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FilCan Barrister Atty. Antonio M. Villarin is Running for Conservative MPP Nomination in Scarborough Centre

By Tony A. San Juan - OCT( Ret.)
December 26, 2016


Asked why he decided to seek the nomination, Atty. Antonio "Tony" Villarin " said that he would like to  "address the many issues confronting our community in the higher level."  Adding that once nominated and elected, he will work with Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown, to resolve among other things,  : "to restore high ethical standards in the government; to reduce wasteful spending; to make the economy more competitive; to lower the cost of hydro; and to strengthen the health- care system."

To be serving and working as an elected provincial legislator, A. Villarin will propose to " lower the cost of post-secondary education, increase the funding for seniors and affordable housing and make sure Ontarians receive fair wages".His campaign slogan is “Let me be your voice”.

Juris Doctor graduate from the Ateneo De Manila University and the University of the Philippines in Manila, Philippines , Atty. A. Villarin  became a Member of the Philippine Bar in 1996. He worked as an Associate Lawyer, from 1995 to 2000, with two leading law firms in the country. Practicing civil law & litigation, administration, employment, real estate, family and corporate & commercial laws, he was associated with the reputable law offices of Go, Cojuangco, Mendoza, Ligon, & Castro as well as with Pelaez, Gregorio,Sipin, Bala & Robles Partnership. Tony also worked in 2001 as a Senior Tax & Legal Consultant with the Tax and Legal Advisory Services Department of PriceWaterhouseCoopers( PWC) in Manila.

In Canada, he faced the same challenges all immigrants experienced including working as a warehouseman while studying for his Canadian licence.  He became  a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada  in 2004. Since then to the present, he has been a general law practitioner specializing in immigration, civil, family, criminal and probates. Providing  pro bonoservice, Atty. Villarin gives immigration advice and assistance to foreign nationals detained for immigration offences and readily accepts legal aid certificates.

As a community leader and legal advisor, Tony Villarin is an active member of several professional, civic and not-for -profit organizations. Among these are being : director of Asia Pacific Immigration Consultants, Inc.; legal consultant of CK Atlantis, Inc.; legal counsel of Filipino Canadian Cabletow Club, past president of Filipino Canadian Community House; past master of Robertson Lodge, Ancient Free & Accepted Masons and member of the Knights of Rizal-Canada.

 Atty. Antonio M. Villarin confidently aspires and fervently hopes to be nominated as the next Filipino to be representing his constituents including his fellow kababayans in Scarborough Centre. Let's do it !!!

To volunteer, donate and support his MPP Nomination candidacy, Filipinos and non-Filipinos are requested to contact Tony Villarin at  Email :  antonio@antoniovillarin.ca ; FB: antonio.villarin.ontario. canada.lawyer; Call: 416-850-9320 or visit him at 1560 Brimley Road, Unit 214, Scarborough, Ontario. ( T. San Juan)

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