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Where were you during EDSA Revolution?

Philippines Philippine church groups join 38th EDSA People Power Anniversary protest Mark Saludes Licas News Church groups join the thousands of protesters who marched to the EDSA Shrine along Ortigas Avenue in Quezon City in the Philippines on February 24, 2024, in commemoration of the 38th anniversary of the EDSA People Power uprising that toppled […]

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Pumanaw: Community pillar Socorro ‘Coring’ Juan dies at 80

Winnipeg, Manitoba Beloved advocate succumbs to cancer Tireless community advocate  Socorro ‘Coring’ Juan has died. Friends posted her death today ( February 12, 2024) of cancer. Active with her advocacies up and until her death Juan was advocating for cancer research and was featured in a Winnipeg Health Science Centre Foundation ad in March 2022.

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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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Court allows De Lima to post bail, enjoy freedom

Duterte critic “thanks” Marcos administration for respecting court’s independence By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez “Freedom!” was what former senator Leila de Lima said moments after hearing that the court had granted her bail. A jubilant De Lima, while exiting the hall of justice, also mentioned President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s administration, thanking the President for “respecting” the

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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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First Filipino-Canadian anthology introduced in Vancouver book fest

Vancouver, B.C. Word Vancouver features writers behind upcoming book Invisible No More: Filipino Words  Charmaine Y. Rodriguez The extraordinary journeys of various Filipino-Canadians and meaningful stories about their families were compiled into a special book that will be launched this November by Cormorant Books. And for the first time, ‘Filipino Words’ are invisible no more

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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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Manitoba elections: Filipinos could be game-changer

Updated: September 14, 2023, 1o:30 A.M. Manitoba Can Filipino-Canadians make historic change in Manitoba? Analysis Teodoro Alcuitas Editor PhilippineCanadianNews.Com Whichever way the Manitoba elections go on October 3, it will be historic according to pundits. If the PCs prevail, Heather Stefanson will have become the first woman in the province’s history to lead her party

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