First in Canada: Toronto declares June Filipino Heritage Month




TORONTO, Ontario — The Toronto City Council passed CouncillorNeethan Shan’smotion for June to be declared Filipino Heritage Month and for the City Councilto ask the province and the federal government to do the same.

 

“I congratulate all those individuals and organizations within the Filipino community in Toronto and around Canada that have been working for a long time for this day to happen,” said Shan, Councillor for Scarborough-Rouge River, Ward 42.

 

“I am very pleased that today (November 13) the City Council supported my motion and decided to give back to Filipino Canadians by recognizing their important contributions to our city, and their many years of…

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