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St. Edward’s Bowling Mixed League bowls for happy lives…(More than 35 years in existence…)

St. Edward’s Bowling Mixed League bowls for happy lives…(More than 35 years in existence…)

Rigor Celones tops with a score of 276 last Sunday game! The vision of Mike Vila when he organized the St. Edwards Mixed Bowling League in the early 80’s had extended further, for a

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Aquino leads national interfaith assembly

Aquino leads national interfaith assembly

President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the National Day of Prayer dubbed “One Nation in Prayer,” to be held in Malacañang grounds in remembrance of the thousands of lives lost to disasters in 2013,

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2014 Detroit Auto Show: A whole lot of cars!

2014 Detroit Auto Show: A whole lot of cars!

Ron Cantiveros

Two incredible days of non-stop media press events at the North American International Auto Show can be quite fun and exhausting. Ford kicked off the Media Preview Days in the famed Joe Louis Arena

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Hoping for gentler year 2014

Hoping for gentler year 2014

Rod Cantiveros

With the images of devastation left by the super typhoon Haiyan; with the tired faces of children who lined up for relief food; with the silent cries of people who lost their relatives during

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What price sovereignty?

What price sovereignty?

Perry Diaz

One of the most misunderstood words in Philippine vocabulary today is “sovereignty.” Just mention “sovereignty” to some Filipinos and it would set them off into attacking their favorite whipping boy, the United States. Indeed,

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In an Immigration Application, Documents are More Important than Words

In an Immigration Application, Documents are More Important than Words

Reis Pagtakhan

Where do immigration officers draw the line between verifying what is true in an immigration application, and violating the rights of the applicant? If officers believe that false or erroneous information has been included

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MFBC’s point of view about the PCCM issue

MFBC’s point of view about the PCCM issue

From the desk of Jon Reyes, MFBC President When we formed the Manitoba Filipino Business Council, one of our objectives is to assist, promote and participate in activities for the benefit of the community.

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Philippine-Canadian Centre of Manitoba dropped the ball on Typhoon Haiyan aid

Philippine-Canadian Centre of Manitoba dropped the ball on Typhoon Haiyan aid

By Ron Cantiveros Immediately after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on November 8, 2013, Winnipeg’s Filipino community scrambled to raise money through fundraising drives, benefit concerts, relief socials, school donation drives and workplace 50/50

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117th Commemoration of Dr. Jose P. Rizal Martyrdom & 2013 Youth Recognition Award

117th Commemoration of Dr. Jose P. Rizal Martyrdom & 2013 Youth Recognition Award

In the words of this year’s YRA recipient Ms. Jea P. Laroza, “Dr. Jose P. Rizal only lived for thirty-five years, although short, his life was full and meaningful. He accomplished more than other

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Are the PCCM board of directors afraid to face the community?

Are the PCCM board of directors afraid to face the community?

By Ron Cantiveros Empty seats dominated the 2014 PCCM Annual General Meeting and board elections earlier this month. Based on the dismal attendance and lack of notice in the community, it would seem to

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