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Filipino talents at Factory Theatre

By Catherine Hernandez As announced at the Mabuhay Festival, Factory Theatre is inviting all amateur performers at its first ever Filipino Culture Night on Sept. 20th. The goal of the evening is to offer young talented Filipino Canadians the chance to learn from established artists about what it takes to be a success in the 

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From Bach to Pop

Three years ago, the Filipino Seniors of Mississauga sponsored Solon Reyes’ piano recital, Music of the Masters that garnered rave reviews. Once again, this Fall, they will present Solon in a concert, “From Bach to Pop” with guest artist Lilac Cana, soprano. The event will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 29, 2005 

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Ugnayan-Toronto hops on to the Community

Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada / Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance – Toronto Chapter (UKPC/FCYA or Ugnayan-Toronto) is calling on all Filipino youth to join them for SAKAY NA! Hopping on to the Community Scene. SAKAY NA! is Ugnayan-Toronto’s open house which takes place on Saturday, September 17, 2005, 1-5pm at the Wellesley Community Centre 

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Silayan promotes ‘Barong at Saya’

Silayan Community Centre will promote “Barong at Saya,” the authentic Filipino formal attire, in a dinner – dance slated on November 5 (Saturday), 7:00 p.m., at the Best Western Primrose Hotel at 111 Carlton St., corner Jarvis at downtown Toronto. The event is a breakthrough for a fund raising for the benefit of the of 

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Seniors’ forum invites Filipino elders to attend its 2nd meeting

Filipino seniors’ throughout Toronto are being invited to participate in the 2005 Second Consultative set on October 19 (Wednesday), 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Council Chambers, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West. The Seniors’ Forum was formed in order to assist the Toronto City Council to identify the priority needs of the 

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The Parent Trap: What will the Minister do?

Canadian Immigration News and Views By Berto Volpentesta Now that summer is gone the children are back at school and Parliament returns to discuss the important business of running Canada. Each fall, the Minister for Citizenship and Immigration must report to Parliament and provide an overview of the events of the last year and the 

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Open Letter: Demand for Inquest for Jeffrey Reodica

Thursday, August 4th, 2005 TO: The Honourable Monte Kwinter, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Dr. Barry A. McLellan, Chief Coroner for Ontario CC: The Honourable Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario The Honourable John Tory, MPP The Honourable Howard Hampton, MPP His Worship David Miller, Mayor of Toronto FROM: The Justice for Jeffrey Reodica 

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Youth reclaim role in Philippine struggle

Youth reclaim role in Philippine struggle Filipino youth gathering in Montreal–a resounding success: Filipino youth in Quebec build higher unity! Over 80 Filipino youth delegates and observers havebeen inspired and energized by a gathering held in Montreal, Quebec for two and a half days (Aug. 19-21) where they shared their history of migration and experiences 

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Withdraw support for GMA, Canadian Embassy official urged

The Head of the Canadian International Solidarity Mission delegation and Acting Chairperson of BC Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (BCCHRP), Barbara Waldern, and two other BCCHRP activists/ISM delegates from Canada, Elizabeth Dollaga and Emanuel Sayo, visited the Canadian Embassy on the morning of August 24. The delegates delivered the main message of the 

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Calling Davaoeños

Natives of the four provinces of Davao who have relocated themselves in Toronto, Ontario, will meet on Sunday (Sept. 25), 3:00 P.M. at the Office of Silayan Community Center, Sub-Basement, 240 Wellesley, East. According to Adelaida B. Fabriga, the coordinator of the event, she is inviting all Davawenos to attend the meeting in order to 

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