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    Filipino Food Catering Winnipeg

    Many Filipino immigrants came to Winnipeg in the 1960s. Many of them were nurses or technicians, encouraged to come to the area to fill a demand for such jobs. Others came to work in the garment factories that were thriving. By the 1970s clerical work and manufacturing jobs were bringing more of them to this region. Most made permanent homes around Canada, with a significant number of them staying in Winnipeg. They felt like they were part of the community and they were making a great living. They enjoyed thriving in this community and the diversity offered to them. They didn’t have to leave their history behind; they could embrace…