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MP Mark Adler (center) at Golden Years Volunteers for Downsview

Harper gov’t announces support for York Centre seniors

Seniors in York Centre will soon have new opportunities to volunteer, mentor younger generations, help reduce social isolation of their peers, help raise awareness of elder abuse, and take part in physical and social activities, announced Mark Adler, Member of Parliament for York Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors). 

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Andrea Horwath: Hydro One is not Wynne’s to sell off

QUEEN’S PARK–NDP Leader Andrea Horwath released the following statement on Kathleen Wynne’s misguided plan to privatize Hydro One. “Kathleen Wynne wants to hold a fire sale of Hydro One, but Ontario’s public institutions are not hers to sell off. For nearly a century our province’s electricity system has been in public hands. It doesn’t belong 

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By Rathika Sitsabaiesan, MP

Child poverty and unpaid internships

Motion 534 Eliminating Child Poverty in Canada On February 5th, my motion to create a national poverty elimination strategy to end child poverty in Canada was passed in the House of Commons. The motion comes at a time when the United Nations has deemed Canada’s child poverty situation a “national emergency”, with almost a million 

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Millennials excel at many things… except this – PsychTests

Study reveals what Gen Y’ers can learn from Boomers Research by PsychTests.com indicates that while Millennials possess unique skills and traits that differentiate them from older generations, they still struggle to deal with one factor: stress. MONTREAL–They’re tech-savvy, open-minded, and achievement-oriented, but if there is one thing that Millennials can learn from older generations, it’s 

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Stronger regulation of E-Cigarettes needed — WHO

Dr. George I. Traitses Ban e-cigarette use in public and outlaw advertising that targets the young, urges the World Health Organization (WHO) in a report released this week. The group, which is part of the United Nations, also “expressed ‘grave concern’ about the growing role of the powerful tobacco industry in the e-cigarette market, warning 

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Just try walking

WHICH, in turn, will cause you to carry your weight improperly. Don’t carry weights or dumbbells while walking. They’re better used as a separate part of your exercise regimen. Expect a little soreness in the thighs and calves for the first week or two. If you experience more than soreness, check with your doctor of 

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Community Round-Up

GOLDEN CELEBRANTS: University of the Philippines Preparatory School (UP Prep) Class ‘65 held its 50th Anniversary celebration in Manila in Feb. 2015, complete with a visit to UP Diliman and welcome dinner, a gala night, a stay in two resorts (Tanauan Batangas and La Union) and two museum tours (The National Museum and Ayala Museum). 

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Statement on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Ontario’s delegation at the National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released the following statement today: “Too many Aboriginal women and girls have experienced violence, been murdered or gone missing. Too many Aboriginal girls spend their lives in constant fear that they will join their family members and friends as just another 

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FREDERICK MARQUINA with his 2012 Fairy 1st place

Paete’s pride brings joy to Toronto

Bloor-Yorkville Ice Fest 2015 By Veronica C. Silva What was once the Philippine’s pride is now Toronto’s joy. This year’s first placer in Bloor Yorkville’s 10th annual Icefest is Frederick Marquina, a native of Paete, Laguna, the Philippines’s carving capital. It was Marquina’s fourth year in a row to win the People’s Choice award, already 

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Tiangson during his 2014 nomination race to be the official candidate for 
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Conservative MP Candidate at home with diverse Mississauga riding

For Julius Tiangson it starts with the community By Mark A. Cadiz With perhaps a little luck on his side, Julius Tiangson, upon arriving in Saskatoon in 1985 found some success early in his newly adopted country. Through a job exchange program with Deloitte Canada, Tiangson then 21, was offered a permanent position after working 

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