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Toronto Block Rosary on Pilgrimage

The Block Rosary Crusaders of Toronto had a Pilgrimage to Carey, Ohio on July 8-10, 2005, to celebrate the 130th year of Consolation Basilica in Carey, Ohio. The Block Rosary Crusaders of Toronto was requested by Bro. Jeffrey of Consolation Basilica to sponsor this year’s celebration. Over 150 pilgrims from Toronto came over in a 

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Businesses born at Windsor show

WINDSOR–July 16th is a day that Cora Santos will never forget. A nurse by profession, she makes costume jewellery during her spare time is very happy pursuing her hobby. During the Hello Windsor event, a new door of opportunity opened for her. Santos became an overnight entrepreneur when she joined the rest of the exhibitors 

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Boat safety – it’s our responsibility

Summertime is for many a time for relaxation and holidays. For some this means a trip to the lake to go boating. Regardless of what type of boat we use, it should be operated in a safe and competent manner. Already this year, several people have died while boating. Besides operating the boat safely, we 

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Rizal ladies mark 1st anniversary

The Canadian Ladies Auxiliary for Rizal celebrated its First Anniversary at St. Aidan Catholic Church Hall in Scarborough on Saturday, July 23, 2005. Led by their President, Lady Baby Pulumbarit, the the members converted the church hall into a Hawaiian Luau, with over 120 guests in Hawaiian costumes. CLARIZ is a civic organization, working closely 

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PNB tops BSP OFW remittance awards

The Philippine National Bank was honored by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas as the Commercial Bank of the Year on OFW Remittances for 2005. The distinction was the highest award given in the first ever BSP Awarding of Stakeholders, which also issued commendations to banking institutions that have done well in reporting the developments of 

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CASJ story presented at international forum

TORONTO – The story of how the shooting death of Jeffrey Reodica in the hands of a Toronto police officer has galvanized the Filipino community to courageously act, mobilize and organize for social justice, was heard at a recent international conference held in this city. The story was told of how the community’s involvement led 

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Afable art exhibit

The best artworks in the collection of artist Antonio Jun Afable will go on display in a solo exhibition at the Consulate Gallery and the public is invited to see it. The show entitled Retrospective XX- A Revisit to Old Works formally opens on August 5, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gallery located in 

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PCCT trade show at Mabuhay Festival

FILIPINO-OWNED BUSINESSES cross the bridge anew, through the Philippine Chamber of Commerce- Toronto (PCCT), to merge with the mainstream sector as they participate in the PIDC Mabuhay Philippines Toronto Summer Festival, Saturday, August 20 this year at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. At the “PCCT Trade Show at the PIDC Mabuhay Philippines Toronto Summer Festival,” 

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Oras ng Bayanihan sa 101.3 FM

Welcome sa Oras ng Bayanihan! Hosted by Roland O. Bertumen Ito po ang ating bagong programa dito sa Radyo Pinoy 101.3 FM which will have its maiden broadcast on July 15, 2005. Kami po ay inyong maririnig tuwing Biernes mula alas otso hanggang alas nueve ng gabi. Dito sa Oras ng Bayanihan, ang amin pong 

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Possible Illegal Acts Committed by Arroyo

Legal memo on the Gloriagate tapes By The Committee for the Defense of Lawyers (CODAL) The Committee for the Defense of Lawyers (CODAL) conducted a legal study on whether or not President Gloria Arroyo committed illegal acts now that she has admitted that she is the person in the tapes talking with Comm. Virgilio Garcillano 

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