May 2015

GKC welcomes President Aquino to Canada

Location: 
Toronto
GK Canada joined the Filipino-Canadian community in Toronto in welcoming President Aquino during his first State visit to Canada on May 7-9, 2015, on the invitation of Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
 
Go here for more information on the successful State visit of President Aquino. 
 
The Filipino-Canadian community reception at Roy Thomson Hall in 60 Simcoe St., Toronto was organized by the Office of Prime Minister Harper and facilitated by the Philippine Consulate Office through Ambassador Junever Mahilum West who is now based in Jordan. 
 
Filipino-Canadian Senator Tobias Enverga was emcee at the event. Minister Jason Kenny of the Ministry of Multiculturalism and Ministry of Defense, and Minister Joe Oliver of the Ministry of Finance also joined the Filipino-Canadian community reception.*
 
 
Senator Tobias Enverga with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Benigno Aquino III.
(Photo courtesy of Sen. Enverga’s Facebook page).*
 
GK Canada and friends welcomed Philippine President Aquino during his Toronto visit.
Ambassador Junever Mahilum-West (3rd from right) helped facilitate the
Filipino-Canadian community reception for the President.*
 
Singer-composer Noel Cabangon (4th from right) joined the Presidential party from the Philippines.
Photo courtesy of Cheryl Cantonjos*
 
Elvie Pena Tan photo.*