Terry Power, CEO, Medisys, TELUS Health and Matthew Embry, director, Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis, a TELUS Health Originals documentary, at a screening in Toronto this week. The film will be available on 
YouTube Nov. 22.

Canada’s public health crisis: Devastating effects of opioid addiction

Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis looks at how this epidemic is impacting families and communities countrywide VANCOUIVER–Today, TELUS released the first installment of its new TELUS Health Originals documentary series, a heartbreaking look at the public health emergency devastating North America through a new documentary: Painkiller: Inside the Opioid Crisis. Available on YouTube and on 

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Your coffee habit is likely contributing to deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in the tropics. 
Credit: Kris Krug, FlickrCC.

EARTHTALK: Greening your coffee habit

By Doug Moss and Roddy Scheer Dear EarthTalk: I drink a lot of coffee and I’m wondering how bad this is for the environment? And how I can make sure I’m feeding my 3-cup-a-day habit in the greenest way possible? – Denny Mahon, Worcester, MA About half of Americans over age 18 (some 150 million of 

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An easy way to keep your baby’s stress levels low

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com What’s a great way to bond with your baby, create a nurturing environment conducive to their development – and keep their stress levels low? Breastfeed them. While research supports various physical health benefits for both mother and child, including a reduced risk of ear and respiratory infections, sudden infant death syndrome, 

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Malaya presents RESBAK Short Film Festival

New York, NY–On Friday, November 30, 2018, The Malaya Movement, Filipino Youth International, and Peace Action at Pace University are pleased to present RESBAK (RESpond and Break the Silence Against the Killings) Short Film Festival – an exclusive screening of Filipino short films about the Drug War, Martial Law (in Mindanao and during the Marcos 

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GABRIELA Ontario supports #FilipinasSpeakOut, stands by Rachelle Cruz

GABRIELA Ontario stands with Toronto-based reporter and TV show host, Rachelle Cruz, in her campaign Filipinas Speak Out (#FilipinasSpeakOut), which aims to raise awareness on sexual violence and empower survivors to speak up and seek help. We also commend her courage in deciding to write her story and use it to uplift others. Sexual assault, 

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Migrant care workers call for labour security, fairness

By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter TORONTO–It’s only a year before the Caregiver Program will expire and thousands of migrant workers in Canada live in fear whether they will be able stay. Care workers who are part of an advocacy coalition held simultaneous news conferences in Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa demanding for immigration 

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2018 Marshall McLuhan Fellow Jeff Canoy

‘Journalism — A mission, more than a job’

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter While people are running away from a volcanic eruption, landslide, earthquake or super typhoon, journalist Jeff Canoy is heading towards it. The correspondent for ABS-CBN joked that he has covered so many natural disasters during his twelve-year career that, even on vacation, people who recognize him assume that 

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Ulam: Filipino food finds its identity

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter The fact that Filipino cuisine has always been on the periphery of the mainstream food scene is a reflection of our culture itself: immigrants adept at assimilating in their adopted country yet forever caught between two worlds. The documentary ‘Ulam: Main Dish’ explores this yearning for an identity 

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2018 Ethnic Press Awards Night

November 9, 2018, Toronto City Hall Rotunda Roland Sintos Coloma, Ph.D., was recently honoured by the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada for Distinghuished Services, in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the fields of education, humanities and community. He was one of the five major recipients of the 2018 NEPMCC Awards honoured 

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DATE WITH HISTORY. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte walks beside President Xi Jinping as he is welcomed in Malacañang by her father President Rodrigo Duterte. (Malacañang photo)

Heightening China-PH economic relations: friends with benefits?

By Rosario Bella Guzman IBON.org There is a growing concern about the phenomenal increase of Chinese capital flowing into the Philippine economy. China has recently overtaken the US in terms of foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows and trade. In the first semester of 2018, FDI from China amounted to US$175 million as compared with Japan’s 

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