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Block Rosary plans 30th year

Event Chairman Sir George R. Poblete announced the Committee Chairpersons for the Block Rosary 30th Anniversary celebration, to be held on September 30, 2012. Chairpersons appointed were : • Sir Jaime Marasigan – Vice Chairman, Communication & Souvenir Program • Madeleine Ong – Chairperson on Solicitation * Lita Leano – Manager, Secretariat • Angela Field 

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Teachers convene for certification, placement

Purposefully pursuing its collegial mandate and desire to engage and involve practicing and prospective teachers and educators in Ontario, the Philippine Teachers Association of Canada ( PTAC) will hold a conference on challenging opportunities in the education realm. To meet this expectation of achieving recognition and productive placement in the highly competitive teacher job market, the Filipino Canadian teachers organization will be conducting its 

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Stress, Emotional Eating and Weight

Keeping a healthy weight—and especially losing weight—is not easy for many reasons says Dr. George Traitses. For one, easy access to extremely tasty high-calorie foods pushes many to overeat. Living with stress—a common source of negative emotions—also makes it difficult to keep healthy habits. In fact, according to www.webmd.com, up to 75 percent of overeating 

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April 13-26, 2012 issue

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Philippine human rights advocates bring concerns to Canada in cross-country tour

TORONTO– Three human rights advocates from the Philippines will be touring across Canada from March 27th until April 16th to urge the Canadian Government and Canadians to support their demands that the Philippine Government take immediate steps to resolve the grave human rights situation. The visiting delegation features the General Secretary of the United Church 

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Grand Opening of Markham’s 1st Filipino Restaurant,

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Toronto Cagayanons complete medical mission

The Cagayan North Association has just completed its first medical mission in the Province of Cagayan with great success. The mission started in January 23- 30, 2012 serving the biggest and most populous towns of Cagayan. As expected a big crowd wanting free medical care eagerly awaited at the site early in the morning even 

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IL Divo of Asia to sing at Pinoy Fiesta on June 9 at Metro Convention Center

TORONTO–The rising Filipino classical-pop tenor quartet, The Angelos, dubbed as Asia’s answer to world famous Il Divo, is composed of young, vibrant and good-looking artists:  George Sison-Tagle, its founder, Rei Paolo Libiran and John Louie Abaigar.  The Angelos won the Aliw Awards’ Best Group in Concert category in 2009. “The Angelos possess a unique blend 

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HEALTH: Bike Fit Basics

By Dr. George I. Traitses Whether you ride on-road or off, pedal casually or competitively, it’s important to pay close attention to how your bicycle fits your body. A properly fitted bike will allow you to ride comfortably and safely, avoid injury, and produce more power, so you can go faster with the same or 

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