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PICTORIAL: Martin Nievera at PIDC Mabuhay Festival, Nathan Phillips Square, Aug. 25, 2018

   

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PIDC awardees

Pictorial: PIDC-Mabuhay Festival 20th anniversary Gala

August 23, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel, Toronto PHOTOS: By Michelle Chermaine Ramos

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MAYOR John Tory with Bangla Youth Radio’s Narwin Farah, new member of the National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada during the organization’s meeting Monday, Sept. 10 at City Hall.

NEPMC new member with Mayor Tory

 

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TPR’s Norman Garcia (center) celebrates his birthday with family and friends at Asian Legend in Scarborough. Among those present are Jhun Garcia, Dodie Garcia, Eric and Pat Lazaro, JP Lazaro and Mary Wong, Mae, Sarah and Adam Lazaro; Mike and Elaine Avila and kids David, Daniel and Isabel; parents Hermie and Mila Garcia; siblings Lawrence and Lala Garcia, nephew Domenic and nieces Serena, Naeema and Justice.

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KALESA bar and restaurant’s first anniversary marked last June 30.  D’ New Direction performed, from left: Levy, Abet, Gabby, Dondie.

Kalesa Bar Restaurant’s 1st anniversary

 

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Richard Palarca of CKATT receiving the Fiesta Ball 2018 Overall Championship Award

A show of brotherhood from Filipino basketball clubs

Kapatid TV5’s Fiesta Ball FBL Canada in cooperation with Kapatid TV5 and B Zone Live Streaming held a successful Fiesta Ball last July 19-22 at the Pan AM Sports Centre in Scarborough with 44 teams participating from different local ball clubs from the GTA. The inaugural weekend tournament was organized to let local Filipino community 

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From left: Maristella and Cristina Yap, Tyler Dadula, George 
and Dolly Poblete, Carmen Jose, Fr. David Twaddle, David 
Jose and Marites Dadula.

Dave and Carmen Jose: 60th wedding anniversary

Dave and Carmen Jose were blessed by Fr. David Twaddle at St. Barnabas Church on their 60th wedding anniversary. They have five children: Maristella Yap, Marites Dadula, Ricky Jose, Maribel Frias and Georgina Jose, and six grandchildren. Their Children and grandchildren hosted them for lunch after the ceremony.

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Consul General Rosalita 
S. Prospero delivered 
the message from the 
President of the Philippines

Consulate celebrates 120th anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos The Philippine Reporter The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto hosted its annual Philippine Independence Day celebration at 160 Eglinton Ave. East the morning of June 12, 2018. The program started with the singing of the Philippine national anthem by the Opera Chorus of the Philippines Quartet as the crowd joined in. 

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Lesley Lauren Valiente-Jesson Reyes Wedding

June 16, 2018, Estonian House, Toronto The event was attended by Jesson’s relatives who came all the way from the Philippines, Lesley’s family; the couple’s friends; and the larger family of community advocates who came together to contribute their creative talents — from the flower arrangements, bouquets, ceremony, musical entertainment, lively speeches – to make 

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TOMMY GESELL (right) and Henry Brown shared a plaque presented by KJN Veronica De Santos (2nd from left), as the recipients of Dhanushka Spirit Awards as they both received 3rd Degree Black Belt in Martial Arts from De Santos Martial Arts School at this year’s Black Belt Spectacular.  They also received Samurai Swords each as presented by SBN Toni Moulton. 
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Tommy Gesell receives 3rd Degree Black Belt and Dhanushka Gomes Spirit Award

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