Department of Foreign Affairs Philippines

Canada commits to promptly retrieve trash containers exported to the Philippines

21 May: Canada Commits to Promptly Retrieve Trash Containers Exported to the Philippines

The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada after the latter failed to retrieve the trash it shipped to Manila six years ago from Ottawa. Canada missed the May 15 deadline set by President Rodrigo Duterte, prompting the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to recall the Philippines’ diplomats in the North American country.