FilCan youth leader runs for TCDSB Ward 5 trustee

Faith ,Youth and Promise. These are inspirational words which decide and drive a young and intelligent person to aspire for greater participation and leadership within – and -without the Catholic community in the City of Toronto. Rightfully, these are the distinctive traits that best describe Joey Abrenilla, a youthful, faithful and promising and yet, experienced Filipino 

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LBC opens new office on Wilson Ave.

The LBC Mundial Cargo Corporation has opened a new  branch  office at 328 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada on July 5, 2014 (Saturday) which was attended by several  Filipino community leaders. Philippine Consul General Junever Mahilum West, LBC Country Manager Canada Raffy Policarpio, George Poblete, KGCR, the regional commander of the Order of the Knights of Rizal 

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Delegates from the Marikina Valley Host Lions Club, namely: Ruth David, Susan Sardillo, president; Nitz Dumrique, secretary; and Alex Dumrique, Past District Governor, 301-D2. They belong to a delegation from one of 120 clubs worldwide that attended the 97th Annual Convention of Lions Clubs International held last July 4-8 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. About 18,000 Lions, Lionesses and Leos attended.

Other Community Events

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FCT’s Pistahan sa Toronto Pictorials

Nathan Phillips Square, June 15, 2014 PHOTOS: ARIEL RAMOS

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Caffeine May Boost Workout Benefits

By Dr. George Traitses Half of Americans and 55% percent of Canadians consume coffee in the morning, and paired with exercise this habit may help super-charge weight loss.  In a Spanish study published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, athletes who consumed at least 4.5 mg of caffeine per kilogram of 

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Breast Cancer and Vitamin D: A Lifeline for Patients?

By Dr. George I. Traitses It’s well known that Vitamin D has many important health benefits, and new research shows it may help the chances of surviving breast cancer.  In 2007, researchers showed women who took vitamin D (1,100 IU per day) and calcium (1,400-1,500 mg per day) were 77 percent less likely to become 

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Fashion Icons, Rising Stars

Canada Philippine Fashion Week 2014 showcases: By Rachelle Cruz It’s so easy to get lost in and mesmerized by those-oh-flashing-lights, the glitter and glam of bubbly champagne toasts and not-to-be-missed after-parties, the endless photo-ops and red carpet moments with celebrities. But what’s really exciting about Canada Philippine Fashion Week comes right back down to its 

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Francis Libiran’s  creations at Canada Philippine Fashion Week 2014

A Genius in His Craft

Francis Libiran, Architect-turned-fashion designer By Rachelle Cruz It’s fitting that the CPFW capped off the week with a salute to Francis Libiran, the most-awaited, most-celebrated A-list Filipino designer.  If you think you’ve seen his best from last year’s 100 Collection, think again. This architect-turned-fashion designer presented his 50-piece collection at the CPFW  Fashion Ball at 

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Julius Manapul’s Cabinet of Queeriosities

Challenges social norms and first impressions By Marissa Largo The Cabinet of Queeriosities (2014) is a new body of work by Manila-born, Toronto-based visual artist Julius Poncelet Manapul. This exhibition took over first floor of the new art space Studio 386 (386 Ontario Street), and consisted of installation, sculpture, animation, digital collage, and mixed media, 

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Thomas Saras, left, President of National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada, and Saad Rafi (right), CEO and Director General of the Toronto 2015 PAN AM/Para PAN AM Games, cut the ribbon at the unveiling of the Volunteer Centre for Pan Am Games 2015.

Sign up to make Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games a success

Volunteers with Roots in the Americas It could all come down to being handed a bottle of water at just the right time, according to Vanessa Restrepo, member of the Karate Senior National Team, as she describes the critical role that volunteers play in the Games. With the years of training and sacrifice that go 

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