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All Violet book launch: October 27

Poems by young poet and social activist published posthumously TORONTO–A young Filipino-Canadian poet’s collection of poems, found after her death in August 2016, will be off the press this fall, published by Dagger Editions, an imprint of Caitlin Press, a publishing house in British Columbia. Rani Rivera, 35, a Toronto social activist, succumbed to the 

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UAP-OC 2017 Induction

Ontario Fil-Can architects to scale up practice on 14th year

By Ysh Cabana TORONT–With a span of almost a decade and a half as the first branch in Canada, members of the United Architects of the Philippines-Ontario Chapter (UAP-OC) celebrated their anniversary at Novotel Toronto on Saturday September 23, 2017. Elected chapter president Alvic Doctolero shared that imagination to innovate and plan ahead while fostering 

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Crossover Basketball

Crossover Basketball is now an Ontario Basketball affiliate

By Emar Sy Four years after its inception Crossover Basketball gained the nod of the Ontario Basketball leadership to be an affiliate club officially today. Coach Mike visited the OBA office to formally accept its affiliation from OBA Executive Director Jason Janson, Clubs and Competition Manager Mike Barbin and High Performance Manager Melo Mallia. It 

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Elections Ontario launches new e-Registration Tool

TORONTO–To mark International Day of Democracy, Elections Ontario has launched a new e-Registration tool to simplify the registration process for Ontario voters. Now, Ontarians can check, update or add their voter information online in a few easy steps. Elections Ontario will be promoting e-Registration across Ontario to improve the accuracy of the Voters List. Democracy 

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IN PHOTOS: Massive anti-tyranny protest in Luneta marks 45th Martial Law anniversary

By Manila Today Staff – Sep 22, 2017 espite threats to impose martial law nationwide, suspended government work and classes in public schools, limited rally space in Luneta, and a scheduled nationwide earthquake drill, around 30,000 protesters flooded Kalaw Avenue yesterday afternoon until late into the evening. Intermittent rains failed to put down the collective 

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documents for accounting verification and CRA 

Taste of Manila founder reveals festival financial losses

By Lui Queaño TORONTO–Despite impressive attendance and the participation of dozens of vendors, sponsors and trade exhibitors, Taste of Manila (ToM), the latest of which was held Aug. 19 and 20, it is still losing money, according to its founder Rolly Mangante. Mangante, founding board chairman and now Chair Emeritus of the event’s organizer, Philippine 

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Philippine Tapestry weaves the best of Philippine culture through fashion, music and dance

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Tapestry fashion show breathes new life into traditional handwoven indigenous fabrics through fashion icon Renee Salud’s neo-ethnic collection. The show premiered in Toronto on August 24 at the Arcadian Court and was the highlight of the Mabuhay Festival on August 26 at Nathan Philips Square as part of its 

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UPPERCASE BAND at ang Musika sa kabila ng daigdig

Ni Lui Queaño Marahil nga ay mayroong liting na nagdudugtong upang madinig ang kabilang dulo ng daigdig. Parang teleponong yari sa lata kung saan ito ay pinagdurugtong ng liting sa magkabilang-dulo ng dalawang magkalayong lata. Larong bata bunga ng kamusmusang idinulot ng paglikha. Pipitikin ang isang dulo at lilikha ito ng tunog sa kabilang dulo 

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James Canlas at the 2016 SM NBTC in Manila with Team Canada Crossover 1.0

James Canlas – Heir to the San Beda Lions Throne

By Emar Sy After two years of courtship, Fil Can sensation James Canlas has finally decided to come to the Philippines to strut his ware there. San Beda Red Lions Team Manager Jude Roque was very delighted to learn the news from Crossover Sports Canada’s Michael Cruz. James played for Team Canada Crossover 1.0 that 

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National News Media, National Ethnic Press Council align

TORONTO– The National NewsMedia Council of Canada is excited to announce a new alliance with the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada This agreement will amplify the reach of both organizations on issues of shared concern, such as press freedom, multicultural representation in the media, news literacy, and journalism ethics. “This landmark agreement 

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