MetroVan Independent News http://metrovanindependent.com The Philippine-Canadian Edition - Vancouver News Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:10:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 Yang Wu: Flower Statement Series http://metrovanindependent.com/2017/06/yang-wu-flower-statement-series/ http://metrovanindependent.com/2017/06/yang-wu-flower-statement-series/#respond Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:08:46 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2622 Yang Wu: Flower Statement Series June 13 – August 28, 2017 The Flower Statement Series is a compilation of works created by Yang Wu over the past ten years she has lived in Richmond and express her experiences with the natural and social environment as an immigrant. Wu’s decades-long career as fabric and fashion designer [...]

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Yang Wu: Flower Statement Series
June 13 – August 28, 2017
The Flower Statement Series is a compilation of works created by Yang Wu over the past ten years she has lived in Richmond and express her experiences with the natural and social environment as an immigrant.
Wu’s decades-long career as fabric and fashion designer has led her to the path of a painter and multimedia artist. Her passion for fabrics and materials, especially the repetitive nature of patterns, has been the source of her inspiration. Wu says, “To me, colour, texture and details are the keys to good design.”
The mood of the paintings in the Flower Statement Series came from the tranquility and beauty she experiences in nature. Since immigrating to Canada in 2006 she fell in love with the landscape and liveliness of Richmond and Vancouver. In addition to the land, her attention was drawn to the rocks and riverbanks, as they appear to have so much character. As a fabric and fashion designer she references textiles designs, lace and colour schemes, which envelope and cover the rocks she paints.
Yang Wu was born in Beijing and earned a Master’s degree, from the Central Academy of Art and Design and remained at the university as a professor.  In 1991, she moved abroad to England to study fashion design. With her studies, Wu also worked as a designer for various companies and took up a part-time job as a journalist.
In 1996, she returned to China and opened her own fashion brand.  She later entered the Art Academy of Ren-Min University and resumed her profession of a teacher once again.
At the same time, Wu worked on publishing a series of picture books which introduced traditional Chinese stories and architecture to English-speaking audiences.
She immigrated to Vancouver in 2006, where she began to paint in oil. She has since participated in many art exhibitions, concurrently winning awards in numerous art competitions.
The exhibition is on view during regular business hours at Richmond City Hall located at 6911 No. 3 Road until August 28, 2017.
Exhibitions at City Hall are organized by the Richmond Art Gallery.
Richmond Art Gallery
7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC V6Y 1R9
www.richmondartgallery.org

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SPIDS 9th Annual Philippine Independence Day Celebration http://metrovanindependent.com/2017/05/spids-9th-annual-philippine-independence-day-celebration/ Sat, 20 May 2017 15:09:34 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2614 Surrey Philippine Independence Day Society (SPIDS) will be holding its 9th Annual Philippine Independence Day Celebration on June 10th, Saturday, 10am-4pm at the Bridgeview Park Community Ctre at 11475-126 A Street Surrey.  The Centre has plenty of free parking spaces and is easily accessible by public transportation via Bus #C67 from Guildford Bay Ctre and [...]

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Surrey Philippine Independence Day Society (SPIDS) will be holding its 9th Annual Philippine Independence Day Celebration on June 10th, Saturday, 10am-4pm at the Bridgeview Park Community Ctre at 11475-126 A Street Surrey.  The Centre has plenty of free parking spaces and is easily accessible by public transportation via Bus #C67 from Guildford Bay Ctre and Surrey Central Station. It is also a short walking distance (just across King George Blvd via pedestrian overpass) from Scott Road Skytrain Station.
The event will showcase live band performances of the Jim’s Underground Band.  A number of local celebrities including some surprise guests will also provide additional music and entertainment. The highlight of the celebration will once again be its main feature – the beautiful and colorful Santacruzan (Parade of Queens).  This year’s Reyna Emperatriz (Queen Empress) and Reyna Elena (Queen Helena) are young Filipino-Canadian beauty queens Anne Longakit and Erika Ballestra Teguibon, respectively.  Anne was crowned Miss Teenage Surrey in 2016 while Erika is currently the Miss Northwest Pacific 2017. There will be a number of other SPIDS Santacruzan ‘queens and princesses’ joining the parade, which will be held at mid- day. The program will be overseen by local entertainment host and performer, PapaBear and his lovely co-hosts, young singers Blessy Rivera & Glisha Dela Cruz and beauty queen, Shawna Warhurst.  Booth display/exhibit, games, raffle draw, and food concessionaires will be available to public.  ADMISSION IS FREE.
For more information and for sponsorship please contact SPIDS at surreyfilcan@gmail.com or via Facebook at www.facebook.com/SPIDSGroup/

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Bringing Philippine Food Products into the Canadian Market http://metrovanindependent.com/2017/05/bringing-philippine-food-products-canadian-market/ Thu, 18 May 2017 15:10:59 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2617 Eight (8) Canadian companies are set to visit the Philippines to attend the 11th edition of the International Food and Exhibit (IFEX) Philippines organized by Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Center for International Trade Exhibition and Missions (CITEM) on May 19 to 21, 2017 at the World Trade Center and Philippine Trade Training Center [...]

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Eight (8) Canadian companies are set to visit the Philippines to attend the 11th edition of the International Food and Exhibit (IFEX) Philippines organized by Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Center for International Trade Exhibition and Missions (CITEM) on May 19 to 21, 2017 at the World Trade Center and Philippine Trade Training Center in Pasay City.

Coined as the 1st Canadian Food Buying Mission to the Philippines, the mission is organized by the newly opened Trade Section of the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto, the representative office of the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry in Canada.

“This is one way of further assisting our Filipino exporters to penetrate markets such as Canada,” said Senior Trade Commissioner Maria Roseni M. Alvero of PTIC-Toronto.

Participating companies are major companies in the mainstream and ethnic food trade business based in three provinces of Canada: British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec.  These companies include Loblaw, the biggest mainstream supermarket chain in the Canada; ethnic market importers/distributors such as Canda Six Fortune Enterprise Co Ltd, Corinthian Distributors Ltd and AFOD Ltd; a world leader in the bulk food trading, Bianca International Organic; and the long standing pioneer suppliers of popular Filipino brands such as APO Products, Wilby Commercial Ltd, and New Almanic International Ltd. They all qualified as top level buyers to the Very Important Buyer (VIB) Incentive Program of the Center for international Trade Expositions and Mission (CITEM), the organizer of IFEX.

This year’s edition of IFEX will highlight the Philippines and the ASEAN region as a reliable supplier of ingredients and specialty food, tropical fruits, vegetables, seafood, beverages,  bakery and confectioneries, Halal certified products, natural and organic food as well as allied industries and services, and will feature at least 700 exhibitors.

“Canadian buyers will have an opportunity to meet Philippine exporters and brand owners in pre-arranged business meetings,” added Alvero.  Canadian companies will also tour and visit Philippine factories.

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FIXED! Globally Empowering http://metrovanindependent.com/2017/04/fixed-globally-empowering/ Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:06:10 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2600 FIXED! is an empowering documentary challenging our “throwaway culture”. Directed by Vancouver native and Toronto-based filmmaker Cat Mills and produced by Vancouver-based filmmaker and winner of 2016 Vancouver Queer Film Festival Best Feature, Joella Cabalu, FIXED! will premiere at the 2017 DOXA Documentary Film Festival on Monday, May 8 at 9:30 PM at the Pacific [...]

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FIXED! is an empowering documentary challenging our “throwaway culture”. Directed by Vancouver native and Toronto-based filmmaker Cat Mills and produced by Vancouver-based filmmaker and winner of 2016 Vancouver Queer Film Festival Best Feature, Joella Cabalu, FIXED! will premiere at the 2017 DOXA Documentary Film Festival on Monday, May 8 at 9:30 PM at the Pacific Cinematheque with a repeat screening on Thursday, May 11 at 3:00 PM at the Orpheum Annex.

FIXED!, which won first prize at the 2016 Hot Docs Short Film Pitch, tells an interesting story of the activities of an eclectic group of volunteers at Repair Café in Toronto who fix broken items from the community for free. The volunteer “Fixers” try their best to repair the most cherished items of people including a vibrating hairbrush and a singing robotic turtle. Thoughtful and empowering, FIXED! is a practical approach to a global repair solution awareness that is most common in third world countries.

“We are really excited to be premiering FIXED! at DOXA,” says Cat Mills. “Joella, Mark Ratzlaff, the editor and I are all from Vancouver and it is heartwarming to know that we will be sharing the film with the community that helped us launch our careers. We are grateful to Bravo for supporting the film through the Hot Docs Short Film Pitch and to the Repair Café Toronto for opening their doors to us and letting us share this charming story.”

Vancouver is a leading city in the environmental movement and has several active repair groups, like Frameworq and the Vancouver Fix-It Collective. “The dream is to have this film reach a global audience and inspire people to start Repair Cafés in their own communities,” says Mills. “Not only is it important for the environment, it is a great way to meet your neighbours.”

The film will have its national broadcast premiere on Bravo in December 2017.


Ticket Info:

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FIXEDdocumentary/

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Victims of CNM Communications Inc or Easy Padala Inc. sought by BC Solicitor General http://metrovanindependent.com/2017/02/victims-cnm-communications-inc-easy-padala-inc-sought-bc-solicitor-general/ Thu, 09 Feb 2017 01:04:33 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2575 The Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General are looking for victims to claim compensation in the Civil forfeiture against CNM Communications Inc. and Easy Padala. Both companies are owned by Port Moody couple Zeala Cortes and Francisco “Jun” Cortes according to court records.  Out of the approximate $1.2 million dollars that reportedly went in [...]

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The Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General are looking for victims to claim compensation in the Civil forfeiture against CNM Communications Inc. and Easy Padala. Both companies are owned by Port Moody couple Zeala Cortes and Francisco “Jun” Cortes according to court records. 

Out of the approximate $1.2 million dollars that reportedly went in and out of the account or accounts, $101,403 CAD dollars (as reported by Business Vancouver –  Port Moody couple implicated in scam were on Dragons Denis all that was left to seize. This amount will be divided up amongst victims that can provide supporting documentation to the Director of Forfeiture.

It is unknown how many victims may come forward. Unfortunately, this amount isn’t enough to just pay back the 84 year old woman from New Jersey that transferred $92,500 USD ($121,733 CAD) into one of these companies accounts. (Visit the MetroVan News article Local Filipino companies hit by Forfeiture Court Actions in BC Supreme Court)  

Victims have until May 31/2017 to forward their claims.

Link to Public Notice – http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/crime-prevention/civil-forfeiture-office/grants-compensation/victim-compensation/victims-of-cnm-communications-inc-or-easy-padala-inc

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Happy New Year! It’s 2017! http://metrovanindependent.com/2017/01/happy-new-year-2017/ Tue, 03 Jan 2017 01:18:15 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2569 Happy New Year! I do wish you all a very happy new year. Now when we reflect on the words ‘happy new year’, what do we really mean? Do we greet people because it is tradition? Or do we greet them because we sincerely want to bring them the very best wishes for a memorable [...]

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Happy New Year!
I do wish you all a very happy new year. Now when we reflect on the words ‘happy new year’, what do we really mean? Do we greet people because it is tradition? Or do we greet them because we sincerely want to bring them the very best wishes for a memorable new year? And because we do want to sincerely wish them well, we follow up our standard greeting with a more personalized message and this time, this second message is something that takes into account how the other person’s previous year has been.
For example, saying Happy New Year to a grieving family may not be the best thing to say unless we follow the phrase up with ‘and may this year bring you comfort and strength. Sending you love and prayers.’ Or, when greeting a friend who lost their job and has just returned to the workforce, we can add ‘Wishing you all the best on your new job!’, etc.
There are a million and one ways to personalize an otherwise very standard greeting and this is always recommended if you want to make the other feel that the message was intended for them.
The New Year is always a promise for everyone: better times, better career, good news, recovery from an illness, reunion with a long-lost family or friend, etc. The list is long but we all have hopes in our hearts that each new year will be better than the previous years but wishing is one thing; working on your goal is the other more important thing. It is the more difficult task but it is doable. We want to all look forward to a better life but we all want to remember that a better life begins with being a better person. By being better, we don’t mean being better than someone else because comparing ourselves to others can be a breeding ground for envy, frustration or unhealthy competition. By being better, we mean ‘being better than we were last year’. I would pause and look at how I was last year and build progress from there. I would list down the great things I did, as well as the things I have not accomplished and make this list my starting point.
Lists will surely not be accomplished 100% by the end of the year, but will certainly be partly accomplished and that is always something good. Evaluating our previous year is a great way to becoming a better person because there will be no better point of reference than our previous year not only because this is our own personal experience but because the past year was also based on our resources, the support we received and lastly, our attitude. In other words, we always work around things that are relevant to us, and that is what will make our dreams reachable. Let’s live within our means and dream within our world and not in someone else’s. When we achieve one goal, let’s be happy and give ourselves a pat on the back; then we move on to our next goal. We want to take things one step at a time and not overwhelm ourselves. Remember, we want to enjoy the fruits of our hard work.
Lastly, and this one I have to learn to do myself — let’s give ourselves some time to wind down and relax during the day because we deserve it. True. I have always been a workaholic, always forgetting to take a break. I would always say ‘I have to do this today because tomorrow may not come’. This time, I am going to say ‘I have done what I am capable of for the day and I have spent my time wisely. Anything that is left undone, I can do tomorrow because tomorrow IS another day.’
So yes, count your blessings. Be proud of what you can accomplish and don’t beat yourself up for not completing your tasks today. Who says that tomorrow is not going to come? It will and it will be better than today.
Happy New Year and may this year bring you countless blessings and grant you every reason to smile and be content. 🙂

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Local Filipino companies hit by Forfeiture Court Actions in BC Supreme Court http://metrovanindependent.com/2016/12/local-filipino-companies-hit-forfeiture-court-actions-bc-supreme-court/ Tue, 27 Dec 2016 03:21:27 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2541 The BC Director of Civil Forfeiture filed a notice of Civil Claim against defendants CNM Communications Inc. (“CNM”) and Easy Padala Inc. (Easy Padala”), both of Port Moody, BC.  Listed as the directors of CNM Communications Inc. and Easy Padala Inc. are Zeala Cortes and Francisco “Jun” Cortes.  Also named in the court documents is [...]

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The BC Director of Civil Forfeiture filed a notice of Civil Claim against defendants CNM Communications Inc. (“CNM”) and Easy Padala Inc. (Easy Padala”), both of Port Moody, BC.  Listed as the directors of CNM Communications Inc. and Easy Padala Inc. are Zeala Cortes and Francisco “Jun” Cortes.  Also named in the court documents is Elan Wellness Group Inc. of the same address as CNM and Easy Padala.

CNM Communications is also in charge of the Management and Operations of Filipino Star Magazine “Vancouver Edition” and is in partnership with a group called Kaplaza Cooperative, which lists Easy Padala, Filipino Star Magazine, Elan and CNM Communications as the 4 members.   

According to Supreme Court documents filed August 30, 2016, an 84 year old, New Jersey, NY, resident named Doris Gray (“Ms. Gray”) was convinced by an unknown male by telephone that she had won a grand prize sweepstakes lottery of $1,500,000.00 USD and needed to make a payment for taxes to receive the grand prize. Ms. Gray transferred a total of $92,500 USD to the account of CNM Communications. A subsequent investigation revealed that at least 5 individuals from the United States made police reports, and/or provided information confirming that they had forwarded money to the CNM USD Account under the belief that they were winners of a “sweepstakes lottery grand Prize”.     

The Port Moody Police Department commenced an investigation (Port Moody Police File #2006-3007) into the allegation that Ms. Gray was defrauded on June 6, 2016. They also obtained a Production Order for the CNM USD account. Allegedly, between April 8, 2016 and June 15, 2016, 25 deposits were made into the CNM USD Account totalling $1,191,377.01 USD (approximately $1,610,920 CAD). Of those deposits, 13 deposits consisted of wire transfers allegedly received from the United States, including Ms. Gray’s, totalling $715,060.50 USD.   

The additional money transfers made by the additional fraud victims to the CNM USD Account were similar in nature to Ms. Gray’s money transfers according to notice of Civil Claim.

The court ordered that the TD bank accounts for CNM and Easy Padala Inc. will be held and not disposed of while the court proceeding are ongoing.  

According to BC court records, there is another case which names Zeala Cortes and Francisco Cortes as the defendants. We will update this file in the future.

FINDINGS OF INVESTIGATION (as alleged on the notice of Civil Claim)

24. The defendants acquired some of all of their financial resources directly or indirectly from the following unlawful activities, including:

a. Fraud contrary to section 380 of the Criminal Code of Canada, RSC 1985, c. C-46 (the Criminal Code”): and

b. Laundering Proceeds of Crime contrary to section 462.31 of the Criminal Code: (collectively, the “Unlawful Activities”).

25. The proceeds of the CNM USD Account, the CNM CAD Account and the Easy Padala USD Account (collectively, the “Accounts”) were acquired as a result of the participation of the defendants and/or others in the Unlawful Activities.  

26. In the alternative, if the defendants were not participants in the Unlawful Activities, they were willfully blind to the use of the Accounts for the purpose of fraud and laundering proceeds of crime, and therefore are not uninvolved interest holders.

27. If the proceeds of the Accounts are not forfeited, the defendants are likely to use these properties to fund or facilitate the Unlawful Activities or similar activities in the future.   

THE RESULT FROM THE COURT

The defendants, CNN Communications and Easy Padala, denied many of the allegations of the Director of Civil Forfeiture in their response to the Civil Claim document. Regardless, on November 14, 2016, a Supreme Court Judge ordered that the funds held at the TD bank accounts in Port Moody belonging to CNM and Easy Padala be forfeited to Her Majesty the Queen in right of the Province of British Columbia pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Forfeiture Act, SBC 2005, c. 29 (the “Act”).

Civil Forfeiture Office Purpose

The Civil Forfeiture Act became law in 2006. It targets the proceeds and instruments of unlawful activity. It was created to ensure that people cannot profit from unlawful activity or use property in a way that may harm other persons.

Civil forfeiture is designed to target property, not people. Proceedings are initiated by the director of civil forfeiture against both the profits of alleged unlawful activity and the instruments used to acquire it. Anyone who contests the allegations has the right to examine the director’s evidence and provide their own evidence before a Justice of the Supreme Court of B.C..

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My Name was January http://metrovanindependent.com/2016/12/my-name-was-january/ Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:05:35 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2529 Sher Vancouver proudly presents the pre-screening of  “My Name was January” on Saturday – December 10th at the City Centre Library in Surrey. This is a documentary film by Elina Gress and Lenee Son and produced by Alex Sangha and Ash Brar. January was a popular Filipino transgender woman who died of 18 stab wounds [...]

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Sher Vancouver proudly presents the pre-screening of  “My Name was January” on Saturday – December 10th at the City Centre Library in Surrey.

This is a documentary film by Elina Gress and Lenee Son and produced by Alex Sangha and Ash Brar.

January was a popular Filipino transgender woman who died of 18 stab wounds in September 2012. She was the Social Coordinator of Sher Vancouver and the first transgender person to hold an executive position with the group.

January Marie Lapuz

Everybody who knew January remembers her as a bubbly singer and dancer who was kind, caring and generous. This documentary film is a celebration of January’s life and how she impacted the lives of others. It also uplifts the trans women of colour.

Transgenders, gay, and lesbians continue to struggle day to day in the different communities in Metro Vancouver.

Sher Vancouver hopes to inspire the Filipino community in sharing and telling January’s story. The world premier follows in 2017.

Official Project Site:  http://januarylapuz.net

Alex Sangha (Founder), Sher Vancouver
Grand Marshall of the 2016 Vancouver Pride Parade.

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Win 2 round-trip ticket to New York @ the Pier http://metrovanindependent.com/2016/12/win-2-round-trip-ticket-new-york-pier/ Sat, 03 Dec 2016 22:57:34 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2524 The first Paskong Pinoy @ the Pier 2016 takes place on Sunday, December 4th, opens at 10AM at the Shipbuilder’s Square in North Vancouver. The Filipino Canadian Christmas gifts and food fair is a festival that showcases the traditional Filipino way of celebrating Christmas to everyone. Traditional specialty food, delicacies, X’mas carols and musical presentations, [...]

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The first Paskong Pinoy @ the Pier 2016 takes place on Sunday, December 4th, opens at 10AM at the Shipbuilder’s Square in North Vancouver. The Filipino Canadian Christmas gifts and food fair is a festival that showcases the traditional Filipino way of celebrating Christmas to everyone. Traditional specialty food, delicacies, X’mas carols and musical presentations, gifts, and merchandise. A grand prize for a big raffle draw to win two round trip tickets to New York plus tablet computers, lots of groceries, and much more.

“Christmas is the one event closest to the heart of every Filipino family. For each, it is a season of hope, a time for reunification and reconciliation, a reflection of blessings received for the year, and more importantly, a renewal of faith commemorating the birth of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! That said, no one feels loved, at no other time, even more and celebrates Christmas like the Filipino way! Ito ang Paskong Pinoy!” said Kuya Alvin Relleve, president of Barangay North Van and organizer of Paskong Pinoy @ the Pier.

Paskong Pinoy @ the Pier
Shipbuilder’s Square, 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver, BC
(East of the Seabus Station, at the foot of Lonsdale, Near Lonsdale Quay)

FREE ADMISSION

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Preparing for the Big One http://metrovanindependent.com/2016/12/preparing-big-one/ Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:41:29 +0000 http://metrovanindependent.com/?p=2516 The risk of a big catastrophic earthquake in British Columbia has been heightened the past months by seismologists. However, is BC and its residents mentally and physically prepared for “the big one”? The Philippine Consulate in Vancouver, BC, raised the alarm to various Filipino associations, societies, and groups at an important and informative event on [...]

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The risk of a big catastrophic earthquake in British Columbia has been heightened the past months by seismologists. However, is BC and its residents mentally and physically prepared for “the big one”? The Philippine Consulate in Vancouver, BC, raised the alarm to various Filipino associations, societies, and groups at an important and informative event on November 29, hosted by the Consul General Neil Ferrer.

From left to right: Hon. Naomi Yamamoto, Luisa Marshall and Consul General Neil Ferrer

From left to right: Hon. Naomi Yamamoto, Luisa Marshall and Consul General Neil Ferrer. Photo Courtesy of Simply the Best – The Luisa Marshall Show.

Guest speaker, Hon. Naomi Yamamoto, Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness of British Columbia discussed how essential it is to be prepared in the event of a catastrophic earthquake and other natural calamities. “My greatest concern is that in the next fifty years, there’s a one in three chance, a 32% percent chance that we will have a 9 magnitude earthquake in this area,” said Yamamoto.

Fay Guinomma, Luisa Marshall and Consul General Neil Ferrer.

Fay Guinomma, Luisa Marshall and Consul General Neil Ferrer.

“We will have a catastrophic magnitude 9 earthquake off the coast on Vancouver Island and it’s where the cascade is and it will open like a zipper. You know that the predictions are that there will be loss of life in Vancouver. It could be 10,000 people.” Yamamoto added. The minister explained on how important it is to put together an emergency kit and not to forget all the necessary items such as water, flashlight, radio, food for at least 3 days and much more.

Survivor Mate Kit.

Survivor Mate Kit.

Consul General Ferrer recognized the efforts of Alvin Relleve (Barangay North Van) for initiating the earthquake safety awareness. “It is important for us to be prepared, to have contingency plans in place, to know the resources available to us to ensure our safety in an event of an emergency or disaster,” says Ferrer.

Leaders from various Filipino associations and societies attended.

For more information on earthquake survival, click on www.getprepared.gc.ca.

More links related:
– www.survivormate.com
– http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/preparedbc/build-an-emergency-kit
– http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/preparedbc

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