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INC outreach activity draws thousands to Quirino Grandstand

The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), thru its charitable arm, Felix Y. Manalo Foundation continues to draw thousands to its Lingap sa Mamamayan (Aid to Humanity) this time with 160,000 trooping to the Quirino Grandstand for the latest edition of the homegrown Church’s worldwide outreach program. According to INC General Auditor Glicerio B. Santos Jr., the 

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Pomposa De Veyra Musca (September 19, 1917 – July 21, 2018)

Beloved widow of Rosendo Musca and matriarch of the De Veyra clan, passed away peacefully at her ancestral residence in Tanauan, Leyte, Philippines, surrounded by her loving family. Survived by her immediate family of 10 children (Reynaldo, Raul, Lourdes, Rolando, Leah, Loreta, Rodolfo, Asuncion, Lilia and Sheray) and their families, including 21 grandchildren, and 15 

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Does High Blood Pressure contribute to Alzheimer’s?

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Alzheimer’s is the dreaded buzzword these days, particularly with an aging baby boomer population. Could something as straightforward – and in many cases, easily modifiable – as blood pressure be the cause and solution for Alzheimer’s? According to research published in Neurology, older adults with higher blood pressure are more likely 

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NEW POLL: Dementia ranks as Ontarians’ top concern as they age

TORONTO–When it comes to aging, 67 per cent of Ontarians say dementia or cognitive decline is a top concern according to a new online poll from CARP and the Alzheimer Society of Ontario. Conducted in May, the poll asked 1,000 CARP members (members are generally age 50 and older), with and without a connection to 

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What does poverty look like in Canada?

Survey finds one-in-four experience notable economic hardship More than half of all Canadians see poverty on the rise in their communities today July 17, 2018 – What does it mean to be poor in Canada? Does it mean having to rely on food banks and payday loans to make ends meet? Does it mean struggling 

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Nine Fil-Cans run for Councillors, Trustees

October 22 Municipal Elections in Ontario By Tony A.San Juan, OCT. Nine courageous but ambitious Filipino Canadians have entered the political arena for the coming city civic elections in Ontario. The nine have declared their respective candidacies for civic positions  in the scheduled October 22, 2018 municipal elections in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario. Comparatively, 

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Indak journeys through Filipino culture and history

Dance Concert By Althea Manasan The Philippine Reporter Dozens of talented Filipino dancers and musicians from both Toronto and the Philippines came together last week for an evening of performances celebrating the vibrancy and richness of Philippine culture and history. Indak, a one-night concert held at Fleck Dance Theatre in Toronto, was presented by the 

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A migrant caregiver-mother’s dream come true

Gladys Ayson, Magna Cum Laude By Rick Esguerra In rites held June 11, 2018 at the University of Ottawa, Gladys Ayson graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts (Honors Program) in Psychology. “I had to fight for it,” says Gladys. She was .05 points short of the 8.0 grade point average needed to 

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Consulate celebrates 120th anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto hosted its annual Philippine Independence Day celebration at 160 Eglinton Ave. East the morning of June 12, 2018. The program started with the singing of the Philippine national anthem by the Opera Chorus of the Philippines Quartet as the crowd joined in. 

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Will Duterte go to hell or heaven?

Duterte’s Damnation and Lincoln’s Redemption The 16th President of a religious nation not being religious? It’s just another similarity between Rodrigo Duterte and his hero Abraham Lincoln, both 16th Presidents of their respective republics.  But, though the question remains hotly contested by historians to this very day, there is ample evidence that suggests Lincoln, who 

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