The Philippine Reporter’s Anniversary Pictorial

Community News & Features Mar 10, 2017 at 6:17 pm

This March marks The Philippine Reporter’s 28th Anniversary

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TPR received eight National Ethnic Press and Media Council Awards in the last 14 years -- from Best in Editorial and Design, to Social Justice and Free Speech. Lt. Gov. General Elizabeth Dowdeswell with Hermie and Mila Garcia (2015)

TPR received eight National Ethnic Press and Media Council Awards in the last 14 years — from Best in Editorial and Design, to Social Justice and Free Speech.  Photo shows Lt. Gov. General Elizabeth Dowdeswell with Hermie and Mila Garcia (2015)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper presents Award to Hermie Garcia (2009)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper presents Award to Hermie Garcia (2009)

Friends,  family and the staff of The  Philippine Reporter celebrate  its 20th  anniversary, along with then Toronto Mayor  David Miller.

Friends, family and the staff of The Philippine Reporter celebrate its 20th anniversary, along with then Toronto Mayor
David Miller.

Staff at TPR’s 1996 Christmas Party

Staff at TPR’s 1996 Christmas Party

The three former staff and contributing writers are now in fultime media careers. From left: Janet Garcia, Marilen De Guzman, Kris Reyes, Hermie and Mila Garcia

The three former staff and contributing writers are now in fultime media careers. From left: Janet Garcia, Marilen De Guzman, Kris Reyes, Hermie and Mila Garcia

hilippine Reporter Christmas lunch at Asian Legend in Scarborough. From left, seated: Tommy Gesell, Beatrice Paez, Dyan Ruiz. Standing from left: Leslie Gesell, Norman Garcia, Mila Astorga-Garcia, Hermie Garcia and Joseph Smooke.

Philippine Reporter Christmas lunch at Asian Legend in Scarborough. From left, seated: Tommy Gesell, Beatrice Paez, Dyan Ruiz. Standing from left: Leslie Gesell, Norman Garcia, Mila Astorga-Garcia, Hermie Garcia and Joseph Smooke.

Standing from left: Rosemarie Sadlier, Maria Saras-Voutsinas, Rachelle Cruz, MPP Soo Wong,  Scarborough Agincourt, Hermie Garcia, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Michelle Ramos, Roberto Hausman, Lui Queaño and Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Laura Albanese. Seated from left: Pet Cleto, Leslie Copada-Gesell, Mila Astorga-Garcia and Althea Manasan. Photo: NEPMCC website

Standing from left: Rosemarie Sadlier, Maria Saras-Voutsinas, Rachelle Cruz, MPP Soo Wong, Scarborough Agincourt, Hermie Garcia, Premier Kathleen Wynne, Michelle Ramos, Roberto Hausman, Lui Queaño and Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Laura Albanese. Seated from left: Pet Cleto, Leslie Copada-Gesell, Mila Astorga-Garcia and Althea Manasan.
Photo: NEPMCC website

TPR women with Ethnic Press Council friends (2016)

TPR women with Ethnic Press Council friends (2016)

Annual TPR Summer Picnic hosted by former Niagara-on-the-Lake Lord Mayor Art Viola.

Annual TPR Summer Picnic hosted by former Niagara-on-the-Lake Lord Mayor Art Viola.

TPR creative, advertising, technical staff Christmas dinner.

TPR creative, advertising, technical staff Christmas dinner.

TPR women Marites Sison and Beatrice Paez (front); Leslie Gesell, Rachelle Cruz, Mila Garcia (back)

TPR women Marites Sison and Beatrice Paez (front); Leslie Gesell, Rachelle Cruz, Mila Garcia (back)