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Kev PANLILIO AFTER HIS ACT OF HEROISM

Youth punched after stopping domestic violence

By Jennilee Austria On Saturday night (March 21) at 12:30 a.m. while waiting for his father to pick him up at a Brampton bus terminal, 22 year-old Kev Panlilio saw a man screaming at a young woman. When the man punched her so hard that he could hear it through his headphones, Panlilio, the lone 

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Representatives from Migrante Ontario, 
iWWorkers, Gabriela Canada and Anakbayan Toronto rallied outside of the Philippine Consulate.

Rally for OFW rights

ON Flor Contemplacion’s 20th death anniversary on, members of Migrante Ontario, iWWorkers, Gabriela Canada, and Anakbayan Toronto held a rally on Friday, March 20 outside of the Philippine Consulate in Toronto. Twenty years ago, Contemplacion was hanged despite insufficient evidence that she murdered another Filipina worker and her three year-old ward in Singapore. As Migrante 

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THE GOLDEN COMMEMORATIVE BOOK

A fitting memento for a golden milestone

UP Prep Class ‘65 Celebrates its 50th Anniversary An event that brings good things to one’s life always matters, and takes on a significant meaning when it hits the golden anniversary mark. It is a milestone worth celebrating and even documenting in a book. And so, when the University of the Philippines Preparatory School Class 

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From left: Marco Sison, Eva Eugenio, Rico J. Puno and Hajji Alejandro

Rico J. Puno, Marco Sison, Hajji Alejandro and Eva Eugenio in TO

OPM Legend Concert on March 7, 2015 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre PICTORIAL BY ARIEL RAMOS

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Stop the mass deportation of thousands of immigrants on April 1st

We the undersigned support the many migrant workers who are facing deportation because of this unjust law, as described below. We have read and understood the implications of these cruel changes and demand that they be ended, and that the thousands currently facing deportation be landed as permanent residents in Canada. Those arriving in the future must have 

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Learn about the 4 and 4 rules

As of on April 1st, 2015, all low-waged migrant workers employed under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program and Live-In Caregiver / Caregiver Program who have worked in Canada for more than four years will be banned from continuing to work in Canada and forced to leave. They will also be barred from returning to Canada as 

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Ricky Cuenca, ANCOP president, donates $3,000 cheque for victims of typhoon Yolanda through Congen Mahilum-West, with PCCF officers led by Rosemer Enverga. The fund was raised in the despedida party of the same evening.  PHOTO: HG

Filipino community bids adieu to Ambassador Mahilum-West

Members of the Filipino community in Canada bid farewell to newly appointed Philippine Ambassador to the Kingdom of Jordan with concurrent jurisdiction over the Palestine Republic, Her Excellency Junever Mahilum-West. The Despedida Party held March 21st at the St. Ohrid Macedonian Banquet Hall in Toronto, was hosted by the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF), headed 

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Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC) says Farewell to our beloved Consul General Junever Mahilum-West with a Party

MFFC Farewell to Congen Mahilum-West

Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC) says Farewell to our beloved Consul General Junever Mahilum-West with a Party

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Free movie screening of ‘Thy Womb’

In commemoration of National Women’s Month, the Philippine Consulate General of Toronto (PCG) in partnership with the Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre (KCCC) invites the public to a free movie screening of the critically-acclaimed movie “Thy Womb” on March 29, 2015 at 3 PM at the KCCC Grand Hall, 5225 Orbitor Drive, Suite 3, Mississauga, ON. 

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What’s Wrong With ‘Partnership’?

An Asian Perspective To The Trans-Pacific Partnership BAYAN Canada and the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) invite you to join us. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:30-9:00 pm Ontario Public Service Employees Union Membership Centre 31 Wellesley Street East, Toronto Guest: Amy Padilla, Deputy General Secretary IBON International (Philippines)* The Trans-Pacific Partnership 

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