Fluvial Parade

Invitation to all devotees of the Virgin of Peñafrancia By Paeng Nebres (BCCA President) September 19, 2015 (Saturday) is the Feast Day of our Lady of Peñafrancia, the Patroness of theBicol Region in the Philippines. The Devotees of the Virgin of Peñafrancia of the Bicol Canada Community Association (BCCA) together with the Organizers of the 

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History + Art = Peace

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII and celebrate the pursuit of peace, ALPHA is partnering with local community organizations to host a series of events titled “History + Art = Peace”. We hope that through the film screenings, play readings, musical performances, and visual art exhibitions, you will have a renewed spirit 

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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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Diwa ng Kasarinlan 2015, a Free event!

Anakbayan-Toronto happily invites everyone to the fourth annual Diwa ng Kasarinlan (DnK), Spirit of Independence, to commemorate the 123rd year founding of the Katipunan and to celebrate the continuous efforts by Filipinos worldwide for genuine independence in the Philippines.   DnK is aninitiative by Filipino youthto commemorate the 123rd year founding of the Katipunan, the 

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Oliver’s peek-a-boo game comes to an end

Dear editor, It’s no wonder Finance Minister Joe Oliver has been in hiding, refusing to answer questions about his management of the economy in the House of Commons on most days. There’s simply nothing good Mr. Oliver can say about the Conservatives’ ineffectual management of our nation’s finances and economy. Net taxes have gone up 

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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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OKOR’s Scarborough Commander Bert Mondragon

Knights of Rizal, Scarboro to sponsor hero’s 154th birthday

By Romeo Ayson Zetazate Chapter Commander Sir Aristeo (Bert) Mondragon of the Scarborough Chapter of the Order of the Knights of Rizal, announced that the chapter will be hosting the 154th birth anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the Philippines’s national hero and the pride of the Malayan race which will be held at the 

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Mapa Alumni 16th Int’l reunion, June 22-29

The V. Mapa High School Alumni Association of USA and Canada is holding its  16th Biennial International Reunion to be held in Costa Rica on June 22 – 29, 2015. Anyone interested can join this  all-inclusive 7-day vacation package.  This includes airfare, hotel,  meals, drinks and  entertainment. Enjoy the sunny weather, beautiful beaches,  natural hot 

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Assessing the Changes to LCP: Improving Security or Deepening Precariousness?

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 3.30pm – 5.00pm, Room 519, Fifth Floor, Kaneff Tower, York University For several decades, Canada has had a temporary worker program for migrant caregivers that offered the possibility of permanent residence at the end of a ‘live-in’ period in the home their employer. In October 2014, the federal government announced significant 

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