Launch of Diasporic Intimacies Nov. 17

The book, “Diasporic Intimacies: Queer Filipinos and Canadian Imaginaries,” edited by Robert Diaz, Marissa Largo and Fritz Pino, will be launchedon November 17, 2017, 6:00 pm – 10 pm at the Urban Space Gallery on 401 Richmond Street, Toronto. The event brings together artists, activists, scholars, and frontline community workers as they reflect on the 

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RISING TYRANNY: The Philippines today

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7:00-9:00 PM Doors open and refreshments at 6:30 PM The Mary Ward Centre, 70 St. Mary Street, Toronto (near Bay & Charles Sts.) After a year-and-a-half in power, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s promise of change has been replaced by authoritarian rule.  Even before Duterte was sworn into power, his regime embarked 

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Chairperson Myrna de Leon, Lita Abesamis, Lita Leano, Dolly Poblete, Flora Vaz,  George R. Poblete, Pam and Joe Nunez, Susie Vergara, Noemi Nepomuceno, Tessie de la Cruz,  Citas and Alex Ibanez, Evelyn Paul, Clara Fernandez, Jenny Meneses,   Peter and Loretta de D’Souza. (Photo provided)

Block Rosary Crusades of Toronto

Thanksgiving Mass and Living Rosary at St. Aidan Church in Scarborough The Block Rosary Crusaders of Toronto celebrated their Thanksgiving Mass at St. Aidan Catholic Church in Scarborough. This Living Rosary celebration in St. Aidan Catholic Church was led by Flora Vaz with her Goan team of Bridget D’ Souza, Joe Nunez, Peter D’Souza, Jenny 

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Taste of Manila on Aug. 19-20 just got bigger

CAMBODIA, PAGCOR, PCSO JOIN IN Two Philippine government-owned corporations and the Kingdom of Cambodia are the latest to join the growing number of sponsors of the Taste of Manila (ToM) street festival which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, (Aug. 19-20) in Toronto’s Little Manila. The participation of Cambodia is particularly significant. The kingdom is 

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Halo halo fest back Aug. 27

Gear up for Sunday August, 27. Halo Halo Fest or H2O Fest is coming to you at the Artscape Wychwood Barns. Located at Christie & St. Clair West, the Wychwood Barns was home to H2O every August, the first two in 2014 and 2015. H2O chose August because it’s the month of the martyrdom of 

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Virgin of Peñafrancia

Invitation to all Bicolanos and Bicolanas

Devotees to the Virgin of Peñafrancia The 8th. month Novena Devotions to the Virgin of Peñafrancia will be on August 20, 2017 Sunday. (third Sunday of August). Feast Day Celebrations will be on the September 16, 2017. This month’s Novena Devotions: Date: August 2, 2017, Sunday Place: Our Lady of Assumption Church (OLA), 2565 Bathurst 

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NBC News Beijing Bureau Chief to speak in T.O.

Eric Baculinao, NBC News  Beijing Bureau Chief to speak in Toronto on Monday, June 26, 2017, 6 pm, Room 2-279 – OISE Bldg., 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto

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Speaking Tour:  Women’s Health, Women’s Rights

TORONO–Inter Pares and The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic are co-presenting a public event focused on sexual and reproductive health, and violence against women. The Philippines-based Likhaan Centre for Women’s Health staff members Caren Pineda and Mark Abellon will be visiting Canada for a five-city speaking tour to share their experience addressing poverty and lack of access to 

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5th PH Independence Day Celebration and Flag Raising – Ottawa

Flag Raising: June 17, 2017, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Ontario

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PIDC releases mid-year events list

The Philippine Independence Day Council – PIDC, Canada›s 17- year old Filipino Canadian community-based organization recently released its heritage  and culture -focused schedule of events and activities from May 28 to August 27, 2017: • Mabuhay Cup Golf Tournament.  Sunday, May 28, 2017. Granite Ridge Golf Club, 9503 Dublin Line, Milton. Price: $150 includes lunch, golf and car $45 

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