Rosemer Enverga wins defamation case against Minda Neri

By Gloria Rafanan The lawsuit against Minda Neri that began in 2012 and dragged on for nearly 3 years has finally been resolved in Rosemer Enverga’s favor. Enverga sued Neri in Small Claims Court for defamation based on Neri’s statements made at a press conference insinuating that Enverga had not fully accounted for the proceeds 

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Students helping at Tala, an ANCOP build site.
(PHOTOS: Catholic Student 

Student service trips to PH change lives

TCDSB Service Trip encourages students to “Be the Change” in the Philippines By Jennilee Austria This winter break, 24 Toronto Catholic District School Board high school students will embark on the annual service trip to the Philippines. With the help of two TCDSB teachers and his father, Bernie Consul, TCDSB staff member Michael Consul has 

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PHB Officers with guests.

PHB marks 35th year

Philippine Heritage Band marks 35th year Oct. 3, 2015, Holiday Inn, Dixon Rd PHOTOS: HG  

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PHB Book Launch Oct. 3, 2015, Holiday Inn

OSCAR L. FARIÑAS, PHB founder, displays the book he authored, For Love of Race: the Story of Philippine Heritage Band, during the 35th anniversary celebration of the organization. With him is wife, Shoney Fariñas.

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A Conversation with Dr. Yen Le Espiritu

Filipino-American, Filipino Canadian: Location: OCAD University, 100 McCaul St., Room 230, Time: 7:30pm – 9:00 pm, October 9th 2015 Filipinos/as in the US and Canada have many similarities and differences. Both share a rich history of migration, along with a diasporic notion of belonging and community formation. Compared to their kababayan in the US, however, 

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Michael Levitt

The Conservative government has misled immigrant communities

NORTH YORK– “Stephen Harper ruined Canada’s live-in caregiver program. In doing so, he has betrayed the Filipino community of Canada,” said Michael Levitt, Liberal candidate for York Centre.  “While claiming to fix the program, Harper gave newcomers uncertainty: fewer jobs, no path to citizenship, and no reunification for their families.” “Over the past 15 years, 

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Caregiver Action Centre replies to MP Adler

We are the Caregivers Action Centre – a group of current and former live-in Caregivers from Philippines, Japan, Latin America and Indonesia – are happy to see Mr Mark Adler accepts that Caregivers are ‘subject to rules that make us vulnerable to abusive work environments’. We hope that this means that Mr Adler, as well 

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MP Mark Adler replies to Philippine Reporter article on caregivers

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Please see the below on behalf of Conservative candidate Mark Adler. It is in response to a flawed article that recently appeared in your publication (Caregivers deplore new program, Sept. 11, 2015). I write to correct the record for your readers. A recent article in your publication contained information that was 

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Dr. Philip Kelly, third from left, keynote speaker of the event, with Ambassador Petronila Garcia (2nd from right) Consul General Rosalita S. Prospero (2nd from left). Ronnie de la Gana (3rd from right).

#Ikaw Na: Young Filipino Canadian Leaders Summit Pictorial by Hermie Garcia

#Ikaw Na ” Empowerment in Action” September 26, 2015, YWCA Center Toronto – 87 Elm Street

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NDP MPP Gilles Bisson’s PMB to cap executive salaries fails to pass second reading

QUEEN’S PARK –NDP MPP Gilles Bisson’s Private Member’s Bill Capping Top Public Sector Salaries Act failed to pass its second reading in the legislature this afternoon (Oct. 1). The bill sought to cap salaries in the public sector that exceed twice that of the Premier’s – currently $209,000 per year. Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath 

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