By Vanessa Merjudio, ABS-CBN North America Bureau
OTTAWA – As a result of President Aquino’s Canada visit, Canada pledged to send up to $1.5 million in humanitarian assistance for those displaced by conflicts in Mindanao. Officials also announced financial support of up to $3.5 million to boost the Philippines’ maritime security, police capacity, and counter-explosives training.
Filipinos in Ottawa are happy with these new initiatives.
Vanessa Merjudio tells us more.