29 years
of
Community Service
MUNTING NAYON
News Magazine
Operated by couple Eddie Flores and Orquidia Valenzuela
News and Views of the
Filipino Community Worldwide
FilCan Architect Enters MPP Race in Scarborough Agincourt – Ontario



By Tony A. San Juan
Scarborough-Canada
April 14, 2018


 
 




When asked about his reason and motivation to enter the MPP election race, Lacuna said if elected representative he "wants to see a positive change in Ontario and he believes that the Trillium Party of Ontario is the only party that places a clear policy on making change." His agenda  focuses towards reaching out "to visible minorities and to promote the Canadian culture". He likes to make sure that "we live in a safe, peaceful and environment friendly community." He vowed to deliver his mission of advancing the engagement  by "informing his constituents of his party's values, being their voice in government ". Part of his vision is about "listening, understanding and acting on the issues and concerns brought forth by his supporters" and constituents.

C. Lacuna, who was born in San Andres Bukid,  Manila, immigrated to Canada in 1976 and became a Canadian citizen 3 years later. A graduate of Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 1971  from the pontifical University of Santo Tomas, Lito became a licensed architect by passing the board examinations in 1973. In Canada, he worked as a senior structural designer in several firms including over 17 years at Ontario Hydro and SNC Lavalin. As an architect, he is a charter member and served as president of UAP- United Architects of the Philippines- Canada Chapter. During his term, he initiated and played an important role in helping newcomer  immigrant - architects  understand and engage in the process and requirements of professional certification in the province.

Solidly supporting the Trillium Party of Ontario platform, Lacuna is voicing out the big question: " Isn't it time for change in Ontario for yourself, for your family, for our future? " He promised to uphold, once successful, his party's 4 guiding principles of :1) all policy will come from the people, 2) people's rights will be respected, 3) property rights will be respected, and 4) the institution of Democracy will be respected. Among his party's key planks include policies on sex education, skilled trades, hydro rates, child care, small business and corporate welfare. The Trillium Party of Ontario always stresses the slogan: "Something Different Something Better".



Carlos "Lito" Lacuna, happily married to Leonora Sandoval of Alitagtag, Batangas with 4 sons, namely:  Carlos, Francis, William and James and  granddaughter Madison, has been a resident of Scarborough - Agincourt for the past 36 years.

To contact and support Carlos Lacuna, call : 416-473-5501 or email at: lito.lacuna@gmail.com; carloslacuna@trilliumpartyontario.ca and www.TrilliumOntario.ca. ( Tony A. San Juan).

    MoreHistoric snowfall and freezing rain in mid-April mark upbeat Filipino Workers 2nd Conference in Toronto
    Edwin Cordero Mercurio

    Snow and freezing rain and over 550 road accidents in the Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) suburbs due to slippery road conditions did not deter 160 participants from attending the Filipino Workers Conference of 2018 this cold Saturday of April 14, 2018....
    MoreDevotees from all over Netherlands gathered to celebrate the 2018 Feast Of The Divine Mercy
    Angel Axinto

    The Divine Mercy of Jesus is a Catholic devotion associated with the repeated apparition of our Lord to Saint Faustina Kowalska.  In her diary she said that Jesus told her that “The Feast of Mercy emerged from My very depths of tenderness. It is My desire that it be solemnly celebrated on the First Sunday after Easter.”  Sister Kowalska was...
     
    MorePrince of Peace Seniors' St. Patrick Party in Ontario
    Dindo Orbeso

    The Prince of Peace Seniors gathered at Prince of Peace Church Hall, to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. The seniors and...
    MoreCrossover Canada Smart Rules Dreamers International Basketball Challenge in the Philippines
    Emar Sy

    Crossover Canada SMART dominated the Dreamers International Basketball Challenge by winning both 18U and 16U divisions titles at Batis Aramin...
     
    More`CON AMOR’ FOUNDATION B0ARD MEMBERS VISIT PROJECTS IN PHILIPPINES
    By: Orquidia. Valenzuela,  as reported by Myrla Danao

    Businessman Jaap van Dijke, chairman and two board members, Myrla Danao and Dr. John Deen of Con Amor foundation in...
    MoreTHE CHILDREN IN DON MANUEL GK VILLAGE
    Orquidia Valenzuela Flores

    Sixty-three children from age three to six years, in the very poor community of Don Manuel village in Barangay...
    MoreHistory of the Filipino Community in the Netherlands
    Orquidia Flores-Valenzuela

    Every story has a beginning and our story begins when a Cavitena accompanied her aunt to sail to another continent....
    MoreArt Creations
    Vicente Collado Jr.

    Welcome!

    Many believe formal training is a prerequisite to quality in painting. Not a few will agree with me one can...
     
    Disclaimer

    Contents posted in this site, muntingnayon.com, are the sole responsibility of the writers and do not reflect the editorial position of or the writers' affiliation with this website, the website owner, the webmaster and Munting Nayon News Magazine.

    This site, muntingnayon.com, the website owner, the webmaster and Munting Nayon News Magazine do not knowingly publish false information and may not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising for any reason whatsoever from this website or from any web link used in this site.