The Trojan Horse Budget Implementation Bill

The Conservative federal budget was one that was supposed to create jobs, yet upon closer look, in reality this budget is really doing the opposite. Because of this budget implementation bill, bill C-38, the economic security of many Canadians will be jeopardized and thousands will be forced to join those already looking for work. While 

Posted 2 years ago by hermie

First Int’l Domestic Workers Day marked

VANCOUVER, BC–It was exactly one year ago that the International Labour Organization adopted the Convention on Domestic Workers, formally known as the Convention Concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers.  This set of international standards recognizes domestic work as work and declares that domestic workers have equal rights and recognition as other workers which include the right to 

Posted 2 years ago by hermie

The greatest irony ever told

Is there really a “historical irony” in the declaration of Philippine Independence as it relates to the mendicancy of the present Aquino government in asking for U.S. protection in its ongoing dispute with China? Rodel Rodis, co-convenor with Loida Nicolas-Lewis of the U.S. Pinoys for Good Governance (US4GG), an organization of Filipino-Americans in the United 

Posted 2 years ago by joe.rivera

PIDC Picnic at Earl Bales Park, June 16, 201


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Pinoy Fiesta: To donate over a million pesos

100,000 square feet or 22 basketball courts or 2 football  field of spaces at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Hall D seems to be… not  big enough to handle the crowd at the Pinoy Fiesta & Trade Show sa Toronto,  quipped Marketing Chair, Rosemer Enverga.   An estimated 14,000 to 15,000 guests passed through the gates of  the 

Posted 2 years ago by hermie

Ryley Poblete, Summa Cum Laude

Ryley Alexander Poblete, son of Ben Poblete, grandson of Sir George R. Poblete, recently graduated from University of Houston with his Bachelor of Architecture with a grade of Summa Cum Laude. Ryley also received “The Honors College” Medal from University of Houston, a “Design Award” from Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and his “Certificate 

Posted 2 years ago by hermie

Seniors needs research launched

FILIPINO ELDERLY WELLBEING PROJECT The Filipino Elderly Wellbeing Project is now in full swing. Thanks to the active participation of GTA’s Filipino seniors groups and elderly who see the project as an important step in building a bright future for themselves. FEW Project is the research collaboration launched by the University of Toronto and Filipino 

Posted 2 years ago by hermie

Knights of Rizal Toronto Chapter Induction

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Living with Osteoarthritis

For decades, osteoarthritis has been considered a part of aging. But not anymore. Recent research points out that older people don’t have to suffer from osteoarthritic pain. And, surprisingly, people much younger than 65 can develop osteoarthritis. What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA), or degenerative joint disease, affects more than 20 million North Americans and is 

Posted 2 years ago by hermie

EARTHTALK: Defining ‘sustainable communities’

Dear EarthTalk: The term “sustainable communities” gets bantered around quite a bit today. Could you define it for me?–Holly Parker, Mechanicsburg, PA Kaid Benfield, Sustainable Communities program director at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), uses the term “sustainable communities” to describe places “where use of resources and emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants 

Posted 2 years ago by hermie