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PIDC releases mid-year events list

The Philippine Independence Day Council – PIDC, Canada›s 17- year old Filipino Canadian community-based organization recently released its heritage  and culture -focused schedule of events and activities from May 28 to August 27, 2017: • Mabuhay Cup Golf Tournament.  Sunday, May 28, 2017. Granite Ridge Golf Club, 9503 Dublin Line, Milton. Price: $150 includes lunch, golf and car $45 

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iRemit Bathurst branch celebrates 11th Anniversary

By Dindo Orbeso IREMIT, a leading money remittance company in Canada celebrated the 11th anniversary of its branch located at 3776 Bathurst Street Corner Wilson Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on April 8, 2017,(Saturday). Holy Mass was officiated by Father Anthony T. Pizarro CICM of St. Paschal Baylon Church. On hand at the event, emphasizing service 

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Perfect your posture, improve your health

By Dr. George I. Traitses Ever try balancing a book on your head (for more than a second)? To do it, you need more than just patience; you need ideal posture. One hundred and thirty thousand years ago, when residents of the planet possessed complete Neanderthalic characteristics, posture wasn’t really that high on the list 

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Childhood obesity: A big risk factor for Type 2 Diabetes

By Dr. George I. Traitses Our cultural shift of late to embrace bodies of all shapes and sizes hasn’t erased the unfortunate fact that being overweight or obese can have a dramatic effect on your health. Obesity is associated with diabetes, heart disease and other conditions, and the statistics are getting worse, not better. What’s 

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Set the stage for sleep

By Dr. George I. Traitses We’re learning more and more every day about the power of a good night’s sleep, and yet too many of us still don’t achieve it on a regular basis. What can we do? Half the battle lies in how we prepare for sleep. Here are four ways to help ensure 

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Too much TV is bad news for your lungs?

By Dr. George I. Traitses You’ve probably heard that too much time spent watching television can contribute to obesity, and that too much time spent anywhere without moving (for example, on a plane) can elevate the risk of a blot clot – but what about too much television time leading to a potentially fatal blot 

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Paying it forward with public service

Dr. Eileen de Villa as City of Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health By Veronica C. Silva Not everyone is born and raised in a life of bliss and blessings. Life is simply not fair. But that does not necessarily mean all this abundance can be limited to the one percent. In Toronto, in the midst 

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Campaign for Mercy, Compassion

Good enough to work, good enough to stay Mercedes Benitez has worked hard in Canada. She cares for elderly Canadians who want to age in place. She has filled a void in our labour market.  By coming to work in Canada, she sacrificed her role as a mother so that she could provide for her 

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Help Gee-u take care of his family

Two years ago, Gee-u Guillero was diagnosed with a rare leukemia called Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML). Living in the Philippines at the time, he kept the leukemia at bay with a targeted chemo medication. Last year, Gee-u, his wife Aileen Rose Llagas and 2-month-old twin girls Alecka and Alexis moved to Canada. By the time he 

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Deaf-mute college graduate joins DOLE internship program

A deaf-mute college graduate from Tacloban City has proven that disability is not a hindrance to providing public service. Ma. Merliza Montibon, a deaf-mute college graduate of Hotel and Restaurant Services at AMA Computer Learning Center is now part of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office No. 8 family after being qualified 

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