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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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FCT Update: Pistahan – a celebration of love for mother country

By Aida E. D’Orazio “Strange,” e-mailed a friend from Manila, “you, pinoys, in Canada, are more patriotic than us over here. You celebrate Philippine Independence Day with great pride. I can’t say that much about Filipinos here…” True, being far away from the Philippines has deepened our affection for our native land. And, remarkably, our 

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Silayan holds Spring dinner dance

TORONTO–The Silayan Filipino Community Centre held a successful fund raising activity at the Filipino Centre Toronto last April 16, 2005. The event aptly titled: “Annual Spring Fling Dinner Dance,” was a night of dancing with many door and raffle prizes given away to the guests during the evening. Highlights of the affair were the dance 

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Surban concert – with conscience and heart

TORONTO–The father and daughter team of Camilo and Jo Olaer, the producers of the Max Surban with the Vis-Dak Band Dinner Concert this coming June 19 (Sunday), 4:00 P.M. at the Saints Peter and Paul Banquet Hall located at 231 Milner Avenue, Scarborough, described the show as an entertainment with a conscience and a heart. 

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Theresians present two young talents

TORONTO–St. Theresa’s College Alumnae of Toronto is showcasing two young persons who overcame physical limitations to excel in the music. Mara Unson-Ladines lost her hearing when she contracted a viral infection at age three. Today this Los Angeles-based artist has won numerous awards and scholarships. Alvin Alba is a baritone with the Himg Pilipino Choral 

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