Philippine Consulate General Reminds Community to Drive Safely During the Winter Season
17 December 2014 - The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver mourns the death of three more Filipino citizens who perished in another deadly car accident in Alberta over the weekend. We condole with their next of kin and the rest of the Filipino community, and extend our assistance to expedite the repatriation of the remains of the victims, in accordance with the desires of their loved ones.
In view of the alarming incidence of deadly road accidents involving our citizens, the Philippine Consulate General calls on the community to avoid driving when road and weather conditions are bad, or if such trips cannot be avoided, observe extraordinary caution to prevent accidents.
In line with this, the community is strongly advised to consider the following practical tips from Transport Canada:
For more advice on specific driving conditions or situations, the community is enjoined to consult RCMP driving advisories and driving tips offered by ICBC and other provincial authorities.
The Philippine Consulate General is located at the World Trade Center Office Complex, 999 Canada Place, Suite 660 Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1
The Consulate is open from:
except on Philippine & Canadian holidays.
The Consulate is closed on:
March 29 (Thu) - Maundy Thursday
March 30 (Fri) - Good Friday
April 2 (Mon) - Easter Monday
Notice to Passport Applicants
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Applicants are encouraged to book an appointment online for their convenience.