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Winners of Liland Raffle

Due to time constraint, we were unable to do the raffle on Saturday, July 19, during the Mabuhay Festival. In consultation with Paeng Nebres, we decide to do the raffle at the office in the presence of our agents and associates from Assumption Life and The Edge Benefits Inc. List of our winners who may 

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15,000 flock to Mabuhay fest

A record breaker of over 15,000 festive goers packed the Metro Toronto Convention Centre last July 19, 2008 to celebrate the Best of Philippine Arts, Culture, Trade Show and Charity. There were more than 230 exhibitors and with special participation and gratitude of the major sponsors, this event was a success and the very best 

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‘Dancing to be A Star’: A Thrilling Experience

Dancing to be a Star held at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, July 19th at the same time with the Mabuhay Festival, was another hit and a huge successful affair to remember. It has facinated audiences across GTA with stunning and impressive performances and done again this year with flying colors. Chaired by Leonie Manzanares, Council 

Posted 10 years ago by

Featinians’ Hawaiian Night

Last June 28, 2008, The Featineans Association of Toronto (TFAT) hosted a summer night party Hawaiian style at the Garnett Williams Community Centre in Thornhill. Approximately 150 guests including members and officers showed up in their respective colorful Hawaiian attire. A full range of spectrum representing age, people and dance skills comprised the association’s enthusiastic 

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PIDC 2008 events set

The Board did not lose anytime in planning activities for the 2008 Mabuhay Philippines! Toronto Summer Festival, the largest celebration of Philippine heritage and culture in the country. The 2008 Mabuhay Festival promises to be a spectacular event as a milestone in our history is celebrated, the 110th Anniversary of Philippine Independence. This year, PIDC 

Posted 11 years ago by

Jocelyn Dulnuan Fund-raising report

This is the last donors list for the Jocelyn Dulnuan Fund. La Primavera Hospitality & Convention Center through the effort of Mayor Linda Jackson of Vaughan. 3,000 Couples For Christ 2,150 Coco Banana Pinoy Foods and Variety Collection 500 6585248 Canada Inc. 500 Congressman Mauricio Domogon, Becky Domogon & Family $300US 292 BC Deato Special 

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Dr. Claver seeks asylum in Canada

Political assassination survivor By Ted Alcuitas VANCOUVER–A Philippine medical doctor and political activist is seeking political asylum in Canada after surviving a brutal attack on his family a year ago in the northern province of Kalinga in the Philippines. Dr. Constancio ‘Chandu’ Claver and his three daughters fled the country after the attack, which resulted 

Posted 11 years ago by

CASJ story documented in research study

TORONTO–The Joint Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement-Toronto (CERIS) has recently published a research study documenting how the Community Alliance for Social Justice (CASJ) evolved from the crisis resulting from the fatal shooting of Jeffrey Reodica by a Toronto Police officer. The publication, titled “The Road to Empowerment in Toronto’s Filipino Community: 

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Hamilton trade show in April

February 25, 2007, Hamilton. Following on the heels of an overwhelmingly successful first trade show, the Hamilton Filipino Community Centre (HFCC) is organizing once again their biggest event for the spring season: the HFCC 2007 Trade Show, an exhibition of beauty, health and lifestyle. This will be held on April 14th, Saturday from 12:00pm-7:00pm at 

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Canadian Envoy to GMA: ‘Listen to Appeals on Killings’

The Canadian ambassador has asked President Arroyo to listen to international appeals for a stop to the political killings in the Philippines, reminding her that his country’s aid is tied to “good governance.” Expressing concern over the reported spate of political killings in the Philippines, the Canadian ambassador to Manila has asked the Arroyo government 

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