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Chyrell Samson and Rodney Ronquillo Wedding

Lovebirds Chyrell Samson and Rodney Ronquillo cut their wedding cake at their Le Parc Banquet Hall (Leslie St. and Highway 7) reception last March 28. Joined by family and friends, their church wedding was held at Our Lady of the Airways Catholic Church in Mississauga earlier in the afternoon. Chyrell and Rodney are professional musical 

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Tax clinic for newcomers

Tax Clinic for newcomers to Canada was conducted by AFCA and Western Union at Juana Tejada Lounge on March 22, 2015. Western Union provided the food and drinks; and also a video presentation on “how not to be scammed.” Photo: Ariel Ramos

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From left: Marco Sison, Eva Eugenio, Rico J. Puno and Hajji Alejandro

Rico J. Puno, Marco Sison, Hajji Alejandro and Eva Eugenio in TO

OPM Legend Concert on March 7, 2015 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre PICTORIAL BY ARIEL RAMOS

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Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC) says Farewell to our beloved Consul General Junever Mahilum-West with a Party

MFFC Farewell to Congen Mahilum-West

Markham Federation of Filipino Canadians (MFFC) says Farewell to our beloved Consul General Junever Mahilum-West with a Party

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Community Round-Up

GOLDEN CELEBRANTS: University of the Philippines Preparatory School (UP Prep) Class ‘65 held its 50th Anniversary celebration in Manila in Feb. 2015, complete with a visit to UP Diliman and welcome dinner, a gala night, a stay in two resorts (Tanauan Batangas and La Union) and two museum tours (The National Museum and Ayala Museum). 

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Tribute to Fallen 44 held in Toronto

JAMMING FOR A CAUSE Members of PNP Officers Living in Canada Integrated Association (POLICIA) led the wreath laying and hand salute ceremony for PNP-SAF 44 on Feb. 20, 2015 in a hall at 354 St. Clair Ave. West in Toronto.

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FCT’s updates and upcoming events

Saturday Classes have started a month ago and  registration is ongoing . The Schedules are as follows: Tagalog/Filipino Class  -  10:00 am to 11:00 am Homework/Tutorial Class – 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Filipino Folk Dancing Lessons and  Music Lessons (Learn to play our ethnic instruments) will be on Saturdays, 1:00 to 3:00 pm or Sundays  2:00 

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Samantha Copada’s 7th Birthday

SAMANTHA COPADA’s 7th Birthday celebration at Birchmount Community Centre in Scarborough on Feb. 14, 2015.Samantha (in white dress) is shown with family, friends and classmates in her Frozen-inspired party.

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Other Community Events

Ontario Filipino Women’s Club (OFWC) held their nomination meeting in preparation for next month’s election. The meeting was held at Sherbourne Community Centre on Feb. 22, 2014. PHOTO: ARIEL RAMOS  

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Senior power

Harnessing the potential of Senior’s power in the community funded by the Ontario Secretariat. On January 29, Filipino-Canadian Seniors in the Thorncliffe neighbourhood area braced the snow to have a fun-filled day trip at Canada’s Ripley’s Aquarium and spent a three-hour lunch and a shopping spree at the Toronto Eaton Centre. The next day, the 

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