“The Future is Yours” - Ezra Baltazar, Paolo Dela Cruz, and Jim Castor.

Youth get free career support at NPower Canada

By Jennilee Austria Community Liaison NPower Canada In the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, there are 83,000 youth who are not working, in training or in school, and employment agencies are finding innovative ways to help. As the new Community Liaison at NPower Canada, I’ve noticed something special: young Filipinos leaving jobs in factories, retail, 

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Cool, hazy, dreamy

By Lui Queaño The Philippine Reporter Uppercase’s self-released Christmas single Babalik (Returning) is, in a word, pretty cool. The first Christmas single of this local Toronto pop indie rock Original Pinoy Music (OPM) band, is soft with crispy lead guitar parts, toned bass, synths, thoughtful guitar work and distinct vocals. Mark de Leon’s gentle voice 

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Petronila (Pet) Cleto, Oct. 18, 1945 – Jan. 11, 2018

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Rizal Canada Commanders

121st Rizal Martyrdom Celebration

The Knights of Rizal Canada headed by Region Commander Sir Eduardo C. Prillo, KGOR, celebrated the 121st Rizal Martyrdom in Toronto on December 20, 2017. Consul Edwin Mendoza of the Toronto Consular Office gave the inspirational talk and led the Wreath laying on Dr. Jose P. Rizal bust. Induction of new Rizal Knights During this 

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From left: Hermie Garcia, Thomas Saras, Mila Garcia, Emmanuel Ayiku; seated, from left: Sandie De Freitas,  guest, and Norman Hart.

Ethnic Press Holiday Party


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Sitting from left: Faithful  Mashall SK Rudy Montaniel, 
PGK, FDD, PFN; guest  Faithful Master Joseph Mathews and 
Ontario Marshall  
SK Jerry Hayes, 
Standing from left: KC #2113 Faithful 
SK Rod Sanchez, PGK, FDD, PFN, and SK George R. Poblete, PGK, FDD, PFN, FDD.

KC # 2113 Bishop C.P.Greco Assembly Christmas Party

The Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Knights of Bishop Charles P. Greco Assembly # 2113 celebrated their Christmas Party at St. Aidan’s Church Hall in Scarborough. Over a hundred knights and ladies joined in singing of the Christmas Carols and had a delicious dinner served by the Ladies. Main guest was Faithful Master Joseph Mathews. 

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Hosts Sir Joe Daniels and Sir Jun Calaguio with Knights, Ladies and Guests.

Rizal Don Valley Chapter Christmas Party

The Rizal Don Valley Chapter headed by Sir Joe Daniel and Sir Jun (and Lady Ining) Calaguio held their ‘Pasiklaban Paskor 2017’ Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. It was a joyous celebration of Christmas among the Knights, Ladies and guests at Christina’s Restaurant at Bathurst Ave. The 90 guests include Rizal Region Executives 

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KAREN Pascual-Binaday, new PIDC President

PIDC has new Executive and Board

TORONTO–On Dec. 10, 2017, the Philippine Independence Day Council, Toronto (PIDC) conducted its elections, in order to select its new Officers and Board of Directors, who will be serving with the organization for the next two years (2018/19). Those selected will be involved in organizing various community events such as: the annual Miss Philippines and 

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PCCF 2018 Schedule of Events

Mrs. Philippines Canada Pre Pageant April 28, 2018, Saturday 6:00 PM – 1:00 AM Macedonian Banquet Hall (St. Clement Of Ohrid) 76 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, ON Little Miss Phils. Canada Pre Pageant Little Mr. Phils. Canada Pre Pageant May 5, 2018, Saturday 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Korean Centre, 1133 Leslie St., Toronto Miss Phils. 

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Kabalen serves up some Capampangan classics

By Irish Mae Silvestre Most home cooks might be willing to forgo an ingredient or two but not Capampangan cooks, according to Jonald Quinto, chef and owner of Kabalen, a five-year old turo turo style restaurant that’s been holding its own in the Wilson and Bathurst area by serving up the best of Capampangan cuisine. 

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