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Breaking: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa to speak at SFU tonight

Vancouver, B. C. Ressa is first and only Filipino to receive an honorary degree from a Canadian university Charmaine Y. Rodriguez and Teodoro Alcuitas Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Simon Fraser University (SFU) Honorary Degree …

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Filipino-Canadian school principal runs for Catholic School Board Trustee in Ontario

Ontario Wants to bring fresh perspective By Tony A. San Juan, OCT.   Herman Viloria, a long-serving Catholic high school principal in Mississauga and Brampton, is seeking election as Separate School Trustee for Wards 2 …

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The Class of 2022: Grandmother gets her Bachelor’s degree at 73

Updated: July 6, 2022, 4:25 P.M. Winnipeg, Manitoba Emma Grayda Ongsansoy  finished with a Gold Medal,  Bachelor of Arts Degree, Major in Religion and Culture from the University of Winnipeg First Person: Contributed Editor’s note: Achieving a higher …

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Lawyer’s group celebrates Filipino Heritage Month with Justices

Toronto, Ontario  Canada’s three Filipino-Canadian justices in webinar on June 1st, 2022 Tony A. San Juan, OCT-Retired   In celebration of “Filipino Heritage Month” the Filipino Canadian Lawyers Network ( FCLN) will feature Canada’s three …

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Toronto’s Catholic School Board appoints Garry Tanuan chair

Toronto, Ontario  Race Relations Committee reconstituted with Tanuan and three Filipino-Canadians  Tony A. San Juan, OCT-Retired The Toronto Catholic District School Board( TCDSB), Canada’s largest Catholic school system in terms of student population, has reconstituted its …

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International Women’s Day: All-girl team from Philippines wins first place

Philippines 2022 UNESCO World Engineering Day Hackathon Beats UBC Okanagan The WONDERPETS all-girl student team of Batangas State University (BatStateU) has bagged first place with its water pollution reduction solution in the 2022 World Engineering …

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Nina Lee Aquino first Filipina and woman of colour to head Canada’s English Theatre

Updated: January 13, 2022, 10:11 A.M. Ottawa Historic appointment Breaking glass ceilings in her career  Opinion Teodoro ‘Ted’ Alcuitas An outspoken and fierce advocate for diversity in theatre has been appointed to head Canada’s national …

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