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Knights of Columbus Council # 9144 brings joy to the Scarborough seniors

The Prince of Peace KC Council # 9144 Knights and their wives sang several dozen Christmas songs to entertain the Seniors at Leisure World in Scarborough. The Carollers were led by Bro. Joe Angeles, PGK and Grand Knight Eduardo Prillo, PGK, FDD. Organist Angie Valledor of the Prince of Peace Choir, accompanied the Carollers in 

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Dec. 23, 2011 to Jan. 5, 2012 issue

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Serious messages on celebration night

PHILIPPINE PRESS CLUB-ONTARIO’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY By Joseph Smooke Joyous renditions of the Canadian and Philippine national anthems set a festive tone for the 10th Anniversary of the Philippine Press Club-Ontario (PPC-O), but the night was about journalism and as such was not without controversy.   Fifteen men and women converged on a snowy December 17, 

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Carmencita ‘Ging’ Hernandez, community activist, writes 30

Carmencita “Ging” Hernandez, known for her long-time activism in the Filipino community in Toronto, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 in Toronto Western Hospital. She suffered from a stroke on Sunday, Dec. 4 and went immediately on comatose. According to reports, she was pronounced brain dead later and the life support system was pulled 

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NOTEBOOK: Great Initiatives to Undertake

PPC-O After 10 years: Following is a piece I wrote for the souvenir program of the 10th anniversary gala of the Philippine Press Club – Ontario held last Dec. 2 in Toronto * * *  It’s a milestone, to use a cliché. The Philippine Press Club-Ontario marks its 10th anniversary this year, 2011. What it 

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AN UNCOMPLICATED MIND: Super visa – not so super

The new super visa for parents and grandparents took effect last December 1. Canada Immigration promises to issue these visas within eight weeks of application. So, instead of waiting for eight years to visit their child or grandchildren, parents or grandparents can now come to Canada within a matter of eight weeks. What a great 

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Statement on Maguindanao Massacre

23 November 2011 President Benigno S. Aquino III Malacañang Palace J.P. Laurel St. San Miguel, Manila, 1005 Philippines Dear President Aquino, We, the undersigned, are extremely alarmed about the increasing cases of human rights violations and extrajudicial killings that continue unabated under your administration. To date, 54 cases of extrajudicial killings have happened since you 

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PATAC’s Pamaskong Handog Para Sa Mga Bata (Christmas Offering for the Children)

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Other Community Events

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MILESTONES

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