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Concert pays tribute to Pinoy heroes, composers

Isagani (Bong) P. Castillo is not only an educator but a musically inclined young Filipino and even described by Filipinos in Toronto, as a nationalist. He runs a school called Ontario Health Care Academy which offers courses for a personal support workers.  It is a multicultural educational institution in Toronto. On Dec. 30, 2011, Castillo 

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CHEF ROLLY AND WIFE ZENY START A New Restaurant in the community

There is a new food establishment run by Filipino husband and wife entrepreneurs, Rolando P. Palma and Zenaida Escobar, in town! PALMA’S CONTINENTAL CUISINE, located at 445 Midwest Road in Scarborough, Ontario, not only serves Filipino foods, but also American, European and other Asian dishes. Chef Rolly is a capable and creative culinary arts professional 

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LBC Cargo arrives in Toronto

The 20-year old LBC Mundial Cargo Corporation is formally opening its branch in Toronto on Sept. 18, 2010 (Saturday) at 11:30 a.m. at 4500 Sheppard Avenue East, Unit 29, Scarborough, Ontario. Rafael (Raffy) Policarpio, LBC’s cargo manager, revealed that his outfit will serve the Filipino community in Toronto and the province of Ontario both on 

Posted 9 years ago by

Palisoc urges visits to Pangasinan

Quintin Palisoc, president of the Pangasinan Association of Canada (PACA), appealed to all those whose roots are from Pangasinan to visit their hometowns from time to time because of the many developments in their places that are beneficial to the people of their hometowns. Speaking during the 2nd anniversary and induction ball of the Mapandan 

Posted 10 years ago by

First Fil-Can to receive fund for kidney transplant in RP

Danilo Barrido, Filipino-Canadian from Hamilton, Ontario, will be going to the Philippines to undergo a kidney transplant at the Quezon City’s St. Luke’s Medical Center. He has been on dialysis waiting for a kidney transplant here in Ontario for three months. Barrido, who is an Ilongo by origin, realized that for five years waiting period 

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Artist Tiffany Joy Villahermosa: The Incredible Pride of Children

“There is nothing more gratifying than experiencing the innocent smiles, the sheer joy and the incredible pride the children radiate while they express themselves so honestly through their art”. These are the words of, artist Tiffany Joy Villahermosa sharing the rewards of her involvement through various art projects, with Arts for Children and Youth (AFCY). 

Posted 11 years ago by

The Pillars mark 25th year

The Pillars, an organization of Filipino seniors here, will be celebrating its 25th year of founding on August 20, 1:00 p.m., at the Lynch Hall of Our Lady of Lourdes Church Parish, 41 Earl Street, Toronto. The Pillars, headed by it’s president, Francisco Maralag, will be reporting on the accomplishments of the organization in its 

Posted 11 years ago by

New money remittance group formed

Do you want sending money to your loved ones in the Philippines to be fast, reliable, convenient and secured by cutting edge technology? Enter Remit X, a division of the First Global Data Corporation in partnership with Global Xpress, which was officially launched at the Delta East Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, on Saturday, April 26. Two 

Posted 11 years ago by

Brillantes guest at Miss Philippines in Hamilton

His Excellency, Ambassador Jose (Chito) S. Brillantes, will be the guest of honor and speaker during the coronation of the Miss Philippines 2008 Pageant which will be held at the Carmen Banquet and Convention Center in Hamilton, Ontario. According to Ruby Sarmiento Amog, the chairperson of the event and a member of the board of 

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Composer to tap Toronto’s Pinoy singers to interpret his songs

Jun Dadivas, a young musical composer in Toronto, said that he will tap the available talented Filipino-Canadian singers based in Toronto to record the songs he composed as a tribute to a missing young Filipino girl. The missing girl is 20-year old Christina Calayaca who has been missing since August 6, 2007 in Rainbow Falls 

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