An Affirmation of Commitment to Canadian Values and Call for Protection of Right to Freedom of Expression in the Philippines and End to Systemic Racism in Canada

In commemoration of Canada Day 2020, the Philippine Center Canada (PCC) affirms its commitment to the Canadian fundamental values of democracy, multiculturalism, diversity, inclusion, equity, and fairness. The PCC also recognizes and extols the important contributions of Filipino-Canadians across Canada towards a better Canada. The PCC is grateful to Canada…

Making a difference to more recipients

On our second week of face mask distribution more senior citizens received non-medical face masks. 

First delivery of non-medical face masks

PCC volunteers delivered the first batch of non-medical face masks to seniors across Ottawa. Every smile was priceless... To our dear VOLUNTEERS, our outpouring gratitude for sharing your skills and time in making lovingly made face masks and helping out with delivery to our recipients. We will continue to reach…

National Nursing Week

As Canada celebrates National Nursing Week on May 11th - 17th, The Philippine Centre Canada (PCC) offers our utmost and heartfelt "Thank You" to all our Filipino-Canadian Nurses for your courage in providing dedicated care, service, and commitment. We are proud of you and commend you - Stay Safe!

COVID-19 Information and Resources

Our dear “Kababayans”: Philippine Centre Canada (PCC) is very much aware of the significant impact of COVID-19 on individuals and families in our Filipino-Canadian community. The pandemic caused by the coronavirus is now affecting all aspects of our personal and professional lives. This is unsettling for many of us as…

PCC statement on Philippine Human Rights Situation

The Philippine Centre Canada, in association with the Filipino Students Association of the University of Ottawa, had the honor of hosting Ms. Teresita Quintos-Deles, peace activist and gender equality advocate, at an open forum on Human Rights in the Philippines at the University of Ottawa on April 5, 2019. The…

Language classes start again

Since the end of the summer, PCC has been offering free French language courses which has been popular in the last few years. We thank Laura Kathryn Loubert who has generously volunteered to teach this course in the past few years. Also this year, PCC started to offer Pilipino language classes…

PCC Youth Forum

On July 22, 2018 PCC held a youth forum which had 25 attendees. The some of the intended outcome of the youth forum were to get a better understanding of issues of concern to Fil-Can youth/community as a basis for developing PCC programs; a catalyst for future dialogue(s) with youth;…

Dynamic Communications Workshops

New for this year, PCC offered a four seminar presentation on "Communication" facilitated by PCC board member Nena Nera. The workshops which were interactive and experiential were well received by attendees. In the workshops, participants discovered and improved their speaking skills. Similar workshops are planned in the future. More information…

PCC lechon at the 2018 Independence picnic

Once again, PCC continued it's participation at the annual Philippine Independence picnic. Like in previous years, PCC entered a lechon float in the Parada ng Lechon contest. The theme for this year's PCC's lechon float depicted the meeting of the Malays with the Ati (Aetas) on the island of Panay…