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Jon Reyes (right) with PC Leader Brian Pallister after his nomination. (Filipino Journal Photo)

Second gen hopes to be first PC MLA

By Ted Alcuitas Philippine Canadian News The youngest and the only second generation candidate is Jon Reyes who is running in St. Norbert for the Progressive Conservative Party. This is the first political foray for the former Canadian Forces veteran and owner of a UPS store. The tech-savvy father of two has a long history of 

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Canada Filipino youth condemn massacre of Kidapawan farmers

The national preparatory committee of Anakbayan-Canada strongly condemns the massacre of farmers and Lumads in Kidapawan City. In broad daylight on April 1st, the Philippine National Police (PNP) opened fire on unarmed protesters which resulted in five deaths, over 116 wounded, 78 illegally arrested, and 89 missing including women and children. One of the strongest 

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Change in distribution of ballots worries PH post in Canada

VANCOUVER–Philippine consulate officials worry about a possible disenfranchisement of overseas voters in Canada as they await clarification from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on a change in the distribution of ballots. Election materials for the May polls are here but unlike past elections, consulate officials can’t send ballots to registered voters just yet. Kababayans need 

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TV host/ artist Michelle Chermaine and gallery owner Levent Gokyilmaz pose in front of 
Michelle’s painting at the Art Square Gallery’s opening reception of the 
Colour of Spring on March 23.

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TV host/ artist Michelle Chermaine and gallery owner Levent Gokyilmaz pose in front of Michelle’s painting at the Art Square Gallery’s opening reception of the Colour of Spring on March 23. —————————– —————————–

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PIDC President, Norma Carpio gave a cheque of $2000 to Gawad Kalinga Canadian President, Pidoy Pacis, for building a modern house that is typhoon and earthquake proof for a poor family in the Philippines. This happened on March 20, 2016 during the Mrs. Philippines PIDC 2016 at Rembrandt Banquet Hall; Jun Villaruz, and Roy Start are the chair and co-chair of this Pageant event.

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PIDC President, Norma Carpio gave a cheque of $2000 to Gawad Kalinga Canadian President, Pidoy Pacis, for building a modern house that is typhoon and earthquake proof for a poor family in the Philippines. This happened on March 20, 2016 during the Mrs. Philippines PIDC 2016 at Rembrandt Banquet Hall; Jun Villaruz, and Roy Start 

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NextDayBetter joins forces with Doctors Without Borders to cut the price of pneumonia vaccine in PH

NEW YORK International medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is partnering with media impact company NextDayBetter to amplify their global campaign to make the pneumonia vaccine more accessible for millions of children in the Philippines. Pneumonia is the leading cause of death for Filipino children under the age of five. Currently the 

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URBAN PLANNING: Toronto Community Housing Corporation

The redevelopment of Regent Park, Lawrence Heights and Alexandra Park provide opportunities to renew our affordable housing and create new mixed use neighbourhoods. Affordable housing is a vital part of a healthy city and the model we are using to provide it has changed. When first built, projects like Regent Park were celebrated as examples 

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ICCRC ends successful 2016 Fraud Prevention Month

BURLINGTON–ICCRC ended a successful 2016 Fraud Prevention Month campaign by launching a micro website to warn the public of immigration fraud. The site – www.immigrationfraud.ca (English) and www.fraudealimmigration.ca (French) aims to provide the public with important information they need to make informed decisions when coming to Canada. Fraud Prevention Month is an annual campaign by 

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Bicol Canada Community Association new officers

Bicol Canada elects new officers; Nebres reelected prexy

The Bicol Canada Community Association (BCCA), elected at its general meeting on April 3, 2016, its new set of 21 officers and directors for the 2016- 2017 term. The democratic process was held at the Our Lady of The Assumption Church Parish Hall, Toronto under the electoral  supervision of  Comelec officials Tony A. San Juan and Maria 

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The Story of Esther on stage

The members of the Congregation Friends of Jesus Christ Canada will present on stage the Book of Esther which is  an attestation of God’s Love. According to Pastor Teck Uy, the play is slated on April 30, 2016 (Saturday), 6:30 p.m., 181 Nugget Ave., Toronto. For more information, please call (416) 335-8829. Last year, the 

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