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Rizal Canada Commanders

121st Rizal Martyrdom Celebration

The Knights of Rizal Canada headed by Region Commander Sir Eduardo C. Prillo, KGOR, celebrated the 121st Rizal Martyrdom in Toronto on December 20, 2017. Consul Edwin Mendoza of the Toronto Consular Office gave the inspirational talk and led the Wreath laying on Dr. Jose P. Rizal bust. Induction of new Rizal Knights During this 

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From left: Hermie Garcia, Thomas Saras, Mila Garcia, Emmanuel Ayiku; seated, from left: Sandie De Freitas,  guest, and Norman Hart.

Ethnic Press Holiday Party

       

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Sitting from left: Faithful  Mashall SK Rudy Montaniel, 
PGK, FDD, PFN; guest  Faithful Master Joseph Mathews and 
Ontario Marshall  
SK Jerry Hayes, 
PGK, FPN. 
Standing from left: KC #2113 Faithful 
Navigator 
SK Rod Sanchez, PGK, FDD, PFN, and SK George R. Poblete, PGK, FDD, PFN, FDD.

KC # 2113 Bishop C.P.Greco Assembly Christmas Party

The Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Knights of Bishop Charles P. Greco Assembly # 2113 celebrated their Christmas Party at St. Aidan’s Church Hall in Scarborough. Over a hundred knights and ladies joined in singing of the Christmas Carols and had a delicious dinner served by the Ladies. Main guest was Faithful Master Joseph Mathews. 

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Hosts Sir Joe Daniels and Sir Jun Calaguio with Knights, Ladies and Guests.

Rizal Don Valley Chapter Christmas Party

The Rizal Don Valley Chapter headed by Sir Joe Daniel and Sir Jun (and Lady Ining) Calaguio held their ‘Pasiklaban Paskor 2017’ Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. It was a joyous celebration of Christmas among the Knights, Ladies and guests at Christina’s Restaurant at Bathurst Ave. The 90 guests include Rizal Region Executives 

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KAREN Pascual-Binaday, new PIDC President

PIDC has new Executive and Board

TORONTO–On Dec. 10, 2017, the Philippine Independence Day Council, Toronto (PIDC) conducted its elections, in order to select its new Officers and Board of Directors, who will be serving with the organization for the next two years (2018/19). Those selected will be involved in organizing various community events such as: the annual Miss Philippines and 

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Amalia Loyzaga, who came to Canada in 2008 under the live-in caregiver program, who shared her struggle of getting permanent residency on the grounds of her daughter’s “medical inadmissibility.” Now, Loyzaga organizes with Caregivers’ Action Centre, a grassroots advocacy group, through which she met other foreign live-in caregivers.
(3 Photos: Rene Sevilla)

Migrante Ontario celebrated the annual International Migrants Day with the theme “Sulong Migrante, Labanan ang Pagsasamantala”

Migrante Ontario celebrated the annual International Migrants Day, Dec. 16, 2017, at OPSEU, in Toronto, with the theme “Sulong Migrante, Labanan ang Pagsasamantala” (Onwards Migrants, Stand Against Exploitation”). Migrante organizers together with other migrant community organizations in Ontario reflected on the victories and breakthroughs of migrant workers this past year. The afternoon event also featured 

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FCWJNet welcomes new members

New members of the Filipino Canadian Writers and Journalists Network (FCWJNet), Nastasha Alli (left) and Irish Mae Silvestre (right) receive books of poetry by Patty Rivera (centre) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. (Photo: MG)

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Fr. Sol congratulating Mr. Manolo Arnaldo after the blessing

Opening of the new PNB Global Remit branch

Seafood City in Mississauga, Dec. 18, 2017

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Cuenca-medals

Senate 150 Canada Medal Awardees

ANCOP’s Cuenca receives Senate 150 Medal Early this year, Senators were asked to nominate and award in November the prestigious medals to Canadians who are thoroughly involved in their communities, whose generosity, dedication, volunteerism and hard work make their home towns a better place to live. “Senators want to take this opportunity to reflect on 

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Agnes Miranda (left), Executive Vice Chairman, WFG; Joe
DiPaola, Presidet and CEO, WFG

WFG 20th Anniversary Pictorial

Dec. 2, 2017, World Financial Group Gala Night, International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON Photos: HG

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