Community News

Women and Nature: PANCIT Art Exhibit at 5050 Joyce

Women and Nature, a group exhibit by the community artists of the Philippine Artists Network for Community Integrative Transformation (PANCIT) Art Collective, opens on Tuesday, October 3, at 5:00 pm at the Still Moon Arts Studio/Gallery at 5050 Joyce Street, a quick walk across from the Joyce Sky train Station. The exhibit will feature not …

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Senator Enverga to represent Canada and address the 38 th ASEAN Assembly in Manila

Ottawa, September 11, 2017 – The Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr., Senator from Ontario, will be the lead delegate from Canada as he attends the 38 th General Assembly of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), September 14-20, 2017. The meetings will be held in Manila, Philippines. Senator Enverga is slated …

New Canadians encouraged to START Boating this summer

The Lifesaving Society, Canada’s leading organization responsible for drowning prevention, has launched an online boating safety program targeted to new boaters, particularly new Canadians who may be experiencing recreational boating for the first time. START Boating is a comprehensive program designed to teach basic boating and water safety skills. The program will launch today in …

Up U.P. and Away – Evyn Santiago

Another Fil Canadian basketball player has received and accepted a full athletic scholarship offer from a top notch university in the Philippines. Evyn Santiago, a Toronto native, is a veteran campaigner in the last two SM NBTC under Team Canada Crossover of Coach Mike Cruz. In his last stint he was selected to play at …

Launch of Taste of Manila 2017

The Taste of Manila (ToM) 2017 launching was held at Cusina Lounge on July 17, 2017; it was a full house event. According to the organizer lead by Mr. Rolando Mangante, this is expected to be another VERY SUCCESSFUL event on August 19 and 20, 2017 at the intersection of Bathurst and Wilson.

Rights groups ask Duterte to retract threat to bomb schools

MANILA, Philippines— Human rights groups asked the Philippine president on Wednesday to retract a threat of airstrikes against tribal schools he accused of teaching students to become communist rebels, warning that such attacks would constitute war crimes. U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said international humanitarian law “prohibits attacks on schools and other civilian structures unless they are being …

Fil-Can reaches the PBA and shines

TORONTO –Filipino-Canadian Matthew Wright was only a PBA prospect last November. Philippine news outlets questioned if he was prepared for the PBA and if he had the potential to become a game changer on the team that acquired him. Now after being drafted, Wright has made a name for himself in the PBA. Before landing …

Blackwater trounces NLEX to keep flickering playoff hopes alive

MANILA – Blackwater began its late push for a playoff spot in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on a high note, defeating NLEX, 104-98, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Wednesday night. The Elite led from wire to wire but still had to hold off a late Road Warriors run to notch only …

Mayor of rural Manitoba municipality quits over bullying and name calling

St. ADOLPHE –The reeve and two councilors from a rural municipality in Manitoba have resigned, citing name-calling and belligerent behaviour. Reeve Jackie Hunt and councillors Jeannot Robert and Ron Mamchuk all handed in their resignations to the chief administrative officer of Ritchot. Hunt said in a statement that the council has not been able to …