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From left: Pany Ladines, Yoly Ladines, MaryAnn Giberson, Mayor Frank Scarpitti, Dr. Albina Comendador and Myrna de Leon

Canada Day Seniors’ Luncheon by the City of Markham

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TRAVEL: Tips for back(packing) through Europe

What to pack, what to leave behind SAN FRANCISCO, CA/ Troy Media–Backpacking through Europe either before or after college is a time-honored tradition and rite of passage for many young people raised in western society, although, occasionally, many wait until they are older and more financially solvent so they can afford to take some real 

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Freedom of the press and Balita’s woes

Press freedom and the limits of free speech By Ted Alcuitas The saga of Toronto’s ‘Balita’ newspaper and its publisher Teresita ‘Tess’ Cusipag, is a sober reminder that there are limits to free speech. Cusipag has just been released from jail (June 25, 2017) after serving 13 days of a 21-day sentence for criminal contempt 

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Is there Freedom of Expression in China?

By Eric Baculinao (Read on June 26, 2017, OISE, Toronto, at a public forum organized by the Filipino Canadian Writers and Journalists Network) First of all, I am here purely in my personal capacity and not on behalf of any entity, be it NBC News or any other organization.  Our common interest in understanding China, 

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Cusipag sentenced to 21-day jail term for criminal contempt of court

By Lui Queaño The Philippine Reporter Ontario Superior Court Justice sentenced Balita publisher Tess Cusipag on Monday June 12 with 21 days of imprisonment for “the offence of criminal contempt of court” in relation to her defiance of a court order. A Superior Court had previously ordered Cusipag and Balita “to stop repeating their false 

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Complete Court Sentence on Balita, Cusipag

Complete Court Sentencing: Enverga vs Balita Newspaper CITATION: Enverga v. Balita Newspaper, 2017 ONSC 3500 COURT FILE NO.: CV-14-502946 DATE: 20170612 ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE BETWEEN: Senator Tobias Enverga (Plaintiff); Howard K. Winkler, counsel for the plaintiff -and- Balita Newspaper, Balita Media Inc., Tess Cusipag, Romeo P. Marquez (A.K.A Romy Marquez) and Carllos Padilla 

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Members of Anakbayan-
Montreal re-enacted the 
Cry of Pugadlawin.

Dare to struggle, dare to win: Envisioning a socialist Canada

Marking the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution By Joyce Valbuena The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the first socialist revolution in Russia which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the eventual rise of the Soviet Union. It was on October 25, 1917 (Nov. 7 in the Gregorian calendar) when the masses of workers, 

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NBC News Beijing Bureau Chief to speak in T.O.

Eric Baculinao, NBC News  Beijing Bureau Chief to speak in Toronto on Monday, June 26, 2017, 6 pm, Room 2-279 – OISE Bldg., 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto

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Double Celebration of 70th Milestone Birthdays for Arch. Philip H. Recto, and Mrs. Norma Hung on Saturday, June 17, 2017
(L-R) Mrs. Ester Recto, Arch. Philip H. Recto, Mrs. Norma Hung, Mr. Victor Hung.

Hung Family Thanksgiving

MARKHAM, Ontario–A Thanksgiving Service and Banquet Dinner to celebrate milestones of the Hung Family, a multicultural family of Canadians, Americans, Chinese, South Asians and Filipinos, was held on June 17 in a Markham Restaurant. Organized by siblings Victor Hung, Sally Uy and Josie Hung Ng, their children and respective families, the event was also a 

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PICTORIAL: PIDC’s Earl Bales Picnic, June 10, 2017

Various community associations, regional, sports jointed the Earl Bales Park picnic sponsored by the Philippine Independence Day Council (PIDC) on June 10, 2017. A parade of organizations with their banners was held in the morning and a cultural program followed in the afternoon. PHOTOS: HG

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