Maximize your golden years

By Dr. George I. Traitses Are you approaching the so-called “Golden Years”: the time of life after retirement from active work? Free from the constraints of a job / boss / workplace, you can at last enjoy the freedom to do what you want, when you want – or at least that’s how it’s supposed 

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Congen Prospero: On same mandates, local groups’ demands and open-door policy

By Althea Manasan Despite all the uncertainty and controversy surrounding Philippine foreign policy since the inauguration of President Rodrigo Duterte four months ago, for the Philippine Consulate General in Toronto, it’s mostly business as usual. Located in Midtown, inside a building nestled between a Brazilian steakhouse and a casual Indian restaurant, the office is a 

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From left: Deputy Gen. Bernadette Fernandez, Bern Jagunos, Rafunzel Korngut, Congen Rosalita Prosero, Pet Cleto, Connie Sorio and Sarah Salise.

Toronto groups seek justice for IPs, independent probe of Oct. violence

By Pet G. Cleto Indignant over the violation by police forces of the Duterte government’s maximum tolerance policy regarding protest rallies, a number of representatives from progressive  organizations in Toronto registered their calls for justice with Philippine Consulate officials last October 25. Community leaders from Migrante Ontario, GABRIELA Ontario, Anakbayan Toronto, the International Coalition for Human 

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Bayan-USA Chair Bernadette Ellorin with Petronila Cleto of Gabriela Ontario.  (Photo LQ)

Problem is not Trump but global monopoly capitalism, says Bayan-USA chair

On U.S. Presidential Election: By Lui Queaño The recent U.S. presidential elections that proclaimed Donald Trump as the winner created troubling reactions within the Fil-Am community and stirred up waves of protest actions across the United States, according to Bayan-USA chair Bernadette Ellorin. Ellorin is not surprised that people have reacted badly to Trump’s election 

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HOR Probe on Bilibid Drugs

Dayan, Espinosa: Who’s telling truth on drug money for De Lima?

MANILA, Philippines – The government’s 2 key witnesses against Senator Leila de Lima have different versions of when and how alleged drug money was brought to the embattled senator. Testifying before the House committee on justice on Thursday, November 24, De Lima’s ex-aide and former boyfriend, Ronnie Dayan, insisted that the last time he received 

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Putting an end to “sanctuary cities” is among the bullying tactics being adopted by an incoming Trump administration, writes Dr. Binoy Kampmark. 
Credit: Center for Immigration Studies, Washington D.C.

Trump’s Impossible Deportation Goals

Written by  New Canadian Media Commentary by Dr. Binoy Kampmark in Melbourne, Australia Throughout the campaign for the White House, Donald Trump sensationalized one of the great sores of U.S. political and social life: the issue of immigrants, notably the undocumented, and what his presidency would do to them. As Trump asserted to Lesley Stahl on 60 

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Filipino community and international supporters in The Hague, Netherlands.

#MarcosNoHero protests go global

Overseas Filipino workers and Filipino immigrants in different parts of the world added their voices in denouncing the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani (LNMB). Migrante International chapters in Hong Kong, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Canada, United 

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Part of the 150-strong youth delegates from Canada, Philippines, U.S. and Europe. (PHOTOS: HG)

Anakbayan Canada launched in Toronto

By Pet G. Cleto The historic launch of the Canada-wide youth organization of Anakbayan took off successfully on the November 18-20 week-end of 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, with some 150 participants in attendance. It is the second overseas country-wide Anakbayan organization, the first being Anakbayan U.S.A. Youth and their advocates flocked to the University of 

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Librarian David Fernandez receives latest issue of The Philippine Reporter from Publisher Hermie Garcia, joined by Mila Garcia, Norman Garcia, Leslie Gesell and students Daniel and Isabelle Avila, Domenic and Serena de Vera

U of T library gives Reporter staff, guests special annual tour

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library tour for Reporter staff and students By Mila Astorga-Garcia TORONTO – A deck of 16 rectangular art cards published several decades ago that could be combined three million picturesque ways; an original copy of the oldest biblical history of humankind printed on velum; a heavy little volume with a metal 

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Gabriela Ontario Submissions to the Parliament

By GABRIELA-Ontario GABRIELA Ontario is a Toronto-based feminist organization that addresses Filipino women’s issues, rights and welfare, advocating and campaigning for their issues in Canada as well as for their families in the Philippines. Being part of GABRIELA Philippines, the largest feminist coalition in that country, composed of over a hundred women’s organizations, GABRIELA-Ontario also 

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