10 work resolutions for your career in 2015

What will 2015 be for you? Is it going to be your year of ruthless execution? The year that you will move out to seek greener pastures? The year that you will finally get promoted? 1. Get to work earlier. Do you notice that many CEOs and leaders are the earliest to arrive in the 

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Restoring the long-form census will save money, boost the economy and improve our quality of life

Dear editor, Eliminating the long form census was a costly mistake and it’s high time Parliament fix it and restore it by passing Bill C-626. In 2011, Stephen Harper replaced the traditional long form census with a voluntary survey that cost taxpayers more—$22 million more—and produced inferior data. Its numbers were unusable for 25% of 

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CJFE horrified by attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris

TORONTO–Like the rest of the world, CJFE was shocked this morning as we learned of the fatal attack on the offices and staff of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical Paris-based magazine. Currently, 10 journalists and two police officers have been confirmed killed, with fear that more victims may still succumb to their injuries. Although we are still 

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Jay Ilagan as Jacob, Red Bartolome as Joseph, Christie Jonayon and baby Lucas Jonayon. Little boy, Evan Bartolome

The Story of Joseph A Dream Come True

The Friends of Jesus Christ, Canada, headed by its pastor, Teck Uy, celebrated Christmas by staging a live musical play on December 20, 2014 entitled, Joseph, A Dream Come True. A live presentation based on “Dreamer: What Really Happened to Joseph,” the musical was held at Friends of Jesus Christ Canada House of the Lord, 

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Can GPH-NDFP peace talks gain ground in 2015?

Only 18 months remain of President Aquino’s six-year term.  He bows out in July 2016. In the new-year spirit of fulfilling a resolution — or an electoral-campaign promise he made in April 2010 — will P-Noy resume formal peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines with the goal of signing at least 

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Enhancing torture by the CIA

The US Senate Report on the use of torture by the CIA in interrogating alleged terrorist suspects underscores the problem of identifying the responsibility of both the Executive and Congress over the state’s apparatus for gathering intelligence necessary in its war against terrorism. It’s not only the brutal methods employed by the CIA that are 

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A Filipino atheist’s letter to Pope Francis

Dear Pope Francis, As someone who does not believe in the existence of a god, some people might assume that your visit to the Philippines would not matter very much to me. Maybe, to some, it would be just like me walking past a church on a Sunday, bearing momentary witness to the rituals and 

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Pope Francis invited to ‘gatherings of the poor’

“It is time that the poor speak for themselves.” By RONALYN V. OLEA MANILA – They have not been invited to any of the official itinerary of Pope Francis but they are hoping that the Pope would notice them and hear their appeals. Representatives of farmers, workers, urban poor, indigenous peoples and other sectors banded 

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Pope Francis urged to intercede to free Filipino political prisoners

“Our political prisoners are like the Cuban 5, slapped and imprisoned for trumped-up charges. We appeal for the Pope’s intervention.” By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Inspired by the recent release of Cuban political prisoners, Filipino political prisoners appealed to Pope Francis to intercede for their release. On Dec. 17, 2014, three of the 

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Conservative Gov’t of Canada Report Card 2015 by Labour Council of Toronto & York Region


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