Toronto PCG Provides Consular Services to Overseas Filipinos in the City of Winnipeg
Toronto, 13 July 2022 – The officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto led by Consul General Orontes V. Castro conducted consular outreach mission to Overseas Filipinos in the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba from 9 to 12 July 2022 at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Winnipeg Airport. The Consulate General provided passport, dual citizenship, civil registry and notarial services to 1,344 Overseas Filipinos.
Of the 1,344 Overseas Filipinos, the consular team also assisted 152 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from the Hylife Foods, Neepawa and those from the Pembina Valley.
Consul General Castro also met with the Knights of Rizal-Western Canada Area and the other representatives of Filipino Community organizations (i.e., Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba, Inc. and Friends of Filipino Immigrants in Manitoba) to discuss the Consulate General’s programs and the KOR’s activities in promoting the ideals and teachings of Dr. Jose P. Rizal. Among those who attended the meeting were Consul (honorary) Ronaldo Opina of the Philippine Honorary Consulate in Winnipeg, Sir Felino de Jesus (Interim Western Canada Area Commander), Sir Mike Pagtakhan (former Deputy Mayor and Councillor of the City of Winnipeg), Sir Mohamed Alli (Chapter Commander), Sir Art Domingo (Treasurer), Sir Ray Sator, Sir Eliseo Mones, Sir Kenn and Mrs. Babe Green, Ms. Joanne Viviezca (PFIM), and Ms. Perla Javate (PHCM). END-