The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) informed that another Canadian province wants to attract Filipino workers. According to DFA, the mayor of Kingston Canada, Mayor Harvey Rosen expressed his goal to make the town of Kingston a key destination for migrant workers, specifically Filipinos.
The mayor relayed this during the recent visit of Philippine Ambassador to Canada, Jose Brillantes and other embassy officials in Kingston. The visit was a part of the Embassy’s outreach and information-dissemination program
The Kingston mayor said that the Canadian town needs hardworking foreign workers such as Filipinos who could competently fill the jobs generated by businesses choosing to locate or expand in Kingston.
The mayor also said that Kingston is the center of eastern Ontario, and boasts of a strategic location as it has immediate and easy access to the major population centers of Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and even Syracuse, New York.
The mayor together with the Kingston Economic Development Corp. (KEDCO), Bill Gray, said that the town’s strategic location has made it attractive for such industries as transportation and logistics, business outsourcing, warehousing and distribution, information technology and knowledge-based innovation in biotechnology, health sciences and fuel cells. POEA News