Philippine Ambassador to Canada Petronila P. Garcia (seated, 4L) and the rest of the Embassy team are welcomed to Iqaluit by members of the Filipino community during their visit to the Nunavut capital on 27 to 29 July 2018.
31 July 2018 – Philippine Ambassador to Canada Petronila P. Garcia led an Embassy team to Iqaluit, Nunavut from 27 to 29 July 2018 to meet with the Filipino community and territorial officials.
There are around 185 Filipinos in the city, nearly half of whom work in the territorial government.
Ambassador Garcia met with Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq and Finance Minister George Hickes, who both praised the Filipinos in the territory for their hard work, dependability, and contributions to Nunavut’s development. Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine Redfern likewise met with Ambassador Garcia to welcome her to the city.
The Embassy team provided consular services to members of the Filipino community during the visit. END
Ambassador Garcia meets separately with Nunavut Premier Joe Savikataaq (left), Nunavut Finance Minister George Hickes (center), and Iqaluit Mayor Madeleine Redfern (right).