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Officers and members   PHOTO: ARIEL RAMOS

PCCF inducts new officers

TORONTO–The Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) recently had the Induction of its Officers and Foundation Leaders for 2015-2016 at the Delta Toronto East Hotel. Inducted into office by Consul General and Ambassador-Designate for Jordan, Junever Mahilum-West, were: President, Romeo Rafael; Executive Vice-President, Rosemer Enverga; Vice-President External, Gloria Rafanan; Vice-President Internal, Mario Alpuerto; Executive Secretary, Lita 

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Thorncliffe children at ‘Christmas Play’

TORONTO–A Christmas Eve Mass celebration through the eyes of the children from the Thorncliffe Park Neighbourhood area. In the early afternoon of December 24th, at the Blessed Edith Stein Catholic Church, the children presented a “Christmas Play” to the congregation as they performed and portrayed their roles as Jesus, Mary, Joseph, the Angels and Shepherds 

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Margot-Denyel de Leon

Sweet Sixteen Margot-Denyel

TORONTO–It was indeed another lavish Sweet Sixteen Debutante’s Ball thrown by Mr. and Mrs., Anthony deLeon, only this time, in honor of their youngest daughter, Margot-Denyel Bautista de Leon. Having embraced and integrated the western cultural tradition of celebrating Sweet 16, while at the same time, trying to preserve our very own cultural tradition of 

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Front row: Anna Bianca Migalbin, Asst. Secretary; Noemi Toniutti, Treasurer; Elsie Maranan, Adviser; Anne Yamoto Licyayo, Special Projects Team Leader and current OFWC Princess; Arsenia Reyes, Auditor; Annabelle Migalbin, President; Purisima Robertson, Board Member; Rosie Lazaro, Board Member; Leonarda Ranada, Board Member; Marjorie Nartatez, Board Member; Cerena Masu, Special Projects Team Leader and John  Robertson, Seargent-at-Arms; Back row: Rebecca Reyes, Vice President and Angeli Hopper, Secretary

OFWC Christmas Party

Ontario Filipino Women’s Club officers received a Certificate of Appreciation from Annabelle Migalbin, President of Ontario Filipino Women’s Club December 13, 2014 held at Dim Sum King Seafood Restaurant in Downtown Toronto  (PRESS RELEASE)

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Jay Ilagan as Jacob, Red Bartolome as Joseph, Christie Jonayon and baby Lucas Jonayon. Little boy, Evan Bartolome

The Story of Joseph A Dream Come True

The Friends of Jesus Christ, Canada, headed by its pastor, Teck Uy, celebrated Christmas by staging a live musical play on December 20, 2014 entitled, Joseph, A Dream Come True. A live presentation based on “Dreamer: What Really Happened to Joseph,” the musical was held at Friends of Jesus Christ Canada House of the Lord, 

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OBITUARY: Angeles J. Aureus March 30, 1921 – January 1, 2015

Angeles Javier Aureus, 93, a leader in the Ontario Filipino seniors community and the widow of the first mayor of Naga City, Philippines, died New Year’s Day surrounded by loving family in Brampton, Ontario. The widow of Leon Sa. Aureus was born March 30, 1921, in Palapag, Samar, a small, impoverished town frequented by typhoons 

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Eva’s Birthday Party

Surprise birthday party at Music Box, January 4, 2015

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Ang Bisaya Association Sa Ontario 30th Anniversary Induction Gala

Dec. 13 , 2014, Driftwood Communitry Centre, Toronto ABASO Board members: Casil Galicinao, Dr. Romy Sinajon, Don Quimno, Roman Maravillas Sr., Roman Maravillas Jr., Lilia Concepcion (Past President), Agnes Sarmago-Loshusan (President 2014-2016); Anthony Peruzza (Toronto Councillor – Ward 8 York West); Lilac L. Caña (Vice-President 2014-2016), Carmen del Rosario (Board member), Noreen Chan (Secretary-Treasurer 2014-2016), 

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Community Christmas Events

The Philippine Reporter‘s Annual Christmas Get-together ——————– ALEX GUARNES ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY ——————– Taste of Manila Christmas Party, Dec. 12, 2014 (2 PHOTOS: ARIEL RAMOS) ——————– V. MAPA ALUMNI CHRISTMAS GET-TOGETHER

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PCCF, AFCM and OLA hold Christmas Party

By Fe Taduran The Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) together with the Archdiocesan Filipino Catholic Mission (AFCM) and the Our Lady of Assumption (OLA) Catholic Church, had a Christmas Party attended by 350 volunteers and supporters, on Saturday, December 13th, 2014, at the OLA Hall at 2565 Bathurst Street in Toronto. Those in attendance enjoyed 

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