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Mass and Vigil for Reodica

By Marlou S. Tiro The Philippine Reporter TORONTO-It was cold and raining hard that Wednesday (June 9) evening. Only few had their umbrellas while others had to be contented taking shelter under a tree. Armed with their banners and placards, they continued to walk for Jeffrey Reodica’s cause and braved the heavy rain. Unhampered by 

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Fast track to Canada: Fact and fantasy

Canadian Immigration Views By Berto Volpentesta “How can I bring my brother to Canada?” This sounds like a very familiar question that most people who work in immigration will hear many times a day whether it is for a brother, sister, niece, nephew or other family or friend. This question is only surpassed by the 

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Ateneans converging in Toronto for convention

TORONTO-The Ateneo Alumni Association Canada (AAAC) is hosting the 6th All-Ateneo Convention to be held at the Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre on July 8-11, 2004. The All-Ateneo Convention is a gathering of Ateneans designed to renew old friendships, share learnings and experiences, and focus energies on assistance projects in the spirit of the Jesuit tradition. 

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De Vera family reunites thru Platinum-Care.com

By Nellie Reyes-Lauang ARLENE de Vera, a young nurse of Baguio City, may have wondered at first how her family can attain the Canadian dream. So she took the first step… without hesitation, Arlene sought the able assistance of Platinum-care.com while she was in Hong Kong. She arrived Ontario on May 28, 2001 and worked 

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Family of slain teen cries for truth, justice

By Mari-Len De Guzman TORONTO–The family of the 17-year-old male gunned down by police officer has appealed to witnesses to come forward in light of on-going investigations on the incident. Jeffrey Reodica, a Grade 11 student at Jean Vanier Catholic School in Scarborough, died in hospital few days after being shot three times by a 

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How Jeffrey Reodica was shot 3 times

By Marlou S. Tiro (Exclusive interview with a boy who witnessed it all) TORONTO–As the real story behind Jeffrey Reodica’s mysterious death slowly unfolds, many questions have been left unanswered. Willie Reodica, Jeffrey’s father already appealed to all potential witnesses to come forward and help them. Since the incident happened on Friday, May 21, up 

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On the death of Jeffrey Reodica: Let us unite for truth and justice

WE are members of the Filipino Canadian community and friends who are deeply concerned about the death of 17-year old Jeffrey Reodica in the hands of a police officer. Jeffrey was a Grade 11 student who excelled in school as his teachers, classmates and countless friends would attest. His parents are prominent members of the 

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Jeffrey loved life and died for his friends

By Marlou S. Tiro IMAGINE yourself sitting in front of a television set with a group of friends, eating popcorn and drinking cola. Then here comes a wacky guy appearing on screen with a microphone on hand and talks endlessly on everything under the sun. You see him acting like any professional journalist in one 

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Grief for Jeffrey

By Paul F. de la Cruz THE last time I saw Willie Reodica was during the “Anti Corruption” forum on May 1, 2004, at Mayette’s in Toronto. He was in sparkly mood and talking hope, ready to take on the world and do his share in the fight against corruption that is shaping up. The 

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Community commits to seek truth and justice in Reodica case

SCARBOROUGH – Approximately 180 members of the Filipino community and supporters from various cultures came together on Monday, May 31, for a community meeting to get involved in the quest for truth and justice in the killing of Jeffrey Reodica by a police officer. The meeting, held at the Scarborough Civic Centre council chambers was 

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