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    Posted June 13, 2014 by
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    PHILIPPINE FLAG RAISING IN CANADA'S PARLIAMENT HILL

     
    Filipino Canadians across Ontario travelled to the country's capital June 12, 2014 for their second Flag Raising ceremony in commemoration of the Philippine Independence from Spain 116 years ago today.

    The Flag Raising of the Philippine Flag and the display of a giant flag which all attendees gladly hold and lifted together for display while singing a patriotic song in Filipino language.

    This yearly event started last year spearheaded by the first Filipino Canadian Senator Tobias Enverga Jr. of Toronto, Canada with the cooperation of community leaders in the Filipino Canadian community in Ontario.

    Today's event was attended by some members of the Parliament of Canada who took their time to joined the Filipino Canadians as they showed their patriotism to their old country and their pride being Filipino Canadians.

    Both Philippines and Canada holds very special significance in the lives of Filipinos who made Canada their second home.

    Happy Philippine Independence Day!
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