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Twenty years on, Americans gather in lower Manhattan to remember Sept. 11 attacks
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Twenty years on, Americans gather in lower Manhattan to remember Sept. 11 attacks

NEW YORK — The anguished recitation of the names of the dead rang out Saturday from the footprints of the World Trade Center as family members, dignitaries and ordinary Americans gathered to mark the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Loved ones took turns reading the nearly 3,000 names, each capping their segment of...

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...