Thomas Saras, NEPMCC President and CEO;  Maria Saras-Voutsinas, Executive Driector; MPP Aris Babikian; John Kiru, CNE President; MP Mario Mendocino; and Daniel Bernhard.

Ethnic Press 2019 exhibit opens at CNE

The National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada (NEPMCC) opened its 2019 Exhibtit at the CNE, August 18, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, led by Thomas Saras, President and CEO. The opening was graced by NEPMCC officers and members, politicians, CNE officials and other guests. A reception followed the official ceremonies. The Exhibit, a yearly 

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Photo:Taken by official photographer Sarah Race

Migrante BC: 2019 COV Award Winner for Excellence

It was a memorable Friday night inside the big hall at the Roundhouse Community Centre. Ten citizens and eight organizations were honoured last July 12 at the Annual Awards of Excellence ceremony by the City Mayor and the Vancouver City Council. The 2019 Award recipients were selected by the Vancouver City Council from over 50 

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Photography workshops teach participants to mirror migrant life, struggles

CALGARY, Alberta–A project funded by the Community Initiatives Program of the Alberta government led by grassroots organization Migrante Alberta is turning ordinary migrants into amateur photographers with the goal to capture their life and struggles in still frames. Photographer Nwel Saturay is leading some twenty-four Filipino participants in a series of photography workshops entitled: “Kwento’t 

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Photos: Ysh Cabana

The dirty business of janitorial services

By Ysh Cabana The Philippine Reporter Emma Llanes, 54, from Batangas, Philippines, hoped to make enough money cleaning the lobby of a downtown Toronto building to buy prescription medicine for her high blood pressure. Even with six years of gruelling work experience at The Icon Condominiums in downtown Toronto, Llanes is instead locked out with 

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Mariñas I shooting the recurve bow

Martial artist is author of 14 books (Wants to write 6 more)

Book Review and Author Interview: Archery for Beginners by Amante P. Mariñas By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter Amante P. Mariñas, Sr., the most published practitioner of Filipino martial arts recently launched his latest book, Archery for Beginners, a detailed guide on how to get started in archery and much more. The book focuses 

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Kaliyah Macaraig

2 Fil-Can Top Ontario Scholars

The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), Canada’s largest publicly- supported and most diverse Catholic school district, recently announced that 2 Filipino -Canadian students are among nine outstanding Grade 12 graduates who were awarded top academic honours in Ontario during the academic year 2018-2019. The two, namely Jarred S. Laganas and Kaliyah Macaraig, are from North York 

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117th proclamation anniversary celebration of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, antiimperialist people’s church. Members came from IFI Greater Toronto, Hamilton & Niagara, Montreal, with visiting IFI priest from the Church of Sweden and the Episcopal Church in the GTA.

IFI celebrates 117th Proclamation Anniversary

Iglesia Filipina Independiente TORONTO–The Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI, Philippine Independent Church), Parish of the Holy Child in Toronto hosted August 3, 2019 the celebration of the 117th Proclamation Anniversary of the IFI. At the All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, a Mass was concelebrated by Rev. Frs. Art Calaycay of IFI Montreal, Christian Rey of IFI 

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Ma-Anne Dionisio

PIDC Gala with star entertainers

The Philippine Independence Day Council, wishes to announce one of its prestigious events, the Mabuhay Philippines Festival 2019 PIDC Gala, supported and funded by TD Bank and the Canadian Asian Heritage Multiculturalism. Fittingly, Cristina Carpio, Editor-In-Chief Marquee Magazine and host of Amazon Prime’s Going Global and Kayla-Marie Williams, host/reporter of CP24 News are cvo-hosting the 

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Former Lord Mayor’s Cup Invitation Golf Tournament 2019

Royal Niagara Golf Club, Saturday, August 24, 2019 Charity Fundraising for scholarships in the Philippines

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Making it Easy with SPAM®

When school is back in session, convenient dinners and satisfying snacks are essential for keeping you and your kids happy. SPAM® makes it easy with these yummy recipes to get your family through the week! For full list of recipe ideas visit SPAM® Street Taco with Pickled Red Onion and Cabbage Slaw Even the 

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