barrett's Privateers

Stan Rogers Barrett's Privateers

Congratulations to the Philippines' Mariam Barandia, one of the #UntoldStories winners of the UNDP’s N-Peace Awards for her efforts to bring inter-religious peace to the grass-roots level by establishing Kapamagogopa Incorporated, an Islamic volunteer group that brings Muslim and Christian communities together.

#Women #Peace #PeaceBuilding

Mariam Barandia | N-Peace Awards 2016

Mariam Barandia is the Untold Stories winner from the Philippines for the 2016 N-Peace Awards. Find out more about Mariam Barandia at

Leave no one behind: Canada contributes to global goals in development. International Development Week 2017 #IDW2017
Here's a video that shows why Canada is a global leader in quality education and the destination of choice for students, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs seeking a world of possibilities.

EduCanada: New International Education in Canada Brand

EduCanada—Canada is a global leader in quality education and the destination of choice for students, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs seeking a worl...

Join the EduCanada (Study in Canada) Fair 2016, the biggest Canada-focused education fair to date with more than 30 participating institutions! Register and attend for free at . See you on October 19 (Cebu) and October 22 (Manila)!

Canada is home to some of the world’s top research facilities and academic institutions. You can have the opportunity to thrive in supportive academic...
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Lah Poe is a #refugee from Myanmar & has suffered from #malaria. But she'll never let it beat her. #EnditForGood [ Link ]
Don’t miss out on the New World Makati Hotel’s Canadian Beef Delights promo this September!

You’re in for an unforgettable gastronomic experience when you treat yourself to mouth-watering dishes made with premium Canadian beef at The Lounge, Café 1228 and Jasmine restaurants of the New World Makati Hotel.
Ambassador Neil Reeder makes his farewell call on President Rodrigo Duterte in Davao City.
Keeping girls in school and providing support to protect them from #HIV is key to ending #AIDS. Canada & the Global Fund are working together to #EndItForGood

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria