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TRAVEL: Ways to save at Canada’s top summer destinations

Russell Hannon, who calls himself an “ultra-economical travel expert” and uses lean principles to travel economically CALGARY, Alta. /Troy Media– If the low-flying loonie sunk your plans to travel abroad, a common misperception amongst travellers is that a thrill abroad is somehow greater than a thrill near home. It’s why so many people travel half 

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Getting ready for the first year of post-secondary

LONDON, ONT.–The high school year is not quite done, and no doubt soon-to-be graduates are thinking more about their prom and graduation parties than they are their pending arrival in the post-secondary world. But school choices are now in, and once summer vacation hits it will be time to start thinking about and preparing for 

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Markham fed seniors

MFFC gets project funded by Ontario

An application to the Government of Ontario‘s Seniors Community Grant program was approved for the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC) for a maximum of $8,000. The grant for “Seniors’ Health, Fitness and Trip Project” will allow our ever growing membership of seniors to go on trips, learn brain games, Zumba and ballroom dancing. The 

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Sen. Enverga questions Canada 150 spending

OTTAWA–The Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr., Senator from Ontario, expressed concern upon learning of the millions of dollars that the Liberal government is doling out in additional spending as the total cost of Canada 150 celebrations continues to rise. “Canada’s 150th birthday is certainly cause to celebrate and reflect on how fortunate we are to 

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Halo halo fest back Aug. 27

Gear up for Sunday August, 27. Halo Halo Fest or H2O Fest is coming to you at the Artscape Wychwood Barns. Located at Christie & St. Clair West, the Wychwood Barns was home to H2O every August, the first two in 2014 and 2015. H2O chose August because it’s the month of the martyrdom of 

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Virgin of Peñafrancia

Invitation to all Bicolanos and Bicolanas

Devotees to the Virgin of Peñafrancia The 8th. month Novena Devotions to the Virgin of Peñafrancia will be on August 20, 2017 Sunday. (third Sunday of August). Feast Day Celebrations will be on the September 16, 2017. This month’s Novena Devotions: Date: August 2, 2017, Sunday Place: Our Lady of Assumption Church (OLA), 2565 Bathurst 

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GMA Pinoy TV heads west to celebrate PH Independence in Canada

After a lively Pinoy Fiesta and Trade Show sa Toronto with Kapuso Ultimate Star Jennylyn Mercado and Boobay, GMA Pinoy TV brings Kapuso actress Glaiza de Castro to Vancouver to headline Pinoy Fiesta: Unang Hirit sa Tag-Init in continuation of its Philippine Independence celebrations in Canada. Jennylyn and Boobay takes fun to the next level 

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Losing ZZZs? Melatonin could be what you need

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com We all know the feeling of being a little tired; maybe you had to work late to meet a deadline, or perhaps you stayed up with your sick child. These are situations we all encounter at some point, but dealing with insomnia is a different beast. Insomnia entails lying awake, looking 

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Even thirdhand smoke is dangerous

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com As if the documented dangers of primary and secondhand smoke aren’t enough to sway people from the habit, now comes research suggesting that even thirdhand smoke – defined by the Mayo Clinic as “residual nicotine and other chemicals left on a variety of indoor surfaces by tobacco smoke” can be harmful. 

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Team Canada

3 Filipinos bag 12 of Canada’s 21-Medal Haul in World ‘Talent Olympics’

By Kermin Fortes-Soriano REGINA–Olan Estrella and Patricia Gabriella Abdon from Regina, SK, and Thea Cruz from Brossard, QC, picked up 12 of Canada’s 21-medal haul in the recently-concluded 21st Annual World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA), which was held in Long Beach, California. The three Filipinos were part of the seven-member team of talents who 

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