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Representing Canada
by Neil Reeder - August 23, 2016 - 12:00am
It has been an honour and privilege for me to represent Canada as ambassador to the Philippines since 2013.
Strengthening local governance is good governance
by Neil Reeder - June 30, 2016 - 12:00am
This year we celebrate 25 years of the Local Governance Support Program (LGSP) – Canada’s largest bilateral development project in the Philippines to date.
The active role of civil society in Canada and the Phl
by Neil Reeder - March 9, 2016 - 9:00am
Canada and the Philippines both benefit from a tremendous reservoir of talent, energy and initiative in our respective civil society or not-for-profit sectors.
Canada welcomes Syrian refugees
by Neil Reeder - January 13, 2016 - 9:00am
Both Canada and the Philippines share a long history of opening our doors to refugees seeking asylum and extending humanitarian efforts to receive them. Canada has been deeply appreciative of the Philippines’...
Addressing skills mismatch through JobStart
by Neil Reeder - October 14, 2015 - 10:00am
I had the pleasure of recently attending the first graduation ceremony of over 500 young Filipinos involved in JobStart – a program designed to help out-of-school youth prepare themselves for the job market...
Canada’s 148th
by Neil Reeder - July 29, 2015 - 10:00am
As we mark Canada’s 148th birthday this MONTH, Canadians at home and abroad take this time to appreciate the wonderful country we are blessed to be part of.
Philippines is Canada’s country of focus in development cooperation
by Neil Reeder - March 5, 2015 - 12:00am
Canada recently celebrated its 25th International Development Week (IDW), an annual event highlighting our country’s work abroad promoting development for those less fortunate.  For Canadians, this is...
Tourism links grow between Canada and the Philippines
by Neil Reeder - November 6, 2014 - 12:00am
It seems that the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) campaign “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” is indeed delivering results based on their latest statistics.
Canada helps Bohol bounce back
by Neil Reeder - August 14, 2014 - 12:00am
I had the honour to recently make my first visit to Bohol and visit humanitarian assistance projects being developed with the assistance of Canada and others following the tragic 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck...
Remembering, visiting Zamboanga City
by Neil Reeder - July 17, 2014 - 12:00am
Along with other representatives of diplomatic missions, UN agencies and NGOs based in Manila, I recently visited Zamboanga City, at the invitation of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Dinky Soliman and United...
Canada and ASEAN’s dynamic ties
by Neil Reeder - April 17, 2014 - 12:00am
While Canada’s east coast looks across the Atlantic Ocean towards Europe, Canada’s huge geography also includes an important Pacific dimension.
Canada and the Philippines: The ties that bind
by Neil Reeder - February 27, 2014 - 12:00am
The recent visit to the Philippines of Canadian Senator Tobias Enverga Jr., and that of over 250 Filipino-Canadians who took part in the Winter Escapade in the Philippines, organized by the Departments of Tourism...
Canada reaches out to the Phl in a time of crisis
by Neil Reeder - December 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Canadians were deeply saddened by the scale of the devastation and the level of human suffering seen in the Visayas in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda, and Canada has been at the forefront of international efforts...
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