Philippine Canadian Inquirer Inc. Launched Canada’s First Nationwide Filipino Newspaper

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Canada’s first and only nationally distributed Filipino-Canadian weekly newspaper to be launched in the first quarter of 2012.

Philippine Canadian Inquirer Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the first and only nationally distributed Filipino Canadian newspaper, named ‘Philippine Canadian Inquirer’, in the first quarter of 2012. The Philippine Canadian Inquirer is a free weekly newspaper to be circulated in Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Edmonton. Its web portal http://www.canadianinquirer.net will feature live feeds and daily updated news on the Philippines and Filipino related news in Canada. The ‘Philippine Canadian Inquirer’ is published by Philippine Canadian Inquirer Inc. under a publishing agreement with a subsidiary of the Philippine Daily Inquirer – the Philippines leading newspaper with the largest circulation and readership.

The ‘Philippine Canadian Inquirer’ mission is to provide Filipino communities all over Canada with news and features for Filipinos in a format that is conducive to reading, enlightening, and entertaining while upholding the highest journalistic standards the Philippine Daily Inquirer is renowned for. Furthermore, it aims to help build and unite the Filipinos by fostering greater awareness and pride as a community.

The Filipino community is currently the third largest visible minority group in Canada. About 500,000 Filipinos currently reside in Canada contributing to Canada’s economic growth. The number of Filipino-Canadians is projected by Statistics Canada to exceed 650,000 by 2017. Filipino Canadians are estimated to have a purchasing power of about $8 billion annually.

About Philippine Canadian Inquirer Inc:
The Philippine Canadian Inquirer Inc., a British Columbia private limited corporation, is a 100% owned subsidiary of Symphony 8 Media & Entertainment Inc, a British Columbia limited corporation founded to capitalize on the unrecognized economic force of the growing ethnic minority groups in Canada comprised mainly of Chinese, South Asian, Filipinos, and Vietnamese whose spending power exceeds $48 billion annually.

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.canadianinquirer.net

Contact: laarni.liwanag(at)canadianinquirer(dot)net

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