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MARIA  AVIE DELA CRUZ displays her medals, 2 Golds and a Bronze. Gold from U30 Female Team PanAm Championships (out of 4 Teams Competitors); Gold From U30 Female individual PanAm Open (out of 15 Competitors); Bronze from U30 Pairs PanAm Open (out of 5 Pairs Competitors)

Dela Cruz won 2 Golds and a Bronze

PAN AM PARA OPEN Taekwondo Championship

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‘It’s a different kind of pain. It’s a lot of questions’

Father missing nearly two months in Winnipeg By Edward Balaquit On June 4, 2018, Winnipeg resident Eduardo Balaquit left home for his second job of the day as he’s done every day for about 20 years. He never returned. Nearly two months since his disappearance, his family is still looking for answers. His son, Edward, 

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Michaela Cruz, Growing Green: Starting one’s own organic farm

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter On a sun-soaked Saturday morning, Evergreen Brickworks is abuzz with activity. From vendors plying stacks of pies to the crowds navigating stands heaving with fresh produce, it’s a testament to Toronto’s love affair with farmers’ markets. And amidst the vast space with its maze of vendors is Healing 

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Duterte condemned during People’s SONA globally

By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter Thousands of cause-oriented groups, the clergy and religious organizations, women, urban poor, peasants, youth and students alike demonstrated as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered third annual State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday July 23. Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other community members also held simultaneous actions across 

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INC outreach activity draws thousands to Quirino Grandstand

The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), thru its charitable arm, Felix Y. Manalo Foundation continues to draw thousands to its Lingap sa Mamamayan (Aid to Humanity) this time with 160,000 trooping to the Quirino Grandstand for the latest edition of the homegrown Church’s worldwide outreach program. According to INC General Auditor Glicerio B. Santos Jr., the 

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What does poverty look like in Canada?

Survey finds one-in-four experience notable economic hardship More than half of all Canadians see poverty on the rise in their communities today July 17, 2018 – What does it mean to be poor in Canada? Does it mean having to rely on food banks and payday loans to make ends meet? Does it mean struggling 

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Indak journeys through Filipino culture and history

Dance Concert By Althea Manasan The Philippine Reporter Dozens of talented Filipino dancers and musicians from both Toronto and the Philippines came together last week for an evening of performances celebrating the vibrancy and richness of Philippine culture and history. Indak, a one-night concert held at Fleck Dance Theatre in Toronto, was presented by the 

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A migrant caregiver-mother’s dream come true

Gladys Ayson, Magna Cum Laude By Rick Esguerra In rites held June 11, 2018 at the University of Ottawa, Gladys Ayson graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts (Honors Program) in Psychology. “I had to fight for it,” says Gladys. She was .05 points short of the 8.0 grade point average needed to 

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The Graduates 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to these successful young 2018 graduates who had at one time or another graced the pages of The Philippine Reporter. All the best as you take the next step to higher learning. ——————————–

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TELUS International Philippines leads the way for corporate social responsibility

Itinataguyod ng TELUS ang halaga ng pagiging mapagbigay at serbisyo sa kapwa. Kamakailan lang, pinagkalooban ng Asia CEO Awards 2017 ang TELUS International Philippines ng Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the Year award para sa kontribusyon nito sa Filipino community. The annual ceremony awards the most accomplished leadership teams at individuals operating sa Philippines 

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