Asuncion Covacha

Asuncion Guadalupe Covacha, December 12, 1928 – July 10, 2013

We thank everyone who offered sympathies and prayers in the loss of our beloved Mana Choling. She will always be remembered for her kindness and passionate efforts to keep us together in joyous friendship. Family, Friends and the Leyteño community of Ontario

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IN MEMORIAM: Mrs. Luisa Co Ang, June 9, 1922 – July 8 2013

With Heartfelt Appreciation Our family would like to extend our deepest appreciation for your presence in honouring the life of Mrs. Luisa Co Ang. Even though she has physically left us, we praise God in knowing that her spirit has gone home to be with our Lord and Heavenly Father. And the promise that we 

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Healthy foods, healthy weight

Dr. George Traitses In Canada today, where food is abundant, affordable and irresistibly delicious, overweight and obesity are now an epidemic. And, as the epidemic keeps growing, weight loss and dieting have become major topics of conversations, media coverage and health care research. The secret to weight loss is simple: Consume fewer calories than the 

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4 Lilian $8,000 bursaries to be awarded in fall

VANCOUVER–July 17, 2013 Ashton College understands the importance of finding a rewarding career. This is why it believes it is important to award Lilian To Bursaries, valued at $8,000 each, to four outstanding immigrants each year. Over the past eight years, in partnership with Canadian Immigrant Magazine, more than forty Lilian To Bursaries have been 

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Nations Fresh Foods opens in Hamilton

On Saturday, July 13, 2013, the flagship location of Nations Fresh Foods   vofficially opened in 55,000 square feet at the Bay Street (west) entrance of Lloyd D. Jackson Square. This is the second location for Nations Fresh Foods. The first one opened in Woodbridge Square, at Hwy 7 and Weston Rd. Vaughan, ON, August 2012. 

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EFFIGY of President Aquino being set to fire by demonstrators.

Philippine Reporter’s Eyewitness Account: People’s SONA dispersed

25 Canadians participated By Dyan Ruiz MANILA–The Philippine Reporter witnessed first-hand the violent dispersal of protestors at the people’s rally during President Aquino’s speech to the country in his annual State of the Nation Address (SONA). Dozens of Canadians were among the thousands of Filipinos who marched and protested. The People’s SONA rally in Quezon 

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Most Earth scientists agree that future sea levels will rise at a greater pace than during the last 50 years. Coastal communities will suffer the most, as flooding from rising water levels will force millions of people out of their homes. Pictured: flooding in Marblehead, Massachusetts caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012.
PHOTO: The Berkes

EARTHTALK: Sea level rises not letting up anytime soon

EarthTalk® Dear EarthTalk: Hurricane Sandy brought more sea water onto shorelines than I’d ever witnessed before and many communities near where I live are now being required to raise their homes up. What is the prognosis for sea level rise in the years immediately ahead? –Scott P., Fairfield, CT Since sea level measurements were first 

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Caregiver with terminal cancer raises money to see son

By Dyan Ruiz A caregiver with terminal cancer is raising money to bring her son from the Philippines so she can be with him in Canada. Edna Aldovino left the Philippines when her son was five years old to work abroad in 1999. Since then, she has worked in four countries to support her son, 

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Ruben Cusipag writes 30

Pictures from the past

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∞ By Voltaire de Leon

Ode to the Tarsier

∞ By Voltaire de Leon Tarsier vs. Pusit. Yeah, that’s me up there. A  tarsier.  After that infestigative  journalist – or as my Latino friend pronounces it ‘whorenalist’ — called my friends tarsiers in his pathetic attempt to ridicule them, I decided I’m a tarsier, too.  He – wasisname –, stupidly, gives us the greatest 

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