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Jocelyn Dulnuan Fund-raising report

This is the last donors list for the Jocelyn Dulnuan Fund. La Primavera Hospitality & Convention Center through the effort of Mayor Linda Jackson of Vaughan. 3,000 Couples For Christ 2,150 Coco Banana Pinoy Foods and Variety Collection 500 6585248 Canada Inc. 500 Congressman Mauricio Domogon, Becky Domogon & Family $300US 292 BC Deato Special 

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Lucban Association picnic

The Lucban Association of Toronto had their annual picnic on August 19th. Formed in 1988, the association is one of the most dynamic and active organization in the Greater Toronto Area. They have two main activities in the year. One is the summer picnic that is usually held in August, close to the fiesta in 

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‘A Continuation of Our People’s Struggle’

Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada (UKPC) (Alliance of Filipino Youth in Canada) Board Member, Community Alliance for Social Justice (CASJ) (Response from the Youth) Thank you for giving us this opportunity tonight. This launch of the two studies by Dr. Philip Kelly and Mila Garcia is very important to us. For the first time 

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Ninotchka Rosca to speak in T.O., Montreal

Ninotchka Rosca, author and international spokesperson of the Purple Rose Campaign, will speak at McGill University on May 11, 2007. She will also give a presentation at opening show of “Field” on May 12 at the Montreal Arts Interculturel Theatre (MAI). “Field” is a critically acclaimed solo performance by preeminent modern dancer and choreographer, Alvin 

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IMMIGRATION Laid-off but not illegal

Getting fired is never easy. But, for foreign workers in Canada, there are always additional anxieties to contend with. In the early part of last year a Burnaby, B.C. company laid off about 125 employees, many of who were foreign workers on work permits. I think it would be fair to say that there has 

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Hamilton trade show in April

February 25, 2007, Hamilton. Following on the heels of an overwhelmingly successful first trade show, the Hamilton Filipino Community Centre (HFCC) is organizing once again their biggest event for the spring season: the HFCC 2007 Trade Show, an exhibition of beauty, health and lifestyle. This will be held on April 14th, Saturday from 12:00pm-7:00pm at 

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More from Dr. Dante Simbulan: Parting Words from a Peace Warrior

By Voltaire de Leon Special to the Philippine Reporter (After the Simbulan Events at the end of November, I had occasion to ask Dr. Simbulan a number of questions over the internet which he graciously answered. – V. de Leon, Rizal Society of Ontario) Since your thesis on the Modern Principalia there has been a 

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Canadian Envoy to GMA: ‘Listen to Appeals on Killings’

The Canadian ambassador has asked President Arroyo to listen to international appeals for a stop to the political killings in the Philippines, reminding her that his country’s aid is tied to “good governance.” Expressing concern over the reported spate of political killings in the Philippines, the Canadian ambassador to Manila has asked the Arroyo government 

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To ethnic media: ‘Empower the community’

By Veteran journalist Haroon Siddiqui TORONTO – “Your main role is to cover your community and equally to empower your community in Canada. You help the people in your community to integrate into Canada, help them have equal access to professions, make sure that the workers are not exploited, that they are treated equally as 

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A Pleasant Evening with Calbes, friends at Kalayaan Cabaret

By Maripi Leynes With eyes closed, we could easily imagine that the men and women singing the kundiman on stage were professional singers from the Philippines. The diction was near perfect and the technical rendition was excellent. The singers from different cultures on this particular day were all students of untiring but retiring soprano Eleanor 

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