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We remember workers killed, injured in ‘job’

Toronto is the National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job. As Canada’s leading and most progressive union, UFCW Canada recognizes the Day of Mourning to remember the countless workers who have tragically died on the job, as well as to honour those who have endured a major injury at work. 

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North York Pinoy Athletic Association holds induction

Spring, once again, is on the air. Places and people are up in welcoming and enjoying the yearly seasonal rites. The North York Pinoy Athletic Association ( NYPAA) celebrated the desirable transition with a Dinner-Dance and Induction of its officers and directors for the 2014-2015 term. The event was held on April 5, 2014 at the Garnet 

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APRIL RAMIREZ SANTOS celebrated her 18th birthday with her sister Kathleen, brother Noel, and parents Joel and Fely; together with her classmates and friends; and relatives from Hawaii, Detroit, Chicago, Montreal, and Vancouver. The event was held at Riviera Parque on April 5, 2014.

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April Ramirez Santos 18th Birthday ————————————————————————– Dory Avenido and Edith Vallena’s Birthdays _______________________________________________ Joint Birthday Celebration of Raymond Mangante and Glenna Orata

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HEALTH: Just start walking

Dr. George I. Traitses Walking – it’s the simplest thing you can do to give yourself a workout. Keep in mind that moving is improving.  Even 15 minutes a day can start you on the way to an activity habit. Walking is the easiest choice when the weather is agreeable, but don’t let a little 

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HEALTH: Top 5 tips for selecting an office chair

Dr. George I. Traitses When shopping for the best ergonomic office chair, getting a chair that fits your unique needs should be the top priority. Not every chair labeled “ergonomic” has all the adjustment features necessary to truly be ergonomic. Here are the top 5 things you need to consider to help you make a 

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HEALTH: The function of a running shoe

By George I. Traitses The function of a running shoe is to protect the foot from the stress of running, while permitting you to achieve your maximum potential. Selecting the right shoe for your foot can be confusing without the proper knowledge. People with low arches, called pronators, will need a shoe that provides stability. 

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Bartlett, Emelita (Nee Albuerne) April 6, 1945 – April 16, 2014

Emily was born in Camarines Norte, the Philippines. She was the second of Emelia and Elices Albuerne’s seven children (Minda, Sol, Enrico, Ramon, Danilo, Reynaldo). In 1968, Emily was the first in her family to come to Canada. Emily initially lived in Montreal. While there, she went on a blind date that proved to be 

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Migrante Canada members dramatize the plight of migrant workers as they call for an end to human trafficking of Filipino migrant workers worldwide.

Good Friday in Toronto: Pinoy groups reenact Jesus’s walk to Calvary

Human trafficking, exploitation of OFWs raised By Veronica C. Silva As the Filipino Christian community worldwide commemorated the most holy and solemn day of the Christian calendar last Good Friday, Pinoy migrant groups in Toronto were not left behind in keeping the tradition. But some of our kababayans offered a non-traditional take on the tradition 

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Moratorium not a solution to the abuses of the TFW Program

Migrante Canada, the broad alliance of 19 Filipino migrant and immigrant groups in Canada, calls attention on the impact of the moratorium on the migrant workers already working in Canada and those with positive pending applications. On April 24, Minister Kenney of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) declared a Canada-wide moratorium of the TFWP 

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CRA releases tax tips and information

Let the Canada Revenue Agency help you practice your trade with all the right tools As a skilled tradesperson, improving your craft is no easy feat. Every day, you try hard to be the best and prove your ability. You’re hands-on, dependable, and take pride in your workmanship. You’ve built up your reputation with clients 

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