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King Charles confirms having cancer, seeking treatment

75-year-old monarch issues public statement, breaks Royal tradition By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez The Buckingham Palace issued an official statement confirming that King Charles has cancer but did not give any specific details. “During The King’s recent hospital procedure for benign prostate enlargement, a separate issue of concern was noted. Subsequent diagnostic tests have identified a […]

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BC nurse takes another bid for CNA board

Vancouver, B.C. Victoria Casas-Alcuaz seeks representation Teodoro Alcuitas A Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Frail Elderly-Older Adult Network is seeking a nomination for the board of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA), the governing body for Canada’s 460,000 nurses. This is the second attempt of Victoria Casas-Alcuaz, the clinical nurse specialist at Fraser Health Authority where

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Canada to cut student permits by 35% this year

Immigration Minister announces more changes in student visa program By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez Saying that the rapid increases in the number of international students arriving in Canada put pressure on housing, health care and other services, the Government of Canada announced a reduction of student visas by 35 percent for 2024. In a press conference

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International students in Canada now at 1 million

Statistics Canada shows Filipino students comprise third biggest group By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez Canada is now a temporary home to one million foreign students with over half of them in Ontario, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) reported. According to a Globe and Mail report, Canada has 1,028,850 study permit holders as of the

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Incel-member who murdered Filipina Ashley Noelle Arzaga sentenced to life

Toronto, Ontario The intel-inspired terrorist who killed 24-year old Ashley Noel Arzaga in 2020 has been found guilty on Nov. 28 for acts of terrorism and sentenced to life in prison with no eligibility for parole for ten years. Oguzhan Sert was a teenager at the time when he brutally killed Arzaga, the mother of

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Breaking: Will the ‘Son of Man’ be finally brought to justice?

Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Christ Analysis Teodoro Alcuitas Editor, Philippine Canadian News After two years of evading justice, the controversial preacher and Duterte confidant Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Christ is now facing a senate investigation into alleged human trafficking, sexual abuse, rape and child abuse incidents. Opposition Senator Riza

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A South of Metro Manila Oasis for Filipinos in Canada

Come home to RLC Residences’ nature-inspired Woodsville Crest in Parañaque City, Philippines For Canada’s most hardworking population, retreating into your own sanctuary is a must. Filipinos in Canada are among the hardest working people in the country, Statistics Canada reported in June this year using its labor data. Yes. There’s no “Juan Tamad” here, as

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Champion Filipino-Canadian martial artist trains kids

Philippine martial art forms like sikaran, arnis are being taught in Winnipeg By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez Winnipeg teen Jayzelle Policarpio became a champion in sikaran and arnis, ancient Filipino martial art forms, at age 12. Today, she trains younger students and is helping promote part of her culture. “As a Filipino-Canadian who has not been

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Canadian immigration authorities intercept former Philippine police chief

General Azurin arrived at the Langley airport in BC and “voluntarily” returns home after questioning By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday confirmed that former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Rodolfo Azurin Jr. was intercepted by immigration authorities upon his arrival at the Langley airport in British Columbia, Canada.

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Basketball: Canada wins historic First Basketball World Cup Medal


Vancouver, B.C. Philippines wins against China, booked last ticket for Olympic qualifiers Mildred German Team Canada’s Senior Men’s Basketball National Team concludes the 2023 FIBA World Cup with a historic win- its first medal, a bronze, on September 10, 2023 in Manila, Philippines after a bout with the United States. Competing and winning in the

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