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16 July 2018, Ottawa. The Philippine Embassy in Ottawa successfully conducted an Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy Seminar on 14 July 2018 in Montreal attended by members of the Filipino Community availing of consular services being provided by the Embassy. The seminar was conducted by Second Secretary Jeffrey Salik.

This Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy Seminar is part of a series of seminars being conducted by the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa to cultivate an entrepreneurial sprit among the Filipino Diaspora under its jurisdiction. The Embassy recently held a similar session last April in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; Moncton, New Brunswick; Ottawa, Ontario; and in Hamilton, Bermuda last May.

Based on the 2016 census conducted by Statistics Canada in 2016, there were 37,910 Filipinos living and working in Quebec, almost 95% of them are based in Montrea006C. END

Photo caption: Second Secretary Jeffrey Salik explains strategies on how to save money and to set-up a business in Montreal, Quebec and in the Philippines.