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Ms.Gina Aranas with daughters  Incy and Dgin. 
(Photo Courtesy of Rene Sevilla and Stephen Young)

Filipino-Canadian mother introduces skin care line

Entrepreneur Gina Aranas revealed to media and guests the ‘ARANAS Skin Solutions products at a formal launch of her skin care line at the Novotel Toronto Mississauga Centre last August 8,2014 (8.8. at 8 PM). Aranas, a mother of three who migrated to Canada in 2005, decided to create her own skin care line when 

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First Burgosinians global reunion attendees.

First Burgosinians Global Reunion

BURGOSINIANs of Ilocos Sur all over the world and across the USA gathered in Las Vegas. The 3 days event , held July 11-13, 2014 at the Tuscany Suites and Casino, , focuses on the Reunion theme “ Panagiinniliw ( Nostalgia) , Panagtitimpuyog (Togetherness) Panagkakapya (Peace) and Panagraragsak (Celebration ). The global reunion brought out 

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Bicol Canada Community Association spent their picnic, and games at Earl Bales Park on August 2, 2014. President Paeng Nebres gave the raffle prizes away. (PHOTO: ARIEL RAMOS)

Ontario Bikolanos enjoy kaogmahan

TORONTO–Welcoming the rites of summer, Ontario Bikolanos and Bikolanas from the 6 Bicol provinces of Albay, CamarinesÊ Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Masbate and Sorsogon celebrated collectively at an annual potluck picnic and games, dubbed as Bikol Kaogmahan, on August 2, 2014 ( Saturday) at Earl Bales Park, North York, Toronto. With the enshrined image of 

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Local talk show explores life and faith

MISSISSAUGA–Everything from politics to prayer will be featured at a new weekly experience called Lifetree Café. This “conversation café”—located at 1180 Mid-Way Blvd. Unit 1 (2nd Floor Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2B9)—is part of a national network of locations that offer participatory events related to life and faith. The Lifetree Café experience is a scheduled hour 

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Ang mga alamat at katotohanan ng Canadian banking system

Mahigit sa kalahati (56 na porsiyento) ng mga bagong dating sa Canada ay maling naniniwala na kailangan mo ng credit history para maging kwalipikado sa mortgage, ayon sa poll kamakailan ng Royal Bank of Canada. Tinanong ng poll ang mga bagong dating ng isang serye ng mga tanong upang pawiin ang ilang mga alamat at 

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Tips for preventing house fires and saving lives

TORONTO–Every year, fires claim lives and cost millions of dollars in damage; in many cases, these tragedies could be avoided. Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) offers its IBC Top 10:Tips for Preventing House Fires and Saving Lives to help Ontarians protect their families and their homes. “People often believe equipping their house with a smoke 

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‘Gluten-Free’ you can believe

By Dr. George I. Traitses Up until recently, food manufacturers could designate their products “gluten-free” without adhering to any formal or agreed-upon definition. All that has changed with the new U.S. Food and Drug Administration designation, however, now in effect: any products claiming to be gluten-free must have an undetectable level of gluten (fewer than 

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Find your purpose for a long, healthy life

By Dr. George I. Traitses New research suggests that people who feel they have a “purpose” in life tend not only to be happier, but to live longer, too. Patrick Hill, a researcher in Ottawa, Canada, looked at middle aged and older Americans, scoring more than 6,000 people on their responses to statements like, “some 

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HEALTH-Laughter

Laughter: The best medicine

By Dr. George I. Traitses It can reduce stress, improve the immune system, and relieve pain: laughter is indeed a great medicine. To this end, “Laughter Clubs” have sprung up all over the world where participants, often those suffering from chronic illness, come together for laughter and breathing exercises. Developed by a doctor from India, 

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Treat, disinfect with honey

By Dr. George I. Traitses Honey offers a soothing treasure chest of properties for those dealing with minor wounds and illness. It has powerful antibacterial properties, and studies have shown it can destroy almost all strains of bacteria common to minor wounds. Honey also can also help soothe sore lips, relax the mind and nervous 

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