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Hontiveros slams DILG’s ‘drug box tokhang’, vows to realign Masa Masid budget

  Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros on Tuesday criticized the Department of Interior and Local Government’s (DILG) order to local government units (LGUs) to set up drop boxes for illegal drug reporting.    The senator said that the initiative is “foolish and dangerous.”   “This ‘drug box tokhang’ is prone to malice and abuse. It is …

Jason Kenney announces bid to unite Albertans

CALGARY – Jason Kenney today announced his intention to run for leader of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta in the upcoming leadership race and unite Albertans to defeat the NDP in 2019. “I have decided to seek the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta, seeking an explicit mandate to unite with the …

Senator Enverga reacts with horror to Canadian loss

Ottawa – The Honourable Tobias C. Enverga Jr., Senator from Ontario, reacted with horror upon learning of the execution of a Canadian hostage by the militant group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines. “I am shocked and outraged by the senseless loss of a Canadian life at the hands of extremist militants,” said Senator Enverga in …

Cancel CBSA “Project Guardian” raids on caregivers, say local groups to PM Trudeau

Migrante-BC, the West Coast Domestic Workers Association and MLA Mable Elmore today called on Prime Minister Trudeau to cancel a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) project that targets foreign caregivers in their employer’s homes. The CBSA’s “Project Guardian”, refers to an investigative unit set up in the agency’s BC and Yukon region to tackle allegations …

World Book Day – Nanie Guanlao and his free library in Manila

In the Makati district of Manila in the Philippines, there’s a large sign outside the front of an otherwise unassuming house stating “free reading to the public”. Over the last fifteen years, Ernando ‘Nanie’ Guanlao has transformed his home into a library, open to anyone and everyone. Starting with only 100 books, the 63 year-old …

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Fil-Am NOW! is set for a sizzling debut featuring Momma Cuisine

Chicago, Illinois, December 17, 2015 (Newswire) – Today, Momma Cuisine, Inc., parent company of the In the Kitch with Momma Cuisine cooking series presented by Kenmore, announced the permanent participation of the series on Fil-Am NOW!, a lifestyle show debuting this Saturday, December 19 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific/7:00 p.m. Central time. Fil-Am NOW! will broadcast nationally via GMA Pinoy TV, is the international flagship …

Kaye Morales: ‘Rebel’ on the Runway at PH Fashion Week

With the Philippine Fashion Week now on its 20th season, designer Kaye Morales’ Spring/Summer 2016 collection ‘Rebel’ hit the historic runway on November 28 as her pieces showcased how she embraced men and women of all backgrounds. Drawing inspiration from her own struggles as a woman, Morales shared, “I’m a lesbian and I want to …

The Christmas Show at The Langley Events Centre

The Christmas Show at The Langley Events Centre November 13 – 15, 2015   Bring your family and friends to explore the Winter Wonderland of The Christmas Show at the Langley Events Centre. You’ll find everything you need to make this year’s holiday season festive! Unique gifts, kid’s entertainment, Food Truck Extravaganza, and much more – it’s …

The search is on for the next 2016 Pageant Candidates

  The search is on for the next 2016 Pageant Candidates!   Registration for the ‘2016 Pageants’ details are as follows. $100 Registration Fee 1 One Photo any size   Friday November 20, 2015 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm St. Bonaventure Catholic School Gym (entrance is through the parking lot of the school) 1340 Leslie …