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Immaculate Heart of Mary Block Rosary celebrated its 40th Anniversary

Among the oldest organized Block Rosary group in Toronto, this group continues to pray the Rosary. It celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a Rosary prayer meeting at Jing and Tessie Guerrero’s home in Scarborough. This group was started by Mrs. Lulu Boufard, together with the parents of the present members, namely Mrs. Ludy Andres, Mrs. 

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Memorial service for Pet Cleto

Sunday, January 28, 2018, York Funeral Centre, 160 Beecroft Road, North York

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Carla Natasha Abogado died last February 12, 2014

COP GUILTY IN DEATH OF TEEN

‘DANGEROUS DRIVING CAUSING DEATH’ By Mila Astorga-Garcia The Philippine Reporter TORONTO–A 12-person jury has found a York Regional Police officer guilty of “dangerous driving causing death” in the case involving 18-year old Natasha Carla Abogado. The jury decision was read before a Toronto court presided over by Superior Court Justice Todd Ducharme last Wednesday, January 

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From left Mila Magno, Consol Gen. Rosalita Prospero and Oswald Magno in a Dr. Raul Sunico concert last year.

Magno defamation case vs Balita heard in Court

Motion for summary judgement sought by plaintiff By Mila Astorga-Garcia The Philippine Reporter TORONTO–Four and half-years after suing Balita Media Inc., Teresita Cusipag and Romeo Marquez for defamation, Oswald P. Magno’s motion for summary judgement was heard in Ontario Superior Court. Magno’s motion was heard in the sala of Justice Jane Ferguson of the Ontario 

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Mariel (co-owner and general manager) and Marc Buenaventura (chef and owner)

iSLAS: Comfort food with an upscale twist

By Irish Mae Silvestre The Philippine Reporter At the November soft opening of Islas BBQ & Bar, chef and owner Marc Buenaventura was excited to finally unveil his restaurant’s menu to family and friends. That is, until it was time to serve the kare-kare. “The one thing I overheard was, ‘Oh, they don’t have bagoong 

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Tribute to Pet Cleto, writer, activist

Red Salute to Kasama Petronila Cleto MAKIBAKA, a revolutionary women’s organization and allied member of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines gives a Red Salute to Kasama Petronila Cleto and pays tribute to a revolutionary woman, defender of human rights, journalist, writer, editor and organizer. Makibaka extends condolences to Pet’s daughter, Cynthia, to her 

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Standing: Meagan Miller and Chris Sorio; seated, from left: Conely De Leon, Ethel Tungohan, Pet Cleto and Jesson Reyes. 
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Warrior, artist, visionary, Tita and friend

A tribute to Tita Pet Cleto By Ethel Tungohan, PhD I first met Tita Pet in 2008 during an organizing event for Gabriela-Ontario. Cynthia (Palmaria) was there, too. Tita Pet and Cynthia were tirelessly establishing Gabriela-Ontario and were a constant presence in different community events. Cynthia invited me to a workshop on the history of 

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Tita Pet, the people’s Auntie

By Joey Calugay For Bayan Canada To my dearest tita Pet. You will forever live on in our hearts and dreams. Aling pag-ibig pa ang hihigit kaya Sa pagkadalisay at pagkadakila Gaya ng pag-ibig sa tinubuang lupa, Aling pag-ibig pa? Wala na nga wala. (What love can be purer and greater than love for one’s 

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Film Review: Women of the Weeping River (2016)

By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter Women of the Weeping River captures in cinematic storytelling scenes from a remote Muslim community beset with armed struggle as clans from either side of a river cannot settle land disputes that hark back since time immemorial. Set in the Philippines’ southern island of Sulu, Mindanao, the film echoes 

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OFWs can use App to connect to gov’t, orgs.

CompassPH By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter Virtual assistants are becoming more common these days. With access right at the tip of your fingers, turning to your mobile device for help is convenient. Digitized help might be the missing piece for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who want updates with relevant news and announcements, or seek 

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