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TRAVEL: A Bed and Breakfast by any other name

Driving or walking around in a non-English speaking country? Here’s our guide to finding a Bed and Breakfast CALGARY, Alta. / Troy Media/ – Bed and Breakfasts, “B&Bs”, are called by that name almost everywhere in the world, especially if you’re looking on the internet. But if you’re driving or walking around in a non-English 

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The Apology depicts courageous fight for justice

Documentary film on “comfort women” By Mila Astorga-Garcia and Lui Queaño TORONTO — The fight for justice for “comfort women” continues and will not stop for as long as the Japanese government would not apologize and show true remorse for the injustice inflicted on them. Such is the message imparted by ‘The Apology’,” the powerful 

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Up U.P. and Away

Toronto’s Evyn Santiago recruited to UP Maroons By Emar Sy Another Filipino Canadian basketball player has received and accepted a full athletic scholarship offer from a top notch university in the Philippines. Evyn Santiago, a Toronto native, is a veteran campaigner in the last two SM NBTC under Team Canada Crossover of Coach Mike Cruz. 

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Philippine Tapestry fashion show tours four key cities in Canada this August

It takes a Philippine ambassador of fashion, Renee Salud, to come up with “Philippine Tapestry” – an initiative to highlight all the major weaves of the island, in an effort to promote indigenous materials and the age-old artistry of Filipino weaving. This, while highlighting the exceptional beauty of the Philippines and its unique culture. Hailed 

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The Philippine Festival Mississauga soars high

By Babeth Cerbas The Philippine Festival Mississauga, formerly known as Fiesta ng Kalayaan, held on July 8-9, 2017 was undeniably a huge success. This annual summer event, now on its seventh year, celebrates the rich culture of the Filipinos living in Canada. The festival is always a crowd-pleaser especially that it is yearly celebrated at 

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TRAVEL: Ways to save at Canada’s top summer destinations

Russell Hannon, who calls himself an “ultra-economical travel expert” and uses lean principles to travel economically CALGARY, Alta. /Troy Media– If the low-flying loonie sunk your plans to travel abroad, a common misperception amongst travellers is that a thrill abroad is somehow greater than a thrill near home. It’s why so many people travel half 

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Getting ready for the first year of post-secondary

LONDON, ONT.–The high school year is not quite done, and no doubt soon-to-be graduates are thinking more about their prom and graduation parties than they are their pending arrival in the post-secondary world. But school choices are now in, and once summer vacation hits it will be time to start thinking about and preparing for 

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MFFC gets project funded by Ontario

An application to the Government of Ontario‘s Seniors Community Grant program was approved for the Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC) for a maximum of $8,000. The grant for “Seniors’ Health, Fitness and Trip Project” will allow our ever growing membership of seniors to go on trips, learn brain games, Zumba and ballroom dancing. The 

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Sen. Enverga questions Canada 150 spending

OTTAWA–The Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr., Senator from Ontario, expressed concern upon learning of the millions of dollars that the Liberal government is doling out in additional spending as the total cost of Canada 150 celebrations continues to rise. “Canada’s 150th birthday is certainly cause to celebrate and reflect on how fortunate we are to 

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Halo halo fest back Aug. 27

Gear up for Sunday August, 27. Halo Halo Fest or H2O Fest is coming to you at the Artscape Wychwood Barns. Located at Christie & St. Clair West, the Wychwood Barns was home to H2O every August, the first two in 2014 and 2015. H2O chose August because it’s the month of the martyrdom of 

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