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SONA ng Bayan in Toronto

By Dylan Hamada TORONTO–The intersection of Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue is ordinarily a bustling corner of north Toronto, an energetic but otherwise unassuming slice of real estate that many Filipino immigrants have claimed as their own. On Sunday, July 22, however, shouts of “Makibaka, Huwag Matakot!” could be heard reverberating off the local karinderya 

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Call for justice for Joshua Yasay and victims of Scarborough violence

ANAKBAYAN-Toronto, a broad alliance of Filipino-Canadian youth under the umbrella organization of BAYAN Canada, mourns the loss of 23 year old Filipino-Canadian youth Joshua Yasay, who was killed on Monday, July 17th 2012 in a Scarborough shooting incident. A York University graduate, Yasay was one of the two victims killed at the annual block party 

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AN UNCOMPLICATED MIND: Summer of the Gun: Part II

By Joe Rivera To many peace-loving residents of Toronto, the latest mass shooting (July 16) on Danzig St. in Scarborough raises yet the spectre of another “summer of the gun” that shook the city in 2005. That summer seven years ago, 24 people were shot dead in Toronto from June 12 to September 16, and 

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Filipino Pride

By Alex Felipe (Delivered at Diwa ng Kasarinlan, July 7, 2012 at Ryerson University Student Centre)  You hear alot about it these days and that is good.  But let me play devils advocate for a second. Why are you proud? Are you proud that a literate and developing civilization was conquered by a small band 

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: MP James turns her back on science

Dear Editor, This month scientists from all across Canada held a funeral march on Parliament Hill for the “death of evidence.” They were protesting how MP Roxanne James and her Conservative government are ignoring evidence in policy-making, cutting off funding to vital research and preventing government scientists from presenting evidence to the public. This normally 

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Ms. Sweetheart of Niagara 2012

ST. CATHARINES–Charlotte Mae Vergara was crowned Ms. Sweetheart of Niagara 2012 in an event witnessed by hundreds of caregivers in Niagara. Vergara also won Ms. Popularity, Best in Casual Wear, Ms. Photogenic, Ms. Body Beautiful and Ms. Famous. The first runner up title went to Grace Hemmingway followed by Maureen Joy Gonzales who bagged the 

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NEPMC Canada Day Celebration

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Lynette Perez’s Birthday

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Other Community Round-Up

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