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Virginia Guiang

Virginia G. Guiang

  • 1st Filipina-Canadian provincial representative to the National Organization of Immigrant and Visible Minority Women of Canada (1986-1988)
  • 1st Filipina-Canadian to receive the Citation for Canadian Citizenship and the Order of Manitoba (1976)
  • Founder and adviser of the Filipino Domestic Workers Association of Manitoba


Eleven Manitobans to receive Order of Manitoba
Government of Canada Announces Appointment to Board of Directors of Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?