Community

Ang Bisaya picnic

The Annual Summer Picnic of Ang Bisaya was held at Earl Bales Park (along Bathurst south of Sheppard) on Saturday, August 2. Freshly cooked lechons, Cebuano style were provided by the association. One is donated by Dr. Romeo Sinajon. A singing contest will be the highlighted the occasion. The new set of officers for 2004 

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Batangas association donates a classroom

TORONTO–“The Batangas Provincial Association of Canada (BPAC), is the first Filipino organization in Canada to donate a classroom under the Classroom Galing sa Mamamayang Pilipino Abroad (CGMA) Program,” Philippine Labor Representative Rolando Rico C. Olalia announced. The hand-over of the association’s donation was made by its officials at the Philippine Consulate General, Toronto on Aug. 

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Jeffrey campaign continues

TORONTO –A week past the July 22 meeting of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) with the Reodica family and its lawyers, people are still awaiting the final report to be issued. The two-hour meeting at the SIU simply provided an opporunity for the Reodica family to raise its concerns about the investigation into the case. 

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Doggedly working to own a building

IN a recent issue of the Filipino Bulletin, pictures of some members of the KCCC (Kalayaan Cultural Community Centre) board of directors were on the cover page with a question in bold letters – “ Will the Spirit of Kalayaan come alive?” The question was in reference to the Spirit of Kalayaan and its successful 

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Reina Elena pageant raises $10,000 for poor in R.P

By Analise Ticzon TORONTO–“It’s very overwhelming to think that I could help some of these sick children in the Philippines by doing what I feel is so little, but has resulted in so much. Being part of the Reina Elena has taught me that you’re capable of doing more than you think are.” These were 

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ACS stars heat up PIDC-Mabuhay Festival

TORONTO–Top Filipino-Canadian artists work hand in hand for a huge Saturday (Aug. 7) celebration Ang Chaya-Saya Bayan, a spin-off of popular noontime variety shows in the Philippines. Expect the latest hits from the Filipino remix of modern dances to songs. ACS child-wonder and pride of Filipino-Canadian community Czeska Sion opens up the act with the 

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Fund raising for Milaor typhoon victims

TORONTO–Project Milaor was formed recently by a group of Filipinos headed by former Milaor Mayor Rogelio Flores at St. Jamestown in order to solicit used clothes and can goods to be distributed to the residents of the different barangays in the town of Milaor in the province of Camarines Sur whose houses were destroyed and 

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Educational TV needs help for R.P. kids

TORONTO–The Philippine Consulate General is pleased to inform the Filipino community of a new project developed by the ABS-CBN Foundation, Inc., a non-stock non-profit social development arm of the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Co, to enhance the welfare and conditions of the Filipino children. One of them is the Educational Television Project (ETV). ETV programs are aired 

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Diwata Works back with 2 plays

TORONTO–Diwata Works (DW), the cultural production company that gave you Allos and Fort Santiago, is back with two one-act plays–and they are a blast! The non-profit theatre company is holding auditions in early-August and mid-August for actors to play these characters: one man and one woman in their late 40s/50s; and, one man and one 

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Couples for Christ marks 10th year

TORONTO–Couples for Christ (CFC) celebrates its 10th year of presence in the GTA. CFC is a Catholic Community that started in the Philippines in 1981. The community has grown from an original group of 16 couples to approximately 1.4 million active members in 108 countries. In Toronto, the original 12 couples who attended the Christian 

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