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Rizal Day at Earl Bales Park

TORONTO–On June 19, Sunday, the Order of the Knights of Rizal of Metro Toronto and Vicinities Area Council headed by Sir Lapulapu Caña, KGCR, Canada Region Commander, Area and Chapter Commanders will join the rest of our “Kababayans” to commemorate the birth of our Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal. The venue is at Earl 

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‘Pista sa Tundo’ 2005

TORONTO–It is that time of the year again for the Torres High School Alumni (International) to hold their signature summer social event “Pista Sa Tundo” this time on June 25, 2005. The “PISTA” will be held at Malvern Community Centre in Scarborough. Torresians from all over Canada will be joined by others from the mid 

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Justice for Jeffrey update

May 6th – Jeffrey’s 18th Birthday – family and friends celebrate at Reodica residence. Visits to cemetery. May 7th – outreach continues GTA wide… All communities… organizations…cultures… Ethnic groups… Media outlets… Ethnics radio…college radio…. Posters and flyers. May 13 – Coroner’s Office notify Reodica’s lawyer by fax that inquest date still has not been set 

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Questions on Jeffrey slay remain

TORONTO–Even as the Special Investigations Unit had long ago declared that the police officer who fatally shot Jeffrey Reodica was “legally justified” in doing so, the Reodica family and members of the Filipino community remain indignant and openly raise questions about the case. (See pages 1 and 10 about updates and the Justice for Jeffrey 

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Rockwell hosts open house May 21

Rockwell Land Corporation, the developers of residential high-rise condominiums-Rizal Tower, Hidalgo Place, Luna Gardens, Amorsolo Square and the Manansala-will host an open house on May 21 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. Executives of Rockwell Land Corporation are back in Los Angeles in response to the well-received roadshows last year. With the posh Joya 

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Rockwell, a safe sanctuary

What began as a Christmas light show is now a year-round spectacle that lends the Metro Manila skyline an awe-inspiring glow to uplift even the most jaded spirit. Set against the skyline’s nighttime canvas are 10 miles of brilliant rope lights outlining Rockwell’s residential towers. This postcard picture-perfect image is given a surreal in the 

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Filipino Canadian Psychiatrist: ‘Depression will be No.1 disease in 21st century’

MENTAL health is one of the medical challenges in the 21st Century. In fact, “ in the next 20 years, depression will be the world’s number one disease because lives will become more stressful”. This was the message of Fil-Can Psychiatrist, Dr Maria Dulce Bismonte during her recent seminar on “Depression” as part of the 

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Use XP boxes and help Bantay Bata and World Vision

Finally, we have a Filipino-owned company with the firm commitment to give support to World Vision Canada and Bantay Bata Philippines. Spearheaded by Mr. Romulo “Bhoy” Pellos and Mr. Santiago Hofilena with their humble desire to contribute to the continued support of the above- mentioned charitable institutions, The XP International Services Inc pioneers this worthy 

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1st Fil-Can Poker League on June 25

TORONTO–All roads lead to the Golden Valley Foods Banquet Hall along Principal Rd. in Scarborough on June 25, 2005 as the 1st Filipino-Canadian Poker League blasts off at 3 p.m. and the selected 200 invited players display their wits and strategies for the top purse of $5,000 and the exquisite trophy that go with the 

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Pat Rivera’s book of poetry launched May 4

TORONTO–Patria Cabatuando Rivera launched her first book of  poetry in English in Toronto on May 4, 2005. Titled  Puti/White, the book is one of Frontenac Houses  Quartet 2005 lineup. (See website: www.frontenachouse.com The poems in the collection are almost autobiographical as the author explores her lost roots  and traces her journey from a town in 

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