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What does poverty look like in Canada?

Survey finds one-in-four experience notable economic hardship More than half of all Canadians see poverty on the rise in their communities today July 17, 2018 – What does it mean to be poor in Canada? Does it mean having to rely on food banks and payday loans to make ends meet? Does it mean struggling 

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Nine Fil-Cans run for Councillors, Trustees

October 22 Municipal Elections in Ontario By Tony A.San Juan, OCT. Nine courageous but ambitious Filipino Canadians have entered the political arena for the coming city civic elections in Ontario. The nine have declared their respective candidacies for civic positions  in the scheduled October 22, 2018 municipal elections in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario. Comparatively, 

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Indak journeys through Filipino culture and history

Dance Concert By Althea Manasan The Philippine Reporter Dozens of talented Filipino dancers and musicians from both Toronto and the Philippines came together last week for an evening of performances celebrating the vibrancy and richness of Philippine culture and history. Indak, a one-night concert held at Fleck Dance Theatre in Toronto, was presented by the 

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A migrant caregiver-mother’s dream come true

Gladys Ayson, Magna Cum Laude By Rick Esguerra In rites held June 11, 2018 at the University of Ottawa, Gladys Ayson graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts (Honors Program) in Psychology. “I had to fight for it,” says Gladys. She was .05 points short of the 8.0 grade point average needed to 

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Consulate celebrates 120th anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto hosted its annual Philippine Independence Day celebration at 160 Eglinton Ave. East the morning of June 12, 2018. The program started with the singing of the Philippine national anthem by the Opera Chorus of the Philippines Quartet as the crowd joined in. 

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Will Duterte go to hell or heaven?

Duterte’s Damnation and Lincoln’s Redemption The 16th President of a religious nation not being religious? It’s just another similarity between Rodrigo Duterte and his hero Abraham Lincoln, both 16th Presidents of their respective republics.  But, though the question remains hotly contested by historians to this very day, there is ample evidence that suggests Lincoln, who 

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The Graduates 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to these successful young 2018 graduates who had at one time or another graced the pages of The Philippine Reporter. All the best as you take the next step to higher learning. ——————————–

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Lesley Lauren Valiente-Jesson Reyes Wedding

June 16, 2018, Estonian House, Toronto The event was attended by Jesson’s relatives who came all the way from the Philippines, Lesley’s family; the couple’s friends; and the larger family of community advocates who came together to contribute their creative talents — from the flower arrangements, bouquets, ceremony, musical entertainment, lively speeches – to make 

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TOMMY GESELL (right) and Henry Brown shared a plaque presented by KJN Veronica De Santos (2nd from left), as the recipients of Dhanushka Spirit Awards as they both received 3rd Degree Black Belt in Martial Arts from De Santos Martial Arts School at this year’s Black Belt Spectacular.  They also received Samurai Swords each as presented by SBN Toni Moulton. 
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Tommy Gesell receives 3rd Degree Black Belt and Dhanushka Gomes Spirit Award

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FCT’s Santacruzan at Pistahan sa Toronto Pictorial by JC Bonifacio

Filipino Centre-Toronto’s Santacruzan at Pistahan sa Toronto, Nathan Phillips Square, June 17, 2018

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