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Lorraine Badoy hits Makabayan solons over threat to block NTF-ELCAC fund
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Lorraine Badoy hits Makabayan solons over threat to block NTF-ELCAC fund

MANILA – The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) is created to stop more than 52 years of atrocities committed by the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) and the recruitment of minors by its allied legal organizations. “We are therefore here to end over 52 years of...

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Are You an Aspiring Police Officer?

By: Matt Romeral In Canada, “Mental Health Week” is celebrated in May – this has been the case for the last 66 years. The 2019 version ran from the sixth to the 12th. The Canada Mental Health Association (CMHA) spearheads this vital campaign to promote mental health awareness. In Canada, one in five people experience...

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Filipino Heritage Month

Culture  is as essential to our lives as roots are to a tree; it is the sum of all forms of thought, ideas, and beliefs that are a part of us, just as they are a part of those that have come before us over the course of centuries and generations. On October 30th, 2018,...

Canadian Parliament Declares June as Filipino Heritage Month
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Canadian Parliament Declares June as Filipino Heritage Month

In a unanimous vote of 290 in favor and none against, the House of Commons of the Parliament of Canada adopted on Tuesday, 30 October, Motion 155–declaring the month of June of each year as Filipino Heritage Month throughout Canada. The private member’s bill was authored by MP Salma Zahid who represents the Scarborough Centre...

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Print Has Staying Power

“Hovering, hovering, hovering.  Between the dream of possibility and the certainty of gravity” ~Stuart Reid It is about possibilities and fate. The poetic post on the walls of the TTC subway platforms was meant to catch the attention of TTC commuters–beseeching people to engage for humor, pathos, quiet contentment, or pensive reserve. At this juncture...