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Theresians present two young talents

TORONTO–St. Theresa’s College Alumnae of Toronto is showcasing two young persons who overcame physical limitations to excel in the music. Mara Unson-Ladines lost her hearing when she contracted a viral infection at age three. Today this Los Angeles-based artist has won numerous awards and scholarships. Alvin Alba is a baritone with the Himg Pilipino Choral 

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Rally for Jeffrey Reodica at Nathan Phillips Square

Concerned community members from across the GTA will hold a march and rally in support of the “Justice for Jeffrey” Campaign on Saturday, May 21, 2005 beginning at 2:00pm at Nathan Philips Square. The march will then proceed to Toronto Police Headquarters and end with a program at the Coroners Office. The event is organized 

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PEN Canada highlights killing of journalists in RP, Mexico on World Press Freedom Day

TORONTO – PEN Canada, in a press statement to mark World Press Freedom Day, stated that the murder of journalists in Mexico and the Philippines is “a stark reminder of the dangers of working for the media.” The prestigious Canadian organization of writers noted that during the past decade, Mexico and the Philippines are the 

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Blatant attack on press freedom

Statement of Philippine Press Club-Ontario We, members of the Philippine Press Club-Ontario (PPCO), a non-partisan organization of media practitioners with Filipino background in Ontario, view with utmost concern the killing of journalists in the Philippines. We consider these killings as a blatant attack on press freedom. Since 1986, the year democracy was supposedly restored after 

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Orientation for newcomers

The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto will conduct Newcomer’s Orientation Program for Filipino Immigrants, Contract Workers and their Dependents on Sunday (May 22), from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This seminar is sponsor by the Mt. Zion Filipino Seventh Day Adventist Church and will be held at 140 St. Regis Crescent, Downsview, North York. A 

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Consulate reaches out

The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto will dispatch two missions to Winnipeg, Manitoba and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in May 2005 as part of its Annual Consular Outreach Program. During these visits, Filipinos in Winnipeg and Saskatoon can avail themselves of consular services such as renewal and amendment of Philippine passports, legalization of documents for use in 

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Fil-Canadian realtors’ gala night: May 21

The Filipino Canadian Real Estate Association (FilCREA) is holding its gala night and induction of officers on Saturday, May 21, 2005 at the Westin Prince Hotel, in Don Mills.  Inducting officer is Consul General Alejandro B. Mosquera and guest speaker is Miss Cynthia Lai, past president of the Toronto Real Estate Board.  Other expected guests 

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Petals of Hope art exhibit

The Philippine Consulate of Toronto and the Philippine Artists Group (PAG) present a two-man art exhibition on April 22, 2005. This event showcases the works of Omel Masalunga and Connie Marcoux, both active members of the PAG. These two talented visual artists will display their artworks in oil, oil pastel and acrylic. As the title 

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Business for stay-at-home moms

‘Wee Piggies & Paws™’ is one of the fastest-growing Franchises in Canada. A unique concept – developed by and structured entirely for moms who wish to stay home to be with their children but would also like to run a successful business of their own. ‘We are a very close, dedicated team of moms from 

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St. Jamestown festival logo contest is on

The St. Jamestown Festival is calling interested and creative individuals to participate in the contest to design the festival’s 2006 logo. The festival which was formed recently was attended by community leaders in the St. Jamestown area. Gene Lara was elected chairman and Willie Nabus, treasurer. The prize for the winner will be announced later. 

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