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Toronto Pinay stars in Hollywood film

LOS ANGELES–Christopher Broughton, who is a producer at 20th Century Fox and the CEO of Moxie Motion Pictures Inc., has announced that Actress Aida King has been cast for the Movie, LIVE. The Hollywood suspense thriller will be filmed in the Philippines, Thailand and the US. Aida King will join what will be an A -List cast for the 

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Sentro Rizal opens in Ottawa, Toronto

By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter TORONTO–“Meron tayong Rizal Commercial Bank, Rizal Sports Complex, meron tayong Rizal town at Rizal province hanggang posporo meron tayong Rizal, kaya baka sumosobra na tayo sa ating ‘veneration without understanding,’ sabi nga ni Renato Constantino noong 1970s.” Philippine national artist for literature Virgilio Almario, concurrently the chair of the 

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Jose Jeffrey Rustia, April 22, 1968 – May 17, 2018

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Filipino nurses job-hunting in America up 23%

Among foreign-educated nurses, Filipinos still most persistent job seekers in the US A total of 7,791 Filipino nurses hoping to practice their profession in America took the US licensure examination for the first time in 2017, ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto ‘John’ Bertiz said on Saturday. The figure is up 23 percent versus the 6,322 Philippine-educated nurses 

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Two-thirds of Canadians: Journalistic source material should be shielded from police

But Canadians divided over whether security agencies should use public data to monitor citizens TORONTO–A strong majority of Canadians say journalists should not be required to turn over confidential information to police, according to a survey released Tuesday (May 22).   But Canadians are divided over whether national security agencies should have the power to collect and 

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Filipino Immigrant stories transform into poetry performance

In My Mother Tongue: By Rachel Evangeline Chiong The Philippine Reporter In the past weeks newly immigrated Filipino youth have found a home in The Koffler Centre’s “In My Mother Tongue” program. The unique showcase this past Sunday of the youth’s creative work was a result of the program’s careful cultivation to create a place 

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Filipino desserts get a modern makeover

The Sweet Spot By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter It all started with an idea as small as a macaron. When business owners Susan Perras, 39, and Rechie Valdez, 37, met it was like kismet. They had both been running their own businesses out of The Cake Collective, a 4,500 sq ft commercial kitchen 

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Partisan politicking puts Filipino Heritage Month bills in legislative limbo

ll three of the major political parties in the Ontario Legislature have tabled their own versions of the Filipino Heritage Month Act, and all three have been struck down by opposing parties, indicating that the Parties are aware of the collective voting strength of the Fil-Can community and are vying for “ownership” of the bill 

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PCCF Pageants with a cause and experience of a lifetime

Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) launches its 2018 Pageants with a Cause with formidable and touching start! Last May 5th, 2018, eight adorable Little Miss Philippines Canada candidates took the stage and captivated the audience with their dance moves and talents! Kudos to our co-chairs: Fe Taduran, Beth Daliva, Nhitz Calvez and choreographer Chollo Lagdemeo. 

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10 Ways to Protect Your Property from Flood Damage

www.Firstonsite.ca As spring approaches across Canada, flood season in is full effect. While floods can happen at any time of year, spring thaws are the most common cause of flooding and flood damage in Canada. Every year, floods cause millions of dollars in property damage. Areas close to rivers, lakes and coastal shorelines are most 

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