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Jovie Galit launches Pinay Collection By Jennilee Austria The Philippine Reporter When entrepreneur Jovie Galit addressed the crowd at Paper Plus Cloth on September 14th, she challenged the audience to search “Pinay Collection” on Google. Expecting to see Galit’s merchandise line at the top of the results, they were dismayed to find R-rated links instead. 

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‘Fiercely unrepentant, extremely charismatic’

REVIEW: The Kingmaker By Marites N. Sison Lauren Greenfield’s The Kingmaker is a masterly account of the Marcos family’s unexpected political resurgence in the Philippines after years of ignominious exile. 
For Filipinos, especially those who suffered under the brutal dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, it is bound to be a difficult and chilling film to watch. For 

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Malaya holds forum on Martial Law

Survivors of martial law recounted the horrors of the Marcos dictatorship in a forum in Toronto Sept. 22 at the Kerr Hall, University of Toronto. Sponsored by Malaya Canada, a network advocating for respect for human rights and upholding social justice and putting a stop to the killings by the Duterte administration, the forum heard 

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Martial Law Rally in Toronto

Bathurst & Wilson Sept. 20, 2019

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In vivid purple, SEIU Healthcare came out loud to show how serious the fight for pay equity rights of workers in predominantly-female public-sector workplaces.

Toronto Labour Day Parade 2019 Pictorial by Ysh Cabana

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Lilac prepares to cut her cake. As a singer, she also performs for environmental and social justice causes.

Lilac Caña celebrates 50th birthday with dinner concert

Lilac Caña, popular professional singer and community volunteer, celebrated her 50th birthday with a dinner-concert for family and friends on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2019. The event was hosted by Mila and Oswald Magno in their lovely home in Mississauga, Ontario. Caña performed her favorite songs with the accompaniment of musician friends who were among her 

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LBC keeps on moving with Pinoys in Canada

LBC participated in the ANCOP (Answering the Cry of the Poor) Walk held recently at David Pecaut Square. ANCOP is a non-profit organization founded by Couples for Christ (CFC). The walk aims to raise awareness on the plight of the poor and offer opportunities for others to help. The annual ANCOP Walk is ANCOP Canada’s signature event for fundraising 

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PH VP Leni Robredo touts: The economic impact of gender equality

By Mari-Len De Guzman Special for The Philippine Reporter Empowering women and pursuing gender inclusion will lead to economic prosperity among nations, Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo told a group of international government and business leaders at this year’s Toronto Global Forum, held in Toronto September 4 to 6. Robredo was among the international speakers at 

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I remember Eddie Lee

By Rogelio Concepcion ————————————————- Photos at Eddie Lee’s wake Photos courtesy of Marita Lee

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The Golden Garcias: 50 Years of Love and Revolution

By Jennilee Austria The Philippine Reporter You may know the Garcias as the founders of The Philippine Reporter, or as the driving force behind the Filipino-Canadian Writers and Journalists Network, the Community Alliance for Social Justice, the Justice for Jeffrey campaign, and more. But on a  gorgeous summer night at Rembrandt Banquet Hall, they celebrated 

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