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New job alerts system launched

OTTAWA–The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, today launched the new Job Alerts system, making it easier for Canadians across the country to find out about local job opportunities.  “The new Job Alerts system is an important part of our government’s plan to better Connect Canadians with Available Jobs in their 

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Police ask help on Bathurst assault

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance identifying a man wanted in an assault investigation on a TTC bus. It is reported that: • on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at 11:35 p.m., a 21?year?old man was a passenger on a northbound TTC bus on Bathurst Street • the 21-year-old man was assaulted by 

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Bye bye 2012 – Hello basketball

Basketball still proves to be a Filipino’s favorite sport. Bayan basketball club’s house league came to an exciting finish on January 6th at Stefano Community Center (Sheppard and Weston road). Though 2012 came to an end many Filipino’s came out to play basketball instead of resting at home. The result of the championship game for 

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Kapit-Kamay sa Pagdamay fundraiser set

FUNDRAISING FOR PABLO VICTIMS Going on a Friday night out? Make it matter. Join the fundraiser for typhoon ‘Pablo’ victims dubbed “Kapit-Kamay sa Pagdamay, A Night to Rebuild Hope for Typhoon ‘Pablo’ Victims” on January 18, 2013, Friday at 7 p.m. at the Great Hall of Glenview Presbyterian Church in 1 Glenview Ave., Toronto, M4R 

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PIDC announces its 2013 events

Members of the Philippine Independence Day Council (PIDC) have already started preparations for a number of community functions planned for 2013. PIDC, a volunteer-based non-profit organization has been successfully organizing annual events for more than 20 years and continues its efforts to foster unity within the Filipino-Canadian community. Expect more of what PIDC is known 

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Laws in our lives

By Reena Basser There is so much protection offered to the tenant by the Ontario government, that I think it’s wise to go over some of the main topics on this issue that effects many people. My column is meant to bring to light some of the key points of Ontario Law. I am a 

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Congregation of FJCC

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EARTHTALK: Pesticides and children’s health

Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that children are sicker today than they were a generation ago and that pesticides have played a major role?- Maria Jenkins, Clewiston, FL It’s impossible to say with certainty that our modern reliance on pesticides is directly causing more of our children to get sick more often, but lots of 

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Winter Activities: Tips to avoid injury

When snow, ice and frigid weather blast into town, watch out, says Dr. George Traitses. Winter recreational activities and chores can pose problems for the outdoor enthusiast whose body is not in condition. Winter sports like skating, skiing and sledding can cause painful muscle spasms, strains or tears if you’re not in shape. Even shoveling 

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HEALTH: Chronic pain and depression

Pain serves an important function in our lives. When you suffer an acute injury, pain warns you to stop the activity that is causing the injury and tells you to take care of the affected body part. Dr. George Traitses says. “chronic pain, on the other hand, persists for weeks, months, or even years.” Some 

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