Round Up


Historic unveiling of smiling Rizal monument in Markham

By Michelle Chermaine Ramos On Sunday June 9, 2019. the Filipino community gathered at Luneta Gardens where the City of Markham unveiled the long-anticipated larger than life statue of Dr. Jose P. Rizal in celebration of the 121st anniversary of Philippine Independence and the first Philippine Heritage Month to be celebrated nationwide in Canada. This 

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Kadayawan at Carassauga

Mississauga’s Festival of Cultures, May 24, 25, 26, 2019 “The Kadayawan Festival is an annual festival held in Davao City in the southern region of the Philippines. In ancient times, the indigenous tribes of Davao held a ritual in Mount Apo to give thanks and honour to Manama (the Supreme being) and Butan (Moon Deity) 

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Ritchie and Amy Yao wedding

Ritchie and Amy Yao wedding photo in Gateway Canyon Resort Spa in Colorado. Ritchie Yao is a Harvard graduate architect.

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Community Round-Up

The senior members of Friends of Jesus Christ Canada performed at the Shepherd Lodge Retirement Home to comfort and entertain the residents.

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Rally at the Philippine Consulate office in Toronto

Open Letter to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte on the massacre of 14 agricultural workers in Negros Oriental

March 30, 2019 Dear Mr. President, The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines – Canada (ICHRP – Canada) condemns the heinous murder of fourteen agricultural workers by the Philippine National Police (PNP) yesterday in Negros Oriental. The 14 people killed in an alleged anti-criminality campaign in Negros Oriental were farmers who were massacred 

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Pilipinong Migrante sa Barrie members with guests from Migrant Resource Centre and Migrante Canada

Pilipinong Migrante sa Barrie holds General Assembly, reaffirms commitment to serve community

TORONTO – Pilipinong Migrante sa Barrie (PMB) held its General Assembly and Re-Launch last Saturday March 3, 2019 at #1 Sawmill Rd. Community Hall, Barrie. With the theme Revitalize, Inform, Educate, Organize! the 33 people in attendance, learned from and shared with guests from Migrante Canada, Bayan Canada and the Migrant Resource Centre-Canada (MRCC) regarding 

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De La Salle homecoming golden jubilee

The De La Salle COM69 Class celebrated its Golden Jubilee Homecoming on March 2, 2019 at the DLSU Taft Campus. About 60 classmates attended, some from the USA and Canada. The week-long activities started with a Mass on February 24 at the DLSU Chapel with COM69 classmates, their spouses and the Lasallian Community. A Welcome 

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AJ Tamiza (left) and Le Chazz

Comedians entertain Toronto crowd

By Fe P. Taduran The JVF Productions, a new Toronto-based entertainment show producer presented a well attended stand-up comedy show at the Toronto Pavilion last January 12th, 2019, Saturday. The show which featured the exciting comedian/singer tandem of AJ Tamiza and Le Chazz, did not disappoint. Feedback from those who watched the show were all positive. 

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PICTORIAL: Imelda Copada @ 75

MELDA COPADA marked her 75th Birthday on Dec. 29, 2018 at Rembrandt Banquet Hall in Scarborough with family, relatives and friends. Imelda has 12 children, 7 in Canada and 5 in the Philippines.

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Migrante Christmas

Migrante Canada held this year’s traditional Christmas Party Dec. 15, with over a hundred members and guests packing a North York party room. It featured lots of food, gifts, games and a lot of celebratory greetings. In attendance was the Concepcion family – Gemma and Rico — and their two daughters – for whom Migrante 

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