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Angely Pacis to champion people’s causes in Ontario

First Filipino PC MPP candidate in Ontario By Mila Astorga-Garcia TORONTO–Angely Pacis, the Ontario PC candidate for Mississauga-Centre, declared her pride for being a member of the Progressive Conservative Party, and her readiness to champion causes for the betterment of the people of Ontario, once elected as MPP in next year’s provincial elections. She made 

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Chris Ramsaroop of Justicia

Justicia, Gabriela and Migrante on the Struggle of Temporary Foreign Workers

(To update readers on the recent issues and changes on immigration in Canada, The Philippine Reporter interviewed leaders of three immigration advocacy organizations in Ontario:  Chris Ramsaroop of Justicia (Justice for Migrant Workers), Mithi Esguerra of GABRIELA Ontario and Jesson Reyes of Migrante Ontario.) By Pet G. Cleto TPR: What is the importance of  Gina 

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A Fil-Am finds roots in Mindanao

By Lui Queaño One of the reasons for Anthony Navarro’s visit to Toronto after his trip to Detroit in the U.S. was to engage Toronto community organizations and connect them with his group Salupongan International, or SI. This non-profit, non-stock organization derives its name from the word “salupongan” – which means “unity” or “solidarity” in 

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Karen Selick

More hospitals or more vitamins?

Troy Media BELLEVILLE, Ont.–An acquaintance of mine in his late 70s recently told a group that he had just been hospitalized with pneumonia for five days. The local hospital system, he said, was completely gridlocked, jammed to the rafters with people like him. No rooms were available and patients were in the corridors. Some of 

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Shauna Snow-Capparelli

Trump is wrong; the news media is #NotTheEnemy

Troy Media CALGARY, Alta.–It was a swift, and effective blow that struck at the heart of the very belief system and raison d’être of journalists everywhere. When Donald Trump sent his now infamous Twitter missile late last week (see below) falsely proclaiming the news media as “the enemy of the American People,” he surely knew 

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De Lima arrest meant to silence criticism vs Duterte: Amnesty Int’l

ABS-CBN News MANILA- Human rights group Amnesty International has condemned the looming arrest of Senator Leila de Lima, saying the charges against her are “politically motivated.” In a statement Thursday, AI said the arrest of De Lima “is a blatant attempt by the Philippine government to silence criticism of President Duterte” and divert attention away 

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Gina Lopez

Gina Lopez to detractors: Fight clean

DAVAO TODAY DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Second update 9:51 pm February 22, 2o17)- Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez told her detractors to stop hurling her accusations for ordering the closure of 23 mines and cancelling 75 mining contracts in watershed areas early this month. “For my detractors, stop it already. If you’re going to 

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Human rights group, church peace forum call for peace talks resumption

MANILA TODAY “Karapatan strongly urges President Rodrigo R. Duterte to rethink his statement on the termination of peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP)” opened the human rights group in a February 6 statement. The group believed that the Duterte’s backing 

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Heartbreak over V-Day

MANILA TODAY At past 8pm on February 13, he was allowed to eat on his own. His rice and viand were packed in what market retailers would call “1-kilo plastic bag.” He wrapped his right hand with one of those clear plastic bags so he could eat with his hand. He could probably have eaten 

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Radyo Migrante broadcasts live every Sunday on Vibe105

Listen to us live on RadyoMigrante  1PM-2PM, every Sunday on Vibe 105.5 FM, Rogers Cable 945, Bell Fibe 973. Visit us on our website at www.radyomigrante1055fm.com and listen to podcasts of our previous radio shows. “A weekly news and talk show about issues that matter to Filipinos in Canada, the Philippines and around the world” Radyo Migrante’s team is 

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