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MEL JALUAG with his oil paintings on canvas during a Group Art Exhibit at Art Square Gallery & Cafe on Dundas St. West on June 18 - July 2, 2018

Toronto artist at Group Art Exhibit, Art Square Gallery

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Austin Patricio, son of Elaine and Rob Patricio, received his First Communion at St. Bartholomew Church on June 10, 2018, on his 8th Birthday. Proud grandparents Dr. Rodolfo and Dolly Patricio and Greg and Cora Beltijer gave their one and only apo, Austin, his desired super Italian dinner at Via Cibo, on Don Mills, to 

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TELUS International Philippines leads the way for corporate social responsibility

Itinataguyod ng TELUS ang halaga ng pagiging mapagbigay at serbisyo sa kapwa. Kamakailan lang, pinagkalooban ng Asia CEO Awards 2017 ang TELUS International Philippines ng Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the Year award para sa kontribusyon nito sa Filipino community. The annual ceremony awards the most accomplished leadership teams at individuals operating sa Philippines 

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Filipino Heritage Month motion to be debated in Canada’s Parliament

SCARBOROUGH – As we celebrate Filipino Independence Day this month, Scarborough Centre MP Salma Zahid is thankful for the support her Motion 155 has received from across the country, and is confident that, next year, June will be officially recognized as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada. M-155 reads as follows: That, in the opinion of 

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Fil-Am artist exhibits works at New York’s Little Underground Gallery

NEW YORK, NY — The Little Underground Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by Filipina-American artist, Jeanne Fesalbon Jalandoni. The exhibition features oil paintings of females who identify as bicultural Americans; as well as encaustic paintings that examine Jalandoni’s Filipino ancestry. “Bicultural Identities & Histories” opens Thursday, July 5, with an 

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PTAC picnic, June 23, 2018

Philippine Teachers Association of Canada-PTAC members pose during their annual strategy meeting and fellowship picnic on June 23, 2018 at Earl Bales Park, Toronto. (Photo: Jojo Ampioco)

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Malaya Movement conducts a die-in protest to highlight the human rights violations in the Philippines under what activists call “Duterte’s War on the Poor.”

‘Resist Duterte’s Dictatorship!’

Filipino Americans protest in New York, join PH Independence Day parade NEW YORK, NY–Last June 3, around 400 joined the “March for Human Rights and Democracy in the Philippines” organized by Malaya Movement, a U.S.-based coalition of individuals and organizations against the killings and dictatorship back in the Philippines. The Malaya Movement called for a 

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The Philippine Flag on display at Parliament Hill on June 11, 2018.

PH flag raising in Parliament Hill

By Jose Victor ‘Jayvee’ Salameña OTTAWA–Members and guests of the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) and the Filipino-Canadian community once again raised the Philippine Flag at the steps of Canada’s Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada on June 11 to commemorate the 120th anniversary of Philippine Independence Day. Continuing this poignant tradition in its 6th year, 

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Trustee Garry Tanuan and 
Consul General Rosalita S. Prospero after 
signing the TCDSB proclamation with 
Barbara Poplawski, Chair of the Board and Rory McGuickin, Director of 
Education.

TCDSB Proclamation of Filipino Heritage Day and Month, June 12

Photos provided by Jennilee Austria

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Jaisa Sulit of the Pluma Collective presenting her newly-published book.

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June 9 at Francis Libermann Catholic High School Photos provided by Jennilee Austria

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