Rebecca, a Toronto university student, receives her prize, a Philippine Reporter 25th anniversary edition mug, from editor Hermie Garcia at Taste of Manila on Bathurst St. and Wilson Ave. last Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. She correctly captioned a photo at the Facebook Page of The Philippine Reporter. (Photo: MG)

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WINNER of The Philippine Reporter 25th anniversary mug

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Rathika Sitsabaiesan opens re-election HQ

SCARBOROUGH NORTH–Rathika Sitsabaiesan opened her re-election campaign office on Saturday, August 22.  Rathika was elected as the Member of Parliament in Scarborough-Rouge River in 2011, the first and only MP of Tamil heritage in Canadian history.  She is running for re-election in Scarborough North for the New Democratic Party. In her speech, Rathika thanked her 

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Lala de Vera speaks as featured guest at the Canada Coconut Festival, David Pecaut Square, Toronto

Lala de Vera wins record for longest Buckoff bull ride at CNE

KALAYAAN Garcia de Vera wins record for longest Buckoff bull ride at the Canadian National Exhibition, Aug. 23, at a record 1 minute, 38 seconds, beating the old record of 1 min. 32 sec., winning a food prize of one huge rack BBQ ribs at CNE’s Northern Comfort Saloon. For Lala, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, 

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PCCF donates $13,000 to ANCOP

The Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) has once again fulfilled its promise of advocating for Charity by walking for the poor at the ANCOP Walk and donated  $13,000. The monetary donation will build more houses for poor families in the Philippines. PCCF through its advocacy of the community by holding events like the very  prestigious 

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PPCO officers, members and guests with former NOTL Mayor Art T. Viola (front, 4th from the right), Aug. 8, 2015. The event included a visit to Joseph’s Estate Wines for some wine-tasting and shopping, as well as the Pavel Varadinek family farm for some fruits and vegetables.
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Annual Picnic at Niagara-on-the-Lake August 8, 2015

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Post-secondary back-to-school tips

1. Make a detailed packing list. Heading to the dorm? Confirm what furniture you may need in addition to what is provided. Apartment-bound? Consider a room-by-room packing list. Check with your roommates to be sure you don’t double-up on coffee pots or ironing boards. 2. Check if there are prohibited items. Dorms generally have a 

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Summer fun.  Hurt! Let’s sue

By Reena Basser We go swimming, running, and generally spend more times outdoors in the summer months. Then we fall.  Then we hurt ourselves.  Then we sprain our ankle. But can we sue the owner of the premises? Many times we can.  The questions the injured person will be asked go like this:  what kind 

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PCCF participated in ‘Taste of Manila at Bathurst and Wilson

The Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) recently participated in the second ‘Taste of Manila’ parade held at the Bathurst and Wilson area in Toronto, to show its support for the Filipino event.

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Taste of Manila Pictorial Aug. 22-23, 2015

Jericho Rosales performing on stage, August 23, 2015 at Bathurst and Wilson (Photos: HG) ;  

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Next Day Better encourages Filipinos to “level up”

By Jennilee Austria On July 30th, at the 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media & Education, community advocates Isa Palanca and Leon Aureus gathered Filipino-Canadian leaders in food, culture, business, and politics to share their successes with the community. The Next Day Better movement began in 2013 in New York City as a response 

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