Decision 2016

Who will the Filipinos choose?

Jejomar Binay Rodrigo Duterte Grace Poe Mar Roxas Miriam Defensor Santiago

WINNIPEG – On May 9, 2016, Filipinos will elect the successor to outgoing President Benigno Aquino III. In addition to voting the 16th President of the Philippines, they will also elect the Vice-President, and select from a long list of political candidates for the Senate, House of Representatives, and local government above the barangay level. According to COMELEC, 54.4 million Filipinos have registered to vote in the upcoming national election.

Cancer awareness in the comunity

L-R: Perla Javate, Pinays MB; Dr. Sri Navaratnam, President and CEO of CancerCare Manitoba; Donna Turner, PhD, CancerCare Manitoba; Kali Leary, Director of Development, First Nations, Metis & Inuit Cancer Control, CancerCare Manitoba. Read story on p16. Photo by Alex Canlapan.

WINNIPEG – The Friends of Filipino Immigrants in Manitoba (FFIM), Philippine Canadian Centre of Manitoba (PCCM) and Pinays MB together with representatives from CancerCare Manitoba held an awareness session for new immigrants, Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the PCCM. Close to 75 participants attended the event.