Statement on Sagay 9 Massacre

Vancouver District and Labour Council The VDLC stands in the solidarity with the National Federation of Sugar Workers in the Philippines in the wake of the massacre of the “Sagay 9”. The following motion was adopted at our regular meeting yesterday evening with regards to these horrible and unacceptable murders of union activists: Subject: Condemning 

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Dear Kuya Allos: Getting ready to transition

Dear Kuya, I want to start taking testosterone but I don’t know where to go. I have been thinking about it for a long time even when I was still in the Philippines and I think I’m ready now. When I think about it, I get excited! I started telling my close friends to call 

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Councillor Rowena Santos at Talakayan Radyo Filipino

Brampton City Councillor-elect Rowena Santos and parents Roque and Fe Santos, special guests of Talakayan Radyo Filipino show at Pinoy Radio Station, with TRF producer May Cabrias and granddaughter Makayla and staff Bobby Achacon, Nelson Galvez and Tony A. San Juan on November 17, 2018. (Photo provided by May Cabrias)

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Stand up comedians AJ Tamiza, Le Chazz in T.O.

The Dazzlers Entertainment, together with JJavier Digital Media and JVF Productions, will present a stand-up comedy show to welcome 2019 at the Toronto Pavilion (located at 190 Railside Road, Toronto) on January 12, 2019, Saturday. The show will feature the exciting comedian/singer tandem of AJ Tamiza and Le Chazz, regular performers in Philippine television and  at 

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The upside to Social Media?

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com We hear about social media every day, and it’s often in a negative context – as in excessive screen time, dependence on technology, and the psychological problems attributable to the platforms themselves, including a constant need to check one’s accounts, high levels of stress based on what one reads online (even 

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Health-more water

More Water = Fewer UTIs

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Women are more likely to suffer urinary tract infections (UTIs) than men, primarily because the female urethra is shorter, which makes it easier for bacteria to reach the bladder. Certain types of birth control can also elevate the risk, and risk heightens when a woman reaches menopause. Regardless of the cause, 

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The Unhealthy Holidays: 5 worst things you can do

By Editorial Staff ToYourHealth.com Another year winding down means another string of holidays to test our health will. The last two months of the year bring seemingly endless trips to visit relatives, malls and other hectic locales far from the comfort of your regular exercise and fitness routine. That’s danger with a capital D when 

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Author in a photo op with Probinsyano lead actor Coco Martin in a chance encounter in an occasion at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help University in Las Pinas City some three years ago.

DILG, PNP cannot censor Probinsyano

By Atty. Romulo B. Macalintal The reported plan of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to sue the producers of popular television series, Ang Probinsyano, “if it does not change its plot anytime soon,” is plain and simple censorship and an attack against freedom of expression. While 

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Parliament adopts June as Filipino Heritage Month

By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter They came by the busload to witness the official announcement in Ottawa and to express appreciation of the Filipino community, celebrating after the passage of Motion 155. Several groups, from Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto, joined the receptions at the Parliament Hill with dignitaries that include Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 

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Councillor Jocelyn Curteanu: More minority 
representation needed in political office

Pinay Canadian wins third term as Councillor in Whitehorse, Yukon

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter Being a city councillor at Whitehorse, Yukon isn’t easy. Jocelyn Curteanu, 48, who was recently elected for a third term, juggles the part-time councillor position with a job at CanNor (Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency). And she’s also a mother to her four children: Jordan, 27, Brendan, 20, 

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