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Philippine Artists Group: ‘Decade 4 Begins’

The Philippine Artists Group of Canada (PAG) presents another collection of artworks starting June 24 to July 19, at the Neilson Creative Art Centre, 56 Neilson Drive, Etobicoke. This will be the group’s 31st Anniversary Annual Exhibition. Participating artists include well-known and emerging artists from the Filipino-Canadian community, each artist having passed PAG’s strict membership 

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P H I L I P P I N E – X

By Allos Abis i spell filipinx with an x not for postmodernism not to rub it in ur face not to undermine ur efforts don’t you want them to know we were subjects of king philip II subjects of ecomendia subjects of Galleon trade subjects of american teachers who arrived through USS thomas ENGLISH ONLY 

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Nagbigay ang Scotiabank sa mga newcomer sa Canada ng head start na may espesyal na alok

Ang StartRight® Program na alok sa pagpapalista ay may kasamang $522 na bonus at ipon TORONTO–Ang Scotiabank, ang bangko para sa mga newcomer, ay nalulugod na handugan ang mga bagong Canadian ng nakasasabik na promosyon na may mahigit sa $500 mga bonus at ipon sa pamamagitan ng matagumpay nitong StartRight® Program. Dahil wala itong mga 

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Joanne Ramos answering questions during the Q&A

The Farm: Women’s Wombs in a World of Extreme Capitalism

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter How much of yourself would you be willing to sacrifice for the “American Dream”? And the bigger question is, whose? When society is already allowing women to sell so much of themselves, where do we draw the line where it makes us feel uncomfortable? Touted as The Handmaid’s 

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The PH political situation, according to Dr. Temario Rivera

By QM Borja Professor Temario Rivera, a former chairman of the Department of Political Science in the University of the Philippines (U.P.) in Diliman, Quezon City, discussed the Duterte regime in a forum in New York on May 22. Currently the Chair of the Center for People Empowerment in Governance (CenPEG), a public policy NGO 

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Dr. Ambeth Ocampo: Maps divide countries, history connects people

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter In celebration of the 121st anniversary of Philippine Independence, the Philippine Consulate General, Sentro Rizal Toronto and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts hosted lectures by renowned Philippine historian Dr. Ambeth R. Ocampo in Toronto. Professor Ocampo is a public historian and the former Chairman of 

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Film Review: Revolution Selfie (2017): Stories of peasant warriors under conditions of poverty

By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter “This is what keeps the revolution alive: it comes down to the moment of decision for each individual to join a movement and fight for a better world.” Some things never get out of style, and Revolution Selfie: The Red Battalion’s central premise—go on a mission to meet face 

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Nastasha Ali

Anthology on food launched over delicious food

Toronto Book launch of The New Filipino Kitchen It was supposed to be a dinner and book signing in a restaurant that Natasha Ali had hoped for the Toronto launching of the anthology, The New Filipino Kitchen, Stories and Recipes from Around the Globe, of which she is one of the contributing authors. However, as 

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By Joe Volpe

The Tawdry Politics of ‘Fat Cats’ Canadian Journalism

TORONTO–It’s the whining season among Canada’s “fat cats” media giants. The rest of us who strive to make sense of this country for the 7,000, 000 newer Canadians who function in a third language (according to the latest Census Canada statistics published in August of 2017) and whose historical perspective may differ from theirs are 

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b2Bpreneur’s new board of directors: Pearl Rabano, chief fi nancial officer; B Laserna, chief marketing and information officer; Noreen 
Ocampo, chief project officer; Rachel Muhlberger, chief operating 
officer; and Janet Lim, founder and CEO.

b2Bpreneur aims to develop future entrepreneurs

Kids learn how to make and sell products at annual business fair By Bruce Gates Small companies make up nearly 98% of all Canadian businesses, and half of those employ fewer than four people, according to the Business Development Bank of Canada. Filipino enterprises represent a very small fraction of that total, but if Janet 

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