Category: Press Release

  • Mar 3, 2022

    The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver Kicks Off 2022 National Women’s Month Celebration

    01 March 2022 – In recognition of the various contributions of women throughout history, the officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver wore the color purple on 01 March 2022, the start of National Women’s Month. Globally, purple is recognized as the color of women, which symbolizes justice and dignity. Mabuhay ang […]

  • Feb 24, 2022

    FIRST JOLLIBEE STORE OPENS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA

    23 February 2021 – Consul General Maria Andrelita S. Austria led the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the first Jollibee restaurant in British Columbia, along with the executives of Jollibee North America. The ribbon-cutting was followed by the blessing of the restaurant, which is located at 833 Granville Street, Downtown Vancouver. Its 23rd store […]

  • Feb 22, 2022

    THE WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN SURREY VISITS THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL IN VANCOUVER

    18 FEBRUARY 2022 – Consul General Maria Andrelita S. Austria received representatives from the Western Community College (WCC), led by its President, Mr. Gurpal Dhaliwal, at her office on 10 February.  The WCC is a major partner of the Philippine Consulate in organizing the Nurses Convention in March and the president wanted to personally thank […]

  • Feb 18, 2022

    PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL IN VANCOUVER HOSTS PAG-IBIG WEBINAR

    14 February 2022 – The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver and the Pag-Ibig Fund hosted a webinar on Pag-Ibig services on Valentine’s Day, 14 February 2022. The event was attended by members of the Filipino-Canadian community and Consulate personnel. Consul General Maria Andrelita S. Austria, in her remarks, thanked the officials of the        Pag-IBIG Fund […]

  • Jan 10, 2022

    Youth-Led Group “Framing the Future” Donates Books on Culture and Race to Vancouver PCG

    The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver led by Consul General Maria Andrelita S. Austria (4R) receives books on culture and race from youth-led organization Framing the Future which seeks to empower fellow youth by equipping them with knowledge and resources on the world and humanitarian issues.  The group’s most recent project is called Turning Pages, […]

  • Dec 17, 2021

    Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver holds Third “Maligayang Pasko, Vancouver!”

    The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver successfully mounted the third iteration of  “Maligayang Pasko, Vancouver!” held at the St. Patrick’s Parish Recreation Center in Vancouver on 11 December 2021.

  • Dec 16, 2021

    “Maligayang Pasko, Vancouver!” Opens at the St. Patrick’s Recreation Center

    (Left Photo) Consul General Maria Andrelita S. Austria opens “Maligayang Pasko, Vancouver!”, which was held on 11 December 2021 at the St. Patrick’s Parish Recreation Center in Vancouver.  (Right Photo) Philippine Ambassador to Canada, H.E. Rodolfo Dia Robles, who was in Vancouver on an official visit, joins other VIPs for the opening program. In his […]

  • Dec 15, 2021

    Ambassador Robles meets Filipino Community Leaders in Vancouver

    (Left photo) Ambassador Rodolfo D. Robles delivers his keynote remarks during the Reception with the Filipino Community Leaders held on 9 December 2021 at the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver. (Right photo) Guests during the Reception listen to the message of Ambassador Robles.