Diaspora News

PH envoys, local officials discuss programs to uplift welfare of Filipinos in Alberta

By Rodolfo Andal PHILIPPINE diplomatic officials in Canada met with ranking government officials to discuss ways to advance the welfare of the Filipino diaspora in Alberta. Ambassador to Canada Petronila P. Garcia and Consul General in Calgary Gilberto G.B. Asuque  called on Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Sarah Hoffman at her office in the […]

Environment Health News

DENR exec to face graft charge for Canadian trash mess

THE Office of the Ombudsman today it will prosecute a Department of Environment and Natural Resources official for the screw up leading to the abandonment of Canadian trash in the country. Specifically, DENR Undersecretary Juan Miguel Cuna of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources will be prosecuted for violation of Section 3(e) of Republic […]

Health News

Canadian Prime Minister Says Marijuana Will Be Legal Nationwide Starting October

By Sputnik News ON Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that marijuana will become legal nationwide starting October 17. Canada’s Senate passed the federal government’s bill to legalize marijuana nationwide Tuesday. Although Trudeau’s government had hoped to legalize pot nationwide by July 1, the government announced Tuesday that it will take several weeks for provincial and territorial […]

Environment Health News

Environmentalists and labor groups demanded the fulfillment of Canadian PM promise to take back toxic waste

By Nelson Flores, LlB., MSCK A COALITION of environmentalists and a labor center demanded that the Canadian government provide a timeline to show when it will take out the toxic waste it illegally shipped to the Philippines months after it pledged to do so. The demand was made in the middle of this week by […]