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CASJ study reveals: Filipinos in Toronto ‘deprofessionalized’

TORONTO – Why is it that despite having high levels of education among Filipino immigrants, a vast majority of them end up in lower paying jobs, resulting in an average income lower than those of most immigrants? A recent survey conducted by the Community Alliance for Social Justice (CASJ) in collaboration with Dr. Philip Kelly 

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Filipino domestic sentenced 5 years for manslaughter

Montreal–Members of Filipino community organizations from the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC), PINAY (Filipino Women’s Organization in Quebec), Kabataang Montreal (Filipino Youth Organization), and SIKLAB-Montreal (Filipino Migrant Workers’ Organization) were present Wednesday (Oct. 26) during the sentence hearing to show support to Melanie Baysa, a domestic worker who entered through Canada’s Live-In 

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Martin Nievera makes merry music at the Metro

TORONTO–Filipinos love to laugh. That’s why when Martin Nievera came to this city recently for a one-night show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s John Bassett Theatre, hundreds came to watch the Philippine concert king. And much of the reason was because Martin could easily put on a really amusing show. It doesn’t take much 

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Jose Mari Chan performs at John Bassett Theatre

TORONTO–After the highly successful Martin Nievera “I Sing For You” concert at the John Bassett Theatre in Toronto, now comes a special concert by multi-awarded singer-songwriter Jose Mari Chan at the same magnificent venue. The hitmaker will be serenading his devoted fans with his all time favorite hits in this one-of-a-kind concert experience. Being in 

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Mikey Bustos concert in Niagara

St Catharines will soon have a wonderful treat prior to the Christmas season as Mikey Bustos, one of the top 10 finalists of Canadian Idol will have a live concert for the first time in Niagara region on November 18, Friday, from 7:00 pm at the CAW Hall, Bunting Road, St Catharines. Mikey Bustos’s live 

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OFWs in Canada form national alliance

Communiqué 23 October 2005 Filipinos in Canada reach a milestone: Establish first-ever National Alliance of Overseas Filipino Workers in Canada Toronto, Canada played host to a historic conference of Filipino workers in Canada. Over 60 Filipinos from Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal gathered under the theme “Migranteng Pinoy: Mura na, pang-export pa [Migrant Filipinos]: 

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Kapisanan Philippine Centre launch

Kapisanan Philippine Centre is launching a brand new 3500 sq. ft. facility in the heart of downtown Toronto’s Kensington Market dedicated to Filipino-Canadian arts and culture on November 27th 2005. Kapisanan is inviting all members to attend the annual general meeting (AGM) at 4 pm. Kapisanan Philippine Centre Launch Day Programme: 1:00 pm – Opening 

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Volpe challenged on deportation of nannies

National Filipino women advocacy group challenges Volpe to pay more than lip service to issue of undocumented workers With Prime Minister Volpe’s announcement last week on his plans to ”regularize” illegal residents and undocumented workers, a national alliance of Filipino women’s advocacy groups across Canada expressed hope his statement was not merely lip service in 

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Pasko sa Kabukiran

Four Filipino community organizations will jointly hold their Christmas 2005 celebration with the theme “Pasko sa Kabukiran” on December 3 (Saturday), 5:00 p.m. at the Level 2 (Sub-Basement) Gym, 240 Wellesley East, Toronto. They are the United Filipino Association of St. Jamestown, The Pillars, Silayan Community Centre, and the San Lorenzo Ruiz Congregation. The affair 

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Silayan general membership meeting on Nov. 20

The officers and members of the board of directors of the Silayan Community Centre announced its annual general meeting on November 20 (Satuday) , 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at level 2 (Sub-Basement), 240 Wellesley East, St. Jamestown Complex, Toronto. A special committee has been mandated by its constitution and by-laws in receiving candidates to 

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