Art Square Gallery, June 20 – July 1, 2018

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Fil-Can roars at 2018 Canadian Pool Open

On May 22 to June 3, 2018, the Canadian Pool Championship was held in The Cornerbank at 925 Warden Ave. Toronto. Alex “The Lion” Pagulayan, sponsored by Le Spot Billiards and a former World Champion, dominated the 10 ball and 9 ball events. Alex went undefeated throughout the week. Pagulayan was born in Cabagan, Isabela, 

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Nerissa Cariño, Pickering-Uxbridge


• Ramon Estaris, Liberals finish third in York Centre • Nerissa Cariño, NDP fall short in Pickering-Uxbridge • Angely Pacis’ replacement in PC nomination wins Mississauga Centre  By Jose Victor ‘Jayvee’ Salameña QUEEN’S PARK, Toronto, June 8, 2018 It was, in many ways, a change election. But sadly, one thing hasn’t changed yet. After all 

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Rhoderie Estrada. Source_ Facebook

Pinay slay suspect charged with first-degree murder

Rhoderie Estrada died May 26 at her East York home By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter TORONTO–A week after the death of Rhoderie Estrada, 41, left the Filipino-Canadian community reeling in shock, Toronto Police announced that a suspect has been arrested. During a Toronto news conference on Sunday, June 3, Homicide Detective Sergeant Mike 

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The Philippine Festival Mississauga
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PH National Day, Heritage Month & Summer Fests

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter The community is gearing up to celebrate June as the first ever Filipino Heritage Month. The motion, passed by Toronto City Council in November 2017, recognizes Filipino culture and the many achievements and contributions of Filipino-Canadians. In addition to the hugely popular Mabuhay Festival, the Philippine Independence Day 

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Sophia with a Love Box.                   
Photo: Josie Cipriano Photography

A Boxful of Love and Comfort

The Super Sophia Project: By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter A mother and daughter project that aims to help Ontario families battling childhood cancer is now turning its attention to families in the Philippines with an upcoming fundraising event on June 24. Launched in 2012, The Super Sophia Project was born out of Nicolle 

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Where political parties stand on racial equity and racial justice

Racial justice report card: TORONTO–Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change (COP-COC) is releasing its 2018 Racial Justice Report Card for Ontario, showing where the three main Ontario political parties stand on issues affecting racialized communities. As a group, racialized communities experience higher rates of poverty, homelessness, school push out, and health inequities, while having 

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The book Shame to Honor to be made into a movie

LOS ANGELES–Q Management Inc, reps for Mr Christopher Broughton, a producer at 20th Century Fox and the CEO of Moxie Motion Pictures Inc, are pleased to report that he has secured the exclusive movie rights for the book written by Mr Charles Lambalika, SHAME TO HONOR. Mr Broughton recently flew to Brisbane Australia to meet with the 

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PCCF at Asian Heritage Month gala

By Jose Victor ‘Jayvee’ Salamena TORONTO–Members and guests of The Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) were able to take part in the annual Asian Heritage Month Gala on the night of Sunday, May 27, 2018, held in Richmond Hill, a suburb north of Toronto, Canada. The Asian Heritage Month Gala celebrated the various Asian groups 

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2018 Transformation Awardee

Maria Saras-Voutsinas, Executive Director, NEPMCC Maria Saras-Voutsinas is one of the 12 awardees for the presstigious Transformation Awards 2018, to be honoured June 15 at Liberty Grand, Toronto. She will receive the 2018 Harmony Award. Maria is the Executive Director of the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada, a non-profit organization that works 

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