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Joe Rivera with his paintings
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Joe Rivera’s first solo: Old photographs, new paintings, July 24-30

Beyond Images | First solo art exhibit of Joe Rivera TORONTO—An emerging artist from the Filipino Canadian community seeks to give Torontonians a new take on his immigrant and socio-political experience in Beyond Images, an art exhibit that will run July 24-30 at Ben Navaee Gallery. Canadian artist Joe Rivera has painted from Ingmar Bergman’s moving 

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35th Filipino Pilgrimage at Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ontario, Aug. 1

  TORONTO – On Saturday, August 1, 2015, Filipino pilgrims, with their families and friends, will gather together at the Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ontario, for the 35th consecutive year. Under the auspices of the Archdiocesan Filipino Catholic Mission, headed by Fr. Ben F. Ebcas, Jr., it is a yearly celebration of our faith, of 

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Presentation on Defamation by Lawyer Mark A.B. Donald

Summary of presentation to the Philippine Press Club of Ontario, June 24, 2015 at Casa Manila, Toronto DEFAMATION: WHAT IT IS The starting point for any discussion of defamation law is an understanding of what “defamation” actually means. Defamation can be divided into two sub-sections: (1) libel (written defamation); and (2) slander (spoken defamation). For 

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Pictorial: Philippine Press Club of Ontario lawyer speakers forum, June 24 2015

Philippine Press Club Ontario (PPCO) Speakers Series at Casa Manila, June 24, 2015 Featuring Mark Donald on Defamation and Ramon Andal on Mental Health and the Law

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Pinoy Fiesta Pictorial By Hermie Garcia

Photos of some of the highlights of Pinoy Fiesta, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, June 27, 2015

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New Filipino Canadian lawyer called to the Bar of Ontario

“God’s delays are never God’s denial”, from Og Mandino’s book, “Gift of Acabar.” After a long and strenuous path, the Law Society of Upper Canada called George M. Garvida to the Bar of Ontario. Finally, after returning to Canada with his family, becoming a full-pledged lawyer is sweeter the second time around. Atty. Garvida finished 

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Sarah Steele, Grade 8, graduated with Top Academic Distinction Student Award at St. John of the Cross Catholic School on June 25, 2015, held at Portuguese Cultural Centre in Mississauga. Proud parents are Zeny and Wes.

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Crowd thickens further towards late afternoon, awaiting the festival's stars from the Philippines led by Gerald Anderson. PHOTO: Ariel Ramos

Toronto preps up for Taste of Manila II, August 22 to 23

From August 22 to 23, at least a kilometer of the Bathurst-Wilson northward stretch will host the Taste of Manila, the biggest free and open street summer festival of a growing and resilient Filipino-Canadian community in Toronto. Following a spectacular first edition last year, the Taste of Manila reasserts itself as among the city of 

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Cordillera peoples speak up, seek international support

By Artemio Borba TORONTO – The people remain steadfast, says Audrey Beltran, Cordillera human rights advocate. Lacub, a hinterland town in the mountainous province of Abra, has been the site of “atrocious war crimes” by the government, including the death of Recca Noelle Monte and six other members of the New People’s Army as well 

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Open Letter from Michael Chan

Ontario’s Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade replies to Globe and Mail’s story casting doubts on his loyalty to Canada June 17, 2015 I wish to make a statement about the recent Globe & Mail articles that repeat 5-year-old, unfounded suggestions about me. I am grateful to Premier Wynne for her early and definitive 

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