July 28, 2020
Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver Conducts Consular Outreach Mission in Fort St. John, British Columbia
17-19 July 2020 – (Top photos) The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver conducts its first consular outreach mission for the year at the Northern Grand Hotel in Fort St. John, British Columbia, rendering more than 300 services, 272 of which were E-passport renewals. Armed with protective gear, and employing a ‘no mask, no entry’ policy, the consular team allowed only a maximum of about 14 clients inside the hall at any given time.
(Bottom left photo) Deputy Consul General Arlene T. Magno (rightmost), who headed the team, presides over the oath-taking of Filipino dual citizens in Fort St. John. (Right photo) The consular team members, namely (L-R) Consular and ATN Assistant Edwin Batallones, Collecting Officer Ravie Espiritu, Administrative Officer Lorraine Espiritu, Consul Ma. Charmaine Guevara, Consular Assistant and Protocol Officer Michael Yturriaga, and DCG Magno, pose with volunteers from the Filipino community, led by Ms. Merlita Ryder (3R), at the end of the 2.5 days outreach mission.