Round Up

Starmodel face candidates selected

By R.D. Ching The first batch of the official candidates of the ongoing search for Mr. & Ms. Starmodel Face Canada was selected recently. The selection was made during the two screenings held last July 9 and 23, 2005 at The Gateway Centre for New Canadians in Mississauga and at Gold Ribbon Restaurant and Banquet 

Posted 13 years ago by

Filipinos across Canada reiterate call for GMA’s ouster

VANCOUVER – In at least three major cities across Canada, Filipinos rallied to call for the immediate ouster of Philippine President Arroyo and to denounce her moves to change the constitution. In Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto, around 100 Filipinos held actions over the last few days to coincide with protests internationally as Arroyo gave her 

Posted 13 years ago by

FCT Update: From a birthday toast to a roast

By Aida E. D’Orazio The birthday celebrators all looked upbeat and chic at their Western-style shindig last April 2. So, why bother asking about ages? The question was tabooed, anyway. As they were ushered into the theme-decorated Rizal Hall, Julie Corpuz, Linda Taiabjee and Vicky Santiago – all FCT officers – had every reason to 

Posted 14 years ago by

PIDC Mabuhay summer events all set up

TORONTO–The Philippine Independence Day Council (PIDC) is excited to announce that the 2004 Mabuhay Philippines Toronto Summer Festival has grown to be a weeklong celebration scheduled on August 4 to 11 happening in and around the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). There are several activities planned leading up to the festival that will culminate on August 

Posted 15 years ago by