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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 …

Superior Court found Balita publisher liable for defamation

Toronto Superior Court of Justice Judge Sidney Lederman recently ruled in favour of Sen. Tobias C. Enverga Jr., in his defamation lawsuit against Balita Media Inc. and publisher Tess Cusipag, in a damning verdict over false and defamatory remarks published about the Senator which alleged fraud related to fundraising efforts on behalf of the Kalayaan …

Filipino-Canadian Artist in Mad Pride: Mad City Group Exhibit

‘Mad Pride: Mad City’ opened with a reception at the Gallery Gachet in Gastown, Vancouver. More than a dozen artists joined the exhibit to show that “art is a means of survival.”  In the exhibit statement, they declare that it is “the union of art, politics and community to make change.” Filipino-Canadian Mildred Grace German is featured …

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Dragon ready for a Fun Family Day at Stanley Park

Vancouver, BC – S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation’s annual Walk with the Dragon is gearing up for its 31st year at Lumbermen’s Arch, Stanley Park, Vancouver, this coming Sunday, July 17, 2016. The 100-foot-long S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Dragon will again lead over 10,000 walkers to raise $450,000. All proceeds will go to the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Caring for the Community Fund to …