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NA’EEMA TICZON GARCIA

Fil-Can girl to compete in int’l softball tournament in Singapore

Na’eema Ticzon Garcia, a 12-year old Filipino Canadian studying in Dubai, was chosen by the Dubai Little League to participate in an U14 all-girls softball tournament in Singapore in March, 2018. The event will be Garcia’s first international competition in this sport. It was a pleasant surprise for the parents, Lawrence Garcia and Liise Ticzon, 

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5-year old Sinag wins contest for speech on migrant workers

TORONTO–Filipino-Canadian Sinag Esguerra Edades, a 5-year old Senior Kinder Student, won First Prize in the 2018 Annual Speech Contest of Baycrest Public School held on January 26, 2018. His winning speech, which he wrote on his own, to the amazement of his teacher, Mrs. Stewart, was very well applauded by parents, faculty and students of 

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With Compass APP, OFWs can access home and help wherever

For many of our Filipino workers, migration is tantamount to a better life, not only for themselves, but more importantly their loved ones. At present, there are approximately 10 million documented Filipinos working abroad spread out in 170 countries. The dream is realized. Parents are able to send their kids to school. Children are able to send money 

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Immaculate Heart of Mary Block Rosary celebrated its 40th Anniversary

Among the oldest organized Block Rosary group in Toronto, this group continues to pray the Rosary. It celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a Rosary prayer meeting at Jing and Tessie Guerrero’s home in Scarborough. This group was started by Mrs. Lulu Boufard, together with the parents of the present members, namely Mrs. Ludy Andres, Mrs. 

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Memorial service for Pet Cleto

Sunday, January 28, 2018, York Funeral Centre, 160 Beecroft Road, North York

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Kids and Concussions: A parent primer on initial assessment

You’re at your 10-year-old’s soccer game and he’s just collided with a member of the opposing team while fighting for a ball in the air. Unfortunately, the two hit heads and both leave the field crying, but clearly conscious. By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com It’s a youth game on an elementary-school field, so barring the presence 

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Every sixth breath we take, we drain our brain

By Maria Isabel Garcia Rappler Breathe in, breathe out. Do that 6 times. Now, check your phone. Breathe in, breathe out. Do that again 6 times. Now, check your phone. We interact with our smartphones as often as every after 6 breaths we take. That is how coupled we are with our phones. That is 

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COP GUILTY IN DEATH OF TEEN

‘DANGEROUS DRIVING CAUSING DEATH’ By Mila Astorga-Garcia The Philippine Reporter TORONTO–A 12-person jury has found a York Regional Police officer guilty of “dangerous driving causing death” in the case involving 18-year old Natasha Carla Abogado. The jury decision was read before a Toronto court presided over by Superior Court Justice Todd Ducharme last Wednesday, January 

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From left Mila Magno, Consol Gen. Rosalita Prospero and Oswald Magno in a Dr. Raul Sunico concert last year.

Magno defamation case vs Balita heard in Court

Motion for summary judgement sought by plaintiff By Mila Astorga-Garcia The Philippine Reporter TORONTO–Four and half-years after suing Balita Media Inc., Teresita Cusipag and Romeo Marquez for defamation, Oswald P. Magno’s motion for summary judgement was heard in Ontario Superior Court. Magno’s motion was heard in the sala of Justice Jane Ferguson of the Ontario 

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Mariel (co-owner and general manager) and Marc Buenaventura (chef and owner)

iSLAS: Comfort food with an upscale twist

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter At the November soft opening of Islas BBQ & Bar, chef and owner Marc Buenaventura was excited to finally unveil his restaurant’s menu to family and friends. That is, until it was time to serve the kare-kare. “The one thing I overheard was, ‘Oh, they don’t have bagoong 

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