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‘Sikat Ka, Kapuso!’

Back-to-back US, Canada shows: GMA Pinoy TV is gearing up for the most star-studded event of the year as the hottest Kapuso royalties grace the much-awaited return of ‘Sikat Ka, Kapuso!’ this April. Following the huge success from last year’s event in California, the Kapuso abroad can once again get the chance to see their 

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Prince of Peace Induction of New Knights with the Degree Team. The Knights of Columbus Degree Team (shown, with sashes): SK Wilfred Gomez, PGK, PFN, District Deputy,  who led the Degree Team, is shown on top (3rd far right, standing).                                    (Photo provided)

Knights of Columbus KC # 9144 induction of 21 new Knights

The Prince of Peace Knights of Columbus Council # 9144 held the Induction of 21 Knighta. The Degree Team of SK Wilfred Gomez, DD, conducted the ceremony at Prince of Peace Church Hall on March 3, 2018. • Notable Knights who were present in the ceremony include: • Host KC Council # 9144 Grand Knight 

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Virgin the Barangay

Block Rosary group to celebrates 28th anniversary

Virgin the Barangay of Canada Coordinators met to discuss their 28th Anniversary of their Block Rosary group. The rosary group was founded in 1989, during the 25th Wedding Anniversary of Tol and Minda Azachee. Their objective is to pray the daily Rosary in the homes of mostly Filipinos in Mississauga and the Greater Toronto Area 

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U.S. Filipinos Commemorate EDSA & Vow to Continue Struggle Against Dictatorship

NEW YORK CITY — On February 25, about 30 community members and leaders attended a community forum hosted by MALAYA: U.S. Movement Against Killings & Dictatorship and For Democracy in the Philippines to commemorate the 32nd Anniversary of the EDSA People Power Uprising, which was able to oust President Marcos and mark the end of 

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Author and screenwriter Analyn Aryo

TWO FILMS ON NANNY STRUGGLES

Analyn Aryo comes up with two films on OFW hardships & struggles By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter Caregiver turned author/playwright turned screenwriter, Analyn Aryo, has her hands full this year as the brains behind Mangarap Ka, with two films in the series titled Forced to Let Go and Devotion premiering on March 3rd, 

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Fr. Amado Picardal

Fr. Amado Picardal predicts 70,000 killed in Duterte’s ‘drug war’

By the time his term ends in 2022 By Althea Manasan The Philippine Reporter As the death toll rises in President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war against drugs,” one of the loudest voices speaking out against the violence is coming from the Catholic Church. That voice was heard at New York City’s Columbia University earlier this month, 

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Karla Villanueva Danan (Kapisanan)

Four Ontario students set to attend Hawaii leadership camp

Need community support, donations By Karla Villanueva Danan, Glyn Jhan Narca, Hilary Naluz For almost 40 years, “magic” takes over Camp Erdman in Waialua, Hawaii as Filipino-American youth gather for the Sariling Gawa (SG) youth conference of collaborative leadership training rooted in community love and Filipino values.  For two years in British Columbia, Filipino-Canadian youth 

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Sanctuary City Edmonton urges Access Without Fear policies

Access to Essential Services for All Families This Family Day 2018, we recognize the migrants that have been separated from their families in search for better and peaceful lives, and the families here who are being told to go back home after providing service to this country. Many have made the hard decision to stay 

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Hon. Ahmed Hussen

Clarification from Immigration Ministry

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Let me start by saying we are not shutting down any caregiver programs. We recognize the role caregivers have played is an important one in supporting our loved ones and helping grow Canada’s economy. We are thankful for all that caregivers have done and we understand the difficulty they have 

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Spouses being reunited more quickly in Canada

Sponsorship process improvements have led to backlog reduction and shorter processing times MISSISSAUGA–Over the past year, the Government of Canada has made significant improvements to the spousal sponsorship process, making it faster and easier for Canadians and permanent residents to reunite with their spouses. In December 2016, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that 

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