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Filipino Heritage Month motion to be debated in Canada’s Parliament

SCARBOROUGH – As we celebrate Filipino Independence Day this month, Scarborough Centre MP Salma Zahid is thankful for the support her Motion 155 has received from across the country, and is confident that, next year, June will be officially recognized as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada. M-155 reads as follows: That, in the opinion of 

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Malaya Movement conducts a die-in protest to highlight the human rights violations in the Philippines under what activists call “Duterte’s War on the Poor.”

‘Resist Duterte’s Dictatorship!’

Filipino Americans protest in New York, join PH Independence Day parade NEW YORK, NY–Last June 3, around 400 joined the “March for Human Rights and Democracy in the Philippines” organized by Malaya Movement, a U.S.-based coalition of individuals and organizations against the killings and dictatorship back in the Philippines. The Malaya Movement called for a 

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JDL goes Disney: A delightful showcase

By JV Maloto It’s the circle of life , and it moves us all … I could not stop singing this song after I watched the JDL GOES DISNEY showcase that was presented by the students of the Josie de Leon School of Performing Arts recently at the Port Credit Auditorium in Mississauga. To be 

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Aida King

Overcoming diversity barriers and living her dream

Canadian Actress Aida King By Joyce Cameron When Aida King was just a child, she would constantly re-enact her favorite scenes from iconic films and television shows. When she read a book, she would not just simply take in the words, she would act them out. Whenever she did this, she felt alive, and never 

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Fil-Can roars at 2018 Canadian Pool Open

On May 22 to June 3, 2018, the Canadian Pool Championship was held in The Cornerbank at 925 Warden Ave. Toronto. Alex “The Lion” Pagulayan, sponsored by Le Spot Billiards and a former World Champion, dominated the 10 ball and 9 ball events. Alex went undefeated throughout the week. Pagulayan was born in Cabagan, Isabela, 

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Nerissa Cariño, Pickering-Uxbridge


• Ramon Estaris, Liberals finish third in York Centre • Nerissa Cariño, NDP fall short in Pickering-Uxbridge • Angely Pacis’ replacement in PC nomination wins Mississauga Centre  By Jose Victor ‘Jayvee’ Salameña QUEEN’S PARK, Toronto, June 8, 2018 It was, in many ways, a change election. But sadly, one thing hasn’t changed yet. After all 

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Rhoderie Estrada. Source_ Facebook

Pinay slay suspect charged with first-degree murder

Rhoderie Estrada died May 26 at her East York home By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter TORONTO–A week after the death of Rhoderie Estrada, 41, left the Filipino-Canadian community reeling in shock, Toronto Police announced that a suspect has been arrested. During a Toronto news conference on Sunday, June 3, Homicide Detective Sergeant Mike 

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Sophia with a Love Box.                   
Photo: Josie Cipriano Photography

A Boxful of Love and Comfort

The Super Sophia Project: By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter A mother and daughter project that aims to help Ontario families battling childhood cancer is now turning its attention to families in the Philippines with an upcoming fundraising event on June 24. Launched in 2012, The Super Sophia Project was born out of Nicolle 

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Where political parties stand on racial equity and racial justice

Racial justice report card: TORONTO–Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change (COP-COC) is releasing its 2018 Racial Justice Report Card for Ontario, showing where the three main Ontario political parties stand on issues affecting racialized communities. As a group, racialized communities experience higher rates of poverty, homelessness, school push out, and health inequities, while having 

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The book Shame to Honor to be made into a movie

LOS ANGELES–Q Management Inc, reps for Mr Christopher Broughton, a producer at 20th Century Fox and the CEO of Moxie Motion Pictures Inc, are pleased to report that he has secured the exclusive movie rights for the book written by Mr Charles Lambalika, SHAME TO HONOR. Mr Broughton recently flew to Brisbane Australia to meet with the 

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