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Want to continue your career in construction industry? FILCONPRO is your friend

By Voltaire de Leon Edward Lintag worked in the Philippines as a project engineer for Systech Industries for four years until 2007 when an opportunity opened up in Saudi Arabia. There he continued his project engineering work this time with Advanced Vision, an engineering firm of the prominent Bin Laden family. The reputation of Filipino 

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Dr. Robert Diaz

The Ethics of Honouring Other Lives

By Dr. Robert Diaz Assistant Professor University of Toronto I moved to Canada six years ago and, for the most part, I’ve lived a life that seems unimaginable for an immigrant with roots in the Philippines. I work as a faculty member at the University of Toronto. I teach, mentor, and collaborate with Filipinos whose 

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Barbecue pork and chicken were popular at KASIN’S booth

Pictorial: Taste of Manila 2017

Street Festival on Bathurst Street and Wilson Ave. August 19 and 20, 2017 (PHOTOS: HG)

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Pictorial: 12th Kultura (2017)

The 12th Annual KULTURA Filipino Arts Festival took place August 10-13, 2017 at Daniels Spectrum. It featured live performances, traditional and modern cuisine, curated interactive art installations and a marketplace. Organized by the Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts and Culture, a youth-led charitable community organization based in Toronto. (Photos: HG)

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NEPMCC members and guests at the opening of the NEPMCC’s booth at CNE

Pictorial: Ethnic Media at CNE

Opening Ceremony of National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada’s booth, Aug. 20, 2017

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Get-together appreciation lunch for community media

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Pinoys in Canada

Canada’s immigration growth fuels international money transfers

Canada’s immigration growth imperative Today, one out of five, or 20% of all Canadians are foreign-born. If we add in second generations, the number becomes 40%. Even at 20%, it is equivalent to Quebec’s population size! And the tidal wave is not stopping there. In 2016, 320,000 new immigrants came to the country, add to 

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Four Tips for New Canadians

StartRight with Scotiabank: Starting a new life in Canada can be an overwhelming experience. You’re often filled with uncertainty and questions – from legal, to financial and beyond. To help get you started on the path to achieving your hopes and dreams in Canada, Munsif Sheraly, Director of Multicultural Banking at Scotiabank, has four important 

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Back to school

September means new teachers, new classes — and new stuff, like shoes, bags and school supplies After being away for two whole months, kids go back to school in September, which they may not appreciate, but parents sure do. Across Canada, September is the month when the new school calendar begins, when students start new 

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International gathering to end war

300 Delegates from 21 countries meet in toronto By Joseph Smooke War and climate change are rapidly changing our world as cultures, countries and people are traumatized and displaced. Sharing these experiences and stories is essential for building not just an understanding of our common struggles, but to envision how to make change for a 

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