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Jason Jia and Jemianne Bautista Wedding

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Court okays review of case vs caregivers

FIRST VICTORY FOR FILIPINA CAREGIVERS IN QUEBEC MONTREAL–On October 16, 2012, the Superior Court of Quebecgave a green light to eight Filipina Live-in Caregivers (LIC) and Pinay, a local Filipina rights group, to proceed in their motion for judicial review of the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission’s negative decision about their case, by 

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Big crowd welcomes book on Filipinos

BOOK LAUNCH By Ethel Tungohan TORONTO — The book launch for “Filipinos in Canada: Disturbing Invisibility,” was held at the Nexus Lounge in OISE at the University of Toronto from 5 to 7 pm on Friday, October 19. It was attended by over 120 people, students, faculty, and community. Speaking during the launch were Roland 

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Academia and Activism

By Ethel Tungohan (Remarks delivered during the “Filipinos in Canada: Disturbing Invisibility” book launch on October 19, 2013.) Are forming partnerships between academics and activists possible?  Can these partnerships be used to further the field of Filipino-Canadian Studies? Forming these partnerships is obviously easier said than done.  There is a lot of distrust on both 

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New media and citizen journalists

By Beatrice Paez TORONTO – Lynda Jumilla may label herself as an old school journalist but this veteran broadcaster is still open to learning the new tricks of the trade. Twenty-five years since her career took off, which included a crossover from print to broadcast journalism, Jumilla is still strutting her skills in the political 

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FILM SCREENING: End of Immigration

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PH Human rights forum at York U

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Most Current Research on Social Change in Canada

he Philippine Reporter believes that research matters. Hence, it is publishing information on some of the latest research gems significant to everyone. These studies are lifted from the SPAR (Social Policy Analysis and Research) Monitor, an inventory of recent social research information relevant to social policy. — Editors This bulletin is a quick inventory of 

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Farewell to arms

There is a popular expression in Muslim Mindanao that a Moro would rather sleep with his rifle than with his wife. You would think that’s a joke. But the bigger joke is what the recently signed Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro would try to accomplish, which according to some observers, including the government panel, is 

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Art auction in Vancouver

Benefit Silent Art Auction Saturday, Oct 27, 2012 | from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm UBC Irving K Barber Learning Centre Café Gallery 1961 East Mall, Vancouver BC Migrante BC is pleased to announce the Migrante Benefit Silent Art Auction. This will be held at the UBC Barber Learning Centre Café Gallery on Saturday, Oct 

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