Teambuilding at the Youth Conference on Social Justice and Diversity

March Break programs help newcomer teens succeed in Canada

For many newcomer youth, March Break is just a time to relax at home. But in the GTA, three community agencies have free programs which can give them a brighter future in Canada. When students compete for a job, a scholarship, or entry into college or university, recruiters look for characteristics that set a student 

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Who is liable for the Mamasapano fiasco?

Philippine Reporter Opinion Survey Question 1: On January 25, 2015, 44 police SAF troopers, 18 MILF fighters, 6 BIFF fighters, and some civilians were killed in the Mamasapano massacre. Who is accountable and/or liable for these deaths? Why? a. President Aquino b. Resigned PNP chief Alan Purisima c. SAF commander Getulio Napenas d. MILF e. 

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Tribute to Fallen 44 held in Toronto

JAMMING FOR A CAUSE Members of PNP Officers Living in Canada Integrated Association (POLICIA) led the wreath laying and hand salute ceremony for PNP-SAF 44 on Feb. 20, 2015 in a hall at 354 St. Clair Ave. West in Toronto.

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Students match wits and strategy in TCDSB Chess

Better brain function, improved memory, and enhanced cognitive abilities are just some of the many benefits of playing chess. Across the Toronto Catholic District School Board, chess strategists from Grades 1 to 8 are gearing up for the 2015 TCDSB Chess Tournament, beginning on February 24th. Regional chess competitions in various categories will take place 

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FCT’s updates and upcoming events

Saturday Classes have started a month ago and  registration is ongoing . The Schedules are as follows: Tagalog/Filipino Class  -  10:00 am to 11:00 am Homework/Tutorial Class – 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Filipino Folk Dancing Lessons and  Music Lessons (Learn to play our ethnic instruments) will be on Saturdays, 1:00 to 3:00 pm or Sundays  2:00 

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Samantha Copada’s 7th Birthday

SAMANTHA COPADA’s 7th Birthday celebration at Birchmount Community Centre in Scarborough on Feb. 14, 2015.Samantha (in white dress) is shown with family, friends and classmates in her Frozen-inspired party.

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Other Community Events

Ontario Filipino Women’s Club (OFWC) held their nomination meeting in preparation for next month’s election. The meeting was held at Sherbourne Community Centre on Feb. 22, 2014. PHOTO: ARIEL RAMOS  

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Chiropractic approach to ear infections

Dr. George I. Traitses Ear problems can be excruciatingly painful, especially in children. With 10 million new cases every year, ear infections (otitis media) are the most common illness affecting babies and young children and the number one reason for visits to the pediatrician­accounting for more than 35 percent of all pediatric visits. Almost half 

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Improve your spinal cord

By Dr. George I. Traitses Are you hunching your shoulders, scrunching your neck and holding your arms tightly as you brace against the cold? Encourage yourself to use the Straighten Up Canada app to ease that shoulder and neck tension. How many hours a day do you spend sitting? Reading, using computers, driving, watching TV 

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What’s causing your cough?

By Dr. George I. Traitses Any parent will tell you that it’s the worst feeling in the world when your child is sick – and you don’t know what’s wrong. Uncertainty and speculation can make for some sleepless nights, even when it’s something seemingly as harmless as a cough. That’s because a cough, while common, 

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