This March marks The Philippine Reporter’s 28th Anniversary
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)
Friends, family and the staff of The Philippine Reporter celebrate its 20th anniversary, along with then Toronto Mayor
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
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
TPR women with Ethnic Press Council friends (2016)
Annual TPR Summer Picnic hosted by former Niagara-on-the-Lake Lord Mayor Art Viola.
TPR creative, advertising, technical staff Christmas dinner.
TPR women Marites Sison and Beatrice Paez (front); Leslie Gesell, Rachelle Cruz, Mila Garcia (back)