February 22, 2020 Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver Inducts New Officers of the Benguet Society of British Columbia Consul General Maria Andrelita S. Austria (leftmost) administers the oath of office of the new Benguet Society of British Columbia (BSBC) Board of Directors and Executive Officers led by Mr. Bruce Ganase as President. (Top left photo) In her remarks, Consul General Austria congratulates the BSBC officers and members for their continuing mission to celebrate Philippine culture and values. She also underscores the positive traits of Filipino workers and the significance of having a Filipino Centre in Vancouver. (Top right photo) The newly-installed BSBC officers pose with Consul General Austria after the Induction Ceremony held at the St. Mary the Virgin, Sapperton in New Westminster, BC. BSBC is a non-profit organization composed of members who are residents of British Columbia and descendants of Benguet, Philippines.