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Sixty-two new Canadians take their oath of citizenship at PCCM

Sixty-two new Canadians take their oath of citizenship at PCCM

Outside the spring-like weather added warmth to the sixty-two new Canadians who took an oath of citizenship at the Philippine Canadian Centre of Manitoba recently. There was excitement in the air as people from

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Top 10 scams where Canadians fall into!

Top 10 scams where Canadians fall into!

Rod Cantiveros

The latest: Social Insurance Number Scam Have you been a victim of one of these scams? Scammers are on the loose! Calm down and do not panic if you receive a call from a

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Kung May Simulâ Ay May Katapusán

Kung May Simulâ Ay May Katapusán

aLfie vera meLLa

Nagíng masayá man ang áking búhay Di pa rin kalilimútan ang lumbáy Sapagkát d’yan akó nakahuhúgot Sa naípong áral nakapupúlot Ilusyón lang ba ang síkat ng áraw? Sóbrang liwánag ay nakasisílaw Paminsan-mínsa’y dápat nása

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Sunny Day Melting the Snow Away…

Sunny Day Melting the Snow Away…

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the 50th Anniversary of Sesame Street) If my recall is correct, the first time I saw an episode of the children’s TV show Sesame Street, in the Philippines, was in 1973 or 1974.

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Duterte appoints Leni anti-drug czarina

Duterte appoints Leni anti-drug czarina

Perry Diaz

Whatever got into President Rodrigo Duterte’s head when he appointed Vice President Leni Robredo co-chair of the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drug (ICAD) is anybody’s guess. First of all, Duterte knows that Leni is

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Kababayans Among Steinbach ToastMasters

Kababayans Among Steinbach ToastMasters

Kris Ontong

A pair of kababayans in rural Manitoba are blazing a trail in pursuit of improved leadership skills and public speaking. Filipino immigrants Cecilia Cajurao and Armielyn Angeles are both residents of Steinbach, the third

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Robredo says non-Cabinet post doesn’t bother her

Robredo says non-Cabinet post doesn’t bother her

Vice President Leni Robredo said is not holding back in her job as the co-chair of the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD) even if it was not a Cabinet post. Robredo’s meetings with

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Mike Enriquez gets ‘Media Icon’ award

Mike Enriquez gets ‘Media Icon’ award

Radio GMA Network head Mike Enriquez was recently honored as a “Media Icon” at the first-ever Media Icon Awards given by the Media Specialists Association of the Philippines’ (MSAP). MSAP Chairman Hermie de Leon

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Letran dethrones San Beda, rules NCAA Season 95

Letran dethrones San Beda, rules NCAA Season 95

In front of a crowd of almost 20,000 fans at the Mall of Asia Arena, Colegio de San Juan de Letran claimed an emotional 81-79 victory against San Beda University in Game 3 of

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Duterte defends controversial SEAG cauldron

Duterte defends controversial SEAG cauldron

President Duterte said there was no corruption and extravagance in building the P45-million Southeast Asian Games cauldron designed by the late national artist for architecture Francisco “Bobby” Mañosa. The President defended the structure that

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