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Swedish King to visit PH

The Department of Foreign Affairs has announced that Sweden’s reigning monarch, King Carl XVI Gustaf, is visiting the Philippines from January 24 to 26  as Guest of Honor at the Invitational Peace Jamboree of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines in their centenary year. This is the first visit of a Swedish monarch and Head 

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From left: Michael Messenger, Exec VP World Vision; Egay Gonzales; Junever M.  Mahilum-West, Philippine Consulate General; Dave Toycen, President World Vision; Pastor Julius  Tiongson, Gateway Family and Community Centre; Brad Butt, MP Mississauga Streetsville; Paulette Kinmond, Director of Supporter Engagement World Vision.

World Vision raises $86K

Updated field stats  • World Vision’s relief efforts in the Philippines to support victims of Typhoon Haiyan have now reached over 550,000 people in 10 provinces; • World Vision is providing food, shelter kits, hygiene kits and household supplies, as well as establishing Child-friendly Spaces, where children can play, learn and receive support in a 

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From left: Jessie Anunciacion, Pastor of the Mt. Zion Filipino S.D.A Church; Elder Ulysses Guarin, Conference Treasurer; His Excellency Leslie B Gatan, Phil. Ambassador; Mrs Junever M. Mahilum-West, Consul Gen. of the Philippines.; Hon. Mark Adler, MP York Centre; Councilor James Pasternak, Councilor Ward 10; Dr. Mansfield Edwards, Ontario Conference President, Pastor Gary Hodder; Executive Secretary and James Astleford, Executive Director of Adra Canada.

7th Day Adventists raise $16,000

The Filipino- Canadian  Prayer rally for Haiyan victims held at Mt. Zion Seventh-Day Adventist Church last Nov. 19, 2013  was a success, raised $16,000 for relief . Through Canada’s $ per $ matching program translates to about $32,000 more for ADRA Canada’s relief work for Haiyan victims. Let’s continue to lift the Filipino nation through 

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‘Rise Again’ benefit show for Haiyan survivors

IN the days immediately after typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, several Filipino-Canadian organizations sprung into action calling upon its members to assemble and arrange fundraising events. The response from the community was swift given the urgency of the situation. One group, headed by Ruby (Jeng) and Eugene Guiyab of JMG Infinity Entertainment, gathered to come 

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triOS Campus Directors pose with a disaster relief cheque for $4,884.50.

triOS College raises $5K for Haiyan disaster relief

TORONTO–Two months after one of the strongest typhoons tore through the Philippines, triOS College Business Technology Healthcare  raises close to $5,000.00 to support the ongoing relief efforts.  The college raised funds through local, on campus fundraising and gave the proceeds to the Canadian Red Cross and to the hometown of a triOS College staff member. 

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Roland Chan, Roland Chan Jr., Paul Grimes

Liland Insurance Awards Night

January 11, 2014 — Spirale Banquet Hall, Scarboroug

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HEALTH: Preventing Text Neck

By Dr. George I. Traitses Americans sent 110 billion text messages in December 2008, according to the Census Bureau. As technology advances, allowing us to do more tasks on smaller equipment, our bodies often pay the price. With a growing potential for injuries from technologies that we rely on, it’s important to minimize the risks. 

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Promoting local products and livelihood through fashion

  By Rachelle Cruz TORONTO–His work is marked by the perfect blend of haute couture and culture, precisely fitting for his upcoming fashion show this Saturday, Jan. 18.   This meticulous, hands-on, passionate designer will have more than 60 pieces, featuring couture gowns using organic and indigenous materials such as twigs, “dalet” or barks and seeds; 

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From left: Michael Messenger, Exec VP World Vision; Junever M.  Mahilum-West, Philippine Consulate General; Dave Toycen, President World Vision; Pastor Julius  Tiongson,  Gateway Family and Community Centre; Brad Butt, MP Mississauga Streetsville; Paulette Kinmond,  Director of Supporter Engagement World Vision 

Cheque presentation at World Vision for Typhoon Haiyan

A cheque presentation at World Vision on Jan. 15, 2014. This is a combined total of all monies raised from various fundraisers 2 months since the disaster. All monies raised go to World Vision’s typhoon relief fund. Updated field stats  • World Vision’s relief efforts in the Philippines to support victims of Typhoon Haiyan have 

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Elena Tanglao, Secretary, United Filipino Canadian Seniors of Hamilton presented the cheque ($11,260.00) to Red Cross for the Typhoon Haiyan victims. The funds were donated through UFCSAH’s relief fundraising held last November 30th, 2013. This amount will be matched by the Federal government dollar for dollar with a grand total of $22,520.00.

Seniors raise thousands for Filipino typhoon relief

HAMILTON, ON–The plight of family and friends back in the Philippines was clearly on the minds of many of those on hand at the annual United Filipino Canadian Seniors of Hamilton Christmas party Nov. 30., 2013. More than 300 seniors raised $5,130 that will be used to help victims of last month’s massive typhoon that 

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