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OBITUARY: Efigenio S. Dorotheo, March 29, 1922 – February 2, 2017

Passed away peacefully at Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care in Toronto on Thursday February 2, 2017 in his 94th year. Loving husband of 58 years of Anita (nee Buendia). Beloved father of Ruth (Peter Abraham), Mary Ann (Joseph Carlos), Asuncion (Domenico D’Alessandro) and Efigene (Ayako). Proud grandfather of Christine and Joshua. Son of the 

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MLA Mable Elmore

Mable Elmore, BC MLA launches re-election campaign

By Erie Maestro A Filipino marching band made its dramatic entrance to the auditorium of John Oliver High School in East Vancouver with loud drumming and lyre xylophone music to the rhythm of the Ati-Atihan beat. Campaign supporters followed the band and ushered a smiling and confident Mable Elmore on stage. “Mable” supporters from various 

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Angely Pacis

Fil-Can Atty. Pacis wins PC’s MPP nomination

Mississauga-Centre On December 10, 2016, Filipino-Canadian immigration and constitutional law lawyer Angely Pacis won the nomination as the official Ontario PC candidate for Mississauga-Centre in the upcoming 2018 Ontario elections. She is the first Filipino-Canadian in Ontario’s history to win the nomination to become a Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP). Pacis, who was born in 

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Twelve Vancouver Women’s Marchers on Why They Marched

Against a grey sky and indigo mountains, a sea of signs and pink pussy hats overflowed from Vancouver’s Jack Poole Plaza and into the streets — just some of many colourful visuals at Vancouver’s Women’s March on Washington Saturday, which saw up to 15,000 protesters flood the downtown core. Part of a worldwide response to 

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Filipino Youth Call: Unite vs Trump, Fascism

QUEENS, NY–Filipino youth of Anakbayan New York together with community members and organizations participated in a march against President Donald Trump’s inauguration. This march was part of a series of protests happening all around the country and the world. Millions of people are taking to the streets to express their outrage of fascist, xenophobic, sexist, 

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When inequality in Canada goes up, child well-being goes down

By Erin Schryer and Nicole Letourneau CALGARY, Alta /Troy Media–National Child Day has been celebrated across Canada every Nov. 20 since 1993 to commemorate the United Nations’ adoption of two documents describing children’s rights: the 1959 Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child. Unfortunately, 

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John Muscedere

Put end-of-life wishes at the top of your to-do list

KINGSTON, ONT.– The new year is a good time to put making end-of-life wishes at the top of your to-do list. It’s a perfect time to tell family and friends your health-care preferences in case one day you’re unable to speak for yourself. This advance care planning is good for your peace of mind and 

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Faith Wood

What does your signature reveal about your personality?

Handwriting analysis requires comparing upstrokes and downstrokes, looking for patterns and discrepancies to form a profile of the writer VERNON, B.C. –As a handwriting analyst, I often speak to groups on the value of learning to interpret someone’s handwriting as a strategy for improving communications and reducing conflicts on teams. After a recent event, several 

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Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre Centre 2017

Spend 2017 at the Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre (KCCC). KCCC has been around since 1997 and has continued its mandate of serving the Filipino-Canadian community with a wide spectrum of training programs, educational activities, and support services for the general public. It is also the premier destination for Filipino-Canadians to come together and celebrate milestones 

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From left: Taduran, Poblete and Alpuerto

Knights of Rizal Canada will be sending 49 delegates to the 2017 Rizal 21st Int’l Assembly

By Dindo Orbeso and Manny Papa The Knights of Rizal Canada Region will be sending 49 delegates to the 21st International Assembly and Conference scheduled on February 23-25, 2017 in the City of Davao, Davao del Sur and City of Tagum in Davao del Norte. Heading the officers and members of the Knights of Rizal 

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