Members and guest artists of the Philippine Artists Group at the opening of their art exhibit at the Philippine Consulate General’s Office on May 2, 2014.

PAG Opens Art Exhibit at the Consulate

Philippine Artists Group Opening of Art Exhibit at the Philippine Consulate May 2, 2014

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PAG elects new officers

Hopes are high with the Philippine Artists Group of Canada’s election of a new set of officers led by recent Woman Achiever awardee for Visual Arts, Nelia Tonido as President. Nelia is a watercolorist, architect and award-winning cake designer. Also elected are the award-winning artist Antonio ‘Jun’ Afable as Vice President, artist/architect Genaro ‘Gene’ Lopos 

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President Noynoy Aquino and US President Barrack Obama

NCCP Statement on the visit of U.S. President Obama

The visit by U.S.President Barrack Obama to the Philippines over the coming days is being drummed up as a significant event for the “friendship” of both countries. This is not a friendly visit at all. Its main purpose is the signing of the Agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation (AEDC). The AEDC will give the U.S. 

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Minister Jason Kenney

Moratorium not a solution to abuses of TFWP

Migrante Canada, the broad alliance of 19 Filipino migrant and immigrant groups in Canada, calls attention on the impact of the moratorium on the migrant workers already working in Canada and those with positive pending applications. On April 24, Minister Kenney of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) declared a Canada-wide moratorium of the TFWP 

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Grace Nono in T.O., May 24

GRACE NONO, the Philippine music performing and recording artist, author, and cultural worker whose work has garnered her over 40 awards worldwide, comes to Toronto for the first time for a one-evening only Solo Presentation – Talk with Performance. The intimate setting of St. John’s Cathedral Polish Catholic Church, 186 Cowan Ave, serves as a 

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Bishop Vincent Nguyen administered the Catholic confirmation of a group of Grade 8 students at the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Scarborough, Ontario, on May 6, 2014. (PHOTO: HG)


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Social and economic justice for working people

ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH ORONTO–The month of May is upon us and with it brings Asian Heritage Month across Canada. As spring shifts quickly towards summer, and as our days get longer, and the sun shines a little brighter, we are provided with a beautiful backdrop to celebrate, remember, and revere the immense contributions of those 

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We remember workers killed, injured in ‘job’

Toronto is the National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job. As Canada’s leading and most progressive union, UFCW Canada recognizes the Day of Mourning to remember the countless workers who have tragically died on the job, as well as to honour those who have endured a major injury at work. 

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North York Pinoy Athletic Association holds induction

Spring, once again, is on the air. Places and people are up in welcoming and enjoying the yearly seasonal rites. The North York Pinoy Athletic Association ( NYPAA) celebrated the desirable transition with a Dinner-Dance and Induction of its officers and directors for the 2014-2015 term. The event was held on April 5, 2014 at the Garnet 

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APRIL RAMIREZ SANTOS celebrated her 18th birthday with her sister Kathleen, brother Noel, and parents Joel and Fely; together with her classmates and friends; and relatives from Hawaii, Detroit, Chicago, Montreal, and Vancouver. The event was held at Riviera Parque on April 5, 2014.


April Ramirez Santos 18th Birthday ————————————————————————– Dory Avenido and Edith Vallena’s Birthdays _______________________________________________ Joint Birthday Celebration of Raymond Mangante and Glenna Orata

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