Post COVID-19 Recovery Focus Group for Scarborough Residents

In collaboration with the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, a Filipino Youth Taskforce on Post COVID-19 Recovery is seeking Filipino residents of Scarborough (age 30+) for one-on-one interviews. Participants will receive a $20 honorarium for a 1-hour session. All collected demographic information will be kept confidential throughout this process. Please contact info@urbanalliance.ca with any questions.
Sign up here.

FCT Canada Youth Summer Jobs 2020

Mabuhay, FCT would like to thank the Canadian Government for providing us with the funding to provide these four jobs, in accordance with their Youth Employment Strategy. Apply na! Please submit all applications by July 3, 2020 by 3:00PM.

Notice: Temporary Closure of the Filipino Centre Toronto due to COVID-19

Due to the current state of the public’s health and the imminence of the COVID-19, the Filipino Centre Toronto has decided to cancel all activities and events during the month of March. The Centre has decided to do so to comply with the suggestions of the Ministry of Health to encourage social distancing. Sorry for the inconvenience and thank for you cooperation. Mabuhay!

Low-Cost Dental Services

Offered by: Student Samantha at the Oxford Collegiate Institute of Arts, Business and Technology

Have you recently immigrated to Canada, is insurance too expensive for you to handle? Are you looking for a low-cost and affordable option, well why not sign up to be a patient of a Filipino hygienist student at the Oxford College of Arts, Business, and Technology at 670 Progress Avenue? Don’t worry all sessions will be supervised by a professional, why not get the smile you’ve always been looking for?

The packages are as follows:

Registration Fee (Valid for 1 year): Adults $30, Children (Ages 5-15 years old) $15.

-Covers: one of each: Full mouth cleaning, oral cancer screening, oral health assessment, and teeth polishing and fluoride if necessary

-four of each: X-Rays

Extra costs: X-Rays, $4-$20, Sports Guards: $25, Whitening Kits $75, and Sealants (prevents cavities) $10/ a tooth.

Please contact Samantha at 416-890–3798

Free Life Insurance Information Session

Are life-insurance policies and living benefits too dense for you to read? Are you unaware of what you are entitled too legally, when it comes to making life insurance claims? Then attend our information session, presented by Ms. Felisa Palumbarti on April 2 at 7-10pm at the Filipino Centre Toronto.

Evergreen Insurance: Free Funeral Planning

Want some peace of mind, in preparing for the inevitable? Well then, you are welcome to attend a free funeral planning information session, presented by Evergreen Insurance on March 20th at 6:30pm. Why not make saying goodbye sweeter and attend this free session! Food will be complimentary and no pre-registration is required.

Employment Standards Workshop

Presented by the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers who are a diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals working to promote equity and opportunities for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the wider community.

AFCA: Free Income Tax Clinic

Tax season is upon us once again; you know what that means. Time to gather all your receipts and pay slips. Luckily, the Association of Filipino Canadian Accountants have volunteered to host a one-day free income tax clinic March 28 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM for the following income thresholds:

Single Tax Payer- Equal or below $35,000

Couple/ Married Tax Payers- Equal or Below $45,000

Please pre-register by emailing FCT, so as we could provide you with the required forms. Ideally, these forms are to be filled out prior to the day of the Income Tax Clinic. Salamat po!