Marshall McLuhan Fellow PPCO event pictorial by Ariel Ramos

Philippines Press Club Ontario (PPCO) welcomes the 2015 Marshall McLuhan Awardee Joseph Morong; he is the prominent investigative reporter, and series documentary of the GMA Network in the Philippines. The lively discussion of the current events in the Philippines was accompanied by delicious food of FV FOODS at Wilson Avenue and Bathurst Street of Toronto 

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From left to right: Panelists Phillip Crawley, Pierre-Elliott Levasseur and John Cruickshank with moderator Kelly Toughill at the Canadian Journalism Foundation’s “The Challenge of Making News Pay” panel discussion. Photo Credit: Priya Ramanujam

Making News Pay: Ethnic Media Offers Lessons

Written by New Canadian Media By Priya Ramanujam in Toronto Ethnic media may have lessons to offer on connecting to audiences and providing diverse services as traditional news organizations seek new business models in order to make journalism profitable again. The growing challenges of sustaining a news outlet in today’s market was the focus of 

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BOBBY MURPHY, 27 (Photo Credit: Forbes)

Second youngest billionaire is Fil-American

Bobby Murphy, a 27 year old Filipino-American who is the co-founder of the photo and messaging app Snapchat, is the second youngest billionaire in the world. Murphy’s Snapshot co-founder, Evan Spiegel, at 25, is the youngest billionaire, according to Forbes magazine. Murphy, whose net worth as of Feb. 7, 2016, was placed at $1.8 billion, 

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Retro World REtroSPECT Reunion Concert Tour 2016 in T.O.

By Joey Abrenilla Remember those vintage clothings, shoes, hair, stylish fashion, music from the 70s, 80s, 90s up to 2000 and of course, the Philippines’ Retro Pop Music Authority – REtroSPECT! The guys are back and will hit your new year with a grand musical reunion billed as “RetroWorld REtroSPECT Reunion Concert Tour 2016” The 

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Math plum vets complete top 3 in 18th PH Math Olympiad

Medalists in last year’s International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) proved their dominance anew as they comprised the Top 3 winners in this year’s Philippine Mathematical Olympiad (PMO). Farrell Eldrian Wu of MGC New Life Christian Academy, who finished as 1st runner up in the previous PMO, topped the national tilt this time. He was also bronze 

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Pictorial by Ariel Ramos

Mabini Money Remittance gave its customers a Pre-Valentines Appreciation Party at Patricia Kemp Community Centre (Vaughan, Ontario) on Jan. 23, 2016. It was night of games, raffle prices, dances, and delicious foods provided by Jess, Tess and Jeff Mallari. —————————————————————————– Joined birthday celebrations of Cerena Masu, Gina Maderazo Masangkay, and Xandra Maderazo Pangantihon was held 

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Community Round-up

ATI-ATIHAN in TO Sen. Tobias Enverga celebrates Ati-Atihan with the United Aklanon Association of Toronto at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto in Scarborough on January 30, 2016. The UAAT members were also joined by Ontario Opposition Leader Patrick Brown, Toronto Councillor Raymond Cho, Deputy Consul General Jesusa Paez of the Philippine Consulate in 

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Urban planning

Public Engagement in Urban Planning

Public engagement is about taking ownership over the future of your city. Why do city planners engage with the public? Engagement allows City planners to hear about the values and visions of the people who live, work, and play in the city. This helps inform the work we undertake and ensures our policies and plans 

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The Devotees to the Virgin of Penafrancia

Calling all Bicolanos, the scheduled novena devotion to the the Virgin of Penafrancia for the month of February will be on Feb. 21, 2016 (Sunday). The novena devotions starts at 2:00pm; holy rosary followed by the novena prayers and immediately followed by the celebration of the holy mass. Fellowship reception will follow at the church 

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NABA-GTA Basketball League now underway

The North American Basketball Association – Greater Toronto Area Basketball League started its winter competition on January 23, 2016 at the Gymnasium of Glenforest Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario. This is the 10th year that NABA is holding the tournament since February 26, 2007.The games are held every Saturday at Glenforest S.S. from January to 

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