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FBL Opening Ceremony – A Huge Success

The Filipino Basketball League opened its maiden season with a bang last January 15 at St. Mary Secondary School in Pickering. Teams from Crossover Basketball, CKATT-Robinson, NK Warriors, UNDFTD, North York and Lapsley attended the ceremony. It started with an opening prayer led by Ms. Arnie Lopez followed by the singing of the Philippines and …

Philippine Consulates in Toronto’s Thanksgiving party

Consul General Rosalita S. Prospero hosted an end-of-the-year Thanksgiving Reception on 29 December 2016 at the Philippine Consulate General’s Public Hall for the leaders and representatives of Filipino community organizations in Toronto and nearby cities under the Consulate’s jurisdiction. The Consul General took the opportunity to introduce new members of the Philippine Consulate family from …

Western Union treats top agents with a close encounter with John Lloyd Cruz

“Naku, hindi po. I am not a star,” John Lloyd Cruz quipped when one of the guests came up to him to say that she had always watched him since his Tabing Ilog days and that she knew that young actor will be a big star someday. Truly, it sounded like the John Lloyd that …

Philippine Chamber of Commerce Toronto celebrates silver milestone

Let’s talk business! Get into entrepreneurial spirit! Be your own boss! These are the collective mantras of the prominent guests and business people who attended the remarkable celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce-Toronto (PCCT) held on November 19, 2016 at Crystal Fountain, Markham, Ontario. The anniversary gala program, superbly hosted …

Fil-Can teams Crossover and Ckatt showcased at Raptors half time

Durham Crossover Basketball was recently given an opportunity to play and showcase their talents against CKATT at the half time break of a Toronto Raptors pre-season game at the Air Canada Center. Both teams had a very good time and enjoyed every moment on the hard court. DCB Team members Ryan Hukom, Jeron Castronuevo, Tyler …

Holy Sepulchre Grand Cross for Sir George & Lady Dolly Poblete

Sir George R. Poblete was promoted to the highest rank (KGCHS) in the Holy Sepulchre, in ceremonies at St. Michael Cathedral Basilica in the Archdiocese of Toronto. His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins officiated the ceremonies. Lady Dolly V. Poblete was also promoted to Lady Grand Cross of the Holy Sepulchre (LGCHS). The Holy Sepulchre is …

Toronto Consulate launches Winter Escapade 4

Summer is slowly slipping away. A few more weeks and the days will get shorter and the nights longer. The leaves would fall and the trees will become bare. The air will be misty and then snow will begin to pour. A blast of earthy colors will appear before the scenery turns into dreary grey. …

FilCan artists hold exhibit at Vancouver Consulate

The Dimasalang III International Artist Group, a distinguished cluster of Filipino-Canadian artists will showcase their works at the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver. Opening of the group exhibit is on Aug. 4. Their works will be on display for six months, according to artist Leo Cunanan. Dimasalang III International Artist Group A registered non-profit society …

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