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Domenic Garcia de Vera’s 7th Birthday party

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Community Round-Up Photos

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HEALTH: Fight fatigue with nutrition, activity

By Dr. George I. Traitses Napoleon Bonaparte once said that courage is only the second virtue in a soldier; the most important one is endurance of fatigue. Nowadays, fighting fatigue has become equally important for a growing army of people too busy or stressed to get adequate rest. In fact, according to a 2007 survey 

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Migrant group celebrates Easter at the park

Members and friends of the progressive group Filipino Migrant Workers’ Movement (FMWM) trooped to Earl Bales Park in Toronto to celebrate Easter Sunday with egg hunting and a talk on the state of human rights, prices of gas and basic commodities in the Philippines. FMWM, a member organization of Migrante Canada, has been sponsoring this 

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WIN Ontario celebrates 12th year

Word International Ministries, Ontario will be celebrating its 12th anniversary on May 13 at the auditorium of the Madonna Catholic Secondary School (located at 20 Dubray Avenue, Toronto, ON M3K1V5) near Keele St. and Wilson Ave. With the theme “Proclaim His Name” the celebration aims to look back with gratitude at the twelve fruitful years 

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ENVIRONMENT: Concerns with LED lightbulb

Dear EarthTalk: Are there health or environmental concerns with LED lightbulbs, which may soon replace compact fluorescents as the green-friendly light bulb of choice? — Mari-Louise, via e-mail Indeed, LED (light emitting diode) lighting does seem to be the wave of the future right now, given the mercury content and light quality issues with the 

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ENVIRONMENT: Natural bug repellents

Dear EarthTalk: I can’t seem to find any natural bug repellents that really work so I end up using the harsh, chemical varieties. Are there any really effective bug repellants that aren’t chemically based, or other strategies we can use to keep bugs at bay?– Melissa Armantine, New Paltz, NY While the industry standard insect 

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April 27 to May 10, 2012 issue

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A bishop, a doctor and an ex-political prisoner indict Aquino for human rights abuses

Human rights advocates condemn ‘climate of impunity’ in PH By Beatrice S. Paez TORONTO–Three Filipino human rights activists are ramping up their efforts in a tour across Canada to publicize the country’s human rights record before the government of President Benigno Aquino III presents its case before the United Nations (UN). This May, the Philippines 

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Interview with a Bishop under Fire

The General Secretary of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), Bishop Reuel Marigza, recently spoke with The Philippine Reporter following the “Our Voices Will Not Be Silenced” event at OISE at the University of Toronto. During Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s presidency, in the UCCP “more than 20 clergy and lay leaders of the church 

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