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JAZZ at The Trane on Bathurst St., Toronto

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Wekaf world championship held in Cebu

The 12th Wekaf World Championships was recently held in Cebu, Philippines this past July. Some 700 eskrimadors from 30 countries–including first-timers Oman, Indonesia, Leichtensein joined the event. Team Canada just returned from their journey, as members include Punong Guro Laura Holmes, Guro JB Ramos, Paul Limgenco, Kris Flores, Nadia Bruno and James Armstrong. Each of 

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AN COMPLICATED MIND: Good and bad news

By Joe Rivera During his most recent state of the nation address (SONA), Philippine President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III rued the lack of enthusiasm in the local media in reporting on the progress of the Philippine economy. President Aquino said that commentators in the foreign media have been bedazzled, citing Bloomberg Business week’s “Keep an 

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LIGHT MOMENTS

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AN UNCOMPLICATED MIND: Drone killings not justified

By Joe Rivera Last February 6, 2012, the Philippine military reported killing a senior Abu Sayyaf commander, a Singaporean guerilla and 12 terrorist followers after a surgical air attack on their suspected base in Parang, Sulu. The attack was so precise that it lasted only a few seconds. To date, however, the bodies of the 

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ENVIRONMENT: Challenging Harper’s efforts to weaken environmental protections

Dear EarthTalk: Why were some environmental websites blacked out all day back on June 4? Was this some sort of protest, or did they get hacked?–Ned Cooper, Detroit, MI It wasn’t hackers this time. In fact, a group of environmental and social justice organizations representing millions of Canadians blacked out their websites for 24 hours 

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HEALTH: Whats New About Sleep?

An old Chinese proverb states, “Only when one can not sleep does one know how long the night is.” Almost everyone can relate to those words at some point in life. In younger people, stress and worry commonlycause insomnia. Older people suffer from a natural decrease in melatonin—a sleep inducing hormone. Pressures from job and 

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El Shaddai DWXI-PPFI Scarborough celebrated their 18th anniversary

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RBC: Establishing credit – top barrier to newcomers

According to an RBC poll, almost half of newcomers, despite being financially savvy, face obstacles when it comes to establishing their finances in Canada. The two main hurdles identified by newcomers are: • Banks don’t fully understand the challenges they are faced with (27 per cent) • Banks do not provide adequate credit services without 

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August 10-23, 2012 issuw

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