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CASJ launch on Jan. 22

Holds presscon re Sgro snub TORONTO–The Community Alliance for Social Justice (CASJ) will officially launch as advocacy and social development group on Saturday, Janunary 22, 1-5 pm, at the Scarborough Civic Centre. The launch will start with a press conference on CASJ’s position on the live-in caregiver program (LCP), access to trades and professions, and 

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Consulate Typhoon Fundraising

(As of January 10, 2005) Donations Channeled through the Philippine Consulate General:                    AMOUNT 1.  Canadian Multicultural Council Asians in Ontario                                     $3,000.00 2.  Forex Parcel Delivery Inc.                      

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Coup and Counter-Coup at PCCT

By Manny Bade IF I had to tell you about a plot so thick you can cut it with a knife, or a tale of betrayal and double cross you’d probably think of CIA vs. KGB. But the spy mystery worth a story line for a James Bond movie is in fact the latest episode 

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Toronto student wins world video contest

ALEX PUNZALAN has what it takes to be declared the winner of the an international video contest. Believed to be the first Filipino who won such prestigious title, Punzalan was able to portray the plight of the underprivileged children in the Philippines through his creativity and vision. The video entitled “Believe” was produced under the 

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Lucena City Association holds fun Christmas party

TORONTO–The Lucena City Association of Ontario hosted its annual family Christmas Party at the Oriole Community Center last November 27. Lucenahins and guests from other parts of Quezon province enjoyed the evening of dancing, games, feasting on different delicacies and singing Christmas carols. The evening started with a program for the kids and kids at 

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NBD & Associates holds Christmas dinner dance

NBD & Associates, a brokering agent referring clienteles to mortgage, business and personal loans companies or contacts, immigration, legal-paralegal services, accounting and taxation, social event promotion and sound system (DJ) services, and event food catering services, held its yearly Christmas party last December 18 at Bayview Hill Community Centre in Richmond Hill, Ontario. The Christmas 

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Operation Kapusong Pinoy

By Ardie Ching “WE  need food, water, medicine…” The appeals were made by the victims of the four typhoons that hit our country recently. As dozens of bodies were burned and the stench of corpses hung in the air, some survivors are still hoping, as they pick up the pieces, that they can still recover 

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IMMIGRATION: Worth repeating – ‘I want my mommy!’

WITH the tragedy and hardship wreaked by the torrents of nature upon so many families Asia, the Tsunami and earthquakes remind us once again of the importance of family. The response and rush to help our brothers and sisters in the affected areas has been moving showing that human nature truly is compassionate. It appears 

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FCT Filipino Singing Idol on Jan. 21

Filipino Singing Idol, Jan. 21 The second round of the Filipino Singing Idol contest is coming up, folks! It’s not too late to sign up for the Friday, January 21st competition at the Rizal Hall. If not, there is the next and final elimination round on April 22nd before all finalists will compete at the 

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SEAS Centre to hold workshops on Filipino workers’ rights

TORONTO–The Support Enhance Access Service Centre (SEAS) is holding three more workshops within the months of January to May as part of its Filipino Workers’ Right & Equity project. SEAS Centre is a settlement agency which has been providing services for newcomers, largely for the South East Asian community, since 1986. Its Filipino program was 

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