Philippine products and services at Winnipeg Centrallia

Philippine products and services at Winnipeg Centrallia

Want to try Pili Oil products, Nature’s Treasure Discovered? or bags, purse, wallets and home accessories from BCG Basketcase Trading through the Walls Gallery, a unique products as a salute to the Filipino artists? or the pearl jewelry creatively crafted by Mindanao Pearl Center? Or doing business in Zamboanga City where the investment incentives would help investors. or retire in the Philippines with all perks and privileges?

The Pili, a line of personal care products by Elemie Naturals Inc. offers other products like Pili Body Oil, Pili Bath Soap, Pili Hand & body Lotion, Pili Tinted Lip Balm. The oil comes from the skin of the pili nut as explained by Michael Tan, director/Manager, Communications and Marketing.

One will be inspired to own a bag or a purse with the reproduction of famous and talented Filipino visual artists. “Walls Gallery reaches out to all peoples of different walks of life to be aware of our rich talent and culture,” as noted in their brochure.Gigi Lim, director/manager, represented the company at the convention.

Sitti Nurhuda Onggo, President/CEO of Mindanao Pearl Center, presented the “Pride of Zamboanga” and the “Pride of Davao” in a well presented display of various designs of white and black pearls.

And if you want a free-typhoon area for your agri-biz, Zamboanga City has been open for business by offering various investement incentives. Visit their website: And Ask Mervin Magbuhat if you want to retire in the Philippines, a retiree-friendly destination.

These are some of the features brought by the Philippine government led by Philippine Ambassador to Canada, Petronila P. Garcia during the three-day convention last May 25-26-& 27 at the RBC Convention Centre.

The members of delegation from the Department of Trade and Industry including some major corporations had to meet other delegates on a one-on-one meeting.

Included are BCG Basketcase Trading, Elemie Naturals Inc., ISS-I Intelligent Storage Solutions, Inc., Jonaga Trading, Mindanao Pearl Center, Parsbuilders Inc., Philippine Retirement Authority, World Trade Center Metro Manila/World Exposition Complex Inc. and Zamboanga City Local Government.

Prior to the convention, the Manitoba Filipino Business Council had welcomed the delegates at their monthly meeting sponsored by the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry.

Photos by Rod Cantiveros | Filipino Journal