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The Class of 2024: Aaron Benjamin R. Alcuitas — Summa Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Cebu, Philippines University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) Top graduate says real battle is against own doubts “May we never become the leaders that we abhor, instead, we become agents of reform and positive contributors to society, in our own rights.” Graduate’s Message by Aaron Benjmin R. Alcuitas — Summa Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science in […]

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Breaking: Missing person Magnus Manson found safe!

Updated: May 17, 2024, 8:41 P.M. New Westminster, B.C. Now reunited with family… Teodoro ‘Ted’ Alcuitas Two days after he was reported missing, Magnus Manson has been found safe and recuperating at the Royal Columbian Hospital, the Facebook page Find Magnus, posted. The page has now been changed to ‘Support the Manson Family’ and a

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Another Filipino man missing

New Westminster, B.C. Ground search starts today at 5 PM Another Filipino man went missing yesterday (May 14), the New Westminster Police has reported and is seeking the public’s help in locating him. Magnus Manson, reportedly a high-risk person, was last seen in uptown New Westminster at about 7 A.M. yesterday. “We are asking the

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Inay! (Mother!) Guilt. Regret. And Unconditional Love!

On Mother’s Day (and most days), with three children of my own, my mother always returns to my thoughts. By Rizalina Guilatco Carr Vancouver, B.C. While I am jealous of the love and time my younger siblings afforded our mother, they didn’t know her the way I used to – before I had so many

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Vancouver’s own Manila Grey, Ruby Ibarra, etc. perform at 1st Lapulapu Day Block Party

Vancouver, B.C. Filipino chieftain’s  legacy celebrated Teodoro ‘Ted Alcuitas Renowned Filipino-Canadian artists Manila Grey and Filipino-American rapper Ruby Ibarra are among top performers in the first Lapu-Lapu Day Block Party on April 27. The star-studded event from 41st to 48th in Vancouver will feature other performers including 2x Grammy-nominated John Concepcion, Jeremy Passion, Gabe Bondoc,

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Pastor Apollo Quiboloy: Man on the run

Philippines “Hindi ako magpapahuli nang buhay (I will not be caught alive).” The beleaguered ‘Son of Man’ Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ (KOJC) vowed as authorities tried to arrest him on charges of child and sexual abuse in Davao City. The fugitive doomsday preacher broke his silence, April 6 and accused

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First Filipino Canadians: seamen but not settlers (Part 2 of 4)

By Joseph Lopez Nootka Sound in the 1700s was a rugged remote international port – a major source of sea otter pelts valued as fur in China and Japan.  Hence, Russian, American, and English ships called upon there with some frequency. A review of the exploration history of the Pacific Northwest relates the return of

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Canada to cut on number of foreign workers starting May

This is another blow to those who plan to immigrate to Canada By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez Citing Canada’s recovery from post-pandemic labour shortages and current lower unemployment rates, the government announced measures to reduce the number of Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW). However, the TFW Program will continue but will be used only in cases where

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Celebrated author Karl Gaspar reviews ‘Magdaragat: An Anthology of Filipino Canadian Writing’

  “And these “perpetual departures” have made our ancestors wanderers beyond our shores. “Filipino Canadians have to navigate between two opposite poles as they cross the national boundary into a foreign land. And once again, this involves a deep longing for one’s roots, even as they get uprooted and needed to adjust to a new

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Book : ‘Magdaragat’ launches successfully in Toronto

Updated: March 22, 2024, 4:09 PM Toronto, Ontario  Landmark book ‘Magdaragat: An Anthology of Filipino Canadian Writing’ well received  in Toronto Ricardo J. Salise Caluen

 After a four-year wait since the project’s inception in 2020, Magdaragat – An Anthology of Filipino-Canadian Writing was formally launched in Toronto on Wednesday (March 20) at Ben McNally’s Books,

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